Here's a 3 minute video overview on how to register and configure your Wireless Edge Device through the MachineMetrics Mobile App:
As a first step, you will need to download the MachineMetrics Edge Setup Application from the App Store. This requires an iOS device, such as an iPhone or an iPad. Android devices will be supported in the near future.
Download the MachineMetrics Mobile Application:
1.) The app can be found by typing “MachineMetrics” or “Edge Devices Setup” in the search field.
2.) Once you have located it, tap the ‘get button’ to download and install the application.
3.) Once the app has fully downloaded, click on the icon to open it.
4.) Login to the mobile application using your MachineMetrics credentials.
The Edge Device Setup app scans for Edge devices using bluetooth, so be sure that bluetooth capabilities are turned on before scanning for devices. Since the app uses bluetooth to connect to the Edge Device, it is not necessary for an edge device to be connected directly into an ethernet port, it only needs to be powered on.
Locate your Edge Device:
1.) Tap "Start Scanning" to find any provisioned Edge devices in range.
2.) If the scan does not discover any device, double check that your Edge Device is turned on. If the mobile app is still not locating your edge device, please contact machinemetrics support.
3.) Once the app discovers any Edge Devices within range, it will display the device’s serial number. The number displayed on the app is identical to the serial number printed on the underside of the Edge Device.
4.) Tap the serial number on the screen to proceed with the configuration.
Edge Device Setup:
After selecting your Edge Device, the next screen gives you the option to set the name of the edge device as it will display on the MachineMetrics Browser Application. We recommend that the name be set to the serial number printed on the underside of the device.
1.) Enter the name of your edge device as you would prefer it to be displayed.
2.) Tap on Choose a Company.
3.) Your company name will appear on the next screen.
4.) Click on your company name to complete your Edge Device Registration.
Choose a Wireless Network:
Once you select your company, you will be redirected back to the 'Device Settings' screen. Select the Configure Wireless option.
Please Note: This article covers how register an Edge Device with a wireless connection. If your edge devices are connected via ethernet, please reference our article on Ethernet Edge Device Registration.
1.) You will see a list of available WiFi networks. Your preferred wireless network should appear listed.
Please Note: If you don't see your preferred network listed, confirm that your preferred network is within range of your edge device. You can do so by seeing if the network is discoverable on another device, such as a cell phone. If the network is available on another device, please confirm that your edge device's antennae are securely connected. Of your wireless network still is not appearing in the application's found networks, consider using antenna extension cables to place the antennae at a more suitable location.
2.) Select your preferred wireless network.
3.) Once the network is selected, enter your case-sensitive Wireless credentials and tap the Join Network button.
4.) If you have entered the proper credentials, you will see a screen which reads ‘success.’ Tap the Done button to complete your registration.
You are now ready to add your machine to your MachineMetrics Dashboard.