VIVOTEK Overview

VIVOTEK offers a broad line of inexpensive IP cameras. VIVOTEK serves the lower end of the market from the consumer to the small/medium sized business. It is one of the larger providers in this segment, with over $100 million USD revenue in 2012.

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  • ...November 2013 - Dahua*(1) - DVR's/NVR's - Execute admin commands without authentication November 2013 - Vivotek - RTSP stream authentication can be bypassed. August 2013 - Hikvision(1) - IP Cameras - Remote...
  • ...265 cameras in the west, such as Hanwha and Vivotek, but the codec's largest market by far is China, where end to end systems are more...
  • ...though this feature is found on several smaller dome models, including Avigilon's own HD Micro Dome, the Vivotek FD816C, Hikvision's recessed domes, and others, though not typically in full size domes like the...
  • ... However, some newer models, such as the Vivotek IR Multi Imager or Pelco Optera stitch streams together to provide the panorama in a single...
  • Axxon Next VMS 4.0 Tested on Aug 24, 2016
    ...265 in Dahua and Vivotek cameras, as well as generic RTSP streams, one of the broadest H.265 support in VMSes. Custom...
  • ...the first one i saw that shows Longse (of course), Arecont Vision, Sony, Axis and an 'unknown' (it's a Vivotek in this case) brand camera in the same discovery process. Maybe there are other tools out there...
  • ... But now, Vivotek has released the MS8391-EV, a 12MP multi imager model touting 30m integrated IR, one of the...
  • Vivotek claims their FD816C-HF2 is the "World's Smallest Recessed Mount Camera", only 2.5" wide, shown...
  • ... However, our tests of Vivotek and Samsung H.265 cameras (the first manufacturers to ship in North America) showed that...
  • ...product search and past discussion searches and used one 3MP Dahua for the door camera and then used the Vivotek FD816C-HF2 for the overview cameras. They are working well but they are supposed to work with...
  • ...265 cameras from Samsung and Vivotek to understand: Bandwidth tradeoff / savings compared to current H.264 camera models widely...
  • Exacq Camera Integrations on Jan 04, 2016
    ... Vivotek FD816C-HF2 3. Vivotek FE8182 I'll use ONVIF if necessary, but hoping someone has some input....
  • ...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...
  • ...Panasonic Camera Directory Pelco Camera Directory Samsung Camera Directory Sony Camera Directory Vivotek Camera Directory Let us know what you think and if you need help getting links or getting...
  • ... At the time, I was leaning towards Vivotek cameras & they advised me to run one cat5 & two 18 AWG to each drop. I was originally...
  • ... Vivotek FE8181: 5MP sensor, but 1920x1920 (~3.6MP) max stream resolution. But there are some who do...
  • ... Geovision GV-BL3400 Vivotek IB8373-EH Axis P1425-LE Appreciate the help.
  • Smart CODEC Guide on Jul 21, 2015
    ... Vivotek Smart Stream II Tested (as part of H.265 vs. H.264) Vivotek Smart Stream Tested Arecont...
  • ...mitigate the risk of inmate injury, but anti-ligature units (ie: these examples from Axis, Bosch, and Vivotek) are not common elsewhere in the facility: "Anti-ligature models are standard in holding...
  • 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 often, it now...
  • ...surveillance manufacturers including Hikvision, Dahua, ACTi, Dynacolor, Everfocus, Geovision, NUUO and Vivotek. This preview table overviews data gathered (full version and analysis) inside: We...
  • ... What is the difference between Vivotek Model: IB8367 VS IB8369 oither than varifocal and fixed? 2. Comparison between Vivotek Model:...
  • ..." "Avigilon, Exacq, and Vivotek/Hik. We typically use the Vivotek/Hik on the smaller projects. Less VMS/enteprise licensing in...
  • ...products (from ACTi, Arecont, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, D-Link, FLIR, Hikvision, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and Vivotek), breaking down the following: Lowest Cost Compact IP Domes Lowest Cost Compact HD Analog...
  • ...(ACTi, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, D-Link, FLIR, Hikvision, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and Vivotek), breaking down the following: Fixed Focal Outdoor IP Cameras (lowest to highest) Fixed...
  • ... Though Vivotek had some strange H.265 Genetec press release, though Genetec clarified to us, "Genetec is not...
  • Testing Axis Zipstream on Apr 13, 2015
    ...most efficient bandwidth cameras on the market and to other bandwidth savings modes (like Arecont and Vivotek)? How might it compare to H.265? What type of issues occurred with...
  • ...265 Zipstream vs Vivotek Smart Stream and Arecont Bandwidth Savings Mode Zipstream vs Ambarella Zipstream vs Dahua and...
  • ...Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Canon, Dahua, Geovision, Hikvision, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sony, and Vivotek), what IP addressing they support by default, and the pros and cons to these methods....
  • ... Our camera suppliers have offered two types of cameras: Vivotek FD8367-TV & Axis M3024LVE. Budget is an issue. We will carry out a test of each camera in...
  • ... (see: New Daisy Chain IP Cameras (Vivotek) for one example). PoE Extenders For applications requiring more than 100m, PoE extenders are...
  • ... Of the cameras we tested, the Vivotek CC8130 180° cube panoramic had the lowest POE consumption of ~1.2 watts on average, while...
  • ... Now, Vivotek has added PoE extension to select cameras (aka, daisy chaining) with the aim of reducing...
  • ... For example, the Vivotek CC8130 180° cube is less than half the price (~$250) although it maxes out at 1MP, has similar...
  • ... I am familiar with FE8174 from vivotek and how exacq dewarp that camera. When using "Panamorph" camera doesn't seem to dewarp it like...
  • ...shopped' 12 manufacturers including: Avigilon Axis Bosch Canon Exacq Genetec Milestone Mobotix Vivotek Panasonic Pelco Samsung Sony Note: Acti, Arecont and Hikvision did not have booths at ISC...
  • ... Vivotek Vivotek's true WDR cameras differ based on number of exposures used. WDR Pro cameras use two...
  • ... Now, Vivotek has released the FE8181, which claims improvements such as more LEDs and Smart IR. Here is a...
  • ...5 Device Pack, Milestone will add "one single Vivotek device", noting that "We are waiting for Vivotek to launch new firmware before we can support...
  • ... Vivotek Vivotek firmware can be found on camera product pages under the "Downloads" tab. Firmware can...
  • ...the Hikvision 4132 is priced similar to low cost manufacturers' indoor 1080p domes such as Samsung and Vivotek ($500-550), and substantially lower than competitors such as Axis, Panasonic, and Sony. Pricing...
  • ... I see Vivotek is coming out with an IR Panoramic (FE8181). What else is out there? Manufacturers feel free...
  • Testing HD Lipstick Camera on Aug 15, 2014
    ... We bought a new Vivotek 'lipstick bullet (the IB8168C), shown below, to see how it performs against other compact...
  • ...cameras getting smaller and smaller, with models such as the Avigilon MicroDome, KT&C miniature bullet, and Vivotek FD8168. These Censee models continue this downward trend, indeed smaller than other available...
  • Testing 5MP Pelco Sarix IR on May 15, 2014
    ... We put it up against bullets from Avigilon, Hikvision, and Vivotek to contrast to 3MP and 1080p options.[premium_content]Key Findings Here are our key findings...
  • ...DS-2CD6362F-I) versions, and tested them against leading panoramic cameras from Axis, Brickcom, Samsung, and Vivotek to see how they compared in low light, WDR and even light scenes. [premium_content] Key...
  • ...behind ACTi, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hikvision, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sony, and Vivotek.[premium_content]Performance / Price Focus This Buyer's guide focuses on comparative...
  • ... IPVM bought an SNF-7010 and tested it head to head against Axis, Brickcom and Vivotek panoramic cameras (from our previous panoramic test series - see 1, 2, 3). This adds to our...
  • Reduce storage costs by 30%, claims Vivotek. Their new "Smart Stream" feature intelligently compresses video streams such that moving...
  • ONVIF Mega Test on Apr 16, 2014
    ...02 VMS, was able to change resolution and framerate on all but Avigilon and Vivotek. Video Insight does not allow changing of framerate and resolution from the client, nor does the...
  • ... Brickcom Immervision Enables 360 Test Panasonic Panoramic Test Sentry 360 Panoramic Test (10MP) Vivotek 180° Cube Panoramic Vivotek FE8172 Panoramic Test Axis M30 Minidome Shootout Bosch Flexidome...
  • ... Comments included: "Axis: Quality; Vivotek: Quality and Price", Axis plus "Vivotek and Hikvision: cameras good enough, medium price, medium...
  • ... We matched it up against leading cameras from our panoramic shootouts including Axis, Vivotek and the Immervision/Brickcom cameras.[premium_content]Key Findings Here are our key findings...
  • ... For example, the Vivotek FD8136 (~$200 USD), Axis M3004 (~$260) and Dahua IPC-HD2100N ($142), are available at a lower...
  • A cube panoramic? Plus a wall mount facial camera? That's what Vivotek is proposing with its recent CC8130 camera. That's certainly different from the legion of...
  • ... In this report, we test it head to head against the Axis M3007 and Vivotek FE8172V fisheye panoramics and the Immervision CS mount 1.3MP lens. We performed a series of...
  • Axis Panoramic M3007 Test on Sep 06, 2013
    ...reports in this series: Panoramic Camera Mega Shootout Results Panasonic Panoramic Test Results Vivotek Panoramic Test Results Sentry 360 10MP Panoramic Test Results Panoramic Camera Outdoors Test...
  • ...including offerings from ACTi, Arecont, Axis, Avigilon, Bosch, Dahua, Hikvision, Panasonic, Pelco, Sony and Vivotek. Compare power consumed to what the manufacturer specifies. Contrast power consumption for...
  • Continuing our panoramic camera shootout series, this report shares our findings from testing the Vivotek 5MP 360 vandal dome camera, the FE8172V. The report contrasts Vivotek's performance to Axis,...
  • Axis M30 Minidome Shootout on Jul 29, 2013
    ...00 USD) and Vivotek's FD8136 (~$200) are lower, while Bosch's Flexidome Micro 2000 (~$315 estimated street price)...
  • ... It is connected to a Vivotek VS8401 encoder which is connected to a Windows 7 computer running ExacqVision. Up until a couple...
  • ...less expensive than many major brand IR 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...
  • ... 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 IP65 and...
  • ... Finally, the Vivotek FE8172V produced the brightest image, but noise and worse light handling made our subject...
  • Vivotek has a camera, MD8562, which claims to have a horizontal field of view that is 110...
  • ...past year, a number of mainstream brands have released minidomes with integrated lenses, such as the Vivotek FE81XX series, the Panasonic SF438/458, and the Axis M3007, each with different featuresets. The...
  • Panoramic Camera Shootout on Apr 21, 2013
    ...Immervision, Mobotix (Color and B/W Q24 models), Panasonic, Sentry360 (3MP, 5MP and 10MP versions) and Vivotek. We did tests in even, well lit scenes, in multiple levels of darkness, and in WDR...
  • ...   Update on Old Suits  In June, Canatelo sued Avigilon, Hikvision, Vivotek, UTC/Interlogix, and Nuvico saying the companies infringed on a patent on motion detection...
  • ... 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...
  • Panoramic Camera Guide on Jan 19, 2013
    ... However, some newer models, such as the Vivotek IR Multi Imager or Pelco Optera stitch streams together to provide the panorama in a single...
  • ... For comparison: D-Link DCS-6010L: $300 approximate Pixord PD636E: $425 approximate Vivotek FD8171V: ~$750 online It should be noted that the Vivotek 8171V is 3.1MP and rated for...
  • ... Vivotek: Supported only by a handful of new models. IONodes: Supported by two models of encoder with...
  • Everyone's Going 360 on Oct 23, 2012
    ... These 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...
  • ... The most direct comparison is likely Vivotek's 5MP fisheye (FE8172) which typically integrates with no client side dewarping. However, in a...
  • Using PIRs + Cameras Guide on Sep 23, 2012
    ... Vivotek FD7131: Dome camera, 640x480, varifocal 3.3-12mm lens, onboard IR LEDs, 1 zone PIR range of 20 -...
  • ... 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 priced below...
  • ...surveillance industry - now targeting manufacturers across the world including Avigilon, Hikvision, Vivotek, UTC/Interlogix and Nuvico, all sued by a Puerto Rican based company, Canatelo, that has a free...
  • ...dig into the features, positioning and pricing comparing the new line to Axis's existing series, to Vivotek's recent minidome and to Sony's offerings. We conclude with an examation of the impact this has...
  • ... Vivotek: Most Vivotek models support low-voltage in addition to PoE, but many low-cost or compact models...
  • Vivotek is the latest 'big name' to jump into the 5MP product market. While the true value of...
  • ..." "I use Vivotek cameras more than any, just because of price and I have to use the ONVIF driver with the VMS I...
  • ...ImmerVision's 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...
  • Encoder Tutorial on Apr 26, 2012
    ... Some models, the Vivotek VS8801 for example, may allow 30 FPS on individual channels, but a maximum total frame rate...
  • Axis Low Cost HD Cameras on Apr 24, 2012
    ...Four-Camera VMS System 4 x VMS licenses, $50 each: $200 Recording PC: $800 4 x Low Cost HD camera - Vivotek IP8132, ~$185 each online: $740 Total: ~$1,740 for 3rd Party VMS vs. ~$960 for ACC System with...
  • ... Appealing to this second camp, Vivotek has announced the FD8136, what they claim is the "world's smallest IP fixed dome". In this note,...
  • ...Samsung vs Competitive Options Below is a comparison of Samsung vs rival manufacturer's box cameras: Vivotek IP8161 (2.0 MP, includes lens)  $550 USD total ACTi TCM-5111 (1.3 MP, fixed lens only)  $310...
  • ... On the budget side, one can compare to Vivotek's FD8134 which is an indoor only, MP dome, with street pricing around $275 USD. This camera does...
  • ... In this note, we examine Arecont's performance comparing it to Axis, Avigilon and Vivotek. Background Arecont reports growing 25.5% (from $51 million in 2010 to $64 million in 2011),...
  • Beware of Cube Cameras on Mar 07, 2012
    ... [UPDATED: VIVOTEK MODEL SERIES FROM 'IP81xx' TO 'IP813x']
  • ...will look at this series, how they compare to existing models and to low cost options from Arecont and Vivotek.OverviewThis new release represents a shift in ACTi's strategy, creating a basic line without...
  • Razberi M16 NVR Examined on Jan 17, 2012
    ... In this update, we examine the new series and contrast to current NVR models from Exacq, Genetec, Vivotek, etc. Product Overview The Razberi M16 is a single rack space NVR preloaded with Razberi's...
  • ... Compared to Vivotek, one of the low-cost leaders in IP surveillance, the Everfocus camera prices out as...
  • MP vs SD Cameras on Jan 01, 2012
    ... The best public audited reference is from Vivotek's IPO documents earlier in 2011. Here's a chart demonstrating the shift towards Megapixel IP...
  • ...Budget CamerasRight now, the big names in budget cameras are, in alphabetical order, ACTi, Hikvision and Vivotek. As we examined in our Buyer's Guide, we think Vivotek has the strongest overall budget camera...
  • ...Lorex March Networks Milestone Mobotix Tyco Security Products Ubiquiti Rontal Verint Vicon Vivotek To maximize accuracy, we only listed revenue for companies whose revenue has been been...
  • ...models and their limitations, contrasting with competitors in the panoramic camera space such as Mobotix, Vivotek and ImmerVision.Product OverviewThe Pixord panoramic line consists of the PD636 and the PD637...
  • ...We have included common low-cost manufacturers ACTi, Arecont, and Vivotek in the comparison as a comparison against other less known manufacturers can be judged. We have...
  • Pixord IP Camera Overview on Oct 16, 2011
    ... In this update we will examine their line of IP cameras, and compare them to Vivotek, to see how they compare.Product OverviewPixord's IP camera line is relatively limited. It...
  • Brickcom IP Camera Overview on Oct 11, 2011
    ...live up to this goal, in this update we will overview their line and how they compare to Arecont, Axis, Vivotek, etc.Product Line OverviewThe Brickcom line covers all the usual form factors: bullet, box,...
  • ... Compared to low-cost leaders such as Vivotek, it's even less expensive. To move to a megapixel resolution bullet camera, the Vivotek IP8332,...