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Documentation is accessible on Sewio Portal

Video Tutorials
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wILlJ_W7mtY&list=PLLovOxat9_dlW4nwkVRP2ke0YsLSxgeUP

 

Support Center
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Changelog

Version 1.6.1 [released April 5, 2018]

RTLS Studio

  • show uptime of running services in RTLS Monitor
  • possible to create backup without historical data (to save time and space) in Backup/Restore

RTLS Server (version 1.31.2)

  • added new parameter USE_ONLY_PRESENCE_ANCHORS for Presence Detection
  • if multilateration fails, calculation of presence detection will be performed from all anchors that received blink

RTLS Manager (version 3.1.0)

  • optimized for multiprocessor systems
  • barometer calibration of multiple tags at once
  • slave that is not covered by any master is visualized by red color in Initialization table
  • score in Initialization table is recalculated based on slave anchors that each master covers sufficiently (not all slave anchors with connectivity)
  • fixed setting of suggested masters (2 and more)
  • filterable and sortable tables
  • improved TCP Synchronization
  • added status bar (in Anchors Summary) checking anchors UWB and network configuration

Sensmap (version 8.0.0)

  • size of marker is constant
  • now using GPU (with fallback to CPU) for rendering tags
  • configurable time threshold for inactive tags (in tab RTLS, menu Options)
  • added “Find” feature for tags/anchors (in tab RTLS, menu Nodes)

Sensmap 3D (version 1.0.5)

  • remember colors assigned to tags
Version 1.6.0 [released February 5, 2018]

RTLS Manager (version 3.0.1)

  • KeepSync (TCP Synchronization) functionality
  • certification constraints
  • calibration of barometers
  • Tags Summary table sortable and filterable

RTLS Server (version 1.31.0)

  • calculate height based on data from barometer
  • multifloor support – filter anchors from different floors
  • compensate Z axis during calculation with barometer data. This height has precedence over Z_AXIS_COMPENSATION
  • reworked Presence Detection – trigger after certain time since last good position, filter anchors based on RSSI and change position only if RSSI significantly changes (all configurable in RTLS Manager)
  • Extended position information (Profiler in Sensmap) is also available for Presence Detection positions (shows RSSI from tag on anchors)
  • use user drawn walls to filter anchors that are in different room (i.e. behind wall).Walls have precedence over Anchor Restrictions
  • better estimation of initial position (used for anchor geometry and walls)
  • new parameter IGNORE_BORDER_POSITIONS
  • delay calculation for tag based on its refresh rate (to mitigate network delay and allow gathering reports from all anchors)

Sensmap (version 7.1.0)

  • created “Plan” tab with according submenus.
  • added editing for walls, paths and exits.
  • added snapping for line drawing.
  • do not hide walls/exits/paths after pressing ESC
  • show walls/exits/paths by default on expanding the menu item
  • dynamic plan loading (to resolve issues with SensmapServer behind NAT)
  • option to track all tags with one checkbox
  • do not highlight possible masters (in master restrictions selection) that are on different plan
  • added visualization of RSSI for extended position information
  • visualize hyperbolas for every tracked point
  • added option to show/hide inactive tags (inactive tag has not moved for 15 minutes and is visualized as gray marker)

Sensmap 3D (version 1.0.4)

  • north offset change has immediate effect
  • dynamic plan loading (to resolve issues with SensmapServer behind NAT)
  • turn on/off visualization of presence detection positions

SensmapServer (version 3.3.0)

  • added new parameters for plan: height and elevation
  • store barometer calibration
  • allow upload of images with extensions in upper case (JPG, PNG, etc.)
  • added “at” UTC timestamp for “current_value” in JSON retrieved from /sensmapserver/api/feeds

Sage (version 1.2.0)

  • new metric – Daily attendance
  • added REST endpoint to retrieve unfiltered positional data
  • dynamic plan loading for heatmaps & spaghetti chart (to resolve issues with SensmapServer behind NAT)
  • fixed exporting of large charts (mainly heatmaps and spaghetti charts)
Version 1.5.0 [released November 1, 2017]

RTLS Studio

  • update to newer version keeps also RTLS Server’s configuration
  • captures now have a unique filename

RTLS Manager

  • real-time graphing firstpath and RSSI besides 2nd diff
  • several new features and tweaks for graphing (graph only allowed slaves, graph slaves in close vicinity, …)
  • GUI optimizations for refreshing/updating large number of anchors
  • serverside optimizations for handling high traffic from anchors and tags
  • various graphical modifications and fixes (tag calibration, grids, tables, etc.)
  • automatic logging of anchor and tag configuration (for easier supporting)

RTLS Server

  • increase in precision using the geometry of anchors when choosing masters and slaves (in environments with higher number of anchors)
  • performance increase by parallelization of parsing reports
  • temporarily disabled Presence Detection
  • battery / fw / hw / platform / user_button / location change is now sent also via UDP channel
  • kalman filter with dynamic time step (better approximation of positions with significant time difference, e.g. tag coming to the area after a long time)
  • consider route direction for complex map matching
  • support for linearized battery percentage of new firmware
  • support for room exits

API

  • possible to subscribe to all tags/anchors (even currently nonexisting) with one request

Sensmap & Sensmap 3D

  • north offset change has immediate effect.
  • minor graphical fixes
Version 1.4.3 [released August 31, 2017]

! Changes in REST API – list of breaking changes

RTLS Studio

  • database tool can now specify time range
  • complete system backup while doing update to newer version
  • increased system limits (php max computation time, php max memory, system’s max open file descriptors)
  • updated DB Documentation

Sage Analytics

  • user can specify time range also in seconds
  • possibility to update to full version via GUI
  • added documentation and interactive demo
  • added zone manager – tool to create and edit zones
  • added feature which enables user to change time interval of all charts at once

RTLS Manager

  • support for anchors with multiple antennas
  • wireless configuration for IMU tags (for FW 3.118 and higher)
  • evaluate masters during initialization also by their error in multilateration
  • more stable initialization for wifi anchors

RTLS Server

  • support for new message types from tags (since fw 3.118)
  • support for pressure and temperature
  • automatic placing tags on plan according to anchors
  • added master restrictions (enables possibility to restrict slaves for given master). User can modify master restrictions without the need to restart rtlsserver
  • dynamic mapmatching with strength of paths. User can modify paths without the need to restart rtlsserver
  • find best master algorithm completely reworked
  • added mac address to uploaded JSON
  • datastreams accX, accY, accZ renamed and merged into one “acc” (more details in section API)
  • datastreams magX, magY, magZ renamed and merged into one “mag” (more details in section API)
  • datastreams gyroX, gyroY, gyroZ renamed and merged into one “gyro” (more details in section API)
  • configurable “master as a tag” option to find better synchronization
  • support for quaternions
  • upload of extended position information (so user can visualize hyperbolas)
  • change of CLR value → value of CLR is the optimum error
  • support for 1000+ tags
  • fixed incorrect zone event when tag entered zone on different plan than its current

Sensmap

  • added tool to visualize and analyze initialization (menu Profiler → Anchor Initialization)
  • added tool to visualize and analyze localization (menu Profiler → Extended position Information)
  • added tool to draw and set paths for mapmatching
  • added tool to define “rooms” for master restrictions
  • removed option to place tags on plan, since it is automatic
  • added option to disable zone popups
  • added option to change plan’s image
  • automatically lock anchors position after tutorial to avoid unintended change of anchors position
  • automatically add tags on plan
  • do not connect trajectories that are not continuous (i.e. there is significant time delay between two trajectories for the same tag)
  • responsive design
  • possible to draw straight lines while creating zone (by holding shift key)
  • sensmap now remembers options from tab RTLS, menu Options
  • change of position animation for refresh rates higher than 3s
  • tags are hidden until their first movement
  • node tracking statistics are now filterable and sortable
  • support for national characters in alias, title, plan name, zone name, etc.

Sensmap 3D

  • persistent change of model for tag
  • possible to set 3d model for plan
  • detection of unsupported WebGL
  • rotation is now using quaternions
  • added valid zones (visualize tag movement only inside this zone)
Version 1.3.2 [released April 25, 2017]

RTLS Studio

  • added possibility to choose network interface when doing RTLS Capture (to avoid problems on servers with multiple network interfaces)
  • RTLS Capture is limited to maximally 15 minutes (to avoid filling up disk storage if user forgets to stop the capture)
  • added push notifications
    • user is notified when free space is bellow 2GB
    • user is notified when update is installed
    • EULA
    • more notifications are to be added in the future
  • free space is checked every two hours in the background. Automatically disables storing to database if free space is bellow 2 GB.
  • added information about API keys to Interactive demo
  • updated factsheets
  • added application notes
  • added support for multiple network interfaces
  • added tool which can easily empty large database

RTLS Analytics DEMO

  • released first version
  • 2 metrics in demo version, 9 in PRO version

RTLS Manager

  • added functionality to toggle LED on anchors
  • added functionality to individually set localization mode on each anchor (active, presence, idle)
    • active = default state of anchor for localization
    • presence = this anchor can be used only for presence detection, not for precise localization
    • idle = anchor is not used
  • online tags are visually different from offline tags in tags summary
  • tag alias can be set in tags summary table
  • last column in tags summary now shows all blinks received from particular tag

RTLS Server

  • presence detection (disabled by default) to indicate coarse position of tag
  • presence detection is used if there are not enough blinks for precise localization or when calculation fails
  • tag’s presence detection position = position of anchor with best blink signal from tag
  • RTLS Server now accepts also IP address for UDP upload which is not reachable at the time of run

Sensmap

  • new tracking statistics: track average time gap between positions, number of positions and maximal delay between two positions
  • two new functions: place all anchors and place all tags on current plan
  • better performance for tags with high refresh rate
  • automatically reconnecting to websocket server upon disconnection

Sensmap 3D

  • full support for 3D rotations
  • tooltips with tracking statistics above tags
Version 1.2.2 [released December 5, 2016]

RTLS Studio:

  • added backup/restore to RTLS Studio
  • extended documentation (for API and for devices) in RTLS Studio

API

  • added zone subscription (monitor changes to particular zone)
  • positions are sent to DB in batches. Every position from this batch is now zone-checked
  • all sensor data from tags are now stored in DB (raw data or rotation data); datastream names are: accX, accY, accZ, magX, magY, magZ, gyroX, gyroY, gyroZ for raw data;
    roll, pitch, yaw for processed rotation data
  • confidence level radius (CLR) is also stored in DB
  • support for button pressed and custom payload on tags

RTLS Manager

  • possible to reconfigure tags with mounted sensors
  • added support to WiFi anchors
  • remember IP ranges for scanning anchors (after page refresh)
  • sync graph now shows slave and master packet losses
  • added feature which sets masters after initialization automatically after user’s confirmation

RTLS Server

  • increased performance
  • reduced position loss by using older syncs (maximally 3s old)
  • trying to use as much blinks as possible
  • better quality estimation of calculated position (done by distances from optimum to hyperbolas) → added two new parameters to config (if distance > threshold #1, run correctional algorithm which will find all probable anchors causing this outlier’s hyperbola. Remove these anchors from computation and try to find better positions, which will have distance lower than threshold #2. Threshold #2 is percentage of area defined by anchors which are used for computation)
  • increased stability of position by not using anchors with bad second difference
  • added filter for synchronization messages using firstpath index. Disabled by default
  • batch upload—bug fixes

Sensmap

  • possible to disable visualizing of CLR

Install & update

  • possible to change hostname for RTLS Studio
  • possible to set password (for unix login, FTP and Webpage access)
  • update and install script uses same zip package
  • automatically creates backup folder with “factory reset” package
  • update script migrates old DB scheme to newer (for extended zone support)