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Oracle Asset Tracking User's Guide
Release 12.1
Part Number E13672-05
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Using the Google Maps Integration

This chapter covers the following topics:

Google Maps Integration Overview

Oracle Asset Tracking can integrate with the web-based source map viewer of Google Maps. Oracle Asset Tracking instances can be geocoded and displayed in the map viewer based on user entered search criteria.

Note: Only those instances that have geocode information associated to them will display on the map.

Google Maps Integration with OAT

From the Asset Tracking Super User responsibility, when you select any instance icon on the map viewer using details such as asset number, description, asset group, owning department, the instance location and geocodes will display. You can also access other pages to perform the following actions:

Entering Geocodes for OAT Assets

  1. Navigate to the Asset Tracking Super User responsibility.

  2. Click the Mass Geocode Entry link.

    The Mass Asset Geocode Entry page appears.

  3. Enter an Item Instance.

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  4. In the Mass Entry Geocode Asset region, enter values such as:

  5. Enter values such as:

    If the geocode information already exists for the queried instance, the information can be modified or deleted.

Viewing Instances on Google Maps

If a responsibility has the appropriate roles and security, users can view the geospatial locations of OAT instances with the map viewer functionality using Google maps.

To view instances on Google maps

  1. Navigate to the Asset Tracking Super User responsibility, and click the Item Instances link.

  2. Enter search criteria such as Item Instance, Item, and so on and click the Go button.

  3. Click the Map All button.

    The Asset Map page appears, displaying the selected assets on a Google map using a map viewer.

  4. Click an instance (balloon) icon to view instance details such as Item Instance, Description, and Item.

  5. Click the More>>> link to view additional details such as:

  6. You can also access these other pages from the More>>> link to perform additional actions for the selected OAT instances:

    If the OAT instance is also an EAM asset number, you can also view the following:

  7. Optionally, click the Instance Number links at the bottom of the page to view additional instance details, such as latitude and longitude.