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Getting Started - Sensor Map

Keywords: iMonnit, sensor, sensors, maps, account, Sensor Data


Summary:

Getting started guide to adding a sensor map on iMonnit mobile app.



Description: The Maps feature gives you the option of uploading your floorplan or other image to iMonnit® and allows you to virtually position sensors where you have physically placed sensors in the location. This is useful if you have multiple sensors and want to know see them in context of where they are placed. This guide will walk you through uploading a floorplan and positioning sensors.

  • Open iMonnit.
  • Find  the main navigation menu and select "Maps."

  • All previously created sensor maps will display.
  • Note: If this is your first time creating a sensor map, the list will be empty. 

Adding a Sensor Map

  • To create a new sensor map, guide your mouse up to the top left-hand corner and select "Create Sensor Map."


 

  • The following page will ask you to enter a title for your new sensor map. 
  • Next you will upload a picture of your floorplan. Acceptable image formats are: bmp, gif, jpg, png, tiff.
  • Selecting "Create Map" will guide you to the Edit Sensor Map screen.
  • The following screen will be the Edit Map page. Choose the button for the sensor you want to add to the map. The button will turn green and  the sensor icon will appear on the map. You can then drag it to the designated location on the map. Secondary selection of the icon will open a menu with additional options. Once your sensors are in you the desired locations, proceed to view the map. 
  • Select the View Map tab to open a window showing your whole floorplan with the sensors. 
  • You cannot move sensors when you are on the View Map page. This can only be done on the Edit Map Page. 
  • Select the back button in the tab bar at the top of the page to be guided back to the Maps homepage.
  • Selecting "Create Map" will guide you to the Edit Sensor Map screen.
  • The following screen will be the Edit Map page. To place a sensor, choose the sensor you want to replace. The sensor will turn green and you will be allowed to place a yellow square representing the sensor where it is located on your floorplan. 
  • Select the View Map tab to open a window showing your whole floorplan with the sensors. 
  • You cannot move sensors when you are on the View Map page. This can only be done on the Edit Map Page. 
  • Select the back button in the tab bar at the top of the page to be guided back to the Maps homepage.
You have created your first map.  If you have additional floorplans for other buildings or sections you can repeat the process above.


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