July 2018

  • (v8.5.2) Short answer and numeric questions will be cycled through if a user goes back to their presentation (PC only)
  • (v8.5.2) Updated a link for online tutorials (PC only)
  • (v8.5.2) Resolved an issue where legacy LMS users would see an error when results were uploaded (PC only)

June 2018

  • (v8.5.0) Added the ability to save and upload results to the LMS directly when saving a PowerPoint and Anywhere session.
  • (v8.5.0) Added the ability to automatically upload results of newly registered participants on previously uploaded sessions. This can be turned on and off in software preferences.
  • (v8.5.0) Added the ability to view all responses for Short Answer and Numeric Response instead of the top six responses.
  • (v8.5.0) WordCloud is its own question type rather than being a part of a Short Answer question and existing WordCloud slides will continue to work.
  • (v8.5.0) Instructors can be notified when participants leave the Android/iOS app. This setting can be turned on and off in messaging during the presentation.
  • (v8.5.0) Added response counter back with fixes to resolve an issue where polling would automatically close.
  • (v8.5.0) Instructors can now choose to show the results from a previous multiple choice question later in their presentation.
  • (v8.5.0) Presenters can be notified and message participants to renew subscriptions due to expire.
  • (v8.5.0) Created a new feedback portal that allows users to submit feature requests and feature enhancements, and to communicate with Product Management on requests. This can be accessed through the Feedback button in the TurningPoint dashboard.
  • (v8.5.0) Passwords are now optional when exporting a session, making it easier for instructors to share data with other accounts and instructors.
  • (v8.5.0) The software is now translated to support the Polish language.
  • (v8.5.0) Added full software version number to the bottom of the software so users can easily see which version they are on.
  • (v8.5.0) Updated the default for saving presentations to exclude PowerPoint presentation. This eliminates issues users would face with long load times and extremely large session files. Existing users will need to opt into this setting from their software preferences.
  • (v8.5.0) Added a copy to clipboard feature for instructors who are prompted that some participants are not being uploaded. This gives the ability to easily contact affected participants.
  • (v8.5.0) Added the ability to automatically open polling as a new setting that can be turned on and off in software preferences.
  • (v8.5.0) Fixed bug where participant points were not being handled properly with sync integration.
  • (v8.5.0) Fixed bug where users would not have recently saved sessions selected when returning to the Manage tab.
  • (v8.5.0) Fixed bug where some offline passwords were not working properly.
  • (v8.5.0) Fixed bug where the down arrow would not advance the slide show with the slide export option. (PC only)
  • (Remote poll v2.2.1) Ability to connect to a mobile response session
  • (Remote poll v2.2.1) Ability to connect to a direction IP/Domain for TurningPoint v8.5 or higher
  • (Remote poll v2.2.1) Ability to select which region you are connecting to
  • (Remote poll v2.2.1) Supports up to 5 receivers
  • (Remote poll v2.2.1) Automatically check for updates
  • (Remote poll v2.2.1) Ability to check connection prior to polling using test hardware feature
  • (Remote poll v2.2.1) Displays open and closed polling messages
  • (Remote poll v2.2.1) Displays question and answer text on screen

January 2018

  • (v8.3.0) Improved the management of results experience by decreasing on-screen clutter (Mac only)
  • (v8.3.0) Implemented accessibility enhancements (Mac only)
  • (v8.3.0) Added support for latest Office version 16.9 (Mac only)

November 2017 

  • (v8.2.6) Added basic charts to preferences to increase presentation performance (PC only)
  • (v8.2.6) Fixed bug where Sakai users were unable to upload total point columns (PC only)
  • (v8.2.6) Fixed bug where setting chart labels to bullets was not working properly (PC only)
  • (v8.2.6) Fixed bug where devices would be duplicated when merging sessions (PC only)
  • (v8.2.4) Fixed bug resulting in TurningPoint crash when a Self-Paced session started (Mac only)
  • (v8.2.4) Fixed bug that duplicated students when session was imported (PC only)
  • (v8.2.4) Fixed bug that caused excluded sessions to be uploaded to LMS (PC only)
  • (v8.2.4) Fixed bug that disallowed Canvas users to see buttons (PC only)

September 2017

  • (v8.2.3) Fixed bug preventing students to be exported to the Learning Management System (Mac only)
  • (v8.2.3) Fixed bug not allowing students to be uploaded to their LMS (Mac only)
  • (v8.2.3) Fixed bug where new users could not create accounts through single sign-on (PC only)
  • (v8.2.2) Fixed bug that duplicated students when session was imported (Mac only)
  • (v8.2.2) Fixed bug that caused excluded sessions to be uploaded to LMS (Mac only)
  • (v8.2.2) Fixed bug that rounded partial scores when uploading to LMS (PC only)

August 2017 

  • (v8.2.1) Offline receiver renewal
  • (v8.2.1) Manual course download from TurningPoint web
  • (v8.2.1) Updated messaging for auto sync notification
  • (v8.2.1) Fixed bug that displayed incorrect seat count (Mac only)
  • (v8.2.1) Fixed bug to prevent upload grades button being visible when not applicable (PC only)
  • (v8.2.1) Fixed bug that caused countdown timer object to overlap in edit mode (PC only)
  • (v8.2.1) Fixed bug to display correct help text for slide rendering setting in preferences (PC only)
  • (v8.2.1) Fixed bug that redirected users to account upon sign in (PC only)

 


 

Mac Minimum System Requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12
  • Microsoft Office® 2011 or 2016 (for PowerPoint Polling and viewing exported reports in Excel)
  • 2GHz Dual Core Processor or higher
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 500 MB hard disk space
  • Standard USB 2.0 port (for USB-based hardware devices)
  • Ethernet or 802.11 compatible wireless network card
  • An active internet connection (for initial account authentication, use with mobile device, and use of cloud features)
  • Java™ 8 Runtime Environment or later (for importing RTF, DOC, DOCX and QTI documents and exporting reports to Excel and CSV)

PC Minimum System Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows® 7, 8.1 or 10 (32 or 64 bit)
  • Local Installation of Microsoft Office® 2007, 2010, 2013, or 2016 (32 or 64 bit) (for PowerPoint polling and viewing exported reports in Excel)
  • Microsoft NET® 4.5 SP1
  • 2 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 500 MB hard disk space
  • 1024×768 at 32-bit color or higher resolution, up to 150% DPI (up to 125% for PowerPoint polling recommended)
  • Standard USB 2.0 port (for USB-based hardware devices)
  • Ethernet or 802.11 compatible wireless network card
  • An active internet connection for initial account authentication, mobile response usage, and use of cloud features
  • Adobe® Flash Player (for Animated 2D/3D charts)
  • Adobe® Acrobat Reader (for printing and viewing the help options)
  • Java™ 7 Runtime Environment or later (for importing RTF, DOC, DOCX and QTI documents and exporting reports to Excel and CSV)

Supported Languages:

  • Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Swedish