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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Axis celebrates 20 years of the network camera

This week saw Axis Communications celebrate its 20th anniversary of the world’s first network camera. A technology leader with many industry firsts including first network video chip (1999), first thermal network camera (2010) and first to market with Lightfinder technology (2011) and physical access control (2013), the last two decades has seen Axis firmly establish itself as both innovators and market leaders of network video.

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Axis appoints African business development manager

Global leader in network video surveillance, Axis Communications, has appointed Barry Howell as their new Business Development Manager for Africa.

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Mine security: as vital as always

“Despite a downward spiral across South Africa’s mining community, efficient and effective security remains key,” says Roy Alves, Business Development Manager, MEA, Axis Communications.

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Contemporary dining with innovative surveillance

Professional entertainment chain, The Baron Group, has always been renowned for their quality food, convivial atmosphere and outstanding service.

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Axis solution paves way for Jaguar Land Rover to Go Beyond

Camsecure and Axis collaborate to customise a solution that not only improves efficiencies, but puts customers at the heart of the brand experience.

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Fighting rhino poaching with thermal camera technology

Every day more than four rhino are killed in South Africa, an epidemic that is reducing the numbers of these majestic animals by over 1 100 a year in this country alone. Driving the slaughter is a greed for horns that fetch upwards of $1-million per kilogram – higher than the price of gold – in turn attracting organised crime, international syndicates and impoverished foot soldiers willing to take a lot of risk. Rhino poachers have grown in force, using automatic weapons and high-powered rifles to target their prey.

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Axis’ sustainability report shows progress during an eventful 2015

Axis Communications today presents its sustainability report for 2015. The report describes progress in a number of fields, such as a strengthened position with regards to anti-corruption and a decreased use of environmentally-threatening materials in the company’s product portfolio of cameras and encoders. The sustainability report was prepared according to the G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines.

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Axis Communications appoints new Key Account Manager

Global leader in network video surveillance, Axis Communications appointed, Edward Nyingeni as Key Account Manager for the Johannesburg, South Africa office.

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Axis introduces high performance mini dome cameras

Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, introduces three new mini dome network cameras to the AXIS M30 Series.

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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


The Crossing
370 Main Road


Web: www.axis.com

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Our People

Roy Alves, Sales Director – Africa   

Sasha Bonheim, Marketing Manager

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