AXIS D2050-VE Radar Detector

Promotional Feature 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...

IoT and Cybersecurity

Promotional Feature Steve Kenny, Industry Liaison, Architecture and Engineering at Axis Communications; ASIS UK Chapter Director of Systems, Information and Cybersecurity, looks at the challenge of security and IoT implementations. The demand for connected IoT devices is...

Innovating with Audio for Smarter Business

Following on from last month’s Smart Solutions articles which considered how the features and functions of networked audio systems can increase value for end users, Atul Rajput, Regional Director, Northern Europe, Axis Communications at Axis Communications, considers how...

The Power of IP-Enabled Audio

When looking to deploy a smart security system, it is important to consider not only how the smart functionality will enhance the level of protection on offer, but will also how it can increase the additional benefits for the end user. Smart solutions must deliver a range of...

Early Fire Detection in Critical Environments

Video smoke detection offers new possibilities for integrators and end customers, states Pieter Claerhout, CEO of Araani The surveillance and fire safety industries have traditionally been two separate worlds. But with the advent of video smoke detection (VSD), both communities...

Nowhere to hide; nowhere to fly

Countless stories have been appearing in the news over the years regarding drone activity. Industry analysts are predicting that the drone industry will be worth an estimated $100 billion within the next 24 months and it is estimated that a million new consumer drones are...

Using smartphones as keys for access control

John Allen, Business Development Manager Access Control, Axis Communications Mobile devices are everywhere. The number of mobile phone users alone was forecast to reach over 4.7 billion this year, with more than 60 per cent of the world’s population already owning one. Around two...

How to create a sustainable business

Axis’ commitment to sustainable business values, by Jens Strinsjö, Business Development Manager Architecture & Engineering Program, Nordics Short term thinking equals long term loss. That’s the lesson our Western business culture must understand to effectively operate in our...
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Benchmark articles on Axis Communications

12 to Try: Video Management

Benchmark looks at 12 products and systems of interest for security installers and system integrators involved in the design and ...
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12 to Try: Budget CCTV

Benchmark looks at 12 products and systems of interest for security installers and system integrators involved in the design and ...
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Early Fire Detection in Critical Environments

Video smoke detection offers new possibilities for integrators and end customers, states Pieter Claerhout, CEO of Araani The surveillance and fire ...
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Nowhere to hide; nowhere to fly

Countless stories have been appearing in the news over the years regarding drone activity. Industry analysts are predicting that the ...
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Using smartphones as keys for access control

John Allen, Business Development Manager Access Control, Axis Communications Mobile devices are everywhere. The number of mobile phone users alone ...
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How to create a sustainable business

Axis’ commitment to sustainable business values, by Jens Strinsjö, Business Development Manager Architecture & Engineering Program, Nordics Short term thinking ...
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Site Protection (Hardware): Axis – AXIS D2050-VE

Benchmark Innovation Awards 2018 Site Protection (Hardware) Winner: Axis - AXIS D2050-VE The AXIS D2050-VE is a network-connected radar detector which ...
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Video Test: Edge-based People Counting

Modern cameras feature increasing levels of processing power, and as a result the deployment of onboard analytics has turned from ...
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Cybersecurity Basics

Cybersecurity is set to become an increasingly important issue for installers and integrators in 2018. End users are demanding secure ...
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Video Test: Video Analytics Line-Cross

The benefits of IVA (intelligent video analysis) are manifold, and cover both security and business intelligence applications. While many manufacturers focus ...
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12 to Try: Intruder Detection & Site Protection Peripherals

Benchmark looks at 12 products and systems of interest for security installers and system integrators involved in the design and ...
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Belfast event venue gets security upgrade

The Odyssey Complex, an entertainment venue in Belfast that plays host to many of the city’s concerts, exhibitions and sporting ...
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VMS Buyers’ Guide

In recent years, the arguments for switching from predominantly hardware-based NVRs to the more flexible VMS solutions have increased exponentially ...
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Adding ANPR

ANPR is a beneficial technology which is too often overlooked when designing systems for private sector commercial and industrial sites ...
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Video Test: Wide Dynamic Range

Modern surveillance cameras include ever higher levels of functionality, and the ‘headline’ features tend to be smart detection and tracking, ...
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12 to Try: Access Control Peripherals

Benchmark looks at 12 products and systems of interest for security installers and system integrators actively involved in the design ...
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Step into the future of audio

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE What is Axis’ vision for network-based audio? During 2014, Axis started to study the world of network audio ...
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12 to Try: Video Intelligence

Benchmark looks at 12 products and systems of interest for security installers and system integrators actively involved in the design ...
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Smart Solutions: Courtesy Switching

Many end users will make an investment in a security system for a number of reasons. Top of the agenda ...
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Cyber Security: Reducing access points

PROMOTIONAL ARTICLE Credible manufacturers have added cyber security elements to their products and systems in order to assist installers and ...
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12 to Try: Visitor Management

Benchmark looks at 12 products and systems of interest for security installers and system integrators actively involved in the installation ...
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12 to Try: Infrastructure

Benchmark looks at 12 products and systems of interest for security installers and system integrators actively involved in the creation ...
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CCTV Test: VMS for free?

Few commercial organisations will satisfy their shareholders by giving away products, free-of-charge. When such offers are made, there has to ...
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Double Knock Detection

Double knock is a concept that has long been at the heart of security system design. Whilst often viewed as ...
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Protecting Portals: Enhancing Visitor Management

Access control delivers a high degree of protection to any site. By managing authorised and non-authorised persons, the systems not ...
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Adding Video to Access Control: Paxton Net2

The role of access control is pivotal to the security of many applications. The proliferation of access installations speaks volumes ...
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Simple Integrations: Axis ACAP Platform

In recent years, the ‘open platform’ approach to including feature-rich applications on cameras and codecs has become a reality. Advances ...
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Thermal Imaging: AXIS Q1941

Thermal imaging is often touted as an alternative to video surveillance, but for many smart applications it offers other benefits ...
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360 Degree Image Capture: AXIS Q6000-E

Economies of scale in the video surveillance sector, coupled with increased processing power, has resulted in the growth of 360 ...
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CCTV Test: Edge Recording

When edge-based storage first became commonplace in the security industry, many saw it as an approach solely designed to tackle ...
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CCTV Test: External Video Motion Detection

The growth of video analytics has seen a diverse number of options made available to installers and integrators. The headlines ...
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CCTV Test: VMS Installation and Configuration

VMS packages represent an advanced video surveillance and general security tool which enables the creation of innovative and bespoke solutions ...
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Axis Communications partners with Simons Voss

Axis Communications has partnered with Simons Voss Technologies to launch a fully integrated IP-based digital locking and access control system ...
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Axis Communications offers access integration with HID

Axis Communications has launched an integration of HID Global’s Mobile Access with its AXIS A1001 network door controller and AXIS ...
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Axis Communications: AXIS Q1659

PROMOTIONAL ARTICLE Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, has introduced AXIS Q1659 network camera, the first to combine ...
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Axis Communications ACS Integrator Suite

End user demands for advanced surveillance solutions are growing, and will an ever evolving range of options available, Axis Communications ...
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Access Test: Video Door Entry Systems

Access control is a cornerstone of many modern integrated security solutions. The technology allows individuals with a predefined credential (such ...
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Axis Communications AXIS Q1659

For those with an interest in all things optical, the acquisition of Axis Communications by Canon was an interesting prospect ...
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CCTV Test: Dynamic Video Encoding

Higher video resolutions are something that the surveillance sector is having to get used too. After many years where resolution ...
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CCTV Test: Networked PTZ Cameras (Part 1)

The growth in networked video solutions has seen the PTZ dome camera slip from its position of being a ‘must ...
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CCTV Test: VMS Features & Functions (Part 1)

The growth in deployments of VMS solutions for video surveillance and security management has been significant in recent years, and ...
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Axis Communications: AXIS Q6000-E

Axis Communications AXIS Q6000-E: Finalist - Video Surveillance Hardware Category, Benchmark Innovation Awards 2016 ...
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CCTV Test: Low Light, High Resolution

Conventional wisdom states that higher resolution cameras will always be less sensitive than devices with lower resolutions. Therefore, a number ...
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CCTV Test: 4K UHD Cameras

While HD video has become the de facto standard for advanced surveillance systems, the introduction of 4K UHD technology looks certain ...
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Endpoint Security

With a growing number of solutions being based on network architecture, it is increasingly important for installers and integrators to ...
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Thermal imaging: value for money?

Previously, Benchmark has looked at the arguments for and against investing in thermal imaging as a security tool, and asked ...
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Axis Communications: AXIS Q6000-E

Economies of scale in the video surveillance sector, coupled with increased processing power, has resulted in the growth of 360 ...
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CCTV Test: Low Light Performance (Part 1)

In recent times, an increasing number of camera manufacturers have made bold claims with regard to low light performance. These ...
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CCTV Test: Line Cross Video Analytics

The benefits of IVA (intelligent video analysis) are manifold, and cover both security and business intelligence. While many focus on advanced ...
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CCTV Test: The Truth about Sensitivity

Sensitivity is a specification that should tell installers and integrators a lot about a camera’s performance. Indeed, it was once ...
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CCTV Test: VMS for free?

They say that there is no such thing as a free lunch, and whilst some might disagree with such a ...
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CCTV Test: Video Noise Reduction

The vast majority of video surveillance cameras feature noise reduction technology. Noise can be a significant issue with regard to ...
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CCTV Test: Camera Tamper Protection

With the wider use of smart detection, an increasing number of manufacturers are claiming to offer anti-tamper features on video ...
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CCTV Test: Axis Communications Q1615

In the world of video surveillance, HD1080p has become the de facto standard for any sites that take security seriously ...
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Why the surprise over the Axis acquisition?

Previously I have asked why the market analysts in the security sector seem to miss the point of most events ...
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CCTV Test: Intelligent Cameras

Intelligent video functionality promised so much to the security sector, but there is still some debate over what it has ...
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CCTV Test: Image Stabilisation

The introduction of high resolution cameras has delivered significant benefits to those designing surveillance systems. Higher resolutions enable examination of ...
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CCTV Test: HD Dome Cameras

If you ask most end users what they expect from a modern video surveillance system, HD video is typically one ...
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Axis Communications A1001

The AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller is an open, non-proprietary platform for access management that meets the requirements for advanced ...
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