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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 983 below:

Figure 983

SITES Radio Button

2.Either:

From the Graphical View, click on the View live data icon in the required Site's field. See Figure 984 below:

Figure 984

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 985 below:

Figure 985

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 986 below:

Figure 986

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 987 below:

Figure 987
 
 Sites Drop Down List View Live Data Window
 

3.In the Live View window, select View Data from the top menu bar. See Figure 988 below:

Figure 988

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 988 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 989 below:

Figure 989

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 990 below:

Figure 990

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 991 below:

Figure 991

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 992 below:
 
Figure 992
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 993 below:

Figure 993

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 994 below:

Figure 994

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 994 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 995 below:

Figure 995

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 996 below:

Figure 996

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 997 below:

Figure 997

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 998 below:

Figure 998

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 999 below:
 
Figure 999
Pie Chart Window OLD

To View Sensor Data for a Sensor Group

1.Check the SENSOR GROUPS radio button at the top of the Home page. See Figure 1000 below:

Figure 1000

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 1001 below:

Figure 1001

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 1002 below:

Figure 1002

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 1003 below:

Figure 1003

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 1004 below:

Figure 1004

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 1005 below:

Figure 1005

Sensor Information Popup

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