Axis 3D Design Offering

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Feb 06, 2013

Axis is releasing 3D design models that aims to improve camera design and layout. In this note, we explain what they are, what platform it works (and does not work on), the benefits and limitations of this offering and its potential industry impact.

Only for Revit

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Comments (5)

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@John ******: Axis does have generic shapes at the top of its Visio templates, which you can use for any brand of camera. In my functional specifications I design by what the scene contains and what the security needs are, then find the most appropriate equipment. For highly demanding applications this often turns out to be Axis cameras, but not always.

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