Technical guide to network video

To help users understand Axis' products and its benefits, we have provided a technology backgrounder covering a wide range of topics.

Tech guide to network video
PDF document  Axis Communications: Driving network video’s potential  
(Brochure, 0.50 MB, English)
PDF document  Axis IP surveillance  
(Brochure, 2.05 MB, English)
PDF document  Axis product guide: Network video solutions  
(Brochure, 4.87 MB, English)
PDF document  Axis technical guide to network video  
(Brochure, 13.02 MB, English)
PDF document  Axis video encoders  
(Brochure, 3.48 MB, English)
PDF document  Guia técnico para vídeo em rede  
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PDF document  Product comparison tables February 2015  
(Cheat sheet, 2.74 MB, English)

Network video

Network cameras / IP cameras

Camera elements

Camera protection and housings

Video encoders


  • Resolutions
  • NTSC and PAL resolutions
  • Megapixel resolutions
  • HDTV

Video compression


  • Audio
  • Audio applications
  • Audio support and equipment
  • Audio modes
  • Audio detection alarm
  • Audio compression
  • Audio and video synchronization

Network technologies

Wireless technologies

Video management systems

Intelligent video

Bandwidth and storage considerations