Data Studio: How do I set up a RSS or data feed in Venus Control Suite?
- How do I set up a RSS or data feed in Venus Control Suite?
- How to I add an RSS or XML feed to Venus Control Suite?
- Product: Venus Control Suite
- Control System: Venus Cloud-Based
The display needs to be compatible with data to utilize this feature. For information on display models and data, please see What displays and software are compatible with XML / RSS feeds? . Data opens a link to a data feed from an internet source. Acceptable data feeds include time, temperature, RSS, or XML feeds. Information from the data feed is shown on any designated display(s).
Data Studio App:
Systems using the Venus Control Suite Apps will need to set up their data feeds through Data Studio. To verify if you are using apps, see: Venus Control Suite: How do I find my apps?
For Venus apps, see:
Data Studio: How do I create social media feeds ?
Data Studio: How to configure data sources?
Data Studio: How to upgrade from Venus Control Suite Data Sources
To add a syndicated data feed information source:
Scheduled Data Package:
- Log into Venus Control Suite.
- Click on Tools/ Data Server
- Click Add New or click Data Feed from the drop-down list in Data Feeds.
- Type the name of the data feed in the Name of Feed text field.
- Type or paste the data feed URL address in the Feed URL field.
- Type the update interval and unit of time. This will determine how often Venus Control Suite polls data.
- Enter the Username and Password if required by the data feed source.
- Configure the data field component.
- Click Add Components under Data Feed Components.
- Click Confirm in the Add Component Confirmation window.
- Type the Component Name in the text box.
- Select a Data Type.
- Select an Element from the element tree.
- Click Add.
- Confirm data usage.
- Repeat with additional components.
- Click Save when done.
- Create a presentation using the data by following, Venus Web Editor : How do I add my data feed to a web presentation in Venus Control Suite? .
Adding a Time / Temp Element:
Time and temperate data fields pull data directly from the display. The time field is according to the display clock and time zone settings. The temperature field will only pull data from the display if it has a temperature sensor installed.
To add a time / temp element to a slide, please follow Venus Web Compositor: How do I create a time, temp, date messages in Venus Control Suite? .
Scheduled Atom or XML Data Packages:
Data feeds can also be set up in the Venus Control Suite version of Content Studio.
To set up a feed in Content Studio, please follow How do I create a feed in Content Studio? .
If you have not already downloaded Content Studio for Venus Control Suite, please follow Content Studio: How do I download for Venus Control Suite? .
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