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SIKU iOS App Releases

Version 2.6.1 (471)

Friday, November, 11th, 2023

⭐ New

  • SIKU is now officially available in Inuktitut (in both Roman characters and syllabics), Kalaallisut and French!

πŸ‘ Improved

  • Updated design of Time-lapse and Water Sample tools
  • Bugs Fixes

Version 2.5.3 (456)

Tuesday, October, 10th, 2023

⭐ New

  • SIKU is now localized into multiple languages. NOTE: This feature is in beta while any remaining issues are addressed.

πŸ‘ Improved

  • Improved reliability of trip posts
  • Improved Account creation to make it easier to tag your community
  • Updated SmartBUOY post-design
  • Updated Water Monitor post with new design and new measurements
  • Improved search support for non-standard characters and accents
  • Countless bug fixes and improvements

🐞 Know Issues

  • Ice Core Samples and Water Sample Tool Posts made without any sections or samples will fail to upload. Adding 1 or more sections or samples will solve this issue. This will be fully addressed in the next release

Version 2.4.2 (411)

Thursday, May 18th, 2023

πŸ‘ Improved

  • Added repair post functionality to restore some posts which were damaged during the 2.4.0 release.
  • Bug fixes

Version 2.4.1 (406)

Monday, May 1, 2023

πŸ‘ Improved

  • Fixed a critical issue where pending posts were lost when updating from prior versions.

Version 2.4.0 (405)

Friday, April 28, 2023

⭐ New

  • Completely redesigned the My Posts tab
    • Activity Summary shows your total wildlife harvested per species, trip distance and number of posts by type.
    • Search your posts by type or date and filter to show them on the map.
    • Pin posts to the map to follow a previous trip or observation.
    • Favourite posts to find them quickly.
  • New Post button makes it easy to create a post from almost anywhere in the app.

πŸ‘ Improved

  • Dramatically improved reliability of mobile sync.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Version 2.3.2 (358)

Sunday, December 18, 2022

πŸ‘ Improved

  • Bug Fixes

Version 2.3.0 (344)

Friday, November 4, 2022

⭐ New

  • Wildlife and ice profiles are now displayed in Indigenous dialects
  • Cree Eeyou Istchee and Greenlandic Indigenous Place Names added to the map
  • Photos taken in-app are added to your Photos app
  • Privacy settings icon previews

πŸ‘ Improved

  • Feed items show types of photos and comments
  • New Map Layers button design
  • Download Mosaic Map for offline use
  • Display Indigenous Place Names in syllabics
  • Updated Ice & Snow Post design
  • Date and device signal strength are now visible
  • Settings page design updates
  • Update Social Post design
  • Tap the SIKU logo to scroll to the top of the screen
  • Updated photo preview photo design
  • Added warning if cellular data is turned off
  • Update CTD Castaway Post Design
  • Bug fixes & performance improvements

Version 2.2.1 (304)

Friday, July 1, 2022

πŸ‘ Improved

  • Show Survey Post post sheet when opened from the saved tab
  • Fixed bug where deleting a Survey post could also delete Trip posts saved to the device
  • Bug fixes and optimizations

Version 2.2.0 (298)

Thursday, June 23, 2022

⭐️ New

  • Added a button to change the species or type of post after you have made it and before it is uploaded to SIKU
  • Redesigned the wildlife post details on the map

πŸ‘ Improved

  • Increased the size of all post icons and updated them with a fresh design
  • Updated the Eider Survey post type to the new design
  • Bug fixes and optimizations

Version 2.1.3 (280)

Thursday, May 12, 2022

πŸ‘ Improvements

  • Fixed bug preventing map layers from being selected
  • Optimized loading Ice Watch posts on the map
  • Added ability to toggle Goose Watch posts on/off from the map setting menu

Version 2.1.0 (273)

Friday, May 6, 2022

⭐ New

  • Media shortcut buttons in post creation allow for quickly adding photos and videos to your post
  • Simplified post creation to prioritize recommended text fields for each species

πŸ‘ Improvements

  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 2.0.1 (263)

Wednesday, March 17th, 2022

⭐ New

  • Full Access to Maps and Satellite Imagery
    • SIKU Base Map combines topography and ocean charts made specifically for Indigenous communities
    • SIKU Ice Map combines ice charts, radar data and ice posts to provide a holistic view of the ice for Indigenous communities
    • High-resolution visual satellite imagery including Sentinel 2-3, Landsat 8-9 and MODIS
    • Sentinel 1 Radar Imagery 
    • Ice Watch posts are viewable on all maps
    • Easily access most-recent and historical imagery for all supported maps
  • Download Maps for Offline Use On The Land
    • Automatically download the SIKU Base Map of your community’s surrounding area or chose a custom region
  • New Post Creation experience
    • Streamlined icon-based visual design
    • Easily filter wildlife by taxonomic group
  • New Trip Creation Experience
    • New trip drawer displays time, speed and distance directly on the map
    • Edit details while trip is ongoing
    • View trip posts on the map
    • Automatically record location using GPS or mark location on the map
    • New Post Privacy options
    • Increased Wildlife Measurement fields
  • Insect Trap Tool
    • Document insect collections
  • New App Icon

πŸ‘ Improvements

  • Feed design improvements and bug fixes
  • Other bug fixes and improvements across the entire app

Version 1.0.18 (234)

Thursday, Oct 14, 2021

⭐ New

  • Added all new Ship Observation Tool
  • Added support for additional Post Privacy Levels

πŸ‘ Improvements

  • Fixed issues with Social Post date and time
  • Improved Map drawer post design
  • Added support for iOS 15
  • Fixed issue with Like button in map drawer
  • Allow alphanumeric characters in the Water Sample Post Bottle # field
  • Updated photo viewer to support swipe down to close

Version 1.0.17 (220)

Friday, July 9, 2021

πŸ‘ Improved

  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 1.0.16 (204)

Thursday, June 24, 2021

⭐ New

  • Eider Nest Survey Tool
  • In-app support messaging
  • Support for account deletion

πŸ‘ Improvements:

  • Push notifications are more reliable
  • General Bug Fixes and stability improvements

Version 1.0.15 (202)

Thursday, April 22, 2021

πŸ‘ Improved

  • Fixed a crash on login for some users
  • Addresses an issue where Ice Watch Stewardship appeared to be turned off even though it was on
  • Fixed a crash when tapping a notification for a post that had been deleted

Version 1.0.14 (201)

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

⭐ New

  • Push notifications – get notified when your posts are liked or commented on
  • Display and contribute to ice types and wildlife species in multiple Inuktut dialects
  • Support for the SIKU + SmartICE 2021 Ice Watch – added Ice Watch stewardship, profile, feed and map

πŸ‘ Improved

  • Fixed issues when posting comments
  • Addressed sort order of profiles
  • Comments can be reported and deleted
  • Streamlined picker component
  • Updated Goose Watch profile
  • Refactored how the about tab of profiles is shown
  • Other bug fixes and improvements
  • Updated Dangerous Ice Icon

Version 1.0.12 (182)

Thursday, January 14, 2021

⭐ New

  1. View your project and organization membership status while offline in β€œEdit Profile”
  2. Created a new menu to confirm which projects should be stewarding the post’s data after post creation.
  3. Support for viewing SmartQAMUTIK posts in feed
  4. Full support for SmartBUOY post creation, feed items and tool profile

πŸ‘ Improvements

  1. Fixed a bug that caused notifications to crash the app
  2. Now displays a generic wildlife image if there is no wildlife icon for a species.
  3. Disabled pasting into time and date fields to avoid errors.
  4. Fixed multiple Map drawer panel UI issues
  5. Fixed an issue where deleting posts linked to trips would crash the app
  6. Fixed an iOS 14 issue with the date and time pickers.

Version 1.0.11 (164)

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

πŸ‘ Improvements

  • Fixed an issue where previously uploaded posts were appearing in the pending tab and being uploaded twice.
  • Updated the alert which appears when SIKU app is closed or crashes while recording a trip to prevent accidental deletion of trips.

Version 1.0.10 (161)

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

⭐ New

  • Rebuilt the post uploader from the ground up to be much more reliable.

πŸ‘ Improvements

  • Traditional Place names labels are centred correctly
  • Added the ability to see the source of a Traditional Place Name by tapping on it.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the user browser to crash.
  • Fixed an issue when attaching large videos from the gallery to social posts.
  • Improved support for Sign in with Apple

Version 1.0.9 (119)

Friday, September 11, 2020

⭐ New

  • Added Traditional Place Names for Nunavik sourced from Makivik

πŸ‘ Improvements

  • Fixed issue where some profiles weren’t downloaded to the phone
  • Fixes to creation and viewing of water sample tool
  • General bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 1.0.8 (118)

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

πŸ‘ Improvements

  • Fixed bugs related to editing profile and posts
  • Added Inuktitut names for wildlife species in pickers
  • Fixed profile database issues
  • Removed goose watch banner
  • Fixed playing videos on pending posts view
  • Added missing Number of Eggs field
  • Social Post Bug Fixes

Version 1.0.7 (101)

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

⭐ New

  • Added the Goose Watch Map

πŸ‘ Improvements

  • Removed Airplane mode message from posts.
  • Added “Location Radius” to Stewardship & Privacy Panel
  • Changed the Low Power Mode message
  • Account creation now required a 6 character password
  • Social Posts now link correctly to Trips
  • Refactored user setting sync

Version 1.0.6 (85)

Friday, May 22, 2020

⭐ New

  • Added “Goose Watch” Profile.

πŸ‘ Improvements

  • Added alert when creating a wildlife, ice or tool post or a trip without location permission set to always.
  • Added alert when creating a wildlife, ice or tool post with “Low Power Mode” enabled.
  • Blocked the creation of a wildlife, ice or tool post without coordinates.
  • Updated design of wildlife post panels.
  • Fixed issue where some users default community tags were missing.

Version 1.0.5 (78)

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

πŸ‘ Improvements

  • Fixed issue where some users couldn’t log in with Facebook
  • Fixed an issue where the internet was required to start a trip
Updated on January 4, 2024

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