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Dashboard Widgets


Table of Contents


Introduction


After setting up a Renesas IoT Sandbox account and sending in some data, you'll want to learn about the many ways you can visualize it. Here, you can learn about each of the widgets we have and what they can do. It is highly recommended to complete the Getting Started Guide beforehand.

Widgets are classified into 3 different types:

  • Display Charts - Single User : A widget that displays data for one of your Users
  • Display Charts - Grouped User : A widget that displays data for all of your Users
  • Controllers : A widget that allows you to send data


After logging into Renesas IoT Sandbox, navigate to your Dashboard. Here, you will find a list of widgets you can add to visualize/send your data.



Click any of the boxes to open that widget on the Dashboard. Then, select the necessary parameters. If you have a Display Widget, it will then display the data. If you have a Controller Widget, it will then be ready to send data.

There are many ways you can customize your Dashboard to any Widget/Paremeter/Configuration:

  • Click and drag Widgets to reorder them.
  • Click the Close icon to remove a widget from your Dashboard.
  • Click the Save icon to save the current configuration of your Dashboard. Every time you log in, you will now see the same configuration.
    • Note: Dashboard Views will vary across different Web Administrators.
  • Click the Save As icon to save the current configuration of your Dashboard to a new Dashboard View. You will have to name this new View.
  • Click the Views Dropdown to see all the Views you have and switch between Views.



To view a step by step tutorial on visualizing your data, click here.

To find a more detailed description and specific parameters of each of the widgets, select one of the options from the Table of Contents or scroll down.


Display Widgets

These widgets allow you to visualize the data that you have already sent into the cloud. Display Widgets can be classified into two different categories: Single User and Grouped Users. Single User Widgets display data for only one user that you can specify. These widgets focus more on the metrics of a user. Grouped User Widgets display data for all of your users. These widgets focus more on the overall distribution and count of the data.


Table


The Table Widget lists all of the events for a specific user. To specify the user, click on the dropdown and select which user's data you want to display. By default, all of the events are shown on the table in descending order. To filter the data by tags, click on the settings gear and select the tags you want to display. The table only displays the most recent 1000 events. If you want to view an older event, you will need to filter or sort.
Extra Features:

  • Sort : Sort the rows by timestamp or value in ascending or descending order.

    • You can filter by "greater than" or "less than" for numeric tags.
    • You can filter by exact string for string tags.
    • You can filter by "since" and "until" for the timestamp column.
      • This must be in ISO Timestamp format.
      • Examples: 2016-09-30 12:00:00 or 2016-09-30 or 2016-09 or 2016
      • If you type something in the "since" and "until" fields, the table will be expecting both so data will not show if you remove one of those fields. To be able to search with only one of those fields again, you will have to reopen the Table.
  • View JSON : Expands the row and displays the event data in the JSON format that was sent.
  • Save as CSV : Downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp.





Last Value Table


The Last Value Table is similar to the Table widget except that it only records the last entered value of that tag, along with the observed_at timestamp. To specify the user, click on the dropdown and select which user's data you want to display. By default, no tags are selected so there will be no data shown at first. Click on the settings gear and select the tags you want to display.
Extra Features:

  • Save as CSV : Downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp.





Line Chart

 
There Line Charts is available for both Single User and Grouped Users. The Single User Line Chart will display the event statistics for the user that is specified. The Grouped User Line Chart will automatically display the event statistics for all of your users. The x-axis will show the date/time, while the y-axis will show the metric that you selected.

Visualizing your data:

  • If you are using a Single User Line Chart, select the User from the User dropdown.
  • On the tag dropdown, select the tag you want to display on the chart. In the image below, we selected the processed tag, humidity.
    • The "TS:Number" next to the tag name signifies the data type. In this case, it means that this tag is a time series number.
    • To find out more about Data Types, click here
  • For Grouped Users Line Chart, you can also specify which metric you want to graph. This dropdown is next to the tags dropdown. The options are Count, Average, Min, Max, and Sum.
  • For Single Users Line Chart, the default is Average Value.
  • Next, specify which time period you want to display on the graph by clicking on the calendar dropdown on the top right of the widget. Be sure to select a timeframe in which your user has data.
  • Hover over the data points to see the values


Extra Features:

  • Filters : Create an additional filter to sort through your users (for Grouped Users) or events (for Single User) on the widget
  • Save as CSV : Downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp





Pie Chart


The Pie Chart Widget is only available for Grouped Users. This Widget displays the distribution of a Last Value tag type of all your Users. You must have a Last Value tag type for tags to show up on the tag dropdown. To learn more about Data Types, click here.

Each chart is distributed by value. Hovering over each "pie slice" will show a tooltip of the count and percentage of Users with that value. You can apply additional Filters to sort the data even further. These additional Filters will display the charts in different colors as depicted below.


Extra Features:

  • Filters : Create an additional filter to sort through your users on the widget
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp





Bar Chart


The Bar Chart Widget is only available for Grouped Users. This Widget displays the distribution of either a Last Value or Time Series tag type of all your Users. The x-axis will display the value, where as the y-axis will display the count of events. You can apply additional Filters to sort the data even further. These additional Filters will display the chart in different colored bars.


Extra Features:

  • Filters : Create an additional filter to sort through your users on the widget
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp





Buckected Histogram


The Bucketed Histogram is similar to the Bar Chart except it is only available for Single Users. This Widget displays the distribution of any tag for a specific User. First, select the User you want to see data from the User dropdown. Then, select the tag you want to view on the top left dropdown. Specify which time period you want to be displayed on the graph by clicking on the calendar dropdown. Be sure to select a timeframe in which your user has data. The x-axis will display the value and the y-axis will display the count of events.


Extra Features:

  • Save as CSV : Downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp





Scatter Chart


The Scatter Chart is only available for Single Users. It displays a point for each event on the graph. First, select the User you want to see data from the User dropdown. Then, select the tag you want to view on the top left dropdown. Specify which time period you want to be displayed on the graph by clicking on the calendar dropdown. Be sure to select a timeframe in which your user has data. The x-axis will display the date/time and the y-axis will display the value.


Extra Features:

  • Filters : Create an additional filter to sort through your events on the widget
  • Save as CSV : Downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp





Geopoint

 
The Geopoint Widget is available for both Single User and Grouped Users. This Widget is a useful chart that allows you to visualize your data on a map. To be able to use this widget, you must have a geopoint data type. To learn more about Data Types, click here

Visualizing your data:

  • If you are using a Single User Geopoint Widget, select the user you want to view data from.
  • Pick a geopoint tag from the tag dropdown. There are two types: Last Value (LV:GeoPoint) and Time Series (TS:GeoPoint).
  • Selecting a Last Value tag type will display markers with the count of Users on the map at that location. If you only have one user at that location, you will see a red marker with no count.
  • Selecting a Time Series tag type will have 3 more dropdown fields show up: Tag, Metric, and Date.
    • Tag Dropdown: This tag differs from the first geopoint tag you selected earlier. It is the tag that will be displayed on the chart (instead of count). This graph is bucketed by boxes on the map. If you want more location-specific buckets, zoom in further.
      • Example: In the Geopoint Widget below on the right, we are displaying the Average Weekly UV Accumulated by location
      • Note: This tag can be of any type but MUST be in the same event as the first geopoint tag selected.
        • Example JSON:
          {"observed_at":\"2015-03-04T12:00:00.0-0700\", 
          "event_data": {"location": "42.0753 -93.4959", 
          "uv_accumulated":10000}}
    • Metric: Select the metric that you want to be displayed on the map.
    • Date: Make sure to select a timeframe in which you have data
  • Now, you can zoom in/out if you want more or less location-specific buckets


Extra Features:

  • Filters : Create an additional filter to sort through your users on the widget
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp


Left: A Single User Geopoint Widget displaying a Last Value tag
Right: A Grouped Users Geopoint Widget displaying a Time Series tag and bucketed with Average UV




Real Time Gauge


The Real Time Gauge is only available for Single Users. This Widget allows you to visualize the value of a specific tag for a specific user in the form of a gauge. You will not need to refresh the widget since it is updated constantly in real time. The min and max range will update automatically as well. To visualize the data, first select the User on the User dropdown. Then, click on the settings icon and select the tags you want. There is a limit of 4 tags selected at a time.





Real Time Events Log


The Real Time Events Log is only available for Single Users. You will need to specify the User in the User dropdown. This Widget displays events in JSON format as they are sent into the cloud. You will not need to refresh the widget since it is updated constantly in real time. The events will be highlighted light blue as they come in.

Note: After a while of being on the screen, the widget may automatically be put on pause. You will need to push play again to turn it back on.

  • : This icon signifies that the Events Log is currently in real time. Click the button to pause the widget.
  • : This icon signifies that the Events Log is currently paused. Click the button to unpause the widget.
  • : Clicking this icon clears the current event log.
  • : Clicking this icon downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv





Real Time Line Chart


The Real Time Line Chart is only available for Single Users. This Widget displays the value of a tag changing in real time.

  • First, specify the User in the User dropdown.
  • Then, select the tags by clicking on the settings icon .

The x-axis will display the time with the right side of the chart as "now". The y-axis will display the values. In the bottom right corner of each row, the current value is shown. When you hover across any part of the chart, you will see the previous values along with the time that value came in. In the example below, there are two rows because two tags are chosen.





Crossfilter Chart


The Crossfilter Chart is only available for Single Users. This Widget allows you to compare different tags and filtering easily by a more specific time frame than the calendar dropdown. First, specify the User in the User dropdown. Then, select the tags by clicking on the settings icon . Next, use the calendar dropdown to select the dates you want. Be sure to select a timeframe in which your user has data.

There are three main sections in a Crossfilter Chart: Histogram, Line Chart, and Table:

  • Histogram: This allows you to pick what you want displayed on the Line Chart and Table
    • Select which tag you want to view on the large line chart by clicking on the blue bar with either the name of the tag, the time of day, or the date range. In the example below, we selected the processed.temperature tag.
    • You can pick a more specific timeframe by clicking and dragging on the histograms as depicted below:
  • Line Chart: This is the main graph that will display your parameters from the Histogram
    • After selecting the tag and specific timeframe you want, it should be displayed on the large line chart as depicted below:
  • Table: This is the table that will display the most recent 50 events from the Line Chart.


Extra Features:

  • Save as CSV : Downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv




Controller Widgets

Controller Widgets are tools for you to send data into the cloud. This way, you won't have to send events via REST or MQTT. You can do it directly through the UI on the Dashboard using these widgets. These Widgets are separated based on the type of data you want to send in. You can only send in data to one user at a time.


Boolean Input


The Boolean Input Controller is a tool designed for you to send in boolean events easily. To be able to use it, you already must have a boolean type tag in the cloud. First, specify the User in the User dropdown. Then, select the tags by clicking on the settings icon . There is a limit of 4 tags selected at a time.

Sending an event:

  • After your user and tags are selected, you should see the widget below.
  • If you click "Send Event", it will send an event with that value.
    • Example: In the widget below, an event with the value "True" will be sent in the "recipes.start" tag.
  • To switch the event to "False", click on the "True" text and it will switch.





String Input


The String Input Controller is a tool designed for you to send in string events easily. To be able to use it, you already must have a string type tag in the cloud. First, specify the User in the User dropdown. Then, select the tags by clicking on the settings icon . There is a limit of 4 tags selected at a time.

Sending an event:

  • After your user and tags are selected, you should see the widget below.
  • Type the string you want to send for that tag in the textbox.
  • If you click "Send Event", it will send an event with that value.
    • Example: In the widget below, an event with the string "my_device_id" will be sent in the "device_id" tag in the raw stream.





Number Input


The Number Input Controller is a tool designed for you to send in number events easily. To be able to use it, you already must have a number type tag in the cloud. First, specify the User in the User dropdown. Then, select the tags by clicking on the settings icon . There is a limit of 4 tags selected at a time.

Sending an event:

  • After your user and tags are selected, you should see the widget below.
  • Type the number or use the slider to select the number you want to send for that tag.
  • If you click "Send Event", it will send an event with that value.
    • Example: In the widget below, an event with the number 273 will be sent in the "temperature" tag in the processed stream.





User Input


The User Input Controller is a tool designed for you to send in any type of events easily. You can choose to send either boolean, string, or number. To be able to use it, you already must have a tag in the cloud. First, specify the User in the User dropdown. Then, select the tags by clicking on the settings icon . There is a limit of 4 tags selected at a time.

Sending an event:

  • After your user and tags are selected, you should see the widget below.
  • Type the boolean, string, or number you want to send for that tag. You can also use the number slider.
  • If you click "Send Event", it will send an event with that value.
    • Example: In the widget below, an event with the number 273 will be sent in the "temperature" tag in the processed stream.






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Dashboard Widgets


Table of Contents


Introduction


After setting up a Renesas IoT Sandbox account and sending in some data, you'll want to learn about the many ways you can visualize it. Here, you can learn about each of the widgets we have and what they can do. It is highly recommended to complete the Getting Started Guide beforehand.

Widgets are classified into 3 different types:

  • Display Charts - Single User : A widget that displays data for one of your Users
  • Display Charts - Grouped User : A widget that displays data for all of your Users
  • Controllers : A widget that allows you to send data


After logging into Renesas IoT Sandbox, navigate to your Dashboard. Here, you will find a list of widgets you can add to visualize/send your data.



Click any of the boxes to open that widget on the Dashboard. Then, select the necessary parameters. If you have a Display Widget, it will then display the data. If you have a Controller Widget, it will then be ready to send data.

There are many ways you can customize your Dashboard to any Widget/Paremeter/Configuration:

  • Click and drag Widgets to reorder them.
  • Click the Close icon to remove a widget from your Dashboard.
  • Click the Save icon to save the current configuration of your Dashboard. Every time you log in, you will now see the same configuration.
    • Note: Dashboard Views will vary across different Web Administrators.
  • Click the Save As icon to save the current configuration of your Dashboard to a new Dashboard View. You will have to name this new View.
  • Click the Views Dropdown to see all the Views you have and switch between Views.



To view a step by step tutorial on visualizing your data, click here.

To find a more detailed description and specific parameters of each of the widgets, select one of the options from the Table of Contents or scroll down.


Display Widgets

These widgets allow you to visualize the data that you have already sent into the cloud. Display Widgets can be classified into two different categories: Single User and Grouped Users. Single User Widgets display data for only one user that you can specify. These widgets focus more on the metrics of a user. Grouped User Widgets display data for all of your users. These widgets focus more on the overall distribution and count of the data.


Table


The Table Widget lists all of the events for a specific user. To specify the user, click on the dropdown and select which user's data you want to display. By default, all of the events are shown on the table in descending order. To filter the data by tags, click on the settings gear and select the tags you want to display. The table only displays the most recent 1000 events. If you want to view an older event, you will need to filter or sort.
Extra Features:

  • Sort : Sort the rows by timestamp or value in ascending or descending order.

    • You can filter by "greater than" or "less than" for numeric tags.
    • You can filter by exact string for string tags.
    • You can filter by "since" and "until" for the timestamp column.
      • This must be in ISO Timestamp format.
      • Examples: 2016-09-30 12:00:00 or 2016-09-30 or 2016-09 or 2016
      • If you type something in the "since" and "until" fields, the table will be expecting both so data will not show if you remove one of those fields. To be able to search with only one of those fields again, you will have to reopen the Table.
  • View JSON : Expands the row and displays the event data in the JSON format that was sent.
  • Save as CSV : Downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp.





Last Value Table


The Last Value Table is similar to the Table widget except that it only records the last entered value of that tag, along with the observed_at timestamp. To specify the user, click on the dropdown and select which user's data you want to display. By default, no tags are selected so there will be no data shown at first. Click on the settings gear and select the tags you want to display.
Extra Features:

  • Save as CSV : Downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp.





Line Chart

 
There Line Charts is available for both Single User and Grouped Users. The Single User Line Chart will display the event statistics for the user that is specified. The Grouped User Line Chart will automatically display the event statistics for all of your users. The x-axis will show the date/time, while the y-axis will show the metric that you selected.

Visualizing your data:

  • If you are using a Single User Line Chart, select the User from the User dropdown.
  • On the tag dropdown, select the tag you want to display on the chart. In the image below, we selected the processed tag, humidity.
    • The "TS:Number" next to the tag name signifies the data type. In this case, it means that this tag is a time series number.
    • To find out more about Data Types, click here
  • For Grouped Users Line Chart, you can also specify which metric you want to graph. This dropdown is next to the tags dropdown. The options are Count, Average, Min, Max, and Sum.
  • For Single Users Line Chart, the default is Average Value.
  • Next, specify which time period you want to display on the graph by clicking on the calendar dropdown on the top right of the widget. Be sure to select a timeframe in which your user has data.
  • Hover over the data points to see the values


Extra Features:

  • Filters : Create an additional filter to sort through your users (for Grouped Users) or events (for Single User) on the widget
  • Save as CSV : Downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp





Pie Chart


The Pie Chart Widget is only available for Grouped Users. This Widget displays the distribution of a Last Value tag type of all your Users. You must have a Last Value tag type for tags to show up on the tag dropdown. To learn more about Data Types, click here.

Each chart is distributed by value. Hovering over each "pie slice" will show a tooltip of the count and percentage of Users with that value. You can apply additional Filters to sort the data even further. These additional Filters will display the charts in different colors as depicted below.


Extra Features:

  • Filters : Create an additional filter to sort through your users on the widget
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp





Bar Chart


The Bar Chart Widget is only available for Grouped Users. This Widget displays the distribution of either a Last Value or Time Series tag type of all your Users. The x-axis will display the value, where as the y-axis will display the count of events. You can apply additional Filters to sort the data even further. These additional Filters will display the chart in different colored bars.


Extra Features:

  • Filters : Create an additional filter to sort through your users on the widget
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp





Buckected Histogram


The Bucketed Histogram is similar to the Bar Chart except it is only available for Single Users. This Widget displays the distribution of any tag for a specific User. First, select the User you want to see data from the User dropdown. Then, select the tag you want to view on the top left dropdown. Specify which time period you want to be displayed on the graph by clicking on the calendar dropdown. Be sure to select a timeframe in which your user has data. The x-axis will display the value and the y-axis will display the count of events.


Extra Features:

  • Save as CSV : Downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp





Scatter Chart


The Scatter Chart is only available for Single Users. It displays a point for each event on the graph. First, select the User you want to see data from the User dropdown. Then, select the tag you want to view on the top left dropdown. Specify which time period you want to be displayed on the graph by clicking on the calendar dropdown. Be sure to select a timeframe in which your user has data. The x-axis will display the date/time and the y-axis will display the value.


Extra Features:

  • Filters : Create an additional filter to sort through your events on the widget
  • Save as CSV : Downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp





Geopoint

 
The Geopoint Widget is available for both Single User and Grouped Users. This Widget is a useful chart that allows you to visualize your data on a map. To be able to use this widget, you must have a geopoint data type. To learn more about Data Types, click here

Visualizing your data:

  • If you are using a Single User Geopoint Widget, select the user you want to view data from.
  • Pick a geopoint tag from the tag dropdown. There are two types: Last Value (LV:GeoPoint) and Time Series (TS:GeoPoint).
  • Selecting a Last Value tag type will display markers with the count of Users on the map at that location. If you only have one user at that location, you will see a red marker with no count.
  • Selecting a Time Series tag type will have 3 more dropdown fields show up: Tag, Metric, and Date.
    • Tag Dropdown: This tag differs from the first geopoint tag you selected earlier. It is the tag that will be displayed on the chart (instead of count). This graph is bucketed by boxes on the map. If you want more location-specific buckets, zoom in further.
      • Example: In the Geopoint Widget below on the right, we are displaying the Average Weekly UV Accumulated by location
      • Note: This tag can be of any type but MUST be in the same event as the first geopoint tag selected.
        • Example JSON:
          {"observed_at":\"2015-03-04T12:00:00.0-0700\", 
          "event_data": {"location": "42.0753 -93.4959", 
          "uv_accumulated":10000}}
    • Metric: Select the metric that you want to be displayed on the map.
    • Date: Make sure to select a timeframe in which you have data
  • Now, you can zoom in/out if you want more or less location-specific buckets


Extra Features:

  • Filters : Create an additional filter to sort through your users on the widget
  • Refresh : Updates the widget to the current timestamp


Left: A Single User Geopoint Widget displaying a Last Value tag
Right: A Grouped Users Geopoint Widget displaying a Time Series tag and bucketed with Average UV




Real Time Gauge


The Real Time Gauge is only available for Single Users. This Widget allows you to visualize the value of a specific tag for a specific user in the form of a gauge. You will not need to refresh the widget since it is updated constantly in real time. The min and max range will update automatically as well. To visualize the data, first select the User on the User dropdown. Then, click on the settings icon and select the tags you want. There is a limit of 4 tags selected at a time.





Real Time Events Log


The Real Time Events Log is only available for Single Users. You will need to specify the User in the User dropdown. This Widget displays events in JSON format as they are sent into the cloud. You will not need to refresh the widget since it is updated constantly in real time. The events will be highlighted light blue as they come in.

Note: After a while of being on the screen, the widget may automatically be put on pause. You will need to push play again to turn it back on.

  • : This icon signifies that the Events Log is currently in real time. Click the button to pause the widget.
  • : This icon signifies that the Events Log is currently paused. Click the button to unpause the widget.
  • : Clicking this icon clears the current event log.
  • : Clicking this icon downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv





Real Time Line Chart


The Real Time Line Chart is only available for Single Users. This Widget displays the value of a tag changing in real time.

  • First, specify the User in the User dropdown.
  • Then, select the tags by clicking on the settings icon .

The x-axis will display the time with the right side of the chart as "now". The y-axis will display the values. In the bottom right corner of each row, the current value is shown. When you hover across any part of the chart, you will see the previous values along with the time that value came in. In the example below, there are two rows because two tags are chosen.





Crossfilter Chart


The Crossfilter Chart is only available for Single Users. This Widget allows you to compare different tags and filtering easily by a more specific time frame than the calendar dropdown. First, specify the User in the User dropdown. Then, select the tags by clicking on the settings icon . Next, use the calendar dropdown to select the dates you want. Be sure to select a timeframe in which your user has data.

There are three main sections in a Crossfilter Chart: Histogram, Line Chart, and Table:

  • Histogram: This allows you to pick what you want displayed on the Line Chart and Table
    • Select which tag you want to view on the large line chart by clicking on the blue bar with either the name of the tag, the time of day, or the date range. In the example below, we selected the processed.temperature tag.
    • You can pick a more specific timeframe by clicking and dragging on the histograms as depicted below:
  • Line Chart: This is the main graph that will display your parameters from the Histogram
    • After selecting the tag and specific timeframe you want, it should be displayed on the large line chart as depicted below:
  • Table: This is the table that will display the most recent 50 events from the Line Chart.


Extra Features:

  • Save as CSV : Downloads the data shown as a CSV file. File name is data.csv




Controller Widgets

Controller Widgets are tools for you to send data into the cloud. This way, you won't have to send events via REST or MQTT. You can do it directly through the UI on the Dashboard using these widgets. These Widgets are separated based on the type of data you want to send in. You can only send in data to one user at a time.


Boolean Input


The Boolean Input Controller is a tool designed for you to send in boolean events easily. To be able to use it, you already must have a boolean type tag in the cloud. First, specify the User in the User dropdown. Then, select the tags by clicking on the settings icon . There is a limit of 4 tags selected at a time.

Sending an event:

  • After your user and tags are selected, you should see the widget below.
  • If you click "Send Event", it will send an event with that value.
    • Example: In the widget below, an event with the value "True" will be sent in the "recipes.start" tag.
  • To switch the event to "False", click on the "True" text and it will switch.





String Input


The String Input Controller is a tool designed for you to send in string events easily. To be able to use it, you already must have a string type tag in the cloud. First, specify the User in the User dropdown. Then, select the tags by clicking on the settings icon . There is a limit of 4 tags selected at a time.

Sending an event:

  • After your user and tags are selected, you should see the widget below.
  • Type the string you want to send for that tag in the textbox.
  • If you click "Send Event", it will send an event with that value.
    • Example: In the widget below, an event with the string "my_device_id" will be sent in the "device_id" tag in the raw stream.





Number Input


The Number Input Controller is a tool designed for you to send in number events easily. To be able to use it, you already must have a number type tag in the cloud. First, specify the User in the User dropdown. Then, select the tags by clicking on the settings icon . There is a limit of 4 tags selected at a time.

Sending an event:

  • After your user and tags are selected, you should see the widget below.
  • Type the number or use the slider to select the number you want to send for that tag.
  • If you click "Send Event", it will send an event with that value.
    • Example: In the widget below, an event with the number 273 will be sent in the "temperature" tag in the processed stream.





User Input


The User Input Controller is a tool designed for you to send in any type of events easily. You can choose to send either boolean, string, or number. To be able to use it, you already must have a tag in the cloud. First, specify the User in the User dropdown. Then, select the tags by clicking on the settings icon . There is a limit of 4 tags selected at a time.

Sending an event:

  • After your user and tags are selected, you should see the widget below.
  • Type the boolean, string, or number you want to send for that tag. You can also use the number slider.
  • If you click "Send Event", it will send an event with that value.
    • Example: In the widget below, an event with the number 273 will be sent in the "temperature" tag in the processed stream.