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November 13, 2022

oculavis SHARE 11.0.0


With version 11.0 you have the possibility to integrate oculavis SHARE more intensively into existing systems and processes.

The latest user manual can be downloaded via this link.

The following list provides an overview of the innovations and the integration options.

Improvements and updates

  • Single Sign-on (SSO) [on request - not activated by default]: Allow your Azure Active Directory users to connect to oculavis SHARE
  • API [on request - not activated by default]: Use the API to automate your requests for video calls and cases and integrate with your existing systems - including detailed "how-to" documentation
  • Improvements in visual assistance core module for AR video calls
    • Function to mute other participants
    • Improved automatic reconnection of the video call in mobile devices (Android, iOS)
    • Pre-Call UI for mobile devices
  • Pre-fill username for guests: add guest user information to auto-fill within the call invitation link
  • Smaller improvements and bug fixes


The following release video gives an overview of version 11:

The new features of oculavis SHARE 11.0

[03:35] Release Overview





July 9, 2022

oculavis SHARE 10.0


The next version of oculavis SHARE is ready and will be released on July 9, 2022. We will update your web instance to version 10.0 of oculavis SHARE on that day as well as release the new version for iOS, Android mobile and Android Smart Glasses. We like to apologize for any brief unavailability of the service during the update process.

In addition, you will find the new user manual, which describes in detail how to use the new features.

After our successful rollout of the Multi-User-Call in February we worked on several topics to improve your daily work with oculavis SHARE. Summarized below you will find once again all changes.

Improvements and updates

  • Advanced rejoin: silent rejoin when you are having connection issues (Web App)
  • Chat for externals: chat functionality is now available for external users
  • Hyperlinks: links you store in chats, cases, products, etc. are now clickable and redirect to the dedicated webpage
  • Revised client navigation (Web App, iOS)
  • Download and open files (Android)
  • Copy chat messages on mobile applications
  • Change password function for externals
  • Pre-fill username for guests: provided user information of guest user, who already had used your solution, are pre-filled when using your system again
  • Multiple small improvements and bug fixes


You will find an overview of all new features of version 10.0 in the following video on oculavis.tube

The new features of oculavis SHARE 10.0

[03:35] Release Overview





February 19, 2022

oculavis SHARE 9.0.0


oculavis SHARE 9.0 introduces the multi user call that allows AR video calls with up to 20 participants. Compared to the limitation with 4 video call participants in the past, the new version of oculavis SHARE enables new use cases like remote commissioning with participants from different departments or one-to-many technical trainings on how operate the commissioned machine.

Who will be your 20 users? We'd love to hear your use case ideas! Let's discuss your scenario to get you some additional thoughts on it from our application and customer success experts. Or simply get started in your oculavis SHARE workspace. Because one thing has not changed with the new release: the crisp design and the intuitive UI of oculavis SHARE.

Multi User Video Call

  • The Visual assistance module now offers video calls with up to 20 participants.
  • Improved handling of video and audio streams (bandwidth requirements)
    1. Reduced and constant upload rate (regardless of the number of participants in the call)
    2. Reduced download rate for smaller videos in side menu (dynamic improvement of video quality after switching main view)
    3. Increased video quality for screen sharing (screensharing)
    4. Increased video quality for live stream in web application
  • Customized UI / UX design in video calls
    1. Activity based arrangement of participants
    2. Highlighted audio status of participants
    3. Changed appearance of participants (based on video/audio status and in video call or not in video call)
  • Various stability improvements

Augemted Reality Viewer

  • Viewing 3D models of your machiners, parts or components in our iOS and Android applications as part of the AR Viewer module.
  • Zooming, rotating and panning in the 3D viewer with simple touch gestures.

Workflows

  • The Workflows module in oculavis SHARE comes with the new functionality to be able to export workflow execution reports.


The new features of oculavis SHARE 9.0

[04:34] Release Overview





October 23, 2021

oculavis SHARE 8.0.0


oculavis SHARE 8.0.0 contains the productive release of the Workflow module, that was in beta mode until now. You can find many other improvements listed separately in the following table.

Release Overview

  • Full support of Microsoft Edge Browser: You can now also use the oculavis SHARE web app via the MS Edge browser.
  • New functionalities of the Workflow module
    • The Workflows module can now be accessed and used with Android devices.
    • The Workflows module now offers you the option of mapping training courses or work steps in detail, for example.
    • You have the possibility to precisely document various use cases step-by-step and to map the ideal use case using different types of "instructions".
    • Link specific workflows to products using QR codes.
  • Design overhaul: Benefit from the redesign of the main menu, which now groups individual sections in oculavis SHARE by topic.
  • Calendar invitations: o Take advantage of the ability to schedule, reschedule, or cancel remote assistance video calls in oculavis SHARE, always keeping all participants informed of the current status via email.
  • Simplification of file import into cases: Easily copy entire folder structures and containing files into a case on your oculavis SHARE workspace by using simple drag&drop.
  • Various bug fixes and improvements of all apps


The new features of oculavis SHARE 8.0

[05:40] Release Overview





May 8, 2021

oculavis SHARE 7.0.0


Version 7.0.0 of oculavis SHARE introduces our new Guest User feature, new advanced features in Visual assistance videocalls and complete reimplementation of the Android smart phone application.

Release Overview

  • Guest Users: Invite guests to a call via a link. Guest users do not need to create an account and can join the videocall via link directly from their browser.
  • Advanced Features in Visual assistance
    • Shared Pointer: Share your pointer to draw the attention of other participants in the call to specific areas in the video call.
    • Navigation Mode: Navigate other participants in the call to the right place with our new Navigation Mode.
    • Zoom: View hidden areas of the video image in detail from a distance.
  • Mobile Browser Videocall
    • Use the video call directly in your smartphone and tablet mobile browser (Apple Safari for iPhone and iPad; Google Chrome & Samsung Browser for Android devices) even without an app.
  • Completely redesigned Android app for smartphones and tablets
    • Enjoy the new intuitive design and the improved Android application. We have now redesigned the app, which was originally developed in the Java programming language, in the more modern programming language Kotlin. In addition to a completely revised UI guide, the performance and stability have been significantly improved.
  • Various improvements and bug fixes of all apps


The new features of oculavis SHARE 7.0

[03:40] Release Overview





September 21, 2020

oculavis SHARE 6.0.0


Version 6.0.0 of oculavis SHARE introduces a complete reimplementation of the Smart Glasses App as well as two completely new modules for self-guided processes: the workflows module and the augmented reality viewer (AR viewer) module.

Release Overview

  • Complete reimplementation of the Smart Glasses App: We completely redesigned the app, which was originally developed in Java programming language, in the more modern Kotlin programming language. In addition to a completely revised UI, the performance and stability have been significantly improved.
  • Initial release of the workflows module as beta version
  • Initial release of the AR Viewer module as beta version
  • Improvement of the "HD Freeze" feature
  • Various improvements and bugfixes


workflows specific release information

The Workflows module is the flexible solution for supporting shop floor workers, technicians and engineers with new and unfamiliar tasks. A workflow is a structure that guides the user through solving complex tasks by himself. Workflows can be compiled by anyone through a simple and easy to understand web application. Created workflows may be versioned and released to workers through one click. The workflows can be executed on the web, on smartphones, tablets or smart glasses. If the task requires it, different types of feedback may be returned by the user and compiled into a report.

Companies can use the Workflows (in combination with other oculavis SHARE modules) to tackle a variety of challenges, such as workforce trainings or empowering customers through self-guided processes.

Current development activities in workflows

We are constantly working on improving the current beta release. Below you can find a quick overview of some of the features we are currently working on.



AR viewer specific release information

The oculavis SHARE AR Viewer is the new way to provide powerful interactive experiences on your machines to service technicians and customers alike. With just a few clicks, the user can go from the CAD model of a machine to an interactive Augmented Reality visualization. By overlaying an AR model over the real machine, the user is able to quickly get a first look into the machine without disturbing the ongoing machine operation. Once the user has opened up the machine, it becomes fascinatingly easy and intuitive to retrieve documents, cases and workflows belonging to specific components of the machine.

Current development activities in AR Viewer

We are constantly working on improving the current beta release. Below you can find a quick overview of some of the features we are currently working on.




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