AXIS AB: Interim report January-September 2005

Growth for network video in pace with market growth

• Net sales during the period amounted to SEK 636 M (492). • Operating profit in the period amounted to SEK 96 M (22). • Profit before tax for the nine-month period was SEK 95 M (21). • Profit after tax for the nine-month period was SEK 72 M (16). • Earnings per share after tax for the period amounted to SEK 1.04 (0.23). "The third quarter of 2005 showed that Axis is strengthening its position as the market leader and that growth is in pace with the market. With the objective of maintaining market leadership and to meet growing demand in the network video market, continued investments are planned in all areas, particularly in sales." Ray Mauritsson, CEO The full report including tables can be downloaded from the following link: http://www.axis.com/corporate/investor/financial_reports.htm For more information, please contact: Margareta Lantz, Manager, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, Axis Communications Telephone: + 46 (0) 46-272 18 00 or E-post: margareta.lantz@axis.com

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Axis enables a smarter and safer world by creating network solutions that provide insights for improving security and new ways of doing business. As the industry leader in network video, Axis offers products and services for video surveillance and analytics, access control, and audio systems. Axis has more than 3,000 dedicated employees in over 50 countries and collaborates with partners worldwide to deliver customer solutions. Founded in 1984, Axis is a Sweden-based company listed on the NASDAQ Stockholm under the ticker AXIS. For more information about Axis, please visit our website www.axis.com.

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