Why a new version ? Microsoft decided to put an end to the Silverlight technology on which Ariane Live relied on to work on both Windows and Mac. It became urgent to port the solution on a new platform so that futur development could be planed in a serene way
The whole code was moved on Java 8 and new features added. Mainly :
Native installation. Ariane is installed as any other program and can be updated in a fluent and easy way.
3D display of the cave is again available, as it was in ariane 2.1
The project library has been improved and uses area geocoding to display/hide your projects.
Loop/Connection Auto close functionality.
You can now choose between Google Maps or Bing Maps as satellite imagery provider.
Display a confidence zone for your stations according to measurement standard deviations.