ReadySet Releases

September 26, 2022 - ReadySet 2.11


Presenter Mode

  • Added controller support to Store Viewer, Location Setup, and Presenter modes
    • Currently supports Xbox controller configurations
    • Allows environment to be navigated and slides to be advanced using controller instead of keyboard

Planogramming

  • Corrected an issue that caused the headset and controllers to appear in High Res Screenshots if they were sitting in front of an aisle
  • Corrected an issue that could cause Segment Importing to fail if the Segment folder had moved

Research

  • Adjusted price label generation to allow price tags to shrink for narrow products to prevent overlap
  • Added Eye Tracking cameras specific to hinged doors and lids
  • Reduced the size of the branding bar in reports to minimize overlap with potential research data

Library

  • Adjusted lighting of product and fixture previews to be brighter and more consistent

Lowes Lab

  • Improved lighting quality to remove dark shadows from uprights when wallpaper was disabled

General

  • Corrected an issue that prevented hinged doors from falling open on some fixtures
  • Removed repeated haptic pulse on opening drawers on some fixtures
  • Updated Default Fixtures to include larger assortment of Front End Fixturing
  • Corrected an issue that caused Copied Projects to fail to save is High Res Screenshots were generated before saving for the first time
  • Corrected an issue that allowed Base Decks to be copied using Copy/Paste
  • Corrected an issue that could cause unintended visual discrepancies to appear when placing custom fixtures on shelves

July 25, 2022 - ReadySet 2.10.1


Planogramming

  • Corrected an issue that prevented shelving form snapping to some front end fixtures
  • Corrected an issue that was causing JDA to incorrectly place on some front end fixtures

July 18, 2022 - ReadySet 2.10


Drug Lab

  • Updated drug lab to remove hidden gondola until wallpaper is disabled
  • Corrected wallpaper alignment
    • NOTE: Fixture positions have shifted slightly, so some legacy files may appear slightly off

Walmart Front End

  • Added extended design space to Front End Builder to support larger designs

Lowes Lab

  • Improved visual quality in some areas
  • Added planogrammable racking aisle

Research

  • Corrected an issue with upfill products resetting their positions incorrectly

General

  • Added support for hinged doors
    • Doors open by grabbing and pulling
    • Doors will act with physics if trigger is released

June 27, 2022 - ReadySet 2.9


Lowes Lab

  • Corrected several visual discrepancies in the Lowes Lab environment

Walmart Lab

  • Added Walmart Lab environment
  • Includes fully planogrammable back wall racking

Research

  • Added product format to the ProductInfo.csv report
  • Corrected an issue that forced report generation to activate SR Runtime

General

  • Corrected an issue with custom products failing to be added to the save file
  • Corrected an issue with wallpaper not disabling in the hub when loading custom stores

June 1, 2022 - ReadySet 2.8.1


Plan & Present

  • Corrected an issue that caused fixtures to turn white when exiting Segment Exporting
  • Corrected an issue with opening files with placeholder not allowing download of missing products
  • Corrected an issue that could cause products and placeholders to jump to the base deck when being moved

Lowes Lab

  • Corrected an issue with Front End Builder location

Research

  • Corrected an issue that allowed users to configure legacy save files without first updating them, creating empty saves

General

  • Added improved “Blob” shadows to custom fixtures
    • Allows for more realistic shadow casting
  • Corrected an issue that caused Front End Builder files to fail to correctly position the player

May 23, 2022 - ReadySet 2.8


Plan & Present

  • Renamed “Planogram Mode” to “Plan & Present” to better match functionality
  • Added “Presentation Mode” Beta feature
    • Allows users to integrate presentation slides and/or videos directly into their ReadySet cells
    • NOTE: Currently only supports PNG and MP4 files
    • Users can set key points through their cell using “Location Setup”
    • These points can be jumped directly to in the presentation
  • Improved placement logic in JDA and Segment Importing
  • Added “Capture Hi Res Screenshots” button to Moderator control for convenience
  • Added default “Waterfall” merchandiser to available fixtures

Custom Fixtures

  • Added support for stackable fixtures
    • Custom fixtures can now be stacked with other custom fixtures and shelves
    • Peg Hooks can now be affixed to the front of a shelf
  • Added scalable fixtures
    • Custom fixtures that can be resized up and down in planogramming
  • Added Display Items
    • Items that can be interacted with, but not purchased
  • Added support for sliding drawers
    • Drawers that can be interacted with and will slide a set distance
  • Added support for animations that play on click

Lowes Lab

  • Added new environment, “Lowes Lab”
    • Supports Front End Builder

Research

  • Corrected an issue with default tag on custom fixtures causing data processing errors when generating reports

General

  • Restructured save logic to support stacked fixtures and be more efficient
    • NOTE: It is recommended that users create a backup of their existing save files before opening/saving in ReadySet v2.8
    • NOTE: Research mode does not support legacy save files. To run research, files will first need to be opened in planogram mode and saved
  • Corrected an issue that would cause memory to spike in the Fixtures page in the Library

April 24, 2022 - ReadySet 2.7.4


General

  • Updated Shadow Casting to prevent exteriors of stores looking too dark

Research

  • Corrected an issue that would disable doors in report generation, even if that door contained eye trackable signage

March 30, 2022 - ReadySet 2.7.3


Planogramming

  • Adjusted Peg snapping logic to preserve product height
    • Products placed on Peg Hooks will no longer have their height automatically adjusted. They will keep the height they are placed at
    • Corrected an issue that caused products loaded onto peg hooks from JDA to load at the back of the peg

Library

  • Added basic counter to default fixtures
  • Corrected an issue that could cause some products to fail to delete or update

Scene Viewer

  • Added options to toggle visibility of Queue Shoppers and Fixture Tags

Research

  • Improved naming convention for custom store fixtures to better identify product placements

General

  • Corrected an issue that caused some products to render incorrectly in screenshots
  • Improved Product loading to increase framerate
  • Added “Enable High Performance Shaders” option to quality settings
    • May improve performance in large sets
    • May cause some reduced visual quality of products
  • Added Custom Store Caching
    • Custom stores can now be cached after their first load
    • Drastically reduces load times for subsequent uses of the same custom store
  • Corrected an issue that caused screenshot generation in large stores to run out of memory
  • Physics improvements
    • Corrected some collisions that would force objects apart, causing unintended location snapping

March 18, 2022 - ReadySet 2.7.2.2


General

  • Adjusted base deck depth in reach in coolers to prevent edge blocker from covering adjacencies

March 14, 2022 - ReadySet 2.7.2.1


Planogramming

  • Corrected an issue that caused Peg hooks loaded from JDA and Segments to incorrectly position themselves

General

  • Renamed “JDA Squeeze” to “Use JDA Measurements” to more accurately describe function
  • Adjusted JDA loading to prevent products from scaling up in size
  • Corrected issues with JDA Peg strip loading to properly align with gondola

February 18, 2022 - ReadySet 2.7.2


Research

  • Corrected an issue that caused multiple identical fixtures to overwrite each other in Composite Generation
  • Corrected an issue that could cause some wallpaper not to disable when generating composites
  • Corrected issues with default cooler fixture cameras clipping heatmap visuals

Planogramming

  • Enabled JDA loading on custom gondola in custom stores
  • Corrected an issue that caused JDA Placeholders (White Boxes) to appear backward
  • Corrected an issue that could cause it to be difficult to grab/copy/paste Backers in Custom Stores
  • Temporarily disabled “Save As” to investigate reports of app hanging when clicking menu while still attached to hand
  • Corrected issues with Segment Importing Peg Hook rotations, height, and depth
    • Requires existing segments to be re-exported

Library

  • Adjusted JDA Validation to account for different products that share the same UPC
    • I.e. Products that share a placeholder UPC but contain different data are now considered different products

General

  • Corrected an issue with certain transparent packages rendering incorrectly

January 19, 2022 - ReadySet 2.7.1


Research

  • Corrected an issue with top down cameras not appearing in the Create Composite menu with Custom Stores

January 14, 2022 - ReadySet 2.7


Planogramming

  • Added additional default fixtures to Planogram Mode
  • Added “Save As” option to in-headset save menu
    • Opens a file browser to allow for saving files
    • Allows user to work in a single file and save variations with different names without needing to leave Planogram Mode
  • Added tag system to custom and default fixtures
    • Tags appear above the fixture in Planogram Mode
    • User can point at the tag, click, and hold right hand trigger to open a keyboard to assign tags to fixture
    • Tags will appear in Research Mode reports
    • Allows users to define additional descriptors for fixtures when placing multiple instances of the same fixture (ex. “Aisle 1”, “Checklane 3”, “Back of Store”, etc.)
  • Corrected an issue with screenshots not properly playing audio feedback
  • Corrected an issue that prevented default or custom fixtures from loading in RSF files
  • Corrected an issue that allowed users to Super Size while holding custom fixtures, causing those fixtures to also double in size

Target Lab

  • Corrected an issue that caused one section of wallpaper and one endcap to become non-interactable

Library

  • Added checks to prevent creating multiple Custom Products with the same UPC
    • Causes issues with data association in Research Mode
    • When loading RSG files, if multiple custom products with the same UPC are detected, user is prompted to select one to keep
  • Implemented pagination
    • Library search results are now separated into multiple pages to improve performance
    • Users can select a number of results to show per page. Increasing this number may reduce performance

December 16, 2021 - ReadySet 2.6.3


Custom Environments

  • Added support for sliding cooler doors and single sided gondola to Custom Environments

Research

  • Corrected an issue that caused cameras for custom fixture to appear in the list twice when generating reports

Planogramming

  • Corrected issues with alignment of products when using segment exporting

December 2, 2021 - ReadySet 2.6.2


Large Format Grocery (Graphics)

  • Corrected an issue that caused products in the Deli to appear black

December 1, 2021 - ReadySet 2.6.1


Custom Environments

  • Added toggleable wallpaper functionality to custom environments

Custom Fixtures

  • Added ability to spawn proper shelf directly from a custom fixture
    • Shelf is spawned by reaching controller down to base beck and pulling the trigger
    • Does not require opening or searching the planogramming menu
  • Corrected an issue where duplicate custom fixture eye tracking cameras would overwrite each other

General

  • Corrected an issue that prevented the screenshot feedback notification from playing
  • Corrected an issue with transparent packaging that caused it to turn white in screenshots and data reports
  • Corrected an issue with the UTC Deli bench that caused price labels to float above it
  • Corrected an issue that prevented custom products from saving when placed on custom fixtures
  • Improved product texture system when using rough packaging
  • Corrected an issue that would allow endcaps to stack indefinitely when saving files

Front End

  • Corrected alignment of winged endacps

Novemeber 5, 2021 - ReadySet 2.6


CStore 3 (U Area)

  • Added new CStore environment
    • Contains “L” shaped checkout counter
    • Supports Front End (RSF) Files

Large Format Grocery

  • Updated Deli area in Large Format Grocery environments
    • Deli now contains multiple planogrammable shelves
    • Wallpaper can be disabled to allow further customization of planograms
  • Added Deli Under the Counter bench fixture to placeable fixtures
    • Can be found in the “Fixtures” tab of the Planogramming Menu

Front End

  • Added ability to load Front End (RSF) files directly from the “Open Project” page
    • Removed “Front End” tab from planogramming menu
    • Removed RSF folder location
    • Users navigate to and open their RSF file as if they were opening a project
    • For RSF files where more than one possible store option exists, users will be prompted to select the environment they wish to load the file into

Scene Viewer

  • Added Scene Viewer mode
    • Found under the “Planogramming” section of the landing page
    • Allows users to load a project with first person navigation
    • Does not require users to wear a headset to view projects

General

  • Added surface texture bumps/smoothness to products and improved their quality of transparency
  • Switched to native Windows File Browser when selecting files in ReadySet
  • Added hourglass cursor to better indicate when stores or files are loading
  • Added default fixture support
    • Fixtures can now be automatically added to the ReadySet library on application startup
  • Added loading indicator to Custom Product and Fixture importing

October 20, 2021 - ReadySet 2.5.1


General

  • Fixed an issue that would remove backfill when clicking backfill button if the product had already reached its maximum allowed backfill
  • Fixed an issue with Legacy Custom Stores that incorrectly removed unused Gondola
  • Fixed an issue with missing price labels on Custom Store fixtures

September 24, 2021 - ReadySet 2.5


Research

  • Added “Brand” column to output reports
  • DRC single items now tie purchase data to their DRC
  • Added Auto-generated Cameras to Signage
  • Added support for multiple price label locations on custom fixtures

Planogramming

  • Added Missing JDA Item highlighting
    • When loading JDA files, missing products will be replaced with a placeholder
    • Placeholder will be a white box
    • Placeholder will have missing item UPC listed on front
    • Placeholder will match the size of the missing item
  • Added Product Alignment feature
    • Found in Product tab of planogramming menu
    • Activating “Align Products” button will align ALL products to the front edge of their fixture
    • Once aligned, this can NOT be undone
  • Added Segment Exporting feature
    • Found under new “Segments” tab in planogramming menu
    • Users can select one or more gondola or gondola run and “Export” them
    • Exported segments can then be “Imported” into other RSG FIles
    • Segment Export/Import folder location must first be assigned in “Settings”
  • Added 1 inch Left/Right snapping to Shelves

Library

  • Added option to “Settings” that allows user to specify the location of their ReadySet Asset Library
    • Note that network/cloud drives are NOT supported at this time
  • Renamed “All” to “Back” in category dropdown to better indicate functionality
  • Added support for more complex, multi level Custom Fixtures
  • Improved system for downloading missing products
  • Added support for nested “Multi-DRC”
    • DRC that contain different product, flavor, or color options
    • Data can be tracked on the Multi-DRC box, as well as the individual products within
  • Added Custom Color option to Create Custom Product
    • The base box or can color can be assigned when creating the custom product
    • Any face of the custom product that does not have an image loaded will be colored
  • Added support for placeable Custom Fixtures
    • Custom fixtures can be moved/placed by the user
    • Custom fixtures are fully Eye Trackable

Target Lab

  • Added new “Target Lab” environment
  • Contains standard gondola, reach in coolers, and refrigerated sections
  • Contains pre-built signage package

CStore

  • Rebuilt legacy CStore to greatly improve visual quality
    • Includes planogrammable refrigerated wall
    • Includes default Under The Counter and Quick Serve options that can be disabled
    • Includes store exterior/parking lot and gasoline pumps

CStore Queue Area

  • Added new CStore Variant with open queue area
    • Supports Front End Builder files generated in ReadySet Portal
    • Allows for customized queuing layouts

General

  • Added user feedback audio and visual when taking screenshots
  • Locked controller screenshot camera horizontally, to prevent images from appearing angled
  • Removed unused Gondola in older save files, to improve performance
  • Improved feedback when attempting to overwrite save files
  • Corrected an issue with Presenter Mode when looking at partially transparent signage
  • Corrected an issue where pressing “Tab” in Configure menu would incorrectly attempt to load the RSG file
  • Corrected an issue that allowed clicking menu items while hovering over products or fixtures, resulting in picking both up simultaneously.

August 2, 2021 - ReadySet 2.4


Large Format Grocery

  • Improved visual quality in both standard and graphics version
  • Corrected an issue that would cause teleporting to be blocked when loading Front End (RSF) files
  • Fixed an issue preventing Section Dwell files from generating
  • Fixed an issue when opening files built in 2.2 that would cause the front end area to disappear

Aisle Showcase

  • Added Aisle Showcase environment
  • User can specify aisle length
  • White box background allows for more focused research

Planogramming

  • Adjusted Pallets to allow for products to overflow by up to 2 inches per siden
    • Allows for easier construction of pallets with large products
  • Corrected an issue that prevented pallets from snapping to the floor after saving and loading the file
  • Removed SR Runtime dependence
    • SR Runtime should no longer prompt when in planogram mode

Library

  • Added Custom Fixtures
    • Users can import custom fixture bundles on the “Fixture” page
    • Custom fixtures can be placed through Front End Builder in ReadySet Portal
      • Bundles must be imported prior to importing RSF file in headset
    • Custom Fixtures can be generated through ReadySet Pro Services

General

  • Greatly improved performance and reduced file size when using Grocery or Large Format Grocery environments
  • Restructured loading system to be more efficient
  • Added additional user feedback when loading files
  • Corrected an issue that would allow users to click the “Launch VR” button before the file had finished loading
  • Corrected an issue where loading a newly generated RSF file in Front End 8ft or Front End 11ft would fail
  • Fixed offset issues when loading RSF Files

June 14, 2021 - ReadySet 2.3


Research

  • Adjusted First Person window in Presenter view to prevent overlap with Purchases window

Planogramming

  • Added ability to toggle queue line shoppers off in planogramming mode
    • Found on options pane in “Front End” menu tab
    • Allows for easier, un-obstructed creation of Planograms

General

  • Added Large Format Grocery (Graphics) version
    • Same footprint as Large Format Grocery
    • Includes pre-built graphics and signage package
  • Added Front End support to Large Format Grocery
    • Large Format Grocery Front End can now be designed in Portal
    • Can use default traditional check lanes or load a Front End (RSF) file to replace them with custom configurations
  • Added support for Front End Builder to Custom Stores
    • Custom Stores can now be built to include a loadable Front End area

June 1, 2021 - ReadySet 2.2


Research

  • Redesigned Moderator UI to be cleaner
    • Moderators can now remove unwanted entries, including when “Endless Basket” is used
    • Adjusted purchases order so most recent entries appear at the top

General

  • Added Large Format Grocery lab environment
    • Complete store (15 Aisles), Refrigerated section, perimeter wall, and traditional front end checklanes all active
  • Added 2 additional Front End Environments
    • “Open”
      • Fully open front end space
    • “Customer Service”
      • Fully open front end space, but includes a Customer Service desk
  • Added Queue Line System
    • Users can now design and customize queue lines in Portal as part of Front End Builder
      • Queue line Duration
      • Queue line Style (Basket or Cart)
  • Added support for Traditional Checklanes to Portal (Front End Builder)
  • Added Custom Fixture System
    • ReadySet Pro Services now supports the creation of customized fixtures
    • Users can import and use these fixtures in the “Library” page
    • Custom fixtures transfer across systems within save files
    • Custom Fixtures are supported in Portal (Front End Builder)
  • Introduced new Installer/Update system
    • Users can now click the “Check for Updates” button to be guided through the automatic download and installation of new version updates
  • Fixed an issue that would prevent the preview from rotating in the main menu
  • Greatly improved performance in large stores

May 3, 2021 - ReadySet 2.1.8


Research

  • Corrected an issue that caused endcaps in custom stores to be disabled

April 21, 2021 - ReadySet 2.1.7


General

  • Corrected a typo that caused some shelves in Custom Stores to fail to show price tags
  • Corrected a transparency issue for products with clear packaging and opaque labels

February 2, 2021 - ReadySet 2.1.5


General

  • Adjusted render settings to greatly improve performance in large sets
  • Added settings to product loading to support transparency and metallic/reflective packaging on some products
  • Increased product reset/delete timeout when on floor from 2 seconds to 4 seconds

Grocery

  • Adjusted triggers in refrigerated section to make turning wallpaper off more consistent

December 7, 2020 - ReadySet 2.1.4


Research

  • Corrected further issues with wallpapers and endcaps incorrectly being disabled/li>

Planogramming

  • Adjusted JDA loading to allow peg and shelf fixtures to snap up to 48” above the max gondola height/li>
  • Fixed an issue where “Copy Project” was not working with Custom Environments

General

  • Adjusted product loading to support colored transparency on some products
  • Added foundation for update checking system in preparation for new installer system (to be released in a future update)

September 29, 2020 - ReadySet 2.1.3


Research

  • Fixed an issue where Endcaps were being incorrectly disabled in research mode

September 17, 2020 - ReadySet 2.1.2


Research

  • Fixed an issue where Respondents could inadvertently activate wallpapers by clicking the touchpad while touching the Gondola Base Deck

July 21, 2020 - ReadySet 2.1.1


Planogramming

  • Price labels now show in planogram mode
  • Prices must still be set in Research > Configure

Research

  • Fixed an issue where cameras in Custom Stores were not being disabled in research mode
  • Fixed an issue where Top Down Cameras were not showing the store when generating composites in Custom Stores

Library

  • Added “Half” Pallet to supported Pallet Fixture sizes
  • Fixed an issue where fixtures would not use the default color if making more than one at a time

General

  • Moved “No Logo” option to top of logo dropdown, for users with extensive logo libraries
  • Fixed some minor UI Alignment issues

July 2, 2020 - ReadySet 2.1


Front End Builder

  • The Front End Builder allows you to create custom self check environment, saved as RSF files. It can be accessed at portal.readysetvr.com
  • Two new Front End Specific environments including 8’ and 11’ traditional checklanes
  • Added ability to load RSF files into ReadySet Front End Environments
  • Added option in the Settings page to specify the location of RSF files
  • Once loaded, RSF files will automatically place front end fixtures in accordance with RSF file design
  • RSF files can be accessed/loaded from the “Front End” tab on the VR UI Menu

Grocery Lab Environment

  • Activated the deli/meat coolers for planogramming

Drug Lab Environment

  • Complete update to Drug Lab Environment
  • Gondola height is now 66”, to better support additional retailer options
  • Added cooler/refrigerated section
  • Added support for up to 60’ of continuous planogram
  • Existing Drug Environments will no longer be compatible, files will need to be rebuilt

Planogramming

Fixtures

  • Fixtures now support slanted shelves
  • Shelves can be slanted at 17 and 30 degree inclines
  • To cycle the slant options, hover over the shelf and press up or down on the trackpad

Copy & Paste

  • Added copy & paste feature
  • Any product or fixture can be copied
  • Hover over the product or fixture and press the “Menu” button

JDA Custom Product Update

  • Added option to JDA loading to specify favoring custom products over library products
  • This allows users to have a custom product with the same UPC as a library product and specify which one they would like to use during JDA loading

Base Deck Support with Copy & Paste

  • Added support for moving/ copy & paste to base decks
  • When moving or copy & pasting gondola backer, base deck products will now travel with the rest of the section

Product Library

  • Rebuilt the "Product" tab to improve performance
  • A category or search term must now be selected prior to searching
  • Added support for tabbing through create custom products feature in the product library

Signage Library

  • Signage can now be organized into groups using the “Add Group” button
  • Once a group is created, signage can also be clicked and dragged into groups

Research

Composite Visual Options

  • Users can now select which visual outputs they would like to generate when creating a composite

Maximum Teleport Distance

  • In the “Configure” tab, users can now specify the maximum teleport distance a respondent can travel (in ft)

Folder Location Option for Report Outputs

  • In the “Settings” page, under “Output Folder Location”, users can now specify a location for report outputs
  • Reports must still maintain the “Save File Name” > “Outputs” > “Respondent #” format, but the location of this folder can now be specified
  • This location is used for both research and reports generation, so please ensure the correct location is specified prior to running research or generating composite reports
  • If no location is specified, default location is used (Folder located next to the RSG file)

Auto Launch Eye Tracking Calibration

  • Added a button on the moderator UI to automatically launch Eye Tracking Calibration
  • This button is only available if using a Vive Pro Eye
  • This button is only available in Research mode, prior to starting a session

General

Screen Capture Mode

  • Clicking the camera icon in the upper right corner of the moderator UI will hide all UI to allow for cleaner screenshot/video recordings
  • Hovering off the camera icon will cause it to disappear, while hovering over it will cause it to re-appear

No Logo Options in Lab Environments

  • Added option for “No Logo” to dropdown, so users can remove the in-store logo if desired
  • Hovering off the camera icon will cause it to disappear, while hovering over it will cause it to re-appear

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that would sometimes cause ReadySet to hang on “Exit Without Saving”
  • Fixed an issue that prevented pallets from properly re-sizing
  • Fixed an issue that would cause “Take Hi Res Screenshots” to not always find all available cameras