Linux was introduced as the new operating system for Axix camera platform in 1999 with the CRIS architecture later being upstreamed. The same year, Axis is recognized as the first company in world to release a commercial embedded product based on embedded Linux. Axis continues to be actively engaged in the Linux community.
The Journaling Flash File System (JFFS) for Linux was released by Axis which rendered in a large external interest. This interest rendered in the JFFS2 project by Red Hat where Axis contributed actively.