News for March 2020

    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    2020-03-25

    What's new in this release?

    • Option to flash the V1 priority alert display's signal strength meter and orientation arrow on new priority alert (display > priority alert display, default = 5 seconds)
    • Option to enable/disable the small antenna bias arrow drawn on top of (or next to) V1 alert orientation arrows (display, default = enabled)
    • Option to show enabled override areas on alert map (alert map overlays, default = disabled)
    • Override area search/draw map shows existing override areas
    • Override draw mode detects and rejects self-intersecting polygons
    • Added "None" selection to override profile action, in case user only wants to change PAWS or just announce region entry/exit
    • Overrides now available to Standalone mode (can auto enable/disable PAWS, profile selection ignored)
    • 25 March 2020 camera database

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Saturday, March 21, 2020
    2020-03-21

    What's new in this release?

    • New option to select mute icon tap action: Mute priority alert (default) or mute all
    • New Doppler Effect option for V1 alert sounds, varies pitch by orientation
    • New Draw Mode for defining profile override areas
    • Miscellaneous fixes and improvements

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    2020-03-17

    What's new in this release?

    • Alert Map settings also accessible from root screen's FEATURES THAT REQUIRE DATA section, since the feature requires data (will eventually remove display settings access point)
    • Dead zones added to alert map auto ranging to avoid frequent switching while driving on a speed threshold
    • Improved slide-in mute icon behavior on V1/app mute state changes
    • Fixed startup location announced as location change
    • Fixed weather radar imagery for Android 5.x
    • Miscellaneous other improvements

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Monday, March 16, 2020
    2020-03-16

    What's new in this release?

    • New LE Device Priority option (useful if you use Gen2 and an LE dongle in the same car)
    • Alert log report headers no longer scroll out of view
    • Connection settings moved to 2nd position on root settings screen
    • Fixed manual connections blocked on devices with no GPS chip

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Sunday, March 15, 2020
    2020-03-15

    What's new in this release?

    • New Spot color map options for HR heat map: red, yellow, green, cyan, magenta
    • New NET status indicator for Internet status; red banner added when not available while using data features
    • New alert log histogram for alerts by frequency and mode (mode logging began in 2.0.2)
    • Settings > Audio > Audio Handling, renamed to Audio Routing; most options moved to Audio Routing > Advanced
    • Fixed mishandling of "Mute to: Muted Volume / Zero Volume" option in Gen2 profiles (if you get an "Unknown" profile after updating: delete the unknown, re-save the profile you were expecting after reviewing the "Mute to:" option is set to what you want, then push it again)
    • 11 March 2020 camera database

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Wednesday, March 11, 2020
    2020-03-11

    What's new in this release?

    • New Auto Mode options for automatic, speed-based (+PSL), V1 mode changes (All-BogeysLogicAdvanced-Logic) (General settings)
    • New V1 Mute mute code indicates when a mute was initiated by V1 (auto muted by V1 or user pressed V1/remote mute button)
    • Signal strength-based settings reverted back to segments, additional Gen2-specific settings added (see note below)
    • Signal graph improvements
    • Settings search improvements
    • Bug fixes

    Note on strength-based settings changes: If using Gen2, please revisit your strength-based settings and make desired adjustments, because I have not mapped the old settings to the new ones. The affected settings are [Lockouts, Advanced] lockout max strength, lockout deep analysis, [Boxes] OTB mute punch thrus (all bands), [Auto Mute Control] directional auto mutes (all bands + laser), time mute punch thrus (all bands + laser), BSM filters (K band), and [Display] screen flasher (all bands + laser).

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Saturday, March 07, 2020
    2020-03-07

    What's new in this release?

    • Profiles compatible with V1 Gen2™
    • Strength-based settings converted to percentages
    • Options to auto disable K-band BSM filters when connected to Gen2
    • Option to control speech delay after acquiring audio focus
    • Longer screen flasher duration options, modified to flash at ~10 Hz for selected duration instead of just 3 times
    • Tap V1 display icon for quick display change dialog (On, Off, Auto, Sensor Dark)
    • Added K Wide sweep to sweeps segment menu
    • Startup warning when sweeps (custom frequencies) are enabled but an enabled band is not swept (V1: Ka, Gen2: Ka, K)
    • Sweeps pushes by any means (manual, profile specification, auto override) are blocked if they do not contain a sweep for an enabled band
    • Miscellaneous improvements and fixes

    Gen2 profiles will appear in the Profiles screen of the app in green, with a .G2 extension. This extension is automatically added by the app and automatically removed for display purposes depending on context. Generally speaking, the extension is shown only when all profiles are shown together. Only G2 profiles can be pushed to Gen2, only Gen1 (legacy?) profiles can be pushed to Gen1, and only pushable profiles will appear in the alert screen push menu (without an extension). In the override profile list view, the extension is shown, because the app doesn't know what you'll be connected to in the future and you need to know which profiles are for what. A future enhancement will be to allow overrides to specify only a filename without an extension, and then it will automatically look for a .G2 version when connected to Gen2.

    Sweeps (Custom Frequencies) for Gen2 allow a K-band sweep, but they're otherwise bit-compatible with Gen1 sweeps. It gets the same extension treatment as profiles, mostly. The .G2 extension is added or removed automatically depending on whether or not it contains a K-band sweep. Since Gen1 sweeps can be pushed to Gen2, both Gen1 and Gen2 sweeps are in the alert screen push menu (Gen1 will see only Gen1 sweeps). If using custom frequencies with a Gen2, JBV1 will not allow you to push sweeps lacking K band while K band is enabled, because doing so effectively disables K band. Same with Ka on both Gen1 and Gen2. If you want to disable K band, use the actual K band setting or the button (Euro). If you should disable K band properly, push no-K-band sweeps, and then later re-enable K band with those same sweeps, you'll get some stern warnings. I'm considering auto disabling CF if this condition arises while driving.

    Master changelog for all releases.


    Monday, March 02, 2020
    2020-03-02

    What's new in this release?

    • Initial support of Logic mode auto mute
    • Option to keep profile and sweeps display when V1 settings hidden
    • Option to disable alert map scale
    • New longer-range selections for alert map range option
    • Option to make settings home button exit back to app instead of to main settings screen
    • Option to trim "County" from county names (reverse geocode)
    • State names mapped to abbreviations (reverse geocode)
    • Alert timeout and error detection improvements
    • Fixed K Rear Mute option disabled in profile when K Muting disabled
    • Bug fixes

    Should have profile/settings support for new V1 by Sunday.

    I released this a while ago, but it isn't live yet. It'll show up sooner or later.

    Master changelog for all releases.


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