For professional installations, Axis Communications, IP video solutions provider has updated its free software Axis Camera Companion, which multiplies by two recording ability to use SD memory cards.

Axis Camera Companion

Axis Communications It has announced a new version of Axis Camera Companion that doubles the recording capacity to use SD memory cards. The rapid evolution of this software free customer as well as the good reception given by installers and end users has also allowed add new requested features such as the ability to set multiple levels of user or support for joystick.

Eloina Weijl, responsible for Marketing at Axis Communications Iberia, has stated: "Axis Camera Companion has been very well received by the market." Until the end of November, there had been more than 30,000 downloads of the software. This indicates that users have really appreciated the simplicity and quality of HDTV image offering. Adding you the support to the recording on 64 GB SD memory cards users can benefit from this doubling of storage capacity, which means that each camera can record more than one month of HDTV quality video".

In addition to support 64 GB SDXC cards, this new version of Axis Camera Companion includes support for levels of administrator user, operator and display, so that access to the system may be restricted depending on the type of user. Support for joystick allows a more efficient control of network Axis with tilt and zoom (PTZ) cameras.

Scalable network video solution

Axis Camera Companion allows owners of small and medium-sized companies use IP cameras with HDTV resolution to help them clearly identify intruders, possible theft or other incidents. Enables live viewing of images from up to 16 cameras and recordings of them anywhere, both locally and remotely over the Internet. The system supports the motion detection in video and control of PTZ cameras. It allows you to make and easily export photographs and video clips to share with colleagues or with the authorities and is also supported by third-party applications that enable the viewing of live images or recordings from devices Mobile such as IPhone, IPad and Android.

Axis sees great growth potential for Axis Camera Companion in the SME segment. Small offices, stations of service, pharmacies and other retail stores are currently demanding video surveillance systems professional and easy to use to increase the security of its businesses. Ease of installation, the HDTV picture quality and access to video cameras via the Internet are some of the features most appreciated for such systems.

The segment of trade retailer is one which is demanding solutions for video surveillance for small installations since for this segment of video surveillance cameras usually mean reduction in robberies. In a recent study among owners of more than 40,000 commercial establishments in countries of Northern Europe, more than 80% of participants confirmed that cameras help to reduce losses. Access to cameras via Internet, the reduction in the total price and the fact that cameras can be used to improve processes in the settlements are some of the most outstanding benefits that achieved with the implementation of these systems.


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By • 20 Dec, 2012
• Section: Security