Axis Communications expands access control portfolio with launch of network door controller for large-scale installations

13 June, 2018
Axis expands access control portfolio. 

Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, today announced the release of AXIS A1601 Network Door Controller, which has the ability to manage a large number of doors, and quickly process up to 50,000 credentials. With this product, organizations can now meet their needs through Axis and its Application Development Partners. Based on open standards, the door controller easily integrates with other hardware and software, and coupled with the existing AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller, completes a comprehensive access control solution for organizations of any size.

AXIS A1601 Network Door Controller is a smart, independent device installed by each door which gives ultimate scalability in access control. Being based on open standards and compliant with ONVIF Profiles A and C, AXIS A1601 allows users to mix and match best-of-breed hardware and software and integrate access control with other systems, such as, video surveillance, intrusion detection, network audio, and time and attendance systems.

AXIS A1601 is built around a powerful processor, optimized for the processing of large databases of user credentials. It features high power output, more storage and memory and has two relays and four supervised I/O ports. Based on the same platform as Axis network cameras – and therefore designed to be part of a secure network system - AXIS A1601 is powered by PoE+, which provides easy installation and less cabling to power up locks, card readers and other auxiliary devices. If the connection to the server is lost, AXIS A1601 can still manage the credentials’ database in its offline mode.

AXIS A1601 will be available in July 2018 through Axis’ standard distribution channels at the suggested retail price of $699.

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For further information, please contact: Kristin Albano, Public Relations Specialist , Axis Communications
Phone: 978-614-3089