Release 2020.01.05.00

(Autonomous Robot Control Software)
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Change Release Notes

  • faster loading of mobile interface objects

  • rendering of objects across multiple screen resolutions is faster when executing layout

  • cheatsheet populates faster which makes loading the script edit window faster

  • file open dialog loads project list faster

  • more reliable video capture driver that keeps better reference to the image data memory location for each frame

  • camera vision engine that shares frame memory across display canvases

  • plugin configuration has a script helper class to store scripts rather then having to manually create storage entries

  • deeper error logging of script executor

  • fix for only one item displaying when opening from cloud

  • display version information about plugins when push question mark

  • remove avi recording framerate option because we use the current FPS of the camera

  • don't allow recording until the fps is set

  • additional cross thread protection when rendering video stream to screen canvas

  • check for updating doesn't delay project loading with no internet connection

  • Lock painting the camera canvas to prevent cross thread conflict when new frame is being loaded. Solves an issue with raspberry pi camera feed

  • larger image buffer

  • allocate buffer capacity ahead of time for more efficient memory management

  • prevent exception when checking new version

  • bring control to front of other windows when title bar is selected

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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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