Axis Camera Optimization App (UI Me) Tested

By: Ethan Ace, Published on Aug 28, 2017

A new Axis camera app (ACAP) called UI Me has been released, offering a number of interesting features including optimization wizards and cybersecurity checks.

This comes from the same developer who released the Axis Daybreak App that automatically adjusts day/night schedules based on local sunrise and sunset times changing throughout the year.

We tested UI Me to understand how it works and what impacts it could have for Axis users as well as to Axis competitors. Inside this note, we share those results.

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Overview *****

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*** *********** ** ********* similar ** ***** **** apps *** *** ******'* web *********, ***** *****.

**** *********, ***** *** access *** ** ** UI ** ******** *** settings ** ** ***** to * ******** ***, e.g.:

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Video ************* *******

*** ***** ******* ***** snapshots ** ********* ****** of ********, ******** *** user ** **** *** ones **** **** ****.

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Cybersecurity *********

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Firmware ****** *******

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Limitations ** ** **

*** **** ********** ** UI ** ** **** it ***** ** **** one ****** ** * time. ***** **** ** run *** ********* ****** on ******** ******* ***** especially ***** **********.

********, ***** **** ** careful **** ******* ***** optimizations, ***** ******* **** during *** ***** *****/********* may ******* ***** ** other ***** ** *** day. *** *******, ********* exposure ** ***** *** lead ** ************ ****** the ***, ** ******** may ****** ************* ********* on ******* ** *** time (********, *****, *****, etc.).

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Comments (7)

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