Seeking continuous improvement of its software to offer the best VMS solution on the market, Mirasys releases the latest version of its video management system. The VMS 8.3.7 comes with new features and under-the-hood improvements. Here is what’s is new in Mirasys VMS.
NEW FEATURES MIRASYS VMS 8.3.7
Automatic camera highlight on map
Automatic device highlight on the map can be set on in Profile Map settings. Once the setting is on and the device is opened or selected from the device grid, profile map shows the map where the device is located and highlights the device with animation.
Export from alarm in alarm search
Adding alarm recordings to export and to storyboard can be done from alarm search export buttons.
Profile settings search
Search from all profiles can be done from System Manager profile tab. If a search finds devices or folders, also parent folders are shown. ‘*’ is used as a special character: if search text contains ‘*’ character and search text matches a
profile folder name, the whole content of the found folder is shown.
Profile settings contain also the possibility to search from source trees (VMS server, profile and plugin trees) and from the profile tree.
Number of logged in users
System Manager users tab shows the total number of users that are currently logged in to VMS system.
New joystick commands
There is a number of new commands that can be used with joystick device in Spotter. Check out below the new commands:
Maximize and restore Spotter window
Set PTZ camera to the home position
Select the previous and next camera from the device grid
Select and open previous and next camera from device tree folder
Create quick storyboard entry
Create quick bookmark entry
Snapshot from the selected camera
Open the previous camera
HTTP commands from profile map button
HTTP commands can be defined in new System Manager commands settings. Command settings can be found from System Manager system settings.
HTTP commands can be defined, edited and deleted in command settings. Settings shows configured commands and information if the command is used or not. In use, icon tooltip shows more information where the command is being used. Configured HTTP commands operation can be tested directly from the settings dialog.
HTTP command has unique name and several other fields that are needed to perform HTTP command request.
Commands can be used in the profile map by defining a command button in System Manager profile settings. Profile map command button can run several commands in parallel or in sequential mode. User can define button colors and text.
Possibility to open saved tab in Spotter to replace the current tab by pressing ‘ctrl’ key when opening saved tab
When opening saved tab content from Spotter profile tree, saved tab content is opened to a new tab by default. By pressing ‘ctrl’ key when opening saved tab, currently open tab is replaced by the saved tab content.
More fine-grained small time values for camera tour functionality in Spotter Camera carousel plugin and Camera tab tour
Camera switch times has more small-time value options in camera carousel plugin and camera tour in Spotter. The minimum switching time is still 5s.
Support for saved tabs in Spotter Public Web API
Spotter Public Web API has now support for saved tabs. Please see more details on Spotter Public Web API documentation (Spotter Public Web API SDK.pdf).
Other feature changes
Spotter text data view performance improved
Added support for virtual joystick in Spotter
Optimized PTZ camera control with AVM
Device view text size can set in Spotter settings
Added support of zoom in and out to Spotter browser plugin
Profile map button size can be set smaller
Playback can be used with Spotter camera carousel plugin if the tour is in a paused state
VMS server device names and descriptions are synchronized between master and slaves
Map link button text color can be set in profile map
Added default grid settings for profile map devices plugin
Optimized camera carousel plugin streams handling and added setting for next camera tour stream prepare time
Improved performance of Spotter text data view
CHANGELOG MIRASYS VMS 8.3.7
Fix: Monitor manager didn’t work when AVM API port number was changed
Fix: Save and print shortcuts don’t work in Profile Map Devices plugin
Fix: Spotter got stuck when running as AVM Display Server
Fix: Spotter crash with alarm popup
Fix: Spotter got stuck when running alarm popup
Fix: Spotter memory leak with alarm popup
Fix: Automatic stream selection in Spotter with same resolutions streams will select the stream with a higher frame rate
Fix: Several fixes to joystick commands handling with AVM
Fix: Input device settings in Spotter could not be saved on some rare occasions
Fix: ‘_’ character was not shown in Spotter device grid tab title text
Fix: Spotter got stuck on settings update to storyboard list update
Fix: Profile map icons size in System Manager and in Spotter is not the same
Fix: Camera tour controls can be used in Spotter even if not allowed in Spotter user role
Fix: Camera tour controls unusable in Spotter if playback is not allowed in Spotter user role
Fix: Map level in Spotter profile map changed on settings update
Fix: Spotter crash when setting default setup for joystick
Fix: WDServer crash on access violation
Fix: Canceling settings in Spotter switched Spotter user interface language to English
Fix: Spotter crash when alarm popup is set to close automatically after alarm ends
Fix: VMS server watchdog events not processed by Master server in some rare occasions
Fix: Intel codec usage with older Intel CPU/GPU
Fix: Switch user in Spotter with 2-factor authentication on caused authentication error
Miscellaneous minor and cosmetic changes
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