Introduction to the Rigado Presto kit

The Rigado Presto kit is a pre-integrated set of Bluetooth gateway and sensor devices that make it easy to create IoT applications. The Presto kit can be used in conjunction with Microsoft Azure IoT Central to build dashboards, alerts, and integrations with other applications. You can use the Presto Kit to accelerate the proof-of-concept process […]

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Building the Safe Workplaces dashboard with the RS40

This article describes how to setup a safe workplaces dashboard using the Presto Kit and the RS40 occupancy sensor. Prerequisites: You have installed the Cascade-500W gateway and configured your IoT Central Application. You have activated the RS40 Occupancy Sensor. You have verified the RS40 Occupancy Sensor is online. 1. Add the Current Status Tile First […]

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How do I determine which sensor is which in my Rigado Presto kit?

Activated all of your sensors at the same time and forgot to label them?  No problem!  Here are a few tips to tell them apart: Flic Button: Simply do several button pushes and see which counter increments in your IoT Central Dashboard Occupancy Sensor: Place one in a concealed area such as a desk, and […]

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What does “waiting for data” mean in the dashboard?

“Waiting for Data” means that there is no data available in the IoT Central app for the time period specified in the dashboard tile.  It may or may not be expected depending on the device and circumstance.  Here are some examples related to the Presto Kit: For the Flic button, if no button presses have […]

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What is the typical range of the Presto Kit sensors?

There are a few factors that determine the range of the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) sensors included in the Presto Kit: Each device has its own signal strength capabilities, so devices may have different overall range The RF noise level of the environment The physical structure of the environment, and the number of walls/floors and […]

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What is the typical battery life of the sensors?

Sensor battery life varies for each device, and can depend on how much use the device gets. Here are general guidelines on battery life and replaceability: E8 Asset Tracker: Replaceable CR2032, up to 1 year battery life Flic Button: Replaceable CR2032, 2-3 year battery life HOBO MX-100 Temp Monitor: Non-replaceable, 1 year battery life RS40 […]

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