Axis


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.

Configuration

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.

Troubleshooting discovery

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 Save.

Binary Sensor

The following sensor types are supported:

  • Motion detection (VMD3/VMD4)
  • Passive IR motion detection
  • Sound detection
  • Day/night mode
  • Inputs and Supervised Inputs

Switch

The following controllable port types are supported:

  • Output
  • Relay