Axis network radar technology is a welcome addition to its already extensive product portfolio. The area detection technology ignores many common triggers that result in false alarms, and has been designed for easy installation and integration with existing systems.
Radar technology is used for accurate and reliable area detection of moving objects in a variety of light and weather conditions. It is a good complement to cameras with video motion detection and can be used to track moving objects with PTZ cameras. Radar also allows for a wide area to be covered whilst thermal cameras are more suitable for long perimeter protection.
Developed primarily for medium-sized industrial installations, the product is designed to integrate with Axis cameras and video management systems (VMS) – in addition to surveillance systems and VMS from other major vendors.
Vandal-proof and suitable for outdoor use, the AXIS D2050-VE can deliver real-time information about the position, speed, angle, and size of a moving object. With a longer range than passive infrared sensors, it covers a wide field of detection, while minimising the number of false alarms triggered by spiders, small animals, moving shadows and light reflections. The radar motion detector can be set to trigger camera recording, activate a horn speaker, or switch on a light for deterrence and improved visibility on camera.
Axis’ network radar detector can be used as a standalone product or as part of a surveillance system. Thanks to its open interface, it is compatible with Axis cameras and can be easily integrated with Axis Camera Station and Axis Camera Management software – as well as other video management systems – for straightforward management and maintenance.
‘Radar closes a gap as it offers good area coverage, detects movement with high accuracy, and reduces false alarms,’ states Andres Vigren, Global Product Manager, Axis Communications. ‘Compared to simple motion detectors, AXIS D2050-VE provides additional information of detected objects which allows for auto-tracking with Axis PTZ cameras. Customers can now easily add proven radar technology to their existing or new surveillance systems to protect their premises.’