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Usage Transparency Service

Usage Transparency Service provides an API to send application specific usage data to the central usage service. This information may contain:

  • User details
  • Accessed data details
  • Access time details

This information can be displayed and analyzed using the Usage Transparency UI.


For accessing this service you need to have the respective roles listed in Usage Transparency Service roles and scopes.


Usage Transparency Service exposes its API for the following task:

  • Sending application specific data to the UTS backend.

Example Scenario

A provider offers an application with which customers can connect industrial hardware devices to MindSphere. They want to charge an initial fee for onboarding new hardware devices and a monthly fee per device. They use the Usage Transparency Service within the application to send user information to the central usage service, where it can be accessed using the UI when preparing the bills.

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