Floor plans are a great way to plan and visualize your Verkada system. They can also be useful for a myriad of reasons, from historical activity hotspots to active motion detection. Floor plans also support our Verkada sensor so you can quickly view sensor data straight from the floor plan.

Adding and Labeling a Floor Plan

Requirements

  • The floor plan file must be a .svg or .pdf file less than 5MB in size and less than 512 megapixels.

  • In order to add a floor plan, the user must be an Organization Admin.

Uploading and aligning your floor plan

  1. From the Home select Floorplans

  2. Select + New Floorplan

  3. Select the file and wait a moment while the file uploads

  4. Once the file is uploaded it needs to be assigned a location and oriented on the map

Note: Delimit each floor using a comma. For example floors 1, 2, and 3 would be entered as 1, 2, 3

Labeling a floor plan

  1. Go to the top right, select the 3 dots

  2. Then go to Floor Settings and select the +Abc button

  3. The label can then be dragged and dropped wherever you want on your floor plan


Adding and Removing Devices

Adding a device

  1. Select the 3 dots in the top right of the screen

  2. Then select Add Devices, this will pull up a window with all available devices

  3. Select the device(s) you would like to add to the floor plan

    1. We currently support Cameras and Sensors

  4. Drag and place the device(s) where you want on your floor plan. After you add the camera you can then view the live feed from that camera from the floor plan

Note: Devices placed on the floor plan will inherit the GPS coordinates from the underlying Google Map.

If you edit the location of a floor plan, Command will ask if you want to move all cameras placed on the floor plan as well. The cameras will be assigned new GPS coordinates based on the new position of the floor plan.

Removing a device

  1. Click the 3 dots in the top right

  2. Select Edit Devices

  3. Select the device on the floor map

  4. Select Remove Camera or Remove Sensor


Editing Existing Floor Plans

Editing Building Settings

  1. From the Home page select Floorplans

  2. Select the floor plan you want to edit

  3. Select Floor Settings

  4. Hover your mouse over the name of the floor plan under the Buildings header and select the settings cog icon that appears

  5. You will now be able to change the building settings

Moving a camera and changing field of view

  1. Select the Home page and then choose Floorplans

  2. Select the building and floor plan where you wish to rotate cameras

  3. Select the 3 dots at the top right corner

  4. Select Edit Cameras

  5. Select the center portion of the camera icon you wish to orient making the camera icon blue

  6. Select the cone, representing the field of view of the camera and adjust to the desired direction

Deleting a floor plan

  1. Select the 3 dots in the top right-hand corner

  2. Select Floor Settings

  3. Select the Delete button


Visit Training Center for bite-sized video tutorials on how to accomplish role-based tasks in Command.

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