# Event Generator
Component Type: Sensor (Subcategory: Simulation) The event generator plugin can be used to periodically send event triggers at a given time interval.
No special hardware or software required
# Port Description
No input or output ports available
# Event Trigger Description
- event_out_1: Events will be generated and sent to this port.
- generation_delay [integer]: The time interval for generating events in milliseconds.
- event_payload [string]: A string value which will be sent with the event as a parameter (currently not used by other plugins).