News for October 2018

    Friday, October 26, 2018
    2018-10-26

    What's new in this release?

    • Options for no rear/side/time mutes of white-listed signals
    • Option to view application logcat and send it to developer (use only when directed, please)
    • When speed limit units differ from selected application units, speed limits are corrected to application units
    • Support for latest TMG a-15 firmware
    • Alert screen and overlay icons for TMG now show red for RCV ONLY mode to indicate no protection
    • Bug fixes

    New TMG f/w support includes mute on/off. Unfortunately, it's not possible to read the current mute state of the TMG a-15, so if you connect to it with TMG already muted, JBV1 will show it as not muted and you'll have to toggle it twice to unmute. I decided this was better than always unmuting it after connecting. If you power off the TMG in a muted state, it will be unmuted on next restart.

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Saturday, October 20, 2018
    2018-10-20

    What's new in this release?

    • Removed swipe down for TMG control panel
    • TMG live icon added to alert screen and overlay (tap alert screen icon for control panel)
    • Long press TMG alert screen icon to switch to next mode in this sequence: Receive Only, Test, Auto
    • TMG control panel shows selected mode name, with current auto kill (Test) and/or sleep time (Test+Auto) settings

    Waze

    Alert Screen Landscape

    Alert Screen Portrait

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    2018-10-18

    What's new in this release?

    • TMG custom auto sleep time option
    • TMG overlay displayed when app running in foreground
    • TMG bug fixes

    The "custom auto sleep time" works by toggling the CPU out of auto sleep mode and then back to auto sleep mode.

    In test mode, the overlay now shows a big "K" as soon as kill begins, then a big "X" when the kill has succeeded (CPU in receive only mode). In receive only mode, the overlay will show a big "X" immediately, to indicate no protection.

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    2018-10-17

    What's new in this release?

    • TMG A-15 support!
    • Improved CSA Same Road Only algorithm (I think so, let me know)
    • Bug fixes

    TMG A-15 support notes: I just got the BT command data for volume up/down about 2 hours ago, so I was scrambling to revise the controls layout, add the commands, and test. The volume buttons are small for now, but I will improve the layout soon. As with the hard buttons, you have to wait after a button press for the voice report to finish before another button press will work. From the alert screen, swipe down on an empty space in the background to pull up the TMG control panel. You can adjust volume and toggle the RCV and SLP buttons. When JBV1 is in the background, a TMG alert will result in a full-screen overlay in red (front alert) or yellow (rear alert). You won't be able to touch anything behind the overlay while it's onscreen, so you'll have to wait for the alert to clear. If running in TEST mode (SLP button lit), you have the options of custom auto kill and sleep times. You may also tap the alert overlay anywhere for JTK before auto kill occurs. When the kill commands start (it can take more than one), the background arrow will be replaced by a big X. After an alert has cleared, the CPU will be automatically reset to TEST mode after your selected sleep time, unless you press one of the buttons during the sleep time (which cancels the reset back to TEST mode). Gun type is listed in the alert log when you drill down to a specific alert to see all its hits. If you see no gun type, then it was a V1 laser alert.

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Saturday, October 13, 2018
    2018-10-13

    What's new in this release?

    • New Ka-band alert sound
    • Band-specific bogey lock tones when alert sounds disabled (dee-dee-brap, dee-dee-brap-brap, dee-dee-snort, etc.)
    • Bogey lock tones and alert sounds will play when enabled in settings
    • Configurable V1 settings display tap, double tap, and long press actions
    • V1 Quick Change toggles instantly change V1 settings without profile push
    • Options for priority alert display of auto-muted alerts (the master setting is inverse of old setting)
    • Alert Recall (swipe left/right on empty area of alert screen)
    • Two more K-band boxes (five total)
    • Wake display option won't wake display when app auto starts with device in pocket
    • New "JBV1" night style for maps
    • New CSA alert map icons: Blue = unconfirmed, Red = confirmed
    • CSA alert highlighting: Blue = unconfirmed, Red = confirmed
    • Settings and other supporting activity screens re-themed to be more like alert screen theme.
    • Many Display settings regrouped into child screens
    • Marks now appear in overlay

    On the new auto-muted alert priority options (box, rear, side, time), if any disabled option matches an alert, that alert will not show in the priority display, even if an enabled option also matches that alert.

    Here's a video demo of alert screen controls. Movie making is not my thing (yet), so keep that in mind.

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Friday, October 05, 2018
    2018-10-05

    What's new in this release?

    • Options for overlay double tap and long press actions
    • Options for mute (large speaker) icon double tap and long press actions
    • Option to disable connection recovery while moving
    • Overlay bogey counter color updated same as alert screen bogey counter
    • New pop-up alert screen alert map replaces full-screen (background) and inset maps
    • Aircraft detected by PAWS to be within 10 km (6.2 mi) are now shown on the alert screen alert map (if enabled), including their flight paths (if available)
    • PAWS filter settings simplified
    • Removed animations from alert screen updates to reduce update latency
    • Added animations to dialogs (because they make me smile)
    • Fixed some bugs with knob-muted alerts and knob-mute detection

    The new alert screen alert map for CSA and PAWS alerts has a "HIDE" button in the lower left. If you need to see info behind the window, tap the HIDE button to slide the window out of the way, and then a small map icon will slide up over the V1 settings area. Tap the icon to bring the map back into view. The map continues to update while hidden, but not when the app is backgrounded.

    The green (dark map) and blue (light map) circles on the map are in 1-mile increments, out to 5 miles. The orange circle is 1/2 mile, the red one 1/4 mile. When only CSA's are on the map, it will zoom to a little over 3 miles of forward range with your location near the bottom of the map. When aircraft and their paths are on the map, it will zoom out to around 13 miles of total range with your location in the center. Helicopters have a different icon that look like a helicopter (surprise!), and their paths are dotted instead of dashed. The faster a plane or helicopter is traveling, the more space between the dashes and dots. It doesn't vary the spacing along the path to show changes in velocity, it only reflects the current speed.

    Master changelog for all releases.


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