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Shearwater Desktop & Windows 10 Creator’s Update

We have identified an issue with Windows 10 Creator’s Update that prevents Shearwater Desktop from connecting to Perdix AI and some Perdix computers. It’s been confirmed by Microsoft that the latest update has caused some issues with Bluetooth. If you would like additional information, this article provides...

Release Notes Shearwater Desktop 3.1.1

Changes in Version 3.1.1: Bug Notes:
  • SLIP RX issue is still prominent in Mac’s. This is being addressed in future Firmware updates.
New Features/Improvements:
  • Windows UI now merges both Perdix and Perdix AI connection protocols.
  • Added tooltip to help distinguish between protocols for Perdix for Macs.

Shearwater Cloud Open Beta

RICHMOND, British Columbia – March 24, 2017 – Shearwater Research Inc. is excited to announce that Shearwater Cloud is now available as an Open Beta. With cloud computing Shearwater divers will be able to link their network of mobile devices and share information between them. With Shearwater Cloud...

New Perdix's use Bluetooth Low Energy only

Perdix units that have been shipped with version 44 firmware have now had their hardware upgraded to use the same Bluetooth 4.2 module as the Perdix AI. The advantage to this is a much lower power consumption than the previous Bluetooth 2.0 modules used in older Perdix...

Petrel 1 & 2 / Perdix & Perdix AI Firmware V44 Release Notes

A note on models: The Petrel, Petrel 2, Perdix, and Perdix AI share a common firmware base. Due to hardware differences, not all features are available on all models. The following changes apply to all models unless otherwise noted.

Version 44 (2017-03-02):

NEW FEATURE: Release of translated languages for...