RealWear Navigator™ 500/520

Firmware Release 1.3 Release Notes

This article provides release notes for the RealWear Navigator™ 500 Firmware Release 1.3, which provides updates to the latest security patch, additional features, and minor bug fixes.


This release is only applicable to the Navigator 500 standard model. Any Navigator 500 sold by RealWear may update to this release. Earlier updates may need to be installed before 1.3 can be installed.

Note: Release notes are only a summary of what’s new in this release.

My Camera

Added 1:1 aspect ratio option within the My Camera app.

Kiosk Mode

Addition of Kiosk Mode support using RealWear Cloud. Kiosk mode provides the ability to setup a device so that it runs only one application. 

Additional Language Support

Added support for additional languages:
  • Danish
  • Norwegian - Bokmål

Default Keyboard Change

Voice Keyboard is now the default keyboard experience.

My Controls

Additional functionality added to enhance the connection process.
  • WIRELESS NETWORK now turns to GET CONNECTED if no internet connection is detected
  • GET CONNECTED will now open Wi-Fi connection helper

Android Security Updates

Security updates released through the end of August 2022 have been incorporated into this release.

Bug Fixes and Known Issues

Bug fixes and improvements have been made for this release. Contact RealWear support for any details on specific fixes or issues.


Availability and Update Process

  • Updating firmware is a one-step upgrade process that retains your data.
  • For specific details on how to upgrade, visit the Wireless update page in RealWear’s Knowledge Center.

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