Original Press Release
Axis Launches Indoor Network Camera with Power over Ethernet, Bidirectional Audio
Press release date: September 12, 2005
LUND, Sweden - (Sept. 12, 2005) - Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, announced today the AXIS 210A Network Camera with built-in Power over Ethernet (PoE) and bidirectional audio. The AXIS 210A is a professional network camera designed for indoor surveillance and remote monitoring applications. It is ideal for securing facilities where two-way audio is needed to communicate with visitors or intruders. Because it comes with PoE, the AXIS 210A simplifies the installation process with video, audio and power supplied through a single Ethernet cable. The camera also has a built-in microphone and connections for both an external microphone and speakers. The AXIS 210A provides the best image quality in its class with indoor lighting conditions, and includes a progressive scan CCD sensor and powerful real time image processing hardware. This gives users full frame rate (30 frames a second) even at VGA resolution.
"Our customers with enterprise-level security and surveillance applications have been eagerly awaiting this type of network camera with Power over Ethernet and audio built-in." said Johan Lembre, Vice President, Product Management, at Axis Communications. "The AXIS 210A was specially designed with convenient enhancements to simplify solution requirements.
The AXIS 210A utilizes simultaneous Motion JPEG and advanced MPEG-4 video streams so that systems can be configured to optimize both image quality and bandwidth efficiency. Additional functions include video motion detection, pre- and post-alarm buffers, notification options, privacy masking and input/output for connecting external devices such as sensors and relays. The AXIS 210A also has IP address filtering and offers multiple access levels for video management and security. It supports Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) standards and includes flash memory provides ability to upload embedded applications.
The AXIS 210A will be available from September 12th, 2005 through Axis' distribution channels.
About Axis Axis increases the value of network solutions. The company is an innovative market leader in network video and print servers. Axis' products and solutions are focused on applications such as security, surveillance, remote monitoring and document management. The products are based on in-house developed chip technology, which is also sold to third parties.
Axis was founded in 1984 and is listed on the O-list (Attract 40) of Stockholmsborsen (XSSE: AXIS). Axis operates globally with offices in 16 countries and in cooperation with distributors, system integrators and OEM partners in 70 countries. Markets outside Sweden account for more than 95% of sales. Information about Axis can be found at www.axis.com.
For further information, please contact: Johan Lembre, Vice President, Product Management, Axis Communications Phone: + 46 (0)46 272 1917, E-mail: email@example.com