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Crowd Mics release notes

This article provides details of Crowd Mics firmware releases.

2.0.5

Released July 2020

ATOM

Updates:

  • Removed support for outdated TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1, in alignment with end-of-support for these versions by major browsers. TLS 1.2 is still supported.

Resolved Issues:

  • Fixed issue that could cause local events not to be discovered by Crowd Mics Participant app.

Moderator and Participant Apps

Updates:

  • Android 8.0 and higher is now required to download Participant app from the Google Play store.

Crowd Mics Online

New Features:

  • Added ability to invite users with gTLDs consisting of more than three characters (e.g., "user@company.tech" or "user@company.work").

2.0

Released May 2020

ATOM

New Features:

  • Added support for Crowd Mics Online.
  • Web Moderator App updated to include all new Moderator App features for this release.

Moderator and Participant Apps

New Features:

  • Added ability for Moderator to activate an ATOM for online events, schedule online events for different days and times, and create ad-hoc online events.
  • Added ability for Moderator on a secondary, remote ATOM to join an online event using the event code.
  • Added ability for Moderator to create polls prior to starting an event.
  • Added ability for Participants to join online events in three ways:
    • Via the WiFi of primary ATOM hosting event.
    • Via the WiFi of secondary ATOM connected to event.
    • As a remote user using online event code.

Crowd Mics Online

New Features:

  •  Licensing Management Interface has been created, allowing companies to register for Crowd Mics licensing.
  • Added ability to view order information for purchased licenses.
  • Added ability for company admin to activate/deactivate Crowd Mics devices belonging to company.
  • Added ability for company admin to invite users.
    • Users can view and manage online events that have been scheduled or are currently active on company devices.
    • Users with billing privileges can set up default payment method for company and edit company information.
    • Users with billing privileges can purchase and manage different types of licenses for conducting online events.

1.9

Released November 2019

ATOM

New Features:

  • Browser-based version of the Moderator application can now be accessed at http://xxxxxx/moderator (where xxxxxx = the ATOM's device domain).
  • Administrators can add a custom logo.
  • Administrators can require a pin code to access Administrator app, Participant app, and/or event.

Resolved Issues:

  • Fixed issue with connectivity loss when participant phones enter low-power "sleep" modes.

Moderator and Participant apps

New Features:

  • Poll results can now be viewed as a pie chart.
  • Poll results now display the total number of votes, as well as the number of votes for each option.
  • Added ability to create poll questions that allow a multi-response from participants.
  • Moderators can now choose to reuse a poll. 
  • Moderators can now select and clear all comments.

1.8

Released September 2019

Resolved Firmware Issues: 

  • Fixed an issue that could lead to poor audio quality from some mobile devices.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the presenter to receive an "ATOM busy" alert when attempting to allow a participant to speak.

Known Issues:

  • Event SSID is not displayed correctly on some Android devices or in the display application.
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