Required Downloads for RM: Ensure you have these installed on all RM Machines.
VLC Media Player 32bit
.NET Framework 4.5
Version 6.8.0 January 17, 2020
** Breaking Change ** Software Feed is incompatible with versions prior to 6.8.0
Software Feed now uses the org id and the Connection ID to connect computers together. Both found under network settings.
Added the ability use upto 16 ChronoTrack (SimpleClient) instances
Corrected an issue that incorrectly flag db entries as not being empty
Corrected an issue in Setup Assistant that was not triggering the readers to update on the Main Screen
Added new External Race Clock and Settings
Updated Software Feed and Timing Box Feed UI
Added checks for both Access DB and VLC along with links to us sports timing for downloading (https://www.ussportstiming.com/Content/downloads/AccessDatabaseEngine.exe and https://www.ussportstiming.com/timing-software) the required software
Added the ability to Post custom names to RaceRoster for the User 1-10 fields
Version 6.7.2 December 13, 2019
Changed the Result Settings Event selection "Pull Divisions And AgeGroups" to make it a manual toggle instead of being on by default
Updated Use Gun Time for Scoring when submitting to Result Providers
Bug Fix-age groups showing runners twice until division file is reloaded.
Version 6.7.1 November 21, 2019
Updated Announcer screen to center the Laps and Location Column
Updates and fixes to merge, automerge registrations, and general settings defaults and few other minor items
Changed the default width on the Division view
Updated how Split Paces and Estimated Finish Times are calculated based on Division Split distances and calculate from column
Updated how Online Storage triggers various items on the main screen e.g. Readers, selected Result Api and Event
Updated RaceRoster Result Provider to use the Gun Time for Places-Found in Result Provider Settings.
Updated RaceRoster Result Provider set the Show Online flag from the Divisions screen-When toggled off then the divisions will be set as Private and not visible for results.
Monor bug fixes
Version 6.7.0 November 6, 2019
Updated Online Storage with the ability to save General Settings, Print and Report Settings and Result Api Settings
Updated External Announcer/LeaderBoard Settings with window Height and Width along with the selected Mode
Updated Relay Edit to display relay teams with out a duplicate entrant
Update the Announcer screen to center Laps and Location and to display the current lap count
Corrected an issue when attempting to Delete an entrant from the Edit Athlete dashboard tab
Updated the Search Output file screen
Version 6.6.5 October 31, 2019
Updated RaceRoster Result Event Creation
Updated how the ThingMagic chip programming handles reading new tags by default
Added an Enable Scoring option in General Settings (needs to be enabled to display live places in Announcer/Leaderboards)
Corrected issue where RaceRoster Registration Provider would need to be logged in again
Added a loader on the Import Output file window
Changed which files are loaded first to have a minimal impact on Scoring
Corrected issue on Kiosk using RMRaces to display entrants
Updated Kiosk to Show/Hide Splits based on the Division Split Columns
Version 6.6.1 October 16, 2019
Updated the Scoring system
Version 6.6.0 October 15, 2019
Corrected an issue when saving Age Groups that was causing them to double for reports and on the age group screen
Updated how merging handles certain columns
Updated the scoring engine, updates Kiosk and result places for posting
Version 6.5.5 October 11, 2019
Corrected issues affecting the Kiosk screen
Version 6.5.4 October 10, 2019
Corrected an issue with Edit Athlete saving new Entrants
Updated Team Auto Complete on Edit Athlete to have font be black again
Disabled the ability Refresh Licenses while reader(s) are connected
Updated both the Result and Registration providers to login when pressing enter after entering the username and password
Updated the General Settings to browse the new Age Group file format by default
Fixed Kiosk Listen on Same Network enable button on the General Settings screen
Version 6.5.3 October 4, 2019
Minus(-) Bib #'s appear in the Bib history window again not just in the log and console
Update how Tranisition Split settings are being sent to RaceRoster result api
Corrected column ordering on AthleticNet export
Updated Report Generator to search local files when the Online Storage module is not enabled
Version 6.5.2 October 3, 2019
Added Filter13 to Ignore chip reads for a mode if there is a time in a column
Corrected Merge files issues
Updated Edit Athlete and Lookup Athlete to display Split names based on the Division
Corrected an issue in View database that would display an incorrect elapsed time if the finish time was cleared
Version 6.5.1 September 27, 2019
Updated Setup Assistant to close any related windows before continuing (Divisions, Age Groups, Entrant Import, Settings, Result/Registration Providers and Camera Setup)
Added validation to the Result Event to not allow saving if any required fields are missing
Minor text changes
Version 6.5.0 September 24, 2019 MAJOR CHANGE
The update to version 6.5 of RM Pro Timing Software is available. This new release utilizes a new database functionality that allows for live scoring.
Due to this new Database you will not be able to open a database created from version 6.5 in previous versions of RM Pro. The backup DB can still be used in previous versions.
New Database that recalcs in real time. Database cannot be loaded in previous versions, must use the backup db for that.
-New Division file allows for split posting as well as calculated from a previous split posting for online results.
-New Division File allows for Stage Race Scoring where a min # of splits is required in order to be considered finished. (does not use start or finish times)
-New Division File allows for reordering for display and export.
-Event creation can be performed under result provider settings>>Event Info to create a RaceRoster results event.
-Result columns under result provider settings sets columns as visible for online posting.
New Functions in RM
-Places now display in Announcer screens and recalc when needed.
-Advanced Entrant Edit to move all those without a finsih time to another division.
-New Move Migrate option allows other data columns in RM to be moved to other data columns.
-Age Groups now save N for Neutral Gender
-Manual TIming Updatae allows for 0 entries to be given a bib number and mass imported.
-New Merg Lynx File allows for import of finish time from a LIF lynx file by division. Use TOD Start for the event in Lynx for this import.
-New External Displays utilize 144x288 resulution displays for announcer and Leaderboard.
-New Leaderboard will display top 3 per division (based of division overall regarless of gender) on the bottom while live finsihers scroll on top.
-New PPL export for Lynx for identification. Be sure to save as lynx.ppl as that is what Lynx will look for.
-New option to update division file start times under Set Start Times.
-Software feed will now appear in Bib History and Announcer windows. Added Finish and other DB modes ot Software Feed.
Updated the Trident INI Screen to set "Start" correctly for the api querystring
Updated Report Generator Search Templates to scroll correctly and populate local templates when not online
Updated how Athlete ordering is handled
Added new Manual Time Update screen
Updated Invalid Split Report to also check against chip/gun start time
Added Division Check button on the Divisions Screen
Updated Report Generator to select all Genders when 'Include All Entrants' is checked
Updated Move Migrate times to move from 'FinishTime' to a different column
Database now saves full dates and times in the all the Time Columns to ensure data loads and calculates properly (only Time columns are affected does not include the current Chip/Gun Elapsed columns)
Added new Manual Time Update to handle applying Bib #'s to previously entered Bib #: 0
Added new toggle's for Live Result Post Columns (if the result provider supports them)
Updated the Advanced Entrant Edit Change Division by Criteria to include ChipStart and FinishTime
Added Split Column Presets to Divisions (just pick a preset and will autoconfigure split names, distances and types)
Report Generator All Genders are selected by default when loading reports
Added External Announcer Screen and Config to support lcd displays with a resolution of 288x144
Updated Division Screen to ask to save the Divisions before opening Division Check
Added Create Event on the Result Provider Screen
Added External Announcer Leaderboard Screen
Added Announcer Leaderboard Screen
Corrected an issue with AthleticNet export where the columns were not being serialized properly to the csv export file
Import Entrants does not allow importing single quote (') any more
Added Lynx Merge Option (under the Utility menu)
Added Neutral Age group to the Age Groups form
Version 6.0.10 May 20, 2019
Updated how ImportEntrants handles Title Case, capitalization, no change settings
Updated how maximize scales
Updated the User Account Payment Cards tab
Renamed Monza 4 to Numeric (open)
Version 6.0.9 May 16, 2019
Update file permission check
Version 6.0.8 May 16, 2019
Added 2 new formatting options to the Kiosk Settings to help configure the Display Message for a name and the Display Caption (for the Event Name)
Removed the column matching restriction on the import output file.
Added the ability to import RaceResult Active and Trident DF/Hybrid output files
Updated how RunSignup queries registrations for custom questions during Import
Added new UseGunTimeForScoring to result providers to determine which column is used for scoring when uploading results
Min Split can be changed while readers are collecting and the system is not in Start mode
When pressing Enter on Manual Entry with out entering anything else will act as a shortcut for entering "0" as a bib number to the log and output files
Added Ctrl+0 as a shortcut to enter "0" as a bib number to the log and output files
Updated Search Output Files to search "0" bibs
Updated Import Entrants to assign incoming columns to the newer database fields (user1-10)
ThingMagic Chip Programming defaulted write power to 1%
Added file permission check when not running as administrator
Added "Exclude Empty Entries" to Report Generator to remove participants the do not have criteria matching "Rank By" criteria.
Version 6.0.6 April 18, 2019
Added additional text to clarify the Kiosk Streamer settings
Updated the MinSplit dropown to allow changing the min split while reading
Updated the Report Generator to carry over the Gun/Chip Elapsed setting from step 2 as the initial Order By clause
Updated how the Import Entrants displays incoming information from the Registration Providers
Updated CameraSetup to not allow setting the Computer Time if the Readers are Connected
Removed licensed requirements for Registration and Result Providers
Added new Kiosk Reader window to display a congratulations message when used with Chip Check mode for entrants to scan their bibs
Added RChip and Version 4 chip options to the Zebra/ThingMagic print screens
Added a check on set System Time to not display it as set if there was an error contacting the internet time servers
Other minor updates
Version 6.0.5 March 13, 2019
Added Kiosk Query Interval Setting defaults to 5 minutes
Added Reader Info with the ability to display Serial Number and Mac address while also submitting to RM to add the readers to your account
Fixed bug with PRO chip and resetting to default
Updated Lynx Module check
Version 6.0.4 February 23, 2019
Changed cache timeout on Kiosk local network to 1 min (was 5)
Division Names allowed characters A-Z, a-z, 0-9, -, /, ., +, &, and |
Version 6.0.3 February 21, 2019
Added trident schema file for Trident settings screen
Updated RM Timing news url
Version 6.0.2 February 20, 2019
Updated empty Age group handling when posting to RaceRoster Results
Updated RaceRoster Result processing
Added an overlay when the VLC is missing displaying a download link
Version 6.0.1 February 15, 2019
Initial patch release for RM Pro no changes
RM PRO RELEASE February 15, 2019
Chip Check screen includes Chip count
Custom Groups (Masters, etc) can be configured to not be removed when they are overall's
Added the ability to sort Age Groups in Reverse Order
Added Chip output as an option when saving to online storage
Added the ability to upload Laps to RaceRoster results
Updated Age Grading to use KM if they are set in the Divisions
Added Lap1 as a source option on Move/Migrate times
The search box is defaulted when opening the new Database view
Removed empty alert box when uplaoding Divisions to Providers that support uploads
Removed old Report Generator
Set the Lookup Athlete button as visible again on the Edit Athlete tab
RM PRO BETA RELEASE Version 6.0 January 22, 2019
Initial release of RM PRO Timing software.
Complete overhaul of license model for RM Timing Software. New Module based pricing structure uses a base $750 per year charge
with add on modules for software features. Full list of Modules and pricing can be found under File>>Account.
Notable New Features:
New Setup assistant
RM PRO CHIP Reading and Programming. RM PRO will ONLY work with RM Pro Chip
Trident Settings Window
Zebra Printer enabled for all RM users.
Updated XC Scoring, saved XC report settings, XC result posting option.
Credit based chip programming allows the timer to use Zebra Printers without required license model.
RM Pro Foam Chip Programming using Zebra Silverline Printer
Streamlined help video access
New side by side Video comparison in Athlete lookup/video lookup
New Report Generator with 4 sort by options
Online storing/sharing of report templates
15 split times in Database
10 Userfields in Database
Compact View/Advance View options for screen display
Clock Name no longer required to update clock time
New Checks on Entrant import to clean incoming data
Removal of overall form Rotating Results Display
Addition of AutoMerge Option for Registration information
Includes only empty cells or all incoming non time related fields
Important Note - Windows 7 and 8 users must download .net 4.6.2 from Microsoft, install and reboot before update. It will be included in the complete build.