Azure Event Hub

The Azure Event Hub output in ArcGIS Velocity allows you to send event data to Azure Event Hubs. Azure Event Hubs is a managed service hosted in the Azure cloud that can be used as a central message hub for bidirectional communication between ArcGIS Velocity and other IoT devices or applications.

For more information about Azure Event Hubs, see the Azure Event Hubs documentation.


The following are example uses of the Azure Event Hub output:

  • A logistics company configures an Azure Event Hub output to get enriched vehicle fleet information to various department systems.
  • A data analyst wants to send the results of their big data analytic to Azure Event Hubs.

Usage note

Azure Event Hubs connection parameters can be obtained from Microsoft Azure Event Hubs in the Azure portal.


The following are the parameters for the Azure Event Hub output:

ParameterDescriptionData type

Shared Access Key Name

The shared access key name for the Azure Event Hubs credentials.


Shared Access Key

The shared access key for the Azure Event Hubs credentials.


Event Hub Endpoint

The endpoint of the Azure Event Hubs, for example, iothub-ns-streetlight-010101-0f024610d9.


Event Hub Entity Path

The path for the Azure Event Hubs entity, for example, Streetlights-IoT-Hub. This is also referred to as the namespace.