What is the Pinboard?

Data visualisation will facilitate the "understanding" of your data, with charts, LED pins, buttons, maps and many more!

Pinboards let you visualise collected data by displaying set of visual controls that show values from either a single device, group of devices, an asset or group of assets. You can visualise data coming from any device in a Ground, no matter if you own it or not.

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2.   Edit pinboard: Create, edit (pin controls) and delete pinboard.

3.   Select pinboard: Select which pinboard you want to see.

4.   Pinned controls: Visual representation of your asset data.

Video Tutorial

We made a significant effort to facilitate your work on our IoT Platform. So, this video tutorial will explain how to create a new Pinboard from your Device and start visualising data. All in all, you have to "understand" your data at a glance! 

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Creating new pinboard

You can create a Pinboard either directly from the particular Device (easier option), or from the Pinboard sidebar (more custom from the start).

To create a pinboard, while in ground:

  • Go to Pinboards
  • Choose + NEW PINBOARD to open the New pinboard modal
  • Enter Pinboard name and choose CREATE

To create a pinboard, from the device assets page:

  • Choose + , and select CREATE PINBOARD to open the Pin device assets modal
  • Select the Assets you want to pin.
  • And choose CREATE PINBOARD

Pinboards that you create as member are also viewable by the ground owner who can also arrange them. Other ground members won’t be able to view and manage your pinboards, unless you share it with them.

Ground owner is unable to create ‘private’ pinboards. All pinboards created by ground owner are viewable (but not manageable) by everyone else in that ground.

Controls and pins

Controls are UI elements that either visually displays an asset’s current state or ‘last known’ data.(e.g. label, map), or allows you to actuate a device (e.g. button, slider). It usually displays the timestamp for the last known state. Read more about Controls.

Every control is wrapped into a pin, which determines its name, position and size. There are number of predefined sizes that depend on the control that it wraps.