Axis Camera Down-Tilt Auto-Measurement

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Jan 06, 2015

Tilting a camera too much can create problems.

Most commonly, it undermines getting clear shots of faces and license plates.

However, mounting angles are typically left up to guesswork, or trying to physically measure with plumb lines and protractors. Now, in their high end gyroscope-equipped models, Axis has added real-time tilt display to their cameras, allowing users to quickly measure and adjust their mounting angles.

In this note, we show how to use this feature and demonstrate its use on a camera in a video screencast.

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