PictureFrame

RELEASE NOTE

2019-06-27 PictureFrame V1.11.10 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for wake-up by vibration
  • Add support for Message Overlay
    • require to install the Slate Message Overlay mobile application
  • Add support for secondary images display when a key is pressed (with Left, Middle and/or, Right keys)
    • the image sequence is defined by a keymap defined in the configuration file
  • Add support for button keycode sending through WPAN1
  • Add support for new file APPLI.HTA, graphics user interface allowing to edit/save the SLATE106 configuration file (APPLI.CFG) through USB (MS-Windows only)
  • Add support for SLATE106 board revision rev.D (3-buttons products)
  • Change: when a key pressed is detected, the appropriate red LED is blinking several time. It stops blinking when there is nothing to do or when the action, like a content update, is completed
  • Change: wake-up algorithm for the 20 slates in quarter mode to [T + n x 10 sec] instead of [T - n x 10 sec]
  • Change: remove some unused parameters from APPLI.CFG:
    • pictureframe.wpan.central.type
    • pictureframe.wakeup.mask
  • Change: remove support for testcard.ppk file
    • Note: now the Test card is embedded, and the file testcard.ppk will be automatically removed
  • Fix: in some rare case, the SLATE106 content could not be updated anymore
  • Fix: in some rare case, below a certain battery level, the software release upgrading could not succeed until emptying completely the battery (with firmware revision V1.10.11 or below)
  • The file system robustness has been improved in the firmware revision V1.11.10
  • Fix: in some rare case, the SLATE106 could stay in sleep mode forever (with firmware revision V1.10.11 or below)
WILL BE IMPLEMENTED IN NEXT VERSIONS
  • Add support for NFC/RFID badges
  • Add support for Slate Maintainer mobile application
    • battery presence detection
    • level per battery
    • reset the mobile application PIN code
COMPATIBILITIES
  • SMH300 Gekkota OS V4.11.11
    • not compatible with SMH300 Gekkota OS V3.XX.YY
  • SPE Desktop Windows V1.10.11 (or above)
  • Img2ppk V1.11.11 (or above)
  • Slate Message Overlay V1.10.10 (or above)

INFORMATION


DOCUMENTATION

  • User manual (1.11.10-001D/EN) download

USB PERIPHERAL DISCONNECTION: BEST PRACTISES

  • Warning: before disconnecting a SLATE106 device from your computer, connected with an USB cable, please unmount properly USB storage else the SLATE106 file system could be altered, leading to a decreasing of the available space. If there is not enough space, anymore, a SLATE016 USB storage format could be required to work around. The file system robustness has been improved in the firmware revision V1.11.10 (or above). For further information, contact support@qeedji.tech

OLD VERSIONS HISTORY


2018-02-20 PictureFrame V1.10.13 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for working schedule policy
    • when the date is higher than 1st January 2017
      • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
      • 8:00 to 19:00
      • Wakes-up every quarters of an hour
    • when the date is lower than 1st January 2017 (example: 1st January 2005)
      • 24/7
    • The date is updated only if the SLATE106 devices is paired with a SMH300 (whose version is upper than 3.10.52)
  • Change: decrease considerably the power consumption during the picture updating to increase the batteries lifetime
  • Change: improve BLE transfers robustness
  • Change: default RTC date is set to 1st January 2005 when the battery level is too low and super-capacitor is discharged
  • Fix: when an unexpected value is present in the configuration file APPLI.CFG, the default value is loaded now
  • Fix: after a file system format, the picture content could never be displayed (SMH300 configuration)
  • Fix: when power bank was plugged at boot-up, the image content update could not be done

2017-10-12 PictureFrame V1.10.12 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for test card
    • display the image testcard.ppk
    • if not present, clear the display
  • Add support for time and date update
  • Change: rename configuration file pf.cfg into appli.cfg
  • Fix: files property time and date was not properly managed
  • Fix: after a new configuration (new hub association), the image was only displayed after two consecutive connections to the hub

2017-09-15 PictureFrame V1.10.11 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix: power consumption was too high in standby mode
  • Fix: slate106 device was blocked after an USB ejection launched from MS-Windows Desktop Task bar

2017-07-17 PictureFrame V1.10.10 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for authentication with PIN code -pf.cfg - "pictureframe.testcard.enabled" - default value: true - "pictureframe.picture.filename": - default value: "hub.ppk" - "pictureframe.wpan.enabled": - default value: true - "pictureframe.wpan.central.type": - default value: "hub" - "pictureframe.hostname - SLATE106 device name (8 characters) - "pictureframe.index" - index of this SLATE106 device in the list of SLATE106 device controlled by the SMH300, - "pictureframe.wpan.authentication.method" - Values: - "none" (default) or - "pincode" - "pictureframe.wakeup.mask" - Default value: 1, - "pictureframe.wpan.authentication.pincode" - 4 digits pin code
  • Add support for new features when USB battery is plugged on SLATE106 device
    • test card mode
    • sleep mode inactivated & does not keep advertising its identifiers through Bluetooth Low Energy
      • note: don't use this mode permanently, because it could prevent other SLATE106 devices to advertise properly towards SMH300
  • Fix: some USB battery could prevent SLATE106 to work properly
  • Fix: pairing was working properly only after two SLATE106 device reboots (new device only)