Axis Communications hosts ONVIF meeting at Lund headquarters

Lund, 2011-May-23
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Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, will host a series of ONVIF meetings at Axis’ headquarters in Lund, Sweden this week. The meetings will take place May 24-27, 2011 and include delegates from ONVIF member organizations including Bosch, Sony, HIKvision and Siemens.

ONVIF is an open industry forum for the development of a global standard for the interface of IP-based security products. Established by Axis, Bosch and Sony in 2008, ONVIF is an independent organization with a focus on interoperability. Its membership is nearly 300 companies and more than 800 ONVIF-conformant products have been released.

The meeting in Lund is a general ONVIF meeting where all committees and work groups will meet. Across the four-day schedule, delegates will discuss ONVIF’s efforts to extend its scope to create a global standard for physical access control systems as well as other updates on the forum’s future direction.

“We’re very proud to have been one of the founding members of ONVIF in 2008, and delighted that the standard has been welcomed by so many, so quickly” said Jonas Andersson, Director Business Development Lobbying & Standards, Axis Communications and Chairman of the Steering Committee, ONVIF. “We look forward to welcoming the delegation to our headquarters in Lund and to continuing the positive progress made in the three years since the standard was launched.”

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 Swedish-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 www.axis.com

About ONVIF
Established in 2008 by Axis Communications, Bosch Security Systems and Sony Corporation, ONVIF is a global and open industry forum that is committed to standardize communication between network devices and ensure interoperability between network products for the security market. ONVIF’s mission is to facilitate the integration of network security and safety devices using a global open standard. ONVIF membership is open to manufacturers, software developers, consultants, system integrators, end-users and other interest groups that wish to participate in the activities of ONVIF. For more information, please visit www.onvif.org.

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