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Lightfinder 2.0 – what is it and what difference does it make?

September 18th, 2019 by Amy Watkins

Lightfinder 2.0

In May this year Axis launched some new cameras which contained Lightfinder 2.0. This was slipped in quietly as a feature, but nevertheless intrigued us. What exactly is it?

Lightfinder technology is geared around providing full colour HD video, even in near darkness. The claims are that Lightfinder 2.0 provides:

  • More realistic colours
  • Clearer visibility of dark areas
  • More details captured
  • Sharper images
  • Less motion blur

As most cameras now have some way of providing usable night images how impressive is Lightfinder 2.0 in this context?

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Axis new chipset – a game changer?

September 12th, 2019 by Amy Watkins

A computer chip over a CCTV camera

Every 2 years or so, Axis releases a new chip into their cameras, the latest one is ARTPEC-7. While that isn’t newsworthy by itself, what it enables the cameras to do is.

ARTPEC-7 promises better imaging, more powerful compression, enhanced security features and on edge analytics. It sounds very impressive, but what’s really going into the chip and will it make a difference in real deployments?

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Cyber security and low light performance – must be the Axis P1375

August 29th, 2019 by Amy Watkins

Axis P1375 and P1375-E

Part of the P13 range of great ‘all-rounder’ IP cameras, the Axis P1375 and P1375-E have a few unexpected extras. As well as its expected high quality footage, the camera has new cyber security features, like ‘secure boot’, to add extra protection.

This model is among the first to feature the new ARTPEC-7 chipset and Lightfinder 2.0 to boost low light performance.

Without further ado, let’s find out a bit more about these new models.

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Exclusive special offer – Axis P14 and P32 series cameras with free XProtect Express+ licences

August 7th, 2019 by Amy Watkins

Axis P14 & P32 cameras with XProtect Express+ with Care Plus

Introducing our exclusive summer offer – purchase any Axis P14 or P32 camera and claim a Milestone XProtect Express+ software licence and 1-year Care Plus – FREE.

This exclusive offer includes the full range of P14 series bullet and P32 dome cameras. When you purchase a camera from either series from Network Webcams, you can claim a free Milestone XProtect Express+ base licence, camera licence and 1-year of Care Plus.

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A long-range night vision security camera built for exposed locations

April 25th, 2019 by Amy Watkins

Two views of an Axis Q6215-LE with a port in the background

Designed to meet exacting military standards, the Axis Q6215-LE is a heavy-duty outdoor pan-tilt-zoom model. Ideal for surveillance in demanding situations like airports and harbours, which requires detailed CCTV footage, high controllability and powerful 30x optical zoom.

This advanced camera enables 24-hour surveillance over long distances thanks to its innovative features. More on these later…

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The Axis P14 series – what you need to know

April 4th, 2019 by Amy Watkins

Axis P14 ip camera with a city square background

Axis has updated their popular P14 series, which now consists of four in/outdoor bullet cameras. All of them contain improved light sensitivity, IR illumination and compression technology in a compact body of 260mm long.

Let’s take a look at the technology in the latest P14 cameras:

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Top IP cameras contenders for 2019

February 25th, 2019 by Amy Watkins

Top IP camera picks for 2019

If you’re looking for some guidance on IP cameras, then reviewing our recommended models can help your decision. There are a number of products, which stand out from the rest. This top 10 should give you to some solutions to consider whatever your surveillance scenario.

In no particular order, our top picks for 2019 are:

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Vivotek, Mobotix & Axis make strides in cyber security

November 26th, 2018 by Amy Watkins

Vivotek camera with a padlock

Three separate companies have recently made strides to make their IP cameras more secure. Vivotek have announced a collaboration with a cyber security company. Mobotix have passed a penetration test on their hardware and software. Finally, Axis offer free email alerts if new vulnerabilities are discovered.

Vivotek partners with Trend Micro

In October Vivotek announced a collaboration with Trend Micro, a cyber security company, to reduce vulnerabilities in their products. What this means for Vivotek customers is they now have and extra layer of security with Trend Micro’s anti-intrusion technology to be embedded into Vivotek cameras.

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Axis Companion – small business solutions

October 3rd, 2018 by Amy Watkins

Axis Companion range

You may have noticed the addition of ‘small solutions’ to our menu. The full title is small business solutions and it’s where you’ll find the Axis Companion range. Designed to give small businesses a straightforward, professional security surveillance system, the Companion range of cameras and NVRs can be purchased separately or as a system.

What’s in the range?

There are three recorders:

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Axis Camera Station Core Licence Change

September 1st, 2018 by Amy Watkins

Axis Camera Station - Core device licences for Axis, Universal for Non-Axis

The maximum device limit has been removed from Axis Camera Station 5 (ACS 5) Core device licences. This is good news as it makes ACS 5 more flexible, it simplifies the licence structure and the cost has stayed the same.

Created for small to medium sized businesses, Axis Camera Station enables companies to monitor and record from cameras and supports integration with access control and speakers, all from one interface. There’s also a mobile app, for monitoring on the go.

As with most Axis products it’s easy to set up and use, with a setup wizard to guide you through camera integration as well as smart search to make finding an incident simple.

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