Release notes

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SentiVeillance 9.1 SDK

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May 28, 2024

  • Algorithms’-related changes:
    • Improved face quality estimation.
    • Added license plate occlusion estimation.
    • Added template matching support for New Zealand, Sri Lanka.

April 5, 2024

  • Algorithms’-related changes:
    • Biometric algorithms from MegaMatcher 13.1 product line are now used.
  • SDK-related changes:
    • Added support for processing using Intel GPUs/
  • Samples:
    • Fixed an issue in Java sample with showing mirrored images.

SentiVeillance 9.0 SDK

February 2, 2024

  • Algorithms’-related changes:
    • Improved License plate recognition accuracy.
    • Added template matching support for Oman, Kuwait, Jordan, Bahrain, Qatar.
  • SDK-related changes:
    • Allow to specify search areas when detecting from images with NSurveillanceEngine.
    • Fix NCamera now correctly returns whether it supports returning NVideoSample.
  • Samples:
    • Allow to search through priority countries in SurveillanceSampleCS.
    • Allow to export all events in SurveillanceSampleCS.
    • Allow to filter exported events by source in SurveillanceCS.
    • SurveillanceSampleCS now exports more information to CSV file: vehicle tags, if license plate from watchlist and its owner.
    • Tutorials now have option to enable GPU usage.
    • Small fixes in surveillance-web-sample.

December 14, 2023

  • Algorithms’-related changes:
    • Added support for Arabic license plates.
    • Added template matching support for Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia license plates.
  • SDK-related changes:
    • Fix cases where best license plate has no assigned value.
    • NSurveillanceEngine now throws more descriptive exception if data files are missing.
  • Samples:
    • Added surveillance web sample using java and react framework.
    • Added license plate watchlist to SurveillanceSampleCS.
    • Added more event filters to SurveillanceSampleCS: in watchlist, not in watchlist, must have face, must have license plate.
    • Improved faces watchlist user interface in SurveillanceSampleCS.
    • Surveillance samples now has option to start all sources at startup if ‘–start’ command line argument is provided.
    • Fixed small issues in java surveillance-sample.

October 20, 2023

  • Fix serial number activation on nvidia jetson platform.
  • Fix high memory usage with video/camera streams.

October 3, 2023

  • Algorithms’-related changes:
    • Tuned default face algorithm properties for better operation.
  • Samples:
    • Removed thermal camera samples.
    • Fixed export functionality in SurveillanceSampleCS.
    • Fixed crash and functionality issues in Java surveillance-sample.

June 13, 2023

  • SDK-related changes:
    • Fixed incorrectl check if the object is in specified search area when CheckSearchAreaByObjectCenter parameter is set.
    • Fixed a bug with wrong object color returned when objects tracked for short duration.
  • Samples:
    • Fixed SurveillanceSampleCS events export error.
    • Fix surveillance-sample memory leaks and other minor issues.

May 30, 2023

  • Algorithms’-related changes:
    • Face recognition algorithm updated to the one used in VeriLook/MegaMatcher 13.0 SDK.
    • Improved object tracking algorithm.
    • Improved ALPR algorithm.
    • Vehicle model recognition algorithm updated with newer models and improved accuracy.
    • Added feature to recognize person’s age group (Child, Teenager, Adult, Senior) when using vehicle-human modality.
    • Added template matching support for Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, El Salvador license plates.
  • SDK-related changes:
    • Model optimization can now return progress.
    • Region of Interest is replaced with search areas, allowing for more precise configuration for selecting analyzed area.
    • Added feature to return formatted license plate value.
    • Changed frame decoding to only decode frames, which will be used in further processing, please update your applications if you are using ImageCaptured callback.
    • Add support for NVIDIA Jetson devices (Requires JetPack 5.1.1).
  • Samples:
    • Updated samples to include new features.
    • Removed VB.NET samples and tutorials.

Previous version

See SentiVeillance 8.x SDK release notes