Corvus v. 2023.1.0

Release date: 
Tuesday, 14. February 2023
English, Czech, German, Polish, Slovak, Italian
Supported versions of the operating system Android: 
6.0 Marshmallow, 6.0.1 Marshmallow, 7.0 Nougat, 7.1 Nougat, 7.1.1 Nougat, 7.1.2 Nougat, 8.0 Oreo, 8.1 Oreo, 9.0 Pie, 10.0, 11.0, 12.0, 13.0
Application to download: 
New module: 
Receipts scanner

Lets you to scan and review data in receipts emitted by shops in Slovakia. Internet connection is required.

New feature or improvement: 
Books downloader application now allows access to library.
Corvus input method now supports unfortunately rarely used api to handle autocompletions.
Corvus input method now implements control by buttons designed for partially sighted, same as in Corvus environment.
It is now possible to set sounds for countdown timers.
Locality application can now be terminated using item in context menu. Usable e.g., when you want to have locality on main screen but want to disable it temporarily in some situation.
Accessibility focus border has now our color to be able to easily identify whether user uses our screen reader.
My Corvus calls are now not terminated when user leaves during call screen and can be recovered using dynamic item on main screen, similar as with standard calls.
Remote help can be now combined with video call and screen sharing. You can choose the mode when initiating help provisioning or in settings.
Improved keyboard typing by button. We actually filter finger moves when user starts to tap by other finger to choose letter on selected button. This eliminates unneeded switch of chosen button problem reported by some users.
List of friends in My Corvus application is now alphabetically sorted and we also implemented filtering like in contacts. Use standard find gesture or context menu item to invoke it.
Context menu in list of My Corvus friends now contains item allowing you to show details about particular contact.
It is now possible to return back to remote help screen also by dynamic item on main screen (similar as with phone or My Corvus calls).
Built-in E-speak now announces – character in numbers to be able to denote negative numbers.
Functionality or controll change: 
We implemented modern explore by touch api which lets us to have buttons on navigation bar always in explore by touch mode. Works on Android 11 and later, on Samsung devices since Android 12.
Above mentioned implementation fixes also problem with keyboard in Chrome.
Corvus IME now uses modern api to communicate with edits and works much better. We can now properly handle also changes of text performed from the outside of IME.
We have a new and better version of optical recognition library.
We dramatically improved scanning of bar codes, it is now much easier to quickly find and scan codes in many situations.
We now ignore all settings related to deactivation of screen reader when using remote help, to be able to use all functionalities.
It is now necessary to enable accessibility service to be able to use remote help.
Corvus now informs you when sending any kind of My Corvus notification whether it was successful or not.
The setting block gestures when near ear in settings>phone is now enabled by default.
Fixed bug: 
Fixed few bugs related to not functioning of locality functions in some situations.
Fixed a regression which caused that it was not possible to play internet streams as action in alarms.
Fixed few bugs related to loss of license in some situations.
Fixed a bug which caused that there was not always announced metainformation about item on main screen.
Fixed a bug which caused that My Corvus call sometimes blocked connections at background.
Fixed a bug in Tagger application which caused that it was not possible to scan NFC tags in some situations.
Fixed a bug which caused that during call screen of My Corvus was frozen in list of recent apps and caused unnecessary behavior when was reactivated by user.
Fixed typos in localizations.