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SIA selects Fredrik Nilsson of Axis as Lippert Award winner

Industry veteran, innovator to be honored at gala in NY

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association has selected Fredrik Nilsson, VP, Americas, Axis Communications, as the recipient of the 2016 George R. Lippert Memorial Award.

Axis to sell and market Canon in North America

Agreement expands portfolio of video products and solutions available

CHELMSFORD, Mass.—Axis Communications and Canon are changing their sales and marketing efforts in major regional markets worldwide in an effort to provide a wider portfolio of video products and solutions to their customers.

Axis buys 2N audio company

Czech Republic-based company has office in Florida

STOCKHOLM—Axis Communications on May 30 closed the purchase of 2N, an IP intercom manufacturer based in Prague, Czech Republic. The company has sales offices in Miami; Chieri, Italy; and in the Czech Republic.

Axis named as Great Place to Work


CHELMSFORD, Mass—Great Place to Work Institute has named Axis Communications one of its 2015 50 best small and medium workplaces in the United States. The annual list of Best Small & Medium Workplaces was published in Fortune magazine.

Axis introduces Zipstream for more compression

New technology reduces storage, bandwidth by half

CHELMSFORD, Mass.—In what Axis’ Fredrik Nilsson called a “major innovation that will fuel the growth of the [network video] market” Axis Communications launched Zipstream, a new compression technology, that it says consumes half of the storage and bandwidth of H.264.

Canon to buy Axis for $2.8 billion

Kessler: Price is ’50 percent premium over yesterday’s closing price’

TOKYO—One year after buying the leading VMS provider, camera manufacturer Canon has made an offer to buy Axis Communications, the leading network camera provider, for $2.8 billion cash.

Video companies branching out into access control

Watch for more video companies to follow suit

YARMOUTH, Maine—In the past 18 months, three major video surveillance companies have expanded into access control. There are many reasons why Axis Communications, Panasonic and Avigilon made this move, but the main reason, they say, is because of demand.

Camera companies collaborate

SightLogix announces new Strategic Partner Program, Axis Communications is first partner

ATLANTA—In an effort to make it easier for integrators to provide comprehensive outdoor security solutions, smart thermal camera provider SightLogix on Sept. 29 launched a Strategic Partner Program, and announced that its first strategic partner is network video giant Axis Communications.

Axis expanding in 2014


CHELMSFORD, Mass.—Axis Communications’ expansion plan, which went into effect Jan. 1, will intensify local resources to meet market demand, the company said in a Feb. 4 statement.

Total Recall secures Lady Liberty

$4 million project was donated by Total Recall, with help from nine tech providers

NEW YORK—It took systems integrator Total Recall more than one year to get government approval to donate a leading edge security system to protect the Statue of Liberty.