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Release Notes Wikitude SDK Professional Edition

Wikitude SDK 9.2

Release Date: 2020-07-09

Improved

  • Image Tracking now behaves more stable against short, fast movements
  • Data communication with the Cloud Recognition version 2 service adapted, so that recognition accuracy is significantly improved (e.g. greater distance)
  • Update OpenSSL to version 1.1.1

Fixed

  • Fixed Cloud Recognition issue where accuracy was worse when HD or FullHD resolutions being were used

Wikitude SDK 9.1.0

Release Date: 2020-05-19

Improved

  • Tracking is not lost when zooming camera
  • Improvements to accuracy for Object Recognition
  • Improved handling of first recognition for objects
  • Improved alignment of augmentations for image tracking when rotating target

Wikitude SDK 9.0.0

Release Date: 2020-03-31

New

  • Improved image tracking performance and stability

Wikitude SDK 8.10.0

Release Date: 2019-12-10

Wikitude SDK 8.9.1

Release Date: 2019-09-30

Fixed

  • Selecting samples now works properly in Windows 10, version 1903 and later.

Known Issues

  • Selecting samples might not work properly in Windows 10, version 1803. We recommend upgrading to a newer version, as version 1803 will reach end of service in November 2019.

Wikitude SDK 8.9

Release Date: 2019-09-24

New

  • Implemented support for iOS 13
  • Implemented support for Android 10

Known Issues

  • Sample application does not work with Windows 10 - Version 1903. Samples are not launching.

Wikitude SDK 8.7

Release Date: 2019-08-13

Improved

  • Camera frame handling is now faster for all platforms.
  • Range for detecting an image target using an ImageTracker has been significantly improved.

Wikitude SDK 8.6

Release Date: 2019-07-11

Improved

  • Changed plugin lifecycle behaviour. A call to pause is now always preceded by a call to resume

Removed

  • Support for wto 7.0 file format for Object Targets

Known Issues

  • Samples headers in left panel can disappear on orientation change.

Wikitude SDK 8.5

Release Date: 2019-05-23

New

  • Image Recognition engine now can work with jpg, png and zip files as Target Collection resource
  • Image Recognition engine accepts png's with alpha channel as target images and respects transparent areas

Improved

  • Image Recognition engine detects images from a larger distance
  • Image Recognition engine detects duplicate targets more reliably

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where the extended range option was ignored for Image Trackers, resulting in shorter recognition distance
  • Fixed an issue where the property physicalTargetHeight was not set when using cloud recognition.

Wikitude SDK 8.4

Release Date: 2019-04-09

New

  • Significant improvements to plane detection quality and speed. Plane Detection is leaving experimental status.
  • Introduced a new API to check if the current device supports all hardware requirements to run the AR experience.

Improved

  • Initial recognition for Object Targets is more accurate and stable
  • Improved recognition for image targets in difficult backgrounds

Removed

Wikitude SDK 8.3.2

Release Date: 2019-03-11

Wikitude SDK 8.3.0

Release Date: 2019-02-26

New

  • Release of Native API for UWP platform
  • Support for Vuzix M300 for JavaScript API
  • General upgrade of computer vision engine increasing reliability and speed for Image, Object and Instant Trackers

Fixed

  • Fixes potential crash caused by ongoing network connections while destroying the SDK
  • Fixes rare crash when extended object tracking is frequently stopped and restarted

Wikitude SDK 8.2.0

Release Date: 2018-11-10

New

  • Beta Release of Native API for UWP platform

Fixed

  • Fixes an occasional crash for certain image targets when energy efficient tracking was enabled