Available Variables in Actions

Action Configuration View » Available Variables in Actions

Think of the Action Steps as connectable parts that have an input and an output pipe. Each Step waits for incoming objects (in cv.Payload) it can then process and pass on through the output pipe to the next Step. Before processing the Step, you can Pre-Map and after…

Action Components

Action Configuration View » Action Components

An action consists of one or more steps. Each step can be populated with action components and define inputs and outputs. This section describes the different components available and explains how to use them.

Slack Files Upload

Action Configuration View » Action Components » Slack Files Upload

The Slack Files Upload action component can use the Slack API to post messages and files to a Slack channel. The authentication happens via the Slack authentication token, which you can retrieve from your Slack Admin console. The Slack Files Upload component can be…

Writing an Action

Action Configuration View » Writing an Action

Double-clicking on your Action in the Actions Overview will open your Action Editor. This is where you put your actions together. Actions consist of separate steps which you can string together, create “decision trees” and create inputs and outputs. The…

Slack Post Message

Action Configuration View » Action Components » Slack Post Message

The Slack Post Message Action Component is to post a message to Slack using the Slack API. It can be useful to debug Actions or notifying people. It can be used for sending messages to #channels as well as @people . Component…

MSTeamsPostMessage

Action Configuration View » Action Components » MSTeamsPostMessage

The MSTeamsPostMessage action component can use the Microsoft Teams API to post a message to the channel specified in the component’s properties. How to get the Incoming Webhook URL: Select “Connector” from the “More Options” menu in…

Sensor Event Triggers

Introduction » What is Gravio? » Hub Configuration View » Trigger Tab » Sensor Event Triggers

Sensor Triggers Click on the icon on the top right with the plus in the square to create a sensor-based trigger: This will open the trigger popup: Give your trigger a sensible name, we recommend to name it after the condition that triggers the…

PhilipsHue

Action Configuration View » Action Components » PhilipsHue

The Philips Hue Action Component is to send commands to a Philips Hue light device. You need to specify the color and opacity and set the IP address, user ID, and light ID. The IP address can be found by going to https://discovery.meethue.com/. With this…

Action Configuration View

Action Configuration View

The Gravio HubKits can trigger Actions. You can think of an Action like a small and simple computer program, that’s made up of Steps. Actions can be created in the Action Editor which can be opened by clicking on the Action Editor icon: You can find these…

Gravio HubKits Overview

Gravio HubKits Overview

The Gravio’s HubKit Lists view in Gravio gives you an overview of all connected Edge HubKits available. These can be software servers from Linux, Windows or Macs where you have installed the Gravio HubKit, or they can be Gravio Hub devices. For information on how…

Hub Configuration View

Introduction » What is Gravio? » Hub Configuration View

If you double click on the upper half of the Server card, you will get to the Hub Configuration view: At the top you can find a number of buttons such as: A plus sign button to create new physical Areas to group your Layers An edit button to edit an Area or…

Google Analytics Send Event

Action Configuration View » Action Components » Google Analytics Send Event

The Google AnalyticsSendEvent component sends events using the Google Analytics Measurement Protocol. For details of Measurement Protocol and parameters, please refer to this link. Checking “Debug Mode” puts you in debug mode. In debug mode, if…

Google Cloud MQTT

Appendix » Google Cloud MQTT

Here are some examples of how you can publish messages to the Google Cloud MQTT system Go to the Google Cloud console and create a project: Moving to the IoT core on Google Cloud Platform Enable the Google IoT Core API. Create a device registry Enter…

Upgrading to HubKit 4.3 on Linux / Raspberry Pi

Introduction » Installation and Setup » Upgrading to HubKit 4.3 on Linux / Raspberry Pi

To upgrade HubKit or Coordinator, please follow the procedure below. In a nutshell, we have migrated from a docker-based installation to a .deb package. This document guides you through the process of upgrading HubKit 4.2 version to 4.3 on Linux / Raspberry…

Using the Gravio Coordinator

Advanced » Using the Gravio Coordinator

Because Gravio is a distributed system consisting of either computers (macOS, Windows or Linux) running the HubKit or the Gravio Hub itself, there is a need to coordinate those edge nodes. More information about the Gravio Coordinator can be found in the Gravio…

Trigger Tab

Introduction » What is Gravio? » Hub Configuration View » Trigger Tab

In order to have a trigger, it makes sense to have an action first, that you want to trigger with your trigger. You can see how to make actions here. Once you have an action, you can start triggering it using sensor data. There are three types of…

Settings Tab

Introduction » What is Gravio? » Hub Configuration View » Settings Tab

In the Settings tab you can manage various settings aspects such as view the hubkit’s versions, backup or restore, set the base property profiles, deploy image inference models or view the disk usage space. If you have the enterprise version, you can also connect…

Setup on macOS

Introduction » Installation and Setup » Setup on macOS

Mac To use Gravio on Mac, you can install Gravio HubKit on your Mac. And you can install Gravio Studio for Mac for managing your Gravio HubKit. Run Gravio HubKit for Mac First, please download the Gravio HubKit dmg for Mac from this link. This is the Edge…

Log Viewer Tab

Introduction » What is Gravio? » Hub Configuration View » Log Viewer Tab

In the Log Viewer tab you can access or download the log files that Gravio produces. They are mainly used for debugging. The logs include: Actmgr – containing any logs the Actions and Steps produce Blemgr – Bluetooth related logs Ctrlmgr –…

Service Architecture

Introduction » Service Architecture

Gravio consists of the following application modules: Gravio Studio, a Windows, macOS and iOS application to view, edit and configure the server infrastructure. Gravio HubKit, a server software installed on the edge device (Windows, macOS or Linux) to retrieve…

WriteToExcel365

Action Configuration View » Action Components » WriteToExcel365

The WriteToExcel365 component can output data to a OneDrive in Excel format. The use of this component requires a contract and pre-configuration of Office365 for Business and OneDrive for Business. How to prepare your Microsoft account Prepare an Office365…

Exec

Action Configuration View » Action Components » Exec

The RunScript component allows you to run OS standard scripts. If Gravio Server is running on Windows it can run batch files, Linux, Raspbian and macOS can run shell scripts. If it is not Windows, you need to give execute rights to the uploaded file. The uploaded file…

Action Component Behavior

Action Configuration View » Action Component Behavior

The action component has two component variables (cv.): the input payload (cv.Payload) and the output payload (cv.Payload). You can use it as the input payload (cv.Payload) when used in Pre-Mapping and as the output payload (cv.Payload) when used in…

MQTT Publish

Action Configuration View » Action Components » MQTT Publish

The MQTT Publish Action Component allows you to publish messages to topics within an MQTT PubSub system. Output Payload Explanation cv.Payload Outputs the output payload of the previous component as is. (Pass through) Component…

Gravio Hub Led Light Status Indicators

Gravio Hub » Gravio Hub Led Light Status Indicators

The Gravio Logo on the Gravio Hub can light up in various colours and patterns. Here you can find what the colours mean and/or how you can trigger them. LED behaviour Context Meaning Comment Solid Blue Upon boot Out of the box…

Setup on Windows 10

Introduction » Installation and Setup » Setup on Windows 10

Windows 10 Installation Install Gravio Studio from the Microsoft store: https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9N5ZLBCTTTH2 Launch Gravio Studio If you don’t have an account already, create an account here by filling out this form and agreeing to the terms and…

Using the File Viewer

Action Configuration View » Using the File Viewer

Some action components in HubKit are able to read files in the actmgr/data directory and save files in that directory. Files stored in this directory can be retrieved by Gravio Studio, and local files can be uploaded to the directory by Gravio Studio. Use the…

Referring to the value of a Object variable in an Action

Action Configuration View » Referring to the value of a Object variable in an Action

If you like to refer to the value of a variable of type Object available in an action, you can access the element with a selector or square brackets connected to the variable with a dot. As an example of an Object type variable, if you use IVAR’s face…

Time Based Triggers

Introduction » What is Gravio? » Hub Configuration View » Trigger Tab » Time Based Triggers

You can create triggers that are based on times on time-related parameters such as intervals, weekdays, day-of-month, etc. To create a time-based trigger, open the +-icon with the clock on the trigger tab: You will see the following dialogue box: Give your…

General Gravio Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting » General Gravio Troubleshooting

Symptom Explanation Remedy Comments Gravio Studio is not behaving as expected Gravio Server connection is unstable or Gravio Server is not running Ensure that there is a stable connection between Gravio Studio and the Server is…

Adding Physical Sensor Devices

Introduction » What is Gravio? » Hub Configuration View » Device Tab » Adding Physical Sensor Devices

Gravio is built in a way that allows us to easily extend new sensor families. On the website https://www.gravio.com/product#Gravio-Rent you can see a range of hardware sensors Gravio supports off the shelf. If you require other sensors to be connected, please do not…

Connecting your Gravio Hub to the Network

Gravio Hub » Connecting your Gravio Hub to the Network

The Network Setup Process The first time you plug the Gravio Hub into a power source, it will create a wireless network. Use any device with a browser to connect to that Wifi Network: Log in using the password graviohub Now open your browser and enter the URL…

Software Sensors

Introduction » What is Gravio? » Hub Configuration View » Device Tab » Software Sensors

Gravio also supports software sensors. An example for a software sensor could be a camera that detects how many people are in a room and triggers certain Actions if certain thresholds are reached. These sensors are created using software and artificial intelligence…