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Network Cameras

What is a network camera?

A network camera can be described as a camera and computer combined in one intelligent unit. It captures and sends live video directly over an IP network such as a LAN, intranet or the Internet and enables users to view and/or manage the camera using a standard Web browser or video management software on any local or remote computer on a network. It allows authorized viewers from different locations to simultaneously access images from the same network camera.

A network camera has its own IP address. It is connected to the network and has a built-in web server, FTP server, FTP client, e-mail client, alarm management, programmability, and much more. A network camera does not need to be connected to a PC; it operates independently and can be placed wherever there is an IP network connection. A Web camera, on the other hand, requires connection to a PC via a USB or IEEE1394 port and a PC to operate.

In addition to video, a network camera also includes other functionalities and information being transported over the same network connection, i.e. video motion detection, audio, digital inputs and outputs (which can be used, for example, to trigger alarms or turn on lights), serial port(s) for serial data or control of pan/tilt/zoom mechanisms. Image buffers within a network camera can also save and send images that were collected before an alarm occurred.

Axis 207

Axis 207

The AXIS 207 offers the best image quality in its class, providing excellent image quality also in low lighting conditions. It also provides the best bandwidth efficiency, thanks to its MPEG-4 implementation that includes motion estimation. Simultaneous MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG allow systems to be optimized for both image quality and bandwidth.

Indoor surveillance and remote monitoring
This entry-level network camera is ideal for securing small businesses, home offices and residences over a local area network or the Internet. The built-in microphone enables remote users to not only view, but also listen in on an area and increase the monitoring options.

Axis 207W

Axis 207W

The AXIS 207W offers the best image quality in its class, providing excellent image quality also in low lighting conditions. It also provides the best bandwidth efficiency, thanks to its MPEG-4 implementation that includes motion estimation. Simultaneous MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG allow systems to be optimized for both image quality and bandwidth.

Indoor surveillance and remote monitoring
This entry-level network camera is ideal for securing small businesses, home offices and residences over a local area network or the Internet. The built-in microphone enables remote users to not only view, but also listen in on an area and increase the monitoring options.

Axis 211

Axis 211

Designed for Professional Indoor and Outdoor security surveillance and remote monitoring.
The AXIS 211 provides superior image quality using progressive scan and offers built-in support for Power over Ethernet, motion detection and advanced event management.

The AXIS 211 can deliver Motion JPEG and MPEG-4 video streams simultaneously, allowing for optimization in image quality and bandwidth. The MPEG-4 compression mode is ideal for applications where available bandwidth is restricted and higher frame rates are required.

The AXIS 211 connects directly to an IP network. With a built-in Web server, the AXIS 211 enables remote monitoring over a local area network or the Internet using a standard Web browser.

With built-in support for Power over Ethernet, the AXIS 211 is able to receive power through a network cable, which reduces installation cost and enables users to increase their security by consolidating the power source to a central location. The AXIS 211 fully supports the IEEE 802.3af standard and works with compliant midspans and switches. With Power over Ethernet, an Axis network camera can be set up in a way that enables it to continue to function even when there is a power failure.

Backed by the industry’s largest base of video management software for video and alarm management, the AXIS 211 is an ideal choice for securing offices, shops and other facilities.