$800 Axis Thermal Camera Examined

By Brian Karas, Published Jan 02, 2018, 11:14am EST (Info+)

Axis is releasing two of the lowest cost thermal IP cameras ever. But will low cost be enough to spur adoption?

In this note, we examine the 2 new models, review feedback from Axis and analyze the main issues likely to impact this product's adoption.

Positioning ********

**** ** *********** *** ***** *** P1290 ******* *** ********* ****** ** vehicles ***** **** ********* ******* ***** ***** inability ** ******* **** *******. ****' aim with *** ******* ************* ** ** open ** *** ************* *** *** of ******* ******* ****** ********* ********** applications. ******** ******** ******* ********* *** ********** to ****** *** ******** ** ******** of ****** ****** *****, ******* ********* patient ******* ** ** ******* ****** *****. Axis **** ********* ********* *** *** monitoring ******* ****** ******** ******* ********* worker ******* ****** ** **** *********, such ** ******.

*** **** ************: "**** ******** ****-********* ******* ******* ** aid ******** ******** *** ********* ********* while ********** *******."

Technical ********

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  • *** * *** ****** (*.*** **) low **** ******** ** *****-***** *** resolution ******* *******
  • *.**** *********.
  • *** **** **** * **** ** **.*°, narrow as ******** ** ******* ******* *** IP *******, ** ***** **** *******.
  • *** ****** ** **** *****, ******* the ********* ********* ***** ** ******** to ** ** ** ********* **** offered ************* ********** ** ********* ********.
  • ******** ****' **** ********, ******** *** various ********* ** ** *** **-***** the ****, **** ** ****' ********* Defender ******* (****** *** **** ** not **** ****** *** **** ********* protection ************. *** *****, ******** ** right, *** * ********** ***** ******* sensor, ****** **** ** * ********* model, ******* ** ****' ***** ***-****** products.

*** ***** **** **** *** **** housing ** *** *-****, ******** *****:

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Low **** ******* ******

*** ***** *** ** **** ** $800 *** *** ***** **** **** be ******** **** *********, ** $*** ****. Expected ****** / ****** ******* **** be ** *** $****. 

Narrow ***** ** **** **********, **** **** ******* ** **** *******

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**** ****** **** *** ******* **** options ********* ** *** **** ********, and **** ********** ******* ********* ** meet ***** *******. ** *** ***, they ******* ** *** ** ****** lens ** *** **** ****** **** available *********, ************* **** * ***** FOV ***** *********** ***** *** ********** applications.

Seek ******* ****

******* ******** **** *** ****** *** *** core ** ************ ** **** *******, * ************ **** *** ******** the *********** ** *** **** ******* cores, ***** **** ** ******** ********, such ** **** $*** ****** ******* ****** ***-**. **** ******** ** ******* ** this *****.

Applications *** *****/*****

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Compared ** **** *** **** ******* ******

****'* ***-**** ******* ****** (*** **** test *******),***** ** *** ********* ****** *** $289, *** * ***** *** (**° vs **° *** ****), *** **** lower ********** (***** ******). **** ******* the *** **** ****** ********* *** home ******** ************, **** * ****** detection ***** ** ** ****. *** TCX **** ****** **** ***** **** of *** *********** *** ****** ** stealth ************* **** *** ***** ******, but ** ** ******* *****, ****** it **** ****-*** ** ***** ************. 

Outlook *** *****/****

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Comments (3)

Seems to me like their FOV choice is meant to fill a perimeter detection niche, not sure how useful it would be for other applications.

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I would like to see clips of these cameras as the spec is not very good.

It will be interesting to see it in action with analytic equipment.

 

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Based on physical construction it is only for indoor use. FOV is so narrow so it has a lot of limits for indoor use. In my opinion wider FOV would be more appropriate for this camera 

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