KOLIBRI Desktop - Roadmap

PLANNED with goal Q3/2020

  • Adjust - Adjust function “zeroing” and “gain factor”. Also adjust of CDT sensors.
  • UX Enhancements - Various improvements to help with configuration of complex settings.
  • Compensation with multiple records - Subtraction of pressure values of multiple record files from multiple devices. This is mostly used to compensate the barometric pressure from another device.
  • Polish - Improve translations for polish

PLANNED

  • Cloud-to-Desktop connection - Use KOLIBRI Desktop to store/backup data from the KOLIBRI Cloud and visualize them.
  • Purge obsolete data on the logger device - Deletion of existing records stored on the device.
  • CCS30 functionality
  • Desktop-to-Cloud connection - Press a button and store records of your device in the cloud. Access this data using http://www.kolibricloud.ch

Known limitations

  • It is not possible to use Series30-transmitters directly like in the CCS30 tool

Release History

Version 6.2.20322.1

Description

This update introduces some requested features and various small bug fixes

Features and Enhancements

  • Major language update for Polish
  • Added silent installer for KOLIBRI Desktop. Call installer with option “/quiet” to install KOLIBRI Desktop and drivers without any user interaction (Eg. “KolibriDesktopInstaller.exe /quiet”)
  • Added new Calculation: Pressure to Force
  • Memory errors of KELLER Devices are now recognized and further actions suggested

Bug fixes

  • Updated multiple labels in multiple languages
  • Fixed: Communication problems with the timezone of IoT devices (ARC1, ADT1) that run with UTC instead of local time
  • Fixed: Displayed CTD range not updating after configuration
  • Fixed: Unsupported KELLER devices were not recognized

Version 6.2.20225.1

Description

This update introduces an improved performance for the device search.

Features and Enhancements

  • Device search performance improved. Devices can be selected before all ports finished the search
  • Major language update for mandarin

Bug fixes

  • Fixed some labels and translations

Version 6.2.20191.1

Description

In this update we introduce the new DEMO MODE. This mode can be used to try out or present KOLIBRI Desktop without connected devices.

Features and Enhancements

  • DEMO MODE: Added a mode to use KOLIBRI Desktop without connected devices. This mode can be used to to try out KOLIBRI Desktop without devices.
  • New button to delete multiple records at once.
  • Configuration: When starting a record the device time is synchronized by default with the option to deselect the synchronisation.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed: Exporting Files could generate default filenames that contained invalid symbols

  • Fixed: Water configuration: Default values for gravity and density are indicated

  • Fixed: Water configuration: When loading the water config for the first time many errors were shown

  • Fixed: When exporting a .zip where a folder or zip with the same name existed the export would fail

Version 6.2.20128.4

Description

With this version we introduce the compatibility of KELLER remote transmission units. KOLIBRI Desktop can read the measurements from ADT1, ARC1 and GSM-1 & GSM-2 devices.

Features and Enhancements

  • [General]: New devices supported by KOLIBRI Desktop: ADT1, ARC1, GSM-1, GSM-2. Measurements can be read out but it can not be configured. For a configuration of the remote transmission units it is necessary to use the “GsmSetup”-tool.
  • [General]: Connected KELLER devices that are not supported by KOLIBRI Desktop will now show up as “not supported KELLER device”
  • [Tools]: Added the import function for Logger 5 and KOLIBRI JSON files

Bug fixes

  • fixed: export file name could contain invalid characters and the export would fail
  • fixed: failed import of Logger 5 files now shows the error message why it failed

Version 6.2.20100.2

Description

With this update we introduce many features that were requested and some quality of life upgrades.

Features and Enhancements

  • [Devices]: Lifted restriction to only have one device connected: Multiple devices can now be connected and will be displayed in the list of ports. It can be switched between devices.
  • [Devices]: KELLER devices that are not compatible with KOLIBRI Desktop will be recognized and an information will be displayed.
  • [Import]: Import Logger5 (.dx5) and KOLIBRI (.json) files was has now a summary after the import and the import is way faster
  • [Export]: Added more information about the record and device to the excel export
  • [Export]: Export will now export the Units in the KOLIBRI Desktop settings (instead of just bar and celsius)
  • [Export]: New export format: Hydras, KOLIBRI Format
  • [Configuration]: CTD measuring is now configurable for DCX CTD
  • [Configuration]: Added new images to overflow configuration
  • **[Language] New languages: Italian, French and Spanish
  • [K-114BT]: The K-114 Bluetooth can now reliably communicate with KOLIBRI Desktop
  • [Support tools]: Added functionalities to “read memory” tool: option to read configuration, option to send directly to KELLER after reading and option to add log files when sending to KELLER.

Bug fixes

  • Convert overview: shows basic information like connected port, serial number, firmware version…
  • Sometimes data records were shown with wrong time because of a wrong timezone conversion
  • fixed a bug where interval configuration could not be configured because of a nonsense validation
  • Exported Charts now contains an axis for calculated water channels
  • Added missing unit to event triggering configuration
  • The export now suggests a filename
  • fixed: export for multiple records would ignore some of the selected records
  • added log file path when error message says: further infos in the log file
  • KOLIBRI Desktop no longer crashes if the [Logo.jpg] is missing

Version 6.2.19361.1

Description

With this update we introduce the water configuration. It is now possible to configure the water configuration on the devices and calculate the water level.

Features and Enhancements

  • [General]: KOLIBRI Desktop now shows an icon during startup
  • [Configuration]: Added water configuration
  • [Configuration]: Rearranged the existing configuration tiles
  • [Import]: Implemented a experimental feature to import the old Logger 5 files (.dx5)

Bug fixes

  • fixed various translation errors
  • fixed bug where the window was invisible even after restart

Version 6.2.19200.1

Description

In this update we introduce the event-triggered recording. We reworked the entire device configuration section and added various configuration settings. We also got a lot of feedback and based on that we fixed bugs and added usability features.

Features and Enhancements

  • [General]: KOLIBRI Desktop no longer automatically searches for devices while communicating with another device
  • [General]: Navigation is no longer limited while communicating
  • [Configuration]: Added event-triggered recording
  • [Configuration]: Reworked the existing configuration
  • [Settings]: KOLIBRI Desktop settings are no longer reset after an update
  • [Live data]: The Windows sleep mode is now disabled while recording live data
  • [Device overview]: Device overview now refreshes after the device is configured

Bug fixes

  • If a converter (e.g. K-114) without a manometer is connected there will no longer be error messages
  • Live data now uses the selected units instead of the default ones
  • Using a customized unit now uses regional format

Version 6.2.19136.2

Description

This version introduces the Dutch translation and focuses on bugfixes. We always welcome feedback and suggestions on how to improve the software.

Features and Enhancements

  • [General]: New language: KOLIBRI Desktop is now available in Dutch.
  • [Export]: The export of large records is now considerably faster.

Bug fixes

  • Sometimes a cable-connected K114-BT could end up with communication errors.
  • Sometimes modifications in the visualization would not be recognized by the export.
  • In rare occasions when a big record was read from a device only the first few measurements were shown afterwards.

Version 6.2.19058.1

Description

In this version we focused on implementing your feedback requests and suggested design. We always welcome feedback and suggestions on how to improve the software.

Features and Enhancements

  • [General]: Auto-Update-Notification at start up to show when a new version is available
  • [General]: Simplified the default name of data records -> less confusing numbers
  • [General]: Improved navigation. Tabs [Settings] and [Help] can be clicked again to go back to previous page
  • [Read Data]: Added indicator to see which records are already stored on the PC
  • [Read Data]: Added link to directly visualize stored records
  • [Configuration]: Calculates time until device memory is full when recording with selected configuration
  • [Live Data]: Removed configuration dialog and added interval configuration to the front tile

Bug fixes

  • Device overview is updated after writing a configuration
  • Translated all texts to German
  • Conductivity channels of DCX CTD are now available in live data

Version 6.2.18355.1

Version 6.2.18355.1 is the first release with the basic functionalities.