Time Trigger Node

Trigger actions based on current time


Set a trigger based on current time. This node is useful to get downstream nodes to take action (or not) depending on the day of week or time of day.

Example use cases:

Inputs & Outputs

  • Inputs : 1, Media Format : Raw Video
  • Outputs : 1, Media Format: Raw Video
  • Output Metadata : Time trigger state


day_of_week Trigger on this day of the week.
- null (all days)
- sunday
- monday
- tuesday
- wednesday
- thursday
- friday
- saturday
period Trigger periodically

- null : Disabled
- day : Every day at 00:00
- hour : Every hour at 0 mins past the hour
- 30min : Every 30 mins, starting at 0 mins past the hour
- 15min : Every 15 mins, starting at 0 mins past the hour
- seconds : Every X seconds from start of deployment
interval Trigger at a fixed interval, when period is seconds.
Only required when period is seconds.

Ex. 60 will trigger at every sixty seconds.
time_ranges Comma separated times or time ranges to trigger at.

ex. 12pm to 4pm, 5pm, 8pm-9pm will set the trigger continuously between 12pm and 4pm, then once at 5pm, and then continuously between 8pm and 9pm.
timezone Timezone.

- us/pacific
- us/central
- us/mountain
- us/eastern
- other : Specify offset from GMT using timezone_offset
timezone_offset Timezone Offset in hours from GMT, when timezone is other

Ex. 5.5 is GMT +5:30


Metadata PropertyDescription
nodes.<node_id>Format : as defined in the table below.

<node_id> for is of the form time_triggerX (ex. time_trigger1)


"nodes": {
    "time_trigger1": {
        "type": "time_trigger",
        "triggered": True


triggeredBooleanTrue if current time matches the configuration, else False