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g 9.0 Enhancements

  • Self Attraction Correction Provision.
  • Diffraction Correction Provision.
  • Drop Residual Spectrum Graph.
  • Improved Overall Stability.
  • Significantly Improved Reprocessing Speed.
  • SIM-X Integration.
  • Tele-g Incorporated for SIM-X.
  • Minor errors/bugs corrected.
  • Improved GPS sync with KRONOS system.
  • Updated Live Channel View.
  • Added Average A2D values to set.txt file.
  • System Beep On/Off switch.
  • Laser Lock Detection Warning improved.
  • Barometer Detection Error Warning.
  • Updated to work on Windows 7 (32-bit) for real time acquisition (and either 32- or 64-bit for reprocessing).
  • Note that as of Version 9, g is compatible with Microsoft Windows 2000 and above (2000, XP, Vista, and 7).

g 8.0 Enhancements

  • Updated Tide Model (Small changes to coefficients).
  • Updated Graphics Package.
  • Import/Export stability improved.
  • Acquisition/Last Processed Date added to project file.
  • Average Red/Blue separation added to project file (A-10/FG-L).
  • Red/Blue now properly synced with ML-1 hardware (A-10/FG-L).
  • Automatic reporgramming of Kronos GPS unit.
  • Analog Channels 8 - 10 added for SIM systems (FG-5).
  • Added DM.M to DD conversion.
  • Failed trigger causes Pause rather than Time-out.
  • ML-1 laser unlocks if manually stopped mid-set.
  • FG-L standard uncertainty corrected to 10 microGals.
  • Note that as of Version 8, g is only compatible with Microsoft Windows NT-based operating systems (including NT, 2000, and XP). Windows Vista is currently not supported. g8 is not compatible with older versions of Windows (95 and 98).
  • g 7.0 Enhancements

    • Real-time stamps on drops.
    • Real-time Pause function.
    • WEO laser lock detection.
    • Support for "Kronos" GPS-based clock system.
    • Password security function built in to program.
    • New "View Channels" and "Help" buttons.
    • Improved graph scale funcitonality.
    • Clarified menus and Setup windows.

    g 6.0 Enhancements

    • Current set mean updated with each drop in Set Window View
    • ASCII Import and Export functions
    • Email notification during data acquisition
    • Newly updated Ocean Load (FES 2004) routines
    • Improved file I/O and memory management
    • Graphics scales retain user's choice
    • Clarified pop up help panels
    • g processing and acquisition version bug fixed
    • gProjectMerge now more robust

    g 5.0 Enhancements

    • Includes and Improves upon all g 4.0 features.
    • Fit selection now in terms of time (not fringe number).
    • Fit sensitivity plots now included in real time (truncations).
    • Support for National Instruments A2D cards.
    • Support for WEO 200 Iodine Laser.
    • "Large View" now enabled (F12).
    • Bug in "Time Offset" fixed.
    • "Red/Blue" Sequencing enabled. Allows "L" series lasers to be run in quick succession in both modes, but still spread measurements over long periods.
    • Last windows opened now remembered.
    • Numerous stability bugs fixed.

    g 4.0 Enhancements

    • Includes and Improves upon all g 3.0 features.
    • Intuitive distinction between project files and templates.
    • Save As... opens new file automatically.
    • Improved support for point location files.
    • New more intuitive location for Wavefiles, Templates, and Point Files
    • OceanLoad built into g.
    • OceanLoad parameters read in automatically from Information window.
    • Earth Tide and Ocean Load uncertainties calculated as a percentage of correction.
    • Total systematic uncertainty now estimated in Uncertainty Setup.
    • Uncertainty due to gradient now based on size of vertical transfer.
    • Support for GuideTech PCI TIA card.
    • Weighted statistics used in gravity value and set scatter calculations.
    • More intuitive Setup layout.

    g 3.0 Enhancements

    • Includes and Improves upon all g 2.2 features.
    • Improved re-sizing and Tool Tips for the State Window
    • Simultaneous plotting of both compensated and uncompensated residuals when Frequency Response applied to gravity fits
    • Reorganized windows and menus and removed obsolete functions
    • Added analog channel window to view parameters before data acquisition
    • More intuitive Convert function to move between DMS or UTM to Decimal Degree longitude and latitude
    • Improved consistency between "System", "Control", and "Statistics" menus for Gravimeter and Laser systems
    • Includes support for new GuideTech 658 PCI Time Interval Analyzer card.
    • Backwards compatible with previous versions.

    g 2.2 Enhancements

    • Includes and Improves upon all g 1.0 features.
    • New Security Feature Eliminates the need for User Passwords.
    • Uncertainty Class added to "Control" setup sheet for improved description of Total Measurement Uncertainty.
    • New "Write to Template" feature allows old settings to be quickly used for new surveys.
    • Completed Sets and Drops now added to Set/Drop Tree List in real time.
    • Multiple Set Select/Deselect enabled.
    • Set Select/Deselect information automatically saved in Project File.
    • "Set Break Point" enabled on Tree List.
    • "Quick Update" allows discarding or adding sets without reprocessing entire project.
    • Enhanced detailed output for Project and Set Output files.
    • Project and Set Ouput files now have automatic and user-selected name to avoid output file naming confusion.
    • Serial Barometer channel auto-communication seek enabled.
    • State Window auto-scaling at start-up.
    • System Response enabled for all installations.
    • Updated online searchable PDF® help file.
    • Graphics display performance greatly improved.
    • Backwards compatible with previous versions.

    g 1.0 Features

    • 32 Bit Code optimized for running on Windows© Platforms 95/98/NT
    • Very fast data reprocessing (>100 drop/s rate)
    • Easy to use graphical interface with the look and feel of Windows2000� provided by StingRay© software tools
    • Numerical and graphical output in scalable resizeable windows
    • Incorporates the latest data processing algorithms and IGBN gravity standards
    • Conversion of OLIVIA© denisfied data sets (*.ddt) to the g© data format(*.gsf) (Both old and new electronics supported)
    • Provides flexible output data formats (including ASCII dumps of raw data)
    • Y2K Compliant
    • Smaller file sizes for easier portability and internet transfer
    • On-line help
    • Eliminates problems of DOS© based OLIVIA© and REPLAY© software:
      • Greatly increased allowable number of data points fit per drop (limited by platform memory)
      • User-defined number of drops per set and number of sets per session (limited by hardrive space)
      • Allows individual selection of drops or sets for inclusion/exclusion from data processing
      • Solves the printing problem encountered when running DOS©programs from Windows©
      • Windows© environment allows easy integration of mass storage devices (eg. a CD/RW drive, tape drive, etc.,) for archiving large data sets