sirrus Version History

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Sirrus Version 2.4  \\  Released:  June 23, 2016

 

New features include: 

  • Nematode Sampling
  • Default Crop Protection & Fertilizer, Planting, Tillage to Rec.
  • Added Report Created Date
  • Recents Search  \\  Premium
 
2016

Sirrus Version 2.2  \\  Released:  Feb. 4, 2016

 

New features include: 

•  Add tank mix descriptions to comments
•  View relative maturity in the variety pick list
•  Add name and notes to all operations being saved
•  View company name with registration codes on the pick list
•  Sirrus Premium users can now view seed company’s tech sheets for varieties

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.1  \\  Released:  Aug. 1, 2016

 

New features include: 

  • Recs To Do - Past Due section
  • Sirrus Premium Subscriptions
    • Recommendation Summary Report
    • Scouting and Recommendation Report
    • Labels/SDS Search
    • Variety Information Search
    • Recent Search
  • Use Management Zones during collection
  • Move Farms and Fields

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.2  \\  Released:  Sept. 14, 2016

 

New features include: 

 

  • Background Syncing
  • Product Specific Shortlists for Units
  • Larger Text in Weather sections
  • Navigate to a field using Apple Maps
  • Auto-Save activities in case of crash
  • Grower Rainfall reports

Sirrus Version 2.3  \\  Released:  April 11, 2016

 

New features include: 

  • Support 4000 characters in Comments/Notes
  • Support EOS Arrow GPS Bluetooth Receivers

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.0  \\  Released:  Dec. 17, 2016

 

New features include: 

  • Background syncing
  • Show area when viewing activities
  • Product specific shortlists for units
  • Auto-Save activities
  • Home screen dashboards
  • Activities section
  • List view in collection
  • Default mgmt. zone’s legend shown on field
  • New legend view for nutrient and fertilizer recs
  • New Sirrus Premium features
    • Legend view for soil sampling results
    • Soil sampling and fertility dashboard tiles
    • Crop Planted (show variety and planting dates)
 
2017

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.0.3  \\  Released:  Jan. 24, 2017

 

Reinstated the Following Features: 

  • Settings are accessible in soil sampling collection and boundary collection 
  • Viewing of soil sampling results on the map for Non-Premium users 
  • Viewing total area and selected area in boundary creation 

 

Bugs Fixed:
Crashing Issues:

  • Fixed various issues that caused crashing after the V3.0 update. 

 

Soil Sampling Issues:

  • Fixed excessive load times for Soil Sampling operations in notifications list. 
  • Fixed the issue that caused a loss of Soil Sample ID when editing. 
  • Fixed the issue that resulted in the disappearance of points when recovering grid Soil Sampling. 
  • Fixed the issue that prevented grid Soil Sampling a single polygon in the field boundary.

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.0.4 Update \\ Released:  Feb. 15, 2017
 
Bugs Fixed: 

  • Edit Field Boundary Clipping 
    • Fixed an issue where edited field boundaries would clip to the previously cleared polygons of that same field boundary 
    • Fixed an issue where appending a new polygon to a boundary would cause the original boundary to disappear 
  • GPS Direct Connect Lagging Issues 
    • Fixed an issue where certain GPS receivers were causing lagging issues while GPS logging was taking place, for example in Soil Sampling or GPS Boundary creation 
  • Miscellaneous Crash Fixes

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.3 Update \\ Released:  Feb. 20, 2017

 

New Features:  

  • Default Management Zone 
    • Added support for setting default management zones per field. These will not be synced from Sirrus for iPad or Summit. 
    • User will now see default management zones with a legend in the home section and activities section while at the field level. 
    • Default management zones will be loaded with their legends by default when starting any activity collection. 
  • Activities 
    • Added a filter to the activity section.  
    • User can now filter the activity list by activity type. 
  • Premium Reports 
    • When populated, banding percentage will now be used in calculating the product totals shown on the Premium Reports (Scouting and Recommendation, Recommendation Summary). 
    • If banding percentage is being factored into a total, an asterisk will be placed next to the total and the banding percentage. 
    • The calculation is simply (Product Rate * Banding% * Applied Area = Product Total) 
  • Weather 
    • Recent rainfall list is now sorted by greatest rainfall amount 
    • The recent rainfall list found at the grower and farm level home sections, showing the last rainfall event and total rainfall amount of that event, will now be sorted by greatest rainfall amount in the past 24 hrs.   
    • Added Local Weather button to auto-populate weather attributes.   
    • User can now populate the Field weather section of Scouting, Crop Protection & Fertilizer, Tillage, and Planting using Iteris' current conditions by pressing the "Add Local Weather" button next to the attributes. 
  • Follow Me Button 
    • Added follow me button to Boundary Creation, Home and Activities Section and Viewing Activities. 
  • Sirrus Premium 
    • Added planting date and variety hybrid to the grower and farm level crops planted tool. 
    • User can now easily access Variety Tech sheets for each field. 
    • Sirrus Premium demos are now accessible by simply using any of the premium features, but the feature set is limited in demo mode.

 
Bugs Fixed: 

  • Fixed an issue where activities saved prior to midnight UTC weren't being included in that day. This was most prevalent in AUS because UTC midnight is 10 a.m., so recs in the morning weren't showing up on reports.   
  • Fixed an issue with phrases spoken into the phone using dictation that contained an illegal character (as defined by the agX API), and Sirrus would erase the entire phrase. Now the phrase is applied and illegal character(s) are stripped out.

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.0.5 Update \\ Released:  April 4, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 
GPS 

  • Fixed issue with GPS offsets. Offsets are now applied to the correct side. 
  • Fixed issue with GPS log interval.  Sirrus was ignoring Min Distance and only using Min Time.   
  • Fixed issue with GPS signal notification. Sirrus was notifying for brief signal degradation. User will notice the tolerance adjustment of the notification to be less intrusive. 

 
Boundary Creation 

  • Fixed issue with closing a field boundary. The user can now easily close a field boundary after pausing GPS to correct a bowtie. 

 
Soil Sampling 

  • Fixed issue with grid definition. User can now use a decimal comma when using Sirrus in Portuguese.   
  • Fixed issue with editing soil samples. Lab results are no longer cleared during editing in some cases. 

 
Performance Issues 

  • Fixed issue with Maps. Optimized performance by improving efficiency with maps throughout the app. 
  • Fixed several crashes and memory issues.

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.1 Update \\ Released:  May 1, 2017

 

New Features: 
Activity Collection 

  • Added support for all new attributes added to all activity types (Scouting, Planting, Crop Protection & Fertilizer, Tillage and Soil Sampling). 
  • Many scouting attributes now have photos and a maximum of five photos per attribute are allowed. 
  • Tank Mix Order is a new attribute that is being added to each Product, Rate, Unit combo in Crop Protection and Fertilizer.   
  • Users can now assign a Tank Mix order while collecting a Crop Protection & Fertilizer activity and while creating Tank Mixes.  
  • Tank Mix Order is also included when applying a Recent to a new activity. 

 
Sync Improvements 

  • Syncing Scouting Photos 
  • Scouting photos will now be synced with agX. 
  • Users will now be able to access photos taken with EITHER iPad or iPhone using BOTH devices. Users will no longer lose access to their photos after upgrading to newer iOS devices. 

 
Added Support for Open ID Connect 

  • This is the new authentication model for agX Sync and is required by version 4.0 of the agX Sync API. 
  • Each user will need to login the first time version 3.1 is launched. 

 
Refresh Grower List 

  • Added a pull down refresh to the Edit Grower list or the initial grower download selection list. 
  • Users can now refresh the Edit Grower list if internet connection is lost while downloading growers.  

 
Improved Performance for Grower Name Download 

  • Changed the download logic to make only one API call when downloading growers and farms.  
  • Users will notice speed improvements when downloading growers. 

 
Sync Section 

  • Sync ID Added to Navigation Bar. 
  • Made Sync ID visible at the top of the sync section. 

 
Reports 

  • New attributes are included in Activity Reports. 
  • New attributes are included in Premium Reports (Scouting and Recommendations, and Recommendation Summary).

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.1.1 Update \\ Released:  May 3, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 

  • Fixed issue with support tool.

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.4 Update \\ Released:  May 3, 2017

 

New Features: 
Activity Collection 

  • Added support for all new attributes added to all activity types (Scouting, Planting, Crop Protection & Fertilizer, Tillage and Soil Sampling). 
  • Many scouting attributes now have photos and a maximum of five photos per attribute are allowed. 
  • Tank Mix Order is a new attribute that is being added to each Product, Rate, Unit combo in Crop Protection and Fertilizer.   
  • Users can now assign a Tank Mix order while collecting a Crop Protection & Fertilizer activity and while creating Tank Mixes.  
  • Tank Mix Order is also included when applying a Recent to a new activity. 

 

Settings in Boundary Creation 

  • Added access to more general settings from within boundary creation.

 
Sync Improvements 

  • Syncing Scouting Photos 
  • Scouting photos will now be synced with agX. 
  • Users will now be able to access photos taken with EITHER iPad or iPhone using BOTH devices. Users will no longer lose access to their photos after upgrading to newer iOS devices. 

 
Added Support for Open ID Connect 

  • This is the new authentication model for agX Sync and is required by version 4.0 of the agX Sync API. 
  • Each user will need to login the first time version 3.1 is launched. 

 
Refresh Grower List 

  • Added a pull down refresh to the Edit Grower list or the initial grower download selection list. 
  • Users can now refresh the Edit Grower list if internet connection is lost while downloading growers.  

 
Improved Performance for Grower Name Download 

  • Changed the download logic to make only one API call when downloading growers and farms.  
  • Users will notice speed improvements when downloading growers. 

 
Sync Section 

  • Sync ID Added to Navigation Bar. 
  • Made Sync ID visible at the top of the sync section. 

 
Reports 

  • New attributes are included in Activity Reports. 
  • New attributes are included in Premium Reports (Scouting and Recommendations, and Recommendation Summary).

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.2 Update \\ Released:  May 23, 2017

 

New Features: 
Imagery Support 

  • Syncing Imagery to Sirrus 
    • Imagery products purchased through agX will sync to Sirrus. 
      • Users now have access to in-season imagery purchased from the following vendors, that are currently available:
        Aeroptic 
        Carner Aerial Solutions 
        GEOSYS 
  • Viewing/Classifying Imagery  
    • View Imagery as Layer 
      • Users now have the ability to view in-season imagery in Sirrus.  
  • Legend Editor (Premium Feature) 
    • Sirrus Premium users can now create and edit custom legends for in-season imagery in Sirrus. 
  • Use Imagery in Collection (Premium Feature) 
    • Scout using your imagery in the background. 
      • Sirrus Premium users can now use in-season imagery to guide scouting activities in the field. 
  • Create a recommendation using your imagery in the background. 
    • Sirrus Premium users can now reference in-season imagery while creating planting, and crop protection and fertilizer recommendations.

 

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.5 Update \\ Released:  May 23, 2017

 

New Features: 
Imagery Support 

  • Syncing Imagery to Sirrus 
    • Imagery products purchased through agX will sync to Sirrus. 
      • Users now have access to in-season imagery purchased from the following vendors, that are currently available:  Aeroptic 
        AgPixel 
        Carner Aerial Solutions 
        GEOSYS 
  • Viewing/Classifying Imagery  
    • View Imagery as Layer 
      • Users now have the ability to view in-season imagery in Sirrus.  
  • Legend Editor (Premium Feature) 
    • Sirrus Premium users can now create and edit custom legends for in-season imagery in Sirrus. 
  • Use Imagery in Collection (Premium Feature) 
    • Scout using your imagery in the background. 
      • Sirrus Premium users can now use in-season imagery to guide scouting activities in the field. 
  • Create a recommendation using your imagery in the background. 
    • Sirrus Premium users can now reference in-season imagery while creating planting, and crop protection and fertilizer recommendations.

 

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.2.1 Update \\ Released:  May 26, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 
Activity Collection 

  • Fixed issue where Sirrus was crashing when users designated a Recent as a Favorite or loaded a Favorite Recent. 
  • Fixed issue where Save and Create Recommendation was not loading the scouting geography for the recommendation. 
  • Fixed issue where checkmarks were not showing up in Add to Shortlist. 
  • Fixed issue with Farm Level Scouting collection. 
  • Fixed issue with Re-Scout loading default management zones instead of activity geography. 
  • Fixed issue with Growth Stages not persisting in Re-Scout activities. 
  • Fixed issue with management zones in point Re-Scout activities. 
  • Fixed issue with default units being applied after update. 
  • Fixed issues where keyboard covered data entry in Planting collection. 
  • Fixed issue with fulfilling recommendations.  
  • Fixed issue with more than one soil sampling target point being applied. 
  • Fixed issue with GPS location in soil sampling. 
  • Fixed crashing issue in zone polygon soil sampling. 

Reports 

  • Fixed crashing issue with Activity Reports. 
  • Fixed issue with grouping in Activity Reports. 
  • Fixed issue with scouting photos not showing up on Activity Reports. 
  • Fixed issue with scouting photos not showing up on Scouting and Recommendation Reports. 

Sync 

  • Fixed issue with syncing recommendations that were collected at the same time.

 

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.5.1 Update \\ Released:  May 26, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 

  • Fixed issue where Sirrus was crashing when designating a Recent as a Favorite or selecting a Favorite Recent. 
  • Fixed issue with Draw Split in activity collection. 
  • Fixed issues with decimal comma usage.  

 

Sirrus for iPad Version 3.2.2 Update \\ Released:  June 19, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 
Crashes 

  • Miscellaneous crash fixes.

 

Sirrus for iPhone Version 1.5.2 Update \\ Released:  June 19, 2017

 

Bugs Fixed: 
Crashes 

  • Miscellaneous crash fixes.