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Build 8693
2024-05-23

June 2024

Summer’s a busy time for logistics and fleet management. Get your team the best tools to do their work this season with an updated platform! This month we’ve added enhancements to in-application search, and updated device listeners.

Have you tried our updated in-application search yet? With it, you’ll get easier access to platform settings and streamline your work in GpsGate.

We stay on top of the latest devices to bring our tracking partners the latest tech. 3 new devices from Teltonika & Queclink serve fleet verticals like security, logistics, and remote asset tracking.

Is your business mobile-ready? The Fleet app now uses your GpsGate application's localization settings to display the date and time. Keep your team connected this summer, whether in the field or the office. Visit the App Store or Google Play to download and update.

Want all the details? Read our June Beta Release Notes. Update GpsGate for access to the latest tools and features.

New

Updated In-Application Search

Last month we updated our in-application search! In June, we added localization support and made geofences, and geofence groups searchable in the in-application search. Launch search with ctrl + k, and find event windows, geofence panels, and more platform settings.

Device Plugins:

GpsGate’s device team is always ready to integrate the trackers our customers need. Here are a few highlights from June:

Improved

User experience

  • Add an option for easier subscription management within the platform
  • Include an option to add a simulator under the +Device dropdown in the Vehicles panel
  • Improve device listener UI by displaying connection URLs for HTTP-based listeners

Developer & System Admin

  • Update device edit form to show connection URL instead of IP for HTTP-based listeners
  • Update device HTTP listeners and SMS providers to support default HTTP(S) ports
Fixed

Bugs happen. As soon as we know about them, we fix them to ensure GpsGate continues to run smoothly.

Developer & System Admin

  • Fix AccumulatorTypeID and filtering by user ID in accumulator API
  • Fix issue with Multi-Factor Authentication
Deprecated

Device plugins deprecated with June 2024’s release: Astrata, AstraTelematics, Atelematics, BCE, Bluetree, BOX, CAESSAT, cGuard, Continental, CWT, Cybergraphy, ErcoGener, Falcom, FlexTrack, FWPL, GenekoFox, Ghostway, ILC, InspireTech, iTrac, iTriangle, KingSword, KMVD, Maxtrack, Megastek, NAL, Noran, Nyitech, Orion, Pegasus, PFTechnologies, Pretrace, Raveon, RITI, Superguard, TeamShar, Telnet, ThinkPower, TK100, Topin, Trendtek, Viczone, Visiontek, and Wirtrack

Device plugins deprecated with April 2024's release: AccuTracking, GlobalSat, Sendum, Amigo, SkyPatrol, Amwell, GlobalTrack, SmartSole, ANBTEK, Haicom, SmartTrakTech, AntzerTech, HHDTech, SolarONE, APRS, Holux, StarNet, Arvento, Icarvision, and Stellar.

/m Mobile web interface was deprecated with March 2024's release and is no longer supported. Download the Fleet app on the App Store or Google Play for the best access to our platform.

ArcGIS Geoevent Processor, Chat, and Garmin plugins were deprecated with November’s 2023 release.

Datcom, SUTRAN, and DLT Client plugins were deprecated with October 2023's release.

See the current deprecation schedule in our support portal.

Build 8648
2024-05-23

May 2024

Say hello to GpsGate’s improved in-application search! Find what you need faster with updated search capabilities and more items visible in the Main Menu.

More highlights include UI improvements to the Terminal window, enhanced localization settings, and the integration of 2 new Queclink devices.

Have you gone mobile? It's time to use the Fleet app! Visit the App Store or Google Play to download and update.

GpsGate users stay ahead with an updated platform. See our May Beta Release Notes for all the details. Read on for more highlights!

New

Now it’s easier to find what you need. Main Menu changes combined with our new in-application search make finding elements in GpsGate more intuitive. These updates apply to both Cloud and On-site platforms.

New in-application search

  • Add a new search field to the center of the navigation bar
  • Launch search with cmd + k (Mac) or ctrl + k (Windows) keyboard shortcuts
  • View selector is moving to the right of the navigation bar
  • Application selector is moving to the left of the navigation bar

Reorganized Main Menu

  • Sub-menu items now appear when hovering over Accounts Settings, Diagnostics, Logs, and Maps and Geocoders in Site Admin
  • Reporting under Site Admin is renamed to Scheduled Reports
  • User settings moved under Main Menu → Username
  • Billing settings moved to Site Admin → Billing

Device Plugins

Our agile device team is always ready to meet customer needs. Here are some device highlights from May:

Improved

User Experience

  • Updates to the Terminal window. Add a vehicle list to offer more insight into device commands and improve usability
  • All binary values are represented as “True” and “False” when no translation exists

Developer & System Admin

  • Include user ID when logging errors around failed login in REST API
Fixed

Bugs happen. As soon as we know about them, we fix them to ensure GpsGate continues to run smoothly.

User Experience

  • Fix a bug that prevented route geofence editing
Deprecated

Device plugins deprecated with April 2024's release: AccuTracking, GlobalSat, Sendum, Amigo, SkyPatrol, Amwell, GlobalTrack, SmartSole, ANBTEK, Haicom, SmartTrakTech, AntzerTech, HHDTech, SolarONE, APRS, Holux, StarNet, Arvento, Icarvision, and Stellar.

/m Mobile web interface was deprecated with March 2024's release and is no longer supported. Download the Fleet app on the App Store or Google Play for the best access to our platform.

ArcGIS Geoevent Processor, Chat, and Garmin plugins were deprecated with November’s 2023 release.

Datcom, SUTRAN, and DLT Client plugins were deprecated with October 2023's release.

See the current deprecation schedule in our support portal.

Build 8565
2024-04-18

April 2024

We build GpsGate so that your tracking business can thrive. Updating GpsGate this month make business operations more efficient.

With our billing partner FastSpring, we now offer automated payments so you can save time on monthly admin. What’s more? It’s easier to export customer billing from within the product.

It’s time to go mobile! Get total fleet control where you need it by directly connecting to the Fleet app from the main menu in GpsGate.

See our April Beta release notes for all the details!

Read on for more highlights!

New

Streamline fleet finances with the Billing Window

Users can now remove manual processes that come with monthly payments. Automate monthly billing to GpsGate by switching to our payment partner FastSpring. Further, Site Admins can now export CSV files to inform customer invoicing.

More highlights:

  • Automate monthly payments to GpsGate via our partner FastSpring.
  • Add support for CSV export of "Product application” and "Show per application” views in the Billing window
  • Display the number of vehicle cost contributions for Dashboard
  • Summary cards will now reflect the name of the product selected

UI updates to the Billing Window

  • Update view for multi-priced products (UI)
  • Add a scrollbar to the "Billable Units" list in the Billing Window (UI)
  • Display Dashboard sub-products in the "Show per application" view (UI)

Fleet App:

  • Link to the mobile Fleet app in the Main Menu
  • Scan QR code in the platform to sign in to the same application in Fleet app

Developer & System Admin

  • Site Admin users will now receive notifications that platform updates are available

Device Plugins

Teltonika users can now better manage resources with GpsGate's new Fuel Consumption report. Check our FU1007 Fuel Consumption report for Teltonika devices to improve fuel tracking accuracy.

Improved

User Experience

  • UI enhancements to the Events panel with Empty State text on how to get started
  • Remove default event rules when creating new applications
  • Update translations for Arabic, English, French, German, English, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, Hindi, Indonesian, and Swedish
  • Add an option to select applications when adding a new administrator
  • Bing maps: support route geofences and drawing simulator routes using the “D” key

Developer & System Admin

  • Enhance the security option with the command queue
  • Improve startup error handling
  • Remove the deprecated functionality of sending commands to unknown devices
  • Add additional application setting options when saving the application to a template
  • Enhance validation checks when creating a new site admin user
  • Prevent user lockout when modifying roles
Fixed

Bugs happen. As soon as we know about them, we fix them to ensure GpsGate continues to run smoothly.

User Experience

  • Fix Vehicle Marker when using Multi Monitor plugin
  • Fix incorrect formatting of "Description" column in the CSV file from the User Search window
  • Fix image block issue for images read via FTP
  • Clicking on the map in Vehicle Status now closes the pop-over when using Google Maps or ArcGIS Maps
  • Fix issue preventing the mobile landing page from loading

Developer & System Admin

  • Fix privileges check when editing users
  • Fix updating a device's OneWire Sensor IDs when any OneWire ID is updated or removed
  • Fix REST authentication
  • Fix device's OneWire variables list when updating user by disconnecting assigned devices
  • Fix the issue when enabling the _Administrator privilege
  • Fix crash in Batch Edit User flow related to Status Indicator and Icon Sets
Deprecated

Deprecate AccuTracking, GlobalSat, Sendum, Amigo, SkyPatrol, Amwell, GlobalTrack, SmartSole, ANBTEK, Haicom, SmartTrakTech, AntzerTech, HHDTech, SolarONE, APRS, Holux, StarNet, Arvento, Icarvision, and Stellar device plugins

/m Mobile web interface has been deprecated and is no longer supported. Download the Fleet app on the App Store or Google Play for the best access to our platform.

ArcGIS Geoevent Processor, Chat, and Garmin plugins were deprecated with November’s 2023 release.

Datcom, SUTRAN, and DLT Client plugins were deprecated with October 2023's release.

See the current deprecation schedule in our support portal.

Build 8441
2024-03-14

March 2024

Event rules in GpsGate solve countless fleet challenges daily. After updating this month, users can create speeding event rules with geofences in a few clicks. Maximizing event rule potential and gaining valuable fleet insights has never been easier in GpsGate.

Other highlights include faster handling of device commands, streamlined localization, and UI updates.

Do you use the /m mobile interface? If so, it's time to move to the Fleet app! The /m is no longer supported. Our app allows you to operate your fleet from anywhere with real-time updates, trip history, and live push notifications. Visit the Google Play and App stores to download the Fleet app today - it's free!

GpsGate users stay ahead with an updated platform. See our March Beta Release Notes here for all the details!

Read on for more March highlights!

New

Faster Event Rule Setup

Creating speeding event rules with geofences can now be done within a few clicks. Maximize event rule potential, and simplify collecting valuable fleet insights in GpsGate.

Some highlights:

  • Users can quickly create speeding event rules by clicking on Main Menu → Admin → Event Rules → Select Speeding Event Rule from the dropdown menu
  • After creating a new event rule, closing the success screen will open the Events panel
  • Tags are not created if all vehicles are selected in the dropdown list when generating quick speeding event rules

Developer & System Admin

Improved handling of commands to the device:

  • SiteAdmin → Diagnostic → Terminal → Queue has been split into "Device Commands" and "System Tasks"
  • Data sent directly from Terminal will now be logged for auditing
  • Queueable is now the default setting when creating new commands. Queueable commands are queued for 48 hours by default but can be configured from 1 minute to 72 hours. A queued command will be delivered to the device when it connects if it is offline when sent
  • Internet is the default transport when creating new commands
  • The empty first step command is now removed since the new default behavior achieves the same behavior
  • Available transports have been changed to Internet, SMS, and IDP (ORBCOM). A command will be delivered regardless if the device is connected via UDP or TCP when the Internet is selected
  • Simplified language installation and management for Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish

Device Plugins

GpsGate’s device team had another busy month. We fixed several device plugins and a couple of new device integrations.

Some highlights include:

Improved

User Experience

  • Clicking the map now hides the Vehicle Status popover window
  • Maps now automatically center based on the user's location when there are no devices in the selected application
  • Toast notifications will be shown longer by default
  • Add some additional icons to the vehicle marker icon picker

Developer & System Admin

  • Disable the Abort button in the Terminal for direct commands
Fixed

There’s no avoiding bugs in software development. When we know about them, we fix them to ensure GpsGate continues to run smoothly.


Developer & System Admin

  • Fix privileges check when editing users
  • Fix updating a device's OneWire Sensor IDs when any OneWire ID is updated or removed
Deprecated

/m Mobile web interface has been deprecated and is no longer supported. Download the Fleet app on the App Store or Google Play for the best access to our platform.

ArcGIS Geoevent Processor, Chat, and Garmin plugins were deprecated with November’s 2023 release.

Datcom, SUTRAN, and DLT Client plugins were deprecated with October 2023's release.

See the current deprecation schedule in our support portal.

Build 8333
2024-02-15

February 2024

Driving GpsGate’s February release are more updates to our Maintenance feature. Fleet managers can now change costs during or after service tasks, and add historical services to vehicles within GpsGate to keep more holistic records of upkeep.

Want to keep vehicles road-ready? GpsGate Cloud users can enable and configure Maintenance in the platform via the Store.

Other highlights from February include 17 new device integrations and a facelift to the GpsGate store.

GpsGate users stay ahead with an updated platform. Do you use the Fleet App? Visit the Google Play and App stores to update. See our February Beta Release Notes here for all the details!

Read on for more highlights from February!

New

Maintenance (GpsGate Cloud Premium Feature)

Resource costs change. Two service stations may sell tires or oil at different prices, so we made it possible to change costs during and after service tasks to account for this. What’s more? GpsGate Cloud users can now add historical services within the Maintenance feature to keep a better record of vehicle upkeep. Here are some more highlights:

  • Add an option to add an old service via the vehicle right-click menu in the Maintenance feature
  • Add an option to change the total cost for resources in tasks
  • Introduce Next Service instead of First Service
  • Simplify the Maintenance panel and setup for service schedules
  • Enhance the usability of the feature

Developer & System Admin

  • Remove Maps and Geocoders sub-menu items. System Admins will now open the settings page by clicking on Maps and Geocoders in the menu. Items in the previous sub-menu can now be found in the application's Main menu
  • Installations that have been updated from beta.gpsgate.com will no longer receive updates automatically (this affects all GpsGate Cloud and On-site platforms)

Device Plugins

Whether it’s hardware supporting asset tracking or stolen vehicle recovery our device team stays responsive to the needs of our fleet partners. This month, they added an impressive 17 new devices to GpsGate’s platform. Here are the highlights:

Improved

Developer & System Admin

  • Add IDP protocol support for Orbcomm
  • Make _RemoveApplication command idempotent
  • Improve REST API stability
  • UI improvements to the GpsGate Store
Fixed

There’s no avoiding bugs in software development. When we know about them, we fix them to ensure GpsGate continues to run smoothly.

User Experience

  • Fix a bug that caused Role descriptions in the Edit User form not to show
  • Fix an issue where OneWire IDs fail to update when the list of OneWire variables is reassigned on the Edit Device page

Developer & System Admin

  • Fix a download image issue on Camera plugin
  • Fix a bug causing the TrackPoint tooltip to malfunction
  • Fix faulty Custom Fields updates for users in the REST API
  • Fix faulty error messages in the GpsGate Store
  • Fix a bug that prevented the Report chart from being fully visible in SiteAdmin (Legacy)
Deprecated

ArcGIS GeoEvent Processor, Chat, and Garmin plugins were deprecated with November’s 2023 release.

Datcom, SUTRAN, and DLT Client plugins were deprecated with October 2023's release.

Archiving was deprecated with January 2023's release.

Removed Passenger Manager plugin with April 2023's release.

SOAP for reporting is now removed. REST API should be used.

See the current deprecation schedule in our support portal.

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