Release Notes

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ENGAGE Release Notes

Release v1.2.2

New Features & Improvements

  • End Session Function
    • Hosts of events and standard sessions can now force a session to end by pressing a button. This will return all users to the main menu.
  • IFX Interaction Improvements
    • Users now have IFX permissions set to 'on' by default inside a session.
    • The hover states for interacting with IFX have been improved.
  • Sticky Notes
    • All locations have been updated so that the sticky notes will snap to any whiteboard in the location.
  • YouTube Video Playback
    • Some issues were fixed in relation to certain video types and search functionality.
  • Avatar My Face System
    • Minor Version Updates

Release v1.2

New Features & Improvements

  • New Host Controls
    • Give other users in the session co-host powers, so they can control media, IFX, recording and all other things the Host can do.
    • Remove or ban users from a live session or event.
    • Give other users in a session the ability to set IFX to “Shared”.
  • Sticky Notes
    • Create sticky notes and place them anywhere inside training and experiences. In the lecture hall location, snap these sticky notes to the blackboard.
  • Shared IFX
    • Users can now change a setting on their IFX objects in a location to “Shared”, which allows other users in the session to move, rotate, scale or delete that IFX.
  • IFX – Enhanced Controls
    • Move, position, rotate and scale IFX 3D models with more precision using the advanced control gizmos.
  • Hide IFX user interface in location
    • Setting to turn on or off IFX user interface (Spheres, buttons etc) so users have a more immersive experience.
  • Advanced Recording Controls
    • A selection of advanced options for playing back recordings.
  • Session Settings
    • Increased the max number of users per session from 35 to 50.
    • ENTERPRISE users can now set live sessions to be visible for their Group only.
  • Avatars
    • Updated visual appearance for Android OS devices such as Oculus Quest.
    • Added more uniforms and hair color options.
  • General Fixes and Optimizations
    • Optimized loading speed for many parts of the software, especially on launch.
    • Optimized stability and performance, with a focus on video, networking & memory.

New Content

  • Location – Theatre
    • A grand stage with curtains, controls for lighting, screens and podiums.
  • Location – Courtroom
    • A courtroom for live or recorded legal training and experiences.

Release v1.1.6

Improvements

  • Events:
    • Embed video into event page description (YouTube and Vimeo support)
    • Upcoming event email reminder for attendees
  • Optimized web links for the iOS Safari browser
  • Optimized video links for Oculus Quest
  • Screen sharing improvements for Oculus Quest
  • And the fixes for some known bugs and security updates

Release v1.1.5

Improvements

  • NEW locations
  • Option for 3D audio/ Spatial Audio mode
  • Updated the scale of all locations
  • Core performance improvements for PC and Android Devices
  • And the fixes for some known bugs

Please Note:

Owners of an Oculus Quest can try out our early access Quest version by following the setup instructions at http://engagevr.io/quest/. For those users who have installed ENGAGE before on the Quest you will need to download and sideload the latest version.

If you are using a PC you can download the latest version of ENGAGE for PC here.

To find out more about how to use the different features of ENGAGE, check out our tutorials.

If you have any questions about this release, suggestions for new features or if you notice any problems when you update, please don't hesitate to contact us at support@engagevr.io