AXIS Communications crank the network videos up a notch by introducing AXIS Q1659. This camera is made by the combination of Canon’s high-performance image sensors and EF /EF-S lenses with AXIS’s indisputable network camera technology, which provides a detailed surveillance over long distances such as cities, airports, stadiums and all other open areas.

Frontier and the market leader of the network cameras, AXIS Communications, announced a new camera AXIS Q 1659- which combines AXIS’s proven surveillance technology with Canon’s professional caliber lenses. Because of this alliance, consumers will be witnessing the birth of a new surveillance camera with ultra-high image quality, leverages leading-edge image sensor and EF lens technologies for unmatched color, contrast and detail even in the most challenging lighting conditions.

One Small Step for AXIS One Giant Leap For Security Cameras Q1659

One Small Step for AXIS One Giant Leap For Security Cameras Q1659

AXIS Communications crank the network videos up a notch by introducing AXIS Q1659. This camera is made by the combination of Canon’s high-performance image sensors and EF /EF-S lenses with AXIS's indisputable network camera technology, which provides a detailed surveillance over long distances such as cities, airports, stadiums and all other open areas.

Frontier and the market leader of the network cameras, AXIS Communications, announced a new camera AXIS Q1659 which combines AXIS’s proven surveillance technology with Canon’s professional caliber lenses. Because of this alliance, consumers will be witnessing the birth of a new surveillance camera with ultra-high image quality, leverages leading-edge image sensor and EF lens technologies for unmatched color, contrast and detail even in the most challenging lighting conditions.

Fredrik Nilsson, VP, Americas, Axis Communications, Inc. said that the camera was truly the best of both worlds. AXIS Q1659 offers the world-class image quality Canon is known for with its professional photography technology and has been combined Axis’ market leading network video surveillance technology. AXIS Q1659 delivers a high level of quality and detail and utilizes VAPIX and ONVIF which leaves it open for broad VMS support.

AXIS states that, Q1659 delivers 20MP resolution at 8 frames per second (fps), achieving unprecedented levels of detail for observing open spaces and across long distances. It features digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) imaging technology and offers a choice of 7 different EF/EF-S lenses depending on individual user needs. Equipped with an EF lens mount, the camera enables easy lens changes. It is supported by the industry’s largest base of video management software through the Axis Application Development Partner (ADP) Program and AXIS Camera Station. Third-party video analytics applications can be installed on the camera via AXIS Camera Application Platform. ONVIF support allows for easy integration into existing video surveillance systems. And, the new camera also offers the latest enhancement of Axis’ Zip stream technology, which offers even more storage and bandwidth savings in video surveillance applications without compromising on important image details. In addition, an SFP slot for optional fiber connectivity gives the ability to connect to the network over long distances.

According to AXIS press release, Q1659 will be available in the first quarter of 2017.

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20MP, 24mm fixed lens, F/2.8
Wide selection of lenses with Canon EF/EF-S mount
Axis' Zipstream Technology
Day/Night Vision Mode
Broad VMS compatibility, PoE and SFP slot for
Optional fiber connectivity
Optional accessory housing

Jun 29th 2021 Seth Adams

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