Axis launches new range of positioning cameras

Axis has launched a new generation of positioning cameras, giving operators faster and more accurate pan and tilt capabilities to monitor large-scale sites, perimeters and borders in real-time and are able to respond instantly to security alerts and incidents. Thanks to their enhanced capabilities, the new range of positioning cameras enables surveillance across vast sites with fewer cameras, with the potential for 360-degree unobstructed field of view and at all times, and 135-degree field of view from ground to sky.

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Turning the rhino poaching tide with the help of surveillance technology

According to data from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission’s African Rhino Specialist Group (AfRSG), incidents of rhino poaching in Africa has increased year-on-year for the last six years. In South Africa alone, a rhino is killed every eight hours, according to

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Axis introduces comprehensive store optimization and loss prevention solutions with retail focus

Following the long-term partnership with and subsequent acquisition of the video analytics application company Cognimatics, Axis Communications has fully integrated Cognimatics applications with Axis network cameras, audio, and access control products. In doing so Axis now can introduce new and comprehensive store optimization and loss prevention solutions for the retail sector, providing intelligence, driving revenue growth and prevention of loss.

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Physical Security – do you really need to care about cyber security too?

By: Roy Alves, Country Manager at Axis Communications

So, we all know that cybersecurity is important. It’s mentioned in the national news on almost a daily basis, whether it is about government vulnerabilities, cyberterrorism, or major retailers being targeted by criminals, resulting in millions of customers’ credit card details being stolen. But, like securing physical spaces, it’s one of those things that only becomes newsworthy when it fails.

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New sales engineer joins Axis Communications

Axis Communications is delighted to announce the appointment of Cameron Abraham as Sales Engineer in the company’s Durban office.

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How to spend more time growing your business and less time on security stuff

Over the course of the last few years, technology trends such as cloud computing, IoT, and big data analytics have reshaped the business and security landscape.

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Big brother is watching … and he’s here to help

Fact or fiction? Were there actually more people at President Trump’s inauguration on 20 January 2017 than ever before, or weren’t there? Despite being hotly debated on various social media channels, how will we ever really know?

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Top tech trends in the security market to look out for in 2017

By Roy Alves, country manager: MEA at Axis Communications

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Keep your home safe this holiday season

It’s not only Santa who is making a list and checking it twice! With the holidays upon us, people all around the country are starting to plan their annual break. But, before we lock up and head out of town, what needs to be done to ensure our homes and possessions remain safe and secure while we are gone?

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IP surveillance enables new levels of security in transport

“Decreases in the cost of technology, as a result of commoditisation, coupled with lower data charges and the aggressive roll out of a more superior fibre network infrastructure, is creating opportunity for enhanced network video surveillance within South Africa’s public transport sector,” says Roy Alves, Business Development Manager, MEA, Axis Communications.

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About Us

Axis is a Swedish-based IT company offering network video solutions for professional installations. Founded in 1984 and operating worldwide with offices in more than 20 countries, Axis is an innovative global market leader in network video, driving the ongoing shift from analogue to digital video surveillance.  The products are used for security surveillance and remote monitoring, but also in installations in order to streamline customers’ business processes. Based on open IP standards, Axis network cameras connect to any kind of IP network, including the internet, providing advanced video analytics features, such as motion detection, audio detection and tampering alarm solutions.

Retail: the introduction of network video has revolutionised the way retail professionals work with loss prevention, store optimisation, fraud detection, security and customer service.

Education: students and teachers hampered by the threat of harassment or violence will be comforted by the presence of reliable network cameras in the school’s public spaces.

City Surveillance: Network video is one of the most useful tools for fighting crime and protecting citizens, acting both to detect and deter. In emergencies, network cameras can help police or fire-fighters pinpoint where their assistance is most needed.

Banking: solutions installed in local bank branches can transmit images to a central location for remote viewing us

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Contact Us

Tel: +27 11 548 6780

Fax: +27 11 548 6799


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Our People

Roy Alves, Sales Director – Africa   

Sasha Bonheim, Marketing Manager

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