ACTi Overview

ACTi offers a full line of solid quality, inexpensive IP cameras plus NVR software. An early leader in IP cameras, ACTi has lost ground over the past few years. Main competitor is Vivotek,

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  • ... Oddly other than the varifocal lens it strangely mirror an Adivdia camera, which is a re-branded Acti camera. Panasonic WV-V2530L1 Panasonic Advidia E-37-V Advidia ACTI E710 ACTI right now there...
  • The original low cost IP camera disruptor was ACTi. Back in the 2008 - 2010 time frame, Taiwanese manufacturer ACTi challenged the Western and...
  • ... Tech, Italy Accenture, US ACIC, Belgium ACTi, Taiwan Agent VI, Israel Aimetis, Canada Aitek, Italy AllGoVision, India Aventura,...
  • ...  A&H Software House (i), Luxriot VMS & Luxriot EVO , US ABUS, Abus VMS, Germany ACTi, VMS, Taiwan Aimetis (i), Symphony, Canada  Airship (i), Airship VMS,...
  • Acti Video Analytics on Aug 03, 2016
    Hi have recently been to a trade show where Acti was promoting their Video Analytics via a server to their website. Customer than signed into...
  • ... Advidia's camera lineup is mostly low to mid cameras OEMed from ACTi, Dahua and Hikvision, generally at price points much lower than Panasonic's i-Pro offering....
  • ... Video: ACTi Q22 product page My main concern is that the camera is so overt (and designed to be so). It...
  • Looking for testing information on the ACTi OZT cameras, specifically on how well does the pairing of an intelligent panoramic camera with a...
  • Hi everyone, we have recently installed a few ACTi I96 cameras for two different projects. It was to our surprise that a few minutes after powering...
  • ...Video Surveillance? Combine the annual revenue of Axis, Avigilon, Genetec, Milestone, Exacq, Arecont, Acti, and Vivotek and that is ~$1.5 billion. It's a staggering amount for the video surveillance...
  • ...on the calculate button and go: Here are some of the IPVM camera directories, per manufacturer: ACTi Camera Directory ADI Camera Directory Arecont Camera Directory Avigilon Camera...
  • ...Performed We tested how long it took to boot up 18 total cameras from 11 manufacturers including: ACTi E617 Arecont AV5115DNAIv1 Avigilon 1.0-H3-B2 Avigilon 2.0W-H3-BO1-IR Axis...
  • ... Acti was my low cost go to brand in the early/mid years of IP, like 2009-2012, but I haven't sold a...
  • Name That NVR! Is It ACTi? on Aug 14, 2015
    ... The cameras on site are ACTi TCM-3401. Any idea what NVR this is? Thanks!
  • ACTi 10MP IR Camera Tested on Jul 20, 2015
    ... An incredible deal, on paper, from ACTi's "Catch All The Details" marketing campaign We bought an ACTi E617 and tested it against other...
  • VMS vs CMS on Jul 15, 2015
    ... Examples Asian manufacturers using CMS include ACTi (CMS), Vivotek Vast CMS and Dahua CMS. Interestingly though Hikvision used to use the word CMS...
  • I know the Acti camera is 1.3mp, but I will probably run the Hikvision at 2MP. The customer currently has the...
  • ...performance of notable Chinese and Taiwanese video surveillance manufacturers including Hikvision, Dahua, ACTi, Dynacolor, Everfocus, Geovision, NUUO and Vivotek. This preview table overviews data gathered...
  • A customer told me that they like the Acti B25. He said he thinks it has great low light (with IR) and he likes the autozoom based off of...
  • ..." "We use Dahua for analog HD and AXIS, ACTi, Grundig for IP based projects. For bigger projects we use AXIS and Sentry360." "Hikvision and...
  • ... In this analysis, we examine 12 manufacturer products (from ACTi, Arecont, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, D-Link, FLIR, Hikvision, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and Vivotek),...
  • ... In this new analysis, we examine 13 manufacturer products (ACTi, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, D-Link, FLIR, Hikvision, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and...
  • ... Here are the highlights of what we reviewed: ACTi new beaning mode Axis low cost premium cameras Bosch super long range IR PTZ Briefcam...
  • ... In this post, we have compiled a list of 14 IP camera manufacturers (including ACTi, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Canon, Dahua, Geovision, Hikvision, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung,...
  • ... I have used Panasonic, Sony, ACTi (did NOT like the ACTi), and just purchased a single channel HikVision to test/benchmark. I...
  • ... More manufacturers appear to be gearing up multi-imager competitors (ACTi and DW are showcasing such units) but it appears for now that Arecont retains a significant...
  • ... ACTi All ACTi models are marketed as "WDR" though most are not true WDR, instead only performing...
  • $1 For An HD IP Camera on Oct 17, 2014
    ...positives I see: Good marketing campaign to build awareness and interest (similar but better than ACTi's early offer pricing). Increase likelihood that new integrators will consider / use your...
  • ... Manufacturer List ACTi ACTi camera firmware is updated via the camera's web interface. Batch firmware upgrades can be...
  • ...Manufacturer Profiles We conclude with profiles of 12 manufacturers, looking at the good and bad behind ACTi, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hikvision, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sony, and...
  • ...  Readers may also reference our test of the ACTi E96, another fisheye panoramic in the SNF-7010's price range (~$360 online). The ACTi E96's...
  • ...The Vivotek IP8371E is more expensive than most competitive zoom lens 1080p bullet models, such as the ACTi B45, Avigilon 2.0W-H3-BO1, and Samsung SNO-6084R, which cost costing ~$100-$200 less. Vivotek...
  • ONVIF Mega Test on Apr 16, 2014
    ... The camera manufacturers included: ACTi, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, DRS, Geovision, Hikvision, Honeywell, Pelco, Samsung, Sony,...
  • HD Decoder / Thin Clients on Mar 31, 2014
    ... Now, Aimetis is releasing the A10D thin client, and ACTi is releasing the ECD-1000, mini appliances designed to eliminate the need for a dedicated...
  • ...New Mid Level Cameras TI Chip / Immervision Enabled Here are new ones added Monday and Tuesday: ACTi HD Decoder Aimetis Thin Client / HD Decoder Ambarella S2L 'Intelligent' IP Camera Chip Axis...
  • ... Where do I set the motion detection region on the Acti E42? Thanks
  • ...Shootout 2014 Geovision GV-Hybrid LPR 10R Test Panoramic Camera Shootout Panoramic Cameras Outdoors Acti E96 Fisheye Camera Test Axis M3007-PV Test Brickcom Immervision Enables 360 Test Panasonic...
  • ... ACTi The ACTi D11's compression settings can be set on the compression tab under "video", as well as...
  • Would the acti e59 or e54 be good enough to be pointed 3 stories up in a construction zone in order to be able...
  • ...price, medium support", "We cannot always use Axis because price matters too much here, so we also use ACTi, Hikvision (newer economical cameras really works for that price)" "The favorite as far as...
  • A few months ago, ACTi generated a lot of discussion for its $200 10MP camera offer (here's our subsequent test of the...
  • ..." ACTi Remains in Second Place Just like in 2011, ACTi remains the second most complained about IP...
  • ...conformance So we put the new model to the test against the old one and two fixed HD cameras from Dahua and ACTi.   [premium_content] Key Strengths and Weaknesses Our testing showed the following key...
  • ... Here is the alphabetical listing of models tested, 34 cameras total from 14 manufacturers: ACTi D11 ACTi KCM5111 Arecont AV3116DNv1 Arecont AV5115DNv1 Arecont AV10115DNv1 Avigilon...
  • ...moving person with slow shutter OFF Here's an Arecont camera, showing the tradeoff:  [premium_content]ACTi D11 Most ACTi cameras default to 1/5s slow shutter. In the D11 comparison below, we can see our...
  • ...true or the next big thing to stand out from the commoditizing HD market? After years going sideways, ACTi is pushing hard with an ambitious, broad line of low cost products. Their recent release of the...
  • ... Now, ACTi has been running a crazy promotion where they are selling their new E96 panoramic camera for...
  • ... Using a coax cable, the parallel output can be connected to a video encoder such as the ACTi ACD, ADI part number AR-ACD2100. ... Once the video signal is connected to the video encoder,...
  • ... Image Comparisons We compared the FI8910W to two low cost HD cameras, the ACTi D11 and Dahua HDW2100 (both ~$130 online), to see the tradeoffs in resolution when using a...
  • ... A great example of this is ACTi's $200 10MP promotion. Others Panoramics: Outside of multi-imagers which remain scarce,...
  • Is this the new low? 10MP for $200? Wow! Has anyone ever tried one of these? [UPDATE: See IPVM...
  • ... To see how this model stacks up we tested it against competitive low cost models from Pelco and ACTi, and integrated IR models from Axis and Q-See. We tested both full light image quality: And...
  • In a recent email, Acti claims their E96 fisheye dome will replace four cameras. Do you agree? I see the benefit over a...
  • ...(another Vivotek and the new Brickcom Immervision one), the super wide angle 3MP Axis M30, as well as an ACTi conventional cube camera to get a full range of realistic alternatives. The image sample below...
  • ...screenshots of the CMS here: And here's one of the camera's login screen - kinda reminds me of an ACTi, but the ACTi finder utility didn't work, nor did the ACTi settings in Vigil: (I do have some...
  • ... Here are a few low-cost integrated IR cameras for comparison: ACTi TCM-1111: ~$300 USD Online. Axis M1144: ~$550 USD Online. Dahua 1080p Mini IR Bullet: ~$250...
  • ...bullet cameras (Q-See QCN7001B), we shot them out against competitive low cost models, including the ACTi D11 and Pelco Sarix IL10. We also used the Axis M1114 to provide readers a familiar...
  • [IPVM Editor's Note: This discussion has evolved into an insightful, detailed discussion about...
  • ...cameras, such as Axis, Arecont, and Sony, though on par with Vivotek, and pricier than comparable from ACTi and Dahua: Avigilon 1MP HD Bullet: ~$650 USD estimated street price ACTi E45: ~$450 USD...
  • ... So we surveyed 10 manufacturers including Axis, Bosch, Sony, Avigilon, ACTi, Vivotek and more to figure this out, asking them for their lowest cost camera that was at least...
  • Testing Pelco Sarix IL10 on Jun 12, 2013
    ... In this report, we share our test results of the IL10 box model, which we matched up against the ACTi D11 and Axis M1114, other 720p budget cameras supporting the same FoV. Here's the cameras side...
  • Just seeing if anyone is using the new line of cameras ACTi released a few months. Good, bad or ugly? I am familiar with their quality from the last...
  • Hi All, I know I should get help from ACTi regarding my question but they seem to be withholding information when I raise this...
  • ... I am trying to decide between Axis (ACS), Vivotek and ACTi. My general preference is Axis but I am trying to get a sense of pros and cons for this. Please...
  • Using ACTI Cameras on Feb 02, 2013
    I am looking at using ACTi cameras. Any opinions?
  • Everyone's Going 360 on Oct 23, 2012
    ...above releases are in addition to panoramic models from mainstream manufacturers D-Link, Vivotek, and ACTi, as well as expansions of Sentry360 (up to 10MP) and ImmerVision (releasing a 5MP-rated...
  • ... 360º panoramic cameras: A number of lower-cost camera manufacturers, such as ACTi and Vivotek, have released 360º panoramic cameras in the past year. These cameras are generally...
  • ...SNB-5001: ~$240 estimated street price, no lens included Samsung SNB-5000: ~$530 online, no lens included ACTi TCM-5111: ~$240 online, no lens included Arecont AV1115DN: ~$340 online, no lens included Axis...
  • ... ACTi: Faulty product is eligible 30 day product return with RMA for sales credit from manufacturer,...
  • ...for performance (Avigilon, Bosch, Axis, Sony) Some lines you need for cost effective reasons (Vivotek, ACTi,). Also some lines like Samsung no one really carries so it makes you unique in that sense too....
  • ...Though by no means exhaustive, a brief survey of common manufacturers shows the following support: ACTi: Most ACTi models support both low-voltage and PoE power, though low-cost models, such as the...
  • IP Video 101 Training on Jun 05, 2012
    ... Examples include ACTi Utility Suite, Axis Camera Management, Arecont AV100, IQFinder, Pelco Device Utility, etc. You...
  • ...position against the recent wave of low-cost panoramic offerings, from manufacturers such as Vivotek, ACTi, Pixord, and others, many of which we believe are powered by PanoGuard or Intersil fisheye...
  • ... Really Inexpensive Megapixel Cameras: ACTi has announced the most inexpensive megapixel cameras we have ever seen from a major players. The...
  • IP Camera Networking Basics on Apr 29, 2012
    ... Examples include ACTi Utility Suite, Axis Camera Management, Arecont AV100, IQFinder, Pelco Device Utility, etc. You...
  • ... Panasonic BL-VP104: ~$140 Axis M1054 : ~$380 ACTi TCM-4201: ~$290 Conclusion For the residential market, price is always a key consideration....
  • ...0 MP, includes lens)  $550 USD total ACTi TCM-5111 (1.3 MP, fixed lens only)  $310 USD total = ($230 camera + $80 lens for a varifocal...
  • ...Camera AMG Panogenics Panocam Examined Altronix eBridge Examined Milestone Spring 2012 New Releases ACTi New Low Cost HD Cameras (TCM) New IQeye 7 Series (76x) S2 Enters Surveillance Market First...
  • In the past two years, ACTi has struggled. As we saw last year, their growth has not kept pace with the overall IP camera...
  • Surveillance provider ACTi has released a knowledgebase article outlining new and improved features found in some of their...
  • ... We've tested Arecont, ACTi, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Pelco, Panasonic, Sony, Vivotek, etc. UPDATE: We've taken the top...
  • ..." With one disappointed experience with ACTi: "The ACTi TCM-1231 has built in IR. We installed a motion light for night usage for better...
  • ...companies in the list below go to our most recent analysis of their company's financial performance: 3VR ACTi Anixter Arecont Avigilon Axis Axxon CSST Dedicated...
  • ... Arecont and ACTi combined for 50% of the integrator's worst experiences with the remaining 16 manufacturers...
  • ... Following the top 5 was ACTi, however ACTi received an alarming number of negative reviews offsetting the positive. Two big...
  • ...We have included common low-cost manufacturers ACTi, Arecont, and Vivotek in the comparison as a comparison against other less known manufacturers...
  • ... Built-In Audio Many manufacturers, such as Panasonic, ACTi, and Vivotek provide models with biult-in microphones. Cameras such as the Axis M1054 and...
  • ... ACTi Good Stuff: Inexpensive, fairly broad line of cameras, widely supported Key Limitation(s): Not...
  • Over the past year, Taiwanese megapixel manufacturer ACTi released a line of four-megapixel cameras, while discontinuing most of the standard definition...
  • ...look at the specifics of their growth, what is driving their growth and how Arecont Vision compares to ACTi, Axis, Mobotix and Vivotek. Let's start with some basic financial facts of Arecont...
  • A few years ago, ACTi was widely acknowledged (including by us) as one of the leading growth companies in the IP video...
  • ...section, we will examine more winners and losers taking a look at the following companies and segments: ACTi ADT Axis BRS Labs Entry Level VMS...
  • ... For example both Sony (SNC-DH160) and ACTi (TCM-7411) produce a model with these features for roughly $650 online. Note that the Pelco -E...
  • ... For example both Sony (SNC-DH160) and ACTi (TCM-7411) produce a model with these features for roughly $650 online. Note that the Pelco -E...
  • In an bold move, beginning January 1, 2011, ACTi is discontinuing production of most of its standard resolution IP cameras. ACTi emphasized that...
  • ... To this end, consider the positioning of the following vendors: ACTi: With limited new product introductions in the last year and their new 4MP product not scheduled...
  • ...fall, in addition to Cisco, the following companies made movies that made us rethink our view of them.ACTi: In the last 2 years, ACTi has gone from being one of the hottest companies in the market to one...
  • ... ACTi 4MP Cameras - (see IPVM Pro Review) American Dynamics Victor Client - (see IPVM Pro...
  • ...SNC-DH160A search on the camera finder tool for bullet, IP66, IP67 and IR Built-In yields results from Acti, Sony, and Vivotek. The new bullet cameras from Arecont Vision bear 48 IR LEDs and are...
  • Examining ACTi 4MP Cameras on Oct 07, 2010
    ACTi announced a new selection of 4MP cameras. This is ACTI's first line of cameras that support 4MP....