Release Notes

Summary of the latest feature releases on MOTAR.

1.1.11 - 2021-04-21

  • MOTAR HUB

    • HUB details page will only show the latest download options.

    • Added support for mobile responsive design.

  • MOTAR Recruiting

    • Added support for sharing recruiting events via URLs.

    • Stability improvement.

  • MOTAR Studio

    • Re-enabled active ‘flag’ on new distribution version and set old ones to inactive.

    • Added the new Unity MOTAR SDK to GitHub.

  • MOTAR Training

    • Added support for adding users who are marked "friends only" as a student to a class.

    • Observer role can now see unpublished courses.

    • Observer role can no longer create new course versions.

    • Minor updates and improvements.

  • MOTAR Admin

    • Added a check for email format in ‘create user form’.

  • MOTAR Chat

    • Added a greeting message for first-time visitors.

    • Major UI improvements.

    • Stability improvement.

  • MOTAR Portal

    • Added support for auto-auth from Chat dropdown.

  • MOTAR Dev Docs

    • Updated Unity SDK page to support the new Unity MOTAR SDK. Read more about it on docs.motar.io

    • Updated the ‘APK - Oculus Quest and Go’ page that outlines how to install apk files for Oculus Quest and Go. Read more about it on docs.motar.io

1.1.10 - 2021-04-05

  • MOTAR HUB

    • Improved hub search indexing.

  • MOTAR Studio

    • Updated account banner for new users.

    • Hotfix for add users in restricted search.

1.1.9a - 2021-04-01

  • MOTAR Studio

    • Hotfix for sandbox student search.

1.1.9 - 2021-03-24

  • Summary

In this release, we redesigned the HUB home and App Details pages. We also improved the search functionality for you to quickly search for what you need. In Training, we added support for Course Certification and we added an easy way for Instructors to quickly link modules when creating new courses. In Admin, we added support for new plugins and permissioning tools to control access. We added initial support for mobile responsiveness to all services so you can join them from the palm of your hand.

  • MOTAR HUB

    • Major redesign of the Hub App home and App Details page

    • Improved search functionality to include tags, title, supported devices, distribution, asset type, vendor, etc.

    • Initial support for mobile responsive design

  • MOTAR Recruiting

    • Stability improvement

  • MOTAR Studio

    • Support for adding new plugins

  • MOTAR Training

    • Added support for Course Certification

    • Support for linked modules on the objective tab.

    • Minor updates and improvements.

  • MOTAR Portal

    • Improved mobile responsiveness

    • Minor improvement to the workflow

  • MOTAR Video

    • Improved mobile responsiveness

    • Minor improvements.

  • MOTAR Admin

    • Added support for new plugins and permissions to allow access.

    • Added support for Admin to approve or reject course certification requests.

    • Minor UI improvements.

  • MOTAR Communities

    • Minor improvements.

  • MOTAR Chat

    • Support for direct messages and group messages for Portal users.

    • Stability improvement.

  • MOTAR Dev Docs

    • Added a new page for Experiences, which will allow Course creators to see your Experiences in MOTAR Training. Read more about it on docs.motar.io

    • Added a new page for Plugins. Currently, there are two: ATO and CAC. Read more on docs.motar.io

1.1.8 - 2021-03-03

  • General Updates

    • Minor updates and improvements.

    • Added support for notifications across the platform.

    • Added placeholders thumbnails to increase aesthetics

  • MOTAR HUB *NEW* - hub.motar.io

    • The MOTAR Apps service is now called the Hub

    • Major redesign of the Hub home page in preparation for 3d Models, AI, and scene sharing

  • MOTAR Recruiting *NEW* - recruiting.motar.io

    • New service allows recruiters to create and manage Recruiting events

    • Recruiters can link MOTAR XR and multi-media experiences as separate career paths

    • Recruiters can link and launch XR experiences for public recruiting events on a secure interface

    • Recruiting service only shows to folks who have MOTAR recruiter permissions

  • MOTAR Training

    • Support for autofill of lesson titles

  • MOTAR Portal

    • Minor improvement to the workflow

  • MOTAR Video

    • Minor improvements to upload workflow

  • MOTAR Admin

    • Added support for admin to search for developers

    • Added support to manage recruiter permissions

    • Minor UI improvements.

  • MOTAR Dev Docs

    • Minor updates and improvements

    • Recruiting is now available on docs.motar.io.

    • Course versioning is now available on docs.motar.io

1.1.7a - 2021-02-19

  • Bug Fixes

    • Modules quick link is working again.

    • Users with teacher and observer permissions can now see classes that they were added as an observer.

    • Observer permission fixed so they can’t delete xAPI statements.

    • Added graphics for notifications hover state.

1.1.7 - 2021-02-17

  • General Updates

    • Minor updates and improvements.

    • Fixed the issue with non-responsive slider on mobile

  • MOTAR Training

    • New feature: added an ability to apply revisions to classes and students based on course manager approval, when a course is updated, old classes and student scores do not get modified.

    • Support xAPI statement deletion.

    • Improved search functionality.

    • You can now convert parent modules into Child modules and vice versa.

    • Added a notifications dropdown.

  • MOTAR Admin

    • Added support for rank and company

    • Added support for observer permission during manual account creation

  • MOTAR Video

    • Minor improvement to upload flow and UI.

    • Added a notifications dropdown.

  • MOTAR Studio

    • Improved search functionality.

  • MOTAR Portal

    • Minor improvement to the workflow.

    • Added a notifications dropdown.

  • MOTAR Apps

    • Added a notifications dropdown.

  • MOTAR Dev Docs

    • Minor updates and improvements.

    • Student Auto Auth is now available on docs.motar.io. This is for developers who wish to launch your app from MOTAR Training.

1.1.6 - 2021-01-20

  • General Updates

    • Minor updates and improvements.

  • MOTAR Training

    • Improved the class task performance load time.

    • You can now add URL links to Additional Training Material

    • Replaced the work Learner with Student

    • Minor improvement to the workflow

  • MOTAR Admin

    • Added support for rank and company

    • Added support for observer permission during manual account creation

  • MOTAR Video

    • Video now autogenerates thumbnail

    • Improved upload flow

  • MOTAR Studio

    • Fixed the auto-logout issue when switching between tools

    MOTAR Portal

    • Minor improvement to the workflow

    • Install options are now visible in Portal

1.1.5 - 2021-11-30

  • General Updates

    • Major rebranding from AFCreate to MOTAR for the platform, dev docs, SDKs, and SSO page.

  • MOTAR Training

    • Mobile responsive instructor dashboard with floating buttons for quick navigation

    • Implemented "grade needed" popup for the instructor on dashboard so they can quickly identify when hands-on events and other modules need instructor grades

    • Updated workflow for "publishing" courses to improve user experience

  • MOTAR Communities

    • Communities are now their own web-app instead of being nested inside MOTAR Portal. This is in preparation for the Combat Ready Pilots scope.

  • MOTAR Studio

    • We switched from Gitlab to Github for SDK repositories to create a better user experience

    • MOTAR will federate user without the need for separate login