Axis Communications devices are surveillance cameras, speakers, access control and other security-related network connected hardware. Event API works with firmware 5.50 and newer.
Home Assistant will automatically discover their presence on your network.
For configuration go to the
Integrations pane on your Home Assistant instance.
It is recommended that you create a user on your Axis device specifically for Home Assistant. For all current functionality, it is enough to create a user belonging to user group viewer.
If your device is not discovered. On your camera, go to System Options -> Advanced -> Plain Config. Change the drop-down box to
network and click
Select Group. If
Network Interface I0 ZeroConf contains the
169.x.x.x IP address, unchecked the box next to
Enabled for this section and click
The following sensor types are supported:
- Motion detection (VMD3/VMD4)
- Passive IR motion detection
- Sound detection
- Day/night mode