Unveiling the Latest Innovations in Development Diary Edition #5

Chirp
3 min readFeb 16, 2024

In the dynamic landscape of decentralized wireless networks and IoT, Chirp’s continuous evolution is a beacon for the future. With the release of Development Diary Edition #5, we’re excited to share a series of enhancements and new features designed to elevate the user experience and streamline device management. This edition underscores our commitment to responding to community feedback and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in IoT connectivity.

New and Enhanced Features

  • New Feedback Widget: A direct line for users to share their feedback with the Chirp team, enhancing our understanding and response to community needs.
  • Enhanced “Add Device” Window: Now supports adding locations and sub-locations for device placement, simplifying device management and on boarding.
  • Performance Improvements: Significant enhancements have been made to the speed at which the coverage map layer displays, ensuring users can quickly access the information they need.
  • New Mobile View: The mobile view for settings and device pages has been redesigned, offering more intuitive navigation and a better user experience.
  • Updated Cloud Infrastructure Services: Our cloud infrastructure services have been updated, enhancing the reliability and performance of Chirp’s network.
  • Reworked Mobile Dashboard: The mobile dashboard has been completely overhauled to provide more user-friendly pages for device and gateway management.
  • Device Widgets Reworked: Widgets now support displaying values for various events, such as the first and last event, average of events, and delta of events, offering more detailed insights into device activities.
  • Removed Fields: The Gateway and AllGateways fields have been removed for non-LoRa devices to streamline the user interface.

Chirp Miner and UI Updates

  • Firmware Release v.1.0.177 for Chirp Miner: Introducing new features and enhancements, including a forthcoming integration for easy firmware updates directly from the gateway page.
  • Update to Wisgate UI Frontend: Includes a fix for the validation issue in the SSID, improving the setup process.

Comprehensive Bug Fixes

  • Explorer Map Visibility: Addressed the issue where the explorer map was hidden on mobile devices, ensuring accessible navigation.
  • Dropdown Lists: Fixed crashes related to expanding locations and sub-locations in drop-down lists.
  • Email Notifications: Resolved an issue preventing email receipt when changing the email address in profile settings.
  • Availability Chart: The gateway page now accurately displays availability charts with absolute values for the current time.
  • User Board Enhancements: The coverage layer is now loaded by default, and the dashboard has been made available in the Safari browser.
  • Widget Improvements: Numerous fixes have been implemented, including the “Show alert” button functionality and widget state changes based on filter selection.
  • Graphs and Status Updates: Corrected the display of the latest information in gateway sections and ensured accurate device status updates.
  • GPS Trackers: Device page map now displays GPS device tracks with history, broadening functionality.

Conclusion

Development Diary Edition #5 is a testament to Chirp’s unwavering dedication to advancing IoT connectivity and user satisfaction. By incorporating community feedback, refining our technology, and expanding the possibilities of decentralized networks, we’re not just building a platform; we’re shaping the future of connectivity. Together, we look forward to continuing our journey forward, redefining the landscape of digital communication and IoT. You can vew all change logs by following this link: https://app.chirpwireless.io/settings/changelog

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Chirp is creating a unified wireless network for IoT and Mobile by harnessing the power of DePIN & blockchain technology.