Control widgets such the Switch or Slider allows easy remote device control right from Ubidots Dashboards.
The Control widget lets users manage devices remotely using Ubidots. The 2 available control widgets in Ubidots application builder are "Switch" and "Slider":
The "Switch" widget is a simple on/off function that remotely controls a device using variable settings of "1" or "0". For example, you have connected a device to your garage door. By setting a variable to "1" a user can open the garage door. Conversely a "0" command will close the door.
The "Slider" widget lets users control devices remotely in a range of values assigned. The creation of the slider widget is the same as the gauge widget.
The following video provides additional steps-by-step instructions to creating your first control widget.