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ELEMNT Software Updates

23 Aug 2017
ELEMNT WF42-1628

PLANNED WORKOUTS

ELEMNT can now perform planned/structured workouts.  Choose one of the built-in workouts or sync your upcoming training schedule from TrainingPeaks or Today's Plan. After selecting a workout from the PLANNED WORKOUTS section under the SETTINGS screen, ELEMNT will guide you through the workout highlighting your target efforts via the fields, LEDs, sounds, popup notifications and the target effort graph. At any time in the workout, you can pause your plan and also skip forward and back through the planned intervals.

ANT+ FE-C SUPPORT

ELEMNT can now connect to FE-C trainers via ANT+

18 July 2017
ELEMNT WF42-1507

ELEMNT LIVE TRACKING UPDATE. MORE DATA & PRIVACY CONTROLS

  • The Live Track site now shows more data including your breadcrumb trail, route, live ride data and charts.
  • You can continue to share your permanent link, though we have introduced a new temporary link that will expire at the end of the day. Once expired, the link will no longer be able to track you.
  • The link that is auto-posted to Facebook, Twitter and email is a temporary link that will expire at the end of the day.
  • You can manually expire all your links (both permanent and temporary) as well as opt-out of being shown as a 'nearby rider' on other people's map page.
  • Any previous links you have shared with your friends and family have now expired. You will need to share new links with them.

OTHER

  • Fixed an issue where starting certain routes on KICKR would cause a 100% resistance command sent to KICKR
  • Fix issue where the ELEMNT would auto-switch to the lap page if the lap page was disabled in the companion app
  • Fix an issue where ELEMNT would forget your gear’s teeth-count configuration
  • Improved translations
  • Improve Strava Segment notifications so long Segment names properly resize to maintain readability

6 June 2017

ELEMNT WF42-1422

  • Strava Live Suffer Score data field (Strava Premium)
  • Improved the accuracy of Strava Live Segments on the ahead/behind (Strava Premium)
  • Cadence: Setting, from the companion app, to include or exclude zero's in the average calculations
  • Improved route syncing
  • Improved the quality of the data after a mid-workout shutdown and restart 
  • Fixed an issue where a bad pressure sample could corrupt your elevation and grade data
  • Fixed an issue where a bad power sample could corrupt your power data
  • Fixed some issues transferring workouts to the companion app
  • Many other bug fixes

3 April 2017
ELEMNT WF42-1344
ELEMNT BOLT WB09-1344

  • Fix incorrect elevation data after mid workout shutdown and recovery
  • Improve some button labels to fit better for various languages
  • Base the LEDs and power zone calculations on the 3-second average power, not instantaneous power
  • Update some compliance informationImprove some translations
  • Reset to OUTDOOR mode on startup. Lots of reports of people accidentally riding in INDOOR mode and not having GPS
  • Fix issue where call/SMS/email notifications were hidden behind the workout paused notification

ELEMNT BOLT WB09-1337 - 14 March 2017

  • We are happy to announce the WAHOO ELEMNT BOLT!
  • We will now be including the release notes for both ELEMNT and ELEMNT BOLT here

ELEMNT WF42-1337 - 17 February 2017

  • Improved fonts
  • The SMS and email notifications can now be read in a full-screen window
  • Added the ability to cycle from the bottom back to the top of menus
  • You can now have 11 fields on the main pages

ELEMNT WF42-1245 - 11 January 2017

  • Fixes an approximately 20-second hang sometimes seen on ELEMNT startup
  • Improved elevation algorithm to detect and correct long period elevation drift

ELEMNT WF42-1219 - 14 December 2016

  • Fixed an issue causing some sensors to take a long time to connect after bootup
  • Map will now honor the user's auto-rotate setting for all zoom levels
  • Improved translations

 

ELEMNT WF42-1217 - 17 November 2016

Summary
  • Route Me Anywhere: On the Companion App, enter a destination, address, or point of interest to generate a route optimized for cycling, complete with turn-by-turn navigation.
  • Back to Start: Either on the ELEMNT or the Companion App, selecting this option will create a route back to your ride's starting point, on the same way you came.
  • Route Sync via Bluetooth: All the magic of Wi-Fi route syncing can now be done over Bluetooth! Send any route to your ELEMNT with only your smartphone.
 
Routes
  • Ride any route in reverse
  • Ride route back to start along breadcrumb path
  • Support for importing GPX, TCX and FIT route files via USB
  • Support for selecting route from companion app
  • Support for sending any route from companion app to ELEMNT using Bluetooth (no Wifi)
  • Support for "Route Me Anywhere" routes from companion app
  • Fixed OFF Route notification only staying on for a short time
  • Fixed Komoot roundabout exit number
  • Improvements to RideWithGPS turn by turn parsing
  • Fixed distance to go not updating on route detail screen
Share
  • Disable support Garmin Connect (they are no longer allowing us to upload files)
  • Fixed issues with some RideWithGPS passwords
Workouts
  • Fixed issue with distance not incrementing after workout recovery
  • Fixed Normalized Power, IF and TSS calculations
  • Improved ANT+ Connection
Other
  • Greatly improved UI responsiveness
  • Improved battery life
  • Tweak LED brightness
  • Added LED settings to ELEMNT menu
  • Several other crash and stability improvements
  • Localisation fixes

 

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ELEMNT WF42-1012 - 31 August 2016

This marks our 15th public release since February and its primary focus has been some great additional 3rd party support along with a heap of data fields requested by our users. Enjoy!

 

BestBikeSplit (http://bestbikesplit.com)

  • Sync Course and Race plans from BestBikeSplit
  • BestBikeSplit advanced KICKR simulation
    - Simulated weather conditions
    - Road Rolling Resistance
    - Wind Effect
    - Air density
    - Rider drag
    - Dynamic weight during long courses

 

Komoot (http://komoot.de)

  • Sync Tours from Komoot with turn by turn directions. Komoot provides a unique, high quality routing engine with some great additional information like road surface.

 

Updates and Fixes

  • Support for 6, 7 & 8 Power zones including LED indication of current zone
  • Re-order history so power is higher up the list
  • Fixed issue with some of the history detail being cut off
  • Disable live segments for Flagged Segments
  • Updated some translations based on user feedback
  • Added Thai language support
  • Fixed continuous beeps on some route turns. Beep once when the banner is shown and once again just before the turn.
  • Fixed layout of TurnByTurn banner on map page with no data fields
  • Fixed Ride Recovery from not recovering after reboot

 

45 New Data Fields!!

  • Distance (last lap)
  • Total Ascent (last lap)
  • Total Descent (last lap)
  • Grade (workout average, lap average, last lap average)
  • Power (last lap average)
  • Power/FTP % (instant, workout, lap, last-lap, 3sec, 5sec, 20sec & 30sec)
  • Watts/kg (workout average, lap average, last lap average)
  • L/R Balance (last lap)
  • L/R Balance fields now formatted with 2 values. eg 55/45
  • Pedal Smoothness (current, workout, lap, last lap) + include in FIT file
  • Torque Effectiveness (current, workout, lap, last lap) + include in FIT file
  • Normalised Power (Lap & Last Lap)
  • Intensity Factor data field now has 2 decimal places
  • Torque (workout average, lap average, last lap average)
  • Heart rate (last lap average)
  • Speed (last lap average)
  • Cadence (last lap average)
  • Power (Time in Zone graphic)
  • Added time in Power zone to FIT file
  • Heart rate (Time in Zone graphic)
  • Target Power (BestBikeSplit Races)
  • Target Speed (BestBikeSplit Races)
  • Routes distance to go
  • Routes distance to next cue

 

 

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ELEMNT WF42-873 - 16th August 2016

  • Fixed issue with RideWithGPS Pinned Routes not syncing when user has Pinned rides
  • Fixed several rare crashes
  • Improved localisations 

 

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ELEMNT WF42-870 - 3rd August 2016

STRAVA Live Segments!

ELEMNT is now fully integrated with Strava Live Segments to give you accurate progress status and the Final Push to beat your goals

- Starred segments on your Strava account wirelessly upload to ELEMNT
- Notifications prior to a segment start so you don't miss a second
- See your status on the segment vs. the Leader, your PR, and your friends as the segment progresses
- ELEMNT allows you to ride Routes & Strava Live Segments simultaneously
- Get a Final Push when you are close to hitting a goal so you never miss an opportunity to be your very best.


Other Great additions

- Added LED/Buzzer to START workout reminding
- Added Turn by Turn buzzer and increased LED brightness
- Added support for PINNED routes from RideWithGPS
- Added support for TCX Routes
- Added Sporttracks.mobi uploads
- Added background recovery to repair FIT files
- Added recovery % progress and cancel button (sends to background)
- Improved ANT+ Connection management
- Fixed: Improved auto-upload logic for better performance
- Fixed: Wifi not turning off after uploads finished
- Fixed: Improved support for roundabouts in turn by turn.
- Fixed: Added confirmation before adding data fields when pairing new sensor
- Fixed: Duplicate power fields when using with KICKR
- Fixed issue with gaps in temperature data.


iOS 1.4.0

- All new History detail, graphs and data
- Added support for showing Strava Segment results
- Added support for importing TCX Routes
- Fixed battery drain issues


Android 1.4.0

- All new History detail, graphs and data
- Added support for showing Strava Segment results
- Added support for importing TCX Routes

 

                                  

 

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iOS 1.3.3 - 12th July 2016

  • Fixed: Crash when viewing some history detail.
  • Fixed: issue uploading to third party sites.

iOS 1.3.1 - 27th June 2016

A bug fix release to fix some pesky crash issues.

  • Fixed: Mixed units was not changing height. 
  • Fixed: Crash bug checking Wahoo Sensors for firmware upgrade. 
  • Fixed: Crash when deleting workout on ELEMNT.

 

ELEMNT WF42-630 - 23rd June 2016

  • Fixed crash loop bug in workout recovery
  • Fixed bug that caused Recovering Workout to Display on start up 

 

ELEMNT WF42-628 - 15th June 2016

Routes/Maps

  • Added support for Turn by Turn navigation (RideWithGPS only)
  • Improvements to Route following especially out and back routes
  • Added support for up to 6 data fields on map workout page
  • After selecting a route it now goes straight back to the map view
  • Added a new "Selected" route view with full cue sheet if available
  • Added ability to sort routes by date, proximity and starred
  • Fixed issue of deleted routes not clearing from ELEMNT

Workout

  • Added notification if moving but have not started a workout
  • Added support powering off your ELEMNT mid-workout
  • Added option to delete workout if under time/distance thresholds
  • Scroll through workout history on ELEMNT

Configuration

  • Added support for mixed units. e.g distance miles, temp deg C, elevation in metres
  • Added support for connecting to hidden Wifi networks (using SSID/password)
  • Added support for manually switching between known Wifi networks with companion app
  • Added support for showing SSIDs longer than 16 characters
  • Added low storage warning

Sensor Support

  • Added support for configuring gear ratios (from companion app)
  • Improved support for PowerTap P1 and Polar Look power meters
  • Added support for PowerCal
  • Fixed issue of Normalized Power spikes
  • Added clock drift compensation for sensor device clocks
  • Fixed issue with sensor info in FIT file all having manufacturer set to Wahoo
  • Added support for a single front gear (Shifting profile)

UI/UX Tweaks

  • Optimized power calibration by skipping "prepare" page
  • Fixed menu selection not visible when backing out of menus
  • Fixed issue with P1 battery status showing incorrect labels
  • Remove battery status for KICKR devices
  • Added firmware information to sensor info page
  • Fixed issue with battery information not updating if status page is open

I am sure I must have missed something

  • Other bug fixes and enhancements ;-)

 

iOS 1.3.0 (74) - 15th June 2016

Make sure you update your ELEMNT, most of the goodness comes from the update above!

  • New - Add up to 6 fields on the map page.
  • New - You can now have mixed units. e.g distance miles, temp deg C, elevation in metres.
  • New - You can now update your firmware for Wahoo sensors within companion app.
  • New - Configure Electronic gears.
  • New - You can now delete routes.
  • New - Upload to Dropbox (from companion only).
  • New - Can now connect to a hidden WiFi network.
  • New - Delete workouts - workouts deleted on companion or ELEMNT are deleted everywhere.
  • Fixed - Crash on customize pages.
  • Fixed - Can now set crank length & wheel size for sensors.
  • Fixed - Numerous other bug fixes.

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ELEMNT WF42-435 - 7th June 2016

This is a firmware update for ELEMNT and fixes two very important issues. There are no changes to the ELEMNT app.

  • Fixed short (2-10sec) sensor and phone connection dropouts.
  • Fixed LED flicker

Note: The ELEMNT may take a few minutes to boot after installing this update, a progress bar will be shown on the screen.

 

iOS 1.2.6 (68) - 24th May 2016

  • Fixed authentication to Today's Plan
  • Fixed a bug preventing some people from customizing their pages

ELEMNT WF38-435 - 16th May 2016

  • Fixed issue of WiFi network being forgotten
  • Fixed issue of WiFi not connecting 
  • Adding new sensor is no longer blocked by WiFi activity
  • Improved translations
  • Improved stability and fixed a couple rare crashes

iOS 1.2.5 (67) - 16th May 2016

  • RideWithGPS now using the FIT file
  • Fixed issue with Auto-Lap time not matching ELEMNT
  • Added support for new authentication/upload for TrainingPeaks
  • Improved UI loading when opening the app from the background
  • Improved UI for ELEMNT disconnects and BT disabled.
  • Improvements to translations
  • Several other small UI/UX improvements and spelling errors.

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ELEMNT WF38-420 / iOS 1.2.4 (60) / Android 1.2.0.12 - 4th May 2016

Focusing on improving the ELEMNT’s mapping, workout recording, syncing and sharing, the ELEMNT WF38-420 (and companion app) release includes the following core updates:

  • FIT on the Fly  (New & improved method for transferring ride data to the app/cloud) Allows for exceptionally faster and more reliable data syncing.
  • Map Management - Add/remove world maps to the ELEMNT’s built-in memory.
  • Map Rotation - Allowing riders to orient the map according to the direction they are currently traveling as well as the current North-facing setting, users can now toggle between the two via the ELEMNT companion app.
  • Map Style Improvements - The map page will now keep trails/local roads displayed on the screen for an additional two zoom levels.
  • Improved Tracking - More data points will improve the accuracy of 'bread-crumb' navigation.

To update to the current firmware, you’ll need to connect your ELEMNT to your home network and then navigate to the setup menu where you’ll press the 'System Info' option, followed by the 'Check' option that will appear when the current firmware version is highlighted.

Full change log below:

 

ELEMNT WF38-420

  • Big improvements to sync speed and reliability.
  • Fixes missing/mismatched values between ELEMNT, the phone and 3rd Party sites
  • Always have access to the original FIT data on any device, any time.
  • Added all new history detail post workout with all your stats (automatically shown post workout)
  • Added option to always rotate the Map in your direction of travel
  • Maps: Keep roads, cycle paths, trails and footways around at higher zoom levels
  • Maps: Fixed rendering issues of bridges
  • Maps: Fixed rendering issues of some types of trails
  • Improved speed of UI updates of power data
  • Fixed issue with Routes not syncing from phone apps (via Wahoo Cloud)
  • Fixed several missing and incorrect localisations (let us know if you find any)
  • iOS notifications are not dismissed on ELEMNT when read on iPhone
  • Fixed issue with time format not matching users (phone) settings
  • Improved styling of menus
  • Improved formatting of data fields for consistency
  • Changed FIT file name format to follow industry standard
  • Fixed issue with Route taking a very long time to load
  • Improved support for TrainingPeaks login
  • Fixed a few crashes when navigating menus

iOS Companion App 1.2.4 (60)

  • Added auto-upload support from the phone
  • Much improved sync speed and reliability
  • Added ability to manage maps on ELEMNT (Add/Remove/Update)
  • Added FIT file export to all share sites and email
  • Added elevation chart to history detail view
  • Added charging reminding for ELEMNT
  • Added notifications for new ELEMNT software updates
  • Improved share site UI
  • Fixes for missing/mismatched values between ELEMNT/Phone
  • Fixed support for re-ordering/deleting custom pages
  • Fixed issues with 3rd party site credentials not being synced with ELEMNT
  • Fixed support for syncing Routes when using Facebook sign in
  • Fixed updating Live Tracking when finishing workout
  • Added iOS low storage warning
  • Fixed several pesky user reported crashes

Android Companion App 1.2.0.12

  • Much improved sync speed and reliability
  • Fixes for missing/mismatched values between ELEMNT/Phone
  • Added auto-upload support from the phone
  • Added support for setting power meter crank length
  • Added ability to manage maps on ELEMNT (Add/Remove/Update)
  • Fixed a crash when uploading to Training Peaks
  • Improved localizations
  • General stability and UI improvements


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ELEMNT WF38-228 - 31st March 2016

  • Fixed issue with languages being reset to English when connecting to iOS.
  • Fixed 0 Watts not being recorded when coasting (crank/pedal power meters).
  • Fixed Xsec/Xmin Moving power averages, now based from absolute time not active time.
  • Fixed some issues with Normalised and TSS values being very high

ELEMNT WF38-221 - 23rd March 2016

 

SRAM eTap and Di2 Gear information SM02 Support

 

ELEMNT WF38-219 - 18th March 2016

  • Added Smoothed Torque field
  • Added 3s/5s/10s/20s/30s/1min/5min/20min/30min/1hr Avg Power fields
  • Added LED & Audio alerts to Lap events
  • Added better audio alerts for pause/resume.
  • Added map scale bar
  • Added new battery icon when ELEMNT is on charge
  • Added support for latest KICKR firmware (1.4.40.0)
  • Added KICKR no-control mode for when using with 3rd party software at the same time
  • Added sensor information page to display ID, Network and other info
  • Hide Map and Climb page when connected to a KICKR and not in Route mode.
  • Improved consistency in AVG/MAX/LAP titles
  • Improved support for latest Wahoo Cadence (>=2.0.16)
  • Improved auto-pause logic to remove false pauses.
  • Fixed map detail in London, Paris & Amsterdam.
  • Fixed climb graph scaling
  • Fixed with with temperature readings being 5C/9F too high.
  • Fixed 0 average speed and average power values on display.
  • Fixed crash when quickly cycling through workout pages
  • Fixed pairing ANT+ HR when >25 sensors are in range.
  • Fixed KJ value being 4x too high.
  • Fixed reporting of ELEMNT version to companion apps.

ELEMNT WF38-164 - 25th Feb 2016

  • Fixed false auto-pauses on some sensor dropouts
  • Fix for Polar BT sensors

 

ELEMNT WF34-162 - 12th Feb 2016

  • Improved speed of workout transfer to companion app.
  • Improved handling when you lose/forget your speed sensor magnet.
  • Removed LED function override when pairing a power meter.
  • Removed TSS/KJ fields override when pairing power meter.
  • Fixed Bluetooth connection stability to phone and sensors
  • Fixed Bluetooth error causing required reboot
  • Fixed network communications on some wifi networks.
  • Fixed reconnection of ANT+ Speed & Cadence sensor.
  • Fixed crash when stopping sensor (ANT+) discovery.
  • Fixed issue with temperature sensor starting.
  • Fixed crash when closing the route menu.
  • Fixed FIT file not visible up on USB after ride.
  • Fixed crash when importing route from ride history (via companion app).
  • Fixed crash when finishing very long workout (8+ hours).

ELEMNT WF29-142 - Initial Release

 

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