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Smart Location Overview

Smart Location feature allows you to reflect the whole structure of your locations, buildings and floors in Kio Cloud in order to enable location services for them. This is a required step to be able to place your devices on a map and start your journey with Kio Location Services.

Add Location

Note

Make sure your devices are already added to your account. Add devices to your account

This section explains, how to create locatio, building, floor and rooms.

Create Location

Location is collection of buildings, you can have multiple locations created. Go to Smart Location -> Locations List and click Add Location button.

Enter the following information:

  • Name of your location
  • Address
  • Description
  • You can also upload Location thumbnail that will be shown on your location list.

Create Building

After your first location is created, you can start adding building, similar to location you can have multiple buildings in one location.

Create a Building

Enter the following information:

  • Name of your building
  • Address
  • Description
  • You can also upload Location thumbnail that will be shown on your location list.
  • Draw building outline on map on the right side of the screen.

Create Floor Plan

After you have created your location and building, its a time to create your floor plan. This section explains how to create a floor, draw floor outline and create rooms.

Create new floor

Go to Smart Location -> Locations List -> Select Location -> Select Building -> Click on Add Floor button

Create a floor

Enter the following information:

  • Name of floor
  • Level
  • Upload floor plan

Draw floor outline

Now, system will move you to floor outline editor.

You can see that grid of dots is added on the top of floor plan you uploaded, use this grid to draw your floor outline, click on rectangle or polygon tool to start drawing your building outline.

Note

You can always change grid density or disable it if it doesn't suits on your floor plan.

Set the dimensions

After floor outline is drawn, system will display a prompt to set your building dimensions.

Important

Please put the dimensions of an outline you just drown.

Draw rooms

Next step is to draw rooms inside a floor outline you just created. Please review if the outline is drawn correctly and click Save and Continue, Floor editor will move you to Room drawing tool. Room drawing tool is very similar to Floor outline editor. Start drawing your first room.

Enter the following information:

  • Name of the room
  • Room number
  • Portal Beam MAC Address

Info

Room numbers are very important for Kontakt.io Badge device. You can add you Poral Beams to the rooms at this stage if theay are already installed in rooms.

Continue drawing your room outlines, remember to set correct room numbers. When all your rooms are drown, click on Save and Continue.

Room editor

Add devices

Now location setup is complete, please see others section to learn how to place devices on map: