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A Verkada Facial Recognition Camera: A Smart Investment for Your Business

With a Verkada facial recognition camera, you can experience the future of surveillance. Verkada’s cutting-edge technology offers the ultimate security solutions for your business. From deterring crime to providing evidence for criminal prosecution, a Verkada facial recognition camera offers a proactive approach to keeping your property safe.

Verkada’s facial recognition cameras come with real-time monitoring and AI-based analytics to provide a comprehensive approach to security. Take the first step towards a safer and smarter way to monitor your property with a Verkada facial recognition camera.

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Experience Several Benefits with a Verkada Facial Recognition Camera

  • Deter crime: A facial recognition camera can act as a deterrent to potential criminals, as they are aware that their activities are being actively monitored.
  • Identify criminals in real-time: Facial recognition cameras provide a proactive approach to security, alerting security personnel to potential risks as they happen, rather than after the fact.
  • Provide evidence: Facial recognition cameras can provide evidence for prosecution in the event of a crime, ensuring that criminals are apprehended and protecting your business from repeat offenses.
  • Peace of mind: Knowing that your property is under round-the-clock protection can provide peace of mind for business owners, reducing anxiety and stress levels.
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What Industries Benefit from a Facial Recognition Camera?

  • Retail: A facial recognition camera can aid in loss prevention by identifying shoplifters and deterring criminal activity in stores.
  • Airports and transportation: Facial recognition cameras can be used to deter criminal and terrorist activities, keeping passengers and employees safe
  • Government buildings: A facial recognition camera can be used for visitor identification, ensuring the safety and security of government buildings and employees.
  • Corporate buildings: Facial recognition cameras can be used to deter criminals, improving the safety and security of corporate buildings and employees.
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Where Can You Place a Facial Recognition Camera?

  • Entrances and exits: Use a facial recognition camera to identify visitors and employees and deter criminal activity.
  • Parking lots and garages: Identify vehicles and deter criminal activity with a facial recognition camera
  • Loading docks and delivery areas: Place a facial recognition camera in loading docks and delivery areas for loss prevention
  • Outdoor areas: Facial recognition cameras in outdoor areas such as building perimeters, courtyards, and playgrounds can help identify people and can deter criminal activity.
  • High-value areas: Protect valuable information and/or assets with a facial recognition cameras in high-value areas
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Why Choose Verkada?

Verkada solutions stand out from traditional security systems because they are designed to be user-friendly, scalable, and flexible all while providing enterprise-grade security.

With cutting-edge AI technology, machine learning capabilities, and camera analytics, Verkada’s facial recognition cameras help create smarter and safer spaces.

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User-Friendly
  • Solid-state Storage (SSD): No NVR, DVR, or server is required.
  • Simple Plug-and-Play Install: Just a standard Ethernet cable is required for the cameras to be brought online and fully operational within minutes.
  • Time lapse: Watch a day of footage in under 30 seconds with timelapses.
  • Floor Plan: Quickly respond to incidents with real-time motion plotting.
  • Regular, Automatic Software Updates: No work needed from you!
  • Remote Access 24/7
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Limitlessly Smart
  • AI-Based Video Analytics: Face detection and license plate detection
  • Smart Filters: Search for specific people, vehicles, and objects
  • Live Alerts: Receive instant alerts in any meaningful event
  • Shareable Live Feeds: Share your live feed via SMS to first responders or others
  • 10-Year Warranty: Rest assured that your money is well protected
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Scalable
  • Unlimited Storage on Camera and Cloud
  • Unlimited Users Allowed
  • Infinitely Scalable

Verkada Facial Recognition Camera Options

The following product grids display several Verkada facial recognition cameras. Verkada’s cameras come in a variety of models suitable for any environment, indoors or outdoors.

With AI-based analytics, simple plug-and-play installation, and easy accessibility from any device or browser, Verkada’s facial recognition cameras are a smart investment for your business. Browse through our selection and find the perfect camera to meet your security needs.

Facial Recognition Camera: The Dome Series

The Dome Series from Verkada provides enterprise-grade security in a variety of models suitable for any environment – indoors or outdoors. These IP security cameras with analytics have a long-lasting, vandal-resistant design and sensor resolutions of up to 4K.

Design
  • Durable, vandal-proof housing with outdoor models having a weather-resistant design
    • Indoor models: IK08 impact rating
    • Outdoor models: IK10 impact and IP67 weather ratings
Functionality and Storage
  • High resolution cameras – up to 4K
  • Max of 365 days of footage storage in standard quality
  • 128GB – 2TB of onboard storage
  • Low–bandwidth impact
Features
  • Edge processing for motion, People, and Vehicle Analytics
  • Occupancy Trends available only on Dome Series cameras

Facial Recognition Camera: The Bullet Series

The Bullet Series from Verkada is built to withstand extreme conditions, and its conspicuous appearance is meant to deter would-be assailants. Essentially, it is the ideal cloud-based security camera for harsher areas.

Design
  • Durable and weather-proof
    • IP67 weather rating and IK10 impact rating
  • Lens – Choose between wide-angle or telephoto
Functionality and Storage
  • High resolution cameras – up to 4k
  • Max of 365 days of footage retention in standard quality
  • 128GB–2TB of onboard storage
  • Low–bandwidth impact
Features
  • License Plate Recognition available only for telephoto cameras
  • Edge-based processing for motion, people and vehicle analytics
  • NDAA compliant

Facial Recognition Camera: The Mini Series

Verkada’s mini series offers a compact and discreet security solution for businesses. These cameras are designed to be small and unobtrusive, making them well-suited for installation in tight spaces or in areas where a larger camera may be noticeable.

Design
  • Small and discreet camera
Functionality and Storage
  • Max of 365 days of footage retention in standard quality
  • 128GB – 2TB of onboard storage
  • Low band-width impact
Features
  • Edge–based processing for motion and tamper detection along with People Analytics

Facial Recognition Camera: The CF81-E Fisheye 

Verkada’s fisheye cloud-based security camera offers dynamic viewing experiences with sophisticated onboard processing and a wide–angle 12MP image sensor. In fact, there are five different viewing options available to users: panoramic, digital pan-tilt-zoom, 2-way split, 3-way split, and 4-way split.

Design
  • Durable and weatherproof
    • IP67 weather rating and IK10 impact rating
  • 12MP image sensor for wide–angle coverage
Functionality and Storage
  • Max of 90 days of footage retention in standard quality
  • 512GB–2TB of onboard storage
  • Low–bandwidth impact
Features
  • Five viewing modes
  • Nighttime visibility with IR illuminators (20m/66ft)
  • NDAA compliant

Regulations Around the Use of a Facial Recognition Camera

The use of facial recognition cameras is subject to a variety of laws and regulations, which can vary depending on the location and use of the technology. In the United States, there is currently no federal law regulating the use of a facial recognition camera. Some states and municipalities have implemented their own regulations, such as the city of San Francisco which has banned the use of facial recognition cameras by city departments.

Regulations and laws around facial recognition cameras vary by location, but in general require organizations to obtain consent, have appropriate data protection measures in place, and respect individuals’ privacy.

It’s important for organizations to stay informed about the laws and regulations in their jurisdiction and comply with them.

Lawfulness is required when using a facial recognition camera

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Using a Facial Recognition Camera Ethically

Using a facial recognition camera can provide a great deal of security and surveillance benefits. However, it is important to use these cameras ethically to avoid potential privacy and civil rights violations.

  • Transparency: Try to be transparent with people about the use of a facial recognition camera, what data is being collected, and how it is being used. This can be done by providing clear signage or notices in areas where facial recognition cameras are in use.
  • Data management: Have strict guidelines in place for how facial recognition data is accessed and shared. This includes ensuring that data is only shared with authorized parties.
  • Privacy: It is important to respect individuals’ privacy and not use facial recognition cameras in areas where people would have a reasonable expectation of privacy, such as bathrooms or changing rooms.
  • Legal compliance: Ensure that the use of facial recognition cameras is compliant with all relevant laws and regulations, including data protection laws such as GDPR.
  • Human oversight: It is important to have a human oversight in the decision-making process and use of the data generated by facial recognition cameras to prevent abuse or misuse of the technology.

In summary, it is important to use facial recognition cameras ethically, by being transparent, managing data responsibly, protecting privacy, avoiding misuse, complying with laws and regulations and having human oversight.

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Learn more about Verkada’s Facial Recognition Cameras

How does Verkada’s facial recognition camera compare to other brands?

Verkada’s facial recognition cameras are built on advanced technology and offer a wide range of features such as real-time monitoring, AI-based video analytics, and integration with other systems.

Additionally, they offer unlimited storage on camera and cloud, unlimited users, and scalability to match any size of an organization.

Verkada’s cameras are also easy to use, with solid-state storage and regular automatic software updates.

How do I ensure the privacy of individuals captured by facial recognition cameras?

To ensure the privacy of individuals captured by facial recognition cameras, organizations should obtain consent for the collection, use, and storage of personal data, and have appropriate data protection measures in place.

It’s also important to respect individuals’ privacy by not using facial recognition cameras in areas where people would have a reasonable expectation of privacy.

How can I ensure the security of my data with Verkada’s facial recognition camera?

Verkada’s facial recognition cameras come with data encryption in transit and at rest, and they only allow authorized access to the data. Moreover, Verkada also provides regular software updates and patches to ensure the security of your data.

How long can facial recognition camera retain data?

The retention period of data captured by facial recognition cameras can vary depending on the specific camera and its intended use.

Some cameras may retain data for up to 365 days, while others may retain data for a shorter period of time.

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What is the Command Platform?

The Command platform is the central management platform for Verkada multi camera security systems. It allows users to easily view, manage, and analyze footage from all cameras in the system. The platform is accessible from any device and from virtually any location in the world.

Features of the Command Platform

The Command platform is designed to provide users with a centralized and intuitive interface for managing their facial recognition cameras. With its advanced analytics and management capabilities, the Command platform makes it easy for users to stay informed and in control of their security system at all times. Consider the following features:

  • View live and archived footage from all cameras in the system
  • Search for specific people, vehicles, and objects using smart filters
    • Filter visitors by a wide range of criteria, such as time of day, date, appearance, clothing color, backpack detection, and facial matches
    • Search through high-resolution snapshots of people detected in the frame
    • Cross camera tracking: Identify people of interest or potential suspects across all cameras at all sites
  • Receive live alerts for meaningful events
  • Share live feeds via SMS
  • View motion plots on a floor plan to quickly respond to incidents
  • Estimate the number of people crossing a digital line for occupancy trends

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Scalable and Flexible Security Systems

Verkada security systems are scalable and flexible, allowing organizations to adapt coverage and situational awareness across any number of locations. In other words, as a business grows or expands, the surveillance system can grow with it. Verkada’s security systems are designed to be infinitely scalable and can be used by an unlimited number of users. Moreover, Verkada offers unlimited storage on the camera and cloud.

The scalability and flexibility of the system is important because it allows businesses to adapt to changing security needs and to protect new or expanded facilities and assets. In addition, it reduces the need for additional investments in hardware and software, which can save money in the long run.

Which Businesses Benefit From Verkada’s Flexibility?

Businesses that have multiple locations, such as retail chains, restaurants, and gas stations, can benefit from the scalability and flexibility of Verkada’s surveillance systems. Additionally, businesses that are in high-risk industries, such as banks, casinos, and government facilities, can also benefit from the scalability and flexibility of surveillance systems.

Furthermore, organizations that need to keep an eye on remote locations, are expanding, or have specific security requirements, such as those in the transportation and logistics, can also benefit from the scalability and flexibility of Verkada’s surveillance systems.

People Analytics with a Facial Recognition Camera

People Analytics combines cloud-based computer vision with intelligent edge-based video processing to give users high-quality images of every person recognized in the scene.

Moreover, Verkada’s centralized management platform enables users to filter visitors according to a wide range of criteria, such as time of day, date, appearance, clothing color, backpack detection, and facial matches. Consider the following benefits of Verkada’s People Analytics.

  • Face Search*
    • You can quickly find people who look like a face you already have in your organization. You can also upload an image of a face of a person of interest.
  • Occupancy Trends
    • Estimate the number of people who cross a customizable digital line on a video feed.
    • Keep track of how a space is being used in order to improve business operations.
  • Person History 
    • Search through high-resolution snapshots of people detected in the frame.
    • Save screenshots or easily access associated high-resolution video.
  • Examine Anywhere
    • People Analytics is accessible from any device and from virtually any location in the world.
  • Filters for Attributes
    • Filter by a variety of criteria, such as clothing color, gender appearance, and facial matches.
  • Cross Camera Tracking
    • Quickly identify people of interest or potential suspects across all cameras at all sites.
    • Record and export multiple angles of a person to provide evidence quickly.

*It is important to use the face recognition technology ethically, respecting individuals’ rights to privacy and avoiding bias. Moreover, when possible, businesses should be transparent with people about the use of the technology and obtain consent.

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Remote Monitoring with a Facial Recognition Camera

Remote security monitoring is a process that allows security professionals to keep an eye on your property and assets from afar 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are many benefits of using remote security monitoring.

  • Deter Theft, Vandalism, and Crime: Security systems with remote security monitoring can be an effective deterrent to criminals.
  • Identify Criminals in Real-time: Remote security monitoring provides a proactive approach to security by alerting security personnel to potential risks as they are happening, rather than after the fact.
  • Provide Evidence: Remote security monitoring can also provide evidence for prosecution in the event of a crime. This ensures that criminals are apprehended and prosecuted, and it may protect your business from a repeat offense.
  • Peace of Mind: Remote security monitoring can provide peace of mind for business owners. Knowing that your property has round-the-clock protection in the event of an emergency can help reduce anxiety and stress levels.
Remote monitoring with a facial recognition camera

Smart Security with a Verkada Facial Recognition Camera

All in all, facial recognition cameras are powerful tools that can provide a wide range of security and surveillance benefits. They can be used to deter crime, identify criminals in real-time, provide evidence for criminal prosecution, and give peace of mind. However, it is important to use them ethically and in compliance with the laws and regulations.

Verkada offers a variety of facial recognition cameras that are easy to use, scalable, and smart with AI-based video analytics. Whether you’re looking to secure a single location or multiple sites, Verkada has a facial recognition camera to meet your needs. Invest in a facial recognition camera today and take the first step towards a safer and more secure future.