Bridgehead release notes

see also: Head Tracker firmware release notes.

1.15 (2022-12-01)

  • Fixed the bootloader upgrader so it no longer erases non-volatile data.
  • Bug fix: could not manually connect to an already-attached head tracker on startup. (Not sure how we missed that.)

1.14 (2022-11-21)

  • Added EAR Production Suite (EBU) profile.
  • Corrected polarities for SPARTA and IEM profiles.
  • Port number text in the bridge panel is slightly more descriptive.
  • Improved behaviour of system tray mouse actions on Windows.

1.13 (2022-11-06)

  • Added Mach1 profiles.
  • Bug fix: crash on macOS caused by the button grid.
  • Bug fix: profile settings are remembered properly again.
  • Bug fix: raw compass data is now parsed properly.
  • Bug fix: statefulness problems when invoking and closing the troubleshooting window.
  • Fixed position of pop-up menu on macOS.
  • Removed prompt to relocate to Application Folder on macOS and replaced distribution with .dmg file.
  • New application icons.
  • Carries bootloader 1.16 / firmware 0.66.

1.12 (2022-06-30)

  • Bug fix: tracking update rate didn’t change until we disconnected/reconnected.

1.11 (2022-06-29)

  • Altered the way that OSC profiles work to allow padding parameters.
  • Added Nuendo Headpose profile.
  • Exposed 25Hz update mode.

1.10 (2022-06-11)

  • Can now turn off slow central pull.
  • It’s slowed down from 0.5 degrees to 0.3 degrees per second.
  • Carries bootloader 1.15 / firmware 0.65.

1.09 (2022-06-10)

  • Fixed an endless connect/disconnect cycle bug in autoconnect mode.
  • Carries bootloader 1.15 / firmware 0.64.

1.08 (2022-06-04)

  • Refactored to allow easier open-sourcing in future.
  • Carries bootloader 1.15 / firmware 0.63.
  • Added profile for SPAT.
  • Added ability to receive a zeroing instruction on an OSC port.

1.07 (unreleased)

  • Created before a big refactor-quake. No new features.

1.06 (2021-11-20)

  • macOS version contains a build for Apple Silicon.

1.05 (2021-09-20)

  • Carries bootloader 1.12 / firmware 0.60.
  • Unbundled OSC messages, improving compatibility with SPARTA and Ambi Head HD.
  • Added profiles for SPARTA and Ambi Head HD.
  • Firmware 0.60 fixes travel mode, so the caveat about the compass has been removed from the tracker panel.

1.04 (2021-07-13)

  • Yaw/pitch/roll :0 mode added for learnable controls where :1 doesn’t work.
  • Added SPARTA (learnable) default profile.

1.03 (2021-07-05)

  • Carries bootloader 1.12 / firmware 0.59.

1.02 (2021-05-26)

  • Added the Profiles.txt file so that people can make their own bridge profiles.
  • Profiles can send messages to multiple user-defined ports.
  • Fixed a small but annoying bug in the upgrade flow.
  • Minor improvements to head animation and MIDI handling.
  • Bug fix: can now check for new versions when the head tracker is unplugged.

1.01 (2021-05-02)

  • Carries bootloader 1.12 / firmware 0.58.
  • Operates from a single window and doesn’t invoke any others.
  • Uses an icon grid to navigate panes, rather than text buttons.
  • Added the connection pane to improve performance with third-party MIDI software.
    • Added the manual connect/disconnect mode.
    • Option to quit rather than minimise the window when the close button is pressed.
  • Troubleshooting pane now shows raw sensor data, and disables connection timeout. Added a ‘wipe settings’ feature when in bootloader mode.
  • Various improvements to appearance.
  • Bug fix: yaw/pitch/roll mode applied rotations to the head animation in the wrong order.
  • Bug fix: improved bootloader mode handling.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and appearance improvements.

1.00 (2021-02-19)

  • Carries bootloader 1.12 / firmware 0.55.