Learn how to setup an device and update it’s location.
Create a Device
The first step is to create a device. Head over to the Devices section in the menu and click Create a Device.
Give your new device a name. It’s a good idea to name your device with what it is you are tracking (eg: Bugatti Veyron, Fido, Grandma).
Once your device is created, it will be assigned a unique token. This token identifies your device on our system and will be required with every location update you provide.
Update Device Location
You can update a device’s location via our API by sending a POST request to the following URL:
The device token can be sent in the Authorization header using the Bearer schema.
The token can also be sent with your payload using the token key, although we much prefer you use the Authorization header.
Your coordinates need to be sent as a JSON object with the following structure:
Location Update Examples
Example using the Authorization header:
Example sending the token with the body:
Particle Webhook Setup
Head over to the Particle Console to the Intergration section and click to create a new Webhook integration.
The following configuration assumes you are using the example Asset Tracker firmware provided by Particle.
Important Note: The Authorization Bearer token in the HTTP Headers is the device token you created in the Signal app.