Webscorer app version history

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iPad and iPhone app

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Version 2.7

June 1, 2017
  • Sort data by tapping the column header in fast-tap view
    1. Sort by seq
    2. Sort by bib
    3. Sort by name
    4. Sort by race clock
  • New “Skipped laps” feature for multi-distance races where not all racers go through all checkpoints
  • Support for using partial chip ID with “Chip ID = Bib” setting
  • Support for using partial barcode ID as bib number
  • Bib sync
    1. New timing mode to collect bibs in any order at a later time
    2. Racers are handed a sequence number or a barcode at finish
  • Time-limited lap races
    1. Ability to undo “Finish wave”
    2. Ability to undo “Finish racer”
  • New sport type
    1. Cycling - gravel
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.6.1

March 27, 2017
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.6

March 22, 2017
  • Simplified split-timing for coaches in an interval start race
    1. Streamlined user interface focused on splits
    2. Easy way to create your own start list with a bib range
    3. No need to enter all racer names on the start list
  • Support for chip start time for all start types
    1. Racer is assigned chip start if chip detected within assigned timeout
    2. Otherwise racer is assigned the manual start time for the mass start / wave start
    3. Helps prevent missing start times with busy / wide start areas
  • Chip-timing improvements
    1. Change all chip-timing settings after race has started via “Race control”
    2. Recorded chip detects are reprocessed using updated settings
    3. Change time-outs, type of chip encoding, partial chip ID settings etc.
  • Improved start time handling with external timer & start gate
    1. Racer is assigned gate open time if it occurs +/- 3 seconds of interval start time
    2. Otherwise racer is assigned the interval start time
    3. Helps prevent timing issues with accidental gate openings
  • New sport types
    1. Cycling
    2. Cycling - adaptive
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.5

January 12, 2017
  • Hardware alternatives for tapping the screen
    1. Bluetooth button for recording time stamps (https://flic.io)
    2. Bluetooth bar-code readers for recording bib numbers
  • Chip timing:
    1. Support for the RaceResults chip-timing system
    2. Compatibility with RadiantSensors WiFi RFID reader
    3. Compatibility with Alien Technology ALR-F800 RFID reader
    4. First detect / best detect config option
  • Time-limited lap races
    1. Option to mark racers with no laps as DNF or DNS
    2. Lap control: move all racers to leader lap
  • Timing mode = Multi-device splits:
    1. Any device can mark racer as DNF in a multi-device LIVE race
    2. Support for time-limited lap races
  • Improved Bluetooth reliability
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.4

October 13, 2016
  • Different beep when tapping the racer box vs. timer button
  • Option to hide racer boxes for waves that have not yet started
  • Races with laps:
    1. Allow renaming of lap names on the app for website results
    2. Set last lap in time-limited lap races via “Lap control"
    3. Support for handicap-adjusted split times
  • Timing mode = Multi-device splits:
    1. App jumps directly to “Timing Points” panel when downloading a start list set for multi-device splits
    2. Racer marked as DNS, DNF or DSQ on device timing last lap auto-updated on every device with LIVE results
  • Chip timing:
    1. Compatibility with Motorola / Zebra FX9500 RFID reader
    2. Support for both Decimal & Hex encoding when Chip ID = Bib
  • Taps recorded data now posted during LIVE results
  • Support printing of individual racer results directly from the app
  • Change password option via Settings
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.3

June 17, 2016
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.2

Jan 29, 2016
  • Improved LIVE results:
    1. Now scales to any size race
    2. Uses less data to update results
  • "Show splits” view allows error corrections:
    1. Cancel tap / Swap racer / Edit time / Edit racer info
    2. Enables timing with (calculated) results visible
  • Separate timeouts for ignoring repeat chip detects:
    1. After start
    2. After each lap
  • New external timer features:
    1. Rerun race with time stamps stored by timer
    2. Edit start time stamps in interval start race
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.1

Nov 10, 2015
  • Support for RFID readers by
    1. Alien Technology
    2. Honeywell / Intermec
    3. Impinj
    4. Motorola / Zebra
    5. ThingMagic
  • Chip-timing improvements
    1. Option to match partial chip ID
    2. Auto-discover reader’s IP address via a scan
    3. Different BEEP for chip IDs with no match
    4. Edit non-matched chip IDs during the race
  • Support for photocell / start gate timers by
    1. ALGE Timing
    2. Microgate
    3. Summit Systems
    4. TAG-Heuer
  • Option to record times at an accuracy of
    1. 1 second
    2. 0.1 second
    3. 0.01 second
    4. 0.001 second
  • Improved performance for bigger races
  • Bib sync: insert a missed time / bib in the middle of sequence
  • iOS 9 support
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.0

June 2, 2015
  • Fully automated RFID chip-timing
    1. Support for Orbiter Inc. RFID readers
    2. The app receives the time stamp & chip ID from the reader via WiFi
    3. With Chip ID programmed as the bib number, you can use standard start lists
    4. You can easily mix manual timing for racers whose chips did not read
    5. Additional chip types & readers coming soon
  • Automated time stamps with starting gate & finish line photocell
    1. Support for TAG Heuer and ALGE-TIMING devices
    2. Meets FIS requirements for alpine & cross-country skiing timing
    3. The app receives the time stamp recorded by the device via WiFi
    4. The bib number (or name) must be entered manually on the app
  • Flexible relay
    1. No need to pre-assign racers per leg
    2. Can be used in fixed or time-limited lap races
    3. Results show which team member did which lap
    4. Perfect for mixed solo / team relays
    5. Webscorer online registration now supports (flexible) relays
  • Posted results use the location set for a start list or registration
  • Additional "Info"" fields to retain racer info from registration to results
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.7.2

November 20, 2014
  • More audible "beep" when tapping the timer button or racer boxes
  • Use .TXT as the file extension when emailing start lists or results
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.7.1

November 3, 2014
  • Timing enhancements:
    1. Audible 5-sec countdown for starting racers
    2. Always show leader in "Show splits"
    3. More consistency for error corrections during race
  • New results options:
    1. Easier to follow LIVE results with the app
    2. Option to show year of birth (instead of age) in results
    3. New team scoring option: High points per place (100...1)
    4. Option to show distance (vs. laps down) in time-limited lap races
    5. Email results from the app as HTML or as .TXT
    6. Print results from the app via Apple AirPrint
    7. New private fields to track racer info from registration to results
  • New sport types:
    1. Adventure racing
    2. Cycling - track
    3. Duathlon - run and shoot
    4. Hiking
    5. Running - obstacle course
    6. Trekking
  • General:
    1. Faster 64-bit code with newer iOS devices
    2. Usability improvements
    3. Bug fixes
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Version 1.6.3

January 2, 2014
  • Integrated "show splits" view in the main timing panel
    1. Toggle between split and edit views via "Show splits" and "Hide splits" toolbar buttons
    2. With "Show splits", racer's place in race shown immediately after time tap
    3. No need to exit the timing panel to see race status
  • Paddling sports expanded & combined under common theme:
    1. Paddling
    2. Paddling - canoe
    3. Paddling - kayak
    4. Paddling - outrigger
    5. Paddling - paddleboard
    6. Paddling - SUP
    7. Paddling - surfski
  • Quicker way to do "racer check-in" on the main start list panel
  • New option for a predicted-time race: faster time than predicted is negative
  • Updated relay start list format can be imported via iTunes
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.6.2

October 24, 2013
  • Support for a "predicted-time" race (closest estimated time wins)
  • New results option: Overall by gender
  • Time-based handicaps
  • Download series standings to the app
  • "Female / Male" gender for mixed teams
  • Team scoring options set independently from individual results options
  • iOS7 compatibility
  • Upgraded graphics
  • Usability improvements
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.6.1

June 22, 2013
  • New timing mode "Name sync"
    1. Similar to "Bib sync", but for a race with no bib numbers
    2. 1st device records just the time stamps as racers cross the finish line
    3. 2nd device records the racer names in the order of finish, or
      • At finish, racers are handed a sequence number on a sticker / popsicle / card
      • Racers then go to a results desk with a 2nd device to report their name & number
  • Relay races enabled for all start types, results options and timing modes
  • Team scoring now supports the same results options as individual races
    1. Team scores by category, overall by distance, or overall all distances
  • New penalty options:
    1. Penalties can be applied per lap and via multiple devices in a "Multi-device splits" race
    2. Time adjustment per numeric penalty can vary by distance
    3. "Fastest lap" race uses penalty-adjusted time to determine the best lap
    4. Support for time penalties and time bonuses in the same race
  • Enhancements to "Taps recorded" history (race clock taps):
    1. Time stamps can now be edited via "Taps recorded" panel even after the race is finished
    2. Includes a time stamp for any pre-entered bibs (handy to fix results if operator forgot to tap the timer button)
    3. "Taps recorded" can be downloaded as .TXT from website, or saved as .TXT on the app
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.5.2

May 6, 2013
  • New "Lap control" toolbar icon in timing view
    1. Race with fixed # of laps:
      • Move racer to next lap (missed a lap time)
      • Pull racer (mark as laps down)
      • Finish racer (time as of last completed lap)
    2. Race with time-limited # of laps:
      • Move racer to next lap (missed a lap time)
      • Finish racer (mark as laps down if not on lead lap)
  • Mark multiple racers at the same time as DNS, DNF or DSQ
  • Status line split time shows difference to 2nd place for new leader
  • Bib numbers shown in bigger font in the racer-box view
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.5.1

March 27, 2013
  • Support for start lists in the FAN timer
  • The FAN timer now behaves identically to the PRO version
  • A louder "Beep" when tapping the timer button
  • Simplified race setup for wave starts
  • In a wave start, you can adjust the starting wave for racers who started in a wrong group during / after the race
  • Adjust for an incorrect race or wave start time during / after the race
  • Results from a "Multi-device splits" race can be combined via Bluetooth when there's no cell coverage
  • Use any posted race as template (easy way to view race setup used by others)
  • Advanced search for results & start lists
  • Turn live results on / off & public / private during the race
  • Usability improvements
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.4.1

December 12, 2012
  • Option to order results with slowest time as the winner (e.g. rodeo)
  • Option to order results by fastest lap for each racer (e.g. qualifying round in downhill mountain biking)
  • Show penalties in results & apply penalties to finish time (e.g. biathlon)
  • Optional "Adjusted time" ranking based on a handicap (e.g. sailboat racing with different boat types)
  • Built-in age- and gender-graded handicap tables (based on standardized running records by age)
  • Switch freely between the three timing views: Normal view / Fast-tap view / Keypad view
  • Always show "Race clock" time on Fast-tap list for easy editing of tap times
  • Phone / computer keypad layout option
  • Native iPhone 5 support
  • Feature parity between iPhone and iPad versions
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.3.3

September 20, 2012
  • Team scoring: combined points (e.g. high-school / college cross-country running)
  • Team scoring: combined times
  • Support for individual start point-to-point races (Timing mode = Multi-device splits)
  • Allow editing of split data after race is finished in a Multi-device splits race
  • Ability to get .TXT results directly from the device via iTunes
  • Show # of racers left in race via "Race Finish" panel
  • Support for starting 2+ racers at the same time in an individual start race, or per lap
  • Results options can be changed after the race
  • Way to search racer by bib in start list, results
  • DNS entries are no longer shown in results
  • Access to all racer info when viewing live results via the app
  • Support for marking a racer as DNF, DSQ via Fast-tap view
  • Device Race ID now editable (Race ID must match for all devices "Multi-device splits" race)
  • Numerous usability improvements
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.3.2

June 23, 2012
  • All start types now supported with Timing mode = Multi-device splits
  • All start types now supported with Timing mode = Bibs in finish order
  • All start types now work identically in all timing views (Normal view, Fast-tap view, Keypad view)
  • New "Race ID" toolbar icon to check race setup when multiple devices used to time the same race
  • Excluded laps (not counted toward total time) now automatically hidden from results view
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.3.1

May 24, 2012
  • Subscription pricing model for PRO
  • Posting from FAN is now free
  • Support for "Time-limited" races (e.g. cyclocross)
  • In a lap race, allow laps to be excluded from total time
  • Racer names can be up to 40 characters
  • Lap times viewable when following a live race
  • Completed fast-tap entries can stay on screen until end of race
  • Easier way to record an unknown racer / no bib
  • Edit all racer data during the race off the fast-tap list
  • "Bibs recorded" data is included when posting results
  • Option to automate setting default custom wave for all racers
  • New results option: "Overall - all racers" (e.g. distances = Road Bike 30km & TT Bike 30km)
  • Option to exclude top 3 in overall results from age category results
  • Male / Female option in "Racer Info" (used for website results)
  • Support for seeding racers within entire start list
  • Allow marking racers DNS before the race in batch mode
  • Support for racers marked as DNS in posted start lists
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.2.2

January 31, 2012
  • Private / public website posting option
  • Completed entries stay until cleared to results in races without a start list
  • "Show time" / "Show difference" toolbar buttons for viewing results
  • Distance and category names can be up to 25 characters
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.2.1

December 15, 2011
  • Larger status line for the Race Finish panel on the iPad version (for coaches' use)
  • You can mark your own team racers to show in green highlighting in Show Splits – use "My Team Racer" as Team name
  • Show Splits results view view available for archived / downloaded races as well
  • Show Splits results view is now the default live race view for any race with multiple distances, categories or laps
  • "Age" as an additional (optional) parameter in start lists and results
  • Support for hundredths and thousandths of second in downloaded results (if uploaded to Webscorer.com via .TXT)
  • Downloaded start lists show separately the racers for each distance and category – and custom waves
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.1.1

November 22, 2011
  • Initial release
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Android app

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Version 2.7

June 1, 2017
  • Sort data by tapping the column header in fast-tap view
    1. Sort by seq
    2. Sort by bib
    3. Sort by name
    4. Sort by race clock
  • New “Skipped laps” feature for multi-distance races where not all racers go through all checkpoints
  • Support for using partial chip ID with “Chip ID = Bib” setting
  • Support for using partial barcode ID as bib number
  • Bib sync
    1. New timing mode to collect bibs in any order at a later time
    2. Racers are handed a sequence number or a barcode at finish
  • Time-limited lap races
    1. Ability to undo “Finish wave”
    2. Ability to undo “Finish racer”
  • New sport type
    1. Cycling - gravel
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.6

March 22, 2017
  • Simplified split-timing for coaches in an interval start race
    1. Streamlined user interface focused on splits
    2. Easy way to create your own start list with a bib range
    3. No need to enter all racer names on the start list
  • Support for chip start time for all start types
    1. Racer is assigned chip start if chip detected within assigned timeout
    2. Otherwise racer is assigned the manual start time for the mass start / wave start
    3. Helps prevent missing start times with busy / wide start areas
  • Chip-timing improvements
    1. Change all chip-timing settings after race has started via “Race control”
    2. Recorded chip detects are reprocessed using updated settings
    3. Change time-outs, type of chip encoding, partial chip ID settings etc.
  • Improved start time handling with external timer & start gate
    1. Racer is assigned gate open time if it occurs +/- 3 seconds of interval start time
    2. Otherwise racer is assigned the interval start time
    3. Helps prevent timing issues with accidental gate openings
  • New sport types
    1. Cycling
    2. Cycling - adaptive
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.5

January 12, 2017
  • Hardware alternatives for tapping the screen
    1. Bluetooth button for recording time stamps (https://flic.io)
    2. Bluetooth bar-code readers for recording bib numbers
  • Chip timing:
    1. Support for the RaceResults chip-timing system
    2. Compatibility with RadiantSensors WiFi RFID reader
    3. Compatibility with Alien Technology ALR-F800 RFID reader
    4. First detect / best detect config option
  • Time-limited lap races
    1. Option to mark racers with no laps as DNF or DNS
    2. Lap control: move all racers to leader lap
  • Timing mode = Multi-device splits:
    1. Any device can mark racer as DNF in a multi-device LIVE race
    2. Support for time-limited lap races
  • Improved Bluetooth reliability
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.4

October 13, 2016
  • Different beep when tapping the racer box vs. timer button
  • Option to hide racer boxes for waves that have not yet started
  • Races with laps:
    1. Allow renaming of lap names on the app for website results
    2. Set last lap in time-limited lap races via “Lap control"
    3. Support for handicap-adjusted split times
  • Timing mode = Multi-device splits:
    1. App jumps directly to “Timing Points” panel when downloading a start list set for multi-device splits
    2. Racer marked as DNS, DNF or DSQ on device timing last lap auto-updated on every device with LIVE results
  • Chip timing:
    1. Compatibility with Motorola / Zebra FX9500 RFID reader
    2. Support for both Decimal & Hex encoding when Chip ID = Bib
  • Taps recorded data now posted during LIVE results
  • Support printing of individual racer results directly from the app
  • Change password option via Settings
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.3

June 17, 2016
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.2

Jan 29, 2016
  • Improved LIVE results:
    1. Now scales to any size race
    2. Uses less data to update results
  • "Show splits” view allows error corrections:
    1. Cancel tap / Swap racer / Edit time / Edit racer info
    2. Enables timing with (calculated) results visible
  • Separate timeouts for ignoring repeat chip detects:
    1. After start
    2. After each lap
  • New external timer features:
    1. Rerun race with time stamps stored by timer
    2. Edit start time stamps in interval start race
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.1

Nov 10, 2015
  • Support for RFID readers by
    1. Alien Technology
    2. Honeywell / Intermec
    3. Impinj
    4. Motorola / Zebra
    5. ThingMagic
  • Chip-timing improvements
    1. Option to match partial chip ID
    2. Auto-discover reader’s IP address via a scan
    3. Different BEEP for chip IDs with no match
    4. Edit non-matched chip IDs during the race
  • Support for photocell / start gate timers by
    1. ALGE Timing
    2. Microgate
    3. Summit Systems
    4. TAG-Heuer
  • Option to record times at an accuracy of
    1. 1 second
    2. 0.1 second
    3. 0.01 second
    4. 0.001 second
  • Improved performance for bigger races
  • Bib sync: insert a missed time / bib in the middle of sequence
  • Android 6 support
  • Bug fixes
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Version 2.0

June 2, 2015
  • Fully automated RFID chip-timing
    1. Support for Orbiter Inc. RFID readers
    2. The app receives the time stamp & chip ID from the reader via WiFi
    3. With Chip ID programmed as the bib number, you can use standard start lists
    4. You can easily mix manual timing for racers whose chips did not read
    5. Additional chip types & readers coming soon
  • Fully automated NFC chip-timing
    1. Support for programmable NFC chips with your Android device acting as the chip reader
    2. The app receives the time stamp & chip ID automatically when NFC chip is detected
    3. With Chip ID programmed as the bib number, you can use standard start lists
    4. You can easily mix manual timing for racers whose chips did not read
  • Automated time stamps with starting gate & finish line photocell
    1. Support for TAG Heuer and ALGE-TIMING devices
    2. Meets FIS requirements for alpine & cross-country skiing timing
    3. The app receives the time stamp recorded by the device via WiFi
    4. The bib number (or name) must be entered manually on the app
  • Flexible relay
    1. No need to pre-assign racers per leg
    2. Can be used in fixed or time-limited lap races
    3. Results show which team member did which lap
    4. Perfect for mixed solo / team relays
    5. Webscorer online registration now supports (flexible) relays
  • Posted results use the location set for a start list or registration
  • Additional "Info"" fields to retain racer info from registration to results
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.7.2

November 14, 2014
  • Timing enhancements:
    1. Audible 5-sec countdown for starting racers
    2. More audible "beep" when tapping the timer button or racer boxes
    3. Always show leader in "Show splits"
    4. More consistency for error corrections during race
  • New results options:
    1. Easier to follow LIVE results with the app
    2. Option to show year of birth (instead of age) in results
    3. New team scoring option: High points per place (100...1)
    4. Option to show distance (vs. laps down) in time-limited lap races
    5. Email results from the app as HTML or as .TXT
    6. Print results directly from the app (requires Android version 4.4)
    7. New private fields to track racer info from registration to results
  • New sport types:
    1. Adventure racing
    2. Cycling - track
    3. Duathlon - run and shoot
    4. Hiking
    5. Running - obstacle course
    6. Trekking
  • General:
    1. Usability improvements
    2. Bug fixes
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Version 1.6.3

August 15, 2014
  • Initial release
  • Compatible with iPad / iPhone version 1.6.3