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Viewing Sensor Data

This section will guide you through all aspects of viewing Sensor/Transmitter data.

Viewing Sensor Data for a Site

Viewing Sensor Data for a Sensor Group

Viewing Sensor Data for a Site

1.Check the SITES radio button at the top of the Home page. See Figure 979 below:

Figure 979

SITES Radio Button

2.Either:

From the Graphical View, click on the View live data icon in the required Site's field. See Figure 980 below:

Figure 980

View Live Data Icon Graphical View

Or:

From the Table View, click on the Graph icon adjacent to the required Site in the View Data column. See Figure 981 below:

Figure 981

Table View Sensors2

In both cases, a Live View window for the selected Site is displayed, showing the Sensors associated with the first Zone listed. See Figure 982 below:

Figure 982

Live View Window2

       To select another Zone, click here.

Note: You can display another Site's Sensors in the Live View window by selecting the required Site from the drop-down list at the top left of the window. Figure 983 below:

Figure 983
 
 Sites Drop Down List View Live Data Window
 

3.In the Live View window, select View Data from the top menu bar. See Figure 984 below:

Figure 984

Live Graph Plan Pie Drop Down Menu

From the drop-down menu, you have a choice of three data viewing options for the selected Site:

Live View

Graph View

Plan View

Pie Chart View

See Figure 984 above

Live View

To View Live Data from a Zone's Sensors:

1.Click on Live View in the View Data drop-down menu.

The Live View entry in the drop-down menu is expanded to display a list of all Zones associated with the selected Site. See Figure 985 below:

Figure 985

Live View Expanded

2.Click on the required Zone's name from the displayed list.

A Live View [Site name] window is displayed, showing live data  relating to the Sensors associated with the selected Zone. See Figure 986 below:

Figure 986

Live View Winodw Name Highlighted OLD

Note:For earlier versions of EMS, the Site Name may not be shown at the top of the window.

The following additional information is also displayed for each displayed Sensor:

Alarm Status

Door Alarm

Battery Level

3.In the displayed Live View [Site name] window -

Either:

Double click on a Sensor's name in the Sensor Name column.

Or:

Click on the Graph icon in the Data column for the required Sensor.

The Chart View window for the selected Sensor is displayed. See Figure 987 below:

Figure 987

Chart View Window

Note:For earlier versions of EMS, the Chart View window may have a slightly different appearance with different functionality available. See Figure 988 below:
 
Figure 988
Chart View Window OLD

Graph View

To Access a Graph View of Sensor Readings for the selected Zone:

1.Click on Graph View in the View Data drop-down menu.

The Graph View entry in the drop-down menu is expanded to display a list of all Zones associated with the selected Site. See Figure 989 below:

Figure 989

View Data Graph View

2.Click on the required Zone's name from the displayed list.

A Chart View [Zone name] window is displayed, showing a graph with traces/lines representing data from each Sensor associated with the selected Zone. See Figure 990 below:

Figure 990

View Sensor Data Graph View

By default, data from all Sensors associated with the selected Zone is displayed in the Graph View window. To remove a Sensor's data display from the Graph Window, untick its box in the key below the chart. See Figure 990 above

Plan View

To Access a Plan View of a Zone's Sensors:

1.Click on Plan View from the drop-down menu.

The Plan View entry in the drop-down menu is expanded to display a list of all Zones associated with the selected Site. See Figure 991 below:

Figure 991

Plan View Expanded Live View Drop Down

2.Click on the required Zone's name from the displayed list.

A Plan View [Zone Name] window is displayed, showing a Plan view of the location of the selected Zone's Sensors and other  information relating to the Sensors associated with the selected Zone. See Figure 992 below:

Figure 992

Plan View - 1

Holding the mouse pointer over a Sensor displays a pop-up window listing its name and the Zone it is associated with.

Pie Chart

To Access a Pie Chart of Sensor Readings:

2.Click on Pie Chart View from the drop-down menu.

The Pie Chart View entry in the drop-down menu is expanded to display a list of all Zones associated with the selected Site. See Figure 993 below:

Figure 993

Pie Chart Expanded Live View Drop Down

3.Click on the required Zone's name from the displayed list.

A Pie Chart [Zone name] window is displayed, showing the percentage of Sensor readings, associated with the selected Zone, that are within or outside pre-defined ranges of values. See Figure 994 below:

Figure 994

Pie Chart Interface

Note: For earlier versions of EMS, the Pie Chart window may have a slightly different appearance, with different functionality available.
See Figure 995 below:
 
Figure 995
Pie Chart Window OLD

To View Sensor Data for a Sensor Group

Note: A Sensor Group is only visible to the User who created it and cannot be shared with or made visible to other Users.

1.Check the SENSOR GROUPS radio button at the top of the Home page. See Figure 996 below:

Figure 996

SENSOR GROUPS Radio Button

2.Either:

From the Graphical View, click on the View live data icon in the required Sensor Group's field. See Figure 997 below:

Figure 997

View Live Data Icon Graphical View

Or:

From the Table View, click on the Graph icon adjacent to the required Sensor Group in the View Data column. See Figure 998 below:

Figure 998

Table View Sensor Groups

A Live View [Sensor group name] window is displayed, showing live data  relating to the Sensors associated with the selected Sensor Group. See Figure 999 below:

Figure 999

Dashboard Icon

Note: You can display another Sensor Group's associated Sensors in the Live View window by selecting the required Sensor Group from the drop-down list at the top left of the window. See Figure below:
 
Sensor Group dropdown
 

The following additional  information is also displayed for each displayed Sensor:

Alarm Status

Door Alarm

Battery Level

3.Either:

Double click on a Sensor's name in the Sensor Name column.

The Live Chart [Sensor name] window for the selected Sensor is displayed in a new window.

Or:

Click on the relevant Graph icon in the Data column of the Live View [Sensor group name] window.

The Live Chart [Sensor name] window for the selected Sensor is displayed within the existing window.

See Figure 1000 below:

Figure 1000

Live Chart-Sensor Name

Sensor Information

Letting the mouse pointer hover over a Sensor Name in the Live View Table displays information in a popup window relating to the selected Sensor regarding Location, Alarms, Date and Time, Battery, Sensor Status etc. See Figure 1001 below:

Figure 1001

Sensor Information Popup

Click on the x or move the mouse pointer away from the Sensor's Name to close the popup window.