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Adam Bannister was Editor of IFSEC Global from 2014 through to November 2019. Adam is also a former Managing Editor at Dynamis Online Media Group.
August 15, 2019

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PTZ launch

Axis Communications launches PTZ camera with emphasis on analytics and cybersecurity

Axis Communications has launched a PTZ camera equipped with its latest generation chip.

The AXIS P5655-E PTZ, says the video surveillance pioneer, offers high performance around imaging, security features, analytics and video compression.


  • HDTV 1080p with 32x optical zoom
  • Focus recall and EIS
  • Light-sensitive sensor and forensic WDR for clarity in scenes with both dark and light areas
  • Axis Lightfinder 2.0 technology it captures low-light images with more saturated colors and sharper images of moving objects.
  • Electronic image stabilization
  • Extended processing power for advanced analytics
  • Automatically optimizes for four scene profiles (indoor, outdoor, forensic and traffic) – by exposure time, white balance, aperture, sharpness, contrast and noise to suit specific scene requirements.
  • Signed firmware and secure boot guarantees that the firmware hasn’t been altered and ensures only authorized firmware is installed. And if needed, secure boot guarantees that the camera is completely free of malware after a factory default.
  • Axis Zipstream with support for H.264 and H.265 lowers bandwidth and storage requirements.
  • Two-way audio and four I/O ports for flexible installation

About Axis Communications

Axis defines its mission as enabling “a smarter and safer world by creating network solutions to improve security and to find new ways of doing business.”

Traditionally video surveillance-focused the Sweden-headquartered company has diversified into the access control, audio, voice over IP, building automation and internet of things markets.

Axis Communications was founded in 1984 by Mikael Karlsson, Martin Gren and Keith Bloodworth. It launched the world’s first network-connected video surveillance camera in 1996 and is now second only to Hikvision in terms of global sales in the video surveillance camera and video encoder markets.

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