Verkada cameras can proactively notify you via SMS (text) or email when the camera detects more than the user-specified number of people or vehicles in the camera's field of view. Configuration steps and examples are below.
Note: Crowd notifications are configured on a per-camera basis.
Configuring Crowd Notifications
Navigate to a camera you want to enable this feature on
Go to Info > Settings...
Select Crowd Notifications
On the right, you can toggle which type of crowd notifications you wish to receive
Change the notification threshold to the appropriate number of people or vehicles by clicking the dropdown menu
Enabling Crowd Email/SMS Notifications
After you have set up crowd notifications on your camera(s), you will then need to specify which type of notifications you wish to receive. Below are steps on how to do so.
Note: Email & SMS Notifications need to be set up on a per-user basis.
Select the Live page from the left-hand menu
Click the bell icon next to the Cameras tab
Select the type of notifications you wish to receive
Crowd Notifications are supported on Verkada's Dome, Bullet, Mini, and D-series cameras.