Use these descriptions and procedures to add a model to a project:
Before you can add a Device to a Project in LoopCloud, you must add at least one Device Model to a LoopCloud Project.
You must add a device model to initiate a communication channel for PLC devices to connect to LoopCloud with specific protocol parameter settings. Standard protocols include: HTTP, HTTPS, MQTT, MQTTS, LWM2M, LWM2M with DTLS. In addition, custom data blocks can be configured. Additional protocol descriptions can be found in:
When you configure a model, choose from a predefined set. A JSON file with configuration parameters can be downloaded and this file can be used to set up your device. You can also supply parameters, if your device requires additional key-value pairs.
You cannot delete if a device is currently using it. You must delete the device first to proceed with removing the model.
LoopCloud currently supports the following model types:
You can choose between several options when creating LoopCloud device models. The following steps cover a basic configuration.
To create a model:
This example shows the JSON code for the MQTT TLS/SSL connection parameters selection.
You can upload a specific graphics file, such as a vendor image, and attach it to a LoopCloud model. LoopCloud supports standard image formats, such as jpg and gif.
Generic Model Image
To change a model's image:
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