Asset Tracking API

This document describes the Meridian APIs related to Asset Tracking.

The Asset-beacons Endpoint

The asset-beacons endpoint can be used to get information about tags that have been deployed to a location or to upload an image to a Tag.

    /api/locations/{location_id}/asset-beacons

This endpoint will return Aruba Tag information without current position.

GET Tags

You can use the asset-beacons endpoint to get the location of a specific Tag.

Aruba Tags aren't tracked in real-time. The API isn't intended for this purpose.

   /api/locations/{location_id}/asset-beacons/{MAC address}

Upload Images

You can use the asset-beacons endpoint to upload, replace, or delete an image for a specific Aruba Tag.

    /api/locations/{location_id}/asset_beacons/{MAC}/image

Use PUT to upload or replace an image. Use DELETE to remove an image. Use GET to grab a Tag's image.

Labels

Aruba Tag labels are collected in the tag_ids field.

The tag_ids field is an array of unique label identifiers. The tags field contains ids and label names.

Check Tags Accuracy

In order to check the accuracy of an Aruba Tag, you can use control_x and control_y to note the spot on a map where a Tag actually is. You can then compare this to where Meridian has located the Tag.

control_x and control_y have no values until defined by the user.