The Notifications step of the Device Setup allows the user to create notifications based on device events. Notification options differ between device models. Below are a list of possible notification types.
- If you do not see one of the notification options listed below, your device may not support the event type.
- Notifications are NOT global settings, each device will have separate notification settings. Therefore, if you setup a notification for one device, these settings will not apply to any other device.
Getting to the Device Setup page:
To get to the Device Setup follow the instructions below:
- Login to the Datablaze Web Portal at https://my.datablaze.com.
- Click the menu icon at the top left of the screen, then select "Devices".
- From the Device List, click on the name of the device you would like to setup.
- From the Device Dashboard, click the menu icon at the top left of the screen, then select "Setup" under the Device header.
- Next, click "4 Notifications" in the wizard header.
- To enable a notification check the "Enable" box in the notification card.
- Then, select a "Trigger" event to be alerted on. For example, Geofence alerts can be triggered by IN VIOLATION, ALL CLEAR, or Any Change. Selecting Any Change for any of the notifications will notify the contact(s) upon any change to the event. For example, both IN VIOLATION alerts and ALL CLEAR events.
- Next, select the contact or contact group to be notified. The Contact selection box shows a list of all individual contacts, as well as all contact groups. Therefore, it is important to note that naming Groups to differentiate them from individual contacts is recommended. To learn how to create contacts and contact groups CLICK HERE.
- Repeat the steps above to setup any other notifications you wish.
- To disable notifications, uncheck the "Enable" box on the card you wish to disable.
Possible Notification Types:
NOTE: Notification types differ between device models. You may see some or all of the following notifications.
- Battery: The battery notification is used with any device model that has an internal battery. Triggers offer battery percentage ranges. For example, if you choose 0% to 10% as the battery trigger, you will receive notifications any time the devices battery falls under 10%.
- Geofence: The geofence notification is used to alert contacts when the device enters or exits a geofence. Triggers include the following:
- IN VIOLATION: The IN VIOLATION trigger will send notifications to contacts when a device either enters a "Keep Out" fence, or exits a "Keep In" fence.
- ALL CLEAR: The ALL CLEAR trigger will send notifications to contacts when a device either enters a "Keep In" fence, or exits a "Keep Out" fence.
- Any Change: The Any Change trigger will send notifications to contacts for both IN VIOLATION and ALL CLEAR events.
- Device Movement: The Device Movement notification is used to alert contacts when a device starts or stops moving. Triggers include the following:
- Moving: The moving trigger will send notifications to contacts any time the device starts moving (after a stopped event).
- Stopped: The stopped trigger will send notifications to contacts any time the device stops moving. NOTE: Devices with internal batteries will consider the device "Stopped" after 3 minutes of no motion.
- Any Change: The any change option will send notifications to contact any time the device start moving or stops moving.
- Max Speed: The max speed notification is used to alert contacts when a device travels over a specified speed. Triggers offer limits from 45mph to 85mph in 5mph increments.
- SOS Button: The SOS button notification is used on devices with an SOS button (BlackHawk, BlackHawk LTE, EagleEye, EagleEye 3.0, SpyderKey). The SOS button notification will be sent to contacts anytime the SOS button is pressed on the device. NOTE: To initiate an SOS event, press the SOS button on the device until you feel the device vibrate.
- Ignition State: The ignition state notification is used to send notifications to contacts when a vehicle tracker (NightOwl, VXT-500, Falcon, EagleEye-OBD) sends an ignition on or ignition off report.
- Device Connection: The device connection notification is used to send notifications to contacts when an OBD device (NightOwl, EagleEye-OBD) is either removed or installed in the vehicle.
- Hard Acceleration: Hard acceleration notifications are used to to send notifications to contacts when the device senses hard acceleration in the vehicle.
- Hard Braking: Hard braking notifications are used to to send notifications to contacts when the device senses hard braking in the vehicle.