Axis strengthens the patent portfolio

Lund, 2011-Jan-25
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Axis today announces that the company is further strengthening its patent portfolio through acquisition of “Internet Camera Portfolio” from Hoya Corporation and its affiliate. The acquisition consists of about twenty patents. The purchase price of the patents will not be disclosed.

The acquired patent portfolio includes patents regarding network communication and cameras which deliver images over networks using e.g. different network protocols.

“As the global market leader in network video this expansion of the patent portfolio is a natural step. The acquisition of the patents strengthens our portfolio and thus safeguards our and our partner’s future possibility of selling Axis network video products“, says Ray Mauritsson, President.

About Axis

Axis is an IT company offering network video solutions for professional installations. The company is the global market leader in network video, driving the ongoing shift from analog to digital video surveillance. Axis products and solutions focus on security surveillance and remote monitoring, and are based on innovative, open technology platforms. Axis is a Sweden-based company, operating worldwide with offices in more than 20 countries and cooperating with partners in more than 70 countries. Founded in 1984, Axis is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic, under the ticker AXIS. For more information about Axis, please visit our website at