Alarm technology in network cameras that is appropriate for schools, prisons and public transportation where vandalism may be common are now available. Active Tampering Alarm from Axis Communications is a video intelligence feature in network cameras that enables security staff to detect disruptions by automatically alerting an operator when a camera has been diverted, obstructed or manipulated. The technology detects incidents such as accidental redirection, blocking or even out of focus cameras. The alarm also reacts when a security camera is vandalized, spray-painted or intentionally covered by an assailant. The technology is designed for harsh conditions such as inclement weather, environmental vibrations or dirt, all of which can disturb the performance of surveillance cameras and set off false alarms.

Find out more at