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Raytec VARIO IP Network Illuminators Win Security Essen Award 2014 06/10/2014

RAYTEC WINS SECURITY ESSEN AWARD FOR VARIO IPPOE!

Raytec is proud to announce that they have won a coveted Security Essen Technology Innovation award for their new VARIO IPPoE range of network illuminators. The UK CCTV lighting manufacturer fought off tough competition and beat 6 other big names in manufacturing to win the bronze title at the German exhibition. As the first ever IP addressable CCTV illuminator,VARIO IPPoE has made a big name for itself in the security industry and it is now the most decorated CCTV lighting product in the world. VARIO IPPoE has also won an... Read More

Raytec VARIO Illuminators Illinois Police Department Case Study 11/09/2014

ILLINOIS POLICE DEPT. CHOOSE VARIO IR

A Police Department in Illinois has chosen Raytec’saward-winning VARIO Infra-Red LED Illuminators to provide high performance surveillance lighting for an urban concert park. With large public events regularly taking place in the park, good lighting was required to improve CCTV image quality for ensuring public safety and reducing crime. The previous street lighting along the park’s pathways did not provide optimal illumination for night time surveillance. It produced a highly uneven spread of light and was not aligned with the camera field of view, leading to poor quality, unusable images... Read More

Raytec VARIOIP Network Illuminators 03/09/2014

NETWORK LIGHTING EVEN EASIER WITH HTTP COMMANDS

Raytec introduce new HTTP commands for controlling their VARIO IP PoE network illuminators from any network device. VARIO IP PoE allows for quick and easy remote set up, commissioning, operation and maintenance of your CCTV lighting scheme from anywhere on the network 24/7. Lighting can be triggered on alarm to deter crime via other network devices e.g. cameras/detectors/VMS. Users can also take instant manual control of any illuminator to respond to live events or fine tune CCTV images, or operate lighting in groups making it much easier and quicker to control large... Read More

Raytec Graduate Training Programme Graduates Under IR 20/08/2014

NEW GRADUATE TRAINEE PROGRAMME

Raytec is delighted to welcome the arrival of 5 high-calibre graduates as part of a new Graduate TraineeProgramme, who will support and foster Raytec’sgrowth and commitment to lighting innovation for security and safety critical applications. The new graduates, Ben Chipping, Callum Ryder, Deepak Ghosh, Jazmin Adams and Michael Steel, will engage in a two year programme of exciting live projects in different areas of the business, taking on roles in sales, marketing, product design and R&D. The introduction of the programme further demonstrates Raytec’s commitment to investing in people, and... Read More

Raytec Light Fight - Compare Current Surveillance Technologies 07/08/2014
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RAYTEC ‘LIGHT FIGHT’ VIDEOS EVALUATE CURRENT NIGHT VISION TECHNOLOGIES

All cameras need adequate lighting to generate high quality images during the hours of darkness. No Light = No Picture. But with multiple night vision technologies in the market today, security professionals often ask the question – ‘why does my camera need dedicated CCTV lighting at night?’ To help the industry achieve a deeper understanding of night vision, Raytec recently showcased their new “Light Fight” videos at IFSEC. The 5 practical videos compare the relative performance of Raytec Stand-alone LED lighting against competing night vision technologies and highlight how each... Read More

Raytec Raymax Illuminators protect Australian Water Plant 14/07/2014

RAYMAX IR PROTECTS AUSTRALIAN WATER PLANT

South Australia Water has chosen Raytec Infra-Red illuminators in a state-of-the-art perimeter security upgrade of their water treatment plant in Adelaide, South Australia. Initially, the tender called for visible lighting to provide a specified 3 lux for the cameras around the fence line. However specialist security designers and integrators AG Security Group proposed an entirely different solution that was successful in winning the tender; putting forward Raytec Infra-Red CCTV lighting. “We had previously deployed Raytec lighting on similar projects”comments Wayne McKenny, Project Manager of AG Security Group, “and the products... Read More

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