Glossary

A

Auto-iris

A type of iris, which is electrically controlled by the camera, to automatically regulate the amount of light allowed to enter.

D

DC-iris

A type of iris, which is electrically controlled by the camera, to automatically regulate the amount of light allowed to enter.

I

IP66/IP67

IP 66: An IP classification for dust tightness and protection against powerful water jets.
IP 67: An IP classification for dust tightness and protection against brief immersion in water.

L

Lightfinder

An Axis technology which delivers high-resolution, full color video with a minimum of motion blur even in near darkness.

 

O

ONVIF

Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) provides and promotes standardized interfaces for effective interoperability of IP-based physical security products. ONVIF is a registered trademark.

P

P-iris

P-Iris is an automatic and precise iris control developed by Axis. It involves a P-Iris lens and specialized software that optimize image quality.

S

Secure boot

A boot process that consists of an unbroken chain of cryptographically validated software, starting in immutable memory (boot ROM). Being based on the use of signed firmware, secure boot ensures that a device can boot only with authorized firmware.

SFP slot

A slot for a small form-factor pluggable (SFP) transceiver. This type of transceiver supplies network devices, such as a switches or routers, with a fiber optic network connection.

V

Varifocal lens

A varifocal lens provides a wide range of focal lengths, as opposed to a lens with a fixed focal length, which only provides one.