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Applied image quality

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Learn about image quality as applied to surveillance, so you can select and set up cameras for optimal performance.

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Arctic temperature control

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Autofocus

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Average bitrate

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Axis network camera naming convention

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Learn the main principles for how to extract product specifications from the standardized names of Axis products.

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Axis network camera product types

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Learn about different types of Axis network cameras and how they address various customer surveillance needs.

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Compression: H.264 vs Zipstream

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In this app, you can compare video compressed using standard H.264 with Axis Zipstream technology, a radically more efficient implementation of H.264. You can see how the bit rate varies depending on the Zipstream level set.

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Discover Series

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Discover courses are designed with your needs in mind. These short, live, interactive classes give you an innovative educational experience from your computer.

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Emissivity

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Explosion-protected cameras

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Explosion-protected cameras

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Learn about hazardous areas, industry standards, and how explosion-protected cameras can streamline production and make the workplace safer.

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Fiber optics with Axis products

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Learn why fiber optics are so essential to the infrastructure powering Axis products, and how they affect system design.

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Frame rate versus Shutter speed

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This application allows you to change the frame rate and shutter speed of three sample videos. These two settings are important in understanding how they affect image quality.

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Frame rate vs. shutter speed

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Get to know AXIS Optimizer for Milestone XProtect®

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Learn how to get the most out of Axis device capabilities in Milestone XProtect systems.

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High resolutions

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Identification and recognition

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The focus of this tutorial is how cameras in a surveillance project can provide the close-up footage required for identification and

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Image noise

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Image quality

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This guide is about what image quality is and how to get it. 

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Introduction to imaging

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To work successfully with video surveillance, it’s essential to understand the basic factors that contribute to good image usability. 

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Introduction to network technology

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Learn about the basics of networking, including terminology and key concepts.

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Jitter

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Knowledge check

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Get feedback on answers to 25 quiz questions to find out if you should study more before taking the practice test, followed by the Axis Network Video Exam.

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Lenses for network video cameras

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Learn about the various types of lens available for network video cameras, and about how the smartest of them can make video surveillance easier.

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Lights, Camera, Action!

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Learn why, when, and how to install lighting in your surveillance networks to get the video quality you need.

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Live Webinars for Americas

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Please use this link to view all upcoming webinars for the Americas

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Look around you with panoramic cameras

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Learn about different types of panoramic cameras, and how one camera plays the role of many.

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Low light solutions

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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.

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Multicasting

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Network video fundamentals & Certification

Many dates | United States

In this course you will learn how to configure, operate and troubleshoot network cameras. Hands-on exercises with domes, fixed cameras, PTZs, thermals and multisensors will be completed.

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On Demand Webinars for Americas

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Please use this link to view all recorded webinars for the Americas.

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Onboard cameras

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Panoramic cameras

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Panoramic cameras

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This is a brief walkthrough of different types of panoramic cameras and what differentiates them. 

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Perfect pixel count

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This step-by-step guide helps you select the best cameras for your operational requirements and surveillance scenarios.

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Pixel density

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Pixel density is usually referred to as pixels per inch (PPI). The higher the PPI, the more detail you’ll find within the image. The Pixel Density application allows you to manipulate different parameters and learn how they affect pixel density.

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Power over Ethernet

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Power surges

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Learn about what these surges are, what they can do and how you can benefit from the built-in capabilities of Axis cameras.

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Practice test

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Answer 40 practice questions and learn what to expect when you take the Axis network video exam.

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Prepare your network video system

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How to design a network video system depends on your application need and level of complexity.

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Reducing the bit rate with Axis Zipstream

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Learn about Axis Zipstream and how it can help you save on bandwidth and storage.

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Sensor size

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SIP

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Site survey considerations

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Before installing a surveillance system, we recommend you do a site survey and document it for future needs and upgrades.

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Software Development Kits

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Ten reasons to switch to IP-based video

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Take a look at ten key motivators for switching from analog to IP based cameras.

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The focus assistant

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Thermal imaging

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The goal of this article is to provide a better understanding of thermal imaging technology and when it can be used.

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Thermal imaging

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Top ten installation challenges

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In this ten-step guide, we describe some of the challenges you can encounter during installation, and how to deal with them.

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Troubleshooting Axis cameras

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This article will guide you through some useful steps in troubleshooting your Axis network cameras.

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Video encoding solutions

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Learn the basics about video encoders, the Axis naming convention, and the various methods of displaying video.

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Virtual light studio

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A camera is only as good as the light available. In the Virtual Light Studio application above, you can see how different a scene do appear, depending on how much light there is, what type of light you're using and where you place your lighting.

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Virtual Network video fundamentals & Certification

Many dates | United States

In this virtual course you will learn how to configure, operate, and troubleshoot network cameras with the help of 50 demonstrations and real-world examples of fundamentals concepts.

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Wide Dynamic Range (WDR)

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Learn why dynamic range is a challenge and how it can be handled.

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Wide dynamic range (WDR)

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Zipstream

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Zipstream for PTZ

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