Makers of the very advanced Sirius 1
(Victor 9000Victor 9000
in the US)
computer, among other things.
These guys made some of the most stylish and most useful PC clones of
the first half of the Eighties. Of course they didn't sell too well
because they weren't one hundred percent IBM PC
that's besides the point.
The design ideas they had were amazing: keyboards with LCD screens so
that the user can tell what the function keys do (or use their
computer without a CRT screen); speech recognition as standard; a
graphical user interface as standard. The list goes on and on. Truly
one of my favourite companies for their brilliant ideas and beautiful
ACT was later renamed Apricot so that people could identify them
with their main product line.