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Jul

20

2015

Command Tags

We are introducing Command Tags, a way to organize your commands and give different roles access to commands in a certain tag.

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Jun

16

2015

How to combine Custom variables and Device mapper scripting

In this guide we want to demonstrate a real-life use of custom variables and device mapper scripting. Device mapper scripting can solve problems of the sort "If I have one or more input signals from my GPS device and I want to decide what to do in the output using different formulas". On the other side, Custom Fields allow us to assign non-standard properties to our vehicles/units like registration number, fuel tank size, vehicle color, etc. A practical case using both solutions would be for example if we have different fuel tanks in different vehicles (vehicles can have different fuel tank sizes). How can I adapt the fuel level signals to display the correct values (liters for example) for my fleet?. The difference between non-linear mapping is that in this case we will use a vehicle property and a GPS input to generate the correct output.

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Jun

15

2015

Adding Parameters and Time Periods in your reports

If you want to customize certain reports like Breadcrumb (BC1000) or Maintenance Service History (MT1000) you may want to add to them the possibility to select Tags instead of a single vehicle/unit. Another possibility could be to add a time period to the Maintenance report where this is not included by default. To do both things we are going to use as a reference the Maintenance Service History report. Follow these steps:

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May

28

2015

ArcGIS GeoEvent Processor Integration

The integration between ArcGIS GeoEvent Processor and GpsGate Server allows to pull vehicles latest position from GpsGate Server and use it within an ArcGIS Server. This integration will only pull changes, therefore, you will only receive data if a vehicle position updated/changed since last pull.

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May

13

2015

How to create a list of different Event Rules in one column

We will show you how to create a variation of the classic EV1000 Event Rule with a few modifications. A common request is how to list each event in one column without splitting the report by vehicle/driver. This is helpful to see at once what events have occurred during a selected period for the selected tags.

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Apr

09

2015

How to add a Driver to GpsGate

This guide will show you the steps to setup your driver identification in your GpsGate Server platform. A driver is just a normal user in GpsGate. A driver does not require a license. You can generate reports in the exact same way for drivers as for vehicles. To generate a driver identification event in the platform need to use Event Rules.

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Apr

09

2015

Link Scripts

We are introducing Links, a new framework for connecting vehicles with items or users through time. While it was already possible to link a driver to a vehicle using Event Rules, Link Scripts enable tracking passengers, cargo, or any other custom kind of association of an item to a vehicle where the target information denotes that an “item was somehow connected to the vehicle from (start time) to (end time)”.

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