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Knox Asset Intelligence v1.40 release notes — September 1, 2021

Indoor positioning

NOTE—Knox Finder is currently in early access. If you're interested in previewing this feature, contact your local Samsung representative to apply for access.

IT admins can now track, locate, and retrieve assets in large public and private spaces using Knox Asset Intelligence's new indoor positioning solution. View the indoor and outdoor locations of your devices directly from your admin console.

The companion Knox Finder app extends the existing location tracking functionality, helping you set up devices to report their indoor locations as blue dots in the Knox Asset Intelligence console.

Knox Finder home screen without venue Knox Finder home screen with venue

Device grouping by venues

NOTE—Device grouping by venue is currently in early access. If you're interested in previewing this feature, contact your local Samsung representative to apply for access.

To support the new indoor location functionality provided by Knox Finder, a new Device grouping feature is added to allow IT admins to sort and filter their device fleet by venue.

For example, if your organization manages devices across several retail stores, you can assign devices to each store and easily filter them through the Knox Asset Intelligence console.

Refer to Group devices by venue for more details.

Knox Capture scanning performance

With the KCS 1.40 release, Knox Asset Intelligence introduces a new data module that allows IT admins to analyze scanning trends on devices enrolled in Knox Capture.

Identify scan issues and enhance frontline productivity with captured insights, such as total scan counts per barcode symbology, hourly scan count distributions, and more.

To learn more, see Scanning performance.

Last Wi-Fi connection information

The Knox Asset Intelligence agent now updates the console with Wi-Fi connection events as soon as they occur. A logged event can be found in the affected device's details panel, and includes the following information:

  • Network name (SSID) — The access point (AP) device name, set by the AP manager.
  • AP Vendor — The AP manufacturer name as officially registered with IEEE.
  • AP BSSID — The AP's Basic service Set Identifier (IEEE 802.11 wireless networking).
  • Wi-Fi strength (RSSI) — The strength of the received signal, measured in dBm.
  • Band — The frequency of the Wi-Fi band, either 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz.
  • Linkspeed — The maximum speed the device can transfer data to and from the internet, shown in Mbps.
  • Last connected time — The time the last reported Wi-Fi connection event occurred.