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Autoflight 2.0 beta test out

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Bigdz, Jul 24, 2015.

  1. Bigdz

    Jul 22, 2014
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    San Jose, Ca
    Debating if I should, requires me to upload firmware to my bird and tx. Has a lot of interesting features. I'm just little apprehensive, Anyway is anyone else doing the beta test?

    Autopilot beta is ready!
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    We are pleased to announce that the beta test Autopilot 2.0 is ready to begin!

    You should receive an email from Apple's TestFlight program with installation instructions within a few hours. This version includes significant changes from v1.1, the most notable of which includes support for additional aircraft types and point-of-interest selection. For a full list of all of the changes from v1.1, see below.
    Inspire 1 and Phantom 3 Users

    Before installing and running Autopilot 2.0, make sure to update to the beta version of the firmware for your aircraft type. The firmware must be installed on both the aircraft and the remote control.
    Download Beta Firmware
    Feedback Time Limit
    Due to the overwhelming interest in our beta test, we require that you provide feedback by the end of the day on Sunday, July 26th. Anyone that does not provide feedback within this timeframe may be bumped to the waiting list to make room for other testers that are currently on the waiting list. Use the following link to provide feedback, and be sure to use the same email address that this email was sent to when filling out the survey.

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    Full Changelog
    Added Aircraft Types
    Inspire 1
    Phantom 3 - Professional
    Phantom 3 - Advanced
    Phantom 2 - Vision
    Added Zip Line Mode
    Updated to allow points-of-interest for Focus subject, Hover mark, Orbit center, and Intercept origin
    Updated to allow RC as a location source (Inspire 1 and Phantom 3)
    Updated the default altitude to 50 feet and default distance to 100 feet
    Updated controls to display as a scrollable list with a show/hide advanced button
    Added location offsets
    Added an option to set angles to based on the current device heading
    Added an option to set angles, distance, and altitude based on the current aircraft position
    Added Focus Mode Control for strategy, including subject, direction, and manual (Inspire only)
    Added Focus Mode Control to allow altitude offset for Focus POI
    Updated Orbit Mode to specify speed in terms of percent instead of a leading angle
    Updated Orbit, Zip Line, and Mimic Mode to allow 5 free trial flights
    Updated Intercept Mode controls to disallow setting a Direct Distance smaller than the Min Altitude
    Removed Mimic Mode Max Tilt control
    Flight Dashboard
    Redesigned to include information-dense telemetry tapes
    Redesigned the Engage Sequence to allow opening the Flight Dashboard before engaging
    Updated the Engage Sequence to disallow running Modes that require location when location is not available
    Updated Engage Sequence to handle selection of new altimeter reference types
    Updated to allow landscape orientation, even on small devices
    Added map lines for aircraft to device, home, target destination, Focus subject, Orbit circle, and Zip Line A to B
    Added aircraft home point map marker and go-home circle map overlay
    Added aircraft field of view map marker to indicate the direction of the gimbal
    Added latitude and longitude to all map markers
    Added dynamic home location setting
    Added continuous photo capture setting
    Added max vertical power setting to control ascent and descent rates (only available on P3 and Inspire 1)
    Added movement and gimbal responsiveness settings to control how abruptly the pitch, roll, and yaw can change when starting, stopping, and changing course
    Added sensitivity settings to control movement yaw and gimbal pitch / yaw
    Added default view setting to start the Flight Dashboard in map vs camera mode
    Added target settings to control max distance and altitude priority
    Added Mode Control settings to choose the range for the altitude and distance sliders
    Added Flight Dashboard theme settings to select a light style (high contrast)
    Added Telemetry Detail Level setting to change how much telemetry is displayed on the Flight Dashboard
    Updated Discard Audio on Disengage to enabled by default
    Removed the GPS-only hardware requirement as users can now install Autopilot on iOS devices without GPS support
    Enabled RC as a location source, even when P3 is selected since the user could be using an Inspire RC
    Updated to start location updates before connecting to the aircraft to facilitate point-of-interest selection
    Added data logging (settings, telemetry, commands, controls), which can be disabled in settings
    Disabled idle timer while engaged (to keep screen on and unlocked)
    Added Apple Watch support (quick disengage and telemetry summary)
    Updated splash screen logo
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  2. 2nd2non

    Jan 14, 2015
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    Orange County, California