latest release notes

We've been hard at work improving our software. Check out the latest updates we've made. If you have any questions or requests for new features, please contact us at support@meta-ct.com.

Release 0.2.1829 oct 5, 2018

  • Removed background processing activities to reduce battery use 
  • Reconfigured background tracking logic to be more intelligent
    • Motion sensor checking
    • Distance-based tracking instead of interval-based
    • Proactive permission checking for Location Services
    • Many more improvements...
  • Additional diagnostics 
    • Setup log analytics service 
    • Additional data points captured (battery level, sensor details, motion activity, etc...)
    • Ability to view errors before our customers even know about them
  • Fixed bug in website related to Driver maintenance
  • Fixed bug where driver would continue to show last location on a map after clicking STOP in the app
  • Fixed bug that prevented you from deleting Jobs

Release 0.2.1826 aug 1, 2018

  • Reduced frequency of background processing activities to address reports of high battery use
  • Refactored header color change logic when toggling environments
  • Add "pull to refresh" gesture on routes view to help check for new routes
  • Make job address open in map from mobile app just like the start location
  • Finished billing logic to produce invoices
  • Fixed background tracking issue for Android
  • Fixed issue with Dispatch map view on mobile app

Release 0.2.1824 jul 5, 2018

  • Limited release of Dispatcher functionality in mobile app
    • list of jobs and drivers
    • map view of drivers
  • Added ability to toggle environments in mobile app
  • Improved the admin backend to help us better support our customers
  • Refactored address logic for mobile app to support easier re-use
  • Fixed app crash issue when Starting Destination did not have a location
  • Fixed issue when attempting to log into app with no internet connection
  • Modified the Event Details report to:
    • better display the Stop Tracking event
    • show the actual date tracking if it differs from the Request Date

Release 0.2.1819 may 13, 2018

  • Require a destination to have an address to avoid errors
  • Added new Event Details report
  • Configured the BlackTop favicon for browsers

Release 0.2.1816 may 6, 2018

  • Display phone number on settings page of app so you can see the number you logged in with
  • Mobile app improved font stacking for accessibility settings with large font
  • Display app version in the footer of the settings page
  • Enabled the Environment toggle for the dev team to troubleshoot/test
  • Enforcing a unique driver phone number to avoid issues with duplicate numbers
  • Wired up Geofence events in the background to support tracking when drivers enter/exit certain areas

Release 0.2.1814 apr 9, 2018

  • Show destinations on map even when no jobs are scheduled
  • Remove modal warning when connection is not available

Release 0.2.1813 apr 2, 2018

  • Showing Satellite/Hybrid map options
  • Merging stand-alone BlackTop site into our main www.meta-ct.com
  • Showing data on Job Summary report in real-time
  • Connecting the LogOff button to API to support post logout cleanup
  • Remove beta restrictions in preparation for launch
  • Add Driver Tag for tracking additional info (CB Handle, Truck #, etc...)
  • Show either the destination or the job on the app instead of defaulting to the job address
  • Adding Driver Request Notes

Release 0.2.1812 mar 26, 2018

  • Making edit/remove icons consistent across all admin screens
  • Added self-service profile management screen for changing password and updating first and last name
  • Reworked the layout of the admin job list screen

Release 0.2.1811 mar 19, 2018

  • Redesigning the Driver Request form to:
    • Display job site address
    • Pick job by job number
  • Split api out of main web code and configured AWS environments for API
  • Fix display issue of arrival time on mobile app
  • Adding additional API functionality for improved mobile app experience
  • Fix issue on map where incorrect data would occasionally display on driver info window
  • Optimized mobile app to reduce battery consumption and amount of data transferred
  • Updated Job Summary Report for Trucking Providers
  • UX Improvement to allow scrolling on mobile app
  • Reduced the size of the icons on the map
  • Added number of assigned drivers on request queue
  • Add notes for the drivers to see special instructions
  • Making edit/remove icons consistent across all admin screens
  • Added self-service profile management screen for changing password and updating first and last name
  • Reworked the layout of the admin job list screen

Release 0.2.189 mar 5, 2018

  • New directory allows you to select your suppliers
  • Including jobs in the Job Summary Report filter for suppliers
  • Restricting driver request for to only 1 job at a time
  • Adding validation for the arrival time to ensure it's not in the past
  • Ensuring the driver assignment operation has completed prior to redirecting
  • Adding Job Number to website and displaying on mobile app
  • New Store and Forward Feature
    • Mobile app will still capture position info when out of range from a cell tower
    • When the app connects to a network again (cell or WiFi), it will transmit the previous data
  • Display issue on mobile app with long job name
  • Configured site to use SSL certificate
  • UX improvement on client/jobs screens
  • Validation to prevent start time in the past
  • Restricted the driver request screen to a single job per request
  • Improved the driver assignment functionality to save as a batch

Release 0.2.186 feb 12, 2018

  • Displaying paver on map as well as dump trucks
  • Display Job Name instead of Job Id on mobile app
  • Corrected a few issues on User management screen

Release 0.2.185 feb 5, 2018

  • Make job address required
  • New option to opt out of storing speed (MPH) on tracking data
  • Set minimum zoom level on map initial load so it doesn't zoom so closely
  • Fix bug that was causing map to center incorrectly under certain circumstances
  • New Idle Event Feature
    • Configure speed and time duration that qualifies as an idle event
    • Display idle info on Job Summary Report
    • Highlight drivers on map when they are considered idle

Release 0.2.184 jan 29, 2018

  • New Cancel Driver Request option
  • Fix bug for displaying Requestor or Supplier name correctly in context
  • Improve usability on request/queue pages with back button navigation
  • Fix bug for incoming request count indicator not working on main menu
  • Fix bug that redirected to incorrect page when rejecting a request
  • Add support link to mobile app
  • Prevent negative numbers on driver request form
  • Improved sign-up experience for new customers
  • New settings page to control company settings such as notification list for new requests
  • Fixed issue where map would show job location incorrectly

Release 0.2.183 jan 22, 2018

  • Fix bug that kept dispatch users from accessing Admin menu
  • Fix bug for incorrect arrival time displaying on mobile app
  • Improve mechanism for recording start/stop tracking events
  • Store and Forward functionality

Release 0.2.1812 jan 15, 2018

  • Change mobile app login form
  • Add phone number for driver
  • Fix bug when driver logs in for first time on the app
  • New layout for the main map layout of web app
  • Stop Google Chrome translation message from appearing

Release 0.2.181 jan 8, 2018

  • Add ability to designate a driver as a Paver
  • Change the keyboard to numeric on app login view

Release 0.1.170 dec 31, 2017

  • Redesign route card on mobile app and link to new detail view
  • Merge dispatch and request sections of web app into one consolidated view
  • Fixed bug that prevented breadcrumbs from showing for certain responsive break points
  • Added some database indexes to help query performance
  • Expanded driver request form to support multiple trucking companies
  • Send additional info from app to API for better logging
  • Mobile app responds to API for auto-stop tracking message
  • Pull config settings on regular interval to mobile app
  • Buttons read Back now instead of Cancel to avoid confusion