Diver6 - Software Revisions

Diver6 Software Revision

We strive to keep the Diver6 software operating at peak performance. Each version is released with improvements and updates. Below is a listing of each software version’s enhancements.

Version 1.8

  • Database updated for Vietnamese language localization.
  • Screens, fonts, layouts adjusted to support Vietnamese language
  • Monitoring Screen background is now a plain blue color to help prevent flickering when updating text on Windows

Version 1.7

  • Changed Tabs on Mapping Screen to a popup list to provide for future functions.
  • Added function on Mapping Screen called Mark to automatically save a diver's location as a destination.
  • Database updated for preliminary Japanese language localization.
  • Added capability to automatically mark all divers on surface when completing a dive (rather than manually doing each one).

Version 1.6

  • Updated Communications configuration screen to include external compass.
  • Fixed a potential diver location bug

Version 1.5

  • Program better handles unexpected communication messages minimizing extra timeouts.
  • Some repositioning of screen items as well as resizing to support other languages.
  • Declination calculation model fixed.
  • Fixed bug where previous dive notes could show on new dive
  • Ensured that once a dive is completed, the planned depth field is cleared out to force the dive master to enter a value for a new dive
  • Clicking on Dive Team Diver will now take you to the Diver Detail screen for that selected diver.
  • Localization features put in place to support multiple languages

Version 1.4
  • Operational change - Dive Plan details (text fields) remain editable until dive is completed. This allows a dive master to quickly start a dive by only entering the Max Planned Depth.

Version 1.3
  • Carried out latitude and longitude seconds to 3 decimal places for more precision
  • Combined Topside and GPS comms configuration screens.
  • Simplified Topside Comms Configuraiton removing extraneous settings the user should not be able to access.
  • Added Warning/Note label on Dive Plan Screen to remind user to ensure topside and/or GPS has been configured.

Version 1.2
  • Fixed bug in comms protocol that could result in incorrect range reporting.
  • New - Destinations feature allows divemaster to maintain a list of lat/long points to send divers.
  • New - Added support for using onboard or external web cameras to take pictures of dive masters, divers, or destinations.

Version 1.1
  • Improved Communication Protocol between software and all modems.
  • Fixed Issues with Shearwater devices not receiving a cancel recall message after canceling a distress call on the Shearwater device.
  • Added UDP Multicast packets for other systems to interface to the Diver6 data.
  • Added small textual area above main buttons to provide feedback regarding modem communication.

Version 1.0
  • Initial Release