If connecting a physical machine directly to innius isn't an option, it is possible to instead create a demo machine whilst you explore the capabilities of the innius platform. This is how to do it:
Create a new machine by clicking the button 'Add machine' on the Machines page. Then the following screen will open. When you enable the checkbox 'Create a demo machine', the machine will be added as a demo machine:
After this the machine is added to the list of machines and indicated by the 'demo' sign:
Then you're able to create sensors on the demo machine. Information about how to create sensors can be found here in the knowledge base.
When the setup of sensors is completed, the demo configuration need to be created to tell the system with which values you want to simulate the machine. This is done via 'Setup demo data' in the machine menu with the 3 dots on the right. Here the values are defined:
After saving the setup, a new machine menu option will become available: 'Start demo data'
When clicking this, the machine will start with producing sensor data according the setup of the demo data. Also the icon in the list of machines will change to 'Running demo'. You can stop it in the meantime if you want to, via the option 'Stop demo data'. Otherwise it will stop automatically after 24 hours. You can restart it whenever you want.