How to use Points of Interest

Modified on Fri, 12 Nov 2021 at 03:30 PM

How to use Points of Interest

This guide explains how to create, edit and manage point of interests (POIs).

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Usage

How to create POI

1. You can create a POI right from the map

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2. Or from the POI panel by clicking on + POI button.

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Create POI Group

With Groups you can organize your POIs into different categories. These Groups can later be used on Event Rules (e.g. to create an alert when a vehicle is near/far from a POI).

1. To add a group, click select it from the advanced menu.

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2. Then click on + Group

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3. Under Details, select the options according to your needs

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4. Optional. Select the Geocoding settings if you want to use your POIs as a geocoding option (e.g. to display POIs on the reports or as addresses in the GUI when available).

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5. Optional. In this part, you can create your own POI Custom fields. Read more about POI custom fields here.

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6. Click on Save.

How to edit/remove groups

If you want to remove POI group follow these steps:

1. Enter the Advanced POI menu and select Groups

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2. When you see the available Groups, you will see the trash/edit icon to the right. 

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3. Select the group you want to remove.

Additional features in POI

Create Custom Fields

  • Create Custom Fields to add additional fields with your own data. Contact Support for more information on Custom Fields.

Import your POIs

  • You can import POIs in CSV or KML format. Follow this guide to achieve that.

Get to know the distance of your vehicles to a POI

  • You can use POIs as reverse geocoding to display, for example, the distance from the Vehicle to a POI. Contact support for more information on reverse geocoding and POI's.

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