Bangalore October 4 2013: Network video leader, Axis Communications, has entered the physical access control market , with a network door controller with built-in web-based software. AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller is a complement to Axis’ existing portfolio of network video products and creates integration possibilities for partners and end users.
The Network Door Controller is the first non-proprietary and open IP-based access controller on the market. It is a platform for two different solutions. AXIS Entry Manager (AXIS A1001 with built in software) is a ready-made solution for small- to mid-sized businesses—such as offices, industries and retail stores—with typically 10 doors and basic access control requirements.For larger enterprise systems, AXIS A1001’s open application programming interface enables Axis’ Application Development Partners (ADP) to meet specific customer requirements
Says Ray Mauritsson, President and CEO, Axis Communications: “Bringing product innovation to the physical access control market is a natural step in Axis’ development as there is a strong connection between access control and video surveillance. As the market leader in network cameras, Axis plays an important role in driving convergence to IP-based products in video surveillance. We now apply that expertise in IP technology to the physical access control market in the same way. The physical access control market is primed to make the shift to open IP technology."
The access control systems will be launched in the US this quarter, and then in other marketsd including India.
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