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Android Client

Release notes for the Skylight client for Android mobile devices.

3.6.0

Released
OS Support
January 2022

Enhancements

  • In-app navigation drawer and bottom navigation UX improvements
  • Enhanced session syncing performance, particularly in low-network environments

3.5.0

Released
OS Support
November 2021

New Functionality

  • Support for resetting account password from mobile client
  • Added support for section cards - Allows for view-based content to be nested underneath a collapsible section, such as a named step.
  • Added support for icon cards - Dedicated card for displaying text and for glyph-based icons (same text-based icon set used by accessories, badges, and menus across the client)
  • App developers can now access and set the font family used to render icons across the platform right from html cards

Enhancements

  • Improved user experience when performing a navigation action that results in opening the current collection view but populating it with different view data
  • First time users can now sign directly into the client with their temporary passcode to finish account setup without first having to visit the Web Portal
  • Developers can now define in-line error states for the startTextInput method
  • The suffix property inside the startTextInput method is now restricted to a maximum of 10 characters

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved issue where auto-sized images would not always be consistently sized
  • Applications list now properly loads after authenticating via QR code scan
  • Fixed an issue where sessions could break if a phone was restarted
  • Resolved an issue where keyboard sometimes fail to appear when editing a text annotation

3.4.1

Released
OS Support
September 2021

New Features

  • Frontline Apps users can now access “Frontline Cloud” as an option from the server selection menu during authorization

Enhancements

  • During client authorization, connecting to a domain that has exactly one SSO method enabled automatically expands the SSO webview for the user
  • Improved accuracy of code can code activity

Bug Fixes‌

  • Resolved an issue during authorization where trusting an on-prem certificate would force the user to have to redo the previous action

3.4.0

Released
OS Support
August 2021

New Functionality

  • Added support for viewing, creating, and editing annotations on media inside the media viewer activity

Enhancements

  • Media Viewer: Developers can now set a media gallery to be read-only, preventing accidental deletion or annotations
  • Media Viewer: Added ability to remove session media along with associated annotations

Bug Fixes

  • Misc stability improvements

3.3.1

Released
OS Support
July 2021

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved issue where certain icons were rendered too small
  • Resolved issue with media sync failing upon application close
  • Media cards bound to session media can now be selected

3.3.0

Released
OS Support
July 2021

New Functionality

  • Added ability for app developers to present users with event-driven dialogs and confirmation prompts
  • Added ability to dynamically change the list of card-based actions and app menu actions based on application state
  • Support added for certificate pinning when connecting to an on-prem server

Enhancements

  • Added additional properties to showNotification, such as addition of button-based actions, allowing for better end user and developer experience
  • Improved the UX surrounding text input:
    • Developers can customize what properties are seen by users and set it existing text is pre-highlighted
    • Support added for header text and trailing text
    • Support added for using glyph-based icons
  • Developers can now specify what sessions and what parts of a session (data and/or media) should be synced to the client

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with image card always sizing itself to min size when the media was pointing to an external GIF asset.
  • User is now automatically navigated out from an archived application.

3.2.0

Released
Compatibility Version
OS Support
May 18, 2021
4

New Functionality

  • Support added for MDM App configuration
  • Support for photo capture with flash and delay options
  • Support for capturing video with flash and delay options
  • Fixed and custom constrained card sizes are now supported on all card types

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where generating a pair a device code from Android client would crash smart glasses or iOS clients when they scanned the code
  • Web-based views no longer always refresh when selected

Known issues

3.1.0

Released
Compatibility Version
OS Support
March 25, 2021
2
Android 7.0 or newer

New Functionality

  • Support for responsive card sizes
  • Support for title and description properties on views
  • Support for startMediaViewer method and client-facing experience
  • Support for application.participants object
  • Support for application.users object
  • Support for glyphs on the card badge and accessory properties
  • Support for the status property for user presence on application.participants user object

Enhancements

  • In-call control UX improvements

Known Issues

Visit Known Issues page.

3.0.0

February 19th, 2021
First general release of the Android client for next-gen Skylight applications.

New Functionality

  • Card Support: Text, HTML, Table, Image.
  • View Support: List, Collection.
  • Video Calling: Make and receive "see-what-I-see" video calls. Features include: 1:1 or group calls, core call controls, call notifications in foreground and background, snapshots, snapshot annotation, and media gallery.
  • Data & Media Capture: Capture photos, scan barcodes, input text, and input data from Bluetooth devices.
  • Health Tests: Run network, API, and MQTT health tests.
  • Authorization QR Code Generation - QR codes for the user’s Skylight credentials can be generated directly from the mobile app for scanning and signing in to smart glasses.

Compatibility Version

1
OS Support
Android 7.0 or newer