Enable Sensor UI

Where sensors are installed, the Sensor Management User Interface provides an interface to plot the sensors on the floor map.
This will enable custom zone capacity and enhanced capacity reporting via the zones.
The Sensor Management User Interface is able to plot the following types of sensors:


  • Administrator access to your PlaceOS Backoffice
  • A Valid Org, Building and Zone Configuration

Enable the Sensor Extension

The first step is to enable the sensor extension.
  1. 1.
    In PlaceOS Backoffice Navigate to the Admin Tab
  2. 2.
    Under PlaceOS Admin select Extensions
    Admin Extensions
  3. 3.
    Select a Domain and Click Add Extension
    Extensions Domain
  4. 4.
    Configure the new extension as below:
  • Type: zones
  • Name: Sensors
  • URL:{{map_id}}
  1. 1.
    Click Add Condition and add the following condition:
  • Condition Field: map_id
  • Operation: truthy
    Sensors Config
  1. 1.
    Click Add
    Extension Added
The Extension is now enabled.
After completing this step you will need to refresh Backoffice to enable the extension.

Using The Sensor Manager

Once enabled, you can place sensors on the floor maps of Level Zones.
  1. 1.
    Navigate to Zones and select a zone with a tag of level
  2. 2.
    In the options bar you will now see the Sensors option
    Sensor Menu
  3. 3.
    Select the Sensors tab.
    Sensor View
You will now be able to select sensors from the list and place them according to their physical location on the map.