Trinity Independent School District

Austin, Texas

Lake Dallas Independent School District

Denton, Texas

"BrightWatch deployed over 300 Verkada cameras for us within one month’s time this past summer, amongst incredibly tight project and timing constraints. We have capabilities and visibility we have never had before. It and it started paying off the very first week of school."

- Mike Dabney, Director of Technology

Why Schools Choose Verkada

Camera Health & Status

Always know the health and status of your cameras, including offline alerts

Monitor Anywhere

Access footage from any computer or mobile device — no downloads required

Automatic Updates

Automatic firmware updates keep cameras up-to-date and cyber-secure

Smart, Instant Alerts

Receive a notification when a camera detects meaningful motion or tampering

Simple to Set Up

No NVRs/DVRs, thick clients, or added configurations — just a PoE connection

Share Feeds Instantly

In an emergency situation, easily share links of live footage via SMS or email


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