CHELMSFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Axis Communications today celebrates the opening of its brand new Axis Experience Center (AEC) in Houston, Texas. Houston AEC is Axis’ 13th innovation center in America, and its opening comes just weeks after the unveiling of the company’s new Greater Toronto AEC location. Houston AEC is designed to provide customers, partners, and business leaders with localized resources and convenient opportunities to test the latest security technologies in simulated environments.
Houston has long been a center for space exploration. Recognizing the city’s deep-rooted connection to the space industry, the new 4,800 square feet facility incorporates the theme of ‘Space City’. As a focal point, this state-of-the-art facility features a ‘Launch Pad’ with a large circular system showcasing Axis’ end-to-end solutions, including the latest innovations in video, access control, audio, and intercom, all of which work together on the AXIS Camera Center software platform. Visitors will also have the opportunity to view and test high-performance network cameras and other edge devices – as well as emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI), analytics and IP-based security technologies.
With more than 10 million residents, Houston represents the fifth largest area in the United States. Among those residents are many of Axis’ existing clients in key industries such as manufacturing, critical infrastructure, healthcare, and government agency SLED (State, Local and Education). As Axis expands its footprint in key geographies, Houston is a natural extension of the company’s growth trajectory and innovative vision for a better and safer world—joining Dallas as Axis’ second AEC, based in Texas.
“As a global company, Axis Communications fully recognizes the importance of building relationships at the local level. It is important to meet customers where they live and work, and give them direct opportunities to try the latest technologies that are driving the security market forward,” said Steve Stanberry, Business Area Director, South Central, Axis Communications. “Axis has a long history with the City of Houston and the variety of industries it supports, and we are excited to further strengthen our commitment and strengthen our roots here with this new AEC opening. ”
With plans to launch additional facilities before the end of the year, current Axis Experience Center locations include New York City, Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, San Jose, Washington DC, Toronto , Mexico City, and São Paulo. Paul.
Houston AEC is located at 750 Town and Country Blvd., Suite 950, Houston, TX 77024. To schedule a tour of the new Axis Experience Center or learn more about the facility and its resources, please email Houston.AEC@axis . com.
About Axis Communications
Axis enables a smarter and safer world by creating solutions to improve security and business performance. As a network technology company and industry leader, Axis offers solutions in video surveillance, access control, intercom, and audio systems. They are enhanced with smart analytics applications and supported by advanced training. Axis has approximately 4,000 dedicated employees in more than 50 countries and collaborates with technology and system integration partners worldwide to deliver customer solutions. Axis was founded in 1984, and is headquartered in Lund, Sweden. For more information about Axis, please visit our website www.axis.com.