Our team is constantly working on further upgrading the system capabilities; we are excited to present our latest addition on the web application, Geo-fencing feature!

Using Geo-fencing, the Monitoring Center can be informed of whether a Checkpoint is scanned by the Guard within its
pre-defined area or not!

You can manage Geo-fencing for some checkpoint by following the steps below:

  • Login to the Web Application
  • Navigate to Company  Check Points
  • Select the target checkpoint from the list of available checkpoints, and press the “Edit” link
  • Insert the “Latitude” and “Longitude” values (in order to define where the checkpoint will be physically placed)
  • Insert the “Geofence Radius” value (in order to define the acceptable circle area for the Guard location when scanning the target checkpoint)
    Note1: Radius is measured in meters.
    Note2: Various factors should be considered when setting the radius: the Guards device location accuracy, the checkpoints’ physical location (surroundings, buildings, terrain..) etc – so you may have to tune this value accordingly!
  • Check the “Geofence Enabled” checkbox
  • Finally, press on “Save” button

Geo-fencing on the target checkpoint has been set-up! Now, every time a Guard scans it, you can check whether the
Guard was within or out of the defined area!
 This can be seen on the Events Browser:

 Select the target checkpoint Scan Event from the Events panel
Press on “View Details” button, to open a pop-up screen with details about the target Event
Field “Geofence Status” will display one of the following values:
– Within Range (if the Guard location was within the set radius of the checkpoint scanned)
– Out of Range (if the Guard location was out of the radius of the checkpoint scanned)
– Disabled (if Geo-fencing for the checkpoint scanned is disabled)

 

We hope that you will enjoy Geo-fencing!

For more details on QR-Patrol, feel free to contact our sales team.

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