Release Note for Layar v6.0 on iPhone

On 18th Nov 2011, we launched layar v6.0 to the appstore. Please see the changes in this major release:

New features:

  • Detect, Track, and view Augments on real world objects with Layar Vision
  • Visual Search of Layar Content of Vision enabled layers
  • Layers As Start Page: Better accessibility to the Layar catalogue and search functions
  • Improved Augmented Reality View:
    • More screen real estate available through radar redesign
    • Thumbnail Clue menu accessible to users for Vision enabled layers
    • Accuracy and Range hidden under press on radar
    • Modified results messaging to include Vision augments
  • Updated opening screen to explain Visual Search to users
  • Removed older Welcome Tutorial as they were outdated

Fixed bugs:

  • POIs are jumping around on the radar and in AR view. (MAIN-3318)
  • POI level sharing does not work properly when a layer has "show filters before launching layer" is enabled. (QAREV-211)
  • "refreshInterval" is ignored when there is no POI returned in the initial getPOI response (QAREV-210)
  • Layer level 'Action' icon is disabled when accessing layer outside layar. (QAREV-206)
  • "refreshinterval" is ignored after changing views (from camera to map, map to list, etc) (MAIN-2331)
  • No indication that objects are being downloaded in camera view. (MAIN-1423)
  • Layar crashed after changing the filter settings. (MAIN-4104)
  • screenshots on iPhone were processed in .png format which do not contain EXIF data. (MAIN-2317)
  • showDialog always in portrait (MAIN-2509)
  • BIW not shown after refresh. (MAIN-2510)
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