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Changelog

This page informs about new features and improvements

Coming soon 🚀

A sneak-peak about upcoming features on akenza:
  • Data Flow
    • No-code aggregations
  • Rule engine
    • Geo-fencing logic block
    • Tag combination inputs
  • MQTT
    • Device configuration management
  • Advanced data visualization
    • Dashboard builder
  • Various
    • Akenza Client SDK (Java)
    • Dark mode
  • Device Types
See the actual Price- and feature plan of akenza here. If you have any product feedback, don't hesitate to contact us.
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24/11/2022 - 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

11/11/2022 - 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

28/10/2022 - 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

17/10/2022 - 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

09/09/2022 - 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

02/09/2022 - 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

15/08/2022 - 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

25/07/2022 - 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

16/06/2022 - 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

25/05/2022 - V1.24.0

New features

  • CaaS
    • ewz - adds ewz Connectivity as a Service

Improvements

  • Various smaller bug fixes and improvement

11/05/2022 - 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

21/04/2022 - 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

04/03/2022 - V1.21.0

New features

Improvements

  • Overall workspace metrics
  • Routing refactoring
  • Various smaller bug fixes and improvements

04/02/2022 - 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

14/01/2022 - 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

06/01/2022 - V1.18.0

New features

Improvements

  • Organization & Workspace navigation
    • Back button to allow returning to the main navigation sidebar view

16/12/2021 - V1.17.0

New features

Improvements

  • Data Flow
    • Redesign of device- & output connector
  • Custom Logic
    • Form refactoring (create & edit)

29/11/2021 - 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"

22/11/2021 - 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

05/11/2021 - 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

25/10/2021 - V1.13.0

New features

Improvements

  • Tenant asset inventory
    • Display Organization- & Workspace Columns
  • Output connector
    • Allow using Custom Payload for the Azure Output Connector

19/10/2021 - 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

12/10/2021 - V1.11.0

New features

  • Asset Inventory
    • KPI Trend indicator on Device Detail Page
    • Device offline timeout settings during creation, edit & bulk
  • Output Connector
  • Extended Device Type library with new Device Types:

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

21/09/2021 - 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

13/09/2021 - 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

03/09/2021 - V1.8.0

New features

Improvements

  • Various smaller bug fixes and improvements

27/08/2021 - 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

04/08/2021 - V1.6.0

New features

  • Integration
    • Sigfox as HTTP decoding type

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

19/07/2021 - 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

06/07/2021 - V1.4.0

New features

  • Bulk actions
  • 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

11/06/2021 - 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

11/05/2021 - 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

16/04/2021 - 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

23/03/2021 - 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.