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Plugins / Re: Z1 Analyzer
February 12, 2020, 12:12:40 am
Version 1.18 of the Z1 Analyzer has a lot of new features.  Watch this video for a quick explanation of what they do and how they work!


Moving The Lap Beacon: 0:38
Stepping Forwards & Backwards Through Your Data: 3:11
Corner Overlays: 4:14
Time & Distance at the Cursor: 6:16
New Data Channels: 7:27
Trying Out License Levels: 8:43


Download the demo here: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Analyzer
January 27, 2020, 06:23:52 pm
We've just released version 1.18.2 of the Z1 Analyzer.  This fixes a bug in version 1.18 with the lap shifting feature where the base lap could 'shrink' if it was moved back and forth multiple times.

Existing users can get the update here: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/MyDashboard.cfm

New users can download the demo here: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Dashboard Software
January 24, 2020, 11:27:06 pm
As of version 4.21 of the Z1 Dashboard you can now stream your sim's data over the internet. This lets other Z1 users connect to your data stream and view the sim's data just as if they were sitting next to you.


If you are running endurance races and want your teammates to help you with strategy, or want to help other drivers with real time engineering or coaching, this is the solution.

How To Stream Your Data: 0:51
Connecting To A Data Stream: 5:21
Disconnecting A Data Stream: 8:08

Download the demo today: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Analyzer
January 10, 2020, 11:34:09 pm
As of version 1.18, the Z1 Analyzer lets you play back videos. You can sync these videos with the telemetry or play them back independently.  You can also jump around in the video by clicking anywhere on a trace or track map. It is as easy as that!


Video is a great way for you to see exactly where you are placing your car in a turn, and what the car is doing at any moment.  Make sure you are using the latest version of the Analyzer to get the most from your racing or track day.

Download the demo today: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Dashboard Software
January 03, 2020, 08:24:33 pm
We've put out updates to the Dashboard (v4.21.1), Server (v1.19.1) and Analyzer (v1.18.1).  These updates fix a bug with the internet streaming where your order number would be incorrectly rejected when trying to connect.  Everyone should update to this version to use the streaming service.

Also there are a few small tweaks in these updates:
Analyzer 1.18.1:
* Relaxed the check which determines if the Analyzer is off-screen or not.  This should help with remembering the position of the Analyzer's window when it is close to the edges of your screen.

Dashboard 4.21.1:
* Adjusted the minimum allowed size of the Dashboard window to be half of what it was in 4.20.  It is now 240 x 136.

Download the demo today: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Analyzer
December 31, 2019, 05:02:55 pm
Version 1.18 of the Z1 Analyzer is now available!

There are many improvements in this version, but the big one is the addition of video.  You can now open videos of your laps and have them play back in sync with the telemetry. You can sync the video and the telemetry so that whenever you move to a different point in the video the telemetry will move to that same point, and vise-versa.


We've also added corner overlays, making it easier to see where the corners are in your traces. As with everything in the Analyzer these overlays are completely customizable.


The current time and distance of the cursor is now displayed in the status bar at the bottom of the Analyzer's display.  New to this version is the ability to step through the telemetry using the left/right arrow keys.


And for track, educational or commercial users you can now adjust the beacon position of the base lap in one of three ways: through a dialog, or keyboard arrows, or using the mouse.


Remember the Z1 Analyzer comes with the Z1 Dashboard and Z1 Server!

Download the demo today: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm

Existing users can get the update here: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/MyDashboard.cfm

Here is the full list of release notes:
* 64 Bit - The Analyzer is now a 64 bit application.  This was necessary for the video option below.

* VIDEO - The Z1 Analyzer now supports opening and playing back mp4 and avi video files.  To display the video window go to Display->Show Video.  The video window is exactly like any other window in the Analyzer.  You can drag it and resize it as you like.

To open a video click on the folder icon at the bottom of the video window.

To play a video click on the play icon at the bottom of the video window. Just like the playback of telemetry data, each time you click the play button the playback speed will be reduced by half, down to 1/16 speed.  At that point clicking it again resumes full playback speed.

To pause a video click on the pause icon at the bottom of the video window

To stop playback of a video click on the stop icon at the bottom of the video window. Clicking the stop button also resets playback speed to full speed.

You can step forward and backwards through the video frame by frame by using the forward/backward step icons.  Each click of one of these icons will advance/rewind the video by one frame.

You can jump to the start or end of the video by using the 'move to beginning' and 'move to end' buttons.

You can fast-forward or rewind the video by using the fast-forward or rewind buttons.

* There is a sync button in the video button bar.  This looks like two arrows pointing at each other.  When this button is selected it will turn green.  When it is selected if you play, pause of stop the telemetry or video then the other will also play, pause or stop.

* There is a flag button in the video button bar. This is used to specify where the start/finish line is for the lap. You should use the video controls to move the video so that the car is right at the start/finish line.  Then click this button.  Doing so will tell the Analyzer where the start/finish line is for this video and this lap.  Once this has been done, the Analyzer will keep the video and telemetry in the same position on the lap when you click to a specific location on a trace or the track map.

* You can now step forward/backward through the telemetry using the right/left arrow keys. Each time you press one of the keys you'll move forward or backward by one data point in the lap. This makes it easier to control exactly where you are in the lap.

* The Analyzer will now use both steering inputs and lateral g-forces to determine the corners of a track. The g-force threshold is 0.6G to determine the start of a corner. Note if the track has track edges defined then those will be used to determine corners instead of steering or g-forces.

* There is now an option to show corners overlayed on the traces. This option is located under Display->Show Corner Overlays.  You can choose if you want the overlays to be filled on the trace, or just an outline by ticking the 'Fill Corner Overlay' option in the settings General tab. You can choose the colors used to draw the left and right hand corners in the Screen Colors and Print Colors under the Track Map section.  You can have different colors for screen display and printing purposes.

* There is now an option to shift the base lap forwards or backwards as compared to the main lap. This is intended to let you line up two different laps that have used different beacon positions.  This would occur most often in real world imported laps. In sim laps it is highly unlikely you would need this feature.  The option is available under the Laps->Shift Laps menu option.  In the dialog you can then enter the distance you want to move the base lap in meters, centimeters or feet.  A positive number shifts the lap to the right, and a negative number shifts it to the left.

You can also shift the lap forward or backward by one data point by using the Shift+Right/Left Arrow keyboard combination, or by choosing the Laps->Shift Forward or Laps->Shift Backward menu options.

You can also use the mouse to shift the lap forward or backward.  Hold the Shift key down and left click on a trace and drag the mouse. This will shift the base lap trace in sync with the mouse movement.

Note shifting a lap does not permanently change its beacon position.  It only moves it while the lap is currently open.

This feature requires a track license or higher.

* The status bar now displays the current time and distance at the cursor position. This data is show as "cursor: 0:24.817 | 3358.3 feet". If you have distances set to metric then you'll see the distances in meters. This information is based on the main lap and not the base lap.

* Added six (6) new traces: Yaw, Pitch, Roll, Yaw Rate, Pitch Rate and Roll Rate.  These are available for all users under 'Chassis' in the trace popup menu for those sims that support this data.  These traces are also available for use with custom traces.  For track and commercial users they are also available for imported data. And for commercial users they are available in the 'Limits' settings of the commercial settings tab.

* Updates to how saved layouts are handled with respect to resizing them if the window size differs from when they were saved, and if more traces have been added to the Analyzer since the layout was created. Note these changes only effect layouts saved in this version and forward.

* When running the demo you can now choose between the four different license levels (standard, track, educational or commercial). This lets you try out each license level to determine which is right for you. As before, the demo will last 15 minutes regardless of the license level selected.  After the 15 minutes is over you will have to restart the Analyzer to get another 15 minutes.

* There is a new license level - educational.  This is intended for educational institutions.  For details on this license level and what it offers please visit https://www.z1simwheel.com/analyzer/licenses.cfm

Download the demo today: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Dashboard Software
December 30, 2019, 10:25:38 pm
Version 4.21 of the Z1 Dashboard is now available!

This latest version bring a huge new feature that allows you to share your data over the internet with your team mates!  It is quick and easy to create a data stream for your team mates to connect to.  Choose a name, what data you want to share and whether or not you want to set a password.

Set up your data stream in the Z1 Server


The Z1 server shows your data stream's status


Click the new icon on the Z1 Dashboard to view the list of currently available data streams


Select a data stream using the Z1 Dashboard


We have also introduced a new license level - Educational.  This is for schools, colleges and universities so they can use the Z1 software in a teaching environment.

As we now have four license levels (standard, track, educational and commercial) you can now choose which license level you'd like to try out when running the demo.

Select license level when running the demo.


Download the demo here: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm

Existing users can download this update here: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/MyDashboard.cfm

Full list of release notes:
* SENDING DATA OVER THE INTERNET
As of this version you can now transmit your car's data over the internet so that other users of the Z1 software (Dashboard/Server at this time) can view that data from remote locations. You can either choose to send your data, or you can choose to connect to a data stream from a driver who is transmitting their data.  Multiple people can connect to a driver's data stream.

Usages of this feature would be to allow teams of drivers to see the data of other drivers in their teams when those drivers are on track.  Or a driver coach could monitor a driver's actions while they are in the car.  Note that this is the internet and there will be lag, so the data may not be exactly real time to the millisecond.


SENDING DATA
The Z1 Server is used to send your data over the internet.  All you have to do is start the Z1 Server and any sim currently supported by the Z1 Server software.  Then click on the settings icon at the top  right of the Z1 Server screen.  There is a new tab called 'Internet'.  Select this tab. You can then enter a name for your data stream.  Your driver name would be a good example of the name to enter here.  You can choose to password protect your data stream by entering a password.  If you leave the password blank then anyone can join your data stream.

There are three types of data you can select to transmit.  You can choose any combination of the three.
CAR STATS: This is sent once a second and includes your lap times, sector times, lap completed, total laps, car position, etc.

CAR DATA: You can choose either Brief or Full.  This data is sent as frequently as possible.
Brief data includes rpm, water temp, water pressure, oil pressure, oil temp, speed, fuel remaining, voltage, longitudinal acceleration, lateral acceleration, vertical acceleration, throttle, brake, steering percentage, steering angle, ERS level, ERS max level, max ERS per lap, ERS used this lap, ERS deploy percentage, gear, various warning flags, tire inner temp, tire middle temp, tire outer temp, tire pressure, brake temp, tire wear, wheel speed.

Full data includes: lap percent, rpm, water temp, cylinder head temp, water pressure, water level, oil pressure, fuel pressure, oil temp, speed, fuel remaining, fuel level percent, fuel density, voltage, longitudinal acceleration, lateral acceleration, vertical acceleration, throttle, brake, clutch, throttle raw, brake raw, steering percent, steering angle, steering torque, steering torque percentage, power MGUK, torque MGUK, power MGUH, ERS level, ERS max level, max ERS per lap, ERS used this lap, ERS deployment percentage, manifold pressure, fuel per hour, yaw north, center front spring ride height, center front spring shock deflection, center front spring shock velocity, center rear spring shock deflection, center rear shock velocity, gear, various warning flags, tire inner temp, tire middle temp, tire outer temp, tire pressure, wheel ride height, wheel shock deflection, shock velocity, brake temps, tire wear, wheel speed, tire carcas inner temp, tire carcass middle temp, tire carcass outer temp, brake pressure, wheel rps, wheel camber.

LOCATION DATA: You can choose either Brief or Full.  This data is sent once a second.  It includes the data on your competitors.
Brief data includes: Just their location on track.  You'll see the circle for each car on the track map, and nothing else.

Full data includes: Their location on track, fastest lap time, last lap time, fast lap number, lap completed, iRating (iRacing only), safety rating (iRacing only), driver name, car name, car class, car number (for supported sims)



Click the connect button to connect to the server.  You should then receive a message confirming your connection.  Then close the settings dialog to start your data stream.

When you are connected to the internet you will see the word 'Internet' highlighted in white on the main Z1 Server screen.  You will also see your average ping to the server.

To disconnect you can either just quit the Z1 Server, or go back to the Internet tab and click Disconnect.  Note if our servers loose contact with you for more than 10 seconds you will be automatically disconnected.


RECEIVING DATA
The Z1 Dashboard is used to receive data from the internet.  To do so, start the Z1 Dashboard, but do not connect to a sim.  On the Waiting For Connection screen, you will see an icon that looks like the world with a ring around it.  Click on this to bring up the list of available data streams.  You can scroll the list if necessary using your mouse wheel.  You can refresh the list by clicking on the blue refresh icon at the top right of the window.  The list will show the name of the data stream (driver), the sim, track and car being used for that stream.  In addition you'll see the ping that stream is getting to our servers, and the number of other drivers currently connected to the stream.  If the stream requires a password there will be a small padlock icon to the left of the driver stream name.

Your ping to the server is listed at the top of the display.

To select a stream to view simply double click on the desired data stream.  If that data stream requires a password then you'll be prompted to enter it at this time.  A confirmation dialog will be displayed letting you know if you were able to connect to the data stream.  If successful then this window will close and you'll be viewing the Z1 Dashboard as you would if you were connected to a sim.

Note obviously you cannot control what the other driver is doing.  You are just watching them.  You can still change dashboards as you would if you were driving.  This allows you to view the data in a way that is useful to you.

To disconnect from a data stream, simply close the Z1 Dashboard.


ACCOUNT TIME LEFT
You'll note that on both the Z1 Server and Z1 Dashboard there is a line saying 'account time left'.  This display is in hours and minutes.  This data streaming service is a pay service.  We have to support it with servers and bandwidth, which we have to pay for.  Because of this the use of the server will be charged at 50 cents per hour.  You can purchase time for the service in $5 blocks (10 hours a time).  Every user of the Z1 software will be given 10 free hours so that they can experience the data streaming service.

When your account time left reaches zero your data stream will be terminated until you add additional time to the service.  This can be done by going to the My Dashboard page (https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/MyDashboard.cfm), entering your order number, and purchasing additional time there.


REGISTRATION
You must have registered the Z1 Server and/or Z1 Dashboard using your order number for this feature to work.


* When running the demo you can now choose between the four different license levels (standard, track, educational or commercial). This lets you try out each license level to determine which is right for you. As before, the demo will last 15 minutes regardless of the license level selected.  After the 15 minutes is over you will have to restart the Analyzer to get another 15 minutes.

* There is a new license level - educational.  This is intended for educational institutions.  For details on this license level and what it offers please visit https://www.z1simwheel.com/analyzer/licenses.cfm

* The default track map is now a circle.  This is displayed if a track map does not exist for the selected track.

Download the demo today: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Analyzer
July 17, 2019, 11:49:34 pm
In this video we discuss what we've been up to over the past month and what our goals are for the next month or so.


Including updated on the website, emails, current versions, sim compatibility, future feature lists and more.

The current demo can be downloaded here: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Dashboard Software
July 17, 2019, 11:45:07 pm
In this video we discuss what we've been up to over the past month and what our goals are for the next month or so.


Including updated on the website, emails, current versions, sim compatibility, future feature lists and more.

The current demo can be downloaded here: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Dashboard Software
July 16, 2019, 11:11:11 pm
We just released version 4.19.1 of the Z1 Dashboard.  This fixes a few bugs we found in version 4.19.0.

* Fixed an issue with Edit Mode where if you exited the sim before exiting the Z1 Dashboard then any changes made with Edit Mode were not saved.

* Fixed an issue with the Cadillac dashboard where the brake bias did not line up properly in the display.

* Fixed an issue with the Cadillac dashboard that caused a white area to be displayed at the bottom of the dashboard after in-car settings were changed and displayed on screen.

Existing users can download the update here: https://www.z1simwheel.com/dashboard/MyDashboard.cfm

You can download the demo here: https://www.z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Analyzer
July 12, 2019, 06:55:00 pm
One of the great unique features of the Z1 Analyzer is Track Edges.  This lets you see where the edges of the track are when viewing your driving line.  A driving line shown in empty space just doesn't help much.  But once you add the left and right edges of the track you can really see where you are on the lap.

Driving line with Track Edges showing:


We've updated the list of available laps to show which tracks have pre-defined track edge files.  When you view a lap from one of these tracks the track edges will automatically be downloaded from our servers so you can easily and properly view the driving line on your Z1 Analyzer.

The new Track Edge icon shown on our website indicates pre-defined track edges:


See what is available here: https://z1simwheel.com/analyzer/availableLaps.cfm

In addition to the track edges there are over 27,000 laps that you can compare yourself against!
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Analyzer
July 11, 2019, 01:22:58 am
We've just released version 1.16.2 of the Z1 Analyzer!  This fixes a couple of bugs as well as introduces a couple of small improvements to version 1.16.

* The limit for the number of cars or drivers that can be displayed in the drop downs for the popup menu when selecting a lap has been increased from 100 to 1,000.  This is sue to the number of different laps now available on our servers.

* Fixed a bug that resulted in imported external data not always matching up properly with sim data when displaying traces by time.

* The Track License will now allow for up to 20 different Layouts.  Previously was the same as the standard license at 10. The commercial license allows for an unlimited number of layouts.

* The Open Layout and Save Layout dialogs now show the number of saved layouts in parenthesis after the 'Saved Layouts' title.

* The Edit Trace dialog now shows the number of saved custom traces in parenthesis after the 'Trace Name' title.

* You can now delete a custom trace in the Edit Custom Traces dialog.  Right click on the custom trace name you wish to delete and choose 'Delete Custom Trace'. Note if the trace was being used in the currently displayed layout then it will remain there until you select a different trace to replace it, or until you select a different layout, or you restart the Analyzer. Any saved layouts that used the deleted custom trace will have that custom trace replaced by the Throttle trace.

You can download the demo here: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm

Existing users can update here: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/MyDashboard.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Analyzer
July 10, 2019, 12:19:17 am
Version 1.16.1 of the Z1 Analyzer is now available. This fixes a couple of bugs that were found in version 1.16.0.

* Fixed a bug that could cause the Analyzer to crash when attempting to open laps if it was unable to connect to our servers when requesting data on other laps.

* Fixed a bug that could prevent the external import data process from running properly if the track length was specified.

Download the demo here: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm

Existing users can get the update here: https://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/MyDashboard.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Dashboard Software
June 28, 2019, 06:08:03 pm
Edit Mode is a new way for you to select dashboards for your car in version 4.19 of the Z1 Dashboard. It allows you to scroll through all the available dashboards while sitting in your car.


There are several ways to turn Edit Mode on or off.  When you are in the car you can right click your mouse, or CTRL-left click your mouse on the dashboard.  Or you can assign a button box button or POV switch.  To assign a button or POV switch go to the Buttons tab of the Z1 Dashboard's settings dialog. There is an option called 'Toggle Edit Mode'. Assigning a button or POV switch to this will let you turn this mode on or off.

When it is on you will see an indication on the current dashboard that you are in Edit Mode. The name of the currently displayed dashboard will be shown along with the current screen number.  (Remember you can have up to 10 dashboards assigned to each car).  When Edit Mode is on you can scroll through the dashboards by using the mouse to click on the left/right side of the dashboard to move ahead or backwards in the list of dashboards.  The dashboards will scroll alphabetically.  If you have a button assignment for the next screen or last screen functions, then during edit mode those will change the dashboard to the next or previous dashboard.  If you have a Z1 LCD Touch Screen, then you can tap on the right or left side of the screen to change the dashboard assignment.

When the dashboard you want is displayed, turn off Edit Mode by pressing the same button used to turn it on, or right-click or CTRL-left click again.  The currently displayed dashboard will now be saved for the car in the appropriate screen location. If you would like to change one of the other dashboard slots assigned to the car, remember you can have up to 10, just scroll to the slot as you normally would, then active Edit Mode again, and proceed as described above.

Note that the various customizations of the dashboards, such as colors, warnings levels, etc, and the number of dashboards assigned to a car are still done in the settings dialog using the Car 1 and Car 2 tabs.

Download the Z1 Dashboard demo here: http://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm
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Plugins / Re: Z1 Analyzer
June 26, 2019, 11:35:01 pm
Version 1.16 of the Z1 Analyzer is now available! With lots of improvements and additions this is a must have telemetry application for any serious sim racer, and now real world racer!

Some highlights of this version are the introduction of a new license type - the Track license.
This let's you import real world data and view it in the Analyzer, and compare it to a sim lap.


Commercial users can now run live telemetry against a recorded lap with those laps overlaid by lap distance or percentage.


The Analysis screen and its description screen can now be moved and resized like any other window.


You can now save column mappings in the Import External Data dialog.


You can import both CSV and LOG files, making it easy to import RaceCapture data files.


You can download the demo here: http://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm

Existing users can update here: http://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/MyDashboard.cfm

Here is the full list of release notes:
* Track License - this is a new license type. It is intended for those users who want to utilize the Z1 Analyzer in real world scenarios. This license gives you access to the Import External Data feature of the Analyzer. This is compatible with data logging systems such as AIM or RaceCapture, or any other one that outputs data in a CSV format .

Once your real world data has been imported into the Analyzer all the standard tools within the Analyzer are available to you to review the data. This includes all the traces, custom traces, and analysis screens. You can compare two separate real world laps, just as you would any other laps. In addition you can compare your imported laps to a lap done in a sim.

This license type is available on the Try/Buy page of the website (www.z1dashboard.com). Existing users can upgrade from a standard license to a track license by going to the My Dashboard section of the website (http://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/MyDashboard.cfm). Once logged in there with their order number they will see an option to upgrade to the track license.

After purchasing a track license, the same pricing options apply regarding updates or the monthly subscription as apply to the standard license.

* The Analysis screen and its associated description screen are now movable and resizable just like the traces and track maps. In addition you can have the map track map and the analysis screens displayed simultaneously.

* When viewing live telemetry and comparing it to a base lap, you can now choose to compare the laps by time, lap percentage or lap distance. Comparing by lap time is what has always been the case in previous versions. Comparing by lap time overlays the two graphs by where they are in time on their laps. This lets you see if you are falling behind or are pulling ahead of the other lap. Comparing by lap percentage overlays the two graphs by where they are on the track. This lets you see in real time how the inputs of each lap compare at the exact location on the track. Comparing by lap distance is the same as by lap percent, but the x-axis will display the distance round the track in feet or meters rather than by percentage. This is a commercial only feature.

* The 'Use Live Extents' option has been improved, reducing the performance hit that could be incurred when using this feature. When this feature is turned on the live telemetry will use the values of the main lap to determine the various y-axis values in each trace. This feature is always on for non-commercial users. Commercial users have the option of turning this feature off and using the base lap to determine the y-axis values in the traces.

* Live telemetry now can show the sector divisions on the traces, when supported by the sim.

* When saving a custom layout the current color palette will now be saved along with the layout. When loading a layout its color palette will also be loaded, replacing the current color palette.

* The Lap Scan debug option now outputs more data. This will make it easier to diagnose any issues with laps not being found.

* Scanning of ZOD2 files has been improved. The Analyzer will now check to make sure all laps that can be extracted from a ZOD2 file actually exist, and if not it will recreate them. Previously if a ZOD2 file was scanned, and then a file it created was deleted, there was no was to get that deleted file back again.

* When scanning ZOD2 files the Lap Scan dialog will now report the name of the file being scanned and the number of laps currently found within it. Previously the display would show no updates until the ZOD2 files were scanned. This resulted in it appearing as if the lap scan was hung up.

* There is now an option in the Import External Data dialog to save column mappings. After you have specified all the column mappings and their units, click the Save Mapping button. You'll be prompted for a name for the mapping. Then click OK. This mapping will then be available to load in the future. To load a previously saved mapping, choose its name from the Load Mapping drop down. The column mappings will then be applied to the currently selected file. This new option saves time if you have a standard file format or two that you repeatedly import.

* The Import External Data dialog now lets you import file of type 'LOG', as long as those files are in the same CSV format as a CSV file. This allows for more easy importing of data from applications like RaceCapture.

* The Import External Data option now lets you import data files where there are gaps on the data. There are some data files where the data is only recorded when it changes. This leaves blank cells in some of the rows. In this case the Analyzer will fill in those blanks with the previous value for the data channel.

Download the demo here: http://z1simwheel.com/dashboard/demo.cfm