IP opens doors to a new world of physical access control
It is no exaggeration to say that network video has revolutionised the world of CCTV. Now the access control industry is on the verge of a similar, groundbreaking development. Once again, the driving force is the transition to TCP/IP-based systems.
Since the introduction of the first network camera by Axis Communications in 1996, digital network video surveillance systems has developed fast and now delivers a wide variety of advanced features that never could have been attained by solely relying on analogue technology. Today, distributors, integrators and not the least, end users have come to expect a wide range of useful functionalities such as; remote accessibility, high image quality, event management and intelligent video capabilities along with easy integration, better scalability, greater flexibility and cost-effectiveness.
- Small basic systems
- Large and more advanced systems
- Benefits of standards
- New business opportunities
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