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Dynatest Data Collection Release Notes

Version 2.5.5

Released October 03, 2023.

  • Improved the settings options for the camera.
  • Fixed minor bugs related to audio sounds.

Version 2.5.4

Released June 12, 2023.

  • Added initialization of the DDC that blocks the start of data collection for approximately 10 seconds when opening the program.
  • This release fixes a bug where users might have experienced problems with saving images from the ROW camera when the station was decreasing.

Version 2.5.3

Released June 01, 2023.

  • The Optimize For Speed function for MFVs has been removed, and instead, a message ensuring divisible acquisition resolutions and section lengths has been introduced.
  • Several changes have been performed to the data infrastructure in the application to ensure the correct DMI calibration is communicated across the application and that the cameras are correctly configured. These changes fix bugs that would lead to the users needing to reapply a DMI calibration, and users might have experienced that the image acquisition did not successfully start and/or the images were not saved properly.
  • The data communication has been improved to ensure the image acquisition service gets the DMI value in real-time.

Version 2.5.2

Released February 24, 2023.

This release is primarily centered around improvements for the MFV equipment.

  • Removed display of speedometer applet when using an MFV without an RSP unit.
  • General stability improvements and improvements to error messaging.

Version 2.5.1

Released November 28, 2022.

This release fixes a bug resulting in a wrong default configuration file for the Fast FWD.

Version 2.5.0

Released November 25, 2022.

Extensive stability improvements and bug fixes for the MFV. Some of the improvements/fixes are listed here.

  • Improvements to image capturing
  • Overall improved error handling
  • Fixed bug in station file naming
  • Fixed multiple sources leading to a bug resulting in a drop timeout error
  • Improved camera stability

Version 2.4.1

Released April 07, 2022.

This release introduces the option to rotate images for the camera application used for JAI GO-5000C.

Version 2.4.0

Released April 01, 2022.

This release includes camera support for JAI GO-5000C.

Version 2.3.0

Released January 17, 2022.

This release improves the overall stability of the application and fixes a range of bugs.


Updated images displayed when calibrating accelerometers in RspWin.

Fixed an error causing FwdWin, RspWin, Survey and Camera applets not to display the correct application version.

Fixed an error causing LCMS data files not to be saved in some scenarios.

It is now again possible to set LCMS parameters from within the HDC applet.

Updated start conditions for FFWD on older systems.

Version 2.2.0

Released July 12, 2021.

This release improves the overall stability of the application and fixes a range of bugs.

New Features

  • Added support for LCMS-2 sensors.
  • Added support for a new type of ROW camera.
  • Improved usability when setting up encoders.

Bugs Fixed

  • Fixed an issue causing GPS data event (5280) values to be saved incorrectly in the data file when using a MFV without RSP.
  • Fixed an issue causing the beacon light to not always be turned off when closing DDC.
  • Fixed an issue causing upgrades of database files to not always happen correctly.

Version 2.1.3

Released March 15, 2021.

Changed how friction systems are set up to make the installation process smoother.

Version 2.1.2

Released February 23, 2021.

Improved usability for screens using smaller resolutions by adding scroll bars to windows too large to be displayed on the screen.

Version 2.1.1

Released February 02, 2021.

Fixed issue causing some saved settings to not be reloaded correctly when upgrading a system from Dynatest Data Collection (DDC) version (or prior) to version 2.1.0(.222). All settings are now reloaded correctly and will also correctly use the settings that were set before the upgrade was initiated.

Version 2.1.0

Released January 07, 2021.

This release improves the overall stability of the application and fixes a range of bugs.

Bugs Fixed

  • Fixed issue causing TimeOfDay not to be written correctly to the output data files.
  • Fixed issue causing StopLine (5429) event not to written correctly to the MFV file.
  • Fixed issue causing units to be saved incorrectly in the DDX file.
  • Fixed issue causing Operator name to not always be displayed in the output data files.
  • Resized MFV window so that the full size of the buttons is displayed correctly.
  • Added option in RspWin to mute sound warnings from the outer lasers (laser 1, 2, 20, and 21).