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Real Time Location Services (RTLS) Glossary

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Destinations

The points that are dropped on the map which users can navigate to or select. These are not necessarily defined by the pin:

RTLS_Glossary_Destinations.png

 

Layers

The permission-based layers which define what different user groups see in the app after logging in:

RTLS_Glossary_Layers.png


Content

This shows all the pieces of content which have been added on the map such as polygons, geozones, iconography, etc:
RTLS_Glossary_Content.png



Nodes

Individual points linking the wayfinding paths are called ‘nodes’:

RTLS_Glossary_Nodes.png



Edges

Defines the lines which are placed on the map for wayfinding. Each edge is connected to two nodes:

RTLS_Glossary_Edges.png


Route

Multiple edges connected via nodes form a ‘route’:

RTLS_Glossary_Route.png

 

Portals

Nodes can be selected and turned into portals. These connect sections of the map either between floors or between buildings:

RTLS_Glossary_Portals.png

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