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Raytec IFSEC World Cup Competition 2014 13/07/2014

WORLD CUP 2014 COMPETITION

To celebrate the World Cup 2014 and the power of IP lighting, Raytec are offering the opportunity to win a set of signed, framed shirts from the worlds two best players. Just tweet #tweetmylights between Monday 16th June and Friday 20th June to enter the competition. The promotion is timed to coincide with IFSEC and we will have a special white-light illuminator linked up to twitter. Every time someone enters the competition and tweets #tweetmylights the light will flash in real time. Come and see it in action at IFSEC 2014 in booth E600.... Read More

Raytec VARIOIP Network Illuminators 09/07/2014

NETWORK ILLUMINATORS NOW WITH POE

Winner of the ‘IFSEC Best CCTV System of the Year’, Raytec’s range of VARIO network illuminators has now been extended to include PoE capability and 4 new model sizes in both Infra-Red and White-Light. PoE capability allows for a much quicker and more cost effective lighting installation. VARIO IP PoE illuminators can be easily integrated onto an existing network infrastructure, with no local mains connections or special electrical labour required. Operated via integrated web interface or VMS, VARIOIP PoE allows for quick and easy remote set up, commissioning, operation and maintenance... Read More

Raytec SPARTAN Hazardous Area Lighting - Closer Look Video-1 11/06/2014

RAYTEC SPARTAN – A CLOSER LOOK

Raytec is delighted to launch SPARTAN – a full range of ATEX/ IECEx LED floodlights for hazardous area environments. SPARTAN is designed as the most efficient and most maintenance friendly solution for environments such as oil & gas on shore/off-shore, food processing and chemical plants, which require high performance and reliability in the most extreme operating conditions.

Raytec Spartan Hazardous Area Lighting - Easy Maintenance and Reliability video1 11/06/2014

SPARTAN – EASY MAINTENANCE AND RELIABILITY

LED technology is the future of the lighting market for hazardous area environments. Watch the video to explore more about SPARTAN – a modular LED Ex light which can provide huge installation and maintenance savings for drill rig applications

Raytec Raymax Illuminators Protect Airport Case Study 11/06/2014

AIRPORT PROTECTED BY RAYMAX 300

Raymax Infra-Red units have been deployed to secure the main perimeter of Alexander the Great Airport inSkopje, Macedonia. Working in conjunction with Turkish distributor, Sensormatic, and distributor Y3K, the Raymax Platinum long range Infra-Red illuminators were installed alongside HD PTZ Speed Dome cameras to secure Macedonia’s largest airport. The Raymax Platinum range can deliver Infra-Red illumination up to 700m from a single unit, making it the perfect solution for remote perimeter applications where cameras need additional lighting. The 180 degree platinum units can deliver distances beyond 100m, perfect when PTZ domes... Read More

Raytec Spartan Hazardous Area Lighting video 11/06/2014

INTRODUCING SPARTAN HAZARDOUS AREA LIGHTING RANGE

Raytec is delighted to launch SPARTAN – a full range of ATEX/ IECEx LED floodlights for hazardous area environments. SPARTAN is designed as the most efficient and most maintenance friendly solution for environments such as oil & gas on shore/off-shore, food processing and chemical plants, which require high performance and reliability in the most extreme operating conditions.

Raytec VARIO Illuminator Adelaide, Australia Case Study 23/05/2014

VARIO SECURES MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PROPERTY

VARIO Infra-Red LED lighting from Raytec has “exceeded expectations” as part of a high security IP CCTV system to protect an exclusive, multi-million dollar residential property in Unley Park, Adelaide, South Australia. Due to the size of the site, stretching over two roadways, a wireless Panasonic IP camera system was installed, but high quality, reliable lighting was needed to capture good images at night; and crucially for the end user, with zero light pollution. Integrator Fort Knox Security who designed and deployed the system recommended VARIO Infra-Red LED lighting from... Read More

Raytec white-paper - Lighting Theory 22/05/2014

White-Paper: Lighting Theory

Light is fundamental to video surveillance. Without light no images are possible as it is light that makes the world visible both to the human eye and to the surveillance camera. In this white-paper we discuss how  the performance of video surveillance systems depends not only on the essential components of camera and lens, but also on the quantity, quality, and distribution of available light. Light determines whether a subject can be viewed at all, at what distances, and the quality and direction of the light controls the appearance of the... Read More

Raytec VARIO Hybrid Infrared and Whitelight Illuminator 22/05/2014

ALL-IN-ONE HYBRID ILLUMINATOR LAUNCHED

Raytec have expanded their flagship range of VARIOilluminators to include a new, all-in-one Infra-Red and White-Light solution – VARIO Hybrid. VARIO hybrid seamlessly combines Raytec’s latest Infra-Red and White-Light LED technology into a single unit for easy installation and increased functionality. VARIO Hybrid works in conjunction with external detectors or alarm inputs to provide event triggered lighting on demand and proactively deter crime. The Infra-Red can be used for general CCTV surveillance and the White-Light can be triggered only whenneededon alarm via external devices, e.g. on detection of a subject,... Read More

Raytec Spartan Hazardous Area ATEX Lighting Oil Refinery Case Study 01/04/2014

SPARTAN PROTECTS OIL REFINERY

New SPARTAN hazardous area LED floodlights from Raytec have been chosen to protect a large oil refinery in the Middle East. In an LED lighting upgrade spanning the whole site, the oil refinery utilises not only hazardous area lighting, but also dedicated street and road lighting, lighting for transport, car parks and other general area lighting – and all from Raytec! The oil refinery wanted to improve security and safety on site by upgrading to high performance, reliable and energy efficient LED lighting. But with high risk areas across the site, the... Read More