Any plan or intention to develope a true ATU?

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I have looked at the SSDR Roadmap but do not see any information on a "True" ATU. What I mean by TRUE is a completly automatic operation, what we have now is semi automatic operation. The ATU automaticaly tunes the antenna "only" after we push the button. I believe that the ATU once selected should "Sense" the rf signal and do its "magic" as required to keep the antenna in tune. This includes automaticaly changing the ATU during large frequency excursions and Band changs.
If I rember correctly when I ordered my 6700 at Dayton 2 years ago this was one of the items on the "DO" list.
What we have now works OK but is not the same Quality as the 6700 itself.
Are there any plans in the works? The unit certainly has the Horse Power to do it.
Just my question and two cents worth. The 6700 is GREAT.
Al, N4AB
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Official Response
Adding features to the ATU to make its operation automatic is still planned for SmartSDR.  It has not been scheduled or assigned to a release at this time.