Now that 1.3.xx is out and about, will the product roadmap be updated with new stuff?

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Since the roadmap was posted in May of 2014, no changes have been made to it. Besides the 2 items currently in the published roadmap, are there any other new things coming for the next release (October-ish)?
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Phill Beistel

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Steve - N5AC, VP Engineering / CTO

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FM and LAN are the primary items for v1.4.  When we announced the opening of the SmartSDR API recently, we also announced a Waveform API which allows the addition of new modes by third parties.  Our reference port is for FreeDV/CODEC2 which we demonstrated in operation at the TAPR DCC a few weeks ago.  We plan to have this mode native in the radio for v1.4.  For licensing reasons, it will be a separate download.

We are planning what we will do after v1.4 now and will be updating the roadmap when planning is completed, probably in a few weeks.
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Alan W4FBI

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Steve, for those of us "API Challenged" - what are a few examples that might come to fruition?

thx

Alan
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DrTeeth

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Alan, one API will provide an easier and more direct way for applications to control the rig and the other will allow for the inclusion of more modes, natively AIUI.
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Alan W4FBI

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AIUI?
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DrTeeth

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AIUI = As I Understand It
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Steve - N5AC, VP Engineering / CTO

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Addition of new modes written by others (not FlexRadio) is the big thing we recently enabled with the Waveform API.