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Security Camera and Digital Video Component Manufacturers

Axis at a glance

Axis is the market leader in network video and a driving force behind the shift from analog to digital video surveillance, which paves the way for a more secure, smarter and safer world.

Offering network video solutions for professional installations, Axis’ products and solutions are based on an innovative, open technology platform.

Axis has more than 1,000 dedicated employees in 40 locations around the world and cooperates with partners covering 179 countries. Founded in 1984, Axis is a Sweden-based IT company listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under the ticker AXIS.

Sales 2011
Axis’ sales increased by 22 percent in 2011, and by 33 percent in local currencies. Since 2006, Axis’ sales have increased by an average of 26 percent per year.

Market leader
Axis retained its position as clear global market leader in network cameras and was ranked second in the video encoder supplier category*. During the year, Axis received many international awards for its products and solutions in network video, including for cameras equipped with the so-called Lightfinder technology.

The business model
A cornerstone of Axis’ strategy is the indirect sales model which is based on loyalty and long-term cooperation. Axis works in partnership with distributors, system integrators and resellers that reach the end customers. There are partners in 179 countries.

The product portfolio
Axis was the first company in the world to launch a network camera in 1996, thereby initiating the shift from analog to digital technology. Today Axis offers the market’s broadest product portfolio of network cameras, video encoders, software and accessories, and provides a unique global service to end customers in connection with installation and use of the products.

A strong focus on research and development means that Axis’ products differ from others in the market. Axis’ research and development operations accounted for 13 percent of sales and about 450 engineers work at the headquarters in Lund.

Axis’ network video products are used in many environments in order create a safer, smarter and more secure world. It is a question of installations in public places, airports, trains, schools, universities, casinos and banks as well as in stores and on motorways etc.


Since the foundation of Axis, questions relating to sustainability have been a natural part of the company’s operations within corporate governance, social responsibility and environment. In 2007, Axis signed the UN Global Compact and thus entered into a contract to observe the UN’s ten principles covering human rights, labor law, environment and anti-corruption. Axis reports according to GRI (Global Report Initiative) with level C applied.

Bosch Security Systems, Inc. works closely with an extensive network of certified dealers and integrators to design dependable communications, security and life safety solutions for the market. Our broad portfolio of products and systems for communications, video surveillance, access control, and intrusion and fire detection are used by major schools and universities, government agencies, correctional facilities, retail stores, sports and entertainment facilities, casinos, and in many other commercial and industrial environments throughout the world.

Our significant investment in research and development is unsurpassed in the industry and enables us to regularly update our existing products and introduce new technologies. And, while technological innovation is important, we ensure that new product development addresses all the concerns paramount in the world of communications, security and life safety today, including performance, quality, and ease of installation, maintenance and use.

Bosch is also committed to upholding the highest standards for service. Our goal is total customer satisfaction through products, service and support. Bosch associates work closely with customers to help them win new business. Technical support services are easily accessible via phone, email and the Internet for installers working to develop and maintain high-quality security and communications systems, and we provide extensive training to make sure our customers understand how to get the most from their systems.

For more than 125 years, the Bosch name has stood for quality and reliability. We are there for our customers during all crucial phases of a project: before, during and after the sale.

Facts and Figures

Bosch Security Systems, Inc. is a division of the Bosch Group, a global supplier of technology and services in the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology. The company was founded by Robert Bosch in 1886, and today the Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 300 subsidiaries and regional companies in over 60 countries.

The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant up-front investments in safeguarding its future. Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation.

The Pelco Promise
With a long and prestigious history of offering high-quality, innovative products and exceptional customer service, Pelco by Schneider Electric has become the most sought-after supplier in the video security industry. Founded in 1957 and headquartered in Clovis, California, Pelco continues its never-ending pursuit of 100% customer satisfaction.

Since 2007, Pelco has been part of Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy and security management. Coming together as one, Pelco and Schneider Electric offer a unique ability to provide customers with an unmatched combination of solutions for infrastructure and security. Today, Pelco employs about 2,200 people worldwide, with resellers in 130 countries.

Product Innovation
Pelco is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of video security systems, including high-definition and IP fixed, dome and integrated positioning camera systems; next-generation video management and software-only solutions; video matrix systems; full HD displays and more.

Like other building automation systems, physical security is migrating from an analog, centralized landscape to one that is network-based and IP-focused. That means existing network infrastructures can be leveraged to deliver video security solutions in new and exciting ways that drive business and increase efficiency.

Engineering Excellence
Respected as a major product innovator in the market, Pelco manufactures a large number of special equipment items, including explosionproof and pressurized camera enclosures, high-security housings and thermal imaging pan-tilt-zoom positioning systems.

Pelco also produces the industry-acclaimed Spectra®, Sarix®, Esprit®, Camclosure®, Endura®, and Digital Sentry®, lines. In-house engineers at Pelco continue to develop intelligent solutions set to be the building blocks of video security for years to come.

Unmatched Service and Support
All Pelco products are backed by the most comprehensive customer support in the video security industry. Pelco is committed to delivering support second to none, and has established an array of programs to provide helpful tools to its customers. From guaranteed ship dates, to local service centers, to the Pelco Global Training Institute, Pelco is committed to its customers. Users are never on their own with experts available to assist 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

With an open systems design approach and the development of strategic alliances and partnerships, the Partner First program ensures Pelco products will deliver all the advantages of full integration.

Pelco products support the following certifications, as appropriate: CE, ISO9001, UL, Lloyd’s Register Type Approval and NEMA Type 4X.