Axis Communications
New products and debuted by Axis Communications at ISC West 2023 include: (top l-r) AXIS P3827-PVE, AXIS M4327-P / AXIS M4328-P, AXIS Q2101-TE; (bottom l-r) AXIS M4317-PLVE / AXIS M4318-PLVE, and AXIS Q3626-VE / AXIS Q3628-VE.
New products and debuted by Axis Communications at ISC West 2023 include: (top l-r) AXIS P3827-PVE, AXIS M4327-P / AXIS M4328-P, AXIS Q2101-TE; (bottom l-r) AXIS M4317-PLVE / AXIS M4318-PLVE, and AXIS Q3626-VE / AXIS Q3628-VE.
New products and debuted by Axis Communications at ISC West 2023 include: (top l-r) AXIS P3827-PVE, AXIS M4327-P / AXIS M4328-P, AXIS Q2101-TE; (bottom l-r) AXIS M4317-PLVE / AXIS M4318-PLVE, and AXIS Q3626-VE / AXIS Q3628-VE.
New products and debuted by Axis Communications at ISC West 2023 include: (top l-r) AXIS P3827-PVE, AXIS M4327-P / AXIS M4328-P, AXIS Q2101-TE; (bottom l-r) AXIS M4317-PLVE / AXIS M4318-PLVE, and AXIS Q3626-VE / AXIS Q3628-VE.
New products and debuted by Axis Communications at ISC West 2023 include: (top l-r) AXIS P3827-PVE, AXIS M4327-P / AXIS M4328-P, AXIS Q2101-TE; (bottom l-r) AXIS M4317-PLVE / AXIS M4318-PLVE, and AXIS Q3626-VE / AXIS Q3628-VE.

Deep learning surveillance cameras provide chip-based edge analytics

May 12, 2023
New video surveillance cameras from Axis Communications are built on ARTPEC-8 chip technology and equipped with a Deep Learning Processing Unit (DLPU), allowing the cameras to run advanced video analytics.

Video surveillance specialist Axis Communications recently debuted its latest product and solutions offering at the ISC West 2023 (Mar. 28-31) security conference in Las Vegas. Key new products unveiled include a series of panoramic cameras, two dome cameras, and a new thermal camera designed for large-scale remote temperature monitoring.

Per an Axis press relase, each of the new devices is built on ARTPEC-8 chip technology and equipped with a Deep Learning Processing Unit (DLPU), making it possible for the cameras to run advanced video analytics at the network edge.

The new products underscore a corporated commitment to make deep learning network edge analytics capabilities accessible to all Axis customers.\

Fredrik Nilsson, VP, Americas, Axis Communications, Inc., explained: “Video analytics and AI-based technologies are rapidly evolving and providing new solutions to security and business-related challenges. Axis is committed to putting deep learning capabilities at the edge—making our ARTPEC-8 chip with DLPU the foundation of our new cameras—to offer greater intelligence, efficiency and opportunity. Visitors to the Axis ISC West booth can demo our newly launched cameras and meet our ecosystem partners to discover amazing solutions that leverage our tech and expand system capabilities.”

Axis Communications debuted the following products at ISC West.

Ultra-compact panoramic cameras for high-quality indoor surveillance

The AXIS M4327-P and AXIS M4328-P Panoramic Cameras are billed as discreet and easy to install, and deliver 360° or 180° views at up to 30 FPS. Equipped with a 6MP lens and a 12MP lens, respectively, these cameras ensure true colors and great details in challenging light or near darkness.

Key features include:

  • 180°/360° view up to 30 FPS
  • 6 or 12 MP with stereographic lens
  • Customizable dewarped views
  • Digital roll for easy installation
  • Support for advanced analytics

With accessory casings available, the devices can be repainted to blend in with any surroundings. With digital roll functionality, the rotation of the camera can also be remotely adjusted without the need for manual intervention.

The cameras will be available through Axis distribution channels in Q2 2023.

Panoramic mini-dome cameras suit any light conditions

Billed as discreet and outdoor-ready, the AXIS M4317-PLVE camera includes a 6 MP sensor; while the AXIS M4318-PLVE includes a 12 MP sensor. The company says both cameras deliver outstanding images in any light conditions and feature a stereographic lens and Sharpdome 360, delivering greater sharpness at the edge of the image.

Key features include:

  • Complete 180° and 360° overview
  • Built-in IR with individual IR LEDs
  • Support for deep learning analytics
  • Built-in cybersecurity features
  • Digital roll for ease of installation

These devices are built on ARTPEC-8 chip technology and include built-in cybersecurity features to help prevent unauthorized access and safeguard the broader security system.

The cameras will be available through Axis distribution channels in Q2 2023.

Advanced domes support remote adjustment and advanced analytics

Built on the latest Axis system-on-chip (SoC), the AXIS Q3626-VE and AXIS Q3628-VE cameras each feature a deep learning processing unit for improved processing capabilities. Lightfinder 2.0 and Forensic WDR capabilities enable these advanced cameras to deliver outstanding image quality and forensic details, even in low light.

Key features include:

  • Outstanding image quality in 4 MP and 8 MP
  • Remote readjustment of the camera angle
  • Analytics with deep learning
  • Electronic image stabilization
  • Axis Edge Vault

Enclosed in metal casings, these IK10-rated, vandal-resistant cameras are billed as ideal for tough environments and rough weather. Electronic image stabilization ensures smooth video in situations where the cameras are subject to vibrations.

The cameras will be available through Axis distribution channels in Q2 2023.

Multisensor panoramic camera delivers 180° coverage with no blind spots

The AXIS P3827-PVE offers panoramic overview of extensive areas with 180° horizontal and 90° vertical coverage with no blind spots. For a complete 360° overview, two cameras can also be mounted back-to-back using the AXIS T94V01C Dual Camera Mount product. Horizon straightening capabilities ensure visually balanced images, providing the operator with a more natural viewing experience.

Key features include:

  • 7 MP multisensor camera with one IP address
  • 180° horizontal, 90° vertical coverage
  • Seamlessly stitched realistic images
  • Support for advanced analytics
  • Horizon straightening feature

This camera also offers support for edge-to-edge technology, making it easy to add additional connected devices, such as support for audio using AXIS T61 Audio and I/O Interface.

The camera will be available through Axis distribution channels in Q2 2023.

Robust thermal camera provides large-scale remote temperature monitoring

The AXIS Q2101-TE can measure temperatures from -40 °C to 350 °C (-40 °F to 660 °F) and can trigger a notification when the temperature passes a set threshold or if the temperature increases or decreases too rapidly. This can help avoid unwanted downtime in production caused by overheating equipment as well as enable predictive maintenance planning.

Key features include:

  • Thermometric guard tour capabilities
  • Early fire detection analytics
  • Spot temperature reading
  • Built-in cybersecurity features
  • Support for edge-to-edge technology

This temperature measuring camera includes built-in cybersecurity features to help prevent unauthorized access and safeguard the system, as well as electronic image stabilization (EIS) to ensure smooth video even in scenes with vibrations.

The camera will be available through Axis distribution channels in Q2 2023.

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