Virtual Network Video Fundamentals

Course description:

This Virtual instructor-led classroom will give you a solid introduction to network video surveillance. The course contains a mix of theoretical presentations and exercises, in which you will learn how to connect and configure Axis products.

Practical information:

Format: Virtual instructor-led classroom

Length: 2 days

Start Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Language: English

List Price: $100

Current Price: Free of charge

Course calendar:

To see all of the training courses planned for this particular location, please go to the calendar

Course objectives:

After completing all modules, participants will have gained a solid understanding of:

  • The role of each component in a network video surveillance system
  • The inner workings of a camera
  • What makes an image usable
  • The factors that affect bandwidth consumption
  • The benefits of edge storage
  • How a camera’s output ports enable further functionality
  • The advantages of using video analytics apps
  • How a thermal camera works
  • Cybersecurity in a network video surveillance context
  • How to troubleshoot a system and involve Axis technical support

Participants will also be able to:

  • Connect and configure Axis network video products

Who should attend:

Professionals working with system integration and network video design.

In order to get the most out of the training, you need to have an understanding of networks in an IP video context.

Before attending Network Video Fundamentals, we strongly recommend all students spend 30 minutes Learning about the following subjects: 

eLearning modules prerequisite

  • Course information

Explains the setup of the course, with all modules ending with a quiz.

  • Network video surveillance systems

System components: cameras, encoders, switches, routers, etc. Also Power over Ethernet.

  • Camera optics

What light is and how a camera sees.

  • Image usability

How to achieve usable images: camera placement, resolution, pixel density etc.

  • Bandwidth

Factors that affect bandwidth consumption, and actions for lowering it.

  • Edge storage, input/output ports (I/O), analytics and thermal cameras

SD cards and failover recording. Typical input and output devices. How analytics can be used to pinpoint specific events taking place. Thermal camera technology.

  • Cybersecurity

The most common types of attacks and how to mitigate them.

  • Maintenance and support

Basic troubleshooting, and how to reach Axis technical support.

  • Master quiz

The master quiz is a compilation of the module quizzes, including additional questions.

  • Introduction to networking

The main building blocks of a network.

  • Axis naming convention

The information contained in the name of an Axis product.