Axis New Industry Standard i-CS Lens

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Jun 22, 2016

Is this the next big thing in lensing?

7 years ago, Axis launched P-iris. Now, Axis has announced i-CS, which is even more 'intelligent'.

But how much practical use is it? In this report, we examine Axis' i-CS lens technology, compare it to other lens options (including P-iris and motorized zoom lenses), and analyze its ability to impact the market.

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