Version History

Please see also the important Update Notes

New in Version 2.0

01.02.2019

  • New User Interface to easily add Content
  • Quiz for Multiple Choice Training and Surveys
  • 360° Live Streaming
  • Project Portal for managing multiple Target Groups
  • Optional HTML Export
  • Better Server Performance with Amazon Cloud Service
  • HotSpot Target View Automation
  • PDF Support for 360° Locations & Slideshows
  • Snap Turning
  • Improved User Interface
  • Improved Controller Support
  • Improved 3D Positioning of HotSpots and Icons
  • Improved Presentation Safe Mode
  • Performance Boost for Downloads
  • Fixed long Turning in Non-VR Mode
  • Fixed Problems with Stereo 360 Videos
  • Numerous Detail Improvements and Fixes
  • Completely revised Manual

NEW in Version 1.6 - 24.09.2018

Presentation management

  • Launcher (from GearVR and Oculus Go) is now also used on PC to handle multiple presentations more easy.
  • Sync between devices (Make changes in VR Editor on mobile devices and sync these changes back to the cloud server)
  • Display that an update of a presentation is available
  • It is possible to skip the launcher and autostart a specific presentation
  • Better dialogs, for example if you really want to delete a tour
  • Duplicate an existing tour
  • In earlier versions max 6 presentations could be handled in launcher, now it is unlimited
  • If the upload of a presentation update was interrupted, the existing presentation on the server could not be used any more. Now we have integrated an automatic roll back.
  • “create” button in launcher to create a new presentation
  • On upload a presentation it is not longer necessary to enter a presentation name. VR-Suite will overtake the current presentation name. (To change the name please duplicate the presentation.)
  • Preview images can be updated in launcher if a newer one is available.
  • In Presentation Save mode, more buttons are hidden in launcher.
  • License Key could now be entered in launcher instead of iMenu.
  • Licensing: if the serial is copied to the clipboard it will automatically be pasted in license menu
  • Upload: “not iOS-compatible” message with more concrete information

Player

  • Improved tablet support (Beta)
  • GearVR Home screen: New additional App to create an VR-Suite Icon on Home screen.
  • 3D Objects can be embedded in slideshows.

Editor

  • Editor: password can be individualized!
  • Editor: more controller are supported: Oculus touch, steamVR, Oculus Go, GearVR
  • Intuitive icon at “open explorer” button in iMenu
  • Set an individual presentation preview image for the launcher
  • You can now also confirm text entries with the enter key

Conference & Mirror via Network

  • Mirror via Network: If the sending device is paused, at the receiving device could automatically start a screen saver movie
  • The arrow graphic could be individualized now with an own png graphic
  • Laser pointer: Custom size
  • Automatic reconnecting if network errors occur in conference mode
  • Improved proxy possibilities
  • Compatibility
  • Oculus Go is now officially supported, including file transfer via cable

Fixed Bugs

  • disableTransparencyOfHotSpotButtons is now reactivated
  • disableTransparencyOfSlideshowButtons is now reactivated
  • many detail improvements

Known Bugs

  • The following bugs are known and we still are working on them:
  • Mirror via Network & Screen saver: Screen saver does not end if more than 2 devices are connected.
  • 3D Objects & Conference Mode: The Objects can not be turned an closed if more than 2 devices are connected.
  • iOS crashes while starting if the device is in landscape mode.
  • Oculus Go: it is not possible to enter the License Key (for sync back your edits)
  • Cardboard Touch Mode (Beta): Butons are so small that they can not be used very comfortable. In Edit Mode the icons will be moved if you drive with your finger above them.
  • If you change a clientID while you are offline, different errors may occure in Launcher. If so, please restart the VR-Suite. Current driver versions have a bug: the controller are not active after starting VR-Suite To activate the controller press the oculus button on the controller and go directly back into VR-Suite.

NEW in Version 1.5 - 01.05.2018

Connectivity & Compatibility

  • Improved data transfer to mobile devices via cable
  • SteamVR Version Supports: HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality headsets and other

Interface

  • Mobile Launcher: better scrolling behavior
  • Mobile Launcher: better click behavior
  • Mobile Launcher: in flight mode now all tours are available (mixed ClientIDs)
  • Mobile Launcher: when the smart phone is online, tours that have been manually copied to the mobile device are visible even if they are not stored on our server
  • Import: when importing stereo content, the term “stereo” is removed from the displayed Location name
  • Mirror smoothing if VR-Suite is connected to a large screen

Network & Conference

  • Improved proxy support
  • Conference: Fixed an error with “Auto Join”
  • Conference: “Mirror via Network” can now also be temporarily switched off on mobile devices

Other improvements

  • improved Samsung S8 stability
  • improved iOS stability
  • iOS: prevent the iPhone from becoming inactive once the VR-Suite is active
  • Various bug fixes and improvements
  • Unofficial introduction of Custom Logic (CL) for enhanced flexibility. The CL enables the development of multiple choice tests, gaming approaches and smarter presentations including analytics and an interface for opening external applications as well as protocols such as MQTT. Please contact us for further information.

Beta functions

  • 360°-Streaming (File stream and HLS live stream)
  • Automatic 360° panorama import from FARO® WebShare Projects

NEW in Version 1.4 - 26.09.2017

Interface

Improved interface individualisation Desktop icon for GearVR app Realtime text in POIs

Interactive

End actions for 360° videos Screensaver video Define a start Location Presentation background sound

Network & Conference

4GB distribution via cloud Use proxy for network Improved network connection Skip connection check Mirror via Network smoothing Mirror via Network with smartphones Sync slideshow handling

More Devices

iOS Version starting at iPhone 6 official Vive Beta

Update Notes

New File Structure

Instead the folder ``data``, on PC you now see your clientID as folder. Inside the clientID folder xxx-xxx you find all your existing presentations now. They are named “data_mypresentation”. The preview images for the launcher you will find in xxx-xxx/ImageCache they are named with an under bar as prefix: “_mypresentation.jpg”

Import old Presentations

Automatic conversion of an old presentations

  1. In launcher enter your serial number or clientID.
  2. Copy your folder data beside the VR-Suite application (.exe) or inside the clientID folder xxx-xxx.
  3. Restart VR-Suite.
  4. The converting starts automatically and you can enter a name for the presentation.

Manual conversion of multiple old presentations

  1. Rename each of the old presentation´s folder data into “data_mypresentation” - where “my_presentation” represents the the new name for the respective presentation.
  2. Copy the folders “data_mypresentation” into the clientID folder xxx-xxx.
  3. Start the VR-Suite

Set an individual preview image off line

  1. Create a .jpg with 1280 x 960 pixels
  2. Rename the picture exactly like the presentation and add an underbar as prefix: “_mypresentation.jpg”
  3. Copy the picture into the folder: xxx-xxx/ImageCache

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