Jesper Olavi

About Jesper Olavi

Jesper Olavi is Global Product Manager at Axis Communications. He is responsible for establishing the world class portfolio of Axis including explosion-protected cameras and their accessories. After earning a Master’s degree in electrical engineering at the Faculty of Engineering (LTH) in Lund, Jesper joined Axis in 2000 and has ever since worked with product development in various roles. Using the latest technology to improve efficiency and safety in hazardous areas is a strong motivator.

Posts by Jesper Olavi:

    Video and beyond: the multiple benefits of explosion-protected cameras

    Explosion-protected cameras are, as their name suggests, designed to remove the risk of the camera creating a spark that could cause an explosion in a hazardous environment (though this is often confused with explosion-proof cameras). While this is, of course, a key feature, it doesn’t fully describe the multiple benefits that explosion-protected cameras can bring. […]

      Explosion-protected cameras, explosionproof cameras and flameproof cameras. What’s the difference?

      We’ll admit it, the technology industry can be terrible for creating jargon which almost seems designed to confuse rather than bring clarity. In our area of the sector, a question we’re often asked is: “What’s the difference between an explosion-protected camera, an explosionproof camera and a flameproof camera?” In truth, the answer is: “Not very […]

        Guarding against explosions in agriculture and food production

        Balancing safety and security is essential in any sector, and it’s certainly the case in agriculture and food production. While surveillance brings many benefits, it’s critical that any security solution plays a role in reducing other safety risks. Here we explore how explosion-protected cameras can offer all the benefits of high-quality surveillance, while also guarding […]

          Using surveillance to help improve operations in hazardous environments

          When hazardous environments are part of your organization, it is vital that safety and security are one of your main priorities. Often in these settings, there will be few to no workers regularly on the ground, so it is of paramount importance that there is a way to observe what is going on on-site, from […]

            The future of the oil industry: Evolution of the automation process

            “The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency.” A sentence that Bill Gates once said, and which still applies to our digitalized world, maybe more than ever. What individuals experience in a smaller environment, for example through an automated robot vacuum […]