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Actek is a top ranked South African surveillance solution provider. Our offerings include installation, maintenance and integration of high-end digital surveillance systems.


Our target market is the extremely sophisticated industrial, commercial, retail and corporate sectors where we predominantly specialise in medium to large surveillance systems where the reliability, integrity as well as analytics of the systems are of utmost importance. Some of our corporate client's sites have over 1000 cameras where we provide site based technicians to ensure the systems are performing optimally and remain 100% functional.


We only supply top quality brands of surveillance systems  and cameras to ensure reliability and the highest of quality to perfectly serve your requirements. These brands include:

  • Cathexis
  • Geovision
  • NUUO
  • Servision
  • Axis
  • Bosch
  • Vivotek
  • Samsung
  • HIK
  • Dahua

Our Surveillance Services




We ensure that the right surveillance solution is installed to manufacturer standard. We offer only the best top quality brands.




Maintenance and service are key elements in ensuring any surveillance system remains effective and trouble free in operation at all times. Actek take great pride in ensuring all equipment is fully tested to the highest standards before, during and after installations. It is important however to test and maintain the equipment at regular intervals to make sure the system is running at its optimum capacity. An effective service level agreement ensures our commitment to service delivery whether with a site based technician or an off-site technician.

We can help manage any changes and also provide expert advice on technologies and their capabilities.




We offer integration with third party systems such as alarm and fire panels, access control, point-of-sale, building and plant management systems, and perimeter monitoring equipment to provide an extremely powerful single user interface, with video verification of events that occur on these systems. Rules-based actions can then be initiated from the event data.


Design and Consultation


We offer design and consultation services to ensure your surveillance system is correctly specified and installed ensuring optimal usage, coverage, footage quality and reliability.

Our Video Surveillance Management Solution Offering


At Actek we offer only the best video surveillance management solutions available on the market. We have therefore partnered with Cathexis to offer our clients state of the art surveillance solutions tailored to suit their precise requirements.


Cathexis is a South African manufactured product which is distributed globally due to its high quality, powerful analytics and reliability.                                                                                                                                         Read More...

Our Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) or License Plate Recognition (LPR) Solutions


At Actek we do not simply sell ANPR / LPR cameras, we specialise in fully customisable and often unique customer specific turnkey solutions for any industry or requirements. Whether you have a truck stop, parking garage, housing estate or office park with any requirement to link license plate numbers to gaining access or billing we will have or develop a solution for you.                     Read More...

IP or Analog?


Have you ever seen a crime drama movie or TV show where a bunch of police are gathered around surveillance footage and suddenly one of them says: “Wait! Zoom in on that guy! Enhance the image!” and then suddenly, miraculously, the grainy and blurry footage of what might be vaguely a human becomes a precise, crystal clear vision of the culprit? They identify the perpetrator, bring him in, and case closed.


Well, that's total fiction. In reality, that grainy footage from that analog security camera is only going to get blurrier and grainier when you zoom in for a closer look. But all is not lost! We are indeed living in the future, and IP cameras are the wave of it. No longer does security camera footage have to consist of the poor quality, narrowly focused images we're used to seeing on analog CCTV.


However, it comes at a cost. Not some metaphorical cost, like “your soul” or something, but an actual monetary cost. So you have to ask yourself…Should you hop on the IP train?


Well, that's why we're here: to give you the run down so you can decide for yourself if the upgrade is worth it.


In our honest opinion analog will still be around for a while, mostly due to the cost of replacing existing cabling infrastructure. But if you are considering upgrading your system or doing a new installation, it is best to go for the latest and greatest which is IP.                                                                Read More...

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