Axis Low Cost Spring 2011 Product Releases Examined

Author: John Honovich, Published on Apr 05, 2011

In the past month, Axis has announced 5 new series of low cost IP cameras: M31-VE, P5522-E, P5512M11-E, Q6035 and the M50.  While the sheer number is somewhat overwhelmingly, this is an important expansion that impacts the overall market. This provides Axis with a broad low cost product portfoilio that will significantly increase their competitiveness for budget applications.

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