What's new in PoliceBox and Quvo?

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Here's the release notes for PoliceBox and Quvo.  You'll find details of our latest release, just below.  We keep details of some earlier releases, so you can see how far we've come.  

Why not also check out out article How does stuff get upgradedWhere we what your organisation needs to do, when we move you onto a new version of the platform.


Version 5.2.3 - Released March 2020

Version 5.2.3 is a major system release requiring customers to upgrade their Client App, App Designer, and their Integration Server (export) software in readiness for this release.

Client App

Device OS Compatibility (Min - Max)
  • Android : 7.1 (Nougat) - 9.0 (Pie) or later
  • iOS : 11 - 13.0 or later
  • Windows 10 :  Creators Update (build 16299) - Version 1803 (build 17134)
New Features, RFCs and other changes
  • User Interface improvements including;  Support for Samsu
    • Support for Samsung DeX
    • Sketching support in Image data type
  • Improvements to Tasking support
    • Sortable lists in Inbox, History, display on map.
  • Introduced Location data type
    • /// What3Words integration.
  • Additional support for biometrics.
    • Facial recognition capability 1:1 person/search (non bulk)
  • Anyline OCR.  Driver Licences, Passports etc.
Bug Fixes
  • Resolves an issue with cloning (copy & paste) of data into repeating sub-forms.
Known Issues / Considerations
  • Biometrics available on Android only.
  • What 3 Words available on Android only.

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App Designer

Device OS Compatibility (Min - Max)
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10 :  Creators Update (build 16299) - Version 1803 (build 17134)
New Features, RFCs and other changes
  • Design Time support for
    • Location Data Type
    • Read-Only Data Type
    • Anyline OCR 'smart' acquisition of data.
  • 1 to Many  support for 'federated'  Search Connectors per Task design.
  • Hiding Fields (i.e. for state maintenance).
  • Client Application Settings (system-wide effect) become configurable
    • Background Location sending (like APLS)
    • Push notifications enabled  (when receiving Tasks)
    • Number of Days before weeding Tasks off the Device
Bug Fixes
  • None
Known Issues / Considerations
  • Not Applicable

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Integration Services

Exporter Service

Device OS Compatibility (Min - Max)
  • Windows Server : 
  • Windows 10 :  Creators Update (build 16299) - Version 1803 (build 17134)
New Features, RFCs and other changes
  • Support for new Data Types (Fingerprints, Location)
  • Better Connector runtime ‘isolation’.
  • Support for connector exporting text as ALLCAPS or Sentence caps.
Bug Fixes
  • None
Known Issues / Considerations
  • None

Search Gateway (RIG)

Device OS Compatibility (Min - Max)
  • Windows Server : 
  • Windows 10 :  Creators Update (build 16299) - Version 1803 (build 17134)
New Features, RFCs and other changes
  • Facial Recognition search (embedded images)
  • Support for Location Data Type
  • Connector runtime isolation
Bug Fixes
  • None
Known Issues / Considerations
  • None

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Version 5.2.1 - Released September 2018

Version 5.2.1 is a major system release requiring customers to upgrade their Client App, App Designer, and their Integration Server (export) software in readiness for this release.

Client App

Device OS Compatibility (Min - Max)
  • Android : 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) - 8.1 (Oreo)
  • iOS : 9 - 11.4 or later
  • Windows 10 :  Creators Update (build 16299) - Version 1803 (build 17134)
Requires
  • Platform Upgrade (simultaneous with Client)
  • Integration Server Upgrades (simultaneous with Client)

New Features, RFCs and other changes
  • User Interface improvements
    • Support for Samsung DeX
    • Sketching support in Image data type
  • Improvements to Tasking support
    • Sortable lists in Inbox, History, display on map.
    • Allows information sharing between apps on the device.  Search results from a compatible 3rd Party App can be imported into the Client App
  • Introduced Location data type
    • /// What3Words integration.
  • Additional support for biometrics.
    • Facial recognition capability 1:1 person/search (non bulk)
  • Anyline OCR.  Driver Licences, Passports etc. 
Bug Fixes
  • Improve reliability when app resumes from the background.
Known Issues / Considerations
  • On-Device data sharing (between apps) is only currently available on the Android platform

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App Designer

Device OS Compatibility (Min - Max)
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10 :  Creators Update (build 16299) - Version 1803 (build 17134)
New Features, RFCs and other changes
  • Updated User Interface (allow customers to submit branded logo for their Client App)
  • Login UI remembers multiple connections (e.g. Live/Test/Train)
  • Design Time support for
    • Finger Print Data Type
    • Hyperlink Data Type
  • Upload & Manage export templates via the Design Tool (removes need for windows 'share' folder).
  • Design Export connectors to run off sub-forms in a parent form.
    • Will operate for each instance of a completed sub-form.
  • Support for Tasking, including
    • Task abandon reasons
    • User ‘current status’ options.
Bug Fixes
  •  None
Known Issues / Considerations
  • When exporting data, it is not possible to access a Field from a Sub Task in a Parent Form connector.

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Integration Services

Exporter Service

Device OS Compatibility (Min - Max)
  • Windows Server : 
  • Windows 10 :  Creators Update (build 16299) - Version 1803 (build 17134)
New Features, RFCs and other changes
  • Centralised Template management (caches templates within the platform)
  • Support for new Data Types (Hyperlink, Finger Print)
  • Support for Tasking (Tasking Connector)
Bug Fixes
  • Amended the installation routine so that the Windows Service is correctly registered on the host server.
Known Issues / Considerations
  • None

Search Gateway (RIG)

Device OS Compatibility (Min - Max)
  • Windows Server : 
  • Windows 10 :  Creators Update (build 16299) - Version 1803 (build 17134)
New Features, RFCs and other changes
  • Support for new Data Types (Hyperlink, Finger Print)
Bug Fixes
  • None
Known Issues / Considerations
  • None

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