Release 2019.05.08.00

(Autonomous Robot Control Software)
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Change Release Notes

  • New startup menu with all projects in a single place

  • Performance improvement loading large ezb project folders

  • provide an error if the ARC calling assembly isn't resolved

  • removed ez-b type option when saving to the cloud

  • getServoRealtime() updated to support multiple behavior controls each attached to the event

  • project Options has a setting to auto focus mobile interface fullscreen when project is loaded

  • auto position smoothing for variable speed modifiers

  • diagnostic data is transmitted as a compressed stream to load ARC quicker

  • ability to add custom movements to movement manager by a custom movement id

  • fix for irobot roomba Movement Panel where baud and version were not being specified

  • ui performance enhancements

  • fix for 3d robot designer not displaying all bits from library

  • Auto position Movement Panel allows variable speed modifier for all frames within an action. Double click on the frame in the action list to edit and enable the speed modifier values

  • auto position Movement Panel was not setting speed unless the robot was executing a movement

  • movement speed was not launching movement speed event when speed was changed.

  • imu gyro range displayed in degrees per second

  • fix for GetBatteryVoltage() and GetCPUTemperature() requiring a parameter to specify board index. Now defaults to 0

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Usage Personal
Early access to new features & fixes Yes
Simultaneous microcontroller connections* 1 255
Robot skills* 20 Unlimited
Skill Store plugins* 1 Unlimited
Cognitive services usage** 10/day 6,000/day
Auto-positions gait actions* 40 Unlimited
Speech recongition phrases* 10 Unlimited
Camera devices* 1 Unlimited
Vision resolution max 320x240 Unlimited
Interface builder* 2 Unlimited
Cloud project size 128 MB
Cloud project revision history Yes
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