VBOX Touch Firmware - Release Notes


Version 1.5.2.23 BETA - 26 July 2022

Compatible Products (Product Code):
VBTOUCH-V1
VBTOUCH-V2
VBTOUCHR

Includes all features of 1.5.1.22 +

(New) Adds support for CAN

  • Initial release of CAN functionality, adds support for CAN input (from vehicle database / DBC files, or RACELOGIC modules) and CAN output

Version 1.5.1.22 - 25 July 2022

Compatible Products (Product Code):
VBTOUCH-V2 only

(New) Adds support for new 25 Hz GNSS engine

GNSS engine included in V2 hardware available from July 2022

(New) Addition of miles/kilometres option for distance on Average Speed screen

User can now change between metres/kilometres, or feet/miles for distance display on Average Speed screen, previously only metres or feet were available.

(Fix) Lateral and Longitudinal acceleration channels now zero below 4 satellites

Lateral and Longitudinal Acceleration channels were previously displaying values when satellite count was 3, anything below 4 should give no data for all GNSS channels

(Fix) Decel test speed setting was not always updating to reflect unit change

Changing speed units could result in decel test using the previous speed value (but displaying new units) until a power cycle

(Fix) Issue on average speed screen when crossing midnight UTC

When crossing midnight UTC the elapsed distance could reset to zero and average speed would change to showing live speed

(Fix) Stint time was incorrect after performing a cold start whilst moving

If a GNSS cold start was done whilst moving during active lap timing, after the next stint time reset the stint time would resume counting from the last known value rather than from zero.

(Change) Removed direct navigation between different settings areas

Each menu area is now separate and cannot be navigated to by swiping/pressing arrows from another menu option.

(Change) Changed result rounding to match VBOX Test Suite

Occasionally, results could be 0.01s out between VBOX Touch units and VBOX Test Suite software

(Change) “Alert at target” now resets when under 50% of target speed

“Alert at target” reset previously only reset once vehicle became stationary, now the reset occurs when below 50% of the set target speed


Version 1.4.0.19 - 17 September 2021

Compatible Products (Product Code):
VBTOUCH-V1
VBTOUCHR

Fixes issue where user scripts could crash when sat lock acquired


Version 1.4.0.18 - 30 July 2021

About Firmware version 1.4

NEW FEATURES & FUNCTIONALITY

  • [New] Added secondary (multiple test) and best result acceleration screens
  • [New] Option to ignore double-distance laps
  • [New] Serial output
  • [New] Constellation and correction age channels (VBOX Touch RTK only)

BUG FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS

  • [Fix] Screen and VBO behaviour now matches with <4 satellites
  • [Fix] Resolved slight result difference between screens at times (due to rounding)
  • [Fix] Improved stability if card is removed whilst logging
  • [Change] New menu layout with quicker access to each area

Version 1.3.0.67 - 5 May 2021

NEW FEATURES & FUNCTIONALITY 

  • [New] Support for new hardware with RTK capability VBOX Touch RTK (VBTOUCHR)
  • [New] Update to the sats icon to show RTK float and fix (VBOX Touch RTK only)
  • [New] Receiver settings menu: (VBOX Touch RTK only)
    • NTRIP mode allows users to output a GGA NMEA message
    • DGPS baud rate can be set for incoming RTK corrections
    • Able to choose to track BeiDou or Glonass as a 3rd constellation with GPS and Galileo tracked as default
  • [New] Diagnostics page now give users a breakdown of the number of sats tracked from each constellation (VBOX Touch RTK only)

BUG FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS

  • [Fix] Resolved issue with the trigger event time not being reported in the vbo if the trigger is on during bootup

Version 1.3.0.63 - 8 March 2021

NEW FEATURES & FUNCTIONALITY

  • [New] Added support for logging control via external switch
  • [New] Added brake trigger test functionality

BUG FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS

  • [Fix] Fixed speed dropout at high speed (~225mph and above)
  • [Fix] Screenshots could cause unexpected behaviour
  • [Fix] Unit could randomly become unresponsive
  • [Fix] Inaccurate position in files before sat lock is obtained
  • [Fix] Left arrow could incorrectly show as available
  • [Fix] Crash could occur during setting of manual gates
  • [Fix] Manually loaded reference lap was not retained through power cycle
  • [Change] Results for an acceleration test will remain on screen until 5 km/h
  • [Change] 0-Speed-0 test alert at target speed rather than end
  • [Change] Result history list improvements
  • [Change] Minor UI tweaks
  • [Change] Reworded message shown when no tracks are found in the database
  • [Change] Speed smoothing value now 0.25 by default
  • [Change] End of test alert now enabled by default
  • [Change] Increased maximum satellites used to 12

Version 1.2.0.26 - 25 August 2020

  • [New] Performance tests now reset upon satellite drop
  • [Fix] Performance test results now displayed properly on the results' table pages

Version 1.2.0.24 - 21 May 2020

  • [Fix] Improves screen responsiveness when changing modes
  • [Fix] Improved delta time colours around 0.00s
  • [Fix] Loading same gates no longer cause lap data to reset
  • [Fix] Resolved unit freezing on satellite acquisition in certain conditions

Version 1.2.0.22 - 4 May 2020

NEW FEATURES & FUNCTIONALITY

  • Ability to add/clear a separate finish line
  • Standing start lap timing mode
  • DB scanner slope correction mode for accel tests
  • Time and date settings
  • White logging icon to show logging is primed and waiting for Real Time Clock to sync

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Faster boot times
  • Mode alerts


Version 1.0.0.39 - June 2019

  • Initial release

 

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