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Using IIoT Dashboard nodes

Example scenario

An event needs to be organized in Berlin. The event is a demo show on turbo engines of Siemens. It is required to design an event flow to integrate to the event management application.

Objective

To display the data of an asset for a date range.

Requirements

  • A timestamp input
  • IIoT date picker node
  • IIoT asset list node
  • IIoT aspect selector node
  • IIoT TS chart node
  • Message payload

Procedure

  1. Design the event flow as shown below:

    Asset list

  2. Configure the tabs in groups:

    • IIoT date picker node
    • IIoT asset list node
    • IIoT aspect selector node
    • IIoT TS chart node
    • IIoT map To understand group and tabs configuration, refer Dashboard working layouts.
  3. Swap, shift and configure groups and tabs from the sidebar "Dashboard" window under "Layout" according to the requirements.

    Dashboard layout

    For more information, refer Dashboard layouts.

  4. Save the flow.

Result 1

Click More option in Visual Flow Creator application, and select "Open dashboard" to view the flow in Visual Flow Creator dashboard.

You will get a flow as designed:

List of assets

Select an asset, an aspect/(s) and the time range. You will be the data analysis in the chart and the asset location:

Assets

Result 2

Connect a time stamp and a message payload as shown below with the selected assest, aspect and date range as shown in Result 1:

Node flow design:

Node flow design

Flow in dashboard:

Flow in dashboard

The required information will be displayed in the message payload:

Message payload


Last update: January 22, 2024