Raytec Ltd News

Raytec introduces PULSESTAR LED illuminators for ANPR/LPR and machine vision applications

Raytec are proud to launch PULSESTAR, a new range of high-intensity pulsed LED illuminators designed for ANPR/LPR and machine vision applications. PULSESTAR delivers on-demand lighting to perfectly illuminate fast moving objects. The lighting pulse of the illuminator can be easily synced with the camera shutter via a TTL input to ensure maximum light levels precisely when necessary. Pulsed LED technology delivers significant uplifts in illuminator performance compared to equivalent non-pulsed i...

Raytec’s VARIO2 IP Hybrid video surveillance solution wins Detektor International Award 2017

Raytec’s VARIO2 IP Hybrid Network Illuminator has won an award for Innovative Achievement (Video Surveillance) at the Detektor International Awards 2017 that were held in Stockholm, Sweden. As the first and the only IP-enabled Hybrid Network Illuminator in the market, VARIO2 IP Hybrid represents all of the best Raytec technology integrated into a single platform. It combines 4 key technologies, namely infrared, white light, PoE and IP connectivity into a single networked package, which mak...

OPTEX Europe exhibits for first time at Sicurezza 2017, Milan

OPTEX Europe will be exhibiting for the first time at Sicurezza in Milan to showcase its wider range of detection and LED lighting devices. The portfolio on show will cover perimeter protection and security, as well as transportation safety devices and vehicle sensors – a perfect opportunity to meet the team and discuss new applications. OPTEX presence at Sicurezza Part of the OPTEX team present at the show will be Mark Cosgrave, Western Europe Divisional Manager for OPTEX EMEA and Sandr...

Raytec VARIO2 IR illuminators capture new wild animal footage in Kruger National Park, South Africa

Raytec VARIO2 illuminators have been installed in the greater Kruger National Park in South Africa to capture amazing footage of some rather large and wild animals. Raytec illuminators have been used in some of the most challenging and exciting environments globally, everywhere from the Arctic Circle to the jungles of Borneo, and when specialist wildlife film makers WildEarth were looking for a solution for their live night time filming needs they turned to Raytec for support. In the film and T...

Raytec introduces new range of VARIO2 IP Hybrid Illuminators

Raytec have released their new range of VARIO2 IP Hybrid Illuminators that combine 4 key technologies into a single package and immediately becomes the smartest and most connected illuminator in the security market today. Each illuminator combines Infra-Red, White-Light, IP connectivity and PoE technology into a single networked package – designed to deliver the right light for any situation, at any time. Hybrid compact illuminator VARIO2 IP Hybrid utilises Raytec’s latest PLATINUM...

Wavestore VMS version 6.6 features Smart Search and enhanced event handling capability

The latest version introduces Smart Search feature, compatible with ONVIF Profile S cameras Wavestore, a British manufacturer of open platform video management software (VMS), has launched v6.6 of its VMS to deliver enhanced functionality to systems integrators and end-users alike. This new version is available as an upgrade for existing users and will be shipped as standard with all new orders.Quick and efficient video searchThe latest version introduces Wavestore’s Sma...

Raytec introduces VARIO 2 IP and VARIO 2 PoE network illuminators

Both new product lines feature the latest Platinum Elite LED technology, delivering up to 200% more power Raytec have launched two new product lines as they continue to invest in network lighting. VARIO 2 IP and VARIO 2 PoE will provide purpose built lighting solutions for network applications and sit alongside the existing range of VARIO 2 illuminators. Both new product lines feature the latest Platinum Elite LED technology from Raytec, delivering up to 200% more power, dista...

Raytec transforms security for the National Bank of Romania

Raytec's Infra-Red and White-Light solutions will deliver huge improvement to surveillance image quality at night Raytec LED lighting has transformed security at a multi-site installation for the National Bank of Romania. As part of a large upgrade to an IP surveillance system, both Infra-Red and White-Light solutions were deployed to deliver a huge improvement to surveillance image quality at night and to create a safer, more effective working environment. Bank security chal...

Raytec continues expansion by moving to new headquarter in Ashington, Northumberland

The new move will support Raytec’s plans to extend their product portfolio even further The last year has been busy for UK surveillance and hazardous area lighting manufacturer Raytec. Having outgrown their current premises, Raytec are delighted to announce that they have moved to a bigger and better facility. The move to the new 30,000 sq. ft. UK premises in Ashington, Northumberland comes to support Raytec’s plans for continued growth in 2017 and beyond—pr...

Raytec redesigns website for quick and easy navigation on both desktop and mobile

Visitors can make a selection based on type, brand, market, or by a specific term in the smart search bar Raytec launches newly redesigned website that’s dedicated to helping customers deliver the best lighting solutions for video surveillance. In an age where everyone needs access to information quickly and easily, the new website provides user friendly experience across all devices whether one is sat at a desktop looking for a product datasheet or searching for an int...

Security industry manufacturers push for environmentally accredited products with ISO 14001 certification

Many security manufacturers are working towards ISO 14001, an internationally-recognised standard for the environmental management of businesses How green are security industry manufacturers? As innovation (much of it driven from home video and mobile phones) continues, it’s likely that our sector’s carbon footprint will decrease since compact products use up fewer raw materials. Even casual observers will note that integrators are falling over themselves to gain e...

Raytec VARIO IP Illuminators integrated with Avigilon Control Center VMS

Raytec is delighted to announce that VARIO IP Network Illuminators are now fully integrated with the Avigilon Control Center (ACC) ™ Video Management System from Avigilon™. Improved security event response capabilities Through the use of the integration with the Avigilon Control Center from Avigilon™, VARIO IP illuminators can now operate in conjunction with Avigilon HD video security cameras and other network devices. This integration improves security event response capabil...