Mysore Palace deploys smarter surveillance system with innovative cameras from Axis Communications


  • IP installation at Mysore Palace for crowd management and Palace grounds protection
  • The first phase of installation deployed over 125 Axis powered Ethernet network cameras for remote surveillance

Axis Communications, the market leader in IP video, has extended its presence to City of Palaces- Mysore, with the successful installation of network cameras for integrated and intelligent crowd management at Mysore Palace.

Mysore Palace is one of the most famous and visited heritage sites in the world in the state of Karnataka. With an area of ​​72 acres and an annual attendance of up to 3.5 million visitors per year, it has partnered with Axis Communications to integrate an IP surveillance solution system to provide complete security coverage to the palace grounds. and adjacent areas with minimal human intervention as well as reliable storage to store videos.

According to the IHS 2019 India report, the global video surveillance market size is expected to grow from USD 588 million to USD 1.6 billion by 2023, with a CAGR of 18.3%. Opposite, that of network cameras is expected to drop from $ 225 million to $ 605 million at a CAGR of 26.6%. Heritage sites with their rich artifacts of national significance require a calculated integration of intelligent solutions for their safeguard and protection. Growing concerns over social distancing, public safety, and growing demand for remote surveillance are some of the driving factors for the growth of the network camera industry.

Deputy Director, Mysore Palace Board, Mysuru said: “Safety is the top priority in this area given the number of artifacts and the rich heritage associated with the Palace. Our priority is to ensure the safety of our visitors and customers. We needed to move to IP camera technology and high quality cameras with strong product support to ensure greater peace of mind. Axis Communications provided us with a robust solution and ongoing support from an extensive network of resellers.

Axis Communications Gold Solution Partner Bangalore Datacom played a major role in the implementation of the monitoring system. A holistic system has been designed according to the customer’s needs to allow perfect monitoring of the grounds and deploy rapid alarms in the event of any security breaches. The implementation covers all points of the Palace property – from entry points to parking areas with blind spots. In total, more than 125 Axis network cameras consisting of different models powered by Ethernet have been configured to provide excellent image quality.

Talk about successful implementation Mr. Sudhindra Holla, Director, Axis Communications, India and SAARC exclaimed, “With the current situation in mind, we are seeing an increase in the need for perimeter protection and crowd management solutions. The tourism segment is a dynamic and critical part of our business and respecting the sanctity of heritage sites is our responsibility as Indian citizens. At Axis, stimulating innovation and bringing value has always been at the threshold of our commitment. We are proud to have partnered with Mysore Palace to provide remote monitoring capabilities with our broad portfolio of solutions. “

Highlight the experience, The Bangalore Datacom team said: “The installation of the surveillance system was carried out while the palace was fully functional with minimal disturbance to the property. We are delighted to be the chosen partner for this project and look forward to collaborating with Axis Communications on many other developments in the future.

About Axis Communications

Axis enables a smarter, safer world by creating network solutions that deliver information to improve security and new ways of doing business. As a leader in the IP video industry, Axis offers products and services for video surveillance and analysis, access control and audio systems. Axis has more than 3,000 dedicated employees in more than 50 countries and works with partners around the world to provide solutions to customers. Axis was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Lund, Sweden. For more information about Axis, please visit our website


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