Awards

Axis Communications has won a variety of awards.

Note: Many of the articles about the awards have been published on the Internet and are not a part of Axis' web site. 

Award Year Description
ITK Produkt 2016 2016

Axis reached a successful 2nd place at the funkschau readers´ choice for the ITK Produkt 2016 in the category “Physical Security”. The awarded product is the AXIS Companion Line, which is especially suited for Small Business owners.

Security Products’ Govies

2016

Axis won the Security Products’ Govies 2016 Government Security Awards in the category “Video Surveillance, IP cameras” with AXIS Q1941-E Thermal Network Camera 

Milestone best MAP of the year Award

2016

Axis received Milestone Systems “Manufacturer Alliance Program Partner of the Year” Award from the international software company Milestone Systems

PSI Premier Award

2016

Axis receives the PSI Premier Award in the category Technology Innovation of the Year 2016 

PROTECTOR Award

2016

Axis won the brone Protector Award for AXIS P3707-PE Network Camera

Top 50 Most Influential People in Security and Fire 2016

2016

Martin Gren, Co-Founder of Axis Communications was ranked 2:nd most influential person in the Security and Fire industry by IFSEC Global 

Security Products Magazine’s Govies Award

2016

AXIS Q1941-E won in the Video Surveillance Cameras, IP category and Axis’ Zipstream technology won in the Advanced Imaging category 

Security Industry Association (SIA) awards

2016

Axis receives SIA awards in the Video Analytics category with its AXIS Perimeter Defender as well as in the category Video Surveillance Cameras IP with AXIS Q61 PTZ Dome Network Camera Series 

Gold Medal MTP Securex 2016

2016

AXIS C3003-E Horn Speaker and Axis’ 4K camera AXIS Q6128-E won the Gold medal MTP Securex 2016.

2015 Italian Channel Awards

2016

Axis is awarded as “The Best Vendor for video surveillance solutions for the enterprise market” at 2015 Italian Channel Awards 

CRN Channel Chiefs

2016

Larry Newman, Axis' Director of Sales North America is named one of CRN Magazine's 2016 Channel Chiefs, honoring executives who manage the partner programs that solution providers depend on to run their businesses.

Good Design Award 2015

2015

AXIS Q61-E PTZ Dome Network Camera Series receives the Good Design Award, known as the G Mark Award from the Japanese Institute of Design Promotion.

BSM’s Best Channel Vendor

2016

Axis was selected by Business Solution Magazine subscribers as one of the Best Channel Vendors for 2016

Great Place to Work

2015

Axis in Sweden is ranked #5 on the Great Place to Work list for large size companies

Great Place to Work

2015

Axis ranked #17 on FORTUNE’s  Great Place to Work list for small-medium sized companies

Great Place to Work

2015

Axis is ranked as one of the best workplaces on Great Place to Work list in the 10 - 49 employee category

Digital Security Award

2015

Axis  is awarded with the Digital Security Award with the following camera models and motivations:
AXIS Q6045-E MKll “Best PTZ IP camera”; AXIS Q1615-E “Best camera for perimeter surveillance”; AXIS Q6045-E MKll “Best PTZ IP camera for external surveillance under challenging light conditions”, and AXIS Q6045-S“Best camera for marine applications”.

Security Products Govies

2015

Axis’ F Series was a platinum winner in the video surveillance camera category 

Australian Security Industry Award for Excellence

2015

Axis’ Zipstream technology wins the Australian Security Industry Award for Excellence in the category “CCTV Product of the Year” from The Australian Security Industry Association Limited 

Security Products Govies

2015

AXIS Q8414-LVS was a platinum winner in the video surveillance camera category 

Security Products NPOY

2015

Axis’ Zipstream Technology received the 2015 New Product of the Year Award for Advanced Imaging Technologies by Security Products Magazine.

NZSA’s Innovative Product of the Year Award

2015

Axis’ Zipstream technology receives the Innovative Product of the Year Award from New Zealand Security Association (NZSA)

STE Security Innovation Awards

2015

Axis submitted the State of Hawaii in the municipal project category

IoT Evolution 2015 Connected Home & Building Award 

2015

AXIS A8004-VE was a recipient of the Connected Home & Building Award presented by IoT Evolution Magazine

Detektor International Award

2015

Axis wins the Detektor International Award for its AXIS P32 Series with Zipstream Technology, in the Best CCTV Product category

Tech and Learning Best of Show at ISTE

2015

AXIS A8004-VE was a recipient of the best in Show award at the International Society for Technology in Education conference

IoT Evolution 2015 Product of the Year

2015

AXIS C3003-E was awarded Product of the Year by IoT Evolution Magazine

NCS4 Golden Eagle Award

2015

AXIS A8004-VE was awarded the Golden Eagle Award from the National Center for Spectators Sports Safety and Security for securing the American Airlines Center

Best Smartcam Solution 2015

2015

Axis and Citilog are awarded for best smartcam solution based on Axis cameras in the Road Safety category at Galería de Innovación 2015, Trafic Fair

SSI Awesome Applications Award

2015

Axis was awarded the Sales Security & Integration Awesome Application award in the video surveillance category for securing the Butler Institute of Art

SSI  Awesome Applications Award

2015

Axis was awarded the Sales Security & Integration Awesome Application award in the special  category for securing the Save the Manatee Club

The Optics and Photonics Company of the Year 2015

2015

Axis receives PhotonicSweden’s “The Optics and Photonics Company of the Year 2015 Award” for its company success; as a Swedish company, in the area of photonics and that foreign ownership can create new domestic conditions for Swedish growth companies.

SSI 2015 Supplier Steller Service Award

2015

Axis was a platinum award winner in the sales and marketing support category

Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Airport Surveillance Company of the Year.

2015

For exemplary growth and performance in 2014 in the Asia Pacific region.

Golden Protector Award 2015

2015

AXIS Q3709-PVE Network Camera received the Golden Protector Award in the CCTV category.

Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Airport Surveillance Company of the Year.

2015

For exemplary growth and performance in 2014 in the Asia Pacific region.

Security Industry Association (SIA) awards

2015

Axis’ Zipstream Technology received the SIA New Product Showcase award.

SSA Innovation Award

2015

For exemplary growth and performance in 2014 in the Asia Pacific region.

H.M. The King's Medal

2015

"For significant contributions to Swedish industry". Axis’ co-founder Martin Gren, was awarded the H.M. The King’s Medal by the Swedish Royal Court.

Secona Secutech India Shield Award

2015

Axis receives the Secona Secutech India Shield Award, “Best Innovative Product CCTV” for AXIS Q6000-E Network Camera

PSI Premier Awards

2014

Axis wins the “CCTV Product of the Year” category with AXIS P5414-E PTZ Dome

IFSEC Security Excellence Awards

2014

Winner of the “Security project of the Year” category for the University of West Scotland project by Boston Networks in conjunction with Axis.

Honorary Doctor

2014

Axis’ co-founder Martin Gren is appointed Honorary Doctor at Faculty of Engineering, LTH, Lund University, for his qualities as an entrepreneur and leader.

Detektor International Award

2014

Axis wins the Detector International award for AXIS A1001 under the category “best Access Control Product” and came on second place in the CCTV category with AXIS Q1615.

Channel Partner Program Guide rating

2014

AXIS' Channel Partner Program received a 5-star rating by CRN Magazine in its 2014 Channel Partner Guide.

Channel Chiefs

2014

Larry Newman, Axis' Director of Sales North America is named one of CRN Magazine's 2014 Channel Chiefs, honoring executives who manage the partner programs that solution providers depend on to run their businesses.

Asia Pacific Video Surveillance Product Leadership Award

2014

Axis is chosen as the recipient of the 2014 Asia Pacific Video Surveillance Product Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan.

Gov 30 Award

2014

Per Björkdahl, Chairman of the Steering Committee, ONVIF and Director, Business Development Axis Communications, was named one of GovSec's "Gov 30" award winners.

GIT-Sicherheit Award 2015

2014

Axis takes second position in the CCTV category, video security with AXIS P1428-E.

SIA New Product Showcase

2014

AXIS P5415-E PTZ Dome Network Camera wins “Best in Video Surveillance Hardware and Accessories” for its innovative hardware designs.

Digital Security Award

2014

Axis receives the Digital Security Award for AXIS Q1614-E: “Best Camera for Perimeter, Monitoring”, AXIS Q1614: “Best IP Fixed Camera” , AXIS Q1614-E: “Best IP Fixed Camera for External Monitoring with low lighting” and  AXIS Q6034-E: “Best IP Mobile Camera for External Monitoring with low lighting” .

TOP Produkt Handel 2014

2014

Axis comes in third position in the Innovations category, for our social media concept for network-cameras

Govies Award

2014

AXIS Q7436 Video Encoder Blade was named “Security Products Govies Platinum Winner” honered outstanding government security product. Axis also receives Platinum Govie Award for AXIS Q1931-E Thermal Network Camera for its innovation, user friendliness and interoperability.

Red Dot Award 2014

2014

Axis receives the Red Dot Design Award for AXIS P5415-E PTZ Dome Network Camera.

Best Airport/Seaport or Border Security Awards

2014

Axis is named the winner in the Best Airport/Seaport or Border Security Video Solution by Government Security News (GSN)

Protector Award 2013

2013 Axis wins Protector Award 2013 with AXIS M2014-E

Best Milestone Alliance Partner

2013 Axis India won the award for the best alliance partner of Milestone for year 2013 in the India region

ASIS Accolades Security’s Best Award

2013

Axis wins an ASIS Accolade Security´s Best Winner Award 2013 for its AXIS P12 Network Camera Series. 

Outstanding Contribution to the Security Industry Award   Axis co-founder Martin Gren was awarded the Outstanding Contribution to the Security Industry Award at IFSEC & FIREX Awards 2013

The Government Security Award

2013

Security Products Magazine has awarded AXIS P12 Series and AXIS Q8721-E Dual PTZ Network Camera "The Security Products´Government Security Award 2013". 

Woman of the Year Award 2013

2013

Vice President of Global Sales Bodil Sonesson received the Woman of the Year Award 2013 in the manufacturer category by The Women´s Security Council (WSC). The WSC award honors the top female professionals in the physical security industry in a variety of categories. 

SER-prize

2013

Axis network camera is the winner of the National Organization of Swedish Electronic and Computer Engineers SER-prize (Svenska Elektro- och Dataingenjörers Riksförening).  

The Royal Patriotic Society Business Medal

2013

Axis co-founder Martin Gren was awarded the Business Medal for outstanding entrepreneurship by The Royal Patriotic Society at a special ceremony at the House of the Swedish Nobility in Stockholm. The Medal was presented by Princess Désirée of Sweden.  

IFSEC 40

2013 

IFSEC International marks the 40th birthday of the show by compiling a list of the 40 most influential people in the global security and fire industries. Co-founder of Axis Martin Gren is number 1 and ONVIF chairman Per Björkdahl is number 3. 

Best Camera at Intersec, Dubai

2012

AXIS P3367-V won Best Camera at Intersec 2012, Dubai, it showcased the image quality of 15 cameras from leading players in the market and Axis was favourite by far.

Wall Street Journal’s  Technology Innovation Awards

2012

Axis' Lightfinder (pdf) technology has been awarded the Wall Street Journal’s 2012 Technology Innovation Awards in the category Physical Security.

Futurshop 2012 Awards

2012

Axis was chosen to be the winner of Best Security Product for AXIS Companion and the prize will be received at Futurshop Awards, which is a part of the Exporetail Trade show in Spain. 

Private Security Award 2012

Axis has received the Private Security Award for Lightfinder (pdf) in France.

Detektor International Award 2012 

2012 

Axis' co-founder Martin Gren won ”Entrepeneur of the year” award at the 2012 Detektor Awards that was held at Skydd trade show in Stockholm, Sweden.

Highly Commended Product Award

2012 

Axis has received the recognition Highly Commended Product Award for AXIS Companion at Detektor International in Stockholm, Sweden.

ASIS Accolades Security’s Best Award

2012 

Axis has received an ASIS Acculades Security´s Best Award for AXIS Companion. This is the second consecutive win after Lightfinder last year.

Government Security Awards

2012 

The AXIS Q1602-E Network Camera collected the platinum award in the "Perimeter Security" category at the Govies Government Security Awards at GovSec in April 2012. 

GSN Awards

2011 

The AXIS Q1602 Network Camera with Lightfinder technology collected an award when it took home the prize for Best Thermal, Night Vision, Infrared Cameras at the GSN Awards ceremony in November 2011. 

Top 10 Security Brands in China

2011 

Axis Communications is recognized as a Top 10 Security & Protection Brand in China by A&S for the fourth time.

Guldklubban

2011 

Lars-Erik Nilsson, Board Chairman of Axis AB, has been awarded Guldklubban by Stiftelsen Guldklubban.

Security Products magazine

2011 

AXIS M5014 PTZ Dome Network Camera has been named a winner of the 2011 New Product of the Year Award in the IP camera category. 

ESX Electronic Security Expo 

2011 

AXIS M5014 PTZ Dome Network Camera was selected one of the 2011 Maximum Impact Awards Winners. 

Listed Company of the year

2011

Axis received an award of “Listed Company of the year” from the Swedish business magazine, Veckans affärer, second year in a row.

Security Sales & Integration

2010 

AXIS P3346 Network Camera was selected among the SSI's Top 30 Technology Innovations 2010.

Security Technology Executive  

2010

Axis Communications was recognized for outstanding advertising.

GIT Security Awards 2011 

2010

AXIS Q1910-E Thermal Network Camera wins ‘Security Innovation of the Year' award.

Detektor International

2010

AXIS Q1910-E Thermal Network Camera: "With the world’s first thermal network camera Axis contributes significantly to enhanced detection for perimeter protection in industrial applications" 

VII National Security Award "ZUBR" 

2010

Stanislav Guchia, Country Manager at Axis Communications in Russia,  was awarded with Gold Zubr (Bison) – the superior and unique award for personal contribution in popularization advantages of network video surveillance technologies among Russian Customers.  

POLALARM 

2010

AXIS P1346, AXIS P3344-VE, AXIS Q1755 and AXIS Q1910 Network Camera:  Polish Master in Alarm Technology from Polish Engineers and Technicians Association of Technical Security and Security Management

Product of the Year

2010

Security Products magazine has awarded the AXIS Q1910/-E Network Cameras in the Perimeter Security category.

Security Innovation of the Year

2010

AXIS Q1910-E Thermal Network Camera has received the 2010 Security Excellence Awards.

Electronic Security Expo (ESX) Maximum Impact Award  

2010

Axis was awarded the ESX (Electronic Security Expo) Maximum Impact Award in the Video Camera category for its AXIS Q1910-E Thermal Network Camera.

Grand Award of Design

2009

Axis Communication’s product portfolio of network video products received the Grand Award of Design for 2009 in cooperation with Axis' partner Zenit Design. 

Swedish Export Prize

2009

Axis Communications received the Swedish Export Prize from His Majesty the King. 

Lifetime Achievement Award

2009 

Martin Gren, one of the founders of Axis Communications, was granted the Life Time Achievement Award by the security magazine Detektor.

Innovative Achievement Award 

2009

AXIS P3344 Network Camera received the Detektor Innovative Achievement Award 2009 of the CCTV category.

Detektor International Award

2008

AXIS P3301 Network Camera: Axis Communications won the Detektor International Award for best video surveillance product (CCTV) for the third time. 

Gold Mouse 

2008

Axis received the Gold Mouse by the Computer Sweden trade magazine/Affärsvärlden.

Best Getest 

2007

The IT magazine Computer!Totaal awarded the AXIS 207MW the 'best tested' product by winning the comparative test over other network cameras. 

Manufacturer Alliance Program (MAP) Partner of the Year

2007

Axis received Milestone Systems “Manufacturer Alliance Program Partner of the Year” Award from the international software company Milestone Systems. 

PC Pro Recommended Award

2006

AXIS 230 MPEG-2 Network Camera received the PC PRO Recommended award.

PC Pro Recommended Award

2006

AXIS 225FD Fixed Dome Network Camera received the PC PRO Recommended award.

Market Penetration Leadership in network video 

2006

Axis received Frost & Sullivan's 2006 Award for Market Penetration Leadership in network video.  

ARCHI-TECH AV 

2006

Axis was selected by Avidex AV to provide AXIS 213 PTZ Network Cameras for their audio-visual project that received a 2006 ARCHI-TECH AV Award. 

Detektor International Award

2006

AXIS 212 PTZ Network Camera was granted the award for this year's Best CCTV Product by Detektor International.

SecuTech Award 2006 

2006

AXIS 225FD Fixed Dome Network Camera was recognized with the SecuTech Award 2006 under the category of "Digital Surveillance" for its outstanding technology, intelligent practicability and user friendliness. 

NPS Product Achievement Award 

2006

The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced AXIS 214 PTZ Network Camera as the winner of the Product Achievement Award for Digital Video Device. 

Market Leadership Award 

2005

Axis Communications was honored with the 2005 Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award. 

Best Product Award

2005

AXIS 225FD Fixed Dome Network Camera was awarded Best Product by Detektor International.

Excellence in Technology Award 2005 Axis Communications receives Frost & Sullivan's 2005 Excellence in Technology Award for the AXIS 231D and AXIS 232D Network Dome Cameras.

Premier 2004 Award

2004

Axis won the Premier 2004 Award in New Technology Manufacturer category.

Detektor International’s Innovative Achievement Award 

2004

AXIS 211 Network Camera received the "Innovative Achievement" award from Detektor International. 

Award of Excellence

2004

Axis received the Award of Excellence from Ingram Micro. 

SecuTech Award  

2004

Axis received the SecuTech Award in Taiwan for its innovations and product development  for the AXIS 230 MPEG-2 Network Camera.

Premier Awards

2003

AXIS 2460 Network DVR received the Premier Awards 2003 in the Product Innovation category.

Best places to work 

2003

Axis wins award as one of Sweden's "Best places to work". 

Best use of Technology in Government Award

2003

AXIS 2400 Video Servers were part of Newport schools' award-winning IP-surveillance solution. 

Product Achievement Award for Digital Video

2003

AXIS 2130 PTZ Network Camera won the Security Industry Association's (SIA) Product Achievement Award for Digital Video.

Product of the Year 

2003

AXIS 205 Network Camera was elected "security product of the month" by WIK Zeitschrifft für die Sicherheit der Wirschaft / SecuMedia Verlag Deutschland.

Technology Trailblazers award 

2003/2002

Axis was awarded by Asia Computer Weekly as one of the brightest IT vendors in the Asian IT industry.

Market Engineering Leadership Award

2001

Axis was announced by Frost & Sullivan as Market Leader in Growing Network Camera, Video Server Market. 

Computerworld Readers' Choice Awards 

2001

AXIS 2120 Network Camera came out as winner of the 7th Computerworld Readers' Choice Awards in the Hardware category for Best Network Camera.

International Award 

2000 

AXIS 2120 Network Camera was granted the International Award by Swedish security magazine Detektor. 

PC-Expert Award 2000 Journalist's Choice - Best Print server for SME/SMI - AXIS 5400+

Engeströmska guldmedaljen

1999

Kungliga Fysiografiska Sällskapet i Lund tilldelar Mikael Karlsson, VD för Axis Communications AB, Engeströmska guldmedaljen 1999 för "arbete i tillämpad naturvetenskap rörande Skånes lantbruk och dess binäringar eller industrin".

The New Product Showcase 

1999

Axis was awarded the N New Product Showcase by ISC Expo in New York for the AXIS 2400 Video Server

Technical Innovation Award 

1996

Technical Innovation Award for the AXIS 200 Network Camera by PC Magazine. 

Gold Mouse 1996 The Gold Mouse for the Axis print servers. The Gold mouse (Guldmusen) is an IT award organized by the leading Swedish magazine Computer Sweden and the business magazine Affärsvärlden.
Design award (Outstanding Swedish design) 1995 Design award (Outstanding Swedish design) for the AXIS 150 Network Print Server.

PC Magazine Editors’ Choice

1994

Several awards for Axis’ print products including PC Magazine Editors’ Choice. 

1994 Swedish IT Company 1994 “1994 Swedish IT Company” by the IT magazine “Datavärlden”.
The Polhem Award 1994 Martin Gren and Mikael Karlsson by the Swedish Royal Engineer Association
The Entrepreneur of the year Award 1994 Mikael Karlsson, the Entrepreneur of the year AWARD, by the Swedish newspaper Dagens Industri
Best Print Server 1993
Best Print Server – by Byte Magazine for the NPS 550 RISC.
First company to introduce a pocket-sized network print server, the NPS 530