Axis launches wireless cameras

Axis Communications announced the launch of small and
affordable AXIS M1043-W and AXIS M1044-W Network Cameras with wireless
connection capabilities, local recording of video and audio, and smart video
surveillance features.

They are suitable for securing locations such as small
businesses, retail stores, restaurants, hotels and residences where a wired
connection might be difficult or undesired.

Axis will be showcasing the newest additions to its
wireless IP camera portfolio at ASIS International 2011.

These latest models of the AXIS M10 Series provide
excellent video quality at 30 frames per second in both SVGA (AXIS M1043-W) and
HDTV 720p (AXIS M1044-W) resolutions. They feature wireless capabilities with
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) protocol, which simplifies the process of
configuring logical security on wireless networks.

The combination of the wireless 802.11n standard and the
WPS protocol assures user-friendliness and high network security, while
enabling HDTV video to be streamed reliably over a wireless network.

As technology innovation continues in network video
surveillance, higher resolution and smarter IP cameras are available to a wider
range of customers in a more affordable package,” said Fredrik Nilsson, general
manager, Axis Communications.

These new wireless additions to the M10 Series with
support for edge storage, the 802.11n standard, WPS, and AVHS provide small
business and even residential users with an effective and intelligent
surveillance tool for use in an in-house or hosted video system,” Nilsson

Edge storage includes support for micro-SDHC cards as
well as recording to network shares such as a Network Attached Storage (NAS)
device. This creates the possibility to build a cost-efficient and reliable
recording solution that can be used to achieve redundancy in a system as well
as record in different resolutions and frame rates based on the needs of the

The cameras also feature a passive infrared (PIR) sensor
for detecting movement in the dark and a white LED light for illuminating the
scene automatically when motion is detected or when activated by the user. They
support two-way audio with an integrated microphone and speaker, allowing users
to listen in on an area as well as communicate with visitors or intruders

In addition to these features, the wireless network
cameras include I/O ports (one input, one output) for connecting devices such
as door sensors and external relays to activate lights or initiate video

AXIS M1043-W and AXIS M1044-W Network Cameras are
supported by the industry’s largest base of video management software through
Axis’ Application Development Partner Program and AXIS Camera Station.

In addition, the cameras include support for AXIS Camera
Application Platform and AXIS Video Hosting System (AVHS) with One-Click Camera
connection for managing video hosting services over the Internet.

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