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Video monitoring for everything*

  • Move your CCTV system to the cloud for ** + cloud subscription plan**
  • Save money on any new installations by going recorderless
  • Or, if you're in a hurry, use a spare smartphone or tablet as a video monitoring camera

* Nearly everything. Check Manything Cloud Adapter compatibility

** one-off purchase for the Cloud Adapter. Also requires Cloud Recording Subscription Plan starting from 3.99 a month

How it works

Meet the Cloud Adapter

No bigger than a deck of cards, this little device connects up to 8 cameras to the cloud.

  • View live & recorded events
  • Motion alerts & notifications
  • Download & share video
  • All recordings stored securely offsite
  • Protect against recorder theft or failure

Buy now for (including tax & shipping).

Buy now

You'll also need a cloud subscription plan. Plans start at 3.99/month and are available via Manything App from the App Store and Play Store.

Compatibility

No recorder
(very easy)

  • Axis**
  • Hikvision
  • Hino
  • lnVid
  • LTS
  • Northern
  • Syscom
  • Winic

With recorder*
(needs a bit more effort)

  • Hikvision
  • Hino
  • lnVid
  • LTS
  • Northern
  • Syscom
  • Winic

...and many others. Manything software is also compatible with Hikvision OEM brands and **certain Axis models. Please check our FAQs for more information and a full list of Hikvision OEM brands.

More brands coming soon, so watch this space!

*You’ll need your recorder’s IP address and admin login details to run the Cloud Adapter with a recorder. Watch a short tutorial video on how to find this information.

For smartphones & spare devices

If you don't have professional cameras, or you're simply in a hurry, you can use your spare smartphone or tablet as a video monitoring camera.

Leave one device at home to record...

...take one with you to view the feed.

Great for ad-hoc monitoring

  • Things outside or our control like the age of your device, the state of the battery, bugs in the operating system, might affect the performance of the Manything app
  • Avoid leaving devices in direct sunlight
  • Use only official manufacturer branded power supplies

For mission-critical monitoring, we recommend using the Cloud Adapter

Features

Cloud recording

Save recorded events to the cloud with our monthly subscription plans.

Motion alerts

Receive alerts when your cameras detect activity.

Live streaming

Watch your live streams and recorded video from anywhere.

Clever motion detection

Set detection zones & change camera sensitivity

Remote control

Arm and disarm your cameras remotely.

Specifications

Cloud + recorder

Direct to Cloud

Compatibility
Compatible hardware Axis*, any Hikvision IP camera including Hikvision OEMs.

*Manything will only work with certain Axis models, contact us on support@manything.com for more information.

Viewing platforms Mac, PC, iOS, Android
Installation platforms iOS, Android
Video
Recording method Record on motion
Aspect ratio 16:9
Compression H.264
Frame rate 10fps
Recording modes

SD with Max Res Stills

    Substream

  • Live stream and cloud recorded video
  • Resolution - 640 x 360
  • Bit rate - 200kb/s*
  • Mainstream

  • If Max Res Stills enabled: Used to take a still image for each motion event at the maximum resolution of the camera
  • If Max Res Stills not enabled: Not used

HD

    Substream

  • Live stream
  • Resolution - 640 x 360
  • Bit rate - 200kb/s*
  • Mainstream

  • Cloud recorded video
  • Resolution - 1080p
  • Bit rate - 400kb/s* (can be increased to 600kb/s)

*Bit rate will be dynamically adjusted if bandwidth is restricted

Security
Camera password Encrypted and never transmitted outside local network
Non-discoverable UPnP/NAT disabled
Cloud backbone AWS
Protocols
Live transmission RTSP
Live viewing mobile RTMP
Live viewing web HLS
Motion event transmission MP4 files via HTTPS
Motion event viewing HLS
Features
Camera scheduling
Sensitivity adjustment
Detection zones
Alerts Push notifications, email alerts, external alarm trigger
Alert scheduling
Trigger types Software motion detection, camera input or both
Compatibility
Compatible hardware All Hikvision NVRs and DVRs, including Hikvision OEMs
Viewing platforms Mac, PC, iOS, Android
Installation platforms iOS, Android
Video
Recording method Record on motion
Aspect ratio 16:9
Compression H.264
Frame rate 10fps
Recording modes

SD with Max Res Stills

    Substream

  • Live stream and cloud recorded video
  • Resolution - 640 x 360
  • Bit rate - 200kb/s*
  • Mainstream

  • If Max Res Stills enabled: Used to take a still image for each motion event at the maximum resolution of the camera. Local recording to DVR/NVR will be set to maximum resolution of the camera
  • If Max Res Stills not enabled: Left alone for recording to local DVR/NVR

HD

    Substream

  • Live stream
  • Resolution - 640 x 360
  • Bit rate - 200kb/s*
  • Mainstream

  • Cloud recorded video
  • Resolution - 1080p
  • Bit rate - 400kb/s* (can be increased to 600kb/s)
  • Local recording to DVR/NVR will also be set to these specifications

*Bit rate will be dynamically adjusted if bandwidth is restricted

Security
Recorder password Encrypted and never transmitted outside local network
Non-discoverable UPnP/NAT disabled
Cloud backbone AWS
Protocols
Live transmission RTSP
Live viewing mobile RTMP
Live viewing web HLS
Motion event transmission MP4 files via HTTPS
Motion event viewing HLS
Features
Camera scheduling
Sensitivity adjustment
Detection zones
Alerts Push notifications, email alerts, external alarm trigger
Alert scheduling
Trigger types Software motion detection, camera input or both