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Auterion Mission Control 1.9 Release Notes

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Auterion Mission Contol 1.9.1

Some of the features reported here will only be available if the AEPX4 2.0.2 version or newer is used.

New Features

  • New modules that enable the configuration of different Skynode components have been introduced in the Settings menu:
    • A module that enables the update of the Auterion OS version of Skynode directly through AMC. (Compatible only with AEPX4 2.0.2 and newer)
    • A module that gives full configuration control of the LTE sim card installed in Skynode.
      (Compatible only with AEPX4 2.0.2 and newer)
    • An improved WiFi configuration module for the WiFi of Skynode.
      (Compatible only with AEPX4 2.0.2 and newer)
  • New features that improve the UI/UX during planning and flying:
    • Battery Icon is changing color based on the remaining battery.
    • The VTOL landing pattern during planning has been Improved.

Improvements / Resolved issues

  • Issues resolved during Mission Planning:
    • The path prediction trajectory (VTOL) was not always updating when a survey corner was moved.
    • Waypoint segment split icon was not appearing when a new waypoint was added.
    • There was the ability to delete the mission start item and that led to undefined behaviour.
  • While AMC is running in the background, manual control commands are not being sent.
  • While vehicle calibration is performed, gimbal control commands are not being sent.
  • At specific cases during camera power cycle, AMC stopped working.

Auterion Mission Contol 1.9.0

New Features

  • A 3D Fly view based on the ArcGIS SDK has been Integrated and enables a 3D map visualization of the mission during planning and flying.
  • The UI is now more mobile friendly and enables the pilot to execute the most frequently used actions easier.
    • The "Go-To" and POI actions are now integrated as separate buttons on the left tool strip.
    • The altitude change can be changed by a separate button on the left tool strip.
    • The Transition control for VTOL has been moved to a separate button on the left tool strip.
    • The mission item right column is now focused only on the selected mission item.
    • All controls on the mission item on the right column are now controlled by touch sliders.
  • The state notification system is now more intuitive as:
    • The existing battery state and vehicle health is indicated by color changes on the top toolbar.
    • The warning notification system is redesigned to make the warnings more readable.
  • Mission Planning is now adjusted to the capabilities of the vehicle:
    • Only the mission items that a vehicle can execute are available during mission planning.
  • Further features introduced:
    • Auterion Mission Control is now fully compatible with the Herelink device.
    • The new Mavlink Gimbal V2 Protocol has been implemented and can work against the PX4 gimbal manager. More information about the protocol can be found in this page.
    • Auterion Mission Control can now be used to set up the Wi-Fi on Skynode devices.
    • A new EULA has been introduced at first launch.

Improvements / Resolved issues

  • One physical button can be mapped to take a photo or record a video depending the mode.
  • A Link Indicator which allows to select a high latency link (if any is present) is introduced.
  • The Camera Controls have been rearranged.
  • On the Camera view the ability to visualize a reticle has been added.
  • The Plan View Top Toolbar has been reworked.
  • The former "Auterion Pro" mode is renamed to "Auterion Dev".
  • The Mini Map now has extra buttons to control what to be visualized.
  • The former Region of Interest (ROI) is not renamed to Point of Interest (POI).
  • The Heading options for loiter way points and VTOL take off are improved.
  • The Pre-flight checklist button is now hidden while the vehicle is flying.
  • Resolved issues:
    • On specific cases not all the photos taken by the vehicle were available in the Photo gallery.
    • On small screens the Battery Panel was being cropped out of the screen.
    • On small screens the gimbal controls were too big.
    • Minor bug fixes on the functionality of the VTOL specific Pre-flight checklist.
    • On specific occasions the Log download was not functioning correctly.