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  1. Accept Access Key and Bucket Key as get parameters in API

    Some devices can't set HTTP headers and are limited to HTTP GET. Please support such devices by accepting all parameters in guery rather than headers and json.

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      5 comments  ·  Events Api  ·  Admin →

      The API now supports using the HTTP GET verb for sending data. This is a-typical of HTTP REST style APIs, but very convenient for many simple HTTP clients. Since GET requests cannot contain request bodies, you will have to supply data via url parameters. An example would be this:

      curl ‘https://groker.initialstate.com/api/events?accessKey=YOUR_ACCESS_KEY&bucketKey=YOUR_BUCKET_KEY&some_key=some_value&some_other_key=some_other_value’;

      This curl command doesn’t specify a verb action, and therefore uses the default HTTP GET verb. You could also paste this url into a browser and the browser will perform a GET which will send the data to that bucket.

    • Add Gauge Visualization

      Add ability to add a gauge, like
      http://justgage.com/

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        This has been added, however, it’s important to note that the gauge tile doesn’t currently support specifying a min and max, the min and max are derived from the values in the current viewed timespan. We are working on support for the ability to predefine a max and min range for a gauge tile. Enjoy!

      • A blank tile or stacking tile

        I'd like to make columns for my data points. Right now it appears tiles must be stack on the right (and probably wrap around) to the next line. I'd like a bit more free form in placement.

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        • Account removal

          How do i remove my account?

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            0 comments  ·  Web App  ·  Admin →
          • Make it brandable.

            I would like to be able to brand (my logo my customers logo and yours) a page and re-sell access to that page to my customers.
            Call me at 907-355-7881 to discuss.

            5 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Web App  ·  Admin →
            • day, week, month, year tile views

              tiles for 24h, 1 week, 1 month, 1 year - these are typically used when data is logged over a long time and days are compared to one another as are weeks and months etc...
              Additionally, if one is in one of those views you can shift forward or backward, i.e. if you are viewing a value for a month, then you can move to the previous or the next... same with the others..

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              • Ability to compare the same data point for two different time spans.

                Provide the ability to compare the same data point against itself for a different time. For example, compare the temperature from 9am to 5pm today against the same temperature for yesterday from 9am to 5pm, or energy usage for today compared to the same day last year. This would apply at least to lines and waves.

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                  Tiles Timeline has been updated with new features that include showing selected day/time as well as the ability to compare two specified time periods. See http://support.initialstate.com/knowledgebase/articles/780828-tiles-comparing-two-time-periods for details.

                  Waves has also been updated to allow comparison of two specified time periods. See http://support.initialstate.com/knowledgebase/articles/780870-waves-comparing-two-time-periods for details.

                • Timeline bar showing selected day/time

                  When dragging the timeline bar in Tiles view, it would be great if the bar showed the day/time associated with the position of the mouse (i.e. in the same way that a cursor shows the date/time when being dragged).
                  We could then display data between specific times more accurately.

                  3 votes
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                  • Allow ability to log into multiple browsers with same account

                    I would like to be able to select "remember me" when I log in to one browser, and not be de-authenticated when I log in to another browser. I have a project that would benefit from being able to have one browser on a separate machine logged in showing a visualization and still be able to access my account from another browser without logging the other browser out.

                    4 votes
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                    • Add ability to move a specific event stream (signal) to the top or bottom of the list inside a bucket

                      I'd like the ability to select an event stream (signal) inside a bucket and then quickly move it all the way to the top or all the way to the bottom of a bucket with more event streams than would be feasible to drag the event stream (signal).

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                      • JSON as input format

                        Support JSON as input format.

                        3 votes
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                          completed  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                        • Timestamps in the X axis

                          Visualize timestamps as they appears in the source.

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                          • Make the web application usable in a tablet.

                            Make the web application usable in a tablet. The UI is not responsive.

                            9 votes
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                            • Rescale Y-axis

                              Either rescale the y-axis after zooming in or provide means to do so.

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                                completed  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                              • Integrate with Particle.io: https://www.particle.io/

                                Particle.io (was Spark.io) has PHOTON, a WIFI-Arduino IoT.
                                They already have a "cloud" service to capture data from each device, as well as push technology to control and instruct devices from anywhere in the world.
                                2G/3G version is on its way, and a partner is doing Bluetooth.
                                Definitely a quick way to get started with visualizing data.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Events Api  ·  Admin →

                                  This integration is actually supported and used by some of our users. While it’s not a simple integration that can be enabled from Initial State’s own application, it is enabled by particle.io’s webhook implementation. By designing a webhook for your photon or other particle.io devices, you can have the devices send their events to particle.io (since they’ve made that really easy in their sdk) and then the webhooks can forward those events along to Initial State.

                                  You can actually check out some of the webhook syntax for sending events to Initial State at this link in the particle.io community board: https://community.particle.io/t/webhooks-defining-the-request-body-as-json-array/12263/3?u=davidsulpy

                                  Please message us if you’re having any trouble with it!

                                • Ability to monitor Aeon Energy Monitor with SmartThings integration

                                  Currently our integration supports the following device capabilities:
                                  alarm
                                  contact sensor
                                  lock
                                  motion sensor
                                  presence sensor
                                  relative humidity measurement
                                  switch
                                  switch level
                                  temperature measurement
                                  thermostat
                                  water sensor

                                  new capabilities:
                                  acceleration sensor
                                  battery
                                  beacon
                                  carbon monoxide detector
                                  color contro
                                  energy meter
                                  illuminance measurement
                                  music player
                                  power meter
                                  relay switch
                                  sleep sensor
                                  smoke detector
                                  step sensor
                                  valve

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