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Discover the Benefits of a Comprehensive Facility Alarm System from Verkada

Facility alarm systems are an important part of any organization’s security plan. They provide a way to alert employees, authorities, and others of potential threats or emergencies, helping to keep people safe and minimize damage.

At Monarch, we offer a range of Verkada facility alarm systems that are user-friendly, scalable, and flexible, all while providing enterprise-grade security. Our systems are equipped with cutting-edge AI technology and have the best machine learning capabilities on the market, helping you stay ahead of the curve and protect your facility from potential threats.

Learn more about Verkada’s facility alarm systems by talking to a security expert at Monarch today!

There are many benefits to facility alarm systems:

  • Protects employees from threats such as fires, intrusions, and other emergencies
  • Provides a way for managers to monitor and ensure procedures and policies are being followed
  • Helps prevent unauthorized access
  • Deters potential threats
  • Alerts employees and authorities of potential threats or emergencies
  • Reduces the cost of insurance
  • Monitors the health of the environment
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Why Choose Verkada?

Verkada solutions stand out from traditional facility alarm systems because they are designed to be user-friendly, scalable, and flexible all while providing enterprise-grade security. After all, Verkada cameras and access control devices are made with cutting-edge AI technology and have the best machine learning capabilities on the market.

Essentially, Verkada helps facility managers stay ahead of the curve with their innovative and comprehensive alarm systems.

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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
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 Cameras for Facility Alarm Systems

Verkada offers several types of security cameras for facility alarm systems. These advanced security cameras are equipped with the latest AI technology and machine learning capabilities. This makes them an effective solution for protecting your facility and keeping your employees safe.

With a range of options to choose from, including dome, bullet, mini, and fisheye cameras, you can find the right fit for your facility’s specific needs. Each camera is designed to be user-friendly, scalable, and flexible, so you can easily install and integrate them into your existing security system.

The Dome Series

Verkada’s dome cameras provides enterprise-grade security in a variety of models suitable for any environment – indoors or outdoors.

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
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The Bullet Series

Verkada’s bullet cameras are built to withstand extreme conditions, and its conspicuous appearance is meant to deter would-be assailants. Essentially, it is the ideal camera for facility alarm security systems.

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
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The Mini Series

Verkada’s mini cameras offer 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
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The CF81-E Fisheye

Verkada’s fisheye 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
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Verkada Access Control for Facility Alarm Systems

This next product grid showcases a selection of Verkada’s access control options for facility alarm systems. These devices work alongside the security cameras to provide an added layer of protection for your facility.

With the AD32 Door Reader, individuals can enter doors using low and high frequency cards, as well as a mobile device with the Verkada Pass app. The AC41 Door Controller is a cloud-based system that allows you to manage doors and access across your organization, seamlessly integrating with Verkada’s video security.

Essentially, both options allow you to control access to the facility thereby preventing intrusions and other incidents.

The Verkada AD32 Door Reader

The Verkada AD32 Door Reader is a versatile and robust access control device that allows individuals to enter doors using low and high frequency cards. A mobile device with the Verkada Pass app would also work. With two-way communication and an integrated LED to display door status for entry/exit events, the AD32 provides a seamless and intuitive experience for users. Additionally, the AD32 is protected against harsh environments with an IP65 and IK08 rating, making it ideal for use on facilities and other challenging environments.

Furthermore, the AD32 Door Reader comes in two different options: the Mullion Mount Plate and the Single Gang Mount Plate. Both options allow for customized installs. The Single Gang Mount Plate is a common card reader format that can replace existing reader mounts or be used on traditional installations. The thinner Mullion form factor has a sleek design and can be used in smaller spaces such as door frames

Through Verkada’s cloud-based Command platform, the AD32 can be easily accessed and managed, providing a convenient and hassle-free way to manage access to your site

Verkada door reader for facility alarm system

The Verkada AC41 Door Controller

The Verkada AC41 Door Controller is a powerful and easy-to-use access control solution that combines enterprise-grade security with a cloud-based management platform. With the AC41, users can easily manage doors and access across their organization, using the controller to work with existing door hardware and readers. Once connected, doors can be easily managed from any device using Verkada’s Command platform – ideal for managers of facility alarm systems.

The Command platform allows users to manage building access, schedules, and users, with seamless integration to active directory platforms for automatic employee configuration, onboarding, and offboarding. In addition, the AC41 is seamlessly integrated with Verkada’s video security system, providing real-time video analytics on access events and enabling users to take proactive action for meaningful events. The AC41 also supports secure touchless access using Bluetooth and Verkada’s Pass app, and comes with a 10-year warranty on all hardware.

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Feel secure knowing that your interests are safeguarded with any Verkada device.

What are the benefits of Verkada access control?

There are many benefits to Verkada access control, including:

  1. Insight on building activity
    • The Verkada system reviews visitor credentials and ensures that visitors only have access to specific areas
    • Track where and when individuals enter and exit certain areas.
  2. Intrusion detection
    • Deter criminals from entering the building
    • Identify intrusions when they do occur.
    • Filter for door events like tailgating, holding the door open, forcing the door open, and people of interest.
  3. Asset protection
    1. Restrict certain areas to authorized employees only

How does Verkada access control work?

You can manage access control on the Verkada Command platform which is where you can monitor all of your devices. Consider the following:

  • Synchronize Profiles: Synchronize users from SSO systems such as Okta and Azure Active Directory, and natively capture access levels and groups.
  • (De)Provisioning with a Single Click: With a single click, employees can be issued bluetooth credentials or a physical ID card.
  • Log of Badge Events: On Verkada Command, access a log of badge events to ensure that only authorized individuals have access to secure areas.
  • Unlock Doors from Anywhere, Anytime: Users can remotely unlock authorized doors using either the Verkada Pass and Command Mobile apps
  • One-Tap Instant Lockdown: Create custom Lockdown scenarios that can be activated with a single tap to immediately secure buildings in the event of an emergency.

This final product grid showcases Verkada’s environmental sensor, the SV11, for facility alarm systems. This sensor can monitor temperature, humidity, and air quality in real-time, alerting you of any potential issues that may affect the safety of your facility.

The SV11 is easy to install and can be integrated into your existing security system, providing an added layer of protection for your facility. Whether you are concerned about extreme temperatures, high humidity levels, or air quality, the SV11 can help you stay on top of any potential issues and keep your facility safe.

The Verkada SV11 Environmental Sensor

The Verkada SV11 all-in-one environmental sensor can monitor the health and safety of buildings. The SV11 environmental sensor monitors 8 different aspects of the environment: the total volatile organic compounds (TVOCS), the air quality index (AQI), particulate matter 2.5 (PM 2.5), the temperature and relative humidity, noise levels, vaping, and motion. Overall, the automated situational awareness provided by the SV11 is key for many types of security systems for businesses.

Verkada SV11 for facility alarm system

The Benefits of Environmental Monitoring as Part of Your Facility Alarm System

Verkada SV11 Environmental sensor for facility alarm systems

Detect Dangerous Environmental Conditions

  • Deter harmful behaviors like vaping
  • Monitor changes in temperature or humidity to reduce the loss of records or products
  • Measure the air quality to ensure healthy air quality for employees and for product control
  • Measure VOC emissions to prevent adverse health effects
Remain Safe and Secure 

  • Monitor the environment to ensure measurements are in line with state laws and compliances.
  • Monitor noise levels that may indicate yelling is happening. This can help different institutions monitor for violence, conflicts, or other issues.
  • Monitor the temperature to protect expensive equipment and products.
Maintain Privacy 

  • Monitor noise levels without recording audio. This ensures privacy is not compromised

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    Learn more about Verkada’s facility alarm systems:

    What are the components of a facility alarm system?

    A facility alarm system typically includes security cameras, access control devices, and environmental sensors. The security cameras monitor activity and capture footage; the access control devices regulate who has access to certain areas; and the environmental sensors monitor temperature, humidity, and air quality.

    How do facility alarm systems work?

    Facility alarm systems work by continuously monitoring activity and environmental conditions in a facility. If a potential threat or emergency is detected, the system will alert employees and/or authorities.

    How easy is it to install Verkada’s facility alarm systems?

    Verkada’s facility alarm systems are designed to be user-friendly and easy to install. This is because of the devices’ plug-and-play design. In simple terms, most devices are ready within minutes after connecting it to the Internet!

    In conclusion, Verkada’s facility alarm systems provide an advanced and effective solution for protecting your facility and keeping your employees safe. With a range of security cameras, access control devices, and environmental sensors to choose from, you can find the right fit for your organization’s specific needs.

    All of Verkada products are designed to be user-friendly, scalable, and flexible, making them easy to install and integrate into your existing security system. Protect your facility from potential threats and ensure the safety of your employees with Verkada’s facility alarm systems.

    Learn more from the security experts at Monarch!