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Cloud Server Print

How to install and setup the Hardware

Applicable Interface

USB
Connecting
• Connect the USB cable to the B-gate and the host, and turn on the B-gate.
 
Wired LAN
Connecting

• After B-gate booting is complete, proceed to "Opening the printer cover  Pressing the Feed key Closing the printer cover", and the B-gate self-test describing the LAN configuration information is printed.

• Check the ETH_DHCP value in the self-test. If the value is Disabled, open the network configuration of the host (e.g., PC) and set the LAN of the host to the same as the LAN configuration of the B-gate. For example, if the default IP of the B-gate is 192.168.192.168, set the IP of the host to 192.168.192.x (x = 1 ~ 254) and the Subnet Mask to 255.255.255.0.

• When connecting the LAN cable with the ETH_DHCP value set to Enabled, the B-gate automatically brings IP information from the DHCP server (router). By printing the self-test of B-gate, you can check the IP assigned to B-gate.
Setting

• Utilities are provided so that users can set up the interface.

• Web Utilities: It can be accessed by entering IP of B-gate in the address window of the web browser.

• Native Utilities: Utility apps that can run on each OS are provided.

Wireless LAN
Connecting

• Connect the supported WLAN dongle to the B-gate, and turn on the B-gate.

• After B-gate booting is complete, proceed to "Opening the printer cover  Pressing the Feed key Closing the printer cover", and the B-gate self-test describing the WLAN configuration information is printed.

• First check the network value in the self-test. If the value is adhoc, open the wireless connection menu of the host (PC, tablet, smartphone) and set it as adhoc before connecting. The default network mode for B-gate is adhoc, ESSID is BIXOLON_adhoc, and IP address is 192.168.1.1.

• If the value is infra, connect the host to the AP connected to the B-gate.

• Check the WLAN_DHCP value in the self-test. If the value is disable, the host (e.g. PC), open the network configuration and set the host's WLAN to the same as the B-gate's WLAN configuration. For example, if the default IP of the B-gate is 192.168.192.168, set the host IP to 192.168.192.x (x = 1 ~ 254) and Subnet Mask to 255.255.255.0.

• When connecting the LAN cable with the ETH_DHCP value set to enabled, the B-gate automatically brings IP information from the DHCP server (router). By printing the self-test of B-gate, you can check the IP assigned to B-gate.
Setting

• Utilities are provided so that users can set up the interface.

• Web Utilities: It can be accessed by entering the IP of B-gate in the address window of web browser.

• Native Utilities: Utility apps that can run on each OS are provided.
 
Bluetooth
Connecting

• Turn on the B-gate that supports Bluetooth.

• After B-gate booting is complete, proceed to "Opening the printer cover  Pressing the Feed key Closing the printer cover", and the B-gate self-test describing the WLAN configuration information is printed.

Check the device Name value in the self-test.

Pair the devices you want to connect from the list of devices found in the host.

Setting

• Utilities are provided so that users can set up the interface.

• Native Utilities: Utility apps that can run on each OS are provided.

How to install peripherals

Connecting

Connect supported peripherals to the USB-A type on the back of the B-gate, and turn on the B-gate.

After B-gate booting is complete, proceed to "Opening the printer cover → Pressing the Feed key → Closing the printer cover", and the B-gate self-test describing the enabled peripheral configuration information is printed.

How to install and setup the Cloud Server

Setup the Cloud Server Instance

In order to use the Cloud Server Print functionality, Bixolon’s Cloud Server Handler should be installed on your Cloud Instance. You can use either your own private cloud server or public cloud servers (Amazon AWS EC2or Google Cloud Compute Engine) for the Cloud Server Print.

Cloud Instance Requirement

1. Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit and later or any Linux 64-bit Cloud Instance(AWS/Google Cloud).
2. 
Open port 8080 on your Cloud Instance.
 

AWS Clound Insance Reference :
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/EC2_GetStarted.html


Google Cloud Compute Engine Refernce:

https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/quickstart-linux

B-gate Cloud Server Handler Installation

In order to install the Bixolon’s Cloud Server handler program (CloudServerHandler.tar.bz2), please do the following steps,

1. Open your Cloud Instance 
2. Copy the CloudServerHandler.tar.bz2 into your Cloud Instance
3. Open terminal and navigate to the CloudServerHandler.tar.bz2 file’s directory
4. Run the following commands
a. tar –xvf CloudServerHandler.tar.bz2
b. cd CloudServerHandler
c. chmod +x ./setup.sh
d. sudo ./setup.sh

The above commands will install the B-gate Cloud Server Print Handler. Reboot your Cloud Instance

How to connect B-gate to Cloud Server

The B-gate comes with a built-in webserver and a Web Configuration Tool (BGATE WebCONFIG Tool). All B-gate’s Web Print configuration and settings are done via BGATE WebCONFIG Tool. Since the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool is a web application, the supported interfaces are

LAN (Local Area Network)
WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network)
 

Caution

The BGATE WebCONFIG Tool is password protected, please contact BIXOLON for account credential details.

LAN

1. Connect the LAN cable into the B-gate and then turn on the B-gate.
2. After the B-gate is booted, Open Printer Cover → Press and Release Feed Button → Close Printer Cover. This will print the B-gate’s Self Test Page, which includes LAN Configuration Information as well.
3. From the Self Test Page, take a note on the value of ETH_DHCP, if the value is Disabled then, open your Host(e.g. PC) Network Configuration and set your Host in the same LAN network as the B-gate’s LAN Configuration. For example, if the B-gate’s default IP is 192.168.192.168 then, make your Host IP into 192.168.192.X (x = 1~255) and the Subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0 and Save your new setting.
4. If the ETH_DHCP value is Enabled then just connect the LAN Cable, the B-gate will automatically acquire the IP Information from your DHCP Server(router), print the B-gate self Test Page again to get know the B-gate’s IP Information.
5. Open the web browser on your Host and enter the B-gate’s IP in the address bar, if it is open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool then you have configured your PC and the B-gate Correctly.

WLAN

1. Connect a WLAN Dongle into the B-gate and turn on the B-gate.
2. After the B-gate is booted, Open Printer Cover → Press and Release Feed Button → Close Printer Cover. This will print the B-gate’s Self Test Page, which includes WLAN Configuration Information as well.
3. From the Self Test Page, take a note on the value of the Network, if the value is infra then, use the B-gate network utilities to set the WLAN configuration.
4. If the Network value is adhoc then, connect your host (PC/Tablet/Smart Phone) to the B-gate. The default ESSID of the B-gate is BIXOLON_adhoc and the default IP address is 192.168.1.1
5. Open the Wireless Connection on your Host(e.g. PC/Tablet/Smart Phone) and connect to BIXOLON_adhoc and configure Static IP setting with the IP Address is 192.168.1.2 and the Subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0 and save the new setting.
6. Open the web browser on your Host and enter the B-gate’s IP in the address bar, if it is open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool then you have configured your PC and the B-gate Correctly.

Utility Setup

Network Configuration

Verify LAN Information
1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
2) Click General Information >> Wired TCP/IP Info menu, it will display the current LAN Settings information.


Set LAN Information

1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
2) Click Configuration >> Set LAN TCP/IP Menu.
3) After entering the required LAN information click on the Set LAN IP button.
4) Restart the B-gate after receiving the LAN setting success message from the B-gate to apply the new LAN setting information.


Verify WLAN Information

1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
2) Click General Information >> Wireless TCP/IP Info menu, it will display the current WLAN information.


Set WLAN Information

1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
2) Click Configuration >> Set WLAN TCP/IP  menu.
3) After entering the required WLAN information click on the Set WLAN IP  button.
4) Restart the B-gate after receiving the WLAN setting success message from the B-gate to apply the new WLAN setting information.

External Printer Configuration

USB Printer Settings

A printer, which is connected to the B-gate via USB does not require a separate ID setting. The B-gate will recognize the connected USB printer by the USB physical connection and the connected USB printers can be controlled with the specified ID by the B-gate.

1) Local Printer: The ID of the Printer which is integrated in B-gate(local_printer)
2) USB Printer: The ID of the Printer which is connected to the B-gate via USB port (usb_printer1 ~ 4)



Network Printer Settings

An external network printer, which is connected to the B-gate requires a separate unique ID setting. The B-gate will recognize the connected network printer using the given unique ID.
 

1) Verify Network Printer Information
(1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
(2) Click  Device >> Register Network Printer menu.
(3) Device List will display all the registered printer information.
 
2) Register Network Printer
(1)Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
(2)Click Device >> Register Network Printer menu.
(3)Enter the required information and then click the Register Device button.
Register Network Printer

3) Register Network Printer
(1)Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
(2)Click Device >> Register Network Printer menu.
(3)From the Device List table, click the Remove Printer button on the printer you want to delete.

Rerouting Printer Settings

Rerouting printers are just like backup printer, when the designated printer is out of service, then the printer job will automatically redirect to the registered rerouting printer based on its priority.
 

Caution The Rerouting Device ID and the Network Printer Device ID are different IDs


1) Verify Rerouting Printer Information

(1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
(2) Click Device >> Register Rerouting Printer menu.
(3) The Rerouting Printer List table will display the registered rerouting printer list information.
 
2)Register Rerouting Printer
(1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
(2) Click Device >> Register Rerouting Printer menu.
(3) Enter the required information in the Register Rerouting Printer fields and then click the Register button.
 
3) Remove Rerouting Printer
(1)Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
(2)Click Device >> Register Rerouting Printer menu.
(3)From the Rerouting Printer List table, click the Remove Printer button on the printer you want to delete from the Rerouting Printer List.
 
4) Change Priority
(1)Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
(2)Click Device >> Register Rerouting Printer menu.
(3)From the Rerouting Printer List table, click the Up or Dw button on the rerouting  printer to change its priority and then click the UPDATE PRIORITY button.

Cloud Server Print Settings
Cloud Server Print is a special feature supported by the B-gate, A unique Shop Name has been given to the B-gate and the B-gate is registered to Cloud Server with that Shop Name. Customer can send the print job to the Cloud Server with the Shop Name. When the Cloud Server Print is enabled on the B-gate, the B-gate will automatically fetch the job from the Cloud Server and print

1) Register Cloud Server Account

(1)Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.

(2) Click the Cloud  menu.

(3) Enter the required details and then click the Register button.
 

2) Delete Cloud Server Account

(1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.

(2) Click the Cloud menu.

(3) Click the RE-REGISTER button.
 

3) Enable Cloud Server Print

(1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.

(2) Click Cloud >> Cloud Server Print menu.

(3) Enter the required details and then click the START button.(Ping Interval: Access cycle information from B-gate Cloud Server)
 

4) Disable Cloud Server Print

(1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.

(2) Click Cloud >> Cloud Server Print menu.

(3) Click the STOP button.
 

Caution

In order to use Cloud Server Print, the B-gate should be connected to the internet and able to access the Cloud Server as well.

Protocol Configuration

Protocol Configuration
 

1 Enable/Disable Telnet Protocol

1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the

 address bar of the web browser.

2) Click Configuration >> Set Protocol menu

3) From TELNET list box, select Enable if you want to enable the Telnet Protocol,

   select Disable if you want to disable it.

4) Click the Set Protocol button, it will enable/disable the Telnet protocol and

   displayed the B-gate acknowledgement message as well.
 

2 Enable/Disable SNMP Protocol

1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the

 address bar of the web browser.

2) Click Configuration >> Set Protocol menu

3) From SNMP list box select Enable if you want to enable the SNMP Protocol,

   select Disable if you want to disable it.

4) Click the Set Protocol button, it will enable/disable the SNMP protocol and

   displayed the B-gate acknowledgement message as well.
 

3 Configure SNMP Protocol

1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the

 address bar of the web browser.

2) Click Configuration >> SNMP Configuration menu

3) Enter the required details and then click the Configure button, This will

   configure the SNMP protocol and the B-gate will send the acknowledgement to 

   the web browser as well
 

4 Enable/Disable XPM Protocol
  1. Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the

 address bar of the web browser.

2) Click Configuration >> Set Protocol menu

3) From XPM list box, select Enable if you want to enable the XPM Protocol,

   select Disable if you want to disable it.

4) Click the Set Protocol button, it will enable/disable the XPM protocol and

             displayed the B-gate acknowledgement message as well
 

5 Get XPM Protocol Configuration

1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the

 address bar of the web browser.

2) Click Configuration >> XPM Configuration menu

3) Click the Get XPM button, This will get the current XMP configuration

   information from the B-gate and displayed it on the necessary fields in the web

   browser as well.
 

6 Set XPM Protocol Configuration

1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the

 address bar of the web browser.

2) Click Configuration >> XPM Configuration menu

3) Enter the required details and then Click the Set XPM button, This will Set the

   current XMP configuration information to the B-gate and displayed the

   acknowledgement message on the web browser as well.

 

B-gate Update

Update B-gate Firmware from Cloud Server

Update B-gate Firmware from Cloud Server
 

In addition to the B-gate Firmware download utilities, The B-gate comes with B-gate Firmware update from the Cloud Server using WebConfig Tool, In order to use this, the B-gate should be registered with cloud server and Cloud Server Print should be enabled. When a new Firmware is uploaded to the Cloud Server, the B-gate gets noticed.
 

1) Check New Firmware and Update Immediately

(1)  Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.

(2)  Click Cloud>> Update B-gate F/W Now  menu.

(3)  Click CHECK New F/W button, if the Cloud Server has the latest B-gate firmware than the B-gate firmware, then it will display a confirmation dialog to update the B-gate firmware.

(4)  Click OK on the confirmation dialog and then click Download Now Button

(5)  The B-gate will automatically start updating the new firmware,

(6)  The Paper and Error LED’s are blinking continuously during the Firmware updating process.

(7)  Once the update complete, the Firmware Update Success message will be printed on the Printer and B-gate will reboot as well.

(8)  Take a Printer Self Test Page to confirm the Firmware update
 

2) Check New Firmware and Update Later by selecting Date and Time

(1)  Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.

(2)   Click Cloud>> Update B-gate F/W Later  menu.

(3)  Click CHECK New F/W button, if the Cloud Server has the latest firmware than the B-gate firmware, then it will display a confirmation dialog to update the B-gate firmware.

(4)   Click OK on the confirmation dialog

(5)   Date icon will appear under the Set Date label.

(6)  Click Date Icon, It will display the date and time selection dialog, select the downloaded time and date and then click OK button

(7)  The selected date and time will automatically update on the Set F/W Download Date field.

(8)  Click Auto Download Later button, then will get the SET Download Time Success message.

(9)  The B-gate will automatically start updating the new firmware based on the selected date and time.

(10) The Paper and Error LED’s are blinking continuously during the Firmware updating process.

(11) Once the update complete, the Firmware Update Success message will be printed on the Printer and B-gate will reboot as well.

(12) Take a Printer Self Test Page to confirm the Firmware update

Rollback to Old B-gate Firmware

Rollback to Old B-gate Firmware
 

Sometimes the new B-gate firmware update doesn’t satisfy the customers or it may cause new issues, then the customers can roll back to the previously installed firmware.

To roll back to old firmware, please do the following steps.
 

(1)  Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.

(2) Click Cloud>> Rollback B-gate F/W menu.

(3)  Click Rollback Old F/W  button, It will roll back the B-gate firmware to the old version and display the roll backed message on the browser and rebooted the printer automatically as well.

(4)  Once the B-gate rebooted, please take a Printer Self Test Page to confirm the Firmware version roll back.

Update Printer Firmware from Cloud Server

Update Printer Firmware from Cloud Server
 

In addition to the Printer Firmware downloaded utilities, The B-gate comes with Printer Firmware update from the Cloud Server using WebConfig Tool, In order to use this, the B-gate should be registered with cloud server and Cloud Server Print should be enabled. When a new Firmware is uploaded to the Cloud Server, the B-gate gets noticed.
 

1) Check New Firmware and Update Immediately

(1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.

(2) Click Cloud>> Update Printer F/W Now menu.

(3) Click CHECK New F/W button, if the Cloud Server has the latest printer firmware than the B-gate Printer firmware, then it will display a confirmation dialog to update the B-gate printer firmware.

(4) Click OK on the confirmation dialog, then click the Download Now button

(5) The B-gate will automatically start updating the new firmware,

(6) The Printer LED will glow and blinking continuously during the Firmware updating process.

(7) Once the update complete, the Firmware Update Success message will be printed on the Printer and B-gate will reboot as well.

(8) Take a Printer Self Test Page to confirm the Printer Firmware update.
 

2) Check New Firmware and Update Later by selecting Date and Time

(1)  Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.

(2) Click Cloud>> Update Printer F/W Later menu.

(3) Click CHECK New F/W button, if the Cloud Server has the latest printer firmware than the B-gate printer firmware, then it will display a confirmation dialog to update the B-gate printer firmware.

(4)  Click OK on the confirmation dialog

(5)  Date icon will appear under the Set Date label.

(6)  Click Date Icon, It will display the date and time selection dialog, select the downloaded time and date and then click OK button

(7)  The selected date and time will automatically update on the Set F/W Download Date field.

(8)  Click Auto Download Later button, then will get the SET Download Time Success message.

(9)  The B-gate will automatically start updating the new printer firmware based on the selected date and time,

(10)The Printer LED will glow and blinking continuously during the Firmware updating process.

(11)Once the update complete, the Firmware Update Success message will be printed on the Printer and B-gate will reboot as well.

(12)    Take a Printer Self Test Page to confirm the Printer Firmware update.
 

Caution

Only B-gate Local Printer F/W update supported.

Update WebApp from Cloud Server

Update WebApp from Cloud Server
 

Suppose a customer has more than one shop and each shop has same web application, if a customer’s web application has been updated then the customer has to visit each shop and manually installed his updated web application, (refer section 6.1) it’s a time consuming process, to avoid that, the B-gate comes with a special feature called Update WebApp from Cloud Server. First customer can upload their updated web application via our Cloud Admin Console, please refer section 6.2, then the Shop owners can directly download the newly uploaded web application from the Cloud Server via B-gate WebConfig Tool, In order to use this, the B-gate should be registered with cloud server and Cloud Server Print should be enabled. When a new WebApp is uploaded to the Cloud Server, the B-gate gets noticed.
 

1) Check New WebApp and Update Immediately

(1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.

(2) Click Cloud>> Update WebApp Now  menu.

(3) Click CHECK New App button, if the Cloud Server has the latest WebApp than the B-gate WebApp, then it will display a confirmation dialog to update the B-gate WebApp.

(4) Click OK on the confirmation dialog and then click the Download Now button

(5) B-gate will automatically start updating the new WebApp,

(6) The Paper and Error LED’s are blinking continuously during the WebApp updating process

(7) Once the update complete, the WebApp Update Success message will be printed on the Printer.

(8) Open the new WppApp from your web browser to confirm the WebApp update.
 

2) Check New WebApp and Update Later by selecting Date and Time

(1) Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.

(2) Click Cloud>> Update WebApp Later menu.

(3) Click CHECK New App button, if the Cloud Server has the latest WebApp than the B-gate WebApp, then it will display a confirmation dialog to update the B-gate WebApp.

(4) Click OK on the confirmation dialog

(5) Date icon will appear under the Set Date label.

(6) Click Date Icon, It will display the date and time selection dialog, select the downloaded time and date and then click OK button

(7) The selected date and time will automatically update on the Set App Download Date field.

(8) Click Auto Download Later button, then will get the SET Download Time Success message.

(9) The B-gate will automatically start updating the new WebApp,

(10) The Paper and Error LED’s are blinking continuously during the WebApp

updating process

(11) Once the update complete, the WebApp Update Success message will be printed on the Printer.

(12) Open the new WppApp from your web browser to confirm the WebApp

update.


 

Development Environment

Web Application usually runs in web browsers, so there is no need for specific operating system supports; however, the selection of web browser should be relevant. Since our BIXOLON’s B-gate uses HTML 5 features, it is essential to use HTML5 supported web browsers, this section will discuss about the browser versions which are supported by our SDK APIs.

Supported Web Browser Versions

  • IE (Internet Explorer): 10.0 and above
  • Chrome: 16 and above
  • Chrome Mobile: 16 and above
  • Safari: 6.0 and above
  • Safari Mobile: 6.0 and above
  • Firefox: 11.0 and above
  • Firefox Mobile: 11.0 and above
  • Opera: 12.10 and above
  • Opera Mobile: 12.10 and above
  • Android Browser: 4.4 and above
  • Black Berry Browser: 7.0 and above

Caution

If you use a Web browser that does not support Web Socket then, the function may not work properly

Sample Apps

The B-gate comes with a built-in Sample App to test the B-gate’s Cloud Server Print functionality.

Cloud Server Print Testing
1. Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
 
2. Click Cloud Server Demo menu.
 
3. A new web page for the Cloud Server Print demo will appear in your web browser.


 
4.To test demo for POS printer, Click POS DEMO button
 
5. A new web page for the POS DEMO will be appear in your web browser.
 
6. There are 4 kinds of demo applications,
EDITOR -  Make your sample print page and Print
COFFEE SHOP – Sample Coffee Shop demo
QUEUE TICKET – sample Queue Ticket Printing
COUPON            – Sample Coupon Printing


 
7. If you want to Print Sample Queue Ticket, Enter the Cloud IP Address in Cloud IP Address box and then click Get Shops button and then select your designated shop from the shop list drop down box, by default, After selecting the designated Shop, click the QUEUE TICKET button it will send the sample queue ticket to the selected shop via cloud and display the order status as well.



8. If you want to Print Sample Coupon, Enter the Cloud IP Address in Cloud IP Address box and then click Get Shops button and then select your designated shop from the shop list drop down box, After selecting the designated Shop, click the Coupon button it will send the sample coupon to the selected shop via cloud and display the order status as well.


9. If you want to check Editor Demo, please click the EDITOR button, it will show the sample editor demo application, design your sample print page by clicking the required buttons on the left side, after designing your sample print page, Enter the Cloud IP Address in Cloud IP Address box and then click Get Shops button and then select your designated shop from the shop list drop down box, After selecting the designated Shop, click the PRINT DATA button it will send the sample print page to the selected shop via cloud and display the order status as well.



10. To test Coffee Shop demo, please click the COFFESHOP button, it will show the Coffee Shop demo application, Click the items you order, then Enter the Cloud IP Address in Cloud IP Address box and then click Get Shops button and then select your designated shop from the shop list drop down box, After selecting the designated Shop, click the PRINT button it will send your order to the selected shop via cloud and display the order status as well.


 
Caution
In order to use Cloud Server Print, the B-gate and the device which is open the Cloud Server Print Demo application should be connected to the internet and able to access the Cloud Server as well.




Cloud Server Print Testing  (LABEL DEMO)
1. Open the BGATE WebCONFIG Tool by entering the B-gate’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser.
 
2. Click Cloud Server Demo menu.
 
3. A new web page for the Cloud Server Print demo will appear in your web browser.
4. To test demo for LABEL printer, Click LABEL DEMO button.
 
5. A new web page for the LABEL DEMO will be appear in your web browser.
There are 2 kinds of demo applications,
 
6. There are 2 kinds of LABEL demo applications
ALL DEMO
RESTAURANT
 

 
7. To test the ALL DEMO, please click the ALL DEMO button and it will show the ALL DEMO application, ALL Demo application is used to test the ALL Label Print SDK APIs, it has the following sub demos
    1. Shapes Demo  - Its used to test the circle and block shapes printing
    2. Barcode Demo  - Three kind of Barcode Demos
      1. 1D Barcode Printing – Its used to test all types of 1D barcodes
      2. 2D Barcode Printing – Its used to test all types of 2D barcodes
      3. (Maxi Code, PDF419, QRCode, Data Matrix, Aztec, Code49, CODABLOCK and Micro-PDF Barcodes)
      1. Special Barcodes Printing – Its used to test all the special barcodes(IMB, MSI, Plessey, TLC39 and RSS Barcodes)
      1. Text Demo  - Its used to test the Text strings (Bitmap and vector fonts)
          1. Bitmap Font Printing
          2. Vector Font Printing
      2. Image Demo - Its used to test the image printing

 
8. To test the Shapes Demo Click the Printer Setting button to set the printer properites, Enter Cloud Server  IP Address or Domain Name in IP Address box and then click the Get Shops button. Select the designated Shop and then click the Get Devices button and then select your designated printer from the Get Devices drop down box and then Select the Shapes Demo from the Select Demo Type drop box ( By default Shapes Demo will be Selected), It will display the Shapes Demo section, If you want to test the Circle then enter the required values and then click the Draw Circle button and it will send the circle data to the Cloud Server and display the order status and then the designated Shop automatically fetch the Order Data from the Cloud Server and Print. If you want to test the Block Shapes printing then enter the required values and then click the Draw Block button and it will send the Block shape data to the Cloud Server and display the order status and then the designated Shop automatically fetch the Order Data from the Cloud Server and Print.
9. To test the Barcode Demo Click the Printer Setting button to set the printer properites, Enter Cloud Server  IP Address or Domain Name in IP Address box and thenclick the Get Shops button. Select the designated Shop and then click the Get Devices button and then select your designated printer from the Get Devices drop down box and then Select the Barcode Demo from the Select Demo Type drop box ( By default Shapes Demo will be Selected), this will display the Barcode demo testing section,
if you want to test the 1D Barcodes then select the ID Barcode Demo from the Select Barcode Demo drop box( by default 1D Barcode Demo is selected) If you want to test the all the supported 1D barcodes then click the  Draw ALL 1DBarcode  button and it will print all the 1D barcodes on the selected printer and display the printer status. If you want to test each 1D Barcodes one by one then select the Required Barcode type from the Type drop box then and then click the Draw 1DBarcode button and it will send the barcode data to the Cloud Server and display the order status and then the designated Shop automatically fetch the Order Data from the Cloud Server and Print.

 
If you want to test the 2D Barcodes then select the 2D Barcode Demo from the Select Barcode Demo drop box( by default 1D Barcode Demo is selected) If you want to test the all the supported 2D barcodes then click the Draw ALL 2DBarcode  button and it will print all the 2D barcodes on the selected printer and display the printer status. If you want to test each 2D Barcodes one by one then select the required 2D Barcode type from the 2D Type drop box then and then click the Draw [2D Type] button and it will send the barcode data to the Cloud Server and display the order status and then the designated Shop automatically fetch the Order Data from the Cloud Server and Print.

 
If you want to test the Special Barcodes then select the Special Barcode Demo from the Select Barcode Demo drop box( by default 1D Barcode Demo is selected) If you want to test the all the supported special barcodes then click the Draw ALL SplBarcode  button and it will print all the special barcodes on the selected printer and display the printer status. If you want to test each Special Barcodes one by one, then select the required Special Barcode type from the Special Barcode drop box then and then click the Draw [Special Barcode] button and it will send the barcode data to the Cloud Server and display the order status and then the designated Shop automatically fetch the Order Data from the Cloud Server and Print.

 
10. To test the Text Demo Click the Printer Setting button to set the printer properties, Enter Cloud Server  IP Address or Domain Name in IP Address box and then click the Get Shops button. Select the designated Shop and then click the Get Devices button and then select your designated printer from the Get Devices drop down box and then Select the Text Demo from the Select Demo Type drop box ( By default Shapes Demo will be Selected), this will display the Text Demo testing section,
if you want to test the Bitmap text string printing then select the Bitmap Font Demo from the Text Type  drop box( by default Bitmap Font Demo is selected), It will display the Bitmap font demo section, Enter the required details and then click the Print Bitmap Font button and it will send the text string data to the Cloud Server and display the order status and then the designated Shop automatically fetch the Order Data from the Cloud Server and Print.

 
if you want to test the Vector text string printing then select the Vector Font Demo from the Text Type  drop box( by default Bitmap Font Demo is selected), It will display the Vector font demo section, Enter the required details and then click the Print Vector Font button and it will send the text string data to the Cloud Server and display the order status and then the designated Shop automatically fetch the Order Data from the Cloud Server and Print.
 

 
11. To test the Image Demo Click the Printer Setting button to set the printer properties, Enter Cloud Server  IP Address or Domain Name in IP Address box and then click the Get Shops button. Select the designated Shop and then click the Get Devices button and then select your designated printer from the Get Devices drop down box and then Select the Image Demo from the Select Demo Type drop box ( By default Shapes Demo will be Selected), It will display the Image Demo section, Enter required details and then click the Draw Image button and it will send the Image data to the Cloud Server and display the order status and then the designated Shop automatically fetch the Order Data from the Cloud Server and Print.



12. To test the Restaurant Demo, please click the RESTAURANT button and it will show the Restaurant demo application. Click the items you would like to order. Enter Cloud Server  IP Address or Domain Name in IP Address box and then click the Get Shops button. Select the designated Shop and then click the Get Devices button and then select your designated printer from the Get Devices drop down box. After selecting the designated printer, click the Make Order button and it will send the order data to the Cloud Server and display the order status and then the designated Shop automatically fetch the Order Data from the Cloud Server and Print.


 
  1. Caution
  1. In order to use Cloud Server Print, the B-gate and the device which is open the Cloud Server Print Demo application should be connected to the internet and able to access the Cloud Server as well.