OpenHD Release Notes

OpenHD 2.5 Changelog

  1. Selectable bind phrase in the OpenHD Image Writer:

    Now you can easily customize the bind phrase during image writing, providing you with increased flexibility and convenience.

  2. Enhanced telemetry security:

    Telemetry is now always encrypted, ensuring the utmost security. Additionally, video encryption is made optional, granting users more control over their system.

  3. Improved RF Metrics:
    • Foreign PPS tracking
    • Channel analysis enhancements
    • Improved handling of polluted channels and bitrate overshoot by cameras (Throttle)
  4. Betaflight support:

    OpenHD now includes support for Betaflight, expanding compatibility and functionality.

  5. Inav Mavlink Improvements:
    • Improved Inav Mavlink support with enhanced Mavlink sysid handling.
  6. TPI (TX Power Index) improvements:
    • Better handling of TPI (TX power index) for RTL8812AU, optimizing wireless performance.
  7. Frequency and bandwidth improvements:
    • Refined frequency selection with a shift to the standard FPV range, making DJI/Walksnail and analog antennas more usable.
    • Enhanced bandwidth synchronization (20MHz / 40MHz) for improved performance.
  8. Simplified STBC / LDPC Selection:
    • Streamlined selection processes for STBC (Space-Time Block Coding) and LDPC (Low-Density Parity-Check) to enhance the user experience.
  9. Build system and dependency improvements:
    • Optimized build system using CMake and reduced dependencies, contributing to a more efficient and lightweight application.
  10. Air recordings naming enhancement:
    • Improved naming conventions for air recordings for better organization and clarity.
  11. UI enhancements:
    • Improved layouting for a more intuitive user interface.
    • Clearer and more understandable names for various functions.
    • Scaling fixes for a seamless experience across different devices.
  12. New HUD widgets and features:
    • Introduction of multiple HUD widgets, including performance horizon and rate quick select.
    • New features like auto-hiding of the mouse pointer for a cleaner interface.
  13. Platform expansion:

    Initial support for new platforms, including Radxa CM3, Radxa Zero 3W, OpenHD X20, and more.

    Release strategy restructuring: Starting with this release and moving forward, we are adjusting our release plans to ensure a more focused and streamlined approach:

    • Initial release on Raspberry Pi platform.
    • Subsequent addition of other platforms in subsequent releases, allowing for thorough attention and reduced workload between each release.

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