Release Notes

Version 2.9.0 - (Dec, 4th 2019)
• Validated data: the administrators can now set your observation to "checked" and build a validated data set for scientific research directly in the app
• Event improvement: events like workshops or community meet-ups are longer visible on the map
• Bugfixes and minor improvements

Version 2.8.0
* Event component: the project can put events and workshops on the map
* Spot filter improvement
* Bugfixes and minor updates

Version 2.7.0 - (Apr 29th 2019)
* New: Statistic Panel
* New: User Ranking 2.0
* New: Date field for new spots
* Community newsfeed icon update
* List sorting by creation date
* Bugfix: Image Editor preview size
* more minor fixes and improvements

Version 2.6.0 - (Feb 11th 2019)
* New Feature: User Roles (Data Quality Pack)
* New Feature: Flagging (Data Quality Pack)
* New Feature: Data Download (Open Data, Web-App)
* Bugfixes & Improvements

Version 2.5.0 - (Nov 7th 2018)
* New Feature: Badges (User Motivation Pack)
* Extension to Offline Maps & Spots
* Bugfixes & Improvements

Version 2.4.1 - (Oct 19th 2018)
* Bugfix for Offline Maps & Spots

Version 2.4.0 - (Oct 16, 2018)
* New Feature: Offline Maps and Spots
* New Feature: Badges (User Motivation Pack)
* New map server and map style

Version 2.3.1 - (Jul 26th 2018)
* New Feature: Top Spots (User Motivation Pack)
* GDPR Update: Download personal data directly in-app
* Bugfixes & Improvements

Version 2.2.2 - (Jun 1st 2018)
* Bugfix: presentation of the approval dialogues
* Other small improvements

Version 2.2.0 - (May 25th 2018)
EU GDPR Update:
* Read our updated terms of use. Find out about the project partners and institutes. Request a copy of your saved data. Request the deletion of your user account.
* Technical improvements

Versiom 2.1.4 - (May 5, 2018)
* Emoji support in the comments and descriptions
* Interface improvements
* Bugfixes

Version 2.0.0 - (Oct 31, 2017)
* Citizen Science Community: You can now find a complete Community in the apps! Follow other Citizen Scientists, comment on spots or "like" them, find other users and stay informed with the new SPOTTERON Newsfeed!
* Authorization update: further improvements to stay logged in longer
* Small bugfixes

Version 1.0.14 - (Sep 1, 2017)
* New map to choose in the settings: Open Topo Map
* Bugfix: Logout Bug fixed
* Small improvements

Version 1.0.12 - (Aug 18, 2017)
* Messages & notifications: Receive short messages and news directly from the project and the researchers!
* Intro Update: The introscreens were updated
* Different improvements and bugfixes

Version 1.0.10 - (Jun 27, 2017)
* Edit spots: Change the position. You can now change the position of your observation in the edit-mode.
* Delete spots: In the new spot menu (detail view) you can now also delete your own observations.
* Save in the queue: You can put your observations in the waiting queue directly now and upload it later.
* Intro: Upon the first start the app shows you basic functions.
* Project update: Adjustments of the Citizen Science projects.
* Others: GPS improvements and bugfixes

Version 1.0.7 - (May 26, 2017)
* Spot counter: shows you how many spots were already added to the project
* New lightbox: You can now also zoom in the enlarged pictures
* Important bugfix for Android 7

Version 1.0.6 - (May 3, 2017)
* New map options: go to >settings >choose between the OpenStreetMap versions, Mapbox and Swisstopo (Switzerland)
* Map fix for the OSM Humanitarian Map Style

Version 1.0.5 - (Apr 26, 2017)
* Bugfixes for older smartphones

Version 1.0.3 - (Apr 23, 2017)
* Your own user-profile: upload a profile picture and support the citizen science project with more background information for the analysis.
Attention! already existing SPOTTERON users: of course you can update and extend your user-profile directly in the app.
* Spot collections: a collection of your spots is summed up in your user-profile
* Bugfixes and improvements

Version 1.0.2 - (Jan 17, 2017)
* Bugfixes

Version 1.0.0 - (Jan 16, 2017)
* SPOTTERON System Upgrade
* Bugfixes

Version 0.3.0 - (Oct 13, 2016)
* Spot edits: you can now edit your own spots directly in the apps or on the interactive map on the project's website to update data and descriptions.

Version 0.2.4 - (Sep 2, 2016)
* Layout Improvements
* Bug Fixing


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    Sonntag, 05 April 2020