Changelog

This page informs about new features and improvements

2024-07-02 - v2.11.0

New features

  • Device Management:

    • Adds sorting by active and timer in rules table.

    • Adds loading state to filters

Improvements

  • Fixes various style and spacing issues.

2024-06-24 - v2.10.0

New features

  • Dashboard Improvements: Adds a new template page, saved camera positions in the 3D floorplan, and improved component error states.

  • Device Management: Adds parameters to asset history pages, sorted measurement types alphabetically, and added search and stickiness in tag lists.

Improvements

  • General: Improves translations, responsiveness, and overall user experience.

  • Fixes issues with measurement type icons, create data route field, and bulk operations in Device Management.

  • Fixes time series chunking in Dashboards.

2024-05-25 - v2.9.0

Improvements

  • Enhances logo upload options for white labeling

  • Introduces tag data sources for chart components in Dashboard Builder

  • Introduces templating for target devices for custom logic blocks (akenza DB output connector)

  • Various improvements for number formatting, chart settings and display, general look & feel and stability

2024-05-14 - v2.8.0

New features

  • Introduces white labeling: Change the look and feel of your organization in the organization settings

Improvements

  • Improves look and feel of various tables

  • Adds filters to custom fields table, and rules table

2024-04-26 - v2.7.0

New features

  • Introduces Mioty device connector

Improvements

  • Improves look and feel of various tables

2024-04-09 - v2.6.1

Improvements

  • New look of the user profile page

2024-04-03 - v2.6.0

New features

  • Introduces Dashboard grouping

Improvements

  • Improves table filters and pagination

  • Unifies date format over the apps

2024-03-15 - v2.5.3

Improvements

  • Adds LoRa 1.0.4 support

  • Improves stability on billing and history charts

2024-03-06 - v2.5.2

Improvements

  • Adds new subscription plans

  • Adds workspace occupancy settings

  • Improves data overview charts for different aggregation types

  • Several bug fixes

2024-02-14 - v2.5.1

Improvements

  • Added new filter bank for the device type library

  • Multiple small UI/UX and bug fixes

  • New device types: see changelog

2024-01-22 - v2.5.0

Improvements

  • Adds keyboard support for filters

  • More user-friendly handling of destructive operations

  • Multiple small UI/UX fixes and bug fixes

  • New device types: see changelog

2023-11-28 - v2.4.0

New features

  • Adds VergeSense as a device connector

Improvements

  • Rework of the device details page to improve data display

  • Improved scripting experience (syntax highlighting, arguments can be saved)

  • Several bug fixes

  • New device types: see changelog

Dashboard Builder v1.2.0

  • Introducing thresholds for KPI, chart and table component

  • Improved component metadata display to show time range and aggregation method

  • Several bugfixes

2023-10-31 - v2.3.0

New features

  • Major rework of the search and filtering on the asset inventory

  • Adds support for Haltian as new integration type

Improvements

2023-09-20 - v2.2.0

New features

  • Analytics Data Sink: store data directly in your SQL database (supported databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, Oracle DB and MS SQL)

  • Device Type Schema Builder: manage the data schema of custom device types for improved data governance

Improvements

  • Improved error messages in the platform

  • Several bug fixes

  • New device types: see changelog

2023-08-30 - v2.1.0

New features

  • Billing Cockpit (beta): Gain insights about the current product usage

  • New Java MQTT examples: Java example repository

Improvements

  • Improved LoRaWAN device creation: Improved frequency plan selection

  • Improved rule tag input combination

  • Several bug fixes

  • New device types: see changelog

2023-05-18 - v2.0.0 - Major Spring Update 🎉

akenza recharged - read the blog post.

New features

  • Dashboard builder: Initial Release of our dashboard builder to directly create dashboards with akenza

  • Improved LoRaWAN support: Support for LoRa frequency plans and LoRaWAN 1.1

  • Enhanced LoRaWAN CaaS offering for Swisscom: Roaming in large parts of Europe and Geolocation

  • Updated pricing: Read more in our blog

  • Device setup assistant: App for pairing devices to a physical location during the installation process

  • iotcreators.com integration: Adding support for NB-IoT with iotcreators.com

  • UI update: akenza recharged UI style

Improvements

  • New device types: see changelog

  • Various bug fixes

2023-03-03 - V1.36.0

New features

  • Multi-tag rule inputs: Build your rule with a combination of multiple tags

  • Geo location data: Support for displaying geo location data on a map on the device data overview

  • Actility network localization: Support for Actility network localization (contact us for enabling it for Swisscom connectivity)

Improvements

  • MQTT user topics and payload parsing improvements

  • Various bug fixes

2022-12-20 - V1.35.0

New features

  • Release of the akenza Java client, a Java SDK for integrating with the akenza API

  • Add support for additional payload formats when using MQTT5 (text, xml and csv)

  • Add support for geo fence logic blocks in the rule engine (verify that an asset is inside or outside of a geo fence)

Improvements

  • Various bug fixes

2022-11-24 - V1.34.0

New features

  • Add support for dynamic device configuration API

    • add config for MQTT devices

    • automatic configuration push to device when connecting to akenza

    • automatic configuration push when adding a new configuration

  • Add support for consecutive rule invocations for the akenza DB output connector

Improvements

  • Add Device Type Library page on the Data Flow overview to browse device types

  • Various bug fixes

2022-11-11 - V1.33.0

New features

  • JSON properties on Organizations and Workspaces

  • Add support for Device Credentials🔐

    • Certificate-based authentication for MQTT devices

    • Read more about Device Security

Improvements

  • Add search on rule list

  • Add validation for custom field names to improve usability during script-based access

  • Dataflow create and edit improvements

  • Improved rule timer interval logic

  • Various bug fixes

2022-10-28 - V1.32.0

New features

Improvements

  • Change device ID validation to allow GUIDs and MAC addresses

  • Fixes an issue with string custom field inputs

  • Various bug fixes

2022-10-17 - V1.31.0

New features

  • Bulk actions for registering / deregistering LoRa devices

  • Custom Field Management

    • Added a UI for managing custom fields in Workspace Settings

    • CHANGED: Custom field names are now required to be unique

  • Tag Management

    • Added a UI for managing tags in Workspace Settings

    • CHANGED: Tag names are now required to be unique

  • New device types: see changelog

Improvements

  • Major UI/UX rework of the rule engine

  • Various bug fixes

2022-09-09 - V1.30.0

New features

  • New device connector for ChirpStack

  • New Cibicom LoRaWAN integration and Connectivity-as-a-Service (CaaS)

  • New device types: see changelog

Improvements

  • Adds option to include metadata for device data export

  • Various bug fixes

2022-09-02 - V1.29.0

New features

  • Visual update for data flows

  • New device types: see changelog

Improvements

  • Increased email recipient limit of 25 for output connectors and rule actions

  • Various bug fixes

2022-08-15 - V1.28.0

New features

  • Introduces option to show/hide KPIs on the device detail page.

  • New device types: see changelog

Improvements

  • Plenty of small UI improvements

  • Various bug fixes

2022-07-25 - V1.26.0

New features

  • Advanced rule timer functionality (fixed executions on specific weekdays, custom cron expressions)

  • New examples repository for the akenza REST API

  • New device types: see changelog

Improvements

  • Adds custom fields as suggestions for templating in data flows and rules

  • Various improvements and bug fixes

2022-06-16 - V1.25.0

New features

  • CaaS

    • Everynet - adds Everynet Connectivity as a Service

  • Add support for using preinstalled modules in device type scripts (luxon)

  • New device types: see changelog

Improvements

  • Various improvements and bug fixes for the asset inventory

  • Adds the possibility to use templating in custom database output connector topics

  • Allows the use of bulk import also if there are no devices created yet

  • Fixes a bug where not the current time was used for rule timers

2022-05-25 - V1.24.0

New features

  • CaaS

    • ewz - adds ewz Connectivity as a Service

Improvements

  • Various smaller bug fixes and improvement

2022-05-11 - V1.23.0

New features

  • Integrations

    • Everynet - adds the possibility to add Everynet integrations

  • Assets

    • Introduce an option to exclude devices from the lifecycle report

Improvements

  • Various smaller bug fixes and improvement

2022-04-21 - V1.22.0

New features

  • User onboarding process

    • Application setup

    • Onboarding assistant with progress indicator and checklist

  • Assets

    • Built-in data generator

  • API-key management

    • Workspace scope on the API-key

Improvements

  • UI navigation

    • Top to side navigation

  • Data Flow

    • Data Flow templates

  • Mobile navigation

  • Various smaller bug fixes and improvements

2022-03-04 - V1.21.0

New features

Improvements

  • Overall workspace metrics

  • Routing refactoring

  • Various smaller bug fixes and improvements

2022-02-04 - V1.20.0

New features

Improvements

  • Organization overview

    • Resource tile with supportive links

  • Data Flow

    • Display of integrations in device connector list

  • Code editor

    • Various code editor layout fixes (Applies for custom logic- and custom device type code editor)

  • Various smaller bug fixes and improvements

2022-01-14 - V1.19.0

Improvements

  • Asset Inventory

    • Message logs

      • Downlinks displayed in Message log on the device detail page. Sent downlink messages are stored as device messages. Topic name: downlink_history

    • Overview

      • Deregister state of LoRa devices in column Connectivity status displayed in yellow

  • Various smaller bug fixes and improvements

2022-01-06 - V1.18.0

New features

Improvements

  • Organization & Workspace navigation

    • Back button to allow returning to the main navigation sidebar view

2021-12-16 - V1.17.0

New features

Improvements

  • Data Flow

    • Redesign of device- & output connector

  • Custom Logic

    • Form refactoring (create & edit)

2021-11-29 - V1.16.0

New features

  • Asset Inventory

    • Device data export & delete

  • Output connector

Improvements

  • Device Lifecycle notifications

    • Allow sending weekly interval

  • Asset Inventory

    • Allow bulk for tags & custom fields

  • Output Connector Microsoft Teams

    • Allow "Send message only once"

2021-11-22 - V1.15.0

Improvements

  • Asset Inventory

    • Data History Chart improvements

    • Available sensors and connectivity details on Custom Device Type improvements

  • Rule

    • Advanced templating for timed rules

    • New event types on custom logic (UPLINK, DOWNLINK, TIMER)

  • Mobile support

2021-11-05 - V1.14.0

New features

Improvements

  • Custom payload

    • Show template variable suggestions in custom payloads

  • Device Detail Page

    • Linked rules are displayed within device details. Includes all rules where the device is directly specified as input or where the device has a matching tag for the input

  • Output Connectors

    • Code-map on JSON editor disabled

    • Validation for Azure IoT Hub connection string

2021-10-25 - V1.13.0

New features

Improvements

  • Tenant asset inventory

    • Display Organization- & Workspace Columns

  • Output connector

    • Allow using Custom Payload for the Azure Output Connector

2021-10-19 - V1.12.0

New features

  • Output Connector

    • Allow templating of custom payload as array for Webhook output connectors

    • Breaking Change: Update templating Syntax. Make sure to change the syntax according to the Payload Templating reference if the custom payload template is edited. The current configuration will still work if not changed or updated. There will be an adaption in the backend coming soon which will help with the transition to the new format until the old format is deprecated.

Improvements

  • Asset Inventory

    • Update default selection of asset inventory columns

    • Add column selector to the organization asset table

  • Rules

    • Align rule page header with data flow page header

  • Device Detail

    • Update labels for connectivity details

  • General

    • Update date time format

    • Change tab switch animation

    • Unify description item spacing in page headers

2021-10-12 - V1.11.0

New features

Improvements

  • Data Flow

    • Search field on Data Flow Overview Page

  • Asset Inventory

    • Battery level information on Asset Inventory & Asset Detail Page

  • Output Connector

    • Webhook connector allows URL templating

  • Mail & SMS Output Connector

    • Send every new incoming data sample or only once after the status has changed (optional field)

  • Logs

    • Logs emitted in scripts on processing log

2021-09-21 - V1.10.0

New features

  • Asset Lifecycle Message notification

    • Informs user-defined recipients about critical asset lifecycle events on workspace level about device offline, weak signal, low battery

  • Extended Device Type library with new Device Types

    • Milesight AM107

    • Milesight AM104

    • Milesight EM300-TH

    • Milesight EM500-CO2

Improvements

  • Asset Detail Page

    • Add units to Device Data KPIs

    • Realtime update with WebSocket API

  • Support for editing custom fields during bulk edit

  • App navigation

    • API-keys and Subscription as main navigation on organization level

2021-09-13 - V1.9.0

Improvements

  • Custom fields and Asset Tags on asset creation form and edit view

  • Deregistered devices removed from billed units

  • App navigation allows opening nav item in a new tab

  • Refactoring

    • Asset Detail Page

    • Sim Card Detail Page

2021-09-03 - V1.8.0

New features

Improvements

  • Various smaller bug fixes and improvements

2021-08-27 - V1.7.0

New features

  • Integration

  • Extended Device Type library with new Device Types

    • DT Temperature sensor

    • DT Touch sensor

    • DT Proximity sensor

    • DT Water sensor

  • Asset Tags

    • Asset tags on Asset Detail Page & Rule Engine for Asset grouping

Improvements

  • Asset Inventory

    • Columns on Asset Overview Page

      • Data Flow

      • Device Type

      • Creation- & modified date

    • Show logs tab on the Asset detail page

    • UI improvement on the Asset creation page

  • Subscription

    • Stop/ change active subscription

2021-08-04 - V1.6.0

New features

  • Integration

Improvements

  • Rule Engine

    • Pulse animation on selected input-, logic- and output block to emphasize user to connect blocks

  • Asset Detail Page

    • Autoscaling y-axis on data history chart

  • General page header UI improvements

2021-07-19 - V1.5.0

New features

  • Bulk actions

  • Integration

  • Feature request function on help header dropdown

  • Extended Device Type library with new Device Types

    • Landis+Gyr ULTRAHEAT T550

Improvements

  • Rule Engine

    • Logic block: Cascade dropdown for mapped data source

    • Overview Page: “Actions” tab with rule actions overview

  • Register-/ deregister button to switch between two LoRa network carriers

  • Automatic user identification for feature request board

  • Asset Inventory

    • Edit HTTP and MQTT devices

2021-07-06 - V1.4.0

New features

  • Integration

    • Everynet device connector as http decoding type

    • EWZ LoRaWAN as new integration provider

  • Rule Engine

Improvements

  • Refactoring of Rule Engine

  • "Akenza" as the sender of SMS

  • Allow GET method in REST API

2021-06-11 - V1.3.0

New features

  • Extended Device Type library with new Device Types

    • Aiut ALEVEL 1x5 V1

    • Aiut ALEVEL 1x5 V2

    • AstraLED Mantis CO2, VOC luminaire

    • Digital Matter Oyster

    • GlobalSat LS-113G

    • Talkpool OY1210

Improvements

  • Display account information on Integrations Overview Page

  • Template improvement on Mail Output Connector

  • Template improvement on Akenza DB Rule action

  • API changes: deprecates hex_payload for LoRa uplinks in device types, instead use hexPayload

2021-05-11 - V1.2.0

New features

  • Rule Engine

    • Send SMS as a Rule action

  • Data processing

    • Logs for monitoring and debugging of akenza data processing

  • Integration

  • Extended Device Type library with new Device Types

    • Talkpool OY1700

    • Universal Fire Extinguisher

Improvements

  • Various UI improvements

2021-04-16 - V1.1.0

New features

  • Data visualization

  • Rule Engine

  • Extended Device Type library with new Device Types

    • Elsys ELT-2, ELT-Lite, EMS, EMS Desk, EMS Door, EMS Lite

    • Sensative All Strips

    • Synetica Enlink-T, Enlink-DP

Improvements

  • Various UI improvements

  • Unified Mail output connector within Rule and Data Flow

2021-03-23 - V1.0.0

The new akenza is released publicly as version 1.0.0 🎉

This new product version named as akenza, replaces the existing Akenza Core, which will be kept running during customer project migration.

Price- and feature plan of the new akenza can be viewed here.

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