This page describes the use of Helium as connectivity provider in akenza
This page describes how to connect the Helium console account to akenza.
The following steps are explained in more detail:
Go to Data Flow and select Create Data Flow. Select LoRa as a device connector and Helium as a connectivity provider accordingly.
LoRa device connector on Data Flow
Proceed with selecting your desired device type for payload parsing and the output connector to define the data destination.
Output Connector on Data Flow
Proceed now with the creation of your device on akenza in Assets.
Go to Assets on akenza and select Create Device. Give a name to your device and optionally a description, tags, or a custom field. Select your newly created HTTP Data Flow.
The final step to creating the new device is to enter the Device EUI from the existing device on your Helium console.
Device details on Helium console
Your device will now be displayed on akenza on the Asset Inventory Overview.
Copy now the Uplink Secret of your Helium device connector on your data flow on akenza.
Go to Integrations on your Helium console and create a new Integration by selecting the prebuilt integration of akenza.
Insert the copied Uplink Secret in the field of the Endpoint Details in Step 2 and save the Integration Connector.
The final step to completing the integration with a device is to create a flow connection on the Helium console. Navigate to Flows on Console, add the device and integration nodes, and finally connect both of them as shown below.
Flows on Helium console
The Helium console integration is now connected to the Data Flow on akenza. The device is also created and is receiving data once the device transmits an uplink.
Incoming data can be viewed on the Device Detail Page on akenza by selecting the device on the Asset Inventory Overview within Assets.
Device Detail Page