How to use Points of Interest
With GpsGate you can create, import and edit your Point of Interests (POIs). Follow this guide to learn the basics..
1. Install PointsOfInterests plugin from SiteAdmin > Plugins > Get More Plugins
2. Enable PointsOfInterests plugin in your applications Privileges and Features or even using Batch Edit.
1. Enable Points of Interest from Windows > Point of Interest
2. Save your Workspace to preserve your changes
You can create a POI right from the map
Or from the Points of Interest panel by clicking in button.
Create POI Category
- To Add a category click in from the POI panel
- Or in the same button when adding a POI
Categories are necessary for:
- Group your POIs into the same category
- Use those categories to create Event Rules that generates an alert based on POIs.
How to remove categories
If you want to remove POI categories do the following:
1. Log in to the application where the POI category was created
2. Select Point of Interest > Manage Categories
3. Select Edit a category
4. Select Delete
Additional features in POI
Create Custom Fields
- Create Custom Fields to add additional fields with your own data.
Import your POIs
- You can import POIs in CSV or KML format. Follow this guide to achieve that.
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.