Course description

This classroom-based course will teach you basic perimeter protection – what to consider when designing a perimeter protection system, as well as the pros and cons of thermal cameras vs. optical cameras in the perimeter. Through demos and exercises, you will learn how to use the analytics apps AXIS Perimeter Defender for intrusion detection along with the add-on AXIS Perimeter Defender PTZ Autotracking.

Practical information

Format: Instructor-led classroom
Language: English
Price: Free of charge

Course outline

The course contains a mix of theoretical presentations and hands-on exercises.

Course objectives

After completing the course, participants will:

Be familiar with:

  • The basics of camera placement and site survey
  • AXIS Perimeter Defender Design
  • Defender PTZ Autotracking
  • Integrated solutions (applications)


  • How to install, configure, and calibrate AXIS Perimeter Defender and Perimeter Defender PTZ Autotracking
  • The difference between thermal and optical cameras
  • VMS integration

Who should attend

For system integrators and installers in the network video surveillance industry, and security consultants.


To get the most out of the course, you need to understand the fundamentals of network video. We recommend that you take the course Network Video Fundamentals prior to attending this course and also the online course Exploring AXIS Perimeter Defender.