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Summary of the latest feature releases on MOTAR.

1.3.0 - 2021-1-10

  • General Updates
    • Users logging in with a CAC who don't have an existing account, will be able to sign up and be quarantined until approved by an Admin.
    • Users logging in with a CAC can now associate their CAC to their MOTAR account at login.
    • Added support for Infinite scroll to improve performance.
    • Added support for cross-platform direct instant messaging for Gov users.
  • MOTAR Admin
    • Added a Preview Listing button in Admin for App approval.
    • When deleting an app in Admin, the user will need to type 'delete' rather than enter a password
    • Fixed the issue with non-responsive moderate listings
  • MOTAR HUB
    • HUB download page now shows all download listing types.
    • Improved Hub searches and filters & fixed non-responsive 'Clear All' button on Hub filter.
    • Added Redirect warning modal for Hub lesson URL that leaves MOTAR.
    MOTAR Training
    • Tasking will now show all class levels
    • Minor improvements

1.2.0 - 2021-12-06

  • General Updates
    • Added support for quick chat access to see the summary of chats outside of the Chat service. Note that this service is currently not available to contractors and foreign users.
    • Added action-based email notifications on major events such as app approval, updates to class status, and more. released.
    • Added support for suspending showcase content.
    • Students can now delete their notes from the Student dashboard.
    • Minor improvements for mobile devices.
  • Content Permissions
    • Contractors with Unlimited, Limited or Government Purposed Rights flows will not be able to apply CC BY-ND rights.
    • Minor improvements to tooltips.
  • MOTAR Training
    • Added support for course completion. Student dashboard will now display in progress, expired, upcoming, completed, and all courses.
    • Notification is now clickable.
    • Suspended students can no longer see or take classes they were suspended from until the instructor removes the suspension.
    • A child module can now be promoted to a parent module.
    • Fixed the issue where the instructor was not able to preview a course.
    • Fixed the issue where deleting a user does not clean up training objects.
    • One question assessment can now be set back to pass/fail.
    • Additional instructor is now able to transfer students and add students.
    • Fixed the issue with an additional instructor not being able to preview a revision of a course on Ipad.
    • Observers can longer remove instructors from a course.
    • Observers can now access Training.
    • Observers can longer add a task for a student.
    • Observer can longer modify class target end-date.
    • Renamed Achievements to Record.
    • Lock/unlock button is now visible on the preview page.
    • Deleted note text no longer retained when a new note is created.
    • Fixed the issue where an instructor was not able to add a class to the 1st version of a class even if the 2nd version was created first.
    • Report now includes labels and dividers.
    • Child modules are now visible by default.
    • Authoring tools can no longer be added to a course.
    • +EON-XR Lesson is now deprecated and replaced with +App lesson.
    • Minor improvements to the mobile experience.
  • MOTAR Admin
    • Added support for setting outside data and ATO warnings on HUB content from the partner's dashboard.
    • Apps can now be deleted from the admin dashboard.
    • Added support for Showcase In Moderation dashboard.
  • MOTAR HUB
    • Added major improvements to Hub search and filter options for sorting content.
    • Coming soon listing now displays as expected.
    • Contributor's name is now visible if applicable.
    • Show spinner if the content is currently loading.
    • Display supported devices dialog
    • Minor improvements.
    MOTAR Video
    • Added ability to select video library during video upload.
    • Added support for large video files.
    • Minor improvements.
    MOTAR Communities
    • Fixed communities search.
    • Fixed issues with filter sortings . 1982, 1980, 1979, 1958, 1957, 1956 released.
    • Corrected AI agent and Mappack icons showcase filter.
  • MOTAR Studio
    • Removed package file type restrictions. You can now upload zip, rar, exe, or apk for map pack, AI agent and model. For app, you can upload exe, apk, or rar.
    • Optional special instructions tab can be added for Hub listings.
    • Added ‘Are there any AI agents connected to this model’ toggle settings to Smart model listing.
    • Minor Improvements.
  • MOTAR Chat
    • Minor UI Improvements.

1.1.17 - 2021-10-20

This update includes lots of new features as MOTAR expands support for Authoring Tools, AI, Smart Models, and Peripherals.
  • Content Permissions
    • Added an option to log in with CAC from the Permissions Wizard.
    • Added ability to edit content permissions to further share.
    • Added Distribution F sharing option for government users.
  • MOTAR Video
    • Added support for adding a thumbnail to your videos in the edit flow.
    • Added support for adding a thumbnail during video upload flow.
  • MOTAR HUB
    • Creator's names are now clickable on MOTAR HUB.
    • Improved image handling for company icons.
  • MOTAR Studio
    • Expanded Plugins to support user authentication similar to apps: added redirect URI, Permissions Scopes, edit name, edit descriptions, and add icon.
    • The Save & Publish button now updates the Preview Showcase Page.
    • Added support for uploading a large binary file.
    • Added Device options for additional gear to include haptics, simulators, and controllers.
    • Added support for Smart Models, AI Agent and Self Authoring Tools.
    • Removed package file type restrictions.
    • Distributions are now required to request approval of app listing on Hub.
    • Fixed broken edit link on apps.
    • Fix error on closing Permissions Scopes.
  • MOTAR Communities
    • Improved image handling for banners and images.
  • MOTAR Chat
    • Fixed the issue with Chat not populating read receipt information.
    • Added progress bar and error handling.
    • Minor improvements.
    • Added coming soon tooltip for mention.
    • Chat messages now display in local time.
  • MOTAR Training
    • Added ability for rolling access class end date to be extended.
    • The launched module will now display supported peripherals.
    • Fixed issue with instructors not being able to access some courses.
    • Fixed issue with not being able to add instructors and students to a class.
    • Fixed bug with preview a course button.
  • MOTAR Portal
    • Government users can now modify the AFSC field from edit settings.
  • MOTAR Admin
    • You can now modify the AFSC field from edit user profile.
  • MOTAR Dev Docs

1.1.16 - 2021-09-13

  • Summary
MOTAR Video is OPEN to vendors! You can also access MOTAR Video from MOTAR Studio when you update your Organization Showcase or add a new listing.
MOTAR Training can now be used across all your favorite mobile devices - iPhones, iPads, and Android smartphones and tablets. Course Managers are able to create courses with Course Creator and view the dashboard from their iPads or favorite smartphone.
We also add new features such as adding labels and dividers to help instructional designers better architect their courses.
  • MOTAR Portal
    • Added an option to login with CAC.
  • MOTAR Studio
    • Added Login Options under settings to enable developers to configure the MOTAR Web OAuth in their App for username/password and CAC, or CAC only.
  • MOTAR Training
    • The Instructor dashboard and student dashboard are mobile-friendly.
    • Deep-linking is supported for instructors to click on a module on the dashboard and directly open to it on the student dashboard.
    • Preview Course button now works for courses without classes.
    • Fixed issue to allow transfer of students to different versions of a class.
    • Fixed issue with the original version of a class not displaying on the instructor dashboard after viewing.
    • Fixed issue with the level not displaying on the instructor dashboard.
    • Updated to the latest app distribution system.
    • Added 'label' to level name.
      • You can now rename the level tab in Course Creator.
    • Added 'Module Divider'
      • You can now organize your modules in Course Creator by adding dividers.
    • Minor improvements.
  • MOTAR HUB
    • Added a new default sort for MOTAR HUB "Featured".
    • Minor UI improvements on the download page.
  • MOTAR Chat
    • Minor improvements.
  • MOTAR Video
    • Opened MOTAR Video to vendors.
    • Added Organization as a required field on the Video details page.

1.1.15 - 2021-09-03

  • Summary
MOTAR Hub is OPEN to vendors and more sharing and control is available when you share your assets on MOTAR.
  • Content Permissioning
    • Added support for Distribution Statement E.
    • Added support for fine-grained permissions for the Contractor flow.
    • Bug fix - Unlimited, Limited or Government Purpose Rights can no longer select CC BY-ND rights because you may not restrict permissions greater than the original permissions allow.
    • Improved Permissions Wizard tooltips.
  • MOTAR Studio
    • Added ability to preview Organization Showcase page before publishing.
      • You must have either Studio account or admin permission to edit the Organization Showcase page.
    • Added associate CAC to Studio Settings page and login page.
    • Updated SDK icon.
    • Added status banner.
    • Renamed publish date to creation date.
    • Added an option to upload videos to the Showcase page from Manage Showcase. This feature is only available to Government users at the moment.
    • Updated Welcome email template.
  • MOTAR HUB
    • Added the discover filter and model sorting.
    • You can now preview your Organization Showcase page before publishing.
    • Organization Showcase pages are now discoverable on HUB.
    • The user’s handle is now clickable on the HUB detail page.
    • The contributor’s handle is now clickable on the HUB detail page.
    • Minor improvements.
  • MOTAR Communities
    • Added support for videos on the Organization Showcase page for Government users.
    • Minor improvements to the Organization Showcase page.
  • MOTAR Chat
    • Remove the extra header on smaller screens.
  • MOTAR Dev Docs
    • Added, "How To Report A Listing " Read more about it on docs.motar.io
All of these changes are general updates under our platform sustainment scope and in preparation for all the new Phase III feature build-outs.

1.1.14 - 2021-08-12

  • Summary
In this release, we opened HUB to all vendors! We also redesigned the distribution settings in Studio to be more intuitive for XR products. You can now list your platform and demo content and preview your listings from Studio. In this release, we added a showcase page to Communities. With this feature, all of your listings are available on one page along with your company contact, product support, and promotional materials.
  • MOTAR Training
    • Update common services with duplication fix and cached user resolve fix
  • MOTAR Video
    • Video cards now display the permissions table.
    • Supported Auto populating video title.
    • Update common services
    • Update permissions views
  • MOTAR HUB
    • Opened access to HUB for non-gov users.
    • Display Studio Org on the listing page.
    • Fixed incorrect supported engines icons.
    • Initial support of download history.
    • Updated distribution settings.
    • Enforced download permission. Only users with download permissions are able to view download options on the HUB detail page.
    • Added support for contributed by feature.
    • Update common services
    • Update permissions views
  • MOTAR Studio
    • Updated Unity SDK location.
    • Improved Permissions Wizard tooltips.
    • Update common services
    • Update permissions views
  • MOTAR Communities
    • Initial support for the Showcase page.
  • MOTAR Dev Docs
    • Updated, "Add & manage Apps." Read more about it on docs.motar.io
    • Added, "Create & Manage Showcase Page" Read more about it on docs.motar.io

1.1.13d - 2021-07-16

  • General Updates
    • Second release of the new Top Nav.
    • Updated platform Terms of Use.
  • MOTAR Video
    • Major improvements to the video uploading flow.
    • Added support for the Permissions Wizard.

1.1.13c - 2021-07-02

  • General Updates
    • Added support for foreign students.
  • MOTAR Training
    • Minor improvements.
  • MOTAR Portal
    • Added support CAC association and login with an existing account.
    MOTAR Chat
    • Manor improvements.

1.1.13b - 2021-06-23

  • MOTAR Training
    • Added support for Event Set module.
      • This new module allows MOTAR to tack events that can be taken in any order.
    • Added support for Event Set module API which uses xAPI statements.
  • MOTAR Recruiting
    • Minor improvements.
  • MOTAR Dev Docs
    • Added a new page for Event Set API. Read more about it on docs.motar.io

1.1.13a - 2021-06-11

  • General Updates
    • MOTAR now supports tasking/scheduling and question bank with integrations with MOTAR Training.
    • Additionally, we added initial support for sharing your 3d models and assigning permissions with our permissions wizard! These new features can be found in MOTAR Studio and MOTAR HUB.
    • We also implemented the Permissions Wizard across the platform in preparation for content sharing.
  • MOTAR Training
    • Added initial support for instructor task assignment and scheduling.
    • Added initial support for student calendar and tasking.
    • Added support for Question Bank.
    • Fixed an issue where short answer types of questions would not return correct results.
    • Initial release of the new Top Nav.
    • Fix the issue with completion time remaining in n/a state.
    • Showed Study time xAPI on Student Dashboard.
    • Minor updates and improvements.
  • MOTAR Chat
    • Restricted Chat access to users with Portal permission.
    • Improved Acknowledged by workflow.
    • Added support for displaying the user's online presence in real-time.
    • Major updates and improvements.
  • MOTAR Recruiting
    • Initial release of the new Top Nav.
    • Minor bug improvements.
  • MOTAR Studio
    • Added support for 3D model upload and sharing.
    • Added support for assigning permissions to assets.
    • Major Studio improvements.
    • Added support for multiple XR devices.
    • Added support for Question Bank API.
    • Added support for sharing lessons to MOTAR.
  • MOTAR HUB
    • Added support for HUB listing.
    • Added support for displaying shared lessons.
    • Initial release of the new Top Nav.
  • MOTAR Dev Docs
    • Added, "How To Create A Recruiting Event." Read more about it on docs.motar.io
    • Added, "How To Run Oculus Booth Kit." Read more about it on docs.motar.io
    • Added, "How To Create Tasks As An Instructor." Read more about it on docs.motar.io
    • Added, "How To Create Tasks As A Student." Read more about it on docs.motar.io
    • Added, "How To Share 3D Models." Read more about it on docs.motar.io
    • Added, “How To Create Question Bank”. Read more about it on docs.motar.io
    • Added a new page for Question API. Read more about it on docs.motar.io
    • Added, “Share Lessons to MOTAR”. Read more about it on docs.motar.io

1.1.12 - 2021-05-18 - HOTFIX

  • MOTAR Studio
    • AFSC has been added as an optional field for Sandbox users.
  • MOTAR Portal
    • AFSC has been added as an optional field for Portal users.
  • MOTAR Dev Docs

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
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