Iluminar News

Security Industry Association to present Edwina Reynolds with SIA Progress Award at Honors Night

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named industry veteran Edwina (Eddie) Reynolds – president and CEO of Iluminar Inc. – as the 2018 recipient of the inaugural SIA Progress Award, an honour presented by SIA’s Women in Security Forum celebrating individuals who pave the way to success for women in the security industry. The award will be presented to Reynolds during SIA Honors Night on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in New York City. Reynolds has been the founder and CEO of multi...

iluminar CEO Eddie Reynolds appointed ambassador for IoT Now Conference to be held on Sep 19, 2018

iluminar Inc., the specialist manufacturer and supplier of infrared and white light illuminators, is proud to announce that CEO Eddie Reynolds has been selected as an ambassador for the 2018 IoT Now Applications in Connectivity Conference. The seminar will take place Sept. 19, 2018 in the Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center, in Tysons, Va. 2108 IoT Now Applications in Connectivity Conference IoT Now will focus on innovations in physical security, cybersecurity, industrial automation, digital tra...

10 security market players share their top professional advice

Technology, products and services are vital to the security market, but so are the people behind them. This year, SourceSecurity.com has been highlighting some of the key characters who make up the security market. Along the way, we’ve discovered a broad spectrum of experiences and viewpoints that make up the industry. Many of the most insightful responses were to the question: What is the best professional advice you have received (and from whom)? Don’t underestima...

iluminar enters Ameristar’s Perimeter InSite partnership initiative improving lighting technology

iluminar Inc., the specialist manufacturer and supplier of infrared and white light illuminators, announced that it will join Ameristar Perimeter Security’s Perimeter InSite partnership initiative as the expert in perimeter lighting technology. Spearheaded by Ameristar, Perimeter InSite is a strategic initiative that aims to bring together industry leaders from several technology sectors to offer customers integrated perimeter security solutions that address and mitigate a variety of thre...

Getting to know Eddie Reynolds, President & CEO of Iluminar

As the founder and CEO of several established CCTV companies, Ms. Eddie Reynolds is at the forefront of bringing innovation to the surveillance industry. In 2009 Reynolds co-founded Iluminar Inc., a leading manufacturer and global supplier of IR and white light illuminators and licence plate recognition products. Before launching this venture, Reynolds founded Raytec Technologies, Inc. and oversaw operations until 2009. Her extensive experience in the CCTV industry also includes work with compan...

3 Reasons to switch to LED security lighting

Increasing the quality of illumination with LED can help deter crime and improve the accuracy of video analytics One of the greatest challenges that indoor and outdoor security surveillance solutions face is lack of light. However, obtaining the proper amount of illumination for security goes beyond merely flooding a specific area with light. Without an adequate lighting source, video cameras are ineffective. When capturing only dark, blurry images and video, they can quickl...

Shedding light on integrated cameras and independent illuminators

Lighting, or the absence of it, is one issue that significantly affects a camera’s video quality Video surveillance has rapidly advanced over the last two decades. Today, integrators can purchase IP cameras offering complete network control, megapixel cameras with HD imaging, and PTZ cameras with remote directional control. Although these features are impressive, they don't solve all the challenges that surveillance solutions face. Importance of lighting for camera per...

iluminar LED lighting increases security and efficiency at US borders

iluminar's solution enhances image capture and also acts as a deterrent against criminal behaviour iluminar Inc, the specialist manufacturer and supplier of infrared (IR) and white light illuminators, was selected by Van Cleve & Associates, Inc. to provide strategic LED illumination for US Government border control. US border control concerns Border control has been a topic of concern in the United States for many years, and has become a critical aspect of overall securi...

Iluminar advocates use of separate illuminators for better video image clarity and video analytics

Today’s video cameras are better than ever, now able to capture images despite low light and other impediments. But do the images always provide enough clarity for security applications and/or for video analytics? The ability to capture an image in a variety of environments isn’t the same as capturing the best possible image, says Eddie Reynolds, President and CEO of Iluminar Inc., a provider of LED white light and infrared illuminators to the video surveillance market. Better came...

IR and white CCTV lighting manufacturer, Iluminar, joins Arecont Vision Technology Partner Programme

Iluminar products are available in Arecont Vision MegaLab as part of agreement to enable pre-installation integration and new product testing Arecont Vision®, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced that Iluminar, a leading manufacturer of IR and white light illumination products, has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Programme. Iluminar products are available in the Arecont Vision MegaLab™ as part of the agreement to ena...

Iluminar joins Axis Communications’ Technology Partner Programme to offer top quality video and CCTV performance

Iluminar and Axis’ integrated security solutions will provide the highest quality video and CCTV performance to customers Iluminar Inc., a manufacturer specialising in infrared and white light illuminators, has joined Axis Communications’ Technology Partner Program. Iluminar brings over two decades of experience and expertise in lighting technology, innovation and specification to Axis’ premier network of 80,000 partners in 179 countries. Axis is the number o...

iluminar LED lighting products for Katamai National Park & Preserve in Alaska

iluminar’s IR919 series provides illumination for the scene most populated by the bears for their fishing activities Named after Mount Katmai, an active volcano situated in the region, Katamai National Park & Preserve in Southern Alaska is famed for its native Alaskan brown bears. The area was awarded national park status in 1980 to protect the region. Katamai is widely known for its remote beauty and wildlife, including sock-eye salmon and the brown bears that feed...