Sensera SiteCloud

Sensera SiteCloud

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Sensera Systems
Provides automated archival, sharing, and display of real-time construction site images from Sensera SiteCloud into Autodesk® BIM 360®. Once configured, transfer is fully automatic and/or a la carte.

General Usage Instructions

      1. Instructions for Adding Sensera SiteCloud to a BIM 360 Account

BIM360 Admins can find the Sensera SiteCloud BIM 360 Integration in Account Administration under the “Apps” tab. Select to add to your BIM 360 Account.

Your Sensera SiteCloud BIM 360 Integration is now active in BIM 360.

2. Configuring your Sensera SiteCloud account – Automatic Upload

[These instructions assume you already have our SiteCloud account and cameras running. For further instructions on setting up cameras and initial SiteCloud account see support.senserasystems.com]

  • Navigate to the View screen within SiteCloud
  • In the View screen click the Configure Camera button (3rd down on left)
  • Choose Configure Camera to get the Configure Camera dialogue
  • Tick “Enable Project Updates” and select desired time of day, and days of week to send images updates to BIM 360.
  • Tick “Send Updates to BIM 360”
  • Click “BIM 360 Settings” and log in to your BIM 360 account.
  • Select the project that you want to link this camera to in BIM 360.
  • Save Changes in the Configure Camera dialog.

The integration will begin operating and images will be uploaded to BIM 360 from SiteCloud per the schedule just configured.

3. Manual upload of images from SiteCloud to BIM 360

You can also upload specific images and videos from SiteCloud to BIM 360 independently of any automatic upload.

  • Navigate to the View screen within SiteCloud
  • Click the Export button (3rd from bottom) to get the Export Images dialogue
  • Select the “Current Image” radio button (multi-image/date export is not supported in this integration)
  • Click the “Export to Autodesk BIM 360” radio
  • Log in to your BIM 360 account
  • Click “BIM 360 Settings”  and enter BIM 360 credentials if not already logged in
  • Select the project that you want to upload image to
  • Click “Export” button on Export Images dialogue.

You can now go to your BIM 360 Account, and navigate to the Project Files -> Sensera -> Update-> <camera> folder and you will find the uploaded image.

4. Using the integration

  • Log in to your BIM 360 Account
  • Select the project that you selected in the SiteCloud configuration
  • Navigate to the Project Files => Sensera folder
  • Under the Sensera folder you will have a folder called Update which has a folder for each camera that has been configured to upload to BIM 360. Camera folders will be named as the camera name in SiteCloud.  Under each camera folder you will see uploaded images (manually and automatically uploaded). You can click an image to view within BIM 360. Videos need to be downloaded to view.
  • Images are named with the timestamp of when the image was captured.

Commands

Installation/Uninstallation

Additional Information

Automates archival, sharing, display of real-time construction site images from Sensera SiteCloud into BIM 360. Once configured, transfer is fully automatic and/or a la carte. Supports georefernced images or videos from Sensera solar/wireless site cameras over cellular or WiFi.

Known Issues

None.

Contact

Company Name: Sensera Systems

Author/Company Information

Sensera Systems

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.0

Initial Release
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