26.07.17 Things are live


We added Things as a new endpoint

Definition

Things (as in Internet of Things) defines a tangible item such as construction equipment, Cars / Service Vans, boats, Kitchen appliances, etc. Things can consist of multiple child things such as components installed in larger machinery (eg. a oil pump installed in a trucklift) Things can have a fixed location (typically fixed installed equipment) or be location independent (moving cars, or rented construction equipment)

GSGroup Context

In GSGroup, we connect Sensors (GPS / Temperature / etc.) to things, in order to track them. We use this information for Fleet management, Driver log, order planning just to mention a few. Things also play a vital part in service management, where they can be ressources, or the subject in service contractual commitments.