***Note: the article down below is from our legacy Android app. We recommend you use dedicated Valarm connector devices, like WiFi or GSM sensor hubs for your Industrial IoT, water, remote monitoring, telemetry, and sensor deployments. Dedicated sensor hubs are more reliable, readily available, cost-effective, and flexible than Android phones or tablets.
You can use Valarm Industrial IoT, telemetry and remote sensor monitoring solutions with any of the following connector devices:
Valarm sensor data is GPS-tagged, time-stamped, and sent to Valarm Tools Cloud / tools.valarm.net via any internet connectivity like WiFi, ethernet, or cell network. With Valarm Tools Cloud you’ll find services for mapping, graphing, and APIs to help you with your real-time, geo-enabled sensor monitoring and Industrial IoT solutions.
Have a look at our Customer Stories page for stories, use cases, remote monitoring, telemetry, + Valarm Industrial IoT applications.
Also see Valarm’s Web Dashboards for Remote Monitoring, Telemetry, Sensors & Industrial IoT.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if your business needs help with deploying an Industrial IoT application or have any questions!
This video demonstrates remote temperature monitoring with the Valarm Pro Android app and thermocouple temperature sensors. Your real-time sensor data from Valarm devices is available on the web at the Valarm Tools Cloud – tools.valarm.net.
To get a better idea of case studies on how customers use Valarm check out these write-ups:
- Monitoring Liquids & Water
- Agriculture / Viticulture
- Water Level Monitoring for Natural Resources / Oil & Gas
- Mobile Air Quality Monitoring for City Governments
- Water Flow and Water Usage Monitoring
- Remote Tank Monitoring in Real-Time
- Monitoring Water Depths / Levels and Usage in Southern California Water Wells
Get the Valarm Pro app in the Play Store.
There’s a USB hub used in this video to connect Valarm to multiple sensors. We recommend this AmazonBasics 4-Port USB 2.0 Ultra-Mini Hub if you’ll be using USB sensors that consume less power (e.g., meteo, VOC). You’ll need a hub with its own separate power source if you’re using a sensor that consumes more power, e.g., CO2 sensor.
Hello, my name’s Edward, president of Valarm. This is a Valarm compatible Yoctopuce thermocouple sensor with two temperature channels. Thermocouples are for measuring a temperature at a specific point. The Valarm Pro mobile app supports up to four thermocouple sensors at the same time which lets you remotely monitor 8 channels of temperature.
To configure your thermocouple or PT100 temperature sensors launch the Valarm Pro app then use your Android menu button to go to All settings, Yoctopuce, then Temp/Thermo/PT100. Click the button to Enable Yoctopuce if you haven’t already then you can click Scan All to verify that sensors have been detected. You’ll see a list of the sensors detected, in this case there are 4 channels of temperature coming from 2 yocto-thermocouples. After clicking scan all you will also see the current sensor values for each channel. You can use the sliders for min and max temp to set your custom thresholds. If the temperature goes above a max or below a min an alert will trigger your configured responses like uploading to tools.valarm.net, send an SMS text message and an email.
You can change the alert mode for each temperature channel by clicking the red triangle icon. This option lets you decide how many alerts you want to send for each trigger and whether to send an all clear message when the sensor goes back into your customized normal range.
Back at the Valarm home screen you can use the menu button to go directly to the Interval Timer configuration. Use the sliders to set how often you would like to trigger alerts. For example, if this is set to 10 seconds then Valarm will gather all sensor values and upload them to the web every 10 seconds.
Under all settings you can also configure email and SMS text message alerts plus remote control, see valarm.net or our other tutorial videos for more on how to do this. Under Web Integration turn on auto-sync alerts to web and enter your tools.valarm.net account information to link your device to the web, on YouTube there’s also a HowTo video on getting your Valarm sensor data to the cloud.
Once you have configured Valarm go back to the home screen and arm Valarm!
Here in this scenario we have 4 temperature channels with 2 yocto thermocouple sensors. All of the sensor data is being uploaded in real-time to the Valarm Tools Cloud where you can map, graph, analyze, download, or forward your data with Valarm APIs.
Now you can monitor anything anywhere, like your oven temperature.
Or the temperature of your refrigerator and freezer, use Valarm to monitor anything, anywhere.
If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for a video, please don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: The scenario demo with 4 temperature channels uses a Valarm OTG + Charging Y cable to charge the Android device at the same time as talking to external USB sensors. You can get these OTG+Charge y cables for Sony and Samsung devices at shop.valarm.net.