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AXIS Camera Application Platform

Leverage the power of Axis open platform

The open application platform creates unique possibilities to meet specific end user needs, by enabling download of third-party applications to Axis network cameras and encoders.

What is ACAP?

AXIS Camera Application Platform (ACAP) is an open application platform that enables members of Axis Application Development Partner (ADP) Program to develop applications that can be downloaded and installed on Axis network cameras and video encoders.

ACAP makes it possible to develop applications for a wide range of applications:

  • Security applications that improve surveillance systems and facilitate investigation.
  • Business management applications that improve business efficiency.
  • Camera feature plug-ins that add value beyond the Axis product's core functionality

What are the benefits?

New opportunities for efficient system design

By running your application at the edge, in the Axis product, you can improve system efficiency and scalability:

  • Reduced storage and network consumption – You can reduce both storage and network consumption dramatically.
  • Reduced system costs and complexity – You don’t need any separate server for processing the video, you can fully leverage on the processing power of the camera.
  • Design truly scalable deployments – less bandwidth traffic, less storage need, and less servers makes it easy to scale up the system with more cameras and more ACAP applications.
  • Simplified deployment and tuning of client projects - provide a unique customized solution by combining right cameras, right ACAP application(s) and the right VMS solution.

Future proof investment

Axis has a long term roadmap for the ACAP platform development, focusing on ease of integration, deployment and distribution. The roadmap is supported by continuous development of more powerful hardware which enables development of new applications.

Leveraging on Axis being a market leader

As an ADP Partner that successfully meet Axis go-to-market requirements, you have the opportunity to get your commercial applications listed on Axis website with 10.000 unique visitors and 5.000 clicks to Partners websites, each month. In addition you also have the opportunity to present your solution for Axis sales force.

Commercialization with global reach

As an ADP Partner with ACAP solutions you get access to Axis distributors and integrators to provide best of breed solutions. Most Axis video products have support for ACAP today.

As a developer of ACAP solutions you have the possibility to participate in various marketing activities and get promoted to Axis global Partner network.

Additionally, Axis simplifies integration for ACAP applications providers and VMS solution vendors by providing necessary integration tools and networking opportunities.

Protecting and promoting your application

For all ADP Partners Axis offers a free of charge copy protection service to ensures that all ACAP applications in an installation have a proper license.

Interested in developing Axis-compatible applications?

Axis ADP Program is open for any company/organization