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Archive for 2015

An industry first: Axis IP-based PoE horn speaker

April 14th, 2015 by Jessica Brooks

Axis C3003-EAxis has launched the C3003-E horn speaker, a unique product as it is the first IP-based, amplified horn speaker on the market suitable for outdoor use featuring PoE. It is ideal for use alongside IP cameras.

Installation of the unit is easy as audio and power are transmitted through the Ethernet cable and no electrical cabling is needed. Integrated with IP cameras or any major video management system (VMS), a camera can trigger the speaker to play a pre-recorded message in case of trespassing or intruder detection, whereas you can also make verbal announcements from any remote location via your network or the Internet.


New: Axis Zipstream compression technology

March 19th, 2015 by Frank Crouwel

We heard about Axis’ new Zipstream compression technology at a recent Axis partner event and today Axis has made the formal public announcement that this potentially interesting technology is being introduced into its product range, starting with the existing Axis Q1615 and Q1635 models and the Q35 series. A firmware upgrade on these models will be required to start making use of Zipstream.


The Axis Q6045 series Mark II is here – what’s new?

February 25th, 2015 by Jessica Brooks

Axis Q6045 Mark II modelsNow available from Axis are the recently launched, improved ‘Mark II’ versions of the indoor Q6045, the outdoor Q6045-E, the Q6045-C outdoor with active cooling and the stainless steel, pressurised Q6045-S marine-grade model,  all featuring high-speed pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) functionality but providing even more features and capabilities than before at no additional cost. So what’s new?


Flexible cameras that let you see more – new additions to the Axis F-series

February 12th, 2015 by Jessica Brooks

Axis F-seriesBack in October last year, the Axis F-series cameras were launched, comprising a main unit and separate ultra-compact sensor modules; a concept never seen before from the leading IP video manufacturer. Not only did this enables discreet sensors to be placed up to 12m away from the main unit, but also provided a cost-effective and covert solution for small space monitoring such as ATMs and for mobile applications such as transport. With the recent release of the new F44 main unit and F1025 and F1035-E sensors, we take a look at the complete Axis F-series and what it offers…


Unique feature – Sony’s new Dual Light System

January 14th, 2015 by Jessica Brooks

Sony SNC-VB632DThe latest edition to the Sony outdoor camera range is the innovative SNC-VB632D infrared bullet network camera. Not only is the new model capable of HD 1080p at 60 frames per second it also incorporates Sony’s newly adopted Dual-Light system for ultimate night-time surveillance. Using both infrared and white light LEDs, the SNC-VB632D delivers high performance illumination during night-time, even providing a visual deterrent to intruders.