Axis announces enhanced version of AXIS Camera Station for mid-sized installations

Chelmsford, Mass., 2016-Mar-10
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AXIS Camera Station 5 is a full-featured video management software best suited for mid-sized installations. Together with the AXIS S10 Series of network video recorders and Axis’ IP products it offers a complete video surveillance monitoring and recording solution.

A free mobile app for Android and iOS allows users to easily access the system remotely
Axis Communications, the global leader in network video, introduces AXIS Camera Station 5, the latest version of its video management software (VMS) offering for mid-size installations. The new version introduces hardware decoding, with support for third-party IP cameras and Axis Optimized Rendering for high-definition identification and smooth videos with resolutions up to three 4K video streams. A new mobile viewing app allows for easy remote monitoring.

The user interface of AXIS Camera Station has been designed for ease of use. The ‘Operator Mode’ provides a dedicated interface for efficient operation that meets the requirements of the occasional user as well as the more active user in installations such as larger retail stores, schools and manufacturing facilities.

AXIS Camera Station 5 introduces support for hardware decoding and Axis Optimized Rendering. The new ‘Scrubbing’ function allows users to quickly search through video footage from multiple cameras at the same time.

A free mobile viewing app available for Android and iOS-based mobile devices gives users the ability to view live video from cameras as well as previously recorded video footage.

AXIS Camera Station 5 allows users to take full advantage of Axis’ wide range of video surveillance cameras and technologies. It supports 360º overview recording, H.264 compression, multi-view streaming, Axis’ Corridor Format, Axis’ Zipstream technology and advanced camera-based video motion detection. Additional functionality can easily be added with the AXIS Camera Application Platform (ACAP).

AXIS Camera Station 5 can also be used with a variety of other Axis products including, door stations and horn speakers. Additionally, it can be used with recently launched AXIS Site Designer, which offers system integrators and installers an efficient way to design complete surveillance solutions for small to mid-sized installations. To meet specific needs, AXIS Camera Station 5 provides third party support through the IEC62676-2-3 standard. Third party devices are required to be ONVIF Profile S conformant, click here for more information.

“The compatibility of AXIS Camera Station 5 with other Axis solutions will make it easy for customers to take advantage of Axis’ full breadth of products and also help streamline surveillance strategies for mid-sized businesses,” said Fredrik Nilsson, general manager, Axis Communications, Inc. “The new version of AXIS Camera Station is feature rich and has many new functionalities that Axis customers will find useful, such as, the new mobile viewing app which will make remote monitoring much easier.”

There are two types of device licenses with AXIS Camera Station 5, core and universal. Licensing per channel starts at $79 for Axis products and $149 for third party products. AXIS Camera Station 5 is currently available through Axis’ standard distribution channels at the suggested retail prices listed above.

A 30 day free trial of AXIS Camera Station 5 can be downloaded at

For further information about Axis Communications, please contact:

Kelley Brescia, Axis Communications, Inc.
Phone : 978 614 2137, Email :

Matt Flanagan, fama PR, Inc.
Phone : 617 986 5002, Email :

About Axis Communications

Axis offers intelligent security solutions that enable a smarter, safer world. As the global market leader in network video, Axis is driving the industry by continually launching innovative network products based on an open platform - delivering high value to customers through a global partner network. Axis has long-term relationships with partners and provides them with knowledge and ground-breaking network products in existing and new markets.

Axis has more than 2,100 dedicated employees in 50 countries around the world, supported by a network of over 80,000 partners. Founded in 1984, Axis is a Sweden-based company listed on NASDAQ Stockholm under the ticker AXIS. For more information about Axis, please visit our website Follow us on twitter @axisipvideo.