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Old 05-20-2014, 10:57 AM
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We received the improved firmware from the WiFi module vendor. And, while it is about 1000 times better than the previous version, it is still not acceptable. They have not given an ETA for the next improved version. Still stuck on hold as far as scheduling, so I cannot offer a delivery schedule at this time.
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Yes, I know not having a delivery schedule is disappointing. However, had I provided such a schedule prior to receiving the latest version, it would have been wrong. The update I did provide last time (we should get updated wifi module firmware in about 30 days) was pretty accurate (I think it was 34 days actual). But, I could not have anticipated that the update was still not going to be acceptable. I will not assume such this time, either.

As to the 1000 times better, that was based on our being able to send a 3MB file 1000-2000 times before the dongle locked up, when the previous performance level was 1-2 times. There are a lot of variables at play, but the current firmware could still lockup within 10 minutes or so under this improved firmware. As I said above, better, but still not acceptable.
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We are, of course, aware that the Siren App and Analyze functionality have not been released. We apologize for any inconvenience these unforeseeable delays have caused, and continue to work toward a solution. Thank you for your patience.
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I passed a new version of scanner firmware and Wi-Fi dongle firmware to the app developer today for testing/continuing development. Too soon for results.
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We were about to start beta testing today, but overnight got two more updates (one to the dongle, and one to the scanner firmware) that added record/playback functionality to the codebase. So, beta will likely start either tomorrow or Monday. If testing shows it to be stable, functional, usable, then we'll have an iPhone app to submit to the Apple App store in a week or so. From what I've heard, it takes up to 2 weeks for an app to be approved to go on-line once it is submitted to the store.

There is a big, huge "IF" in that paragraph, above, which adds a high level of uncertainty to the situation. But, at least the codebase (both in the scanner and app) have been substantially modified now to utilize the alternate access method we had to proceed with, so we should be just running into "normal" bugs, not the complete failure to perform situation we were in under the old methods.

The first rev of the app will still lack some eventual functionality, but core operation will be there.
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