Build: 5.0.0.1800

Restore channel settings saved on cloud (New Feature )

Users registered on iDaq-Datalogger website can view the list of analog channels stored on the cloud and restore one of them.

User management (New Feature )

User credentials defined in iDaq-Datalogger website can be used in iDaq Device Manager to access to iDaq Cloud services

New extension for iDaq Component (New Feature )

iDaq Component are divided in 2 categories: iDaq Driver (.iDaq-Driver) and iDaq Extension (.iDaq-Extension)

Restore device configuration saved on cloud (New Feature )

Users registered on iDaq-Datalogger website can view the list of configuration stored on the cloud and restore one of them.

Backup channel settings on cloud (New Feature )

Channel settings can be saved on the cloud with just a click.

Backup device configuration on cloud (New Feature )

Device configuration and its channel configurations can be saved on cloud with just a click.

Settings exportation of analog and digital channels in TSV files (New Feature )

For some drivers, iDaq allows the exportation of several data: channel name, unit of measurement, min and max range and  This pieces of information are exported in TSV  files.
The exported file can be edited with ease, then re-imported.
Drivers which supports these features are S7 and ModBus.

Storage of digital signals (New Feature )

A new option to enable storage of digital signals has been added.
If enabled, digital signals are saved in the same file where analog data are written.

Generic PC Based Device (New Feature )

iDaq supports a new type of Driver: Generic PC Based Device.
This drivers allows you to create custom application to send analog and digital signals to iDaq.

Virtual channels calculated from digital channels (New Feature )

Virtual channels can be calculated starting from even physical digital channels.

Digital virtual channels (New Feature )

A new type of virtual channels is supported. Starting from analog and digital channels, it returns one or more calculated digital channels.

Automatic device reconnection (New Feature )

If an error occurred on a device, iDaq reboot the device. This is useful for unmonitored systems.
This new feature also notifies the device failure through an e-mail.
iDaq allows you to define the max consecutive trials, the delay between two consecutive reboots and the recipient address list for notifications.

E-mail notifications (New Feature )

iDaq notifies device failures.
It sends notification emails to an editable recipient list.

Custom attributes (New Feature )

iDaq allows the creation of custom attributes.

Server and client are separated in two application (New Feature )

Device management and configuration is handled by iDaq Device Manager
iDaq add-ons are handled by the new application iDaq Dock.

Editable monitor where iDaq is shown (New Feature )

In a PC with more monitors, iDaq can  be placed in one of the availables monitors.

New virtual channels Polar->Cartesian and Cartesian->Polar (New Feature )

Two virtual channels are natively available: Polar->Cartesian and Cartesian->Polar.

They allows calculation of ray and angle starting from due channels X and Y and vice versa.

Storage Settings: TAB and SPACE delimiter are inverted. (New Feature )

In Storage Settings, if TAB is selected as delimiter, SPACE is used and vice versa.

Storage: custom frequency (New Feature )

iDaq ADD-ONs allows storage of signals with a custom frequency, different from the available choices.

New attribute iDaqName (New Feature )

The attribute iDaqName has been added.
It contains the name of iDaq instance.

Server and client are separated in two application (New Feature )

Device management and configuration is handled by iDaq Device Manager
iDaq add-ons are handled by the new application iDaq Dock.

Support for OPC-UA (New Feature )

iDaq Device Manager supports acquisition from industrial devices that communicate with the protocol OPC-UA

Support for S7 PLC Siemens (New Feature )

iDaq supports acquisition from PLC S7 Siemens via an Ethernet connection.

It allows acquisition from:

- S7-300

-S7-1200

- S7-1500

Wrong management of device status led (Fixed Issue )

In case of device error, the global status LED becomes RED but the LED of the device in error remains GREEN.

Build: 4.0.0.1620

Build: 3.0.1.1425

Analog input acquisition allows to select which channels have to be used and which not. (New Feature )

In Analog Acquition task (Voltage, current, acceleometers, Strain Gauge, Bridge, Resistance, Termocouple, RTD, Forec IEPE, Velocity IEPE sensors), user can select which channels on its National Instruments acquisition device, have to be used and which channels have to be disabled.
This feature expands system configuration capabilities because user can select acquisition channels where sensors are connected only, and iDaq optimizes system performance.

Channel Type selection uses sensor icons (New Feature )

When user select sensor types for an analog input acquisition task, new interface shows sensor type icons, optimized for touch-screens

iDaq checks installed devices at launch (New Feature )

When iDaq starts, checks if all installed devices are connected and interacts with user to verifiy devices not connected and to removed unavailable devices from list of managed acquisition boards.

Every analog input channel includes an EPC TAG (New Feature )

iDaq manages an EPC TAG (Electonic Product Code) for every analog input channel. This TAGs can be use to associate DUT (Device Under Test) to acquired signals.

Every device has a "document" window (New Feature )

iDaq manages a "Document" window for every connected device. Docuemnt window collects all documents associated to that device: PDF, WORD documents, images, etc.
Documents can be added, viewed and removed with a single click.

iDaq includes all pinout images for National Instruments acquisition devices (New Feature )

iDaq includes the pinout schema with terminal configuration, for every supported device, made by National Instruments.
Pinouts can be displayed with a single click from device "Document" page.

iDaq manages a new "Document" window for every installed device (New Feature WNF-0095)

iDaq manages a "Document" window for every connected device. Docuemnt window collects all documents associated to that device: PDF, WORD documents, images, etc.
Documents can be added, viewed and removed with a single click.

iDaq supports myDAQ (New Feature WNF-0096)

iDaq supports myDAQ acquisition boards with a new specific driver. With this driver, included into iDaq base package, user can take advantage of all iDaq features and benefits using myDAQ devices.

SyncCDAQMod devices has a new amazing intuitive interface for channel importation (New Feature WNF-0111)

Interface of SyncCDAQMod has been completely redesigned. With this new interface, users can import channels of different modules of the same chassis in ease.
The importation window shows all the available modules. To import channels of a module, it is enough to click on the desired module.

For most devices, iDaq has a new channel selection window (New Feature WNF-0112)

For most devices, iDaq has a new channel selection window that allows user to select necessary channel only. For example, according to his needs, user can select a limited portion of the 32 channels of a NI-9205 module. This simplifies configuration and processing as well as increases performance.

In DAQmx devices, default sampling frequency changes according to the module in use (New Feature WNF-0113)

Some DAQmx modules, as NI-9233, NI-9234, and NI-9237, does not support any sampling frequency. In these cases,iDaq uses a default sampling frequency supported by the modules. For example, 2 kHz is used for NI-9233 and NI-9237, while 6.4 kHz is used for NI-9234. For modules that haven't a contrain in the sampling frequency value, 1 kHz is used.

Range and unit of measurement is customizable for each channel type (New Feature WNF-0114)

For each channel type (accelerometer, IEPE-Force, IEPE-Velocity, RTD, Gauge, ...) range and unit of measurement are customizable. In this way, user can completely configure channels according to the selected processing units.

Added 0.1 factor to the Probe WPU (New Feature WNF-0115)

The Probe WPU has 0.1 factor insteaf of 1 factor.

Added WPU Decimation (New Feature WNF-0116)

A new WPU has been added to the list of supported WPU: Decimation
This WPU decimates signals by reducing its sampling rate to a smaller value.

New interface for the WPU Probe editor (New Feature WNF-0117)

WPU Probe has a touch screen oriented editor.

Installed components can be removed (New Feature WNF-0118)

Component Settings Window includes a button to remove installed components.

WPU Phonic Wheel has Hz and RPM calculation (New Feature WNF-0120)

The Phonic Wheel WPU processes an input square wave generated by a Phonic Wheel and calculates the correspondent rotational speed. Editor of WPU Phonic Wheel allows user to choose if rotational speed must be expressed in Hz or in RPM (revolution per minutes).

Clear password at start-up (New Feature WNF-0129)

New option Clear Password at Start-UP has been added in General Settings of iDaq. If enabled, password is not required when iDaq starts. Vice versa, if it is disabled, every time iDaq starts, password is required (if it has been set previously).

In SyncCDAQMod, imported channels are renamed (New Feature WNF-0131)

In SyncCDAQMod devices, when different channel with same name are imported, an index is appended in order to avoid duplicated names.

Support of all the compatible channel types in modules ENET-9219 and WLS-9219 (New Feature WNF-0132)

Channels of these modules can be configured as Voltage Input, Current Input, RTD, Strain, Bridge, and Termocouple channels.

A new iDaq ADD-ON has beel released: Time-Lapse Creator (New Feature WNF-0106)

Time-Lapse Creator is a new FREE ADD-ON to create lapse video sequences starting from images (frames) captured with a specific frequency. Time-Lapse technique is usually used to create videos with a frame rate much higher that the frequency at which frames are captured. For example, an image of a scene may be captured once every second, then played back at 20 frames per seconds; the results is an apparent 20 times speed increase.

New Channel Selection Mode (New Feature WNF-0136)

iDaq includes a new window for channel selection. Channel Selection Window is more intuitive and easy. It allos user to choose one of the supported channel types: accelerometers, voltage input, analog input, RTD, resistance, bridge, strain gauge, thermocouples, IEPE-Force, IEPE-Velocity, current input.

Two new configuration parameters for Accelerometer Channels (New Feature WNF-0135)

Accelerometers channels can be configured using two new parameters: Current Excitation Source and Currenct Excitation Value. iDaq channels are completely configurable in order to obtain the best from connected sensors.

New Action to run third party commands (New Feature WNF-0101)

A new action can be associated to trigger switches, that executes comands from a command line console. With this new action, iDaq can operate with third-party applications to create reports, visualize and process recorded data automatically.

New Action to acivate DIAdem scripts on trigger switch (New Feature WNF-0100)

A new action can be associated to trigger switches, that runs DIAdem and opens a selected VBscript. With this new action, iDaq and DIAdem can cooperate to create reports when a recording session ends, or to visualize recorded data in a specific manner.

iDaq support a new "Group" TAG for every analog input channel (New Feature WNF-0099)

Every analog input channel can be customized with a "Group" TAG to improve data mining and post processing, based on channel groups. "Group" is a free text TAG editable by user.

Digital Output Lines List is not saved properly (Fixed Issue )

When user configures Low Speed Digital I/O for input and output on the same device, list of digital output lines is not saved and output lines are marked as "unused" lines.

Frequency Channel parameters are not loaded form disk when iDaq starts (Fixed Issue )

When users configures digital channels to measure frequency, channel parameters are saved, but not loaded properly at next iDaq execution.

RTD channel Parameters are not loaded when iDaq starts (Fixed Issue )

When users configures analog channels to measure RTD, channel parameters are saved, but not loaded properly at next iDaq execution.

In log window, Close button is resized when user changes window size (Fixed Issue )

iDaq log window that displays log messages can be resized by user. In that window, close button is scaled proportionally with new window size.

In the locking window, password is validated before releasing mouse (Fixed Issue )

In the locking window, while moving mouse over password buttons, as soon as the password is correct, password is accepted. Now, password validation is done only after mouse is released.

In the Session Selection Window, user can type a session name too long or use chars not valid to create sessions (Fixed Issue )

In the Session Selection Window, when a new session is created, a folder with the session name is created. Invalid characters and long name cannot be typed anymore to define a new session.

Message "iDaq reboot is required" appears even when it is not necessary (Fixed Issue IDAQ-272)

A message that requires iDaq reboot appears when Snapshot Loading Window is closed using Cancel Button.

Modules NI 9207 and NI 9207 (DSUB) so not acquire current channels (Fixed Issue )

Modules NI 9207 and NI 9207 (DSUB) have 8 analog input channels of voltage sensors and 8 AI channels for current sensors. iDaq acquires from first 8 channels only.

Analog input channels without compatible terminal configuration cannot be edited (Fixed Issue )

In analog input acquisition task, iDaq detecs and disables channels not compatible with device terminal configuration. User cannot edit channel settings dialog and modify its terminal configuration.

When user changes sensor type in SyncCDAQMod for modules in CompactDAQ chassis, device stop running (Fixed Issue IDAQ-289)

When user changes sesnor type in aSyncCDAQMod device, terminal configuration of edited channel is lost and data acquisition cannot be performed.

In the thermocuple editor, Auto Zero Mode is not applied (Fixed Issue IDAQ-290)

Even if user changes Auto Zero Mode to "Once" or "Every Sample"and confirm, when editor is re-opened, Auto Zero Mode is set to "None".

Build: 3.0.0.1292

iDaq installation package includes Advanced Signal Visualizer (New Feature )

in iDaq installation package you find Advanced Signal Visualizer (ASV), a powerful and intuitive tool to visualize and export recorded data toward third party softwares. ASV manages TDMS and CSV files created by iDaq and is the easiest solution to export signals stored in TDMS file toward MS-Excel, MS-Word, Matlab.

SyncCDAQMod device import configured channels only (New Feature )

Device SyncCDAQMod used to create acquisition task that share a clock source among different C-Series modules in the same CompactDAQ chassis, checks if analog input channels have been configured properly before importing them from existing DAQ-mx devices. If channels are not configured, a warning message is displayed.

Device Thumbnail Selection Window doesn't display all available images (Fixed Issue )

When user opens Device Thumbnail Window to change the thumbnail associated to a specific device, only a subset of available thumbnails is showed.

Tab buttons are displayed twice when screen resolution is lower than FULL HD (Fixed Issue )

When iDaq is executed on PC with display resolution lower than 1900x1080, TAB buttons are displayed twice in different formats: large buttons and small buttons.

Build: 3.0.0.1283

User can remove installed component from Component Settings Dialog. (New Feature )

In iDaq, user can remove installed components that are distributed with packed libraries, using Component Settings Dialog and the "Remove" button. Components that are compiled into iDaq.exe cannot be removed.

When a CompactRIO device is installed, iDaq remains in memory after termination (Fixed Issue )

Whena one or more CompactRIO devices are installed, and user terminates iDaq with its Close button, iDaq icon remains in task bar.

Build: 3.0.0.1280

New button opens "Virtual Channel Calculator User Guide" in channel editor (New Feature )

In Virtual Channel editor, there is anew button to open "Virtual Channel Calculator User Guide" PDF Manual.

WPUs include PDF manuals (New Feature )

When configuring WPU for a selected channel, right click on WPU icon opens associated PDF manual.

WPU: filter, probe, polynomial have help button in their editors (New Feature )

WPU with have their own editor dialog (filter, probe, polynomial) have help button to load PDF guide.

WPU Polynomial Editor displays selected polynomial order, A and Y ranges adapt to calibration points (New Feature )

WPU Polynomial Editor displays selected polynomial order, X and Y ranges adapt to calibration points.

WPU Polynomial: Raw value and calibrated valued are swapped (Fixed Issue )

in WPU Polynomial Editor, Raw Value indicator and Calibrated Value indicator contain swapped values.

"Search Components Online" button doesn't work (Fixed Issue )

"Search Components Online" button that should open default browser to search of new components for iDaq, doesn't work.

With Polynomial WPU default calibration points are lost (Fixed Issue )

if user add Polynomial WPU and click on Cancel button, default calibration points are lost.

Right Click on ADDON thumbnail lunches ADDON (Fixed Issue )

If user right click on ADD-ON thumbnail, iDaq lunches ADD-ON session.

Device error indicator in main interface is not updated when a device stops running. (Fixed Issue )

When multiple acquisition devices are installed and one o more of them is in error state, with red led, the global device status (a round led inserted in the device button that opens the device TAB) doesn't reflect the error and its color remains green.

Build: 3.0.0.1254

iDaq adopts new interface layout (New Feature )

iDaq has a new interface with main buttons in the right border of the screen. There are different tabs for Project Management, ADD-ONs Managements, Devices and Sensors Managements, Options and Help.
With this new interface, Display requirement is changed: minimum display resolution is 1280x768.

Support for USB Low cost cameras (New Feature )

iDaq can acquire images form USB low cost cameras. Images are published in JPG format. Images can be visualized, processed and stored by iDaq ADD-ONs such Easy Data Logger.

iDaq has unified interface syle (New Feature )

iDaq adopts a new interface style with squared blue buttons. Devices and ADD-ONs have their own icons. This new interface has been designed to take advantage of touch screen displays.

Support for Text Streams (New Feature )

iDaq can load and publish data coming from third party software that saves data in CSV files. Text stream are used to visualize and log Alarm codes, events and status information of electronic devices such Electronic Units.

Support for Third party image recorders (New Feature )

iDaq can load and publish images acquired from third party software that saves images after acquisition or processing. With This new component BMP.JPG-BMP Player iDaq can publish images processed by other systems like Keyence, COGNEX, that do patterne Matching or specific measurements. Supported file formats are JPG, PNG and BMP.

iDaq interface can be minimized in Tray Bar (New Feature )

A new option has been added to iDaq to minimize its interface in Tray Bar. This function is useful when users have Windows gadgets running in right side of the screen. To show iDaq main buttons, click on iDaq icon in Tray Bar and select i"Show/Hide" from iDaq Pop Up menu.

Added option to minimize iDaq interface in Tray Bar at launch (New Feature )

In iDaq General Settings Window there is a new option that allows to minimize iDaq main interface automatically when iDaq is executed.

New button to install ADD-ONs, directly from ADD-ON page (New Feature )

In ADD-ON Page there a new button to install ADD-ONs, without opening ADD-ONs Setting Window.

New button to search online for new ADD-ONs (New Feature )

In ADD-ON Page there a new button to search ADD-ONs online. Clicking this button, default web browser is opened to search for available ADD-ONs on www.idaq-datalogger.com web site.

New button to search online for new software components (New Feature )

In Device Page there a new button to search Components online. Clicking this button, default web browser is opened to search for available components on www.idaq-datalogger.com web site.
Componennts are additional pieces of software that allow to manages more products, process signal in multiple ways and add new features to supported acquisition boards.

New Waveform Processing Unit (WPU) to filter acquired signals, included in iDaq installer (New Feature )

iDaq includes a new WPU that allows to filter acquired signals. Filter can be configured according to different needs: available filter types are: LOW PASS, HIGH PASS, BAND PASS and REMOVE BAND. For every filter type you can define cutoff frequency and filter order.

New iDaq Assistant included in iDaq installer (New Feature )

iDaq includes a User Assistant that helps users to find what thay are looking in iDaq IDE.

DSA parameters are handled ina separated dialog (New Feature )

Acquisition modules such NI 9229, NI 9234 and others, that use Delta Sigma ADC, have a specific Input Delay calculated on the basis of a couple of parameters described in their Specifications. iDaq includes all DSA parameters for all supported acquisition devices. If user wants to edit these parameters, a new dialog window allows to insert Input Delay values exactly as they are indicated in module technical specifications.

iDaq includes media folder (New Feature )

iDaq includes a new folder c:\idaq\media used to store thumbnails and images used by devices. User can cutomize default thumbnails adding and editing images in PNG format.

iDaq includes a new Driver to acquire images from Low Cost USB Cameras (New Feature )

iDaq includes "Camera Light" a Driver for USB Cameras. This Driver allows to acquire from low USB2 and USB3 cameras. I supports different frame rates and publishes images in JPG format.

New button in Help page to display current IP address (New Feature )

A new button has been added in iDaq help page, to display current IP address. When iDaq is executed on computer that has dynamic IP address (DHCP) and remote connections have to be established , this button helps user to know their current IP Address.

New button to restart acquisition task when device status is "error" (New Feature )

When a device stop its acquisition task due to wrong configuration or because it has been temporary disconnected from PC, a red led is displayed on device icon. With a right click on device icon, you can display a list of three buttons. The second button allows to re-initialize selected device and re-start its acquisition task.

New Component to acquire text streams (New Feature )

TODO

New Component to acquire images and sensor values from smartphones (New Feature )

TODO

New Component to acquire images from disk (New Feature )

TODO

New button to edit device settings from device selection window (New Feature )

A new button to edit device settings has been added to device selection window and allow to edit/view settings of devices not activated in iDaq IDE.

New button to delete inactive device configuration files (New Feature )

A new button to delete device configuration files has been added to device selection window.

New button to edit physical resource of selected channel (New Feature )

A new button has been added to channel editor dialog, to edit Resource Name associated to selected channel. Resource Name is the physical name of a device resource, such Dev1/ai0. Generally, users don't need to edit this name, but advanced and complex configurations may request user to edit this value to create customized measurement systems.

SyncCDaqMod doesn'import not configured channels (New Feature )

One of most commen mistakes during configuration of SyncCDAQMod device is importing unconfigured channels. SyncCDAQMod uses channel settings to create DAQ-mx tasks and when channels are not configured accoridng to their origianl device capabilities, Acquisition task fails execution. Now SyncCDAQMod displays a warning message when user imports channels that have not been configured.

iDaq crashes when loads snapshot configuration (Fixed Issue )

When a saved snapshot with Device configuration is loaded, iDaq crashes. This issue occurs if snapshot refers to ProductTypes that are not supported by iDaq. If, for instance, one of devices in snapshot is a compactRIO and iDaq is configured without CompactRIO Driver for iDaq, then CompactRIO device cannot be loaded and iDaq crashes. Ensure that all Drivers to manage your Product Types are installed before loading the snapshots.

Decimation and Padding hungs up when acquistion device is stopped (Fixed Issue )

When acquistion device is stopped/disconnected. ADD-ONs that use decimation and padding to change signal frequency hung up.

Low Speed Digital IO doesn't add Name attribute to digital waveforms. (Fixed Issue )

Low Speed Digital IO capability doesn't add "Name" attribute to digital waveforms

Units of measurements for RTD and thermocouple are not correct (Fixed Issue )

DAQ-mx channels for RTD and Thermocouple show wrong list of units of measurements in their setting dialogs.

CurrentInput channel editor has mispelled captions (Fixed Issue )

CurrentInput channel editor has mispelled captions.

DSV files are not saved with System Decimal Point, when required by user (Fixed Issue )

DSV files saved by Easy Data Logger and Stripe Chart do not use system Decimal Point as Decimal separator also if user marks "Use System Decimal Point" checkbox.