Axis Releasing Unified VMS / ACS

By Brian Rhodes, Published Feb 18, 2021, 09:58am EST

Axis is moving into the 'unified VMS and access' market, but they tell us the release is unlikely to upset their partners. Will it and what impact will it have?

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We examine the new release inside, based on Axis feedback, and compare it to Genetec, Milestone, and Verkada unified offerings.

Unified ****** & ***** ****** *******

****' *** ****** ********** ***** ******* ****** control ********** ************ *.** *** *****, ****** '****** *****'.

'****** *****' ******** ****** Station ***** ********** **** Axis ****** ******* ********** inside *** *********, ** full ********** *******, ****** activity, *********, *** ******* are *** ********* ****** Axis' ***:

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*** *******'* ***** ***** below ***** ** ******** of *** *** ******* features:

IPVM Image*************, ***** **** ****** Station ** ********** **** 3rd-party ****** ******* *** door *******/*********, ****** ***** is ********** **** **** 2-door, ***+**** ***** ****** ***********.

******* '****** *****' ** not ********* **** *****, slower, *** **** ************ *****.

** ******** ** *** A1601, ****** ***** ** compatible **** **** *****-* and *****-** **** ********, and ****** ************* *****.

*** **** ** *** VMS ********, *** ***:**** **** *** (**** Camera ******* *) ******.

No '****** *****' ******

**** **** ****** ***** functionality ** *** ********* by ****** *******'* ****** viewing *** *** ** currently ***** *********.

Axis: *** ***-**-***, ***** *******

**** *** **** *** partnerships **** ***-***** ******* (like ******* *** *********) who **** ***** ******* video *** ******. *******, the ******* ***** ** they ** *** ********** their ******** ** ** threatened ** ***** ** this *** ********.

*** ******* **** ** the ********* **** ****** to *** *** *** unified ********* *** *****/******-***** customers, ********** ***** ******* for ** '***-**-***' ******** from * **********, $* Billion+ *******, **** ******* like ****.

**** ********* **** *****, basic ******* ********* *** are ******** ** **** interest ** ***** *** party ******* *********, *** the **** ** ********* against **** **** '****** Entry' ** *****.

*******

********* '****** *****' ****** controllers *** *** **** as ********* '**** ********' for **** *******. * ~$700 **** ***** ** registered ** * '****' Axis ****** **** * license **** ** $**.

**** ****** '****' ******** to ** ******* *** server, *** ******** ******* can ** ****** *** a ******* ** *** doors. ****** *** '*********" compatibility *** ********* ****** with *******, **** **** A1601 *********** *** ********* by ****** *******.

** ********* **** ***/** maintenance ************* ** ****** Station ***********.

Beta ********* ***

'****** *****' ******** *** available ***, ** ******* 5.35 *** *****. **** tells ** **** *** features *** '****' ** get ********** ***** ******** from **********, *** *** company ** ********* ********** the ******** ** **** support.

**** *** ** ********** here**** * **-*** **** trial *******.

Versus *********

*** **** ** *** access ******** ******** **** fellow*****-***** ******** *********, **** *********'* ******** more ******** *** ****' less *********.

** ***** ** '***********',********* ************** *** ********** *** configuration ** **** ****** control ********* **** *** same ******** ********* ***** manage *****. *******, ***** Milestone ****** ******** ******* access ********** **** *** XProtect ***, * *** party ****** ********** ****** is ********, *** '***********' features **** ***** ** which ******** *** ********* by *** ********** ****** platform.

*** **** ** * Milestone '*******' ****** **** be ****** **** * 'Secure *****' **********, *** to *** **** ** buy/operate/maintain ** ********** ****** management ******. *******, ********* VMS *** *** **** integrations ******** **** ****** Station, *** *** **** platform ** ************* ******* for **** **** ***** video *** **** ******.

**** ********* **** ********* is ** *** **** for ****** ************ ** the **** ******* *** not ******** *** *********** ***** ***********.

********* ******** ** ******* about **** ** ****.

Versus *******

** ***** ** * 'Unified' ********, ******* *** long ******* * ******** access *** ***** ******** compatible **** **** ******* and ****** ***********. *******, integrating **** ****** **** most ******* ******** ** neither *********** *** ******, often ********* *~$*,*** ***** ********* ***** Link '****** **********'** ******** ** **** controller *** ******** ******* costs.

*******, ******* ******** ** not ****** ** ****** often, ** ******* ********* deals **** ****-***, ********** customers *** ******* ******** features *** ********* ** Axis ******** *****. ******** features **** ******* **********, elevator ********, ****** ******, LPR, ** **** ****** integration *** ********* ** Genetec *** *** ****** Station.

Versus *******

**** ****** ***** **** be ************* **** ********* than *******. *** *******'* 4 **** ********** ****'* for ~$*,*** *** *** yearly ******* ************ **** ~$200 - $*** *** door, ***** **** *********** cost ~$*** *** **** no ********* ******* *****.

*******, ******* ****** * formidably ***** *** ****-****** direct ***** ***** ** bear, ***** ****' ******** in ****** ******* ** a ***** **** ** the *******'* ********* **** after *+ ***** ** the ******.

*******

**** ********* * ********** of **** ********* *** consistently ********* *** ******** offerings ** ******* *** own '*** ** ***' solution. ***** * ********** and ******* ******* ** that **** ******** ******** is * ***** ******** of *** ******* *******, with *** ~$*.* ******* annual *******, ** *** still ** ******** ******** to ******* ******* ** the ******.

***** ** ******* ** that ** ***** ** more ********** *** **** to ***** ** ******* and ***** ******** *********** and ***** ** ****** company *********, ** ****** Axis '*** ** ***' expansion ** ******** ***** and ****** ***** ******* strategy.

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Comments (7)

*** ******** ******* ***** and ******** ** * bit ********. ***** ******** potentially ******** ** **** other's ****, ***** ******** appears ** ** ****** their ******** ******* ***** complementary.

**** ** ** *****... Lets **** * ***, how **** **** ** take ****** **'* ************?

* ***'* ***** **** will *********** **** ***** on *** ***** ****** of *** (***** ** what ** ***** **** / ********** ****) ************ and ********* *********.

** ********, **** *****, Axis *** *** *** more ****** - *.*.,**** ****** ********

**** ******** *** '*** quite *****' *** ********* product. **** ***** ********** the ***** ********** ****** well ****** ** *** out * ******* **** desired ********. *** **** never ****** ***** ********** to **** ******** ******* enough ** ** ***********. It *** ****** *****, but **** * ****** and ****'* ***** **** it ****** ** **.

*** ***** *** **** with ***** ****** *******, which ***** ** **** enough ** *** ******** and ************* ******** ** at ***** ** * legitimate *******.

** ** **** ** Genetec, *** ** *** need * ****** ********** with *** **** ****** control *****.

****** *** *** *******. I ******* *** **** Cloud **** *** *** A1601, *** **** ***** used ** *** **** solution.

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*'** ******* **** ******* and **** *** ****** if **** **** ** incorrect.

******* ******* ************* ***** ************ (**** Cloudlink *****-**), *** **** ** deploy * ***** **** 'master **********' **** ***** Axis ***********.

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