Initial State Support Documentation

Learn how to get started and make the most of our visualization and streaming tools

Knowledge Base

  1. Getting Started 

    1. Tutorials, Tips, Integrations, & New Stuff
    2. Introduction to Data Streaming
    3. How to Stream Events via RESTful API
    4. How to Stream Events in Python
    5. How to Stream Events in an Arduino Sketch
  2. Quick Tutorial Videos 

    1. Introductory Tour of Initial State (12:00)
    2. From Login to Live Data Stream in 2 Minutes (2:00)
    3. Directly Interfacing the Events API Demo (3:14)
    4. Tiles: Comparing Two Time Periods (1:17)
    5. Waves: Using Cursors (0:30)
  3. Tiles 

    1. Tiles: Introduction
    2. Tiles: Resizing and Moving
    3. Tiles: Change a Tile Data View Type
    4. Tiles: Data View Options
    5. Tiles: Add a Tile
  4. Waves 

    1. Waves: Introduction
    2. Waves: Keyboard Shortcuts
    3. Waves: How Different Types of Data are Drawn
    4. Waves: Change Between Spark Lines, Pins, and Labels
    5. Waves: Zooming and Panning
  5. Lines 

    1. Lines: Introduction
    2. Lines: Keyboard Shortcuts
    3. Lines: Load Last 24 Hours, 1 Day, 1 Week, etc.
  6. Data Buckets 

    1. Bucket Shelf: Introduction
    2. Creating a Data Bucket
    3. Sharing a Data Bucket
    4. Deleting a Data Bucket
    5. Renaming a Data Bucket
  7. Streaming 

    1. Using the Events API
    2. Streamer Concepts: Event Stream
    3. Streamer Concepts: Buckets
    4. Streamer Concepts: Access Key
    5. API: Rate and Bandwidth Limitations for Non-Enterprise Accounts
  8. Triggers 

    1. Triggers: Adding a Trigger
    2. Triggers: Getting Started (Step-By-Step Test)
  9. Real-Time Expressions 

    1. Real-Time Expressions: Introduction
    2. Real-Time Expressions: Filter Out Unwanted Data
    3. Real-Time Expressions: Unit Conversion
    4. Real-Time Expressions: Mathematically Combine Multiple Data Streams
    5. Real-Time Expressions: Smooth Out a Noisy Line Graph
  10. Files 

    1. Uploading Files
    2. Supported File Formats
    3. Visualize a File without Uploading
    4. Export Data to CSV File
  11. Mobile 

    1. Mobile: Introduction
    2. Mobile: Add Icon to iOS Home Screen
  12. SmartThings Integration 

    1. SmartThings Integration
    2. SmartThings: Troubleshooting the Integration
    3. SmartThings: Create Multiple Dashboards/Views
    4. SmartThings: Add Units and/or an Emoji to Displayed Data (e.g. 70°F)
    5. SmartThings: Smooth Out and Pretty Up Temperature Tiles
  13. Pricing 

    1. Pricing Tiers
    2. Changing Your Plan
    3. Payment Invoices
    4. Billing
  14. Webinars 

    1. Intro to the Initial State IOT Data Streamer 12/16/14
    2. Initial State Tour 9/9/14
  15. All articles 

    1. Using the Events API
    2. Intro to the Initial State IOT Data Streamer 12/16/14
    3. Waves: Introduction
    4. Lines: Introduction
    5. Bucket Shelf: Introduction
    134 articles 

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