eDispatches Display Boards are designed to project various types of information onto a monitor. We have designed these display features to be used at a station, dispatch position or anywhere you want your information to be readily viewed. Our newest version Display Boards have the customizable options to display the following:
- Audio Alerts (with or without audio)
- CAD Alerts with all of the details
- Weather Conditions
- Weather Radar
- Google Calendar Import
- Maps with Hydrants & POIs
- A display connected to a computer (the bigger the better in our opinion).
- Internet connection
- Internet browser, suggested Chrome or Firefox.
Smart TV's and other similar devices are not supported and will not provide satisfactory performance.
Setting up the Display Board
Step 1: Log into your eDispatches web portal.
Step 2: Select "Account".
Step 3: Select "Displays" tab.
Step 4: Select the on / off switch to enable or disable the Display feature.
You'll need to generate a PIN number in order to use the display board on a screen.
Step 5: Select "New" to generate a new PIN number.
Your PIN number will be displayed.
Step 6: Copy the unique url into your monitor web browser.
Step 7: You'll see a prompt to enter the PIN. Use the PIN created earlier from Step 5 and select "Log In".
Step 8: You can leave this webpage open at all times as the page will automatically update every few seconds to update new data that arrives.
There are two types of modes: Normal and Emergency. Each mode can be customized for your department's needs.
The Normal mode will operate when there is no current alert.
The Emergency mode will operate during a current alert. You can customize each mode to display in various sizes and positions.
NOTE: Emergency mode will displayed for the same time period that your "Response Event Time" is currently configured. This setting is located in the portal: Account > Response> Event Expires After.
To begin customizing select the icon in the top right side of the display boards.
You can select to edit the Normal or Emergency mode from here.
You can select the X icon in the top of any panel to close them.
Adding a panels
You can select the + icon to add a new panel.
You can select from a list of available panels.
- Weather Map
Moving a panel
You can select the drag icon to move a new panel into a blank panel.
Resizing a panel
You can drag a panel size from the bottom right to make panels larger or smaller.