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    Ltek, has a specials manners lol. Do not take this in the literal sense

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  • sooty
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    Originally posted by Ltek View Post

    sooty Really should be an error message of some sort, not just a lack of activity.
    Not saving known locations containing an apostrophe was a small error on my part and is fixed in versions >= 3.0.0.50.
    The fact that it didn't display an error message in the GUI when it failed to save the known location (although it did write an error to the HS3 log) was an omission on my part and is also fixed in versions >= 3.0.0.50.

    Originally posted by Ltek View Post
    also, more UI suggestions...

    Very annoying that when we enter something into the plugin, the entire screen refreshes and kicks us out of the Plugin screens
    Navigation tabs at the top of the plugin pages would be nice to quickly navigate to other pages instead of scrolling through the HS3 UI drop-downs again.
    Which part of the plug-in's GUI are you referring to where "the entire screen refreshes and kicks us out of the Plugin screens" ?

    Remember:
    This is a beta and it is very likely that there will be errors and / or omissions.

    Paul..

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  • Ltek
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    Originally posted by mikesnook View Post
    look in the homeseer log. it probably doesn't like the " ' " you have in the name field.
    You got it.

    sooty Really should be an error message of some sort, not just a lack of activity.

    also, more UI suggestions...

    Very annoying that when we enter something into the plugin, the entire screen refreshes and kicks us out of the Plugin screens
    Navigation tabs at the top of the plugin pages would be nice to quickly navigate to other pages instead of scrolling through the HS3 UI drop-downs again.

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  • mikesnook
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    Originally posted by Ltek View Post
    I cant add Known Locations... I enter the data, click SAVE but nothing happens? Refreshing KL screen only shows 'Home'?
    look in the homeseer log. it probably doesn't like the " ' " you have in the name field.

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  • Ltek
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    I cant add Known Locations... I enter the data, click SAVE but nothing happens? Refreshing KL screen only shows 'Home'?
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  • nunoary
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    Originally posted by sooty View Post

    Do you have the EGI app configured for both Geofence and Tracking?

    If you have configured both URL's in EGI, then hitting the glasses icon on a server profile should result in 2 success messages.
    If you get both, then the URL's are configured correctly.

    If you want to use the tracking feature then you need to configure it to start / stop as you enter / exit geofences.

    Paul..

    Thanks Paul,

    I needed to configure the start/stop location tracking. Now the tracking device already updates.

    Tomorrow I will do more tests to better understand the operation, I think today I have been able to better understand the operation of the fences with the localization.
    That is why I can better understand the advantage of having implemented the "known locations",and not having to replicate the same geofences in all in each device.

    Good job.

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  • racerfern
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    If you want to use the tracking feature then you need to configure it to start / stop as you enter / exit geofences.
    I have bread crumb trails but only from when I leave home until I arrive at work. The rest of the day until I get back home I have no crumbs.

    Each fence is setup the same way. 4 minute interval and to track on entering zone and exiting zone. But when I get to my second zone (work) I get no more hits. I have four fences, home, work, an exit not too far from home and a Home Depot.

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  • sooty
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    Originally posted by nunoary View Post
    Hi,

    I can't seem to get data from EGZ into PHL2. Using V2.48 with MyHs setup.

    I am sure everything is well configured, however the data is not automatically sent from the application on the phone to the plugin. It only updates the devices when I press the glasses in the mobile app. I'm not sure what's missing here.


    I want to thank you both for the excellent work you are doing with this plugin.
    Do you have the EGI app configured for both Geofence and Tracking?

    If you have configured both URL's in EGI, then hitting the glasses icon on a server profile should result in 2 success messages.
    If you get both, then the URL's are configured correctly.

    If you want to use the tracking feature then you need to configure it to start / stop as you enter / exit geofences.

    Paul..

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  • sooty
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    Originally posted by Ltek View Post
    Questions...

    V2 removed Walking/Driving Distance... Why? I thought driving distance was useful.

    Will you be posting in the HS3 Updater? Would make it so much easier for users to install/update.

    thx for the fantastic work.
    As Randy mentioned, It does have driving distance and time to the "Home" location but not to other Known Locations. This was done to reduce the number of 3rd party API calls.

    Driving / Walking Time / Distance uses 3rd party API calls. If for example you had 10 known locations then to do both driving and walking would be 20 calls per position update. If you had 2 users with frequent location updates then this can result in a lot of calls which coupled with all the other API calls can very quickly exceed the usage allowances of basic or free API keys.

    When users start seeing warning log messages because API calls are rejected due to exceeding limits or the street address isn't updating etc, then my inbox starts filling up with messages from disgruntled folks

    Yes, the plan is to get it in the HS3 updater as soon as we're happy its stable enough for mass consumption.

    Paul..

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  • nunoary
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    Hi,

    I can't seem to get data from EGZ into PHL2. Using V2.48 with MyHs setup.

    I am sure everything is well configured, however the data is not automatically sent from the application on the phone to the plugin. It only updates the devices when I press the glasses in the mobile app. I'm not sure what's missing here.


    I want to thank you both for the excellent work you are doing with this plugin.

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  • Ltek
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    rprade thx, the online docs said no miles/mins just installed V2 .49

    sooty ... one suggestion. It is very confusing to use name 'DeviceID' to mean both the Unique User ID (Fences) and HS3 Device (Tracking). Changing the UI (and docs) to name them differently might be good

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  • randy
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    Originally posted by Ltek View Post
    Questions...

    V2 removed Walking/Driving Distance... Why? I thought driving distance was useful.

    Will you be posting in the HS3 Updater? Would make it so much easier for users to install/update.

    thx for the fantastic work.
    V2 will remain a manual update until this early beta is finished. Paul hopes to get it into the updater when it is in full production. The first draft of the user manual was just completed yesterday. V2 has driving time and driving distance to Home. They were added around V42. If you created your position devices on an earlier version, go to the root and "Rebuild Child Devices" under the PHL tab.

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  • Ltek
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    Questions...

    V2 removed Walking/Driving Distance... Why? I thought driving distance was useful.

    Will you be posting in the HS3 Updater? Would make it so much easier for users to install/update.

    thx for the fantastic work.

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  • racerfern
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    If all you are interested in is GeoFences then don't put anything into the tracking URL.
    Actually, I "think" all I'm interested in is tracking since that will have timestamps.

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  • drparker151
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    Originally posted by racerfern View Post
    .....Is there any advantage to using both Geofence and Tracking?
    These are two different use cases. Geofence will track the entry too and exit from known locations that you setup. Tracking will track and can also store the history of the current location of a device. So if my daughter says she going over to Emily's and then the library. I can see that she actually first went to the mall and then over to Ben's. If all you are interested in is GeoFences then don't put anything into the tracking URL.

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