The WiFi Sensor Software for use with WiFi-500 Sensor Series devices is available as a free download. This easy-to-use software application allows users to set up a WiFi connection, set the sample rate and WiFi data transmission rate, and set alarms and temperature scale.
Support for Multiple Devices
Multiple devices can be set up for storing data on either a PC or on the Cloud.
The maximum number of devices supported for PC data stored depends on the capabilities of the PC.
The maximum number of devices supported for Cloud data storage depends on the type of Cloud account being used.
Sampling and Transmission Rates
Use the WiFi Sensor Software to configure a device with sample rates ranging from 10 seconds to 12 hours, depending on the application and length of data collection needed. The sample rate controls the rate at which data is acquired and stored on the sensor.
Users can also set how often the sensor transmits data to the host computer. Transmission rates range from every one minute to every 24 hours.
The sample rate and transmission rate settings work together to determine how often data is transmitted to the host PC or Cloud account. For example, if the sample transmission frequency is set to 1 minute and the sample rate is set to 10 seconds, the sensor transmits six samples to the computer every minute (60 seconds ÷ 10 seconds = 6 samples).
Viewing Sensor Settings and Readings
Users can select from among all WiFi-500 Sensor Series devices that were configured on the same computer or Cloud account and perform the following operations over WiFi:
view logged data in graph or tabular format
export logged data to .csv or .pdf
export graph to .jpg or .pdf
export data and graph to Excel® (PC interface only)
change sensor settings
display sensor properties
delete sensor readings
reset sensor alarm state
mute audible software alarm (PC interface only)
delete a sensor from the WiFi software/network
download data over USB if WiFi connection is not available
On the Cloud, users can also perform the following operations:
set up email alerts for alarms, AC power outage, low battery charge, loss of network connection, and other device-specific problems
display and export an audit trail to provide a documentary record of changes (depends on type of Cloud account)
print a graph
Graphs on both the PC and Cloud interface display the following data:
relative humidity samples
high and low temperature alarm settings
high and low relative humidity alarm settings
The PC interface graph also displays dew point.
Once a graph is displayed, users can zoom in and out to view select data segments. Whole data log sessions or segments of a session can be saved to comma-delimited text file (.txt). Data and graph can also be exported for immediate display in Microsoft® Excel®.