BriefCam Release Notes

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Date
Software Version
Category
Description
Release Topic

November 2019
Version: 5.4.1 UP2
Integration
BriefCam now supports integration with Axis ACS 5.26.
VMS Integration
September 2019
Version: 5.4.1 UP1
Integration
A controlled availability version of the Avigilon 6.14 plug-in was released.
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4.1 UP1
Integration
BriefCam 5.4.1 was tested and certified to work with Genetec 5.8.
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4.1 UP1
Integration
Integration with Teleste V5 (on-demand mode).
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4.1 UP1
Integration
Qognify: Real-time processing is now supported for Qognify 3.1 and 3.2.
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4.1 UP1
Integration
Bosch: Camera credentials can now be added to the Bosch BVMS integration.
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4.1 UP1
Integration
Milestone: In the Milestone integration, live decoding was improved, which improved the fetching performance.
VMS Integration
July 2019
Version: 5.4.1
Integration
Using the Open API, developers can now Match identities: Developers can match a face against a list of existing watchlists or match a watchlist against a list of existing watchlists.
API
Version: 5.4.1
Integration
Using the Open API, developers can now Add face data to the metadata of objects
API
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
Improved video processing throughput for real-time processing for the Tesla P4 by 200%, for the Quadro P4000 by 150%, and the GTX 1080 Ti by 135%.
Performance
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
Improved video processing throughput for on-demand processing for the Tesla P4 by 101%, for the Quadro P4000 by 115%, and the GTX 1080 Ti by 105%.
Performance
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
Classification Accuracy Improvement for Buses to 87.2% (from 85.6% in v5.4)
Accuracy
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
Classification Accuracy Improvement for Trucks to 89.1% (from 77.8% in v5.4)
Accuracy
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
Classification Accuracy Improvement for Vans to 84.1% (from 80.7% in v5.4)
Accuracy
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
Classification Accuracy Improvement for Pickups to 92.9% (from 77% in v5.4)
Accuracy
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
Search Improvements, This new release of BriefCam includes significant improvements in the performance time when matching a RESPOND rule against a facial recognition watchlist
Performance
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
Search Improvements, This new release of BriefCam includes significant improvements in the performance time when searching by class
Performance
Version: 5.4.1
Integration
Genetec: A unique alarm identifier is sent per camera. This allows the Genetec administrator to define different actions per camera alerts.
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4.1
Integration
IndigoVision: RESPOND alerts can now be sent to the IndigoVision Control Center.
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4.1
Integration
Milestone: BriefCam now supports integration with Milestone XProtect Corporate 2019 R2.
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4.1
Integration
ISS: BriefCam now supports integration with ISS 10.2.149.
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
The BCUser user account created during the installation process can be disabled for user login and prevent running local commands on the server
Administrative
Version: 5.4.1
Installation, Configuration, and Scalability
The installation can be set to automatically detect if needed RESEARCH ports are occupied before installing RESEARCH
Installers
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
You can now cancel an On-Demand source processing that is in progress.
Administrative
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
You can assign permissions to users and groups and now you can also simultaneously assign permissions to multiple cameras.
Administrative
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
A new Events section was added where the administrator receives notifications about warnings and critical events.
Administrative
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
A new Deployment section was added where the administrator configures the hosts, GPUs and services.
Administrative
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
By default, the Administrator password is now changeit. The administrator will need to change the initial password the first time they log into the console.
Administrative
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
All administrator configurations are now done solely in the newly designed Web Administrator Console.
Administrative
Version: 5.4.1
Installation, Configuration, and Scalability
The BriefCam services are no longer selected during the server installation. The configuration of the services is now centrally managed from the Web Admin’s Hosts section.
Installers
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
The RESEARCH object classification probability is now restricted and must be higher or equal to 0.2 (which is the same as the REVIEW Loose tolerance for object classification)
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
RESEARCH The Time Drill Down dimension was enhanced and now enables users to drill down in one-minute, 5-minute and 30-minute intervals in addition to the existing date, hour and 10-minute intervals.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
RESEARCH The Date Picker was replaced with an improved one
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
RESEARCH You can now use your own images as thumbnails in the RESEARCH module.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
RESEARCH The Shopping Mall Analysis dashboard was enhanced and now contains a new Heatmap chart.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
RESEARCH The new out-of-the-box dashboard, Neighborhood Date Comparison dashboard, displays the comparison between two selected dates.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
RESEARCH The status of the Continuous schedules now appears in the Status column: Processing, Queued, Recovering or Disabled.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
REVIEW: You can now select a folder in the NETWORK tab and all files and subfolders inside in the folder will be automatically selected.
REVIEW
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
REVIEW: The functionality and appearance of the speed and size histograms were enhanced.
REVIEW
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
REVIEW: When uploading files, you can now sort the files by resolution.
REVIEW
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
REVIEW: Using the video player’s Timestamp option, you can now display the date in addition to the time.
REVIEW
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
REVIEW: In the Case Collaboration screen, icons now make it easy to distinguish between users and groups.
REVIEW
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
REVIEW: You can now minimize the Add Source dialog when importing NETWORK files
REVIEW
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
REVIEW: You can now export a subset of the bookmarks from the Report tab.
REVIEW
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
REVIEW: XBA files (with up to four video streams) can now be uploaded using the Same Camera option
REVIEW
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
RESPOND: You can now receive a sound notification when an alert is received.
RESPOND
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
RESPOND: If a rule is deleted, alerts created by the rule are also deleted.
RESPOND
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
RESPOND: The status of active RESPOND rules now also indicates the state of the rule: Processing, Queued or Recovering.
RESPOND
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
RESPOND: Multiple rules can be paused or run in bulk.
RESPOND
Version: 5.4.1
Analytics
RESPOND: rules can now be duplicated and used for multiple cameras, allowing quicker set-up of rules.
RESPOND
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
Users can now share selected rules and watchlists with other users or groups.
UI Enhancements
Version: 5.4.1
Installation, Configuration, and Scalability
BriefCam was tested and certified to work with Windows Server 2019. This is in addition to Windows 10 Pro and Windows Server 2016 support.
Installers
Version: 5.4.1
Installation, Configuration, and Scalability
The Oracle database has been replaced with the PostgreSQL database. There are no additional costs associated with using PostgreSQL.
Installers
Version: 5.4.1
Infrastructure
Scheduling in All Modules: powerful scheduling functionality in all modules. In addition to the RESEARCH scheduling, which now also includes weekly intervals, scheduling can now be used to initiate VIDEO SYNOPSIS generation and the triggering of alerts on a one-time basis or at timed intervals (daily or weekly).
UI Enhancements
May 2019
Version: 5.4 UP1
Integration
When working with Verint 7.5, the decoding works correctly.
VMS Integration
April 2019
Version: 5.4
Integration
For the Cases API, three fields were added to the returned value of the Review-Sources RESTful call: object count, processing progress and fetching progress.
API
Version: 5.4
Integration
The Cameras API now supports performing a Lookup operation based on the external ID.
API
Version: 5.4
Integration
The Cameras API now returns the camera’s external ID as it appears on the VMS side.
API
Version: 5.4
Integration
When using the new SilentLogin REST call and a user does not exist, BriefCam will automatically create the user.
API
Version: 5.4
Installation, Configuration, and Scalability
You can now configure RESEARCH settings even if the RESEARCH’s main HTTPS port has been changed.
Installers
Version: 5.4
Integration
BriefCam now supports integration with Bosch 9.0
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4
Integration
Hardware decoding is now used for the Milestone integration, which increases the throughput
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4
Integration
BriefCam now supports integration with Milestone XProtect 2019 R1.
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4
Integration
You can now add a video source directly from within the Milestone XProtect Smart Client to a new or existing BriefCam case.
VMS Integration
Version: 5.4
Installation, Configuration, and Scalability
BriefCam now includes a separate fetching service that can be deployed on multiple machines providing fetching scalability and survivability
Large Scale Deployments
Version: 5.4
Infrastructure
Audit Trail: You can now record major user activity, including real-time and on-demand processing as well as user activities, for audit trail compliancy.
Administrative
Version: 5.4
Infrastructure
BriefCam’s new and improved Web-based console lets administrators configure, monitor, and troubleshoot the system
Administrative
Version: 5.4
Infrastructure
Improved video processing throughput for high-activity video for real-time processing for the Tesla P4 by 167%, for the Quadro P4000 by 133%, and the GTX 1080 Ti by 83%.
Performance
Version: 5.4
Infrastructure
Improved video processing throughput for high-activity video for on-demand processing for the Tesla P4 by 187%, for the Quadro P4000 by 134%, and the GTX 1080 Ti by 66%.
Performance
Version: 5.4
Analytics
Research: New measures and dimensions, such as # of People in Specific Source and 1-min Interval.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4
Analytics
Research: Improved pie chart Ð Pie charts now support a second measure to display multiple values in the outer radius. This visualization is also known as a rose chart.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4
Analytics
RESEARCH: Scrolling within dashboards: Dashboards can be extended vertically into a scrollable mode using the Extend sheet property.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4
Analytics
RESEARCH: Grid size control: You can adjust the size of the dashboard’s grid (small, medium or large), giving you more flexibility to make sure your charts are properly aligned by using the Grid spacing property.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4
Analytics
RESEARCH: Quickly view chart data: You can easily view chart data with a single click for detailed data analysis.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4
Analytics
RESEARCH: Create presentations from dashboards: lets you create customized stories (presentations) that include snapshots of your charts and embed sheets for an interactive story.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4
Analytics
RESEARCH: Accelerated creation of self-dashboards: You can now use Chart Suggestions & the Insight Advisor to auto-generate and prioritize relevant charts and analytics.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4
Analytics
Research: Visual Layers on Research dashboards,You can now add visual trends analytics to dashboards by adding the Activity, Dwell, Common Paths and Background Changes heat maps.
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4
Analytics
RESEARCH: RESEARCH users can now create sources from a REVIEW case’s video files (as well as cameras).
RESEARCH
Version: 5.4
Analytics
REVIEW: When playing a closeup clip of a face recognition option, the identity’s faces used to identify the face will appear in a strip below the clip. This helps the operator verify that the identity matching was correct.
REVIEW
Version: 5.4
Analytics
Review: The date and time pickers were enhanced.
REVIEW
Version: 5.4
Analytics
REVIEW: The date and time of a synopsis was added to the tooltip for the synopsis’s thumbnail.
REVIEW
Version: 5.4
Analytics
Review: The Shade and Coverage tolerance fields were added to the Upper Wear and Lower Wear filters
REVIEW
Version: 5.4
Analytics
Redesigned Respond Module: You can easily filter through alerts similarly to the Review module, watch a synopsis of alerts and create an investigation case when a suspicious alert is received.
RESPOND
Version: 5.4
Analytics
Count-based Alerts: You can now create alerts that are triggered when a certain number of objects meets a set filter in a predefined period or concurrently
RESPOND
February 2019
Version: 5.3.1
Integration
For Face Recognition alerts, identity data is now sent as part of the outbound alert’s JSON body.
API
Version: 5.3.1
Integration
Developers can create and get BriefCam synopses (first unfiltered chapter).
API
Version: 5.3.1
Integration
Developers can now create, read, update and delete (CRUD) watchlists configured in BriefCam.
API
Version: 5.3.1
Infrastructure
The GPU configuration tool was enhanced and includes additional information to help you select the correct configuration for your GPUs.
Administrative
Version: 5.3.1
Installation, Configuration, and Scalability
All BriefCam installations, except Research, now support the use of domain accounts
Installers
Version: 5.3.1
Integration
The Respond module is now supported for Exacq 9.6
VMS Integration
Version: 5.3.1
Integration
The Respond module is now supported for CASD 8.7
VMS Integration
Version: 5.3.1
Integration
You can now choose to send a Simple Alert or Analytics Event to Milestone.
VMS Integration
Version: 5.3.1
Integration
BriefCam now supports integration with Geutebruek 7.1.3 for the Review module.
VMS Integration
Version: 5.3.1
Infrastructure
The video player timeout (when waiting for a chunk) is now configurable from the ClientVideoPlayerTimeoutSeconds administrator setting.
Administrative
Version: 5.3.1
Infrastructure
You can explicitly specify users and groups that will discover configured network paths in the UploadedVideoLocations administrator setting.
Administrative
Version: 5.3.1
Infrastructure
JSON files uploaded to an administrator setting, such as the RestirctedGroupsSharingPolicies setting, can now be edited directly in the Web-based administration application.
Administrative
Version: 5.3.1
Analytics
The Research sensitivity is now set in the general defaultSensitivity administrator setting, which is also used to set the Review sensitivity
RESEARCH
Version: 5.3.1
Analytics
The RESEARCH platform’s update process now runs every 5 minutes by default (instead of 30).
RESEARCH
Version: 5.3.1
Analytics
Research: The processing of Research sources can now be monitored by clicking on the information icon in the Sources tab
RESEARCH
Version: 5.3.1
Analytics
Research: You can now schedule continuous dashboard generation for any Research source, allowing for real-time scheduling, which is useful for up-to-date dashboards
RESEARCH