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Sensors

The Sensors tab in the Unit options, displays a list of all the sensors created for this unit. Flotilla IOT provides three different options to add sensors: discrete, measurement and other sensors. The sensors can be viewed, edited and deleted by clicking on the SENSORS tab. Users need to have access right to create, edit, and delete sensors, otherwise, they can only view existing sensors. By clicking on the SENSORS tab, user can view the information about all three sensors created for the selected unit.

Create Sensor

Flotilla IOT provides three different options to add sensors:
⦁ Add discrete
⦁ Add measurement
⦁ Add other sensors

To Add Discrete:

⦁ Click on the Add Discrete button
⦁ Enter the description of the sensor with which you want to display it.
⦁ Select the sensors type from the dropdown list
⦁ Select the Input of data type like odometer, distance, mileage from the list.
⦁ Select a Threshold value after which you want sensor to start collecting data.
⦁ Check the ‘Save last data received’ checkbox to save last received data.
⦁ Click on SAVE button to save changes.
⦁ Click on Cancel button to dismiss changes.

To Add Measurement:

⦁ Click on the Add measurement button
⦁ Enter the required information like Sensor label, Input, Sensor type.
⦁ Select the sensors type from the dropdown list
⦁ Select the measurement unit and accuracy
⦁ Enter Sensor value and Quantity
⦁ By clicking on ‘Add More’ option, multiple sensor value’ and ‘quantity’ can be set.
⦁ By clicking on the bin icon next to ‘Quantity’, the entries can be deleted.
⦁ Enter the Ignore Values (Optional) which is the range of data that has to be fetched. Any value below the lower limit and above the upper limit will be ignored.
⦁ Add value in the Multiplier option that multiplies the data value with the enter number.
⦁ Check the ‘Save last data received’ checkbox to save last received data.
⦁ Click on Save button to update changes.

To Add Other Sensors:

⦁ Click on the Add Other Sensors button
⦁ Enter the description of the sensor
⦁ Select the sensors type from the dropdown list
⦁ Enter the Input
⦁ Check the ‘Save last data received’ checkbox to save last received data.
⦁ Click on Save button to update changes.

Delete Sensor

⦁ Select the sensor from the sensors list and click on Delete icon Infront of its name.
The sensor will be deleted successfully and will not be displayed in the sensors list.

Update Sensor

⦁ Select the sensor from the sensors list and click on Edit icon next to sensor name.
⦁ Change the information that you want to update and then click on UPDATE button.
The sensor information will be updated successfully.

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