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This video provides detailed instructions on how to trigger a Watchman gate access control system using the TrueCloud Connect dashboard. TrueCloud Connect™ is CellGate’s proprietary back-end architecture that manages all data flow between product hardware, the internet, cellular networks, landline phones, smartphone apps, and the administrative web portal. Knowing how to trigger the gate is essential for controlling access and ensuring security for your property.

How to Trigger a Watchman Gate

  1. Log In to TrueCloud Connect: Use your login credentials to access the dashboard.
  2. Navigate to the Gate: Select the name of the gate you wish to control.
  3. Trigger the Gate:
    • Momentary Open: Click the “Trigger Gate” button for a momentary open.
    • Hold Open: Select the “Hold Open” option to keep the gate open for an extended period.
    • Close Gate: Click the “Close Gate” button to close the gate.

Benefits of Triggering the Gate

  • Enhanced Control: Easily manage gate access to allow or restrict entry as needed.
  • Improved Security: Maintain a secure environment by controlling when and how the gate is opened.
  • Operational Efficiency: Quickly respond to access requests without needing to be physically present at the gate.


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