The course contains a mix of theoretical presentations and hands-on exercises.
STEP 1. eLearning modules (prerequisite for step 2):
Explains the setup of the course, with all modules ending with a quiz.
- Network video surveillance systems
System components: cameras, encoders, switches, routers etc. Also Power over Ethernet.
What light is and how a camera sees.
How to achieve usable images: camera placement, resolution, pixel density etc.
Factors that affect bandwidth consumption, and actions for lowering it.
- Edge storage, input/output ports (I/O), analytics and thermal cameras
SD cards and failover recording. Typical input and output devices. How analytics can be used to pinpoint specific events taking place. Thermal camera technology.
The most common types of attacks and how to mitigate them.
Basic troubleshooting, and how to reach Axis technical support.
The master quiz is a compilation of the module quizzes, including additional questions.
- Introduction to networking
The main building blocks of a network.
The information contained in the name of an Axis product.
STEP 2. Classroom module (mandatory):
The one day classroom is focused on hands-on exercises, putting the online theory into practice. You’ll also learn how explore the settings on the camera’s web interface and how to manage multiple devices.