The GPIO Input add-on enables the WPITCOM Display Box 2 to actively respond to General Purpose IO digital attached to the device (supported devices), Easily connect switches, light sensors, light barriers or other devices providing digital switching signals and react with changing display content by using the Eventhandler add-on.
This add-on to the WPITCOM Display Box 2 provides the interrupt driven ( fast ) reaction on changing external signals connected to the system like switches, light sensors, light barriers and other signal level-change based devices. The GPIO add-on is providing signal change based input activities to react with changing display content.
The configuration which input pin has to be monitored is simply done in a configuration file, prodividing the number of the pin and the activitity to take place. The GPIO add-on is closely linked to the “Hardware Director” add-on which can simultaneously receive the signal change and switch on devices immediately for a defined time to for instance activate a light or open a gate. No programming is necessary to setup.
As WPITCOM Display Box 2 runs on different platforms, some platforms support GPIO – others only by hardware externsion. In some cases, depending on the hardware basis, the “GPIO passive” add-on, or the “GPIO 1wire™” add-on might be recommendable, depending on the hardware basis in use.
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