Axis Communications introduces the new AXIS P14 Series encompassing 7 day-and-night network cameras. With the AXIS P14 Series, customers can choose from camera models with a wide range of resolutions from HDTV 1080p to 4K including integrated features for efficient and reliable video surveillance such as built-in IR, remote zoom and focus, a built-in slot for micro SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards and I/O connectors for interfacing with external devices.
“The AXIS P14 Series is an innovative outdoor-ready and cost-effective camera series offering a compact design with a focus on ease of installation and clear identification. This all-rounder series for 24/7 video surveillance provides customers with a selection of out-of-the-box ready network cameras meeting their specific requirements and budget,” says Erik Frännlid, Director of Product Management, Axis Communications. “We are especially proud to present a competitive 4K version which we believe will introduce unique opportunities for even more effective video surveillance.”
The AXIS P14 Series Network Cameras offer easy installation with remote zoom and focus for fine tuning from a computer. Furthermore, they are all equipped with a compact low-weight casing and an integrated bracket for wall or ceiling mount. To further simplify installation, a wide range of mounting accessories such as pole and corner mounts are available. The cameras in the new AXIS P14 Series are equipped with a powerful processor allowing for great performance in image processing and better image quality, with lower noise, higher light sensitivity for sharper images and more efficient video compression with H.264 Main Profile. They also provide improved support for simultaneous streaming of multiple, individually optimized video streams, providing video management systems with increased flexibility and manageable network and storage use. In addition, the AXIS P14 Series cameras offer more processing power and capacity for intelligent video applications, which are helpful in alerting and enabling operators to act on potential and actual alarm situations.
The AXIS P14 Series network cameras are supported by the industry’s largest base of video management software through the Axis Application Development Partner Program, AXIS Camera Station and the complimentary AXIS Camera Companion. The cameras also include support for AXIS Video Hosting System and ONVIF for easy camera system integration. The new AXIS P14 Series is planned to be available in Q2 2014 through Axis’ distribution channels at suggested retail prices ranging from of $599 for the HDTV 1080p model to $799 for the 5 MP model with OptimizedIR.