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Night Vision Surveillance Cameras: An Introduction

Crosswalk monitored by night vision surveillance cameras

Night vision surveillance cameras are an important security tool for a variety of businesses and organizations. These cameras use infrared technology to capture video footage in low-light or no-light conditions. There are many benefits to using night vision surveillance cameras, including improved safety and security for employees and customers. In this article, we’ll discuss how night vision surveillance cameras work, which industries benefit from them, and the overall benefits of these cameras.

How do Night Vision Surveillance Cameras Work?

Night vision surveillance cameras use infrared technology to capture video footage in low-light or no-light conditions. The infrared light is invisible to the human eye, but the camera can detect it and create an image based on that information. This makes night vision surveillance cameras ideal for capturing clear images in dark environments.

Which Industries Benefit from Night Vision Surveillance Cameras?

Small businesses with night vision surveillance cameras

Night vision surveillance cameras are used in a variety of industries, including retail, hospitality, manufacturing, and security services. Retail stores use night vision surveillance cameras to monitor customer behavior and prevent shoplifting, while hospitality businesses use them to monitor the safety of their guests. Night vision surveillance cameras can also be used in manufacturing facilities to ensure worker safety and increase efficiency. Finally, all industries may benefit from night vision surveillance cameras as they help monitor property, detect intruders, and provide around-the-clock protection.

What Are the Benefits of Using Night Vision Surveillance Cameras?

Large enterprise buildings protected by night vision surveillance cameras

Night vision surveillance cameras provide a number of benefits, from improved security and safety to cost savings. First, these cameras offer 24/7 monitoring of property and people, which helps identify potential threats or intruders. Night vision surveillance cameras are also effective for deterring theft and other criminal activity in areas that would otherwise be difficult to monitor during the night.

Moreover, if an incident does occur, the footage from night vision surveillance cameras can help law enforcement capture the perpetrator. Finally, night vision surveillance cameras can help reduce the cost of security by providing an effective surveillance solution without the need for additional personnel or equipment.

An Introduction to Verkada: Night Vision Surveillance Cameras

Here at Monarch, we will work with you to design security solutions with night vision surveillance cameras that are tailor-made for your organization. Together, we will design, implement, and oversee a security infrastructure with live video monitoring for both safety and convenience.

Verkada offers a wide range of security products, including facial recognition cameras, access control, intrusion sensors and professional monitoring. All Verkada devices integrate with each other and are managed from a single cloud dashboard. Consider the following features of all Verkada devices:

Simple to Use
  • Solid-state Storage (SSD): No NVR, DVR, or server is required. This means you pay for what you use – and that’s all. This reduces any extra overhead operations and the associated expenses,
  • Regular, Automatic Software Updates: No need to worry about if your devices are working properly or are up-to-date with our Verkada devices.
  • Simple Plug-and-Play Install: Just a standard Ethernet cable is required for the cameras to be brought online and fully operational within minutes.
  • Accessible Anywhere, Anytime: Access archived or live feed videos on any device or browser
Scalable
  • Unlimited Storage on Camera and Cloud: Reduce your organizations’ liability risk with unlimited cloud archiving offered by Verkada cameras.
  • Unlimited Users Allowed: You can easily authorize admins access to an unlimited number of users.
  • Infinitely Scalable: No matter how large the facility is, we can help you keep everyone on the same page. 
  • 10-Year Warranty: Rest assured that your money is well protected
Limitlessly Smart
  • AI-Based Video Analytics: Face detection, person of interest detection, and license plate detection are all available.
  • Live Alerts: Receive instant alerts in any meaningful event
  • Shareable Live Feeds: Share your live feed via SMS. This is useful as you can send it to first responders in case of an emergency for dramatically reduced response time.
  • Time lapse: Watch a day of footage in under 30 seconds with timelapses.
  • Floor Plan: Quickly respond to incidents with real-time motion plotting.

Verkada: Night Vision Surveillance Cameras

Verkada night vision surveillance cameras

Verkada offers technology that is secure and easy to use for users seeking night vision surveillance cameras. The set-up is simple: once a device is installed, it is online and fully operational within just a few minutes.

Furthermore, Verkada offers cameras that are thoughtfully designed. The cameras have a durable design, firmware signing, and can detect tampering.

Verkada offers a variety of night vision surveillance cameras to meet your security needs including: the Verkada Indoor Dome Series, the Verkada Outdoor Dome Series, the Verkada Bullet Series, the Verkada Mini Series, and Verkada Fisheye Series.

Verkada Indoor Dome Series
Verkada Dome night vision surveillance camera

The Verkada Indoor Dome Camera is designed for indoor, high-traffic areas. It is the perfect general-purpose security camera. There are three models in the Indoor Dome Series: CD42, CD52, and C62.

CD42CD52CD62
TypeIndoorsIndoorsIndoors
Image Resolution5MP5MP4K
Type of LensFixed, with 3x Zoom DigitallyZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital ZoomZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 DaysUp to 90 Days
Standard StorageUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
AudioYesYesYes
IR Range 15m30m30m
RatingIK08IK08IK08
The Verkada Outdoor Dome Series
Verkada Outdoor Dome night vision surveillance camera

The Verkada Outdoor Dome Series is both weather- and tamper-resistant.  Its capabilities function well even in areas with limited bandwidth and connectivity. They are perfect for monitoring the parking lot and the exterior of buildings (e.g., to capture key license plates). Of course, they are equipped with night vision capabilities, as all Verkada cameras are. There are three models in the Outdoor Dome Series: CD42-E, CD52-E, and C62-E.

CD42-ECD52-ECD62-E
TypeOutdoorsOutdoorsOutdoors
Image Resolution5MP5MP4K
Type of LensFixed, with 3x Zoom DigitallyZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital ZoomZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 DaysUp to 90 Days
Standard StorageUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
AudioYesYesYes
IR Range 15m30m30m
RatingIK10 & IP67IK10 & IP67IK10 & IP67
The Verkada Bullet Series
Verkada Bullet night vision surveillance camera

The Verkada Bullet Series is built to withstand harsh environments. The Verkada Bullet camera is available in two lens types: wide angle and telephoto. There are four three models in the Bullet Series: CB51-E, CB61-E, CB51-TE, CB61-TE.

CB51-ECB51-TECB61-ECB61-TE
TypeIndoor and/or OutdoorIndoor and/or OutdoorIndoor and/or OutdoorIndoor and/or Outdoor
Image Resolution 5MP5MP4K4K
Type of LensZoom, with up to 3x Optical and Digital zoomTelephoto Zoom, with 8-20mm focal lengthZoom, with up to 3x Optical and Digital zoomTelephoto Zoom, with 8-20mm focal length
Standard RetentionUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
Standard StorageUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 DaysUp to 90 DaysUp to 90 Days
Audio
IR Range30m50m30m50m
RatingIK10 & IP167IK10 & IP167IK10 & IP167IK10 & IP167
The Verkada Mini Series
Verkada Mini night vision surveillance camera

The Verkada Mini Series offers flexibility and high resolution. The Mini Camera is a compact size that can fit any space, anywhere indoors. There are three models in the Mini Series: CM41-S, CM41, and CM41-E.

CM41-SCM41CM41-E
TypeIndoorIndoorOutdoor
Image Resolution5MP5MP5MP
Type of LensFixed, with up to 3x Digital ZoomFixed, with up to 3x Digital ZoomFixed, with up to 3x Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionUp to 90 daysUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 Days
Standard StorageUp to 385GBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
AudioYes
IR RangeN/A15m15m
RatingN/AIK08IK10 & IP67
The Verkada Fisheye Camera
Verkada Fisheye night vision surveillance camera

The Verkada Fisheye Camera provides a panoramic view of the entire property – both indoor and outdoor. This camera allows for total surveillance coverage, making it an ideal night vision surveillance camera.

Fisheye CF81-E
Type Indoor and/or Outdoor
Image Resolution12MP
Type of LensFixed, with 3x Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionMaximum of 90 Days of Standard Quality Retention
Standard StorageUp to 2TB of Onboard Storage
IR Range20M
Angle of View180°
RatingIK10 and IP67 
AudioYes
NDAA CompliantYes
Analytics Ambarella Chipset for People and Vehicle Analytics
Viewing ModesPanoramic; Four–Way Split; Pan-Tilt–Zoom

The Verkada Fisheye Camera (CF81-E) is an ideal security camera. With the option to switch between circle, ePTZ, 2-view, 3-view, or 4-view modes on the CF81-E, you can do away with the need for multiple camera installations. You can also take advantage of features like digital pan-tilt-zoom to increase coverage and lessen blind spots.

Three different view modes are supported by the CF81-E. You can customize the view mode to meet the requirements of the install location.

  • 180° Panoramic: A wide-angle view that is ideal for an open area or a corridor.
  • Four-way split: Use a single camera to watch four distinct fields of view.
  • Pan-tilt-zoom (ePTZ): Provides a panoramic, all-encompassing view of your environment.
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Monarch: Your Trusted Security Vendor of Night Vision Surveillance Cameras

Night vision surveillance cameras are beneficial for a variety of reasons. They can help to deter crime, as well as catch criminals in the act. These cameras also provide 24/7 monitoring, which is an important factor in keeping people and property safe. However, with so many options on the market, it can feel overwhelming to choose the right camera for your property. That’s why Monarch security experts are here to help. Contact us today to learn more about the advantages of Verkada’s night vision surveillance cameras for different businesses.

Updated: Dec 17

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