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Dashboard properties

Use the Dashboard properties to deploy Customizable Dashboard blocks on the Raspberry Pi™ boards. The Simulink® Support Package for Raspberry Pi Hardware now supports deploying Circular Gauge and Knob on your Raspberry Pi boards. You can configure these Dashboard properties and obtain the what you see is what you get (WYSIWYG) visualization on the web browser.

Enable deployment for Dashboard blocks

Select this parameter to enable deployment of Customizable Dashboard blocks on the Raspberry Pi boards. You can create an interactive dashboard display using the Circular Gauge and Knob blocks and deploy it on the Raspberry Pi board. You can also observe and tune these blocks on a web browser.

Settings

Default: Not selected

IP address type

Select the IP address that the web server uses to host the dashboard.

  • Device address – Host web server for dashboard on a physical IP address of the Raspberry Pi board. This option allows you to view the dashboard on a web browser of any external device, as long as the Raspberry Pi board and the other external device are connected to the same network.

  • Localhost – Host web server for dashboard on localhost (127.0.0.1). This option allows you to view the dashboard only within the application deployed on Raspberry Pi or on the web browser on Raspberry Pi.

  • Custom – Host web server for dashboard on a custom IP address. Enter the custom IP address in the IP address parameter. This option allows you to choose between the WiFi and Ethernet interfaces available on the Raspberry Pi board that host the web server for dashboard.

Settings

Default: Device address

  • Localhost

  • Custom

IP address

Enter IP address of the device that hosts the dashboard on a web page.

Settings

Default: 192.168.1.10

Dependencies

To enable this parameter, set IP address type to Custom.

WebSocket port

Enter port number that the WebSocket server uses to transfer data between the application deployed on Raspberry Pi and the dashboard hosted on the web page.

Settings

Default: 8000

HTTP port

Enter port number that the HTTP server uses to host the dashboard on the web page.

Settings

Default: 8888