Viking Version 2.1.7 – 2 May 2023

  • Reporting & Printing Updates
    The printing function can now directly print charts, nav screens, and 3D positioning to high resolution PNG and PDF files. DXF live data export and printing also has upgraded features.
  • OpenStreetMap Rotation & Upgrades
    All nav screens can also show rotated views with Openstreetmap data, as was already with all other chart layers. Faster server fetching of online data with added redundancy.
  • Viking Networking Upgrades
    All objects, machines, and vessels operating in an online Viking Network will now also have their offsets available as live targets, enabling enhanced data sharing and logging features.
  • Point Modules Upgrades
    More automatic data values added to the Point Module logging feature.
  • Custom ASCII Character Communications
    Logging and live data communications can now also add custom ASCII data to any data string by using an escape character followed by an ASCII code.
  • Minor Fixes
    Upgraded DTM rendering. Multithreaded updates for all targets and status information. Latest compiler technologies incorporated.

Viking Version 2.1.5 – 9 February 2023

  • Multibeam Auto Ranging
    Automatic ranging according to live depth when working with multibeam sonar.
  • Improved Dredging View Interaction
    2D views can now be directly panned and zoomed using the mouse cursor or touch.
  • Upgraded 3D Rendering And Interaction
    Live 3D views now have direct mouse cursors and/or touch screen interaction. Many further improvements to 3D views and the 3D object editor.
  • Upgraded Coordinate Systems And Manager
    Post grid shift updates for Belgian coordinate system. Custom grid shifts selectable. Upgraded grid importer functions.
  • Point Module Interface Refinements
    New options to select full view or tabbed view, and options for vertical or horizontal views. Upgraded logging functions including more detailed coordinate system information.
  • New Run Line Generator
    Create custom runlines with the internal editor and manager.
  • Object Module Targets
    Custom complex objects now create their own targets which can be used for further logging, displaying or processing of live positioning data.
  • Bug Fixes
    Navionics rendering upgrades, improved speed of rotated views and text renderings.