Axis Communications, a Triple 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Champion, is pleased to announce its AXIS Q1656-DLE Radar-Video Fusion Camera is one of three Innovative New Products Nominated to Compete in the 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program.
The AXIS Q1656-DLE Radar-Video Fusion Camera is a unique device that delivers state-of-the-art deep learning-powered object classification based on the fusion of two powerful technologies: video and radar.
Ideal for accurate 24/7 detection and wide-area intrusion protection (particularly healthcare and higher education campuses, critical infrastructure sites, and government facilities), the AXIS Q1656-DLE delivers improved scene intelligence combined with the forensic value of video.
(See how with the New AXIS Q1656-DLE you can get wide-area intrusion protection and reliable 24/7 detection with a fusion of two powerful technologies: video and radar. This unique device provides state-of-the-art deep learning-powered object classification for next-level detection and visualization. Courtesy of Axis Communications and YouTube.)
With double the technology in one camera, AXIS Q1656-DLE is an easy-to-install, cost-effective solution for intelligent, comprehensive surveillance coverage.
AXIS Q1656-DLE joins two premium devices.
First, a superior Q-line camera with excellent image usability, and second a fully integrated radar to bring video and radar technologies together with AXIS Object Analytics, delivering next-level detection and visualization capabilities.
(This versatile video analytics comes preinstalled on compatible Axis cameras, adding value at no extra cost. It detects and classifies humans, vehicles, and types of vehicles. Thanks to AI-based algorithms and behavioral conditions, it analyzes the scene and spatial behavior of the objects within, tailored to your specific needs. Designed to enable proactive monitoring and access to actionable insights, see how to verify detected events, or set up automatic responses quickly. Courtesy of Axis Communications and YouTube.)
Video analytics provide precise localization and object classification powered by deep learning, while radar analytics add distance and speed measurement, classification based on deep learning, and objects’ radar signature and movement characteristics.
The result is improved scene intelligence combined with the forensic value of video.
(By combining radar and video in the same device, you get even better detection and classification around the clock. With lower costs and minimal setup requirements. Courtesy of Axis Communications and YouTube.)
Additionally, AXIS Q1656-DLE is robust, weather-resistant, and includes built-in cybersecurity features that safeguard the system.
The AXIS Q1656-DLE Radar-Video Fusion Camera provides double the technology with just one device to install, one cable drop, one IP address, and one video management software (VMS) license, which means lower installation and lifetime costs.
Users can also set triggers to activate flood lights, IR, or façade lights for deterrence, visual verification, or forensic detail. This allows high-security buildings like government institutions to have additional security without showing all their cards.
The AXIS Q1656-DLE also saves on energy costs, as well as saves on storage because users can configure trigger recording for certain situations.
By default, this intelligent fusion system handles notifications most advantageously depending on what best suits the circumstances, and the low false-notification rate lets security personnel act only on real threats, saving energy and law enforcement personnel resources.
In addition to the AXIS Q1656-DLE Radar-Video Fusion Camera, the AXIS Q6225-LE PTZ Camera, and the AXIS Q1961-TE Thermal Camera have also been Nominated in the 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program.
For over 30 years, Axis Communications has been an established network video and security innovator.
As a team, they pioneer intelligent network technology, creating unique possibilities for partners, end users, and employees.
Axis strives to continue to push the limits with leading network video solutions, access control solutions, audio solutions, training, and technical support – all working together for a smarter, safer world.
For more information about Axis, please visit the website at www.axis.com.
Axis Communications Returns to Compete in Seventh Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Awards
American Security Today’s Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program, and now in its Eighth Year, continues to recognize industry leaders of Physical and Border Security, Cybersecurity, Emergency Preparedness – Management and Response, Law Enforcement, First Responders, as well as federal, state and municipal government agencies in the acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to Keep our Nation Secure.
Axis Communications (First of Three)
Best Body Worn Video Solution
The AXIS W101 Body Worn Camera gives you exceedingly sharp images in every frame and clear audio with noise suppression. It’s robust, water-resistant, easy to use, and mounts securely to your clothing.
It starts and stops fast – with a touch, comes in white for discretion or black for when your priority is deterrence, and provides location tracking.
And it buffers up to 120 seconds before you switch it on, so you’ll catch the whole encounter. It has stealth mode for surreptitious recording.
And a battery life of up to 15 hours at 1080p, charging on-the-go with any USB-C charger, and fast offloading make it ready to go when you are and a snap to put away.
The AXIS W101 Body Worn Camera comes with an easy-to-use mobile app – the AXIS Body Worn Assistant – for viewing and labeling in the field, making it easier to find and retrieve evidence, and enables users to start reporting out in the field by categorizing a recording and attaching notes to it. And the evidence is easy to find and retrieve.
The AXIS W101 Body Worn Camera also lives up to official FBI standards for cybersecurity with end-to-end encryption. Axis Edge Vault protects the Axis device ID and simplifies the authorization of Axis devices on the network.
Signed video allows video recordings to be traced back to the Axis camera from where it originated, so it’s possible to verify that the footage wasn’t tampered with after it left the camera.
And open standards and cost-efficient docking stations with a separate controller make it easy to add as many cameras as you want anytime.
(See why the AXIS W101 Body Worn Camera is an easy-to-use, lightweight, and robust body-worn camera that lets you store and manage video your way. Courtesy of Axis Communications and YouTube.)
Axis Communications (Second of Three)
Best Image Technologies Solution
The AXIS XPQ1785 is a robust, high-performance positioning camera designed for safe operation in vast, potentially combustible environments.
This camera delivers outstanding 24/7 long-range monitoring, offering 2 MP/HDTV 1080p image quality at up to 60 fps, and features 32x optical zoom; it provides continuous 360° pan and tilt at up to 200°/sec, meaning it can not only turn in a complete circle to prevent any blind spots around it, but it can also see straight ahead, below, and above its position so absolutely nothing is missed.
AXIS XPQ1785 also features Forensic WDR for clarity even when there are both dark and light areas in the scene, as well as Lightfinder for high-quality color images recorded in near darkness and clear, sharp images of moving objects. Plus, Axis Zipstream significantly lowers bandwidth and storage requirements.
One of the most unique features of the AXIS XPQ1785 is its built-in early smoke and fire detection analytic. With this, the camera is able to detect smoke and the early signs of a fire all while doing what it’s supposed to be doing in its chosen application. While the AXIS XPQ1785 is not intended to replace smoke detectors, it ultimately doubles as a smoke detector and a top-of-the-line surveillance camera, providing heightened value for the entire security ecosystem.
Powered by 110 or 230 V AC, this high-performance PTZ offers long-distance connections using fiber optics or Ethernet cabling, and, thanks to direct mains power input, it’s simple to install and there’s no need for an external power supply. Featuring a built-in long-life wiper, great images are guaranteed even in snow and rain making this camera ideal in environments exposed to dirt, grime, and adverse weather conditions.
AXIS XPQ1785 supports electronic image stabilization (EIS), which greatly improves video quality in situations where the camera is subject to vibration such as gusty winds or passing vehicles. Furthermore, EIS allows for the installation of the camera out of reach on high walls or columns with minimum impact on image quality. It is also certified for use anywhere in the world, with both North American Class/Div as well as ATEX and IECEx certifications.
(Ideal for health, safety, and environment (HSE) applications within potentially combustible areas, this robust PTZ camera is certified for Class I/II/III Div 1 and Zone 1,21. It has worldwide certifications for use in hazardous areas (NEC, CEC, IECEx, ATEX, and more). Courtesy of Axis Communications and YouTube.)
Axis Communications (Third of Three)
Best Investigation/ Surveillance/Detection Solution
The AXIS D4100-E Network Strobe Siren is the world’s first network strobe siren, helping to deter intruders, ensure on-site safety and improve operational efficiency with the power of light and sound.
It comes with various light and sound patterns to ensure the right level of protection for specific environments, and based on the open Axis platform, this fully networked product can be connected to any Axis device, Axis VMS, or to third-party VMS and issue warnings and notifications with strobe lighting and/or siren alarms.
This strobe siren allows integrators to choose from various white and RGBA light patterns and pre-configured sounds to best manage alerts for varying applications. Additionally, this robust, IP66-, NEMA-4X- and IK10-rated device offers an optional sunshield for daytime outdoor use, ensuring that strobe alerts are visible at all times of day.
(See how you can signal and alarm with the power of light and sound. The power of light and sound with the world’s first IP strobe siren. From deterrence to operational efficiency, it fits multiple use cases and integrates flexibly. Courtesy of Axis Communications and YouTube.)
AXIS D4100-E not only provides a multitude of security benefits, but it is also cost-efficient to install, configure, and maintain. A strobe light and a siren in one device means integrators spend less time on installation, and the need for fewer cables and other mounting accessories cuts cabling costs even more.
*Axis Communications, a Canon Company, has also been recognized as an ‘ASTORS’ Awards Champion for their Sixth Consecutive Year, in the 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017 Homeland Security Awards Programs respectively.
The continually evolving ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program will highlight the trail of Accomplished Women in Leadership in 2023 and the Significance and Positive Impact of Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in our Next Generation of Government and Industry Leaders. Because #MentorshipMatters.
So be on the lookout for exciting upcoming announcements of Speakers, Presenters, Book Signing Opportunities, and Attendees at the 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon on Thursday, November 16, 2023 in New York City at ISC East!
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards at https://americansecuritytoday.com/ast-awards/.
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