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Meraki Vision Portal Changelog

Introduction

This summarizes the changes on the Meraki Vision Portal which was publicly launched on November 16th, 2021. 

Change log

 

v1.19.3

June 11th 2024

  • [New] 'Delete' button removed for read-only users when viewing video wall 
  • [General] Security fixes and enhancements 

v1.19.2

May 31st 2024

  • [New] Removed old dependencies and implemented infrastructure updates to facilitate upcoming feature expansion.

v1.19.1

May 28th 2024

  • [New] Fixed login issues for users accessing vision portal in Canada region.

v1.19.0

May 22nd 2024

  • [New] Improved video wall initialization time
  • [New] Added a consistent UI for empty video walls and event search
  • [New] Upgraded application navigation framework
  • [General] General stability and performance improvements to live, historical and clip playback.

v1.18.0

May 8th 2024

  • Auto focus the search input of the network and organization selection modals
  • Improved rendering of camera thumbnails during the creation of a video wall
  • Added ability to search events from oldest to newest and vice-versa within event search
  • Removed low light alert when using event search for vehicle type detection

v1.17.9

April 24th 2024

  • Stability fixes and improvements.

v1.17.8

April 4th 2024

  • Create video wall flow no longer redirects to newly created video wall.
  • General improvements and stability fixes for video wall.

v1.17.7

March 28th 2024

  • Removed surveys from features that are now out of beta.  
  • Color labels are more consistent in attribute search.
  • General improvements and video player stability improvements. 

v1.17.6

  • Fixed issue with organization switching.

v1.17.5

  • General stability fixes.

v1.17.4

  • Updated empty state for the video wall page when no video walls are created.
  • 'Event Search' is now out of Beta, beta tag has been removed.
  • Event length in event search can be modified. 
  • Preset video wall templates added with ability to swap tiles. 
  • General improvements to tracking metrics for performance of video walls and audio. 

v1.17.3

  • Event search feedback modal removed.
  • Increased resource allocation to handle more users.

v1.17.2

  • Stability and performance improvements.

v1.17.1

  • Clicking at any point of the motion event navigates to the time clicked, added Shift+ Click to navigate to beginning of motion event.
  • 'Configure Camera' button disabled when no cameras are selected to create video wall. 

v1.17.0

  • All thumbnails within event search, motion search, and camera made more consistent.
  • Update event search to filter by moving people and vehicles.
  • Update video wall creation grid to vertical gravity to improve tile snapping.
  • Update the organization selection modal to allow selecting the current organization.
  • Bug fix: Fix app crash with 0 video walls.

v1.16.3

  • Various bugs and performance fixes.

v1.16.2

  • Bug fix for checkboxes not being selectable when editing video walls.
  • Organization switching made more reliable.
  • 'Back to dashboard' button added to Vision again (For Org Admins Only).

v1.16.1

December 21

  • Audio will be turned off on video walls, by default
  • Video wall rotations to show only for the selected network

v1.15.0

November 7

  • A delayed notification message will show when an export takes too long
  • Event Search will now have a list view for camera selection
  • Misaligned tags fixed on the Event Search page

v1.14.0

October 25

  • Live Only Admins will not see event search, motion search, player controls or the timeline anymore
  • Back to dashboard button will no longer exist on the Vision Portal
  • Various performance and bug fixes

v1.13.0

October 13

  • Event Search will now show list of cameras selected, which can also be hidden from the eye icon
  • Event Search loading messages updated when results take a long time or matching events aren't found
  • Various performance and bug fixes

v1.12.0

October 10

  • Various performance issue fixes

v1.11.7

Sept 26

  • Various performance issue fixes

v1.11.3

Sept 13 

  • Event Search: Clip Modal updated 
  • Event Search Bug: Stalled results will be able to re-load
  • Various performance issues fixes

v1.11.1

Aug 29 

  • Various bugs and performance fixes

v1.11.0

Aug 21 

v1.9.6

Aug 2 

  • Various bugs and performance fixes
  • Fix stale motion search results when switching between video walls
  • Fix view failure when switching between dewarped cameras

v1.9.5

July 19th 

  • Update event search minimum event duration UI
  • Various bugs and performance fixes

July 5th (v1.9.4)

v1.9.4
  • Minor UI update to thumbnail size selection
v1.9.3
  • Various bugs and performance fixes
v1.9.2
  • Video walls are now sorted alphabetically
  • Exports with combined footage are now searchable
  • Minor UI improvement to avatar dropdown

 

June 7th (v1.9.1)

  • Various performance and stability fixes

May 26th (v1.8.3)

  • Revamp of the exports page to include time of creation

May 9th (v1.8.1)

  • Event search filter selections and results will show even when you move around different pages on Vision
  • Export failures will now show detailed errors, with the reasons and addition of camera name and export time range
  • You can now delete multiple exports at once on the Exports page

April 13th (v1.8.0)

  • You can now dewarp on wall mounted fisheyes, with a DPTZ oriented to support wall mounts (rotate around the X axis)
    • ​​​​​Try this using "Dewarp" on the Camera List page for a fisheye configured to be a wall mount under Settings on Dashboard
    • Try this using "Dewarp" on wall mounted fisheyes on the video wall page too
    • You can also use new DPTZ presets for wall mounted fisheyes while creating a new video wall
  • Various stability and performance bug fixes

March 28th (v1.7.7)

  • If your password expires, the Vision Portal will now direct you to renew it
  • Feedback portal added for Event Search (feature available via the Meraki Early access program)
  • Navigate motion search results quickly using the left/right arrows now
  • Various stability and performance fixes

March 10th (v1.7.6)

  • NEW FEATURE: Event Search added to the Meraki Early access program
  • Performance fixes for the Event Search feature

March 10th (v1.7.5)

  • Various performance and stability fixes

March 8th (v1.7.4)

  • Deleting an export will not cause an error anymore
  • Auto select a camera when drawing region of interest in Motion Search
  • Various performance and stability fixes

February 28th (v1.7.3)

  • Camera names will now truncate on a video wall to give more room to watch your video on smaller tiles
  • You will not see any loading indicators anymore when you zoom into a fisheye video stream
  • Various performance and stability fixes

February 15th (v1.7.2)

  • Add daylight timezone behaviour
  • Change screenshot filename and timestamp
  • Various performance and stability fixes

January 31st (v1.7.1)

  • Logins will now have CAPTCHA support
  • You will now be redirected to your last viewed video wall or camera
  • Use the forward/backward arrow keys on your keypad to watch video 
  • Lots of stability and performance fixes

January 5th, 2023 (v1.6.23)

  • Various performance and stability improvements

December 16th, 2022 (v1.6.22)

  • Various performance and stability improvements

December 7th, 2022 (v1.6.21)

  • Various performance and stability improvements

November 18th, 2022 (v1.6.20)

  • [Video Wall FEATURE] You can now export different time ranges from each video wall tile
  • [Video Wall FEATURE] You can now export from every dewarped tile from a single fisheye camera

October 25th, 2022 (v1.6.19)

  • Various performance and stability improvements

October 14th, 2022 (v1.6.18)

  • Adds buttons to "peek" and "unpeek" into camera tiles on the video wall
  • Alphabetizes the network list

October 12th, 2022 (v1.6.17)

  • Adds the ability to dewarp exported fisheye videos on the "Exports" page
  • Allows disabling of dewarp via mouse scroll 
  • Miscellaneous UI changes

October 6th, 2022 (v1.6.16)

Various performance and stability improvements

Sept 29th, 2022 (v1.6.15)

Miscellaneous UI changes

Sept 21st, 2022 (v1.6.14) 

Various performance and stability improvements

Sept 15th, 2022 (v1.6.13) 

  • You will now be redirected to the last viewed network, by default
  • Wall mounted fisheyes will only zoom in and out, and not dewarp 
    • Note: To be treated as a wall mounted fisheye, configured the "Mounting" setting on the Meraki Dashboard "Video settings" tab
  • Miscellaneous UI fixes

Aug 19th, 2022 (v1.6.12)

  • Adds the ability to rename your exports
  • Updates the logging of Vision portal local streams on the Dashboard Video access log
  • Shows the region of interest selection grid when using video wall peek mode for Motion Search

Aug 11th, 2022 (v1.6.11)

  •  All new “THEATER MODE” :tv: for single camera and video wall display 
  • Gives you benefits of a “full screen” but also allows you to open multiple windows on the side
  • Fixes an issue while using the time-picker and the “natural language processing” text input box
  • Ex. Type in yesterday and click enter to help you select the first option

July 29th, 2022 (v1.6.10)

No customer-facing changes in this release

July 28th, 2022 (v1.6.9)

Various performance and stability improvements

July 15th, 2022 (v1.6.8)

Various performance and stability improvements

July 14th, 2022 (v1.6.7)

Various performance and stability improvements

July 12th, 2022 (v1.6.6)

  • Support for Multi-Network Video Walls 
  • Video Walls can now be created, edited, re-named and deleted

Documentation here

July 6th, 2022 (v1.6.5)

  • Increase dewarp zoom capability by 3x on fisheye cameras
  • Add video wall zoom out via clicking anywhere on peek view
  • Update to new Cisco loader design 
  • Fix calendar error bugs
  • Various performance and stability improvements

June 22nd, 2022 (v1.6.4)

  • Various performance and stability improvements

June 15th, 2022 (v1.6.3)

  • Video error messaging will now match with dashboard
  • Stability and Performance improvements (mainly for the Video Wall)

June 8th, 2022 (v1.6.2)

  • No customer-facing changes in this release

June 6th, 2022 (v1.6.1)

  • Various performance and stability improvements

May 27th, 2022 (v1.6.0)

  • Adds a time range filter for Advanced Motion Search
  • Removes the "show password" toggle in the login page 
  • Fixes timepicker date selection issue for users on a different timezone than the network timezone
  • Various performance and stability improvements

May 16th, 2022 (v1.5.2)

  • Adds default video wall rotation to rotate through all video walls unless edited
  • Adds camera list search by camera model
  • Adds status overlay for loading indicator for fisheye cameras
  • Conducts Motion Search and export on selected camera on the video wall
  • Fixes logout timeout issue while in full screen video wall
  • Some MV21/71 playback improvements 

April 12th, 2022 (v1.4.2)

  • Added the ability to "Change organization" under the top-right user icon
  • Added larger "Update" button for when a new release is available
  • Loads the first online camera on the camera list (fixed issue from previous implementation)
  • Added on-hover camera details on the camera list to show associated tags and model number
    • Note: Tags are editable on Meraki Dashboard, accessible via bottom-left of Meraki Vision
  • Changed the status color for "Alerting" cameras to show as green and online instead of red
  • Offline cameras show as "Offline" on the video wall
  • Changed loading spinners to the Cisco logo in various places
  • Various performance and stability improvements in video playback on video wall 

March 18th, 2022 (v1.4.0)

  • Added a "What's New" dropdown to the header to show recent updates to the interface and notify you if an update is available

March 15th, 2022

  • Fix for video wall screenshot 
  • Hover over camera list to view full camera name

March 8th, 2022

  • You can now digitally zoom and dewarp on a selected camera on the video wall

  • You can now export dewarped fisheye footage

  • You can now run a Motion Search on MV2 cameras even without Cloud Archive

  • Page now loads the first online camera on the list

  • Fixes page selection error on exports page

  • Improves page performance of Advanced Motion Search

November 16th, 2021

First release of the interface! 

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