The Mobile Action element enables you to use mobile features within the application.
Drag and drop the activity ‘Mobile Action’ underneath Action into the drawing area.
Currently, there are 15 different actions implemented in Simplifier. Use the input/output mapping to define the source for the input (request) and the destination for its output (response).
The mobile actions are grouped into the following categories:
If the background mode is enabled, Simplifier Business Apps will be executed even if the app is running in the background or the display is locked. The Background Mode is enabled per Default – even you don’t use the mobile action explicit.
Default Value: enabled
With this mobile action, your mobile device can switch on/off the camera light.
You can set and lock the screen orientation of the mobile device. Possible values are Landscape, Portrait, Landscape (Primary), Landscape (Secondary), Portrait (Primary), Portrait (Secondary) and Unlock.
This mobile action will trigger a native notification on the mobile operating system (android/ios).
This mobile action will show a native toast, with a constant or by using the input mapping. You can specify the duration how long the toast should be displayed (Short or Long) and the position (Top, Center or Bottom).
Define how many milliseconds the mobile device should vibrate.
Enables devices to read NFC tags.
This action allows you to write to NFC tags.
Determine how many pictures should be taken.
Determine how many videos should be taken and set the duration (default 60 seconds).
The mobile action Play Audio just needs an audio file path.
By providing the mobile action a path to a video, it will play the video in a full-screen mode.
Set the format of the code you want to scan, the orientation of the camera and write a text in the prompt property.
|Parameter||Data Type||Valid Values|
|Meter appearance||String||see table below|
|Number of counts||Integer||1, 2 (from the dropdown)|
|Integer digits||Integer/String||AUTO, 1-n|
|Fraction digits||Integer/String||AUTO, 1-n|
You can choose from the following values for meter appearance:
|mechanical_black||White text on black rollers|
|mechanical_white||Black text on white rollers|
|lcd_edl21||EDL21 and similar meters with LCD 7 (three-digit OBIS code to the left)|
For the output mapping you can use the following parameter:
|image||string||Image of the scanning process as data URL|
|line1||string||Result of scanning the first counter (always set)|
|line2||string||Result of scanning the second counter (only set if 2 counters were scanned)|
|line1ObisCode||string||Result of scanning the first counter’s OBIS code (only set if meter appearance was set to lcd_edl21)|
|line2ObisCode||string||Result of scanning the second counter’s OBIS code (only set meter appearance was set to lcd_edl21 and 2 counters were scanned)|
Text to Speech
With this mobile action, you can specify a text to be read out, as well as the output language. You can choose between English (US) and German (DE).
Speech to Text
With this mobile action, your mobile device converts human speech into text. You can choose between English (US) and German (DE) for the spoken language. Furthermore you can show a prompt with a custom message.