How do I connect to a network?

When connecting to a network, it is important to connect both Prowise Central as the PC module to a network to ensure both channels can be used to its full potential.


Connecting Prowise Central to a network

  • Connect the network cable to the LAN port (2) of the touchscreen.
  • Place 5 fingers on the touchscreen for at least two seconds to launch the Prowise Central menu.
  • Go to the settings menu in the sidebar.
  • Choose the sub menu ‘Connectivity’.Choose ‘Ethernet’.
  • Activate the toggle.
  • Prowise Central is now connected to a wired network.
  • Connect LAN Cable

Connect to a WiFi network:

  • Place 5 fingers on the touchscreen for at least two seconds to launch the Prowise Central menu.
  • Go to the settings menu in the sidebar.
  • Choose the submenu ‘Connectivity’.
  • Choose ‘WiFi’ and the touchscreen will search for available WiFi networks.
  • Select the desired network.
  • Enter the password for the network, click the eye to display the entered password.
  • Click “Connect”.
  • You are now connected to a WiFi network.

Connecting the PC module to a network

Connect to a wired network:

  • Connect the network cable to the LAN port of the PC module (upper module at the right side of the
    screen).
  • In the Windows environment of the PC module, in the menu bar, you can see whether you are
    connected to a wired network.

    Connect to a WiFi network:
  • Navigate to network settings in the taskbar of the Windows environment.
  • Select ‘Connect to a WiFi network’.
  • Select the desired network and press ‘Connect’.
  • Enter the correct network key and press ‘Next’.
  • The PC module is now connected to a WiFi network