Release Notes - v1.1.0 - 4th September 2021


Major changes

  • Added Wellbeing support (Viewed/Written word captures)


Bug fixes

  • none


Features

  • Written words - Monitors typed words and sends captures to Backdrop if keywords are found
  • Viewed words - Monitors viewed words across the OS and sends captures to Backdrop if keywords are found
  • Send device session ID in telemetry
  • Add option to hit keyboard return key to trigger Login
  • Add Branding to Lock Screen Message
  • Improve logging

Release Notes - v1.0.0 - 5th August 2021


Major changes

  • First release of the Backdrop MacOS client
  • Comes as .dmg installation package supported by MacOS 10.14 or higher
  • Supports the full range of Impero Classroom features
  • Currently no support for Impero Wellbeing features. (Wellbeing support will be added in a future release)


Bug fixes

  • none


Features

  • Send Message : Teachers can send a direct one way message to the device
  • Launch Website : Teachers can open a web site on the device automatically
  • Lock Screens : Teachers can lock the screen of the device
  • Internet Access : Teachers can disable internet access in browsers where Impero browser extensions are installed
  • Website Lists : Teachers can enforce allow and block website lists in browsers where Impero browser extensions are installed
  • Close Application : Teachers can view a list of open applications on the device and can force them to close
  • Close Tab  : Teachers can view open browser tabs lists and close open tabs in browsers where Impero browser extensions are installed
  • Switch Schools : The Backdrop client has the capability for students to be registered against multiple schools
  • Broadcast Screen: Teachers can broadcast their screen to students; or select a student's screen to broadcast to the rest of the class
  • Logout Device : Teachers can remotely logout the macOS device. This returns the student to the login screen and disconnects them from Backdrop
  • Google Meets : Teachers can invite the class to a Google Meets session that opens automatically on student devices



Release Notes - v0.9.0 - 23rd June 2021


Major changes

  • First release of the Backdrop MacOS client. 
  • Comes as .dmg installation package supported by MacOS 10.14 or higher.
  • Supports the full range of Impero Classroom features.
  • Currently no support for Impero Wellbeing features. (Wellbeing support will be added in a future release).

Features

  • User friendly Installation Package.
  • School code registration form.
  • Username & Emoji login flow.
  • Automatic Login Indentifier.
  • Send Message.
  • Launch Website.
  • Lock Screen.
  • Block Internet Access.
  • Allow/Block Website Lists.
  • View/Close browser tabs.
  • Broadcast Screen.
  • Logout Device.
  • Google Meets.
  • Switch School.