Web articles

Do you want to learn more about topics such as video surveillance, camera installation and how to obtain the image quality needed for specific surveillance objectives? Here you find web articles to help you in the design and installation of your network video project.

Network video technologies

Technical guide to network video
Explore the techniques and factors to consider for the successful deployment of IP-based surveillance.
Ten reasons to switch to IP-based video
Take a look at ten key motivators for switching from analog to IP based cameras.

Design and installation considerations

Site survey considerations
Before installing a surveillance system, we recommend you do a site survey and document it for future needs and upgrades.
Prepare your network video system
How to design a network video system depends on your application need and level of complexity.
Top ten installation challenges
In this ten-step guide, we describe some of the challenges you can encounter during installation, and how to deal with them.
Power surges
Learn about what these surges are, what they can do and how you can benefit from the built-in capabilities of Axis cameras.
Sound in surveillance
Learn how audio can extend your video surveillance system’s capabilities.
Troubleshooting Axis cameras
This article will guide you through some useful steps in troubleshooting your Axis network cameras.
Low light solutions
Designing a surveillance system to function in low light conditions is not always easy. Axis Communications offers a number of products to support different solutions.
Low light solutions in network video
Perfect pixel count
This step-by-step guide helps you select the best cameras for your operational requirements and surveillance scenarios.
Identification and Recognition
The focus of this tutorial is how cameras in a surveillance project can provide the close-up footage required for identification and recognition.
Thermal Imaging
The goal of this article is to provide a better understanding of thermal imaging technology and when it can be used.


Introduction to imaging
To work successfully with video surveillance, it’s essential to understand the basic factors that contribute to good image usability.
Image quality
This guide is about what image quality is and how to get it.


Wide Dynamic Range (WDR)
Learn why dynamic range is a challenge and how it can be handled.