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.

** **** *** **** *** ***** ** *******?

* ***** ***, **** ******** *-****. ***, **** *** ********* i-CS, ***** ** **** **** '***********'.

*** *** **** ********* *** ** **? ** **** ******, ** examine ****'*-****** **********, ******* ** ** ***** **** ******* (********* *-**** and ********* **** ******), *** ******* *** ******* ** ****** the ******.

[***************]

Compared ** ***** **** **** ********

  • ***** **** ****: **** ** *** ** ******* ** * fixed ******** *** ** *** **********. ********** ******** ** ****** systems.
  • ****** **** ****: **** ** ******** *** ** ************ *** then ***** *****. ****** **** ********, ****** *** ****** *********.
  • ****/**/***** ****: **** ******* ** **** ********** ***** ** * general ***** *******. ** ******** ** ****** ***** **** *******. Camera ****** ******** ******** ** ******** ***** *** **** ** providing. ******* **** *** ****** **********, *****-**-***** *** ******* ***** quality *** **** ******. **** ****** ******** ** ***** **** variable ********.
  • *-****: ********* ******* ** ****, ****** **** **** ** ******** position ** *** ******** ***** ******* *** **** ******* ******** controls ** ******* **** *****.  ** ***** ****** ******, ****** will ******* ** ********** **** ***** ********** ******** ****** ******* or ******* ****, ** ******** * **** ********** ***** *******.

*-** *** *-**** ***** **** ******* *********, *** **** *** beyond **** ******* ** ******* *******/********** ** *** ******* ** lens ******** *** ****.

i-CS ********

*-** ****** ******** ******** ***** ** ******** **** ****** ** CCTV *******, ****** ********* ***** *** ****, *** * ************** protocol **** ****** *** **** ** ***** **** ***** ********** such ** ******* ***** ******, **** ********, *** ***** ***** with *** ******.

****** *-** *** * ***** *********** ******* **** *** ********, the ******** ** ***** ******** ** ** **** ******** ** that ***** ******* *** **** ************* *** ********* ** **** their ********.

*** *-** ****** **** ********* ** ********:

  • ***********-*****  (*/*.*” *=*.*-*.***, **.*, ** ********* **** ******* ** *** sensor)
  • ***********-***** (*/*.*” *=*.*-****, **.*, ** ********* **** ******* ** **** sensor)

*** ********** ********* ******, *** ****' *-** **********.

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

****-***** / ********* **** ****** **** ****** ***********, *** ******* by *********** *** ****** ************ **** *********.  ********** ********* ****** typically ****** ** ******* ** *** *****, ********* *** ******* lenses ** ** ******* ** *****.  ** *** ****** ******* during ************, *** * ****** **** *** ******* **** * 3-9mm **** *** ***** * *-**** ****, *** ******** ****** must ** ***** **** *** ******* ***, *********** **** * delay ** **** *** *** *** **** ** ******.

*-** ****** ******** *** *********** ** *** *****-********* */** **** *****, with the ******** ** ** ********** ********* ****.

*** ********** **** ******* **** ***** *************, *** *-** **** can **** *** ************* * "* *****" *********, ********* ** ****.

***** ************ ** ******* ***** ******* *** **** ** **** with *-** ******, *** **** *** *********** **** ***** ****** distortion ** *** ******, ***** **** **** *** ****** *** use ** ********** *** ** *** ***** ********** *****. *** visible ****** ** **** ** * ******* ***** ** ****** to ** **********.

i-CS ***** *******

******* *** *** *** ****** *** *** *** **** ******** ** Computar, ** ****** **** ** ** ********** **** ********* **** *-**** ******, due ** *** **** ** ****** *** ******* ****** *** the ********** *** ******* *******.

Not ********* **********

*-** ****** *** *** ********** **** *** ******* ********* ** the ******.  ** ******** * ********* ***** ********* ** ****** ******* of *** **** ******, ****** ******* **** **** **** * ******** upgrade, ******* **** ** ** ******** ** *** ******** ***** to ******* *-**.

*** ***** ******* ********* **** ******* *** *-** *** ****' upcoming *-**** **** ******/******* ******, ***** **** *** ****** **** ** ********* ** Q3 ****.

** *-** ******* ****** **** **** **** ***** ** ** P-Iris ******.

Lens **** *** ********* ** ****

**** ***'* **** *** **** ******* *** **** ****** *** include *** ******* ** **** ** ******* *-** ****** ** the **** ******.

*** ******* ** **** **** ********** *** ** ******** ** applications **** ******* ********* *************, ** ******* ********** ***** *** scene *** ** ********** **** **********.

Axis' **** *******

*****, *** ****** ******* ** ****, *** * **** ******* of ****** *********** *** ******** ************ **** ***** ************* ** lenses.

*******, **** ****'* ******* *-** ** *********** **** *****, ******* they ****** **** ********. ** ***** ******, ******** *** **** manufacturing ****** *** ** *****, *** ** ****-***** ** ********* markets **** ****.

**** ********* ***** *********** **** ******** ** **** ** ***-****** the *********** ** *****.

Adoption ****** ** ** *******

** ** *** ****** *-** ** **** * ***** ****** impact, ****** ** ***** *** ********** ************* ** ********** *** optimizing ************ *** ****** ********* ** ******** ********* **** ***** stabilization.  

*-**** ****'* **** ******* *******, *** *** *-** **** **** additional *********** **********, *** ****, ** ******* *** ************** *** control ********.

***** **** *-** **** ******* *** *********, ********** ** ****** focal *******, *********** *** **** **** ******** */** ****** ***** better ******* *******, **** ** *** ***** ******* ** **** manual.

Comments (0)

Login to read this IPVM report.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

Related Reports

The Hot RMR Company - Electric Guard Dog on Feb 22, 2017
The financiers at the Barnes Buchanan conference praised a company named 'Electric Guard Dog'. While the name sounds fairly low tech, the money and...
Customized Access Control Cans (Altronix Trove) on Feb 14, 2017
Access control installs typically require hanging at least two or three different enclosure cans, each holding individual parts.  Open wall space...
Hikvision PanoVu Multi Imager Tested on Feb 08, 2017
Hikvision has entered the multi-imager market with their 180° PanoVu DS-2CD6986F-H, an 8MP, 4-imager model equipped with ~1/1.8" imagers and...
Tyco DSC PowerSeries Neo Intrusion Tested on Jan 30, 2017
Tyco's intrusion system line, DSC, is one of the most widely installed brands. Their primary intrusion panel series, PowerSeries Neo, is...
Wires for Burglar Alarms on Jan 26, 2017
Most commercial and many higher end residential alarm systems rely on wired sensors. These require installers to run wires between the sensor and a...
Integrator Service Vehicle Guide on Jan 23, 2017
Few assets are as commonly used by integrators and installers as their service vehicles. 125 integrators explained to IPVM in detail about their...
Smart Power Tools For Security Installs on Jan 18, 2017
Installing a smart camera? Perhaps you should use a 'smart' drill. The intelligent appliance / IoT trend has hit power tools. In this note, we...
IP Networking Course January 2017 on Jan 12, 2017
This is the only networking course designed specifically for video surveillance professionals plus it includes live training, personal help and...
Honeywell Ademco Vista Intrusion System Tested on Jan 11, 2017
One of the biggest brands in security holds one of the most common intrusion lines. We bought and tested a Honeywell Vista 15P intrusion...
Introduction To Burglar Alarm Systems on Jan 04, 2017
While alarm systems are popular, balancing between the right level of protection, the appropriate components and an acceptable price can be very...

Most Recent Industry Reports

Honeywell Sues Alarm.com For Violating Anti-Trust Laws on Feb 24, 2017
Is Alarm.com about to dominate the smart home software market? That is what Honeywell alleges in its new lawsuit, first reported by...
Axis: "Everything is IP" - False on Feb 24, 2017
Axis is congratulating itself, with executive Fredrick Nilsson declaring: "Now the conversion is all done and everything is IP and analog is...
Advertising Like Avigilon at the ISC West Airport on Feb 24, 2017
Avigilon has grabbed a lot of attention over the last few years advertising at the Las Vegas airport when attendees fly in. But how does that...
Artificial Intelligence Robot Assistant (ACTi) on Feb 23, 2017
Has artificial intelligence come to the video surveillance industry? ACTi has released 'SARA' which it bills as an 'AI assistant that brings...
Cutting Costs 70% Using Milestone With HD Analog on Feb 23, 2017
HD analog and enterprise VMSes are often thought of as being on opposite sides of the spectrum, with HD analog best for small jobs due to its low...
Dahua 4K HD Analog Cameras Announced on Feb 23, 2017
HD analog has been gaining popularity (even if Axis hopes otherwise). Last year, HD analog's max resolution doubled from 1080p to 4MP (see our 4MP...
Uniview (UNV) IP Cameras Tested on Feb 22, 2017
"We're #3," in China says Uniview (UNV). While the company significantly trails Hikvision and Dahua in total sales, one notable difference is that...
Glass Doors and Access Control Tutorial on Feb 22, 2017
The biggest challenge for many access control systems are glass doors. Here's what happens when a maglock is improperly installed to an existing...
Exacq Favorability Results on Feb 22, 2017
For years, Exacq has been one of the most frequently favored VMSes in IPVM integrator statistics (e.g., see Favorite VMS Manufacturers...
The Hot RMR Company - Electric Guard Dog on Feb 22, 2017
The financiers at the Barnes Buchanan conference praised a company named 'Electric Guard Dog'. While the name sounds fairly low tech, the money and...

The world's leading video surveillance information source, IPVM provides the best reporting, testing and training for 10,000+ members globally. Dedicated to independent and objective information, we uniquely refuse any and all advertisements, sponsorship and consulting from manufacturers.

About | FAQ | Contact