AXIS Q1941-E Thermal Network Camera

Outstanding detection and powerful video analytics

  • Powerful performance for video analytics via ACAP applications
  • Outstanding image contrast gives reliable detection and fast verification
  • Easy and quick to install outdoors
  • 384x288 thermal detection

Product awards

AXIS Q1941-E Thermal Camera was the recipient of Govies awards by Security Products Magazine 2016 in the Video Surveillance Cameras, IP category.

Powerful video analytics of live or recorded video

Thanks to its powerful processor, AXIS Q1941-E has high capacity for running video analytics via AXIS Camera Application Platform (ACAP) and can use a wide range of third party applications. The camera also offers a memory card slot for storing recordings locally.

Reliable thermal detection with low rate of false alarms

Since thermal cameras are less sensitive to problems with light conditions and shadows, they can achieve higher accuracy and less false alarms than conventional cameras in most applications. Thanks to a superb thermal image contrast, AXIS Q1941-E reliably detects and gives a fast verification of the situation, e.g. in perimeter surveillance. With five lens alternatives (7 mm, 13mm, 19 mm, 35 mm and 60 mm), the network camera can optimize detection performance to meet most application requirements.

Smooth video and low storage requirements

Squeezed storage. Keep the essence with Axis' Zipstream technology

A thermal camera is mainly used for video analytics and detection in those restricted areas where no one should trespass or walk around. Based on these premises, the video shows no motion at all, unless an intruder is detected. Supporting Axis' Zipstream technology, AXIS Q1941-E filters out those areas with no motion, and it can focus on the parts of the image that are moving. This significantly reduces the bandwidth and storage required. Moreover, the Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) helps the camera to provide a smooth live viewing when it is mounted on instable places and vibration can be perceived as an issue.

Detection ranges

  Focal length Viewing angle Detection
  mm Horizontal Human:
1.8 x 0.5 m
4 x 1.5 m
  m yards m yards
Detection (1.5 pixels on target) 7 55° 200 219 613 671
13 28° 393 430 1205 1318
19 19.4° 567 620 1739 1902
35 10.7° 1028 1124 3153 3448
60 6.2° 1774 1940 5441 5951
Recognition (6 pixels on target) 7 55° 50 55 153 168
13 28° 98 107 301 329
19 19.4° 142 155 435 475
35 10.7° 257 281 788 862
60 6.2° 444 485 1360 1488
Identification (12 pixels on target) 7 55° 25 27 77 84
13 28° 49 54 151 165
19 19.4° 71 78 217 238
35 10.7° 129 141 394 431
60 6.2° 222 243 680 744
The detection ranges are calculated with Johnson’s criteria and vary in different weather conditions.

Find nomographs for AXIS Q1941-E Thermal Network Camera (meters) (pdf) to determine the relation between the focal length of the lens, the number of pixels across the object, and the range.

Surveillance only in the dark, or even all-day-around?

Find out why thermal cameras are reliable detection and recognition tools.

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