With each release of an updated SPOTTERON version, every Citizen Science app on the platform is freshly built by our development team and uploaded in the smartphone app stores. Brand new features of the SPOTTERON platform will be implemented in your Citizen Science apps and the latest version will be rolled out for Android and iOS. We also work continuously on improvements of the interface for better usability, new feature integration and compatibility. The participants of your project get the latest version automatically on their smartphones, or they will be notified about the newest version is ready for download by the app stores.
EXAMPLE SPOTTERON UPDATE RELEASES 2016/2017
On average, we provide around one update per month for all Citizen Science apps running on the SPOTTERON platform. Minor updates (displayed in grey) include improvements and bugfixes for the apps, while significant updates (in colour) also bring new features to all apps. Milestone releases (1.0 and 2.0) are major steps in the development and mark new main versions of SPOTTERON.
On urgent demands to, e.g. change the content in the app or extend the observation criteria, non-regular updates can also be made individually for your own Citizen Science project's apps.