CM12 Dash Camera Datasheet
Internet-Connected Front-Facing HD Camera Module
The CM12 is a high-definition, Internet-connected dash camera designed to improve fleet safety, exonerate
drivers, and lower accident-related costs. A high-definition camera captures outward-facing video and
automatically uploads footage of accidents, hard braking, and other events of interest. Samsara’s intuitive
cloud software provides video-based reports, driver scorecards, and search, enabling fleet operators to
implement preventive safety coaching programs, prevent accidents, and lower costs.
High definition outward-facing camera
Automatic uploads footage of harsh driving events, plus on-demand retrieval
Audio speaker for voice-based safety coaching
Cloud-based reporting, accident reconstruction, and driver safety scorecards
Easy to install, no hard-wiring into vehicle required
Part of Samsara’s complete platform for safety, fleet management, and compliance
Technical Specifications
Front-Facing Camera
Field of view
115° (semi-wide angle) front-facing camera
High definition (1080p)
Frame rate
30 fps
Low light
Optimized for low-light performance
Audio Speaker
Built-in speaker
Inward-facing audio speaker for voice-based feedback
during unsafe driving
Storage and Connectivity
Automatic upload
Automatically uploads video footage of harsh braking,
cornering, acceleration, and crashes
On-demand upload
Stores continues recordings on-camera, available for
over-the-air retrieval on demand (stores most recent 24
hrs of driving time)
High-speed 4G LTE wireless connectivity via Samsara
VG-series gateways. Data secured via SSL (256-bit,
military-grade encryption)
Mounting, Enclosure, and Power
Enclosure: 70 x 63 x 63 cm (2.7 x 2.5 x 2.5 in)
Cable: 4m (13 ft)
Mounts to windshield via industrial-grade adhesive tape (included)
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Connects to Samsara VG-series gateway via accessory
port (power + data). No additional power source or
wiring required
Operating temperature
-15 to 60º C
Software Features
Software features
Browser-based video playback in high definition from any
Internet-connected device
Safety incident reports, including accident reconstruction
Driver safety rankings with score-cards
On-demand retrieval (over the air) with proximity search
Configurable audio coaching plays voice messages
during unsafe driving (e.g. excessive speeding)
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Ordering Information
CM Series Camera Modules
Samsara Front-Facing Dash Cam Module
Enterprise license for single-camera CM-series
modules, includes hosted software, cellular
connectivity, ongoing software upgrades, maintenance, and support
Express license for single-camera CM-series, includes
hosted software optimized for small-business fleets,
cellular connectivity, ongoing software upgrades,
maintenance, and support (Up to 20 units, additional
limits apply)
Note: Requires Samsara VG34 vehicle gateway, sold separately.
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