i4connected Knowledgebase 5.6

Sites Map

Abstract

The Sites Map panel helps the user to understand the global context of the sites of a customer, by visualising them on a dedicated map.

This article describes the Sites Map functionality from the i4connected portal.

The Sites Map helps the user to understand the global context of the customer's sites, by visualising them on a dedicated map. The Sites Map panel is available using the dedicated Sites Map tile, in the Overview section of the i4connected portal. The panel consists the map with sites and the sites filter.

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The Sites Map panel

The scope of the Sites Map is to allow the user to view the exact location of all the sites he has access to, filter them and open the Sites detailed view mode for further actions.

The central part of the Sites Map panel is the actual sites map. The map displays the sites at their actual locations, based on geographical coordinates, allowing the user to see the sites location at any zoom level.

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The map view

The map automatically clusters nearby sites at low zoom levels and gradually increases the details as the user zooms in on the map, up to the point where each individual site is visible.

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The map view focused on Sites

The sites are represented by pins on the map, which the user can select in order to view more information about the site. The opened Site pop-up dialog features the followings:

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The Site pop-up dialog opened in SIte map panel

  • Site's general information such as the Site photo, name, type and address;

  • Site's health information such as the amount of open alarms of the selected site;

  • Site details button opening a separate panel providing more information about the Site, such as:

    • The Site's Application mapping

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      Tip

      For more details about the Site's Application mappings, please also visit the Sites management article.

    • The Site's details panel

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The sites map provides several map layers, which the user can select from the bottom-right layers button.

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Map layers

There are two layers categories available:

The Base layers

The Base layers represent the actual map images, as follows:

  • Mapnik - map provider.

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    Mapnik view

  • Night view - the night time map, available only for high-level maps (not available when zoomed in)

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    Night view

  • MapBox - map provider

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    MapBox view

The Overlay layers

The Overlay layers represent the layers that can be added on top of the base layers and on top of each other, as follows:

  • Clouds - applies the cloud overlay.

  • Precipitation - precipitation overlay

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    Precipitation overlay

  • Wind - wind speed overlay

  • Sunlight - sunlight overlay for global scale

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    Sunlight overlay