Software:Release Notes

Release Notes

This page contains major changes which have been made in the releases.


Hotfix release to allow old SAM3S based tags to run

Updated components

  • Firmware - ver. 16040610
    • SAM3S support


Release 16040600 is a release candidate for OpenRTLS v1.0-rc1. It is recommended to switch to this version since all the previous releases are obsolete and will be no longer supported.

Updated components

System features

  • Scalable multi-masters, high performance, high density location system using TWR and/or TDOA
  • Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) to guarantee deterministic access and reliable system. Multiple configurable TDMA schemes to support wide range of applications
  • Automated system sign-up and configuration of the nodes. No need to have physical access to the anchors/tags during the configuration. Configuration of the system from a single point
  • Internal location engine and/or raw measurements
  • Easy to install and to extend the network. Auto-positioning of the anchors/infrastructure
  • Fully automated over the air firmware update of the whole system, keeping the system consistent. Secured automated download of firmware from the provisioning server. Supports per installation update
  • Supports UWB wireless, Ethernet or UART backhaul (can be a combination of them)
  • Cross-platform GUI application for configuration and visualization. Supports multiple instances at the same time
  • Power management
  • User data from and to the nodes
  • Node and system statistics
  • Remote settings of operating modes
  • Remote control commands of the nodes (reset, antenna configuration, digital I/O control, force firmware update, ..)
  • Sensor fusions with IMU function (sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, pressure sensor, temperature and humidity. IMU: 3D orientation, heading)
  • Multiple simultaneous node configuration, e.g. refresh rate, measurement method, etc.
  • Wide system configuration options
  • JSON service API with output data in readable JSON or binary TLV formats
  • Integrated network services: HTTP server, mDNS/Bonjour, NTP
  • Integrated debug services: Shell over USB
  • Supports a variety of anchors and tags hardware