Blue Line Technology Expands Partnership with Axis Communications

Axis camera compatibility a ‘game-changer’ in Application and project synergy

ST. LOUIS, MO – Blue Line Technology, an emerging leader in security and access control solutions, expands their integration capabilities of the First Line Facial Recognition, a state-of-the-art camera based system developed by law enforcement veterans. First Line Facial Recognition is designed for threat detection, access control, and concierge applications with a robust service distribution across many industries.

Blue Line Technology and Axis Communication, the market leader in network video, confirmed today incorporating several high performance camera solutions as the eyes for First Line Intelligent Facial Recognition solution. This announcement comes after completion of rigorous and extensive product testing. These cameras will appeal to existing and new Axis camera customers expanding their use of video for security, compliance and customer commerce applications. “Blue Line has enjoyed working with the Axis engineering team in the advancement of our First Line Solution. We have been technology partners for about a year and after successfully testing a series of cameras, we’re very proud to enhance our products capabilities with the Axis products,” said Paul Brauss, CEO, Blue Line Technology.  “With the state-of-the-art software our system harnesses, we are able to offer the most sophisticated facial recognition technology on the market. Now, with our expansion of camera providers, we have addressed concerns of perceived limitations with limited suppliers.”

Blue Line Technology’s First Line Facial Recognition contains an easy-to-use interface which allows the user to add, store and edit data both directly on the unit and through a seamless web interface.  The software can be used for prevention and immediate detection of both external and internal threats.  The system is also designed for access control for secured areas in which easy access or greater control is desired.

After having such a successful partnership for the past year, we’re excited to collaborate further with Blue Line Technology to see First Line Facial Recognition brought to market,” said Alex Walthers, Business Development Manager, ADP, Axis Communications, Inc. “We look forward to working with Blue Line Technology to further enhance our joint offering. “We continue to expand application based solutions and capabilities making the product compatible with existing surveillance enhances safety protocol by providing preventive capabilities.  Our continued investment in application development is bringing forth a new generation of capability to the market,” continued Brauss. “We can set up our system to recognize the face of the person who made the threat and deny access to a building where an incident could potentially take place.  It’s a practice in preventative policing and will save innocent lives.”

About Blue Line Technology

Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, Blue Line Technology was launched by retired law enforcement officers to be an industry leader in both threat detection and access control.  Their landmark product, First Line Facial Recognition, uses state-of-the-art technology to monitor, detect and alert users when a threat or unknown subject’s face is captured by the system. For more information, visit

About Axis
Axis offers intelligent security solutions that enable a smarter, safer world. As the market leader in network video, Axis is driving the industry by continually launching innovative network products based on an open platform – delivering high value to customers through a global partner network. Axis has long-term relationships with partners and provides them with knowledge and ground-breaking network products in existing and new markets.

Axis has more than 2,100 dedicated employees in more than 50 countries around the world, supported by a global network of over 80,000 partners. Founded in 1984, Axis is a Sweden-based company listed on NASDAQ Stockholm under the ticker AXIS. For more information about Axis, please visit our website


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Blue Line Technology
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Kristin Albano
Axis Communications, Inc.