Polaris Guidance Systems, LLC


Software updates

Version 8.81: (March 13, 2018)

NOTE: Version 7.10 and above requires additional software components to be installed. If the installation fails to install any of these components the installation will abort and the software will not be updated. The currently installed version of the software will still operate as before.

Version 7.31

Version 7.31: (April 17, 2017)

NOTE: If the newer version did not install correctly then revert back to this last known working version for your system

Unknown operating system

NOTE: In some cases, after installing, you may have to reload the browser window to view correctly (press F5) or click the icon in Firefox

Version History

Version 8.81: (March 13, 2018)

  • Fixed: TVD checkbox on plot configuration page
  • Added: Ability to bypass all page length limits and generate a singe PDF plot page

Version 8.80: (February 26, 2018)

  • Fixed: XLS and XLSX headers not being disabled
  • Fixed: Error generating both XLS and XLSX files on same Email
  • Fixed: PTB bit projection showing up as regular survey in the subject line of Email

Version 8.79: (February 21, 2018)

  • Fixed: 6-axis sensor data lining up in the LAS file (note: Ensure "Maximum Gap" is set to 1)
  • Changed: Removed "Taken at Survey" selection in the WITS ID configuration for "Depth Tracking" (defaults to "Bit Depth")

Version 8.78: (February 20, 2018)

  • Fixed: duplicate last-survey entries on LAS file output
  • Fixed: XLS WITS data decimal point precision taken from configuration

Version 8.77: (February 13, 2018)

  • Fixed: Start and end dates on PDF survey report
  • Fixed: Right side logo on survey report covering dates
  • Added: "Clear Text" to clear HTML Email signature editor of corrupt data

Version 8.76: (February 12, 2018)

  • Added: Build and turn to survey reports

Version 8.75: (February 1, 2018)

  • Added: Email interface to Thunderbird Email client

Version 8.74: (January 30, 2018)

  • Fixed: Temperature data plot causing printer to get corrupted

Version 8.73: (January 29, 2018)

  • Fixed: PDF survey report appended to the end of plots when using date/time suffixes for file names
  • Fixed: LAS surveys not showing same data columns as CSV file arrangement

Version 8.72: (December 29, 2017)

  • Fixed: Email message not including PTB survey

Version 8.71: (December 19, 2017)

  • Fixed: removed header line every 10 lines for XLS output

Version 8.70: (December 14, 2017)

  • Fixed: Email XLS,csv,pdf attachments are old versions

Version 8.69: (December 7, 2017)

  • Fixed: Special characters in email message (degree symbol)

Version 8.68: (December 4, 2017)

  • Fixed: Survey storage of WITS IDs

Version 8.67: (December 4, 2017)

  • Fixed: Changed inc/azm on track 3 to 2 decimal place precision
  • Added: Popup system diagnostics when mouse hovers over serial port lights (monitor)
  • Added: Black lights for serial ports that are not opened (monitor tab)

Version 8.66: (November 29, 2017)

  • Fixed: Guest login plotting, etc.
  • Fixed: Zero dogleg with 0 delta inc but delta azimuth not zero

Version 8.65: (November 27, 2017)

  • Added: Office version by setting option value on security key to 1

Version 8.64: (November 21, 2017)

  • Fixed: Email default message and signature editor not working on Chrome
  • Fixed: Email attachments for new email composer
  • Fixed: Put Email button back on top menu
  • Fixed: Formatting for LAS preset in Email list
  • Fixed: several other issues
  • Added: Recall the last LAS preset used
  • Added: Ordered WITS configuration to show last modified on top
  • Changed: Survey data does not update anymore. Allows user to enter data manually

Version 8.63: (November 17, 2017)

  • Fixed: NEW Survey storage on Ubuntu 12.04 laptops not working
  • Added: Scale wrapping for logarithmic tracks

Version 8.62: (November 16, 2017)

  • Fixed: Exponential notation show on near zero dogleg

Version 8.61: (November 8, 2017)

  • Fixed: Monitoring screen lockup after restoring database

Version 8.60: (November 1, 2017)

  • Changed: Re-introduced the new survey data storage user interface
  • Added: Manually operated slide indicator to the real-time display
  • Changed: scripts do not repeat... when input wits id is received only
  • Fixed: Lock-up problem when trying to plot Azimuthal with no data
  • Fixed: PTB markers on Email data
  • Added: All standard "07" wits ids can now be plotted. 0723 is internally reserved for VS

Version 8.52: (October 21, 2017)

  • Fixed: No dogleg when no delta inc but has delta azm
  • Enhancement: Version 8.0 and above can now use the new survey data storage system

Version 8.44: (October 5, 2017)

  • Fixed: Dynamic azimuthal: removed spikes in data causing errors in imaging
  • Added: 2-bin azimuthal imaging by assuming left/right is 1/2 of the difference of up/down

Version 8.43: (October 4, 2017)

  • Fixed: Real-time monitor locks up when no azimuthal data available
  • Fixed: Slow (and sometimes never) get System Utils opened (hamachi timeout)

Version 8.41: (September 25, 2017)

  • Fixed: Error using apostrophe character in Email address
  • Fixed: Slide indicator script

Version 8.40: (September 18, 2017)

  • Fixed: WITSML server push

Version 8.32: (August 22, 2017)

  • Finally fixed: survey having exactly the sames inc/azm causes survey calculations and TVD plot to behave erratically/incorrect/zero results
  • Fixed: ECD script now correctly pulls TVD (0709) from the survey data
  • Fixed: WITS IDs using "Constant" values now works properly too
  • Changed: Logplot: A wider range of thickness on grid lines, Also made them all a dark gray so they don't overshadow the data

Version 8.3: (August 16, 2017)

  • added: depths received from rig limited to 40,000 feet. Beyond that is an error
  • changed: azimuthal algorithm to use color chart
  • many fixes and cleaning up

Version 8.20: (August 1, 2017)

  • added: Data editor: click-to-center on image to center the data column on left
  • added: Monitoring: Send WITS ID and value to serial ports
  • added: list-item view of WITS ID configurations (v8 up)
  • fixed: Constants for scripting (ie: ECD)
  • general: visual and support-orientated improvements (especially for chrome users)

Version 8.18: (July 21, 2017)

  • fixed: azimuthal plot

Version 8.17: (July 18, 2017)

  • fixed: Contact deletion and modification

Version 8.16: (July 17, 2017)

  • added: Send test Email in the contacts tab
  • added: Inbox checker button in the contacts tab
  • fixed: SlideIndicator.sh script and plotting

Version 8.15: (July 11, 2017)

  • added: User selectable output to MWD DECODER port. (Same as RIG WITS but only WITS records 01 and 02)
  • changed: Re-arranged the LAS tab to make it a little easier to understand
  • fixed: Math error whan calculating surveys with 2-identical inclinations
  • added: Additional Email diagnostics including Email address checker
  • changed: Automatically insert a user "polaris" with password "polaris" into the database after sending a Hamachi request to support

Version 8.12: (July 6, 2017)

  • added: script for SlideIndicator.sh (8.0 and above)
  • added: density tics for azimuthal image in track 1
  • added: curve plotting on top of azimuthal image (curves 6-8)
  • changed: System Utilities' System Info tab now updates every 2 seconds
  • fixed: Hamachi control problems

Version 8.11: (June 27, 2017)

  • fixed: LAS correct for TVD: data that starts before the first survey in the first column of the LAS file
    			is set to null value. This version interpolates a straight-line TVD curve for that depth range THEN it
    			corrects using the surveys.

Version 8.10: (June 19, 2017)

  • added: Azimuthal imaging (8.0 and above)
  • added: WYSIWYG Email editor (8.0 up)
  • added: Hamachi VPN integration (8.0 and above)
  • changed: Logplotting: All curves show on each track instead of tabs for each
  • added: Expanded system information in the System Utilities section
Copyright Notice: This software update is owned by Polaris Guidance Systems, LLC (“Polaris”) in its entirety, and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. By downloading this software update you acknowledge and agree that it may only be used in conjunction with the Polaris remote direction system being updated and any other use is strictly prohibited by law. For greater certainty and to eliminate any doubt, you are advised and acknowledge and agree that you shall not adapt, edit, change, transform, publish, republish, copy, distribute or redistribute this software update (in any form or media).The automated and/or systematic collection of data from this website is prohibited. Polaris takes the protection of its copyright very seriously and in the event that Polaris discovers that you have used its copyright materials in contravention of the terms and conditions set forth above, Polaris may bring legal proceedings against you seeking monetary damages, legal costs and an injunction to prohibit you from engaging in any further breach or non-performance of such terms and conditions.