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  1. Installation and Registation

    After the install it is necessary to  register db.robot, db.data.browser and db.web.browser .  Make sure each application is running as administrator by right clicking on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator. Next got...
  2. Introduction

    VDV Burst Data is a new addition to the Vista Data Vision software. VDV Burst Data allows to import high speed dynamic data such as from instruments made by Instantel, Syscom  and   Campbell Scientific . The data is imported into the VDV...
  3. How VDV Works

    Vista Data Vision (VDV) consists of three applications. These applications are db.robot.c, db.data.browser  and  db.web.browser When we start VDV we always start by running db.robot.c which will also start the MySQL database. db.robo...
  4. About FTP File Transfer

    FTP File Transfer enables you to send data to VDV Cloud servers with ease. Simply create a file format and point to your data files. The application will monitor the files and send the data encrypted to VDV Clour Servers.  Every minute the app...
  5. Change Variable Names and Assign Units

    When a data file is added to VDV the variable names are used as they appear in the header of the data file.  Creating Alias Names   for each variable and configuring Units   can be done online. Go to Setup  > Site a...
  6. Virtual Variables

    Virtual Variables are used to create new calculated variables that are a mathematical function of one or more sensor readings. Virtual Variables can be used as any other sensor in the system. Add it to a plot and configure for an alarm.   Op...
  7. Connection To Db.Web.Browser Was Interrupted.Server Does Not Reply. Please Try Later.

    Most of the time when this message appears Vista Data Vision was recently moved between servers/computers without being properly shut down first. To properly shut down Vista Data Vision users need to stop running the system as service through db....
  8. RTD Setup

    To Access:  Setup -> Real Time Display RTD can be duplicated by clicking on the  button Create a new RTD Click on the + icon in top right corner to add a new Real Time Display. Give the RTD a name, select the Owner and sel...
  9. Viewing Burst Data

    VDV Burst Data imports both event and background data and that data can then be easily viewed using a web interface. Time Series (Background Data) This is the default view for VDV Burst Data. The data is organized into projects and the user c...
  10. Dashboard - Cumulative Rainfall

    To display cumulative rainfall in the VDV Dashboard follow these steps. 1. Create a graph component in your Dashboard. 2. Select your variable. 3. Find Data and change its setting from   Raw to   Cumulative .   Now the gr...