Each Verkada camera comes equipped with an accelerometer to monitor for tampering or vandalism. You can configure a camera to emit tamper events when it detects vibration or movement of the device.
By default, tamper events are turned on, but can be turned off for cameras that are in areas with a lot of vibration and, therefore, generate a lot of unwanted alerts (i.e., next to a construction site or a heavy door).
Based on your use case and camera location, you can also modify the sensitivity of the tamper detection to receive more or fewer tamper events.
Configure tamper events
In Verkada Command, go to All Products > Cameras.
Select the camera you want to configure.
At the bottom right of the camera footage, click the Settings (gear) icon.
On the left panel, select Events.
Toggle on Tamper Events.
Select tamper sensitivity: Low Sensitivity (Fewer Events), Moderate Sensitivity, High Sensitivity (More Events).
At the top right, click Done.
Learn more about how to create and enable alerts.
Need more help? Contact Verkada Support