Installation of Geometris Device for use with VisTracks, Inc.

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Connect the device using an OBD to J1939 adapter cable.

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  • Open VisTracks app (or Branded App)
  • Login to the app using a driver user account
  • On the main dashboard, tap the ‘Connect’ button which is located below the app header to display the ‘Connect to Vehicle’ dialog.
  • At this point, 2 options were present in order to establish a connection to the VBUS device: Manual Connection and Auto Connection.
    1. Manual Connection
      • Tap on the ‘Manual Connection‘ button.
      • Select VBUS Device – Geometris

      • Tap on the Next button
        ► If the Bluetooth of the device is disabled, the ‘Bluetooth Permission Request’ dialog will be displayed.
        Tap on the Yes button to enable the Bluetooth of the device

      • Choose the correct Bluetooth device from the list

      • It will then display the VBUS Progress dialog upon establishing a connection to the selected VBUS device along with a ‘Stop Connection’ and ‘Ok’ buttons.
        1. Tap ‘Stop Connection’ button to stop establishing VBUS connection.
        2. Tap OK button to hide the VBUS Progress dialog while establishing VBUS connection.

        ► If the VBUS connection results to an error (given the following situations below), an error dialog will display.

        • VBUS Connection Error
          1. Interrupted Internet Connection
          2. VBUS Power Failure

            Note: The app will automatically disconnect from the device after attempting to connect for 1 minute and 30 seconds without receiving any data from the VBUS device.
      • Upon establishing a connection to the VBUS device you should hear a tone letting you know that device is now connected.
      • To check if you are connected, navigate to the Main Dashboard and the VBUS status indicator should be displayed as “Connected” image05-min which is located on the app header.
      • You can also check on the Android Notification Bar and you should see the VBUS Service status as “Connected”.
      • The device and the application are now connected.
    2. Auto Connection
      • Tap on the Connect button
      • The VBUS Progress dialog will then display
      • Upon establishing a connection to the VBUS device, You should hear a tone letting you know that device is now connected.
        • Prerequisites to successfully perform Auto Connection
          • Create a Pre-configured device in the Portal’s Equipment Management Page or in the App’s Manage Vehicles/Trailers screen
          • Set the ELD Configurations