CENTAURI Software Release Notes

Modified on Mon, 09 Jan 2023 at 12:15 PM

Release 4.1.7 [Latest][Patch]

Release Date: 04 November 2022


  • Reduce timeouts for several components during software update processes

Release 4.1.6 [Patch]

Release Date: 29 October 2022


  • Avoid a condition where multiple software update processes can be attempted simultaneously.

Release 4.1.5 [Patch]

Release Date: 25 October 2022


  • Software update process improvements

Release 4.1.4 [Patch]

Release Date: 14 October 2022


  • Modify Automatic Power Control to reduce the likelihood of component failure during vibration events.
  • Support for upcoming mainboard revisions 

Release 4.1.3 [Patch]

Release Date: 29 September 2022


  • Software update process improvements


  • Address component initialisation errors when running diagnostics
  • Record the raw values of focus check scores when focus check tests result is “fail”
  • Fix calculation errors when running calibration on ARM architecture CPUs
  • Changed hardware drivers to reduce software failures

Release 4.1.2 [Patch]

Release Date: 23 September 2022


  • Focus/Vision API bug fixes

  • CI/CD process improvements (internal)

Release 4.1.0

Release Date: 12 August 2022


  • Calibration (Fine-Tuning) can be run from within the CENTAURI DMD app
  • Preparation for the rollout of new link availability reporting features


  • Many improvements to DMD App user interface

  • Add SNMP-specific formats for link metrics

  • A passcode is no longer required to turn CENTAURI lasers off

  • Improve factory reset functionality


  • Correct camera scaling when browser windows resize
  • Update/upgrade supporting software to the latest versions

  • Various housekeeping and maintenance tasks

Release 4.0.7 [Patch]

Release Date: 12 August 2022


  • Changes to SNMP configuration options

Release 4.0.6 [Patch]

Release Date: 13 July 2022


  • Factory reset reliability improvements

Release 4.0.5 [Patch]

Release Date: 1 June 2022


  • Update additional device component certificates

Release 4.0.4 [Patch]

Release Date: 30 May 2022


  • Factory reset works as expected
  • Alignment camera stream scaling fixes

Release 4.0.3 [Patch]

Release Date: 28 May 2022


  • Factory reset fixes

Release 4.0.2 [Patch]

Release Date: 17 May 2022


  • Update certificates for logging components

Release 4.0.1 [Patch]

Release Date: 13 May 2022


  • Fix Rx power readings which may show as "Inf".

Release 4.0

Release Date: 9 May 2022


  • All New Device Management and Deployment (DMD) App
    • Updated user interface for CENTAURI
    • The app runs on CENTAURI; no need for separate mobile app
    • New device and component status dashboard
    • New device settings and network configuration interface
    • Completely redesigned deployment and alignment experience
  • New device observability and diagnostics APIs for key components
  • Traps support for SNMP


  • Improved reliability of link up/down reporting
  • Reduced camera latency during alignment
  • APIs updated to use HTTP/2 with HTTPS
  • Device factory reset updated and improved
  • Component event codes and error messaging improvements


  • Multiple fixes to CENTAURI error handling, service and process management
  • Lots of refactoring and housekeeping

Release 3.9

Release Date: 4 March 2022


  • Added computer vision checks to diagnostics API


  • Faster reacquisition of beacon after link drops
  • Refinements to APC response cycles
  • Error message clarity and readability improvements


  • Reduce device startup time via fixes to alignment process and code
  • Diagnostics logging fixes
  • Fixed error checks and handling in API

Release 3.8

Release Date: 28 January 2022


  • SNMP proxy available for use when monitoring multiple devices
  • SNMP now uses device serial number as sysName
  • SNMP sysLocation (set to NA) and sysContact (set to support@transcelestial.com)
  • SNMP traps in user testing


  • Reduce link loss recovery times through power control optimization
  • Multiple improvements to Alignment and Tracking stability
  • Fixed several issues causing failure to acquire links when deploying using the Android app
  • Improved error messaging and handling
  • Improve APIs for diagnostics, fine alignment control, analytics
  • Enhance factory reset functions
  • Various security enhancements


  • Fixed computer vision misconfiguration in deployment apps
  • Make it easier to apply software updates
  • Maintain service states (enabled/disabled) after applying software updates

Release 3.7

Release Date: 15 October 2021

This release focused mainly on internal improvements and preparing internal systems for the development of future releases.

Release 3.6

Release Date: 6 August 2021


  • New focus check tool for computer vision system


  • Tracking stability improvements

  • “Test” mode improvements

  • TCT Admins can push software to many devices concurrently


  • Tech debt relief (code refactor)

  • Update/patch 3rd party components to latest stable releases

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