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If your Meeting Owl App is out of date, go to the Google Play Store and update your app. 

Version 2.5.2(3)

Release date: September 1st, 2021

Enhancement:

  • Translations

Version 2.5.2(1)

Release date: August 10th, 2021

Enhancements:

  • 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.
  • Removed Skype for Business from the list of video conferencing platforms in the Tutorials section of setup.

Version 2.5.1(5)

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.
  • Added support for Whiteboard Owl setup.

Bug fixes:

  • Admin - Default Camera Settings will now appear on the Primary Owl’s About Your Owl page after pairing two Meeting Owl Pros with Owl Connect.
  • Admin - Default Camera Settings will no longer appear on the Secondary Owl’s About Your Owl page after pairing two Meeting Owl Pros with Owl Connect.
  • The Camera Controls page will no longer close after toggling one of the camera settings.

Enhancements:

  • Added support for Whiteboard Capture.
  • Improved app messaging following a successful pair between a Whiteboard Owl and Meeting Owl Pro.
  • Added confirmation popup message when enabling or disabling Whiteboard Capture.
  • Translations

Version 2.5.0(3)

Release date: March 26th, 2021

New feature:

  • Added Select Location step for an enhanced setup experience

Enhancements:

  • Translations

Version 2.4.9(1)

Release date: March 1st, 2021

Enhancement:

  • Support for new Bluetooth API version required on Meeting Owl Pro version 2.4.0.15.

Version 2.4.8(1)

Release date: February 12th, 2021

New feature:

  • Presenter Enhance: the Meeting Owl Pro will follow a presenter around the room and keep them displayed on the stage.

Enhancement:

  • App icon is updated with new Owl logo

Translations

Version 2.4.7(7)

Release date: November 18th, 2020

Wi-Fi connection to Captive Portals is not supported in this version and later.

Enhancement:

  • Changed Vertically Flip Owl to a toggle rather than ON/OFF text

Added support for future features

Translations

Version 2.4.6(3)

Release date: October 27th, 2020

Translations

Version 2.4.5(4)

Release date: August 28th, 2020

New feature:

  • 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.

Bug fix:

  • Owls can no longer update while in a meeting

Version 2.4.4(8)

Release date: August 21st, 2020

Version 2.4.3(9)

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 2.4.3(5)

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.
    • Fixed issue where app asks for passcode, when no passcode has been set.

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Version 1.9.8

Release Date: November 17, 2017

  • Bug Fix:
    • Owls will now successfully be registered during setup process.

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 1.9.2

Release date: July 10, 2017

  • Bug fix:
    • Improved stability in order to prevent crashes.

Version 1.9.0

Release date: June 30, 2017

  • Initial release.

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