Meeting Owl iOS App software release notes

This article applies to the Meeting Owl Pro and Meeting Owl

To determine your Meeting Owl App version, open your app and select the Help Desk icon on the top right of your screen. 

Select the Info icon and view App Version.

If your Meeting Owl App is out of date, go to the Apple Store and update your app. 

Version 3.1.0(11)

Release date: November 10th, 2021

New features:

  • Ignore Zone: Select an area for your Owl to not focus on.
  • Added “Owl update available. Tap to begin” banner on Owl’s home page for increased software update visibility.

Bug fix:

  • The Double Talk Detection and Noise Suppression toggles in Advanced Audio Settings will no longer display the incorrect toggle state (On/Off).

Enhancement:

  • Translations

Version 3.0.1(10)

Release date: September 1st, 2021

Enhancements:

  • Translations
  • Added support for future features

Version 3.0.0(6)

Release date: July 9th, 2021

Enhancements:

  • Updated fonts, colors, and icons.
  • Added link to Audio Settings article on Advanced Audio Settings page for more information on advanced audio settings and when to adjust them.
  • Added Microsoft Teams to the list of video conferencing platforms in the Tutorials section of setup.

Version 2.9.2(3)

Release date: April 29th, 2021

New features:

  • Added Data Privacy Settings on the About Your Owl page.
  • Added advanced Audio Settings on the About Your Owl page.

Bug fix:

  • Wi-Fi Networks or Passwords containing apostrophes ( ‘ ) will no longer prevent from connecting to the network.

Enhancements:

  • Improved app messaging following a successful pair between a Whiteboard Owl and Meeting Owl Pro.
  • Added Mobile Refresh support for Meeting Owl Pros above software version 1.7.0.40.
  • Added Mobile Refresh support for Whiteboard Owls.
  • Added confirmation popup message when enabling or disabling Whiteboard Capture.
  • Translations

Version 2.9.0(1)

Release date: March 26th, 2021

New feature:

  • Added Select Location step for an enhanced setup experience

Bug fix:

  • “Failed to Register device” error is resolved

Enhancements:

  • Updated “Start your Meeting” page in Meeting Owl Tablet App
  • Added support for future features
  • Translations

Version 2.8.4(14)

Release date: February 11th, 2021

Bug fixes:

  • Advanced audio settings will no longer falsely show as reset in the iOS app after returning to the Nearby Owls page
  • Reduce Residual Echo will now appear in the iOS app

Enhancement:

  • App icon is updated with new Owl logo

Version 2.8.3(7)

Release date: February 1st, 2021

New feature:

  • Digital Whiteboard: enables Meeting Owl Pro users to turn the Meeting Owl Stage View into a live whiteboard by writing or drawing on an iPad so remote participants can more clearly see meeting notes.

Version 2.8.2(10)

Release date: December 21, 2020

New Features: 

  • Dashboard View, a tablet dashboard control feature for the iPad. You can set your tablet home screen to view info about your Owl, and easily access the Camera Controls and Stage Options.
  • Permanent toggle for 360° Panoramic Strip

Version 2.8.1(4)

Release date: November 20, 2020

  • Translations
  • Bug fixes
  • Support for future features

Version iOS 2.8.0(6)

Release date: October 27th

Bug fixes:

  • Camera Lock, 360° Pano toggle and Software Update now prevents sleeping in order to prevent disconnects
  • Mobile Refresh Privacy pop-up bug fix
  • App now disconnects when phone sleeps or app is closed

Translations

Support for future features

Version iOS 2.7.1(2)

Release date: August 28, 2020

Enhancements:

  • User is now notified that two software updates are required when updating Owls past version 1.7
  • Proper messaging when Owl is in a meeting and software update is requested

Bug fix:

  • Owl Connect Secondary Owl can no longer update it’s software when it is in a meeting

Version 2.7.0(11)

Release date: August 21st, 2020

Feature support for Owl Connect: Ability to pair two Meeting Owl Pros together to expand the video and audio reach of the Meeting Owl Pro to accommodate meetings in larger conference rooms, classrooms, and auditorium spaces. Available in Meeting Owl Pro software release 1.8.0.29

Version 2.5.2(2)

Release date: July 14th, 2020

  • New Feature:
    • When Passcode Lock is set, Camera Controls will now be set behind the passcode, preventing users with access to the app from accessing this feature unless they have a passcode.
  • Support for ability to vertically flip Meeting Owl Pro video, which is included in software release 1.7.0.40.

Version 2.5.1(7) 

Release date: June 12th, 2020

  • Feature support for the following features in Meeting Owl Pro Software Release 1.6.0.18:
    • Added Pan, Tilt and Zoom controls for Camera Lock and Whiteboard Mode feature in the app. You can now control the vertical and horizontal position of the camera, as well as zoom it in and out in the app.
    • Disable / Enable 360° Panoramic Strip. 360° Pano can now be disabled and enabled through the Camera Controls section of the Meeting Owl app. 
  • Bug fix:
    • (Meeting Owl Pro) Fixed issue where successful registration is passed to our server from the app, but lock screen on Owl does not clear, allowing you to use the Meeting Owl in your video conferencing platform. 

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Version 2.2.0

Release date: June 27, 2018

  • Support for Passcode Lock

Version 2.0.2

Release date: November 23, 2017

  • Support for iPhoneX

Version 2.0.1

Release date: October 24, 2017

  • Minor bug fix: Name of Owl will now show up on Analytics tab when Owl is named during setup.

Version 2.0.0

Release date: October 22, 2017

  • Launched Meeting Analytics.
  • About your Owl section now indicates to user when a software update is available.

Version 1.9.6

Release date: September 26, 2017

Version 1.9.5

Release date: August 5, 2017

  • Added option to choose preferred video conferencing platforms in order to optimize Speaker Spotlight performance.

Version 1.9.0

Release date: July 12, 2017

  • Usability improvements:
    • Added Help Desk pages.
    • Added ability to update software via the app in the Check For Updates section under About my Owl.
  • Minor bug fixes:
    • Owl will now correctly disconnect when resetting Owl through the app.
    • Owl will try to auto reconnect to Bluetooth in noisy Bluetooth environments.

Version 1.7.1

Release date: May 17, 2017

  • Initial release.

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