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New features, enhancements, and bug fixes

Nov 15, 2021

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Contributor App
  • Improved performance and graphics
πŸ“ˆDashboard
  • Further improved feedback for reviewed content
  • Unique URLs now available for each row in dashboard
☁️ Other
  • Additional bug fixes and enhancements

Nov 1, 2021

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Contributor App
  • Coverage map performance and quality improvements
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements
πŸ“ˆDashboard
  • Feedback for reviewed collections
  • Visual indicators for collections with feedback
  • Automatic quality features help for faster feedback
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User Stats
  • Redirection to user’s map coverage from Dashboard User Stats tab
☁️ Other
  • Additional bug fixes, enhancements, and security improvements

Oct 8, 2021

πŸ—Ί Coverage Map
  • Regions on Coverage Map released for all users. Can toggle open reward regions to be on/off.
  • Custom pin now released as marker for geo-search result.
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Contributor App
  • Map shows only the latest data mapped (less than 7 days) so contributors can see which areas are available for rewards.
  • Push notifications. Get real time alerts about your tile collections and other important updates from Hivemapper.
  • Bug fixes, performance, stability.

Oct 1, 2021

πŸ“ˆ Dashboard
  • Continued performance improvements to our ability to send notification via the web dashboard
πŸ—Ί Coverage Map
  • Additional bug fixes
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Contributor App
  • Ability for our app to receive push notifications

Sep 21, 2021

πŸ“ˆ Dashboard
  • Notifications about rewards, collection quality, and other important information are now displayed in a contributor's Dashboard and also sent to the Contributor App as a push notification.
  • Notifications are now tied to quality signals, so contributors will receive near real-time feedback if there camera is not mounted properly.
πŸ—Ί Coverage Map
  • Continued performance improvements
  • Regions provides us an internal tool to quickly adjust where Honey rewards are available.
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Contributor App
  • Current Activity: now displays Estimated Tiles Mapped in real-time. This means you'll see how much coverage you are generating for the map as you move!
  • Reset Current Activity: Gives you the option to start a new collection session and track your Estimated Tiles Mapped in real-time.
  • Filters Your Contribution: Need to see your contributions within a specific timeframe. Filter by timeframe so you can see how many tiles you mapped Today, Yesterday, Last 7 Days, Last 30 Days, or All Time.
  • Stop Contributing: If you ever need to simply stop contributing (no location sharing), then hit the red Stop button. It's that simple.

Aug 25, 2021

πŸ“ˆDashboard
  • Contributor Stats display Tiles Mapped by
    • Contribution mode (app, dashcam)
    • Month or day
  • Duplicate detection automatically detects and flags duplicate uploads
πŸ—Ί Coverage Map
  • Improvements to the interaction for drawing on the map - now easier to delete the shape you drew
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Map Image API
  • Create and manage your API Keys for Hivemapper Map Image API - see here​
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Account Settings
  • You can now view your account settings - username, email, etc.
  • Option to logout from the website

Aug 13, 2021

πŸ“ˆ Dashboard
  • More granular speed visualization
  • Improved reliability and performance of processing dashcam data
  • Added Hivemapper icon in the menu bar
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Contributor App
Improvements and bug fixes to all the following features in the Contributor App:
  • Contribution map is now shown in the app
  • Historical and Recent Activity
  • Filter the map based on your contributions
  • Realtime activity is visualized as you drive
  • Improved reliability to protect your data when there are network connectivity issues
πŸ—Ί Coverage Map
  • Ability to draw and edit GeoJson polygons directly on the coverage map - see thread here.
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July 30, 2021

This week we have focused on adding new features and squashing various bugs throughout the network.
🚁Studio
  • Display tiles that can be mapped for rewards
πŸ—ΊCoverage Map
  • ​Filters give you more control of where the coverage is at and what you contributed
    • Collection type
    • Your Contributions enable you to see your coverage in green tracks
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Contributor App
  • Big new app update with lots of fixes for improved location tracking and performance issues
  • Recent Activity shows you your current activity, this replaces RunKeeper and Strava app that many contributors were using
  • Your Contributions shows you mapped tiles you have been rewarded
  • All Contributions shows you all contributions whether they are from you or other contributors
πŸ“ˆ Dashboard
  • Improved loading time and filters UX, there were some small details that were not quite right the first time around.
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Map Image API
  • Improved API responsiveness
  • Added documentation details - see here​

July 16, 2021

This week we have focused on adding new features and squashing various bugs throughout the network.
🚁Studio
  • Fixed number of Studio flight path bugs based on community feedback
πŸ—Ί Coverage Map
  • Click on the coverage map to reveal collection details including coordinates, direction that the vehicle was moving while collecting, dashcam mount position, recency data, and more
πŸ“ˆ Dashboard
  • Fixed sorting bug on the columns
  • Improved error handling on Uploader for file types that are not supported
  • Even faster page load times while paginating
☁️ Other
  • Improved Tile Attribution to support metro regions e.g. DC metro or NY metro
  • Various visual user interface improvements throughout
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July 8, 2021

Since the #newmap launched, we have been aggressively adding new features, polishing other features, and fixing bugs. Here is what launched this week:
  • Improvements to new Studio​
    • Integrated into the core application
    • Automated flight path that generates higher quality data
    • Selecting / deselecting multiple tiles
    • Highlighting neighbors
    • Message for selecting only adjacent tiles
    • Message for keeping the tiles contiguous (invalid deselection case)
    • Message for selecting 6 tiles max
  • ​Coverage map​
    • Faster and more responsive
    • Better and easier search to move around the map
  • Mobile support
    • The web application is supported on most mobile browsers, so you can browse the dashboard, coverage map, etc.
  • ​Dashboard​
    • Faster load times when navigating via pagination
    • Toggle between All Contributions and your contributions
  • Dashcam mapping
  • ​Uploader​
    • Simpler UI navigation
    • Catches file formats that not supported by uploader
  • ​Tile Attribution​
    • Improvements to tile attribution logic

July 2, 2021

Same mission, same vision. New day. Taking the wraps off so many new things to grow and expand the Hivemapper Network:

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New & Improved

  • ​Hivemapper.com - check it out for yourself
  • Anonymous account - you are now anonymous when contributing to Hivemapper. Create a free and anonymous account here​
  • ​Docs - new guides for contributing, new FAQs, new docs for the Map Image API, and more.
  • ​Dashboard - simplified and much faster
    • See All Contributions in the Dashboard https://hivemapper.com/dashboard/all
    • See the Dashboard for a contributor e.g. https://hivemapper.com/dashboard/sour-rust-monk
    • See your own dashboard https://hivemapper.com/dashboard/me
  • ​Uploader - upload dashcam video
  • Network Explorer - visualize map coverage​
  • ​Studio - same core features, but all faster, easier, and did we mention prettier.
  • Map Image API - a comprehensive API for using the imager generated by the network.
  • ​Mobile Contributor App - contribute to the map with your smartphone
    • Contributor App for iOS
    • Contributor App for Android
  • ​Open Dashcam technical specifications
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