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Re: TFDi Design: Announcing PACX
« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2020, 12:59:24 PM »
Update 0.9.90.0 (3 March 2020)


First Beta of Version 1.0

•   [ADDED] More flight attendant requests
•   [ADDED] Many more verbal destination announcements
•   [ADDED] Cabin light dimming announcement
•   [ADDED] Ability to indicate if the aircraft has an IFE system
•   [ADDED] Ability to make humorous public addresses
•   [ADDED] Ability to announce the passing of a point of interest
•   [ADDED] Confirmation before closing PACX with a flight in progress
•   [ADDED] Prompt to reconnect after simulator connection is lost before cancelling the flight
•   [ADDED] DTNH, WAHQ, and WICA airports
•   [ADDED] Support for the PMDG 737 NGXu seatbelt sign and cockpit controls
•   [ADDED] Ability to specify in-flight service type on a per-flight basis
•   [ADDED] Block time tracking and reporting
•   [ADDED] Planned departure, actual departure, and flight time display to reports
•   [ADDED] Colors to represent various information and statuses on the passenger viewer
•   [ADDED] Support for direct reading of the QualityWings 787 seatbelt sign
•   [FIXED] Certain announcements playing out of order
•   [FIXED] A crash on initial flight start due to incident loading
•   [FIXED] An issue preventing PACXBridge from working in FSX Acceleration
•   [FIXED] An issue potentially preventing passenger counts from being read from the FlightConfiguration.xml
•   [FIXED] Incorrect boarding status audio response
•   [FIXED] Inability to enter a decimal minute by itself
•   [FIXED] Time to arrival counting down during deboarding
•   [FIXED] Incorrect automatic seatbelt sign behavior on certain aircraft
•   [FIXED] A typo in the folder creation system
•   [FIXED] Incorrect calculation of time at the departure airport
•   [FIXED] Minor sentence formatting issue
•   [FIXED] Ability to have passenger complaints about being both early and late
•   [FIXED] Incorrect loading of estimated departure time from stored flight reports
•   [CHANGED] Improved volume and timing of audio files
•   [CHANGED] Departure and arrival delays are now handled and complained about separately
•   [CHANGED] Passengers can now be impacted by boredom dependent on available entertainment
•   [CHANGED] Seatbelt sign assistance now defaults to "Partial"
•   [CHANGED] Improved boarding music logic
•   [CHANGED] The cabin can no longer be ready until the safety briefing/video has finished
•   [CHANGED] A time entered as a whole number and no denotation is now considered to be in hours
•   [CHANGED] Improved vocal recognition code and user experience slightly


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Re: TFDi Design: Announcing PACX
« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2020, 01:14:21 PM »
PACX development update
Posted on May 4, 2020 by Collin Biedenkapp


PACX
We are using the feedback we received from the community survey to develop and refine the product. We have some cool items in progress that should be ready for testing in the near future. Our intent is to wrap up a solid version 1.0 over the next 3 to 6 weeks and complete the Early Access phase of the product’s life.


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Re: TFDi Design: Announcing PACX
« Reply #17 on: May 23, 2020, 12:11:06 AM »
Update 20 May 2020

Collin Biedenkapp

We've added quite a few more metrics to PACX in the next update:








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Re: TFDi Design: Announcing PACX
« Reply #18 on: May 30, 2020, 12:03:16 AM »
0.9.91.0 (28 May 2020)




Collin Biedenkapp

"We have released version 0.9.91.0 of PACX! This brings a bunch of sound improvements, additions, and fixes. It also introduces PACX HUD - the first iteration of our new in-sim overlay! Update PACX today or grab a copy at https://pacx.online/  "


The Feedback Update
•   [ADDED] In-sim overlay/HUD
•   [ADDED] Native Prepar3D v5 PACXBridge support
•   [ADDED] Ability to close popups and flyouts with the Escape key
•   [ADDED] Several new comment types
•   [ADDED] Eight new statistics
•   [ADDED] Percentage of satisfaction display*
•   [ADDED] Close PACX button to the main menu
•   [ADDED] Ability to select incident frequency
•   [FIXED] Passengers not properly eating and drinking
•   [FIXED] Emergency status indication not appearing
•   [FIXED] Popups/flyouts occasionally opening off-screen
•   [FIXED] Improperly named deboarding expedite event
•   [FIXED] An issue preventing extreme flying from being detected
•   [FIXED] An issue preventing reconnection to the simulator under some conditions
•   [FIXED] Boarding music logic
•   [FIXED] Incorrect vocal input auto-accept behavior
•   [FIXED] Incorrect vocal input default fallback
•   [FIXED] Several incorrect sounds
•   [FIXED] Closing a flight report from the records page returning to the main menu
•   [FIXED] Incorrect sorting of flight reports
•   [FIXED] Instability under certain conditions relating to network-based events
•   [FIXED] Possible crash relating to certain record update operations
•   [FIXED] Inability to announce certain cities
•   [FIXED] Excessive time taken to process record uploads
•   [FIXED] Incorrect connection behavior under certain conditions in the PACXConnection.cpp file
•   [FIXED] Incorrect wording of unexpected arrival delays
•   [FIXED] Inability to connect to the simulator under certain scenarios
•   [CHANGED] Ending a flight under normal conditions no longer requires additional confirmation
•   [CHANGED] Revised/improved sound volume and length
•   [CHANGED] Time entry is now split into hours and minutes
•   [CHANGED] Flight reports now show dates and times
•   [CHANGED] Boarding music now stops at pushback
•   [CHANGED] Removed Extreme Taxi event
•   [CHANGED] Widened end of flight report UI
•   [CHANGED] Changed sound loading to avoid delays between spliced audio
 
*Although we originally opted not to show the exact percentage, after review, we determined it would help users better understand how the application is working.


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Re: TFDi Design: Announcing PACX
« Reply #19 on: July 29, 2020, 01:13:49 PM »
0.9.96.0 (27 July 2020)


•   [ADDED] ENSB airport
•   [FIXED] In-flight meal service sound not playing
•   [FIXED] Cabin lights dimmed announcement playing the wrong sound
•   [FIXED] A UI centering issue
•   [FIXED] Missing spaces in certain in-sim messages
•   [FIXED] "0 minutes" being announced as a flight length
•   [FIXED] Incorrect logic for medical incident sounds
•   [FIXED] Medical incidents not preventing in-flight service
•   [FIXED] Lack of response to requests to expedite cabin services
•   [CHANGED] Significantly improved record loading system to reduce RAM consumption and decrease load time
•   [CHANGED] Boarding issues are now announced to the crew automatically (and do not require you to ask)
•   [CHANGED] Improved "hour" and "hours" sound for flight times
•   [CHANGED] Extended time required for the cabin to be ready for departure
•   [CHANGED] Improved FSUIPC detection
 


0.9.94.0 (2 July 2020)
•   [ADDED] simBrief integration
•   [ADDED] Discord Rich Presence support
•   [ADDED] Data file export support
•   [FIXED] The wrong career rank name appearing during promotions
•   [FIXED] Time displaying minutes as a single "0" when loaded/imported
•   [FIXED] Unreasonable complaints or announcements caused by certain delays
•   [FIXED] Some sounds not playing due to improper naming
•   [CHANGED] Settings now auto-save without an apply button
•   [CHANGED] The preconfigured flight is now deleted when a flight is completed fully
•   [CHANGED] The flight crew is now made aware of boarding incidents without having to ask



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Re: TFDi Design: Announcing PACX
« Reply #20 on: August 02, 2020, 12:54:23 AM »
PACX is officially released and out of early access!
31 July 2020




PACX seeks to bring the feeling of responsibility and the significance of traveling with passengers and crew to your simulator. You can interact with your passengers and crew in real-time, handle in-flight incidents, get realistic feedback from your passengers, and track your flights and career. With PACX, you can make every flight unique in any major simulator platform on any commercially operated aircraft.

Learn more about PACX at http://pacx.online




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Re: TFDi Design: Announcing PACX
« Reply #21 on: August 05, 2020, 02:14:59 PM »
PACX version 1.0 is now available!
04 Aug 2020



PACX version 1.0 is now available! Over the last year, we've added a ton of new features, fixed a lot of reports from users, and refined the experience to be as easy and functional as possible.

If you're an existing PACX user, be sure to update it to the latest version!

If you're new to PACX and you're ready to hear announcements including your actual flight number and destination, want to handle in-flight incidents, interact in real-time with your passengers and crew, and track your flights as you progress through your career, check out http://pacx.online/.


1.0.0.0 (31 July 2020)

•   [ADDED] Boarding/deboarding ambient sound
•   [FIXED] Incorrect average passenger age statistic


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