Category Archives: Did You Know

Did You Know? Troubleshoot Custom Stream Connections

So you’ve decided that you want to use Initial State (because it’s the best, duh!) to view and manipulate your data, but you’re working with a device or system that can’t use our Python or NodeJS libraries. Or maybe you don’t feel like using those languages. Either way, it’s all good. Did you know that … Continue reading Did You Know? Troubleshoot Custom Stream Connections

Introducing Geofenced Triggers

You can now setup a geofenced trigger for a data stream containing latitude/longitude coordinates. Whenever an asset enters or leaves the programmed geofence, set by a latitude/longitude coordinate center plus a specified radius, a trigger action will fire. This post goes through a step-by-step example of setting up a geofence and testing trigger alerts by sending location data … Continue reading Introducing Geofenced Triggers

Did You Know? Real-Time Expressions Just Got More Powerful and Affordable

Did you know that real-time expressions just got even more powerful and affordable? Map Operator The map operator, :, has been added to the list of supported operators available in real-time expressions. This operator allows you to map specific values or value ranges in a data stream to constants or even values from another data … Continue reading Did You Know? Real-Time Expressions Just Got More Powerful and Affordable

Did You Know? Measure Energy Costs in Real-Time + New Power Features

Compute Energy Costs in Real-Time Did you know that a new Summary (statistics) tile type is now available? The Total tile type gives you the ability to add up the total of each value in a data stream for a selected time range. There is also an option to add up each value multiplied by the … Continue reading Did You Know? Measure Energy Costs in Real-Time + New Power Features

Did You Know? Duplicate Data Bucket Views and More

Did you know that you can now create multiple dashboards/views from a single data bucket (more info)? This gives you the freedom to separate out different functions into different views or simply create a new view to play around with. You can use this new feature to play around with other new features: Add units and … Continue reading Did You Know? Duplicate Data Bucket Views and More

Major Release: Real-Time Expressions

Several months ago, we developed an alpha version of expressions to allow you to manipulate, transform, and filter data inside of Waves. Today, we released a completely revamped, more powerful version of our expression engine that we think you are going to find ridiculously useful. A few of the changes: Expressions are now real-time, updating … Continue reading Major Release: Real-Time Expressions

Did You Know? Real-Time Statistic Tiles

Did you know that you can now display real-time statistics on your Tiles dashboard? Set a tile to display numerical average, min, max, median, and more using the new Summary tile. All statistics are calculated in real-time as data is streamed in. You can also use the Summary tile to instantly calculate statistics for data … Continue reading Did You Know? Real-Time Statistic Tiles

Did You Know errr Notice? Waves Saves and Responsive Gauges

Did you know that now you can choose from one of three types of gauge views by simply resizing the tile? A square or near-square tile dimension will show a half-circle gauge. A short, wide rectangle dimension will show a single, horizontal bar gauge. A tall, narrow dimension will show a vertical bar gauge. You can read up … Continue reading Did You Know errr Notice? Waves Saves and Responsive Gauges