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Release Notes

Check this page for a full list of software releases, upgrades, and technical specifications for Claros, the Water Intelligence System from Hach.

Claros Software Releases

 


 

Release Notes: Claros 2019.3   OCTOBER 15th, 2019

Claros Platform: 2019.3

  • New supported language: Croatian
  • New dashboard that includes a Plant Map, Links, and Weather
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements

Instrument Management

  • MSM & RTC integration: RTC modules are available in the MSM application

Data Management

* North America only: *

Process Management

RTC Platform changes

  • Parameter change history
  • Event log history
  • Login and change password procedure according to Danaher Safety Security Assessment
  • UI separation between Operator and Service area
  • New Service UI enabling simplified loop checks
  • Improved RTC SCADA
    • Simplified parameter group selection
    • Adjustable auto refresh mode
    • Time span selection

RTC to Claros integration

  • For P, N/DN, N, SRT, ST, SD- RTC
    • RTC data available on Claros UI (from 19.2)
    • RTC settings can be changed through Claros UI

RTC Modules

  • RTC DAF (Dissolved Air Flotation: Load based control for coagulant and flocculant)

Claros Web

Claros Collect for iOS and Android

iOS Version 2.4.3

  • No updates

Android Version 2.4.4

  • No updates

Release Notes: Claros 2019.2   JULY 23rd, 2019

Claros Platform: 2019.2

  • New supported language: Turkish
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements

Instrument Management

  • 4G/Verizon modem for SC4200c and SC1500 Controllers
  • 4G/GSM (all EU carriers, AT&T and T-Mobile) for SC1500 Controller
  • Revision of Prognosys Predictive Diagnostic Software messages

Data Management

* North America only: *

Claros Web

Claros Collect for iOS and Android

Estimated release date: July 23, 2019

iOS Version 2.4.3

  • App now available in Slovakia, Croatia and Czech Republic – English only
  • New Supported Languages: Turkish and Greek

Android Version 2.4.4

  • App now available in Slovakia, Croatia and Czech Republic – English only
  • New Supported Languages: Turkish and Greek

Release Notes: Claros 2019.1   APRIL 30th, 2019

Claros Platform: 2019.1

  • Various bug fixes

Instrument Management

  • Diagnostic features, allowing to diagnose the Internet connectivity of the SC4200c controller series
  • Bug fixes including some data display issues

Data Management

  • New location/site configuration tool for Drinking Water Distribution Systems that enables users to copy and paste location/site names and addresses from a spreadsheet
  • Bug fixes including some data display issues

* North America only: *

Process Management

  • New CLAROS Process Management modules for:
    • Oxidation Ditches with Simultaneous Nitrification Denitrification (RTC-SND)
    • Denitrification (RTC-DN)
    • Dissolved Air Flotation (RTC-DAF)
    • Nutrient Dosing (RTC-C/N/P)
  • New feature on RTC-ST:
    • Adjustment of specific dosing rate depending on feed TSS concentration
  • SIEMENS IPC Hardware as alternative to BECKHOFF IP Hardware available

Claros Web

Claros Collect for iOS and Android

Estimated release date: April 30th, 2019

iOS Version 2.4.2

  • Addition of DR300 parameters
  • Updated translation strings
  • Bug fixes

Android Version 2.4.3

  • Addition of DR300 parameters
  • Updated translation strings
  • Bug fixes

Release Notes: Claros 2018.4   JANUARY 29th, 2019

Claros Platform: 2018.4

  • New supported languages: Romanian, Bulgarian, Slovenian, and Hungarian

Instrument Management

  • Added PHOSPHAX sc LR analyzer
  • Added TSS sc sensor
  • Added WiFi connectivity for SC4200c controller series
  • Added SIM cards to every cellular version of SC4200c and SC1500 modems – customers can now purchase annual data plans from Hach (MSM_DATAPLAN) if they wish to use this card
  • Improved 4-20 mA Input card (Channel name is made available in the UI) for sc1500 controller series
  • Various bug fixes

Data Management

  • New ability to add text variables. Users are not limited to a pre-determined list.
  • New ability to relocate data from the 4-20mA input card data from Instrument Management to Data Management.

Claros Web

Claros Collect for iOS and Android

iOS Version 2.4.0

  • New ability to transfer measurements from a DR300 colorimeter to Claros Collect for iOS
  • New ability to view a list of DR300 devices that are connected or previously were connected to Collect.
  • Bug fixes
  • New ability to add text variables. Users are not limited to a pre-determined list.
  • New supported languages Romanian, Bulgarian, Slovenian, and Hungarian

Android Version 2.4.0

  • Performance improvement when loading bench sheets, for customers with a large number of process/locations
  • New ability to transfer measurements from a DR300 colorimeter to Claros Collect for Android.
  • New ability to view a list of DR300 devices that are connected or previously were connected to Collect.
  • Bug fixes New ability to add text variables. Users are not limited to a pre-determined list.
  • New supported languages Romanian, Bulgarian, Slovenian, and Hungarian

Release Notes: Claros 2018.3    OCTOBER 30, 2018

 

Claros Platform: 2018.3

  • New supported language: Portuguese

Instrument Management

  • Added 2-channel versions of the AMTAX sc and PHOSPHAX sc analyzers
  • Streamlined email notifications
  • Enhanced firmware update procedure
  • Resolved issues related to MODBUS TCP in combination with cellular internet communication
  • Resolved issues related to Workflows
  • 3G/4G data plans now available for MSM customers

Data Management

  • Improved plant set up design and added functionality for easy parameter search
  • Added User defined text selection in the Custom Observations menu. Allows a user to define the name and list of values to be selected that can then be added as a Location Parameter. See HSO article for a how to.
  • Added ability for users to hide standard bench sheets and have a streamlined view for data entry
  • Added ability to download data to Excel from the spreadsheet view

Claros Collect for iOS and Android (Estimated release date October 9th, 2018)

 

iOS Version 2.3.0

  • Ability to display and select custom non-numeric parameters
  • Ability to hide standard bench sheets and have a streamlined view for data entry
  • Bug fixes including data download issues
  • New supported language Portuguese

Android Version 2.3.0

  • Ability to display and select custom non-numeric parameters
  • Ability to hide standard bench sheets and have a streamlined view for data entry
  • Bug fixes including data download issues

 

 

Release Notes: Claros 2018.2    AUGUST 7, 2018

 

Claros Platform: 2018.2

  • New Privacy Notice to comply with General Data Protections Regulation in Europe

Instrument Management

  • Added feature to increase efficiency of maintenance work by batching workflows
  • Added MODBUS/TCP digital communication protocol for SC1500 controllers,
  • Added capability to receive and process analog mA input signals to SC1500 controller
  • Improved the verification workflows for A/N-ISE sc, AMTAX sc and PHOSPHAX sc (sensor menus are no longer blocked while waiting for lab results)
  • Decreased the time it takes to load the measurement values of all sensors in the system

Data Management

  • Bug fixes and improved translated content

Claros Collect for iOS and Android

 

iOS Version 2.2.1

  • Fixed rare issue where the app could freeze

Android Version 2.2.1

  • Small layout fixes

 

 

Release Notes: Claros 2018.1    MAY 14, 2018

 

Claros Platform: 2018.1

  • New landing page will allow the user to access application specific content.
  • New user interface and navigation elements.
  • Added ability to integrate Instrument Management and Data Management products in one easy to navigate application.
  • Added application performance improvements.
  • Added supported languages.

Instrument Management

  • Added ability to view and trend measurement values from Claros-enabled sensors (MSM data) in spreadsheets and graphs.
  • Added ability to complete or cancel ongoing Maintenance Workflows by any user with administrator privileges.
  • Added sludge profile graphing for Sonatax sc sensor.
  • Added ability to freely configure timers for specific maintenance tasks.
  • Added ability for SC4200c controller to share internet access through one single modem.
  • Added ability for administrators to remove user.
  • Added supported languages: Swedish.
  • Improved overall communication robustness
  • Improved Maintenance Notification handling (notification will disappear once the maintenance has been done, independent from whether through the Workflow or the Sensor Menu).
  • Improved Calibration/verification workflows (Workflow can’t start without a DR3900 or DR6000 provisioned in the tenant).
  • Improved display of Sonatax sc limits during configuration (showing an appropriate amount of digits after the decimal point)
  • Fixed issue related to not displaying Phosphate HR measurement value
  • Fixed issue related to MSM grab samples workflows for the Amtax sc and Phosphax sc analyzers (all available parameters (NH4, NH4-N, PO4, PO4-P, P2O5) are supported)
  • Fixed performance issues related to Danish language setting

Data Management

  • New navigation allows the user to access content specific to their daily scope of work.
  • Added ability to up load measurement values in Excel format.
  • Added ability to access Help articles.
  • Added ability to convert units of measure.
  • Measurement values from Claros enabled sensors (MSM data) can now be viewed in spreadsheets and graphs.
  • Improved functionality during plant set up.
  • Units list only shows logical selections for the Parameter when setting up parameters (Water Temperature only shows °C, °F in the unit’s selection list).
  • Plant setup now only shows current plant making navigation easier.
  • Added supported languages: Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Polish, Spanish, and Swedish.

Claros Collect for iOS and Android

 

iOS Version 2.2.0

  • Added gesture, pull to refresh data.
  • New icons added.
  • New plant sort option.
  • Added functionality for multilingual support.
  • Improved multi-user support.
  • Improved sort order for Bench sheets.
  • Bug fixes including synch issues and lay out.

Android Version 2.2.0

  • Added gesture, pull to refresh data.
  • New icons added.
  • New plant sort option.
  • Added functionality for multilingual support.
  • Improved multi-user support.
  • Improved sort order for Bench sheets.
  • Bug fixes including synch issues and layout.