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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Seadog, Jul 28, 2015.

  1. Seadog

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    Just to let those who are using IOS for flight AutoflightLogic.com just sent out the beta for their testers. Looks really awesome. I'll try to keep all updated.

    New Features
    Version 2.0 TBD

    Added Aircraft Types
    Inspire 1
    Phantom 3 - Professional
    Phantom 3 - Advanced
    Phantom 2 - Vision
    Modes
    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 set angles, distance, and altitude based on the current aircraft position
    Added Focus Mode Control for strategy, including subject, direction, and manual (Inspire only)
    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 latitude and longitude to all map markers
    Settings
    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
    Miscellaneous
    Removed the GPS-only hardware requirement, users can now install Autopilot on iOS devices without GPS support
    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. unclejas

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    This looks so promising. I've followed other iOS app development for P3 and this one definitely seems to be a leader. My only hesitation is this:

    "Additionally, you must install the latest beta version of the DJI firmware for your aircraft and remote control before using Autopilot."

    I'll wait...until it's more stable. I can't afford the risk right now.
     
  3. Seadog

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    Fully understand your concern. I figure if nobody takes the chance we may never get. I figure what the Heck but yes fully understand your concerns.
     
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    BTW I running the current firmware on this
     
  5. LUISMARTINEZ

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    so does it allow for waypoints autonomous route?
     
  6. unclejas

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    1.2.X? (Not sure if you have an Advanced or Professional) Or do you have a P2?

    If you have a P3, how has it been performing?
     
  7. Seadog

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    I have a P3P running the current firmware 1.2. They just updated the beta and I got a chance to try the POI before a downpour started. worked like a charm
     
  8. RedHotPoker

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    That's awesome...

    Nice to see other developers making a move towards the future.

    Thanks for the update.

    RedHotPoker
     
  9. Seadog

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    BTW I'm also using IOS 9 so we know it works with that too
     
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    Looking forward to formal release...

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  12. autoflightlogic

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    Appreciate the sentiment. Feel free to purchase the current version in the App Store to show your support. Version 2 will be a free upgrade for all existing users.
     
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    Well worth it.:):);)