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Perimeter Guardâ„¢ for video devices

Stop intruders in their tracks with Perimeter Guard™ proactive defense. Perimeter Guard™ uses Alarm.com's advanced Video Analytics to sound an alert and flash the camera's status LED when unwanted visitors are detected. 

For more information about creating Video Analytics rules, see Change a camera's Video Analytics settings.

Requirements

  • Video service package that supports Video Analytics
  • One of the following compatible video devices:
    • ADC-V724/724X on firmware version 0.6.1.387+ (supports LED and Audio Alert)
    • ADC-V523/523X on firmware version 0.6.1.387+ (supports LED and Audio Alert)
    • ADC-V723/723X on firmware version 0.6.1.387+ (supports LED only)
    • ADC-VC827P (supports LED only)
    • ADC-VC847PF (supports LED only)
    • ADC-VC728PF (supports LED and Audio Alert on firmware version 0.6.3.601+)
    • ADC-VC838PF (supports LED only)
  • Video Analytics recording rule enabled on a compatible video device

Feature Details 

Protect the property with Perimeter Guard's™ loud whistles, beeps, and flashing red lights. An attention-grabbing combination of audio alerts and blinking red LED ensures people are fully aware of camera's presence.

Cutting edge person detection and response with Video Analytics

Differentiate between people, animals, and vehicles. Perimeter Guard™ intelligently identifies when individuals linger in a specified location and responds accordingly.

Avoid false alarms

System does not annoy the neighbors with false alerts due to pets or passing pedestrians.

Enable Perimeter Guard™

Perimeter Guard™ is easily configured using the Alarm.com customer website or Alarm.com app as part of the Video Analytics rules for the camera of interest. Once set up, the new feature is fully proactive – responding to visitors and potential intruders without further action from the customer.

To activate Perimeter Guard™ using the Alarm.com app:
  1. Log into the Alarm.com app.
  2. Tap Video.
  3. Tap Configure.
  4. Tap Recording Rules.
  5. Tap Edit on an existing Video Analytics rule, or create a new one. For more information about creating Video Analytics rules, see Change a camera's Video Analytics settings.
  6. Verify the initial Video Analytics settings are configured as desired, and then tap Next.
  7. In Activate Perimeter Guard:
    • To enable the LED response:
      1. Tap the Camera Status LED toggle to enable the LED response.
      2. Using the Duration dropdown menu, select how long the LED response lasts.
    • To enable the Camera Audio Alert (only available on cameras using the Two-Way Audio feature):
      1. Tap the Camera Audio Alert toggle to enable the Audio Alert.
      2. Using the Audio Sound dropdown menu, select type of sound the camera makes.
      3. Adjust the volume using the Volume slider.
  8. Using the Set Minimum Delay Between Alerts dropdown menu, select the desired amount of time the camera should not start a new alert after a previous alert has completed.
  9. Make any additional changes to the Video Analytics rule as desired.
  10. Tap Save.
To activate Perimeter Guard™ using the Alarm.com customer website:
  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Video.
  3. Click Recording Rules.
  4. Click Edit on an existing Video Analytics rule, or create a new one. For more information about creating Video Analytics rules, see Change a camera's Video Analytics settings.
  5. Verify the initial Video Analytics settings are configured as desired, and then click Next.
  6. In Activate Perimeter Guard:
    • To enable the LED response:
      1. Tap the Camera Status LED toggle to enable the LED response.
      2. Using the Duration dropdown menu, select how long the LED response lasts.
    • To enable the Camera Audio Alert (only available on cameras using the Two-Way Audio feature):
      1. Tap the Camera Audio Alert toggle to enable the Audio Alert.
      2. Using the Audio Sound dropdown menu, select type of sound the camera makes.
      3. Adjust the volume using the Volume slider.
  7. Using the Set Minimum Delay Between Alerts dropdown menu, select the desired amount of time the camera should not start a new alert after a previous alert has completed.
  8. Make any additional changes to the Video Analytics rule as desired.
  9. Click Save.

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