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Incredibly happy to be writing this blog entry to introduce the Track Attack Analytics App into a public Beta!  We’ve been working on this for the past 6+ months and glad to finally get it to more people’s hands.

What is it?

First, it’s a companion experience.  Our goal with Track Attack has always been to be more than just an app and this is one big step to proving that.  When you become a Track Attack user, you get a great app to record lap times and video, a place to store your entire history, share easily with friends online and now, a place to analyze your data in the easiest way possible.  It is initially available for Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 tablets, laptops and PC’s.

We’ve been working with leading minds in the motorsport industry (coaches, drivers and instructors) on identifying the most critical views of data and things to focus on for the vast majority of drivers.  We then took those views and made those the center of the app experience so that anyone can easily analyze their data.  No need to be a tech wiz or a race engineer to ‘play with data’!

Home Screen - Pin Favorites

This is not data analysis for pro-racing teams making a living from racing.  This is data analysis for the rest of us.  We will continue to improve and tweak based on your feedback but our goal is not to be another AIM Race Studio or Motec or Pi.  We will focus on the making the core views on data easy to gather, easy to use and easy to share/compare.

Single Lap Analysis

The first view in the app is the ability to view a single session/lap in isolation.  The point here is really to zoom in on you and whether you are driving at the limit.  When we talked with driver coaches and instructors, they told us that after they’ve covered the basics with a driver and they knew the driver understood the track, braking points, turn-in points, the line, etc… they would then turn their focus to the traction limit.

Single Lap Analysis

How much of the traction limit is the driver using and how consistent are they?  This is where we focus in on the traction circle.  The accelerometers in most smartphones aren’t great but they can get the job done.  The goal here is to see if and how that little dot in the traction circle is moving around?  Is it transitioning smoothly from braking, to turning to acceleration – around the traction circle in a nice arch?  Or is moving forward under breaking and then back down before shifting to the side for the turn?  That’s the difference.  Coaches told us that many times, they will prefer to have a driver, driving at the limit across the track over driving the perfect line around the track.

Multiple Session Analysis

Alright, you dug into your laps and you think you have a handle on the traction limit.  Now, you want to see what you did different in that one magical lap.  You did something and got faster but you have no idea what.  This is where the multiple lap analysis view shines.  Here you can select any two laps within a session and compare them on top of each other.  You can watch the laps play real time and see the differences in the video, see the differences on the map and figure out what’s going on.

Now you know!

Multi-Lap Comparison

Segment Report

This is the crown jewel!  In the analytics app you can go into each of the tracks you’ve driven and create segments.  Those segments are then applied to all of your sessions and this really shines in a few places:

  1. When you’re comparing two laps, we calculate the differences in segment times automatically and you can zoom in immediately and see where the biggest differences in time are.  This is even more powerful if you are able to get a driver coach, instructor or just a faster driver to drive your car in a session or split a session together.  You then have their data and can see exactly where the gaps in lap times are – instantly!
  2. Continuing on the theme of having someone else drive your car in a given session or comparing two sessions (one where you drove and another where the other person drove), you can now pull a segment report across all of that data and come up with a virtual fastest lap.  This is where we take the fastest times for each segment and put together a virtual fastest lap (or sometimes referred to as a theoretical fastest lap).  Great but this is available in other places.  Well, we go one step further!  If you have the video for each of those sessions uploaded, we then piece together the video of all of those fastest segments and compile a video that virtual fastest lap.  Now, you can see exactly what that lap looks like.  This is even more powerful when you use a GoPro as your camera source, getting a shot of the driver (for the driver inputs) and looking out the front windshield.  There is nothing more powerful that you can use for a visualization tool!
  3. Lastly, you can do the above in #2 for just your laps.  Take any single session and analyze your segments, the virtual fastest lap, the corresponding video and even drill into any individual segment cell, not just the fastest ones.

Segment Analysis Sector Management

The last thing here is that you find that in a given session, where you might have focused only on the fastest lap before, now you know that there is a ton of value in the other laps.  Maybe a lap wasn’t the overall fastest because of traffic or a mistake but you could have had a great segment time there.  Now you will know and it’s time to put it all together!

How To Videos

Even though we made it a goal to have this be the easiest to use analytics tool in motorsports, it’s new and we wanted to show you all how to use it.  So we shot a bunch of How-To videos and put them directly in the app!

How-To Videos

Let us know how to make it better!

Lastly, this experience is in public beta and it will be for a while, for a reason.  We want to make this better with your input and feedback.  Check it out, use it, beat it up, break it and tell us how to make it better!  Tell us and share your thoughts with everyone else here on the Support Forum!

 

Last week we pushed to production a big update for Android and though we published the update on Facebook and Twitter, we wanted to go into more detail here on what’s included.

1. New leaderboard view in the track profiles

This something we’ve been excited about, not just for the apps but for Track Attack overall.  Now, for each track profile, you will see the running leaderboard for each race track!  Now, you can know what a fast lap time for each track is and for now, you can also click into the session details to see more about that session but not the video itself or access the data, to respect privacy of the driver.

In the future, we will build out this functionality more across the other apps and the website.  You will be able to purposefully designate a session as public or private and be able to request access to the data for a given session.  This is how we’re going to use the power of data and the community of users to help each of us be better drivers!

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Leaderboard for each race track!

 

2. New session recording screens

We’ve received feedback from users over time that they would like to see while driving on track.  By default we’ve had the running lap timer, flashing the new lap time as each lap is completed but some users have wanted the last lap time displayed until a new lap time is recorded, while others have wanted to see speed averages.  We’ll we take cared of it!

Default – running lap timer: We’ll continue to have running lap timer as the default data that is viewed for each session.

Static lap time: Now you have an option to see the last completed lap time, stay displayed until you complete an new lap.

Speed averages: Some of our longer rally stage users have asked us for a view of their session where the average speed is displayed and updated real time as they drive.  This new screen will show the average speed for the current lap, which is updated 1x per second and the value resets after each lap is completed and below that, the entire session average speed.

3 options for session record screen while you drive!

3 options for session record screen while you drive!

3. Manual video and data sync

Software is weird and as hard as we might try, sometimes the data and video layers are out of sync by a second or so.  On some tracks and some days it is perfectly fine and on other days/tracks, they are out of sync.  Well, now we let you manually fix these situations.  In each session, you’ll find a Video Sync button where you can move forward or backward the video position relative to the data layer.

Our recommendation is that you start with the first lap, find the best alignment and then the app will automatically adjust all remaining laps.

Manually sync any sessions where the video and data layers are out of sync.

Manually sync any sessions where the video and data layers are out of sync.

4. Bug fixes!

It’s on an ongoing battle.  We cleaned up a bunch of code and fixed all reported bugs and crashes over the past 3 months.

 

 

A couple months into the new year, we’ve made enough progress to have a good sense for what is achievable this year and what probably isn’t.  So, with sharing as much as we can, here’s what we’re focusing on for 2015:

 

1. Putting Track Attack into your hands

From the very beginning, we envisioned enabling drivers to accelerate learning and development by leveraging the shared knowledge of the community.  This means putting a number of features in place that allows everyone to contribute to the knowledge base and connect with each other.  Without giving away too much, here’s what you can expect:

  • Track specific profiles
  • Leaderboards
  • Driver specific pages
  • Ability to share whatever you want, however you want – you control what you share and how you share it

2. An incredible app experience

It took time to get Track Attack at feature parity across the three platforms (iOS, Android and Windows Phone) and 2015 is when we go to the next level.  Here’s what we got planned:

  • Support for external GPS accessories on all platforms.  Android and Windows Phone are done, and we’re close to having it done with iOS.
  • Support for GoPro cameras.  Many of the phones have awesome cameras but sometimes we want different angles, wider views, to use it easier on Karts and motorcycles.  With GoPro support, we’ll make it happen!
  • Ability to export your video with the data overlay embedded.  This is done for iOS and we’re going to make this happen for Android and Windows Phone, one way or another.
  • Ruthlessly attacking bugs – we test, test and test again but we can’t cover all scenarios.  We’ll keep at it and make Track Attack as stable as we possibly can.
  • Improved usability – we want to make Track Attack as easy to use as possible.  Especially in the most time sensitive situations such as recording a session or getting to your highlight reel.

3. Helping you be a better driver

While we are going to enable our users to export session data to analyze however you want in Excel or any other statistical analysis program, we’re going to go one step further.  We are working with fast drivers and one of the world’s best driver coaches to make analyzing your driving easy.  There are great tools out there but for most of them require a race engineer or hours of setup and tutorials.  We’re going to take a crack at making that go away.

This won’t be for a professional drivers and teams but for the rest of us, it will be the best solution for driving at the limit, improving consistency and improving our fastest lap.

Timing?

So you must be wondering (as am I :) ) when all this good stuff will happen?  The work is already planned or underway.  You’ll see small releases against these objectives just about every month and we’re shooting to have culminated in a significant step forward each quarter.  It will be a long, tough and exciting 2015 and we hope you will join us on the journey.

 

Thank you for the support and here’s to a great to 2015!

Today, January 16th, 2015 we released the 1.1.10 build of Track Attack for Android.  The scope of what’s included is very similar to the Windows Phone 2.2 update, where the focus is to make it much easier to find your tracks, create sessions and get to your favorite sessions.  Here’s what’s included:

New Features

1. Enhanced Track Database Functionality

There is a new Track Database Page on the first level navigation.  Here you can start exploring all of the tracks on the official track database and update the locally stored track database.  Each track has it’s own profile page, where you can see the start/finish coordinates, a map preview of the track, the ability to designate it as a favorite track, drive it immediately or pin to the start screen.  More on this below.  We are super excited about this functionality and looking forward to rolling out more features on this over the next few months.

 

Track Attack comes pre-installed with the full official track database but by synchronizing with the server, you get access to all user-created tracks as well.

Track Attack comes pre-installed with the full official track database but by synchronizing with the server, you get access to all user-created tracks as well.

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See details for each track, mark it as a favorite or go drive it from this screen.

 

2. Enhanced Session History Functionality

You will also see that we’ve created the ability for you to designate sessions as ‘favorites’ which then can be brought up in a view specific to favorite sessions.

 

Notice the new heart at the bottom of the screen, here you can designate a session as favorite.

Notice the new heart at the bottom of the screen, here you can designate a session as favorite.

After the session has been designated as a favorite.

After the session has been designated as a favorite.

This is the history page but with the heart at the bottom selected, which shows just your favorite sessions.

This is the history page but with the heart at the bottom selected, which shows just your favorite sessions.

 

3. Get going fast with Track Attack Widgets

Create Tracks Widgets to your Home Screen: We know how stressful it can be on a track day or a race when you’re waiting for your session to come up and next thing you know, you need to be on pre-grid, strapped in and ready to go.  Even the few extra seconds it takes to have the GPS engine turn on, find the tracks around you and hit start can feel like an eternity.  With the the widget functionality in Android, you can create a track specific widget to get recording your session fast.

Note: We’ve made changes to memory management to enable this feature.  Moving forward, the core of Track Attack will install on the phone’s main memory and a separate folder will be installed in your SD card (if installed) to store session videos and data.  This will enable the widgets.  If you manually move all of Track Attack to be stored on the external SD card, Widgets will not be available.

Step 1: Go into the widgets menu in Android and find the Track Attack Track Tile

Step 1: Go into the widgets menu in Android and find the Track Attack Track Tile

Identify your favorite and regular tracks as favorites!

Step 2: Find your desired track and select it

The Tile will be created with the track name - simply select it and the app will go directly to the record session screen of that specific track

The Tile will be created with the track name – simply select it and the app will go directly to the record session screen of that specific track

 

Widgets for Favorite Sessions: Almost as stressful is when friends want to see some of your on track greatness and you need to get into the app, go to your sessions, find the fastest lap and then bring up that personal best lap time session.  Now you can also create session or the specific session to your home screen so you can instantly start watching!

Step 1: As in the picture above for creating a Track Tile, go into the Widgets options of Android and find the Track Attack Session tile.

Step 2: Place it somewhere in an available space and then the following steps and screens will come up:

Step 3: Select the Session you want to create a widget for - note, I have the favorites view enabled.

Step 3: Select the Session you want to create a widget for – note, I have the favorites view enabled.

Step 4: Select a specific lap (optional)

Step 4: Select a specific lap (optional)

Done!  The widget is created and when you select it, it will launch Track Attack and go directly to that session.

Done! The widget is created and when you select it, it will launch Track Attack and go directly to that session.

 

Folders on the Start Screen: Another really cool thing is the ability to use one of your available panes for all your tracks or favorite sessions.  .  For example below, I’ve a pane with all of my usual tracks, so with one click I can get going on the track.  I can imagine creating a folder with all of your personal best fastest laps or the races from each race weekend of the year.  Each phone platform has some really cool differentiators and this is one of the things that makes Android cool and similar to Windows Phone!

Use a pane to hold all of your regular race tracks!

Use a pane to hold all of your regular race tracks!

 4. Bug Fixes

We took care of all bugs that came through since the last update through our analytics.  As of now, there are no known bugs but that rarely stays the same for a while – stuff happens and crashes occur.  Let us know if you run into issues!

 

 

Yesterday, January 10, 2015 we released Track Attack 2.2 for Windows Phone.  It’s currently in the review process but should go through in the next 24-48 hours.  Here’s what’s included:

New Features

1. Enhanced Track Database Functionality

There is a new Track Database Page on the first level navigation.  Here you can start exploring all of the tracks on the official track database and update the locally stored track database.  Each track has it’s own profile page, where you can see the start/finish coordinates, a map preview of the track, the ability to designate it as a favorite track, drive it immediately or pin to the start screen.  More on this below.  We are super excited about this functionality and looking forward to rolling out more features on this over the next few months.

 

See the full Track Database and Update the database!

See the full Track Database and Update the database!

See the detailed Track Profile, add them to your favorites, pin them to Start or drive them right from this screen

See the detailed Track Profile, add them to your favorites, pin them to Start or drive them right from this screen

Add them as a favorite track!

Add them as a favorite track!

 

2. Enhanced Session History Functionality

You will also see that we’ve re-arranged the History page:

  • All Sessions: This is the familiar view you’ve had in the past where it shows all of your sessions, sorted by default with your most recent sessions first and now we’ve included the ability to change the sorting from descending to ascending.  Here you can also still synchronize your sessions with the sessions on your online profile.
  • Favorite Sessions: Now you can go into a individual sessions and designate them as favorite sessions and those will show up in this section.
  • By Track: Sometimes you just want to see your highlights and in this view, we show your top 5 lap times by track driven.

 

New History Page

New History Page

All Sessions - same as before

All Sessions – same as before

See just your favorite sessions

See just your favorite sessions

See your favorite laps!

See your favorite laps!

 

3. Get going fast with Pin to Start

Pin Tracks to Start: We know how stressful it can be on a track day or a race when you’re waiting for your session to come up and next thing you know, you need to be on pre-grid, strapped in and ready to go.  Even the few extra seconds it takes to have the GPS engine turn on, find the tracks around you and hit start can feel like an eternity.  With the ability to pin race tracks to the start menu, now you can simply select your track and get driving.

Pin tracks to start!

Pin tracks to start!

Pin all your regular tracks to Start!

Pin all your regular tracks to Start!

Pin Favorite Sessions and Laps To Start: Almost as stressful is when friends want to see some of your on track greatness and you need to get into the app, go to your sessions, find the fastest lap and then bring up that personal best lap time session.  Now you can pin that session or that specific lap to your Start screen so you can instantly start watching!

Pin a specific Session to Start

Pin a specific Session to Start

Pin a specific lap to Start

Pin a specific lap to Start

Folders on the Start Screen: Another really cool thing (if you have an 8.1 Update 1+ Windows Phone) is the ability to create folders on the Start screen.  For example below, I’ve created a folder with all of my usual tracks, so with one click I can get going on the track.  I can imagine creating a folder with all of your personal best fastest laps or the races from each race weekend of the year.  Each phone platform has some really cool differentiators and this is one of the things that makes Windows Phone an awesome platform!

Create folders for your regular tracks, personal best laps or sessions!

Create folders for your regular tracks, personal best laps or sessions!

 4. Critical Bug Fix

Users of Track Attack with an external GPS device might have experienced some weird errors like the screenshots below.  The root of the issue is that while these external GPS devices provide sampling at 5 and 10Hz, which is great!  It also comes with bad data at some times, primarily speed values of NaN and “infiniti”.  When and how often these values are provided in inconsistent but Track Attack was not effectively managing these bad values when recording or playing back sessions that had those values in the data file.  In 2.2 we’ve fixed this issue and made sure Track Attack is rock solid when using external GPS sensors.

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NAN Speed values causing bugs

 

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This is the result of a session which collected a NAN or infinity value in the GPS data – unfortunately, the session is completely lost.

 

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If a session successfully recorded with a bad GPS value, you would have gotten this error. With the fix, the session will play back correctly.

 

A few weeks ago our latest update to the iOS version of Track Attack was approved by the Apple App Store.  Here’s what is included on both versions of Track Attack (Original Paid and Lite with In-App Purchase):

1. 100% offline mode

Starting with this version of Track Attack, we are shipping Track Attack with the full track database included in the application.  This means you can download the app, lose data connection immediately and use Track Attack without any issues.  This works well for users who cross international borders or go to race tracks with no data connection.  A lot of times, they are lucky to get a hotspot to download the app but then have no other connection.

This also works for users who have data connection but want to make sure that an incoming call doesn’t disrupt their session so they take the SIM card out.

NOTE: Putting the phone in Airplane mode disables GPS completely.

2. Auto-start

This is one of our most requested features.  It is annoying to have to hit start right before heading on the track, so with Auto-Start, you simply set at which speed you want Track Attack to start lap detection/session timing and recording video and it will go from there.

Once you select the track you are driving, no more buttons to press.  Just hit the designated speed and it will start automatically.  Note, you still have to hit stop at the end of the session.

Set your auto-start threshold in Settings

Set your auto-start threshold in Settings

Auto-Start at pre-set speed threshold

Auto-Start at pre-set speed threshold

 

3. Average Speeds and Distance Traveled

You may have seen the fields for these values in lap-based sessions below and most of the time they had zero values but we got that fixed.  Now you will know the average speed and the distance you traveled in each session to help you dissect your performance and get faster!

Average Speed and Distances per Lap now displayed!

Average Speed and Distances per Lap now displayed!

4. Bug Fixes

There were a number of areas that we fixed based on feedback and crash logs.  You likely won’t see most of these but they will help the app run faster and smoother.

 

That’s it!  Make sure you have the update and tell your friends about Track Attack for iOS!

Today our latest update to the Android version of Track Attack was released and should be hitting your phones over the next 24-48 hours.  Here’s what is included:

1. 100% offline mode

Over the past couple of months, we received feedback from users that sometimes they were at a race track and the tracks in the database would not show up in the results and thus, they couldn’t record their session.  That is a frustrating experience, especially considering how precious those few opportunities to get on track really are to each of us. There are two root causes to the issue:

Weak or no data connection

Many race tracks are in remote locations or in different countries so when Track Attack queries the server, sometimes no track results can be returned.

Cold starting the GPS system

All GPS systems, even the $1k+ motorsports solutions take at least a few seconds to get warmed up after they are initialized and find your location.  With Track Attack, we want the app to immediately tell you which tracks are nearby and sometimes are our query process goes too fast and the GPS systems haven’t had time to get going and lock in on enough satellites.

So we are doing a few things to help solve the issue:

Track Database ships with the app

Starting with this version of Track Attack, we are shipping Track Attack with the full track database of official tracks included in the application.  This means you can download the app, lose data connection immediately and use Track Attack without any issues.  Further, the button found in settings will now function as an update to the track database locally stored and bring along the user-created tracks.  You will notice that the first time you launch the app after the update, it will take a few seconds to set up the track database.

Track Attack Track Database

The track database now ships with the app & the Cache Tracks button now updates the DB and downloads the user-created tracks.

Improved Track Selection screen

We’ve also made some serious improvements to the Track Selection screen.  Now you can:

  1. View the most recent tracks you’ve driven
  2. View the Official and User-Created Tracks near your location
  3. VERY COOL – Search Tracks!  Now you can search the whole track database right from your phone to see what is available.  This is something people have asked for and we’ll continue to make improvements to the track database view.

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With these new features and improvements, using Track Attack with no data connection and avoid GPS issues will be super easy!

NOTE: Putting the phone in Airplane mode disables GPS completely.

2. Support for External Memory Cards

Most Android smartphones have and support external memory cards but to date, Track Attack has only used the internal main memory.  With 1.1.7, Track Attack will now make use of an external SD card if it is detected.  In short, a portion Track Attack will always be in the main memory.  But now, it ill detect if there is an external SD card loaded and if there is a large portion of available memory, it will store session files there.  Now you can record HD videos all day and use up as much memory as your SD card can handle!

3. Improvements to Auto-Start

This is one of our most mentioned features but we had some inconsistent performance with auto-start starting prematurely.  We’ve made significant improvements and will continue working on it.  Auto-start is super important as we know, it is annoying to have to hit start right before heading on the track, so with Auto-Start, you simply set at which speed you want Track Attack to start lap detection/session timing and recording video and it will go from there.

Once you select the track you are driving, no more buttons to press.  Just hit the designated speed and it will start automatically.  Note, you still have to hit stop at the end of the session.

Set your auto-start threshold in Settings

Set your auto-start threshold in Settings

Reach the threshold speed to start recording and lap timing

Reach the threshold speed to start recording and lap timing

Check out all of these features and improvements being used in real time from our past weekend of racing:

4. Bug Fixes

There were a number of areas that we fixed based on feedback and crash logs.  You likely won’t see most of these but they will help the app run faster and smoother.

So go ahead and make sure you have the latest Track Attack build and tell you friends to get it on Google Play!

 

Almost 6 months later, we have officially ended the beta period and launched the first commercial version of Track Attack for Windows Phone. Here is what is new with Track Attack GPS Lap Timer 1.0 for Windows Phone:

  1. Windows Phone 7 support: We have many WP7 users and we appreciate your support.  For WP7, we wanted to make sure you continued to have Track Attack but this will be the first and only release.  With WP7 phones no longer being sold and them being a minority of WP handsets in the marketplace, within the next year almost all Wp7 phones will be out of the market.
  2. Still Free to Test Run: Track Attack was free as a beta and we realize how important it is to try out an app like this before buying.  So Track Attack will remain free as an initial download, with users being able to record up to 3 sessions with full functionality.  At anytime a user can upgrade to Track Attack PRO – the full functionality you’ve come to use and love.
        • What about existing users?  When the update hits, your existing data will persist and you will be able to view/share/upload with no limits.  You will be able record 3 sessions as part of the free trial and then upgrade to continue using Track Attack.
    Record up to 3 sessions for free with full functionality.

    Record up to 3 sessions for free with full functionality.

      • How much does it cost?  The cost will vary in different markets but it will be ~$15USD.

    Swipe to the left of the Drive Screen to Upgrade

    Swipe to the left of the Drive Screen to Upgrade

  3. UI changes and clean up:  You’ll see the UI take a significant step forward in terms of cleaning it up, making it look like Track Attack on iOS/Android and in some cases, looking like a native Windows app.  Most notably, you’ll see a much improved Session Record and Session Playback Screens.  We’ll continue to fine tune the UI and expect to see regular updates.
New and cleaner session playback screen.

New and cleaner session playback screen.

Newly cleaned up Session Record Screen

Newly cleaned up Session Record Screen

Cleaned up Session Details Screen

Cleaned up Session Details Screen

  1. Bug Fixes and Performance Upgrades: As with all of our updates, we rolled out new features but we also cleaned up bugs that only happen in the real world.  Users should see Track Attack be stable and performing well with many of the bug and performance enhancements we implemented.

Go ahead upgrade and tell your friends to download Track Attack on Windows Phone, Android or iOS.

 

 

We’ve been busy!  Track Attack Beta 4 was released this past weekend and we’re close to the final build.  Here’s what’s new:

1. Download history bug fix

Some of our users who have been using the app for some time might be the ones who have changed phones or for some reason wanted to sync their session history from the site to their phones.  We had some intermittent bugs with that sync process in the last build and that has been resolved.

2. Adding Google Analytics

Yes, this doesn’t sound very exciting but its really important in our ability to maintain a healthy product and improving on the features people are actually using.  We’ve added Google Analytics to ensure we know how the app is being used and when we have bugs so we can react quickly.

3. New Home Screen Tile Icon

You likely saw the new icons on the store with the last build and we’ve received good feedback.  While we aim to have a consistent set of features and UI across the three platforms (Android, iOS and Windows Phone), we also want to take advantage of the unique features each platform offers.  Tiles and in the future, Live Tiles are a cool part of Windows Phone and we want Track Attack to seamlessly integrate into the platform.

4. Not New but Awesome – Predictive Lap Timer

Predictive lap timer is a feature we’ll be rolling out to Android and iOS versions but we started it all with Windows Phone.  The way it works is simple.  Within each lap-based session, as you drive, Track Attack keeps track of the fastest lap in that session.  As you complete another lap, it will start displaying to you, real time, how much faster or slower you are going compared to that fastest lap at that location (geographic location) on the track.  This way, if you feel like you are in a good lap, you can peak over at the app and if you see green, you are going faster.  If you see red, you are going slower.

Also, during playback in the app, it shows you those values on the screen as you watch your lap.  See the example below:

In this lap I am going .717 seconds slower at that specific location, compared to my fastest lap in that session

In this lap I am going .717 seconds slower at that specific location, compared to my fastest lap in that session

So check out the latest update to Track Attack GPS Lap Timer on Windows Phone and tell your friends!

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