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Beam Client Release Notes

2.21.0

Beam Devices

  • Updated wpa_supplicant and hostapd for CVE-2017-13082 (Krack).
  • Beams only show 5GHz networks by default in network configuration when newly configured or if factory reset.
  • Various bug fixes.

Beam Client

  • Simplified SSO login process.
  • Fixed load issues when screen sharing.
  • Fixed various UI/Layout issues.
  • Various bug fixes.

2.20.3

Beam Devices

  • Various bug fixes.

Beam App

  • Added network check in First Time User Experience to verify if a network is capable of using Beam.
  • Various bug fixes.

2.19.4

Beam Devices

  • Fixed bug where Connection Sharing via Bluetooth does not work.
  • Fixed intermittent WiFi connection irregularities in certain environments.
  • Various bug fixes.

Beam App

  • Enhanced the First Time User Experience which runs after initial install.
  • Added the option for Beam Users to disable Automatic Volume Control on the Beam call.
  • Added Beam User system information to the About screen.
  • Added support for Gamestop branded Xbox 360 controllers.
  • Changed default game controller layout to one-handed left stick driving.
  • Added performance optimizations for Microsoft Surface hardware.
  • Various bug fixes.

2.18.4

Beam Devices

  • Bring back support for Huawei 3272 LTE Dongle
  • Various bug fixes

Beam App

  • Fixes for auto-volume settings
  • Fix Windows Installers on older systems
  • Various Bug Fixes

2.18.3

Beam Devices

  • Improvements to Beam and BeamPro to assist with ADA Ramp usage
  • Various bug fixes

Beam App

  • Beta Debian and RPM Installers (tested on Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Debian 8, Centos7, Fedora 24, Fedora 25)
  • Modified volume slider controls
  • Fixed bug where changing the audio mic level slider would set it to 100% at the start of each call
  • Fixed bug where horizontal sliders would move when vertically scrolling
  • Fixed video problems on macOS Sierra
  • Gamepad/controller support now available on all desktop platforms
  • Various Bug Fixes

2.17.5

Beam App

  • Added microphone input tuning feature to automatically set the optimal microphone level on the system. This is accomplished by recording the pilot speaking for 10 seconds to determine this level. All future Beam calls will have the microphone set to this level. Click HERE for instructions.

  • Fixed echo cancellation bug where echo cancellation was not working correctly on some systems. Note, for some Windows systems still experiencing echo issues, it may be necessary to turn off audio enhancements within the Operating System as well. Click HERE for instructions.

  • Removed the setting which turns automatic microphone gain control ON by default. Users must now manually turn this feature on. This feature automatically detects and sets the level the volume of the person piloting the Beam and is best used in loud environments. AGC is best used in environments with minimal background noise. Click HERE for instructions.

2.17.3

Beam Devices

  • Enhanced audio platform on Beam.
  • Fixed inability to change fields in EAP+TLS WiFi network setup after failed connection.
  • Added customer configurable Quality of Service (QoS) setting for Beam.
  • Fixed issue using Bluetooth connection sharing to clear Captive Portal networks on Beam+.

Beam App

  • Enhanced audio platform within the Beam App.
  • Enhanced standardization of microphone level and Beam volume level.
  • Added option for automatic microphone gain control for automatic volume leveling during a Beam call in Beam Desktop App.
  • Added functionality to pan and zoom with the navigation camera view.
  • Added functionality to invite users to Beam using SMS in Beam Mobile App.
  • Enhanced Diagnostics section of Beam App.
  • Added to authenticate with Single Sign-On (SSO).

2.16.8

Beam Devices

  • Added Japanese translation
  • Added more keyboard friendly shortcuts
  • Enhanced WiFi network configuration flow and warnings during setup.
  • Enhanced functionality of 802.1X WiFi configuration wizard flow.
  • Added more verbose error reporting when configuring a network in basic mode
  • Added more details when trusting the presented network security certificate
  • Added new QoS flags for data coming from Beam, heartbeat traffic is now flagged as AF31, call initiation traffic is now flagged as BE, and call data is now flagged as EF.
  • Added supported (working and tested) 4G USB modems: Sierra Wireless AirCard 340U and Novatel Qualcomm USB620L.
  • Added compatible (working but untested) 4G USB modems: Huawei e3372 and Huawei e8278.
  • Additional bug fixes

Beam App

  • Added Japanese translation Added option for Beam Administrators to invite Beam Users to their Organization from their phone contacts via the Beam Mobile App.
  • Fixed intermittent authentication issues with “Sign in with Google."
  • Enhanced mobile platform efficiency and usability on iOS and Android.
  • Fixed issue where older Android tablets were unable to Accept/Reject Call Answer notifications on the device.
  • Fixed a bug where Simplified Chinese was shown when Traditional Chinese was selected on the iOS Mobile App.
  • Fixed a bug where Gamepad controls were not displayed on Help screen
  • Fixed a bug where “Check for updates” was not working on all platforms.
  • Additional bug fixes
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