Surveillance & Security News for May 2021

Axis Communications has launched an updated version of AXIS Site Designer to improve accuracy

Axis Communications has launched an updated version of AXIS Site Designer to further improve accuracy, simplicity and efficiency in designing surveillance systems. The new version of this free, award-winning web application now supports designing both simpler systems using Axis end-to-end solutions as well as larger, more complex systems featuring selected third-party Video Management Systems. Simplifying task The tool simplifies the task of identifying the best products to fit the exact opera...

Axis Communications launched AXIS Q6215-LE PTZ Network Camera

Axis Communications has launched AXIS Q6215-LE PTZ Network Camera to meet the increasing demand for more heavy-duty PTZ cameras with built-in IR (Infrared) illumination. This new model comes with a 1/2-inch sensor and combines great image quality with fast pan, tilt, and zoom functionality. Design and functions OptimizedIR with IR-LEDs that adjust to the camera’s zoom and can deliver superior videos in low light or complete darkness The camera features long-range OptimizedIR with IR-LEDs...

Axis and Genetec partner on new door controller for use with third party software

Axis is announcing a joint integration between Genetec’s Security Centre SynergisTM and the recently announced AXIS A1601 Network Door Controller. This integration addresses the needs of medium and large-sized organisations with multiple sites. This new integration to Genetec’s Security Centre SynergisTM extends the combined offerings for physical access control to more clearly address advanced access management requirements. As a result, administrators can now manage all door contr...

Axis launches Camera Station S11 recorder series with flexible storage options designed for seamless integration

Axis Communications launches AXIS Camera Station S11 recorder series, a family of recording solutions with flexible storage options and form factors, designed for seamless and reliable integration to existing Axis network cameras. These out-of-the-box ready solutions are easy-to-install and comes with AXIS Camera Station licences and pre-configured software. AXIS S11 Recorder Series offer flexible storage with capacity up to 140 TB and support for as many as 16 additional camera licences. The i...

Axis explains how Zipstream and Lightfinder help in reducing bitrate in video surveillance

It’s a common misconception that the better the quality of an image, the higher the bitrate will be. However, this is not always the case. In fact, sometimes technology developed to improve the usability of a video has the positive side-effect of reducing bitrate since it removes image noise or unwanted movements in the video. Bitrate in video surveillance is important as it affects the bandwidth capacity and storage of the video. In simple terms, an increase in bitrate increases the band...

AXIS C8210 network audio amplifier provides traditional and passive speakers the benefits of network audio

AXIS C8210 network audio amplifier enables any passive speaker to benefit from the same feature set as Axis network speakers. The new product, which will be announced at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in The Netherlands in February, makes migration from traditional to network audio systems smart and easy. Network audio speaker AXIS C8210 transforms any passive speaker into a network audio speaker so users can utilise the speakers of their choice, independent of form factor, colour or brand....

AXIS perimeter defender supports a PTZ autotracking application to provide an enhanced solution for perimeter protection

Axis Communications’ intrusion detection analytics, AXIS perimeter defender, now supports a pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) autotracking application, enabling a fixed camera and a PTZ camera to work seamlessly together to provide an enhanced solution for perimeter protection. The new application allows a fixed thermal or visual camera running AXIS perimeter defender to detect people and vehicles, and—when an alarm is triggered—take control of a PTZ camera to track and get closer views of...

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