Release Notes for Surveillance Station

Die Surveillance Station ist eine webbasierte Anwendung, die IP-Kameras verwaltet, um Ihr Haus oder Ihr Büro zu schützen. Mit der Surveillance Station können Sie Videos aufnehmen und live ansehen, Aufnahmen programmieren und aufgenommene Ereignisse über einen Webbrowser, die VisualStation oder ein Mobilgerät wiedergeben, um aus der Ferne zu überwachen. Bei wichtigen Ereignissen können Ihnen Benachrichtigungen zugesandt werden.

Version: 9.0.1-7673


(2022-07-21)

Important Note

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-7673 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7.0 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-7673 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 2.0.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-7673 only supports VS360HD 5.0.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-7673 only supports VS960HD 3.0.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where privilege profiles might not be applied to cameras added in batch.
  2. Fixed an issue where enabling mobile notification encryption might reset the Do Not Disturb setting on DS cam.
  3. Fixed an issue where updating Surveillance Station to version 9.0.0 or above might cause DS cam to be unable to mark events on the timeline.
  4. Fixed an issue where cameras cannot use Live View Analytics when being set to automatically adjust the stream profile according to the display size.
  5. Fixed an issue where Hyper Backup cannot back up the Surveillance Station package when the recording size is very large.
  6. Fixed an issue where enabling C2 Surveillance might increase the CPU usage after upgrading to Surveillance Station 9.0.1-7672.
  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 9.0.1-7672


(2022-07-12)

This version has been replaced by Surveillance Station 9.0.1-7673 to fix an issue where enabling C2 Surveillance might increase the CPU usage.

Version: 9.0.0-7660


(2022-05-17)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-7660 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-7660 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 2.0.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-7660 only supports VS360HD 5.0.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-7660 only supports VS960HD 3.0.0 and above.
  6. Live View and Timeline have merged into Monitor Center. The existing functions, layouts, and settings will be completely migrated to the new platform. (Learn more)
  7. Certain management features will no longer be supported on VisualStation and Surveillance Station Local Display on NVR1218 and NVR216. (Learn more)
  8. Surveillance Station 9.0 does not support VS360HD models running firmware version 3.0.5 or below and VS240HD models.
  9. The Log application has removed the rule setting page and will log all actions from now on.
  10. Starting from DSM 7.1-42661, Surveillance Station 9.0 requires the DSM package Advanced Media Extensions (AME) to play AAC audio and HEVC (H.265) video format. In this update:
    • Cameras using AAC will be switched to other available audio formats automatically.
    • Cameras using HEVC (H.265) can no longer play videos, display thumbnails, or use Motion Detection via Surveillance Station without further settings.
    • Go to AME for setup if you wish to continue using AAC and HEVC (H.265).

What's New

Monitor Center

  1. Added support for the new application, Monitor Center. You can monitor live camera feeds, seamlessly browse through the interactive timeline, and customize your layout.
  2. Added support for the global stream profile button. You can control the stream profile for all cameras in the same layout simultaneously.
  3. Added support for the I/O Widget channel. You can check the statuses and trigger events for I/O devices.
  4. Added support for triggering customized Action Rule events in Monitor Center.

C2 Surveillance

  1. Added support for the new application, C2 Surveillance. You can upload recordings to Synology C2 cloud and view important footage from the C2 Surveillance web portal. Recordings are protected by end-to-end encryption. (Learn more)

Recordng

  1. Upgraded the recording mechanism to let all services share the same recording files for optimized storage usage.
  2. Added support for bookmark logs that allow direct management for bookmarked recordings.
  3. Added support for the Add bookmark event in Action Rule.
  4. Added support for Dual Recording. You can save a second set of recordings with different settings to the local storage or a remote shared folder.

Security

  1. Enhance the security of shared folders. Surveillance Station now requires access permissions to connect to shared folders on Synology servers.
  2. Added support for HTTPS secure connection between servers and compatible cameras.
  3. Added support for SRTP video encryption between servers and compatible AXIS, Bosch, and Hanwha cameras.
  4. Added support for Privacy Masking to cover sensitive areas in the camera view.
  5. Added support for adding text watermarks to live camera feeds.
  6. Added support for logging user account logouts.
  7. Added support for activating user accounts by schedule.
  8. Added support for recording encryption to prevent data leakage.
  9. Added support for password protection to secure downloaded recordings.

Maps

  1. Added support for the new Maps application. You can visualize the target environment, experience seamless monitoring, and automatically track security events across multiple locations.
  2. Added support for grouping related maps together to quickly navigate multiple locations.
  3. Added support for map services including OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, or a custom tile server to quickly identify multiple locations with abnormal statuses.

Device Management

  1. Enhanced the camera adding process by supporting auto searching, IP range scanning, and multiple batch configuration methods (Quick setup, Complete setup, and Copy settings).
  2. Added support for batch importing cameras by a list (.xlsx) of camera information and configurations.
  3. Added support for adding cameras offline through ONVIF or Generic setup.
  4. Renamed Batch Edit to Copy Settings, and added support for a preview of configurations and expected results before the settings are applied.
  5. Added support for updating multiple servers online or manually through CMS host servers.
  6. Added support for updating servers to the compatible version when adding CMS recording servers.
  7. Added support for updating multiple VisualStation devices online or manually through connected servers.

Deep Video Analytics

  1. Added support for License plate recognition. (Supported regions)
  2. Added support for License plate recognition logs, notifications, Action Rule events, and recognition reports.
  3. Added support for License plate recognition result searching that allows 2-character differences.
  4. Added support for showing License plate recognition events in the Monitor Center Alert Panel.
  5. Added support for an option to trigger events only when people and vehicles appear simultaneously.
  6. Increased the target stay-time limit to 600 seconds.
  7. Added support for bookmarking detected objects automatically in the Recording application.
  8. Added support for Face Detection and People Detection tests to help adjust the camera position for optimal accuracy.
  9. Added support for Vehicle Counting to track the number of passing vehicles within a given time.
  10. Added support for logs, notifications, Action Rule events, and counting reports for Vehicle counting.
  11. Added support for showing Vehicle Counting events in the Monitor Center Alert Panel.
  12. Added support for downloading detection result logs.
  13. Added support for DVA event (People and Vehicle Detection/Intrusion Detection) counting reports.

More Features

  1. Added support for showing the triggered Advanced Event type in notifications sent by DS cam.
  2. Added support for filtering thermal cameras in the IP Camera application.
  3. Added support for manually entering the NTP server's IP address for cameras.
  4. Enhanced the user experience for testing camera connections.
  5. Added support for batch editing Archive Vault bandwidth control settings.

Known Limitations

  1. Due to the update of the recording mechanism, certain settings of Live View Alert, Action Rule Recording, Manual Recording, Advanced Continuous Recording, and Transactions will be modified:
  • The services will no longer save independent recordings.
  • The recordings of the services will no longer be shown in File Station by category (still available for downloaded in Surveillance Station).
  • The cameras will apply the highest archive setting and stream profile value available for the services.
  1. Privacy Masking and watermarks are not supported on Android DS cam 3.5.1/iOS DS cam 5.4.1 and before.

Version: 9.0.0-7656


(2022-05-04)

This version has been replaced by Surveillance Station 9.0.0-7660 to fix an issue where events cannot be detected accurately when setting over seven Deep Video Analytics tasks on DVA3221.

Version: 8.2.11-7328


(2022-03-29)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7.0 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.12-2192 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328 only supports VS360HD 4.3.10-6191 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328 only supports VS960HD 2.3.12-3191 and above.
  6. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328 requires the DSM package Advanced Media Extensions to use the AAC audio and H.265 video format. If you do not go to the package for setup: (Only affects Synology devices running on DSM 7.1 or above.)
    • For cameras that currently use AAC and support other audio formats, another format will be applied. For cameras that do not support other formats, their audio will be unavailable.
    • For cameras that currently use H.265, video playing and Motion Detection by Surveillance Station will be unavailable.

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where mobile recordings cannot be uploaded to Surveillance Station if Synology LiveCam previously disconnected from the server.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.10-7310


(2021-10-26)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-7310 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7.0 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-7310 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.11-2181 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-7310 only supports VS360HD 4.3.9-6181 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-7310 only supports VS960HD 2.3.11-3181 and above.

What's New

  1. Increased the limit of privilege profile names to 64 characters.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where unsupported push service mails might still be sent under certain circumstances.
  2. Fixed an issue where the recording player might prompt incorrect messages.
  3. Fixed an issue where H.265+ recordings cannot be played from the beginning.
  4. Fixed an issue where recordings on the recording server cannot be viewed on the CMS host server if video relay over the Internet is enabled.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.9-7301


(2021-06-29)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7301 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7.0 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7301 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.10-2174 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7301 only supports VS360HD 4.3.8-6174 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7301 only supports VS960HD 2.3.10-3174 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed the issue where Live View might not display camera feeds properly when the function to automatically adjust the stream profile according to the display size is enabled on the corresponding camera.
  2. Fixed the issue where certain Reolink cameras might stop recording after the system updates to Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.9-7296


(2021-06-01)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7.0 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.10-2171 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296 only supports VS360HD 4.3.8-6171 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296 only supports VS960HD 2.3.10-3171 and above.
  6. Starting from Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296, EDS14 will no longer be supported.
  7. Starting from Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296, the User application will no longer support administrators to set the display languages for other users.

What's New

  1. Added support for the compatibility between DSM 6.2.4/DSM 7.0 or above in Surveillance Station CMS (the same Surveillance Station version is still required).
    *Note: Surveillance Station 8.2.9 for DSM 6.2.4 will be released within the next few weeks.
  2. Added support for the option to back up Surveillance Station configurations only in Hyper Backup.
  3. Added support for motion detection as an action in Action Rule, allowing third-party devices to trigger motion detection on cameras.
  4. Added support for showing pop-up windows on specified VisualStations via Action Rule.
  5. Added support for temporally muting the beep sound in DSM Control Panel via Local Display of NVR models.
  6. Increased the number of e-mail notification recipients to 10.
  7. Enhanced the user experience of selecting multiple cameras when configuring Action Rule.
  8. Reduced the connection time for browsing videos on recording servers via the CMS host server.
  9. Increased the limit of camera names to 64 characters.

Version: 9.0.1-6873


(2022-07-21)

Important Note

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-6873 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.2.4 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-6873 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 2.0.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-6873 only supports VS360HD 5.0.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-6873 only supports VS960HD 3.0.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where privilege profiles might not be applied to cameras added in batch.
  2. Fixed an issue where enabling mobile notification encryption might reset the Do Not Disturb setting on DS cam.
  3. Fixed an issue where updating Surveillance Station to version 9.0.0 or above might cause DS cam to be unable to mark events on the timeline.
  4. Fixed an issue where cameras cannot use Live View Analytics when being set to automatically adjust the stream profile according to the display size.
  5. Fixed an issue where Hyper Backup cannot back up the Surveillance Station package when the recording size is very large.
  6. Fixed an issue where enabling C2 Surveillance might increase the CPU usage after upgrading to Surveillance Station 9.0.1-6872.
  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 9.0.1-6872


(2022-07-12)

This version has been replaced by Surveillance Station 9.0.1-6873 to fix an issue where enabling C2 Surveillance might increase the CPU usage.

Version: 9.0.0-6860


(2022-05-17)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-6860 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.2.4 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-6860 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 2.0.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-6860 only supports VS360HD 5.0.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-6860 only supports VS960HD 3.0.0 and above.
  6. Live View and Timeline have merged into Monitor Center. The existing functions, layouts, and settings will be completely migrated to the new platform. (Learn more)
  7. Certain management features will no longer be supported on VisualStation and Surveillance Station Local Display on NVR1218 and NVR216. (Learn more)
  8. Surveillance Station 9.0 does not support VS360HD models running firmware version 3.0.5 or below and VS240HD models.
  9. The Log application has removed the rule setting page and will log all actions from now on.

What's New

Monitor Center

  1. Added support for the new application, Monitor Center. You can monitor live camera feeds, seamlessly browse through the interactive timeline, and customize your layout.
  2. Added support for the global stream profile button. You can control the stream profile for all cameras in the same layout simultaneously.
  3. Added support for the I/O Widget channel. You can check the statuses and trigger events for I/O devices.
  4. Added support for triggering customized Action Rule events in Monitor Center.

C2 Surveillance

  1. Added support for the new application, C2 Surveillance. You can upload recordings to Synology C2 cloud and view important footage from the C2 Surveillance web portal. Recordings are protected by end-to-end encryption. (Learn more)

Recordng

  1. Upgraded the recording mechanism to let all services share the same recording files for optimized storage usage.
  2. Added support for bookmark logs that allow direct management for bookmarked recordings.
  3. Added support for the Add bookmark event in Action Rule.
  4. Added support for Dual Recording. You can save a second set of recordings with different settings to the local storage or a remote shared folder.

Security

  1. Enhance the security of shared folders. Surveillance Station now requires access permissions to connect to shared folders on Synology servers.
  2. Added support for HTTPS secure connection between servers and compatible cameras.
  3. Added support for SRTP video encryption between servers and compatible AXIS, Bosch, and Hanwha cameras.
  4. Added support for Privacy Masking to cover sensitive areas in the camera view.
  5. Added support for adding text watermarks to live camera feeds.
  6. Added support for logging user account logouts.
  7. Added support for activating user accounts by schedule.
  8. Added support for recording encryption to prevent data leakage.
  9. Added support for password protection to secure downloaded recordings.

Maps

  1. Added support for the new Maps application. You can visualize the target environment, experience seamless monitoring, and automatically track security events across multiple locations.
  2. Added support for grouping related maps together to quickly navigate multiple locations.
  3. Added support for map services including OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, or a custom tile server to quickly identify multiple locations with abnormal statuses.

Device Management

  1. Enhanced the camera adding process by supporting auto searching, IP range scanning, and multiple batch configuration methods (Quick setup, Complete setup, and Copy settings).
  2. Added support for batch importing cameras by a list (.xlsx) of camera information and configurations.
  3. Added support for adding cameras offline through ONVIF or Generic setup.
  4. Renamed Batch Edit to Copy Settings, and added support for a preview of configurations and expected results before the settings are applied.
  5. Added support for updating multiple servers online or manually through CMS host servers.
  6. Added support for updating servers to the compatible version when adding CMS recording servers.
  7. Added support for updating multiple VisualStation devices online or manually through connected servers.

Deep Video Analytics

  1. Added support for License plate recognition. (Supported regions)
  2. Added support for License plate recognition logs, notifications, Action Rule events, and recognition reports.
  3. Added support for License plate recognition result searching that allows 2-character differences.
  4. Added support for showing License plate recognition events in the Monitor Center Alert Panel.
  5. Added support for an option to trigger events only when people and vehicles appear simultaneously.
  6. Increased the target stay-time limit to 600 seconds.
  7. Added support for bookmarking detected objects automatically in the Recording application.
  8. Added support for Face Detection and People Detection tests to help adjust the camera position for optimal accuracy.
  9. Added support for Vehicle Counting to track the number of passing vehicles within a given time.
  10. Added support for logs, notifications, Action Rule events, and counting reports for Vehicle counting.
  11. Added support for showing Vehicle Counting events in the Monitor Center Alert Panel.
  12. Added support for downloading detection result logs.
  13. Added support for DVA event (People and Vehicle Detection/Intrusion Detection) counting reports.

More Features

  1. Added support for showing the triggered Advanced Event type in notifications sent by DS cam.
  2. Added support for filtering thermal cameras in the IP Camera application.
  3. Added support for manually entering the NTP server's IP address for cameras.
  4. Enhanced the user experience for testing camera connections.
  5. Added support for batch editing Archive Vault bandwidth control settings.

Known Limitations

  1. Due to the update of the recording mechanism, certain settings of Live View Alert, Action Rule Recording, Manual Recording, Advanced Continuous Recording, and Transactions will be modified:
  • The services will no longer save independent recordings.
  • The recordings of the services will no longer be shown in File Station by category (still available for downloaded in Surveillance Station).
  • The cameras will apply the highest archive setting and stream profile value available for the services.
  1. Privacy Masking and watermarks are not supported on Android DS cam 3.5.1/iOS DS cam 5.4.1 and before.

Version: 9.0.0-6856


(2022-05-04)

This version has been replaced by Surveillance Station 9.0.0-6860 to fix an issue where events cannot be detected accurately when setting over seven Deep Video Analytics tasks on DVA3221.

Version: 8.2.11-6478


(2022-03-29)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-6478 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.2.4 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-6478 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.12-1172 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-6478 only supports VS360HD 4.3.10-5191 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-6478 only supports VS960HD 2.3.12-2181 and above.

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where mobile recordings cannot be uploaded to Surveillance Station if Synology LiveCam previously disconnected from the server.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.10-6468


(2021-10-26)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-6468 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.2.4 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-6468 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.11-1161 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-6468 only supports VS360HD 4.3.9-5181 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-6468 only supports VS960HD 2.3.11-2171and above.

What's New

  1. Increased the limit of privilege profile names to 64 characters.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the recording player might prompt incorrect messages.
  2. Fixed an issue where H.265+ recordings cannot be played from the beginning.
  3. Fixed an issue where recordings on the recording server cannot be viewed on the CMS host server if video relay over the Internet is enabled.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.9-6459


(2021-06-23)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.2.4 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.10-1148 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459 only supports VS360HD 4.3.8-5170 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459 only supports VS960HD 2.3.10-2160 and above.
  6. If Advanced Media Extensions is not installed, the system will automatically install the package after the update to ensure functionality.
  7. Starting from Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459, EDS14 will no longer be supported.
  8. Starting from Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459, the User application will no longer support administrators to set the display languages for other users.
  9. After updating to Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459, DVA series models will migrate existing Deep Motion Detection tasks into People and Vehicle Detection tasks while keeping the original settings.
  10. Starting from Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459, DVA series models will no longer support smart tags for animals and tampering in Intrusion Detection.

What's New

  1. Added support for the compatibility between DSM 6.2.4/DSM 7.0 or above in Surveillance Station CMS (the same Surveillance Station version is still required).
  2. Added support for the option to back up Surveillance Station configurations only in Hyper Backup.
  3. Added support for motion detection as an action in Action Rule, allowing third-party devices to trigger motion detection on cameras.
  4. Upgraded the maximum limit of People and Vehicle detection, People Counting, and Intrusion Detection tasks to 12 (supported on DVA3221 only). Learn more
  5. Added support for Face Recognition and Deep Video Analytics in Surveillance Station CMS. Users can now set up tasks and monitor detection results of all recording servers from the CMS host server (supported on DVA series models only).
  6. Added support for exporting Face Recognition reports (available on DVA models and the web-based interface).
  7. Extended the minimum duration setting for People and Vehicle Detection to 180 seconds (supported on DVA series models only).
  8. Added support for enabling/disabling Deep Video Analytics and Face Recognition tasks as an action in Action Rule (supported on DVA series models only).
  9. Added support for showing pop-up windows on specified VisualStations via Action Rule.
  10. Added support for temporally muting the beep sound in DSM Control Panel via Local Display of NVR models.
  11. Increased the number of e-mail notification recipients to 10.
  12. Enhanced the user experience of selecting multiple cameras when configuring Action Rule.
  13. Reduced the connection time for browsing videos on recording servers via the CMS host server.
  14. Increased the limit of camera names to 64 characters.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed the issue where updating to Device Pack 5.8.2 might remove the settings of Hikvision Smart Event and DAHUA IVS in Surveillance Station.
  2. Fixed the issue where scheduled notifications of digital input might not be sent correctly when AXIS cameras do not support ACAP.
  3. Fixed the issue where administrators cannot untick options correctly when setting up layout privileges.
  4. Fixed the issue where Timeline cannot play recordings normally when using the calendar to filter results in non-sync mode.
  5. Fixed the issue where the IP Camera application might not display normally under specific conditions.
  6. Fixed the issue where sending Action Rule notifications for cameras added via User Defined setup that are currently disabled might cause system abnormality.
  7. Fixed the issue where PTZ functions cannot be disabled in the IP Camera application if the camera does not support preset points or PTZ speed adjustment.
  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.8-6335


(2020-09-01)

Important Note

  • The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed the issue where the video and audio of recordings might be out of sync on Surveillance Station 8.2.8-6334.
  • Fixed the issue where certain cameras added via ONVIF protocol might consume excessive memory.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.8-6334


(2020-07-14)

Important Note

  • To run Surveillance Station 8.2.8 on DVA3219, NVIDIA Runtime Library 1.0.1-0014 and DSM 6.2.3-25426 or above are required.
  • The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.8 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 or above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.8 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.9 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.8 only supports VS360HD 4.3.7 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.8 only supports VS960HD 2.3.9 and above.
  • Upgraded No-Idle Zone in Deep Video Analytics to People and Vehicle Detection.
  • Starting Surveillance Station 8.2.8, if a snapshot in a notification exceeds 1080p resolution (1920x1080), it will be compressed to 1280 pixels in width without changing the aspect ratio.

New Features

  • Added support for the new application Face Recognition on DVA series models. The application leverages deep learning algorithms to deliver real-time face identification, keeps a record of all detected faces, and supports searching for recognition results with face photos.
  • Added support for People and Vehicle Detection tasks in Deep Video Analytics on DVA series models. Users can now choose to detect people or vehicles only to avoid false alarms caused by other moving objects or background events.
  • Added support for showing the occupancy number in Deep Video Analytics People Counting reports on DVA series models.
  • Added support for remotely controlling the LED flashlights of devices running Synology LiveCam from Surveillance Station. (Synology LiveCam 1.1.0 or above is required.)
  • Added support for granting non-admin users the privilege to pair Synology LiveCam with Surveillance Station. (Synology LiveCam 1.1.0 or above is required.)
  • Added support for adding text and image watermarks when downloading recordings. (Only supported on Synology Surveillance Station Client.)
  • Added support for Dahua Intelligent Video System (IVS) to compatible cameras.
  • Extended Hikvision Smart Event support. All cameras with Smart Event support, including those that were not added via Generic setup, can now enable the function on Surveillance Station.

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed the issue where Archive Vault might not delete the corresponding information correctly when rotating recordings.
  • Fixed the issue where, after force restarts, cameras might only be able to apply the time zone of client computers when the time display source is set to "Server".
  • Fixed the issue where camera passwords might not be encrypted in configuration files.
  • Fixed the issue where certain Canon cameras consume excessive memory when using MJPEG codec.
  • Fixed the issue where action rules might not be able to send scheduled notifications correctly if their schedules overlap.
  • Fixed the issue where an action rule might not be able to trigger different doors or IP speakers to execute the same action.
  • Fixed the issue where cameras cannot be added when a recording folder with the same name already exists.
  • Fixed the issue where push service might consume excessive memory when Surveillance Station is not connected to the Internet.
  • Fixed the issue where a CMS failover server might not be able to perform failback if the recording server was updated during its downtime.
  • Fixed the issue where a CMS host server might not be able to edit the settings of cameras connected to its recording servers.
  • Fixed the issue where schedules of Access Control notifications might be reset to previous settings incorrectly.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.7-6222


(2020-02-11)

Important Note

  • The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.7 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.7 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.8 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.7 supports VS360HD 4.3.6 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.7 supports VS960HD 2.3.8 and above.

New Features

  • Added support for marking recordings with bookmarks and labels.
  • Added support for reverse playback of recordings.
  • Added support for event logs that record triggered events of cameras, I/O modules, and Deep Video Analytics (DVA) tasks.
  • Added support for sending notifications when an Action Rule is triggered.
  • Added support for speeding up forward/reverse video playback to 100x.
  • Added support for extending the pre/post-recording times to 300 seconds (only supported on Synology NAS/NVR models with a memory capacity of 4 GB and above).
  • Added support for recording merge-and-download.
  • Added support for the Triggered Event layout in Live View that can be switched to automatically when an event is triggered.
  • Added support for DVA Merged Counting tools.
  • Added support for the DVA Parameter Adjuster to fine-tune settings using existing recordings or detected results.
  • Added support for specifying detection targets (people or transportation) for DVA Intrusion Detection tasks.
  • Added support for pausing camera feeds when setting up minimum objects sizes in DVA tasks.
  • Added support for showing real-time camera information when viewing camera feeds, including Codec, FPS, Bitrate, and Resolution.
  • Added support for audio format 16-bit PCM-LE.
  • Enhanced the process of adding and migrating licenses.
  • Enhanced the user experience of editing and triggering DVA tasks.
  • Optimized the display when multiple pop-up windows appear in Live View.
  • Enhanced the user experience of selecting multiple cameras when configuring an Action Rule.

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed the issue where User-Defined cameras might not play videos properly.
  • Fixed the issue where snapshots attached to I/O module-triggered notifications might not display properly.
  • Fixed the issue where log sending might not function properly after NAS/NVR restarts.
  • Fixed the issue where Live View camera feeds of recording servers might not play properly on the host server.
  • Fixed the issue where Archive Vault might not function properly after settings are modified.
  • Fixed the issue where cameras that use encrypted volumes as their recording storage might not record properly after NAS/NVR restarts.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.7-6221


(2020-01-14)

Important Note

  • This version has been replaced by Surveillance Station 8.2.7-6222 to fix an issue regarding recurring notifications of image quality.

Version: 8.2.6-6009


(2019-07-30)

Important Note

  • The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.6 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.6 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.7 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.6 supports VS360HD 4.3.5 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.6 supports VS960HD 2.3.7 and above.

New Features

  • Added support for Deep Video Analytics with People Counting, Deep Motion Detection, Intrusion Detection, and No-Idle Zone task with high accuracy and rapid responses, based on deep learning algorithms (only supported on DVA3219 model).
  • Added support for PIR motion sensor in Surveillance Station Motion Detection for better accuracy.
  • Added support for triggering and receiving IFTTT events in Action Rule.
  • Added support for extending the beep time in LiveView Alert.
  • Added support for exporting logs in Excel format.
  • Added support for license migration via Synology Account.
  • Increased the time compression ratio limit of Timelapse to shorten the compression time. Enhanced the compatibility of ONVIF and Generic camera setup.

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed an issue where Archive Vault tasks might not execute normally.
  • Fixed an issue where Surveillance Station might not run normally after hard drive migrations.
  • Fixed an issue where Timelapse might not function normally during daylight saving time.
  • Fixed an issue where event notifications might not attach snapshots correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where LiveView might not be able to dewarpe images of fisheye cameras correctly.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.5-5850


(2019-07-04)

Important Note

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.5 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.5 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.5 supports VS360HD 4.3.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.5 supports VS960HD 2.3.4 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Adjusted Gmail notification authentication mechanism to comply with the new Gmail API.

Version: 8.2.4-5847


(2019-06-11)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.4 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.4 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.4 supports VS360HD 4.3.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.4 supports VS960HD 2.3.4 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Optimized database stability and reduced the chance of database corruption due to power outages.
  2. Fixed an issue where multiple camera connections from DS cam might not disconnect normally and cause high NAS memory usage.
  3. Fixed an issue where cameras might not be migrated successfully with excessive recordings.
  4. Fixed an issue where Archive Vault tasks might execute repeatedly under certain conditions.
  5. Minor bug fixes

Version: 8.2.3-5828


(2019-01-25)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.3 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.3 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.3 supports VS360HD 4.3.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.3 supports VS960HD 2.3.4 and above.

New Features

  1. Added support for privilege profiles to be applied to group users.
  2. Added support for more user operations in Log.
  3. Introduced the new Video Transcoder application, allowing videos to be easily transcoded into a format compatible with Surveillance Station.
  4. Added support for a quick setup of ONVIF cameras.
  5. Added support for restarting cameras after disconnection to stabilize connectivity.
  6. Added support for a video preview after Action Rule events are triggered.
  7. Added support for access control and intercom functions in Action Rule.
  8. Added support for cardholder access events in Action Rule.
  9. Added support for client name customization.
  10. Added support for notifications when clients are disconnected or logged out.
  11. Added support for notifications when Archive Vault tasks are running too slowly.
  12. Optimized the camera search function by excluding previously added cameras.
  13. Added support for specified-time-period searches (e.g. every Monday, 0:00-0:15 ) in Recording.
  14. Added support for PTZ controls to be disabled in Live View.
  15. Added support for appointing the hiding time of the mouse and yellow focus frame in Live View and Timeline.
  16. Added support for fixed aspect ratio in E-Map.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-19:03).
  2. Fixed an issue where the archive rotation of Smart Time Lapse might send incorrect messages.
  3. Fixed an issue where snapshots might not be attached to Notification mails on certain NAS models.
  4. Fixed an issue where Live View videos might not be played correctly on certain NAS models.
  5. Fixed an issue where expansion units might not record normally after its storage space is recovered.
  6. Fixed an issue where IP addresses might be altered if VisualStation firmware is updated remotely.

Version: 8.2.2-5766


(2018-11-08)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.2.2 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.2 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.0 and above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.2 supports VS360HD 4.3.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.2 supports VS960HD 2.3.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:58)

Version: 8.2.1-5765


(2018-10-18)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.2.1 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.1 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.0 and above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.1 supports VS360HD 4.3.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.1 supports VS960HD 2.3.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the memory usage of NAS devices might increase under certain conditions.
  2. Fixed an issue where archive rotation might continue to send notifications without being triggered.
  3. Fixed an issue where domain users might not be able to use applications with Dual Authorization properly.
  4. Fixed an issue where snapshots might not be attached in email notifications.
  5. Fixed an issue where notifications of the iOS build-in email application might wrongly show that there are multiple attachments in an email.
  6. Fixed an issue where edited camera settings might not be applied when the share stream path is set as permanent.
  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.1.6-5519


(2018-10-02)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1.6 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.1.6 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1.2 to 1.1.5.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.1.6 supports VS360HD 4.2.2 to 4.2.5.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.1.6 supports VS960HD 2.2.2 to 2.2.5.
  5. This is the last version that supports Surveillance Station Plugin. For Surveillance Station versions 8.2 and above, please use the HTML5 solution on Chrome or the high performance Surveillance Station Client desktop client as an alternative.

Fixed Issues

  1. Optimized database stability and reduced the chance of database corruption due to power outages.
  2. Fixed an issue where data transfer might fail when upgrading from Surveillance Station 6.1 or below.
  3. Fixed an issue where cameras might stop recording under certain conditions.
  4. Fixed an issue where the system performance might be affected if the cache space is filled by alert events.
  5. Fix an issue where video servers might not be properly paired with the host server due to account-name capitalization recognition problems.

Version: 8.2.0-5761


(2018-09-13)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.2 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.2 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.0 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.2 supports VS360HD 4.3.0 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.2 supports VS960HD 2.3.0 and above.

  5. The web-based Surveillance Station interface now uses HTML5 player, allowing you to view videos without installing plugins. Learn more on the compatibility.

What’s New

  1. Introduced the new mobile application Synology LiveCam, allowing users to download it for free and turn their mobile devices into IP cameras.

  2. Introduced the new Smart Time Lapse application that can shorten lengthy videos into seconds or minutes.

  3. Introduced the new Live Broadcast application with a intuitive interface that allows users to stream live videos to YouTube.

  4. Introduced the new Dual Authorization application that restricts users from operating sensitive functions (such as access to archives) unless they are authorized by another party.

  5. Supports the new IP speaker devices, allowing users to broadcast in real time or periodically play recordings on multiple IP speakers. Please refer to Surveillance Station IP Speaker Support List for more information.

  6. Introduced the new transaction compatibility tool that can test the compatibility of transaction devices before users deploy them with Surveillance Station. (Go to download page)

  7. Introduced the new transaction simulation tool which supports TCP and can be added to Surveillance Station for tryouts before users obtain a physical transaction device. (Go to download page)

  8. The updated Application Center provides over 20 advanced applications to meet various user needs.

  9. The updated Help application added 10 detailed tutorials and guides.

  10. Optimized the Timeline application by providing the event filter function and supporting playback rates up to 32x.

  11. Optimized the Live View application by improving the Alerts interface and allowing users to play selected layouts successively.

  12. Optimized the Archive Vault application by improving its functions and connection.

  13. Optimized the Client Management application by allowing users to change the Live View layouts and update VisualStation firmware remotely.

  14. Optimized the Camera Edit interface by adjusting the location of Settings and moving Event Detection and I/O Port to the Camera Edit page.

  15. Optimized the Notification application by adding support for continuous snapshots within a specified interval after events are detected.

  16. Optimized the User Defined Camera interface by adding support for uploading mp4 videos as virtual cameras.

  17. Added support for file sharing, allowing users to share the download and view links of recording files conveniently.

  18. Added support for the mute mode in Notifications, so that notifications can be suspended for a certain period of time.

  19. Added support for uploading SVG images as e-maps.

  20. Added support for binding events such as PIR detection and ACAP detection to motion detection (camera supports required). A bonded event will be viewed as a motion detection event and will thus trigger corresponding actions.

  21. Added support for multi keyword search, and support for downloading of recordings and data in the Transaction application.

Fixed Issues

  1. Optimized the CMS connection to reduce connection traffic between the host server and the recording server.

  2. Fixed an issue where the Btrfs file system might run slowly due to the fragmentation of usable storage space when multiple cameras are recording simultaneously.

  3. Fixed an issue where the Surveillance Station display time might be incorrect in specific time zones.

  4. Fixed an issue where the system performance might slow down under limited transmission speed because of the lack of cache.

  5. Fixed a minor issue where Surveillance Station might pause when the system is writing log files.

Version: 8.1.5-5513


(2018-05-23)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1.5 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.1.5 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1.2 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.1.5 supports VS360HD 4.2.2 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.1.5 supports VS960HD 2.2.2 and above.

What's New

  1. Updated Synology's terms and conditions for EU data privacy compliance.

  2. Thai user interface is now available (with DSM 6.2 and above).

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where Archive Vault tasks with local host as the archiving source, may not run properly after the DSM port settings have been changed.

Version: 8.1.4-5498


(2018-04-10)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1.4 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.1.4 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1.2 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.1.4 supports VS360HD 4.2.2 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.1.4 supports VS960HD 2.2.2 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Enhanced the memory usage mechanism of the Archive Vault tasks.

  2. Fixed an issue where the motion detection function of certain cameras may not work properly.

  3. Fixed an issue where the system may continuously restart the cameras when the Btrfs file system is under high loading environment.

  4. Fixed an issue where cameras may not be edited when the recording storage folder is not set up yet.

  5. Fixed an issue where downloaded recording files may not be played on Windows Media Player when the audio option is enabled in the camera settings page on a user defined camera that does not support audio.

  6. Fixed an issue where Gmail can not be configured in the Notification application after updating Google Chrome to versions 63.0 and above.

  7. Fixed an issue where the time may be incorrectly displayed on the Recording application under special time zones.

  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.1.3-5473


(2017-12-27)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1.3 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.1.3 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1.2 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.1.3 supports VS360HD 4.2.2 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.1.3 supports VS960HD 2.2.2 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the motion detection function of Foscam cameras may not work properly.

  2. Fixed an issue where the status of surveillance devices may be abnormal under certain network environments when recording servers cannot access the host server directly.

  3. Fixed an issue where the "Enable live view pop-up windows" function may be triggered continuously once the I/O module has detected events.

Version: 8.1.2-5469


(2017-12-14)

Compatibility and Installation 

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1.2 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.1.2 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1.2 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.1.2 supports VS360HD 4.2.2 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.1.2 supports VS960HD 2.2.2 and above.

  5. Surveillance Station 8.1.2 supports the updated Quickconnect mechanism on DSM 6.2. We suggest you install Surveillance Station 8.1.2 or above version if you are using the Quickconnect service while running on DSM 6.2 or above.

  6. Surveillance Station Plugin is not supported on macOS 10.13 and above. Users using macOS 10.13 can use the HTML5 solution on Chrome, or the high performance Surveillance Station Client desktop client as an alternative.

What's New

  1. Added support for the AXIS Barcode Reader. Users can now install the AXIS Barcode Reader package on selected AXIS cameras and pair with Surveillance Station Transactions application to overlay barcode information on the video.Learn More.

  2. Added support for the AXIS Camera Application Platform (ACAP) official application - AXIS Tailgating Detector. Learn More.

  3. Significantly improved the Transactions application by providing more video overlay options and other WebAPI for third party integration.

  4. Significantly improved the Archive Vault application by providing more recording archiving detailed settings.

  5. Added support to control the lens moving speed of PT cameras according to the operating amplitude of the joystick.

  6. Added support for the Live View layout sequence function. Users can now play different layouts sequentially in Live View.

  7. Added support to specify the size of the storage space. Administrators can now manage the total storage space not only by limiting each camera space but also by limiting the total storage space.

  8. Added support for the "Ignore short-lived motion" function on Surveillance Station motion detection to reduce false alarms in specific environments.

  9. Added support for providing the option to display or name snapshots by "snapshot taken time" or "video recorded time".

  10. Added support to lower the minimum value of snapshot folder space from 1GB to 10 MB for more flexible deployment.

  11. Added support for providing filename details of rotated recordings in the Log application.

  12. Added support for providing information in Home Mode notifications such as Home Mode trigger reasons and the users who triggered Home Mode.

  13. Enhanced the mechanism that automatically repairs system database error caused by unexpected power failure.

  14. Enhanced the recording rotation mechanism to improve the performance during recording rotation.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed multiple security vulnerabilities (Synology-SA-17:77).

  2. Fixed an issue where the Surveillance Station package may continue to remain at the "stopped" status when disabling the package.

  3. Fixed an issue where the recording server may not be able to connect to the host server when the recording server is using the High-Availability service with more than 3 LAN ports under specific CMS environments.

  4. Fixed an issue where the %COMPANY_NAME%, %DATE%, and %TIME% parameters may not be displayed properly.

  5. Fixed an issue where camera stream sharing paths may change after the Surveillance Station package is updated even when the expiration duration is set to unlimited.

  6. Fixed an issue where the Timeline application may not be opened under special timezones (GMT-3:30, GMT-9:30, GMT+8:30).

  7. Fixed an issue where pairing cameras in the Door Controller application may fail in Surveillance Station web client.

  8. Fixed an issue where Surveillance Station deletes access rules which are not recorded in Surveillance Station after users manually modify access rules through the access controller's web client.  

  9. Fixed an issue where the corresponding camera preview does not pop up in Live View when I/O modules in E-Map have triggered alerts, even when the "Enable live view pop-up windows" function in the Live View application is enabled.

Version: 8.1.1-5408


(2017-09-19)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1.1 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.1.1 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.1.1 supports VS360HD 4.2. and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.1.1 supports VS960HD 2.2. and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where Surveillance Station cannot be launched when logging in as domain users.

  2. Fixed an issue where Surveillance Station may not be launched when using HTTPS connection on Safari.

  3. Fixed an issue where notifications may not be sent properly.

  4. Fixed an issue where logs cannot be shown correctly under firmware version 1.60 of AXIS Door Controller.

  5. Enhanced the live view alert mechanism of Transactions.

Version: 8.0.7-5199


(2017-09-14)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.0.7 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.0.7 supports Surveillance Station Client versions from 1.0.4 to 1.0.6.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.0.7 supports VisualStation versions from 4.1.2 to 4.1.4 and above.

What’s New

  1. Added support for providing a WebAPI connection method for the Transactions application.

  2. Added support for the report feature of the Transactions application.

  3. Enhanced the mechanism for checking disconnection of AXIS Door Controllers.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where logs cannot be shown correctly under firmware version 1.60 of AXIS Door Controller.

  2. Fixed an issue where API ID information may not be properly configured in SMS notifications.

  3. Fixed an issue where notifications may be sent continuously when cameras are disconnected during motion detection.

  4. Fixed an issue where certain parameters may not be shown correctly in push service of the notification.

  5. Fixed an issue where notifications may not be sent properly.

  6. Fixed an issue where the archive rotation mechanism of the Transactions application may be abnormal.

  7. Fixed an issue where the recording files downloaded from specified video clips may not be authenticated properly with Synology Evidence Integrity Authenticator. (Please use Synology Evidence Integrity Authenticator 1.2.0 or above.)

Version: 8.1.0-5406


(2017-08-24)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.1 added support for transaction devices, and each newly added transaction device requires purchasing 2 additional licenses and will be counted as surveillance devices, just like IP cameras, I/O modules, and AXIS Door Controller.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.1 supports VisualStation 4.2 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.1 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1 and above.

What’s New

  1. Introduced the new Archive Vault application to provide an advanced remote recording archiving function.

  2. Introduced the new Home Mode application for users to set two different security settings in advance, and switch between these two settings manually, via a schedule, or by Geofence.

  3. Introduced the new Transactions application for simultaneously monitoring transaction details and videos.

  4. Added support for using preview, live view, recording playback, and timeline functions in Chrome. (Chrome currently only supports up to a maximum of 36 video channels. For more information, please refer to this article.)

  5. Added support for the GPU decoding function on the Windows version of Surveillance Station Client to enhance video playing performance.

  6. Added intercom camera integration for offering video surveillance, doorbell, door lock operation, two-way audio, and more functions.

  7. Added the desktop widget feature for supporting the Client Management and Home Mode applications.

  8. Added support for auto logout after an idle period to improve security.

  9. Added support for setting the number of days to keep files in the Snapshot application.

  10. Added support for giving spectators the privilege to set digital output.

  11. Added support for CMS function in the archive settings tab of the Log application.

  12. Added support for pairing cameras and saving the triggered messages based on each port of the I/O module.

  13. Added support for sorting and batch editing cardholders in the AXIS Door Controller application.

  14. Added support for non-admin users to use the AXIS Door Controller application.

  15. Added support for dynamic frame rate of AXIS camera models.

  16. Added support for enabling the force to rotate recordings option in the Advanced tab of the Recording application.

  17. Added support for enabling the auto login function for Local Display on the web client.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where downloaded recording files may still include audio when the user has no audio privilege.

Version: 8.0.6-5193


(2017-08-08)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.0.6 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.0.6 supports VisualStation 4.1.2 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.0.6 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.0.4 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where sending notifications or recording logs may not be executed when the camera connection is recovered.

  2. Fixed an issue where videos in Live View may not be played when enabling the multicast feature of the camera on Safari and Internet Explorer.

Version: 8.0.5-5190


(2017-07-26)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.0.5 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.0.5 added support for transaction devices, each newly added transaction device requires purchasing 2 additional licenses and will be counted as surveillance devices, just like IP cameras, I/O modules and AXIS Door Controller.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.0.5 supports VisualStation 4.1.2 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.0.5 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.0.4 and above.

What’s New

  1. Added support for the Transactions application for simultaneously monitoring transaction details and videos.

  2. Enhanced the accessing speed of the log for the AXIS Door Controller application.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where live feeds of user defined cameras may not be displayed properly when leaving the source path empty.

  2. Fixed an issue where manual recording may not be stopped properly due to insufficient storage capacity. 

  3. Fixed an issue where events may still be received when deselecting Log Event in the log of the AXIS Door Controller application.

Version: 9.0.1-7673


(2022-07-21)

Important Note

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-7673 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7.0 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-7673 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 2.0.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-7673 only supports VS360HD 5.0.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-7673 only supports VS960HD 3.0.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where privilege profiles might not be applied to cameras added in batch.
  2. Fixed an issue where enabling mobile notification encryption might reset the Do Not Disturb setting on DS cam.
  3. Fixed an issue where updating Surveillance Station to version 9.0.0 or above might cause DS cam to be unable to mark events on the timeline.
  4. Fixed an issue where cameras cannot use Live View Analytics when being set to automatically adjust the stream profile according to the display size.
  5. Fixed an issue where Hyper Backup cannot back up the Surveillance Station package when the recording size is very large.
  6. Fixed an issue where enabling C2 Surveillance might increase the CPU usage after upgrading to Surveillance Station 9.0.1-7672.
  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 9.0.1-6873


(2022-07-21)

Important Note

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-6873 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.2.4 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-6873 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 2.0.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-6873 only supports VS360HD 5.0.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 9.0.1-6873 only supports VS960HD 3.0.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where privilege profiles might not be applied to cameras added in batch.
  2. Fixed an issue where enabling mobile notification encryption might reset the Do Not Disturb setting on DS cam.
  3. Fixed an issue where updating Surveillance Station to version 9.0.0 or above might cause DS cam to be unable to mark events on the timeline.
  4. Fixed an issue where cameras cannot use Live View Analytics when being set to automatically adjust the stream profile according to the display size.
  5. Fixed an issue where Hyper Backup cannot back up the Surveillance Station package when the recording size is very large.
  6. Fixed an issue where enabling C2 Surveillance might increase the CPU usage after upgrading to Surveillance Station 9.0.1-6872.
  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 9.0.1-7672


(2022-07-12)

This version has been replaced by Surveillance Station 9.0.1-7673 to fix an issue where enabling C2 Surveillance might increase the CPU usage.

Version: 9.0.1-6872


(2022-07-12)

This version has been replaced by Surveillance Station 9.0.1-6873 to fix an issue where enabling C2 Surveillance might increase the CPU usage.

Version: 9.0.0-7660


(2022-05-17)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-7660 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-7660 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 2.0.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-7660 only supports VS360HD 5.0.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-7660 only supports VS960HD 3.0.0 and above.
  6. Live View and Timeline have merged into Monitor Center. The existing functions, layouts, and settings will be completely migrated to the new platform. (Learn more)
  7. Certain management features will no longer be supported on VisualStation and Surveillance Station Local Display on NVR1218 and NVR216. (Learn more)
  8. Surveillance Station 9.0 does not support VS360HD models running firmware version 3.0.5 or below and VS240HD models.
  9. The Log application has removed the rule setting page and will log all actions from now on.
  10. Starting from DSM 7.1-42661, Surveillance Station 9.0 requires the DSM package Advanced Media Extensions (AME) to play AAC audio and HEVC (H.265) video format. In this update:
    • Cameras using AAC will be switched to other available audio formats automatically.
    • Cameras using HEVC (H.265) can no longer play videos, display thumbnails, or use Motion Detection via Surveillance Station without further settings.
    • Go to AME for setup if you wish to continue using AAC and HEVC (H.265).

What's New

Monitor Center

  1. Added support for the new application, Monitor Center. You can monitor live camera feeds, seamlessly browse through the interactive timeline, and customize your layout.
  2. Added support for the global stream profile button. You can control the stream profile for all cameras in the same layout simultaneously.
  3. Added support for the I/O Widget channel. You can check the statuses and trigger events for I/O devices.
  4. Added support for triggering customized Action Rule events in Monitor Center.

C2 Surveillance

  1. Added support for the new application, C2 Surveillance. You can upload recordings to Synology C2 cloud and view important footage from the C2 Surveillance web portal. Recordings are protected by end-to-end encryption. (Learn more)

Recordng

  1. Upgraded the recording mechanism to let all services share the same recording files for optimized storage usage.
  2. Added support for bookmark logs that allow direct management for bookmarked recordings.
  3. Added support for the Add bookmark event in Action Rule.
  4. Added support for Dual Recording. You can save a second set of recordings with different settings to the local storage or a remote shared folder.

Security

  1. Enhance the security of shared folders. Surveillance Station now requires access permissions to connect to shared folders on Synology servers.
  2. Added support for HTTPS secure connection between servers and compatible cameras.
  3. Added support for SRTP video encryption between servers and compatible AXIS, Bosch, and Hanwha cameras.
  4. Added support for Privacy Masking to cover sensitive areas in the camera view.
  5. Added support for adding text watermarks to live camera feeds.
  6. Added support for logging user account logouts.
  7. Added support for activating user accounts by schedule.
  8. Added support for recording encryption to prevent data leakage.
  9. Added support for password protection to secure downloaded recordings.

Maps

  1. Added support for the new Maps application. You can visualize the target environment, experience seamless monitoring, and automatically track security events across multiple locations.
  2. Added support for grouping related maps together to quickly navigate multiple locations.
  3. Added support for map services including OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, or a custom tile server to quickly identify multiple locations with abnormal statuses.

Device Management

  1. Enhanced the camera adding process by supporting auto searching, IP range scanning, and multiple batch configuration methods (Quick setup, Complete setup, and Copy settings).
  2. Added support for batch importing cameras by a list (.xlsx) of camera information and configurations.
  3. Added support for adding cameras offline through ONVIF or Generic setup.
  4. Renamed Batch Edit to Copy Settings, and added support for a preview of configurations and expected results before the settings are applied.
  5. Added support for updating multiple servers online or manually through CMS host servers.
  6. Added support for updating servers to the compatible version when adding CMS recording servers.
  7. Added support for updating multiple VisualStation devices online or manually through connected servers.

Deep Video Analytics

  1. Added support for License plate recognition. (Supported regions)
  2. Added support for License plate recognition logs, notifications, Action Rule events, and recognition reports.
  3. Added support for License plate recognition result searching that allows 2-character differences.
  4. Added support for showing License plate recognition events in the Monitor Center Alert Panel.
  5. Added support for an option to trigger events only when people and vehicles appear simultaneously.
  6. Increased the target stay-time limit to 600 seconds.
  7. Added support for bookmarking detected objects automatically in the Recording application.
  8. Added support for Face Detection and People Detection tests to help adjust the camera position for optimal accuracy.
  9. Added support for Vehicle Counting to track the number of passing vehicles within a given time.
  10. Added support for logs, notifications, Action Rule events, and counting reports for Vehicle counting.
  11. Added support for showing Vehicle Counting events in the Monitor Center Alert Panel.
  12. Added support for downloading detection result logs.
  13. Added support for DVA event (People and Vehicle Detection/Intrusion Detection) counting reports.

More Features

  1. Added support for showing the triggered Advanced Event type in notifications sent by DS cam.
  2. Added support for filtering thermal cameras in the IP Camera application.
  3. Added support for manually entering the NTP server's IP address for cameras.
  4. Enhanced the user experience for testing camera connections.
  5. Added support for batch editing Archive Vault bandwidth control settings.

Known Limitations

  1. Due to the update of the recording mechanism, certain settings of Live View Alert, Action Rule Recording, Manual Recording, Advanced Continuous Recording, and Transactions will be modified:
  • The services will no longer save independent recordings.
  • The recordings of the services will no longer be shown in File Station by category (still available for downloaded in Surveillance Station).
  • The cameras will apply the highest archive setting and stream profile value available for the services.
  1. Privacy Masking and watermarks are not supported on Android DS cam 3.5.1/iOS DS cam 5.4.1 and before.

Version: 9.0.0-6860


(2022-05-17)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-6860 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.2.4 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-6860 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 2.0.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-6860 only supports VS360HD 5.0.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 9.0.0-6860 only supports VS960HD 3.0.0 and above.
  6. Live View and Timeline have merged into Monitor Center. The existing functions, layouts, and settings will be completely migrated to the new platform. (Learn more)
  7. Certain management features will no longer be supported on VisualStation and Surveillance Station Local Display on NVR1218 and NVR216. (Learn more)
  8. Surveillance Station 9.0 does not support VS360HD models running firmware version 3.0.5 or below and VS240HD models.
  9. The Log application has removed the rule setting page and will log all actions from now on.

What's New

Monitor Center

  1. Added support for the new application, Monitor Center. You can monitor live camera feeds, seamlessly browse through the interactive timeline, and customize your layout.
  2. Added support for the global stream profile button. You can control the stream profile for all cameras in the same layout simultaneously.
  3. Added support for the I/O Widget channel. You can check the statuses and trigger events for I/O devices.
  4. Added support for triggering customized Action Rule events in Monitor Center.

C2 Surveillance

  1. Added support for the new application, C2 Surveillance. You can upload recordings to Synology C2 cloud and view important footage from the C2 Surveillance web portal. Recordings are protected by end-to-end encryption. (Learn more)

Recordng

  1. Upgraded the recording mechanism to let all services share the same recording files for optimized storage usage.
  2. Added support for bookmark logs that allow direct management for bookmarked recordings.
  3. Added support for the Add bookmark event in Action Rule.
  4. Added support for Dual Recording. You can save a second set of recordings with different settings to the local storage or a remote shared folder.

Security

  1. Enhance the security of shared folders. Surveillance Station now requires access permissions to connect to shared folders on Synology servers.
  2. Added support for HTTPS secure connection between servers and compatible cameras.
  3. Added support for SRTP video encryption between servers and compatible AXIS, Bosch, and Hanwha cameras.
  4. Added support for Privacy Masking to cover sensitive areas in the camera view.
  5. Added support for adding text watermarks to live camera feeds.
  6. Added support for logging user account logouts.
  7. Added support for activating user accounts by schedule.
  8. Added support for recording encryption to prevent data leakage.
  9. Added support for password protection to secure downloaded recordings.

Maps

  1. Added support for the new Maps application. You can visualize the target environment, experience seamless monitoring, and automatically track security events across multiple locations.
  2. Added support for grouping related maps together to quickly navigate multiple locations.
  3. Added support for map services including OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, or a custom tile server to quickly identify multiple locations with abnormal statuses.

Device Management

  1. Enhanced the camera adding process by supporting auto searching, IP range scanning, and multiple batch configuration methods (Quick setup, Complete setup, and Copy settings).
  2. Added support for batch importing cameras by a list (.xlsx) of camera information and configurations.
  3. Added support for adding cameras offline through ONVIF or Generic setup.
  4. Renamed Batch Edit to Copy Settings, and added support for a preview of configurations and expected results before the settings are applied.
  5. Added support for updating multiple servers online or manually through CMS host servers.
  6. Added support for updating servers to the compatible version when adding CMS recording servers.
  7. Added support for updating multiple VisualStation devices online or manually through connected servers.

Deep Video Analytics

  1. Added support for License plate recognition. (Supported regions)
  2. Added support for License plate recognition logs, notifications, Action Rule events, and recognition reports.
  3. Added support for License plate recognition result searching that allows 2-character differences.
  4. Added support for showing License plate recognition events in the Monitor Center Alert Panel.
  5. Added support for an option to trigger events only when people and vehicles appear simultaneously.
  6. Increased the target stay-time limit to 600 seconds.
  7. Added support for bookmarking detected objects automatically in the Recording application.
  8. Added support for Face Detection and People Detection tests to help adjust the camera position for optimal accuracy.
  9. Added support for Vehicle Counting to track the number of passing vehicles within a given time.
  10. Added support for logs, notifications, Action Rule events, and counting reports for Vehicle counting.
  11. Added support for showing Vehicle Counting events in the Monitor Center Alert Panel.
  12. Added support for downloading detection result logs.
  13. Added support for DVA event (People and Vehicle Detection/Intrusion Detection) counting reports.

More Features

  1. Added support for showing the triggered Advanced Event type in notifications sent by DS cam.
  2. Added support for filtering thermal cameras in the IP Camera application.
  3. Added support for manually entering the NTP server's IP address for cameras.
  4. Enhanced the user experience for testing camera connections.
  5. Added support for batch editing Archive Vault bandwidth control settings.

Known Limitations

  1. Due to the update of the recording mechanism, certain settings of Live View Alert, Action Rule Recording, Manual Recording, Advanced Continuous Recording, and Transactions will be modified:
  • The services will no longer save independent recordings.
  • The recordings of the services will no longer be shown in File Station by category (still available for downloaded in Surveillance Station).
  • The cameras will apply the highest archive setting and stream profile value available for the services.
  1. Privacy Masking and watermarks are not supported on Android DS cam 3.5.1/iOS DS cam 5.4.1 and before.

Version: 9.0.0-7656


(2022-05-04)

This version has been replaced by Surveillance Station 9.0.0-7660 to fix an issue where events cannot be detected accurately when setting over seven Deep Video Analytics tasks on DVA3221.

Version: 9.0.0-6856


(2022-05-04)

This version has been replaced by Surveillance Station 9.0.0-6860 to fix an issue where events cannot be detected accurately when setting over seven Deep Video Analytics tasks on DVA3221.

Version: 8.2.11-7328


(2022-03-29)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7.0 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.12-2192 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328 only supports VS360HD 4.3.10-6191 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328 only supports VS960HD 2.3.12-3191 and above.
  6. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328 requires the DSM package Advanced Media Extensions to use the AAC audio and H.265 video format. If you do not go to the package for setup: (Only affects Synology devices running on DSM 7.1 or above.)
    • For cameras that currently use AAC and support other audio formats, another format will be applied. For cameras that do not support other formats, their audio will be unavailable.
    • For cameras that currently use H.265, video playing and Motion Detection by Surveillance Station will be unavailable.

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where mobile recordings cannot be uploaded to Surveillance Station if Synology LiveCam previously disconnected from the server.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.11-6478


(2022-03-29)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-6478 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.2.4 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-6478 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.12-1172 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-6478 only supports VS360HD 4.3.10-5191 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.11-6478 only supports VS960HD 2.3.12-2181 and above.

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where mobile recordings cannot be uploaded to Surveillance Station if Synology LiveCam previously disconnected from the server.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.10-7310


(2021-10-26)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-7310 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7.0 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-7310 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.11-2181 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-7310 only supports VS360HD 4.3.9-6181 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-7310 only supports VS960HD 2.3.11-3181 and above.

What's New

  1. Increased the limit of privilege profile names to 64 characters.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where unsupported push service mails might still be sent under certain circumstances.
  2. Fixed an issue where the recording player might prompt incorrect messages.
  3. Fixed an issue where H.265+ recordings cannot be played from the beginning.
  4. Fixed an issue where recordings on the recording server cannot be viewed on the CMS host server if video relay over the Internet is enabled.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.10-6468


(2021-10-26)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-6468 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.2.4 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-6468 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.11-1161 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-6468 only supports VS360HD 4.3.9-5181 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.10-6468 only supports VS960HD 2.3.11-2171and above.

What's New

  1. Increased the limit of privilege profile names to 64 characters.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the recording player might prompt incorrect messages.
  2. Fixed an issue where H.265+ recordings cannot be played from the beginning.
  3. Fixed an issue where recordings on the recording server cannot be viewed on the CMS host server if video relay over the Internet is enabled.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.9-7301


(2021-06-29)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7301 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7.0 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7301 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.10-2174 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7301 only supports VS360HD 4.3.8-6174 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7301 only supports VS960HD 2.3.10-3174 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed the issue where Live View might not display camera feeds properly when the function to automatically adjust the stream profile according to the display size is enabled on the corresponding camera.
  2. Fixed the issue where certain Reolink cameras might stop recording after the system updates to Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.9-6459


(2021-06-23)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.2.4 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.10-1148 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459 only supports VS360HD 4.3.8-5170 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459 only supports VS960HD 2.3.10-2160 and above.
  6. If Advanced Media Extensions is not installed, the system will automatically install the package after the update to ensure functionality.
  7. Starting from Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459, EDS14 will no longer be supported.
  8. Starting from Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459, the User application will no longer support administrators to set the display languages for other users.
  9. After updating to Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459, DVA series models will migrate existing Deep Motion Detection tasks into People and Vehicle Detection tasks while keeping the original settings.
  10. Starting from Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459, DVA series models will no longer support smart tags for animals and tampering in Intrusion Detection.

What's New

  1. Added support for the compatibility between DSM 6.2.4/DSM 7.0 or above in Surveillance Station CMS (the same Surveillance Station version is still required).
  2. Added support for the option to back up Surveillance Station configurations only in Hyper Backup.
  3. Added support for motion detection as an action in Action Rule, allowing third-party devices to trigger motion detection on cameras.
  4. Upgraded the maximum limit of People and Vehicle detection, People Counting, and Intrusion Detection tasks to 12 (supported on DVA3221 only). Learn more
  5. Added support for Face Recognition and Deep Video Analytics in Surveillance Station CMS. Users can now set up tasks and monitor detection results of all recording servers from the CMS host server (supported on DVA series models only).
  6. Added support for exporting Face Recognition reports (available on DVA models and the web-based interface).
  7. Extended the minimum duration setting for People and Vehicle Detection to 180 seconds (supported on DVA series models only).
  8. Added support for enabling/disabling Deep Video Analytics and Face Recognition tasks as an action in Action Rule (supported on DVA series models only).
  9. Added support for showing pop-up windows on specified VisualStations via Action Rule.
  10. Added support for temporally muting the beep sound in DSM Control Panel via Local Display of NVR models.
  11. Increased the number of e-mail notification recipients to 10.
  12. Enhanced the user experience of selecting multiple cameras when configuring Action Rule.
  13. Reduced the connection time for browsing videos on recording servers via the CMS host server.
  14. Increased the limit of camera names to 64 characters.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed the issue where updating to Device Pack 5.8.2 might remove the settings of Hikvision Smart Event and DAHUA IVS in Surveillance Station.
  2. Fixed the issue where scheduled notifications of digital input might not be sent correctly when AXIS cameras do not support ACAP.
  3. Fixed the issue where administrators cannot untick options correctly when setting up layout privileges.
  4. Fixed the issue where Timeline cannot play recordings normally when using the calendar to filter results in non-sync mode.
  5. Fixed the issue where the IP Camera application might not display normally under specific conditions.
  6. Fixed the issue where sending Action Rule notifications for cameras added via User Defined setup that are currently disabled might cause system abnormality.
  7. Fixed the issue where PTZ functions cannot be disabled in the IP Camera application if the camera does not support preset points or PTZ speed adjustment.
  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.9-7296


(2021-06-01)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7.0 or above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.10-2171 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296 only supports VS360HD 4.3.8-6171 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296 only supports VS960HD 2.3.10-3171 and above.
  6. Starting from Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296, EDS14 will no longer be supported.
  7. Starting from Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296, the User application will no longer support administrators to set the display languages for other users.

What's New

  1. Added support for the compatibility between DSM 6.2.4/DSM 7.0 or above in Surveillance Station CMS (the same Surveillance Station version is still required).
    *Note: Surveillance Station 8.2.9 for DSM 6.2.4 will be released within the next few weeks.
  2. Added support for the option to back up Surveillance Station configurations only in Hyper Backup.
  3. Added support for motion detection as an action in Action Rule, allowing third-party devices to trigger motion detection on cameras.
  4. Added support for showing pop-up windows on specified VisualStations via Action Rule.
  5. Added support for temporally muting the beep sound in DSM Control Panel via Local Display of NVR models.
  6. Increased the number of e-mail notification recipients to 10.
  7. Enhanced the user experience of selecting multiple cameras when configuring Action Rule.
  8. Reduced the connection time for browsing videos on recording servers via the CMS host server.
  9. Increased the limit of camera names to 64 characters.

Version: 8.2.8-6335


(2020-09-01)

Important Note

  • The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed the issue where the video and audio of recordings might be out of sync on Surveillance Station 8.2.8-6334.
  • Fixed the issue where certain cameras added via ONVIF protocol might consume excessive memory.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.8-6334


(2020-07-14)

Important Note

  • To run Surveillance Station 8.2.8 on DVA3219, NVIDIA Runtime Library 1.0.1-0014 and DSM 6.2.3-25426 or above are required.
  • The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.8 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 or above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.8 only supports Synology Surveillance Station Client 1.2.9 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.8 only supports VS360HD 4.3.7 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.8 only supports VS960HD 2.3.9 and above.
  • Upgraded No-Idle Zone in Deep Video Analytics to People and Vehicle Detection.
  • Starting Surveillance Station 8.2.8, if a snapshot in a notification exceeds 1080p resolution (1920x1080), it will be compressed to 1280 pixels in width without changing the aspect ratio.

New Features

  • Added support for the new application Face Recognition on DVA series models. The application leverages deep learning algorithms to deliver real-time face identification, keeps a record of all detected faces, and supports searching for recognition results with face photos.
  • Added support for People and Vehicle Detection tasks in Deep Video Analytics on DVA series models. Users can now choose to detect people or vehicles only to avoid false alarms caused by other moving objects or background events.
  • Added support for showing the occupancy number in Deep Video Analytics People Counting reports on DVA series models.
  • Added support for remotely controlling the LED flashlights of devices running Synology LiveCam from Surveillance Station. (Synology LiveCam 1.1.0 or above is required.)
  • Added support for granting non-admin users the privilege to pair Synology LiveCam with Surveillance Station. (Synology LiveCam 1.1.0 or above is required.)
  • Added support for adding text and image watermarks when downloading recordings. (Only supported on Synology Surveillance Station Client.)
  • Added support for Dahua Intelligent Video System (IVS) to compatible cameras.
  • Extended Hikvision Smart Event support. All cameras with Smart Event support, including those that were not added via Generic setup, can now enable the function on Surveillance Station.

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed the issue where Archive Vault might not delete the corresponding information correctly when rotating recordings.
  • Fixed the issue where, after force restarts, cameras might only be able to apply the time zone of client computers when the time display source is set to "Server".
  • Fixed the issue where camera passwords might not be encrypted in configuration files.
  • Fixed the issue where certain Canon cameras consume excessive memory when using MJPEG codec.
  • Fixed the issue where action rules might not be able to send scheduled notifications correctly if their schedules overlap.
  • Fixed the issue where an action rule might not be able to trigger different doors or IP speakers to execute the same action.
  • Fixed the issue where cameras cannot be added when a recording folder with the same name already exists.
  • Fixed the issue where push service might consume excessive memory when Surveillance Station is not connected to the Internet.
  • Fixed the issue where a CMS failover server might not be able to perform failback if the recording server was updated during its downtime.
  • Fixed the issue where a CMS host server might not be able to edit the settings of cameras connected to its recording servers.
  • Fixed the issue where schedules of Access Control notifications might be reset to previous settings incorrectly.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.7-6222


(2020-02-11)

Important Note

  • The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few weeks. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.7 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.7 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.8 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.7 supports VS360HD 4.3.6 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.7 supports VS960HD 2.3.8 and above.

New Features

  • Added support for marking recordings with bookmarks and labels.
  • Added support for reverse playback of recordings.
  • Added support for event logs that record triggered events of cameras, I/O modules, and Deep Video Analytics (DVA) tasks.
  • Added support for sending notifications when an Action Rule is triggered.
  • Added support for speeding up forward/reverse video playback to 100x.
  • Added support for extending the pre/post-recording times to 300 seconds (only supported on Synology NAS/NVR models with a memory capacity of 4 GB and above).
  • Added support for recording merge-and-download.
  • Added support for the Triggered Event layout in Live View that can be switched to automatically when an event is triggered.
  • Added support for DVA Merged Counting tools.
  • Added support for the DVA Parameter Adjuster to fine-tune settings using existing recordings or detected results.
  • Added support for specifying detection targets (people or transportation) for DVA Intrusion Detection tasks.
  • Added support for pausing camera feeds when setting up minimum objects sizes in DVA tasks.
  • Added support for showing real-time camera information when viewing camera feeds, including Codec, FPS, Bitrate, and Resolution.
  • Added support for audio format 16-bit PCM-LE.
  • Enhanced the process of adding and migrating licenses.
  • Enhanced the user experience of editing and triggering DVA tasks.
  • Optimized the display when multiple pop-up windows appear in Live View.
  • Enhanced the user experience of selecting multiple cameras when configuring an Action Rule.

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed the issue where User-Defined cameras might not play videos properly.
  • Fixed the issue where snapshots attached to I/O module-triggered notifications might not display properly.
  • Fixed the issue where log sending might not function properly after NAS/NVR restarts.
  • Fixed the issue where Live View camera feeds of recording servers might not play properly on the host server.
  • Fixed the issue where Archive Vault might not function properly after settings are modified.
  • Fixed the issue where cameras that use encrypted volumes as their recording storage might not record properly after NAS/NVR restarts.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.7-6221


(2020-01-14)

Important Note

  • This version has been replaced by Surveillance Station 8.2.7-6222 to fix an issue regarding recurring notifications of image quality.

Version: 8.2.6-6009


(2019-07-30)

Important Note

  • The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.6 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.6 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.7 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.6 supports VS360HD 4.3.5 and above.
  • Surveillance Station 8.2.6 supports VS960HD 2.3.7 and above.

New Features

  • Added support for Deep Video Analytics with People Counting, Deep Motion Detection, Intrusion Detection, and No-Idle Zone task with high accuracy and rapid responses, based on deep learning algorithms (only supported on DVA3219 model).
  • Added support for PIR motion sensor in Surveillance Station Motion Detection for better accuracy.
  • Added support for triggering and receiving IFTTT events in Action Rule.
  • Added support for extending the beep time in LiveView Alert.
  • Added support for exporting logs in Excel format.
  • Added support for license migration via Synology Account.
  • Increased the time compression ratio limit of Timelapse to shorten the compression time. Enhanced the compatibility of ONVIF and Generic camera setup.

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed an issue where Archive Vault tasks might not execute normally.
  • Fixed an issue where Surveillance Station might not run normally after hard drive migrations.
  • Fixed an issue where Timelapse might not function normally during daylight saving time.
  • Fixed an issue where event notifications might not attach snapshots correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where LiveView might not be able to dewarpe images of fisheye cameras correctly.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.2.5-5850


(2019-07-04)

Important Note

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.5 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.5 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.5 supports VS360HD 4.3.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.5 supports VS960HD 2.3.4 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Adjusted Gmail notification authentication mechanism to comply with the new Gmail API.

Version: 8.2.4-5847


(2019-06-11)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.4 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.4 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.4 supports VS360HD 4.3.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.4 supports VS960HD 2.3.4 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Optimized database stability and reduced the chance of database corruption due to power outages.
  2. Fixed an issue where multiple camera connections from DS cam might not disconnect normally and cause high NAS memory usage.
  3. Fixed an issue where cameras might not be migrated successfully with excessive recordings.
  4. Fixed an issue where Archive Vault tasks might execute repeatedly under certain conditions.
  5. Minor bug fixes

Version: 8.2.3-5828


(2019-01-25)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.3 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.3 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.3 supports VS360HD 4.3.0 and above.
  5. Surveillance Station 8.2.3 supports VS960HD 2.3.4 and above.

New Features

  1. Added support for privilege profiles to be applied to group users.
  2. Added support for more user operations in Log.
  3. Introduced the new Video Transcoder application, allowing videos to be easily transcoded into a format compatible with Surveillance Station.
  4. Added support for a quick setup of ONVIF cameras.
  5. Added support for restarting cameras after disconnection to stabilize connectivity.
  6. Added support for a video preview after Action Rule events are triggered.
  7. Added support for access control and intercom functions in Action Rule.
  8. Added support for cardholder access events in Action Rule.
  9. Added support for client name customization.
  10. Added support for notifications when clients are disconnected or logged out.
  11. Added support for notifications when Archive Vault tasks are running too slowly.
  12. Optimized the camera search function by excluding previously added cameras.
  13. Added support for specified-time-period searches (e.g. every Monday, 0:00-0:15 ) in Recording.
  14. Added support for PTZ controls to be disabled in Live View.
  15. Added support for appointing the hiding time of the mouse and yellow focus frame in Live View and Timeline.
  16. Added support for fixed aspect ratio in E-Map.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-19:03).
  2. Fixed an issue where the archive rotation of Smart Time Lapse might send incorrect messages.
  3. Fixed an issue where snapshots might not be attached to Notification mails on certain NAS models.
  4. Fixed an issue where Live View videos might not be played correctly on certain NAS models.
  5. Fixed an issue where expansion units might not record normally after its storage space is recovered.
  6. Fixed an issue where IP addresses might be altered if VisualStation firmware is updated remotely.

Version: 8.2.2-5766


(2018-11-08)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.2.2 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.2 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.0 and above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.2 supports VS360HD 4.3.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.2 supports VS960HD 2.3.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:58)

Version: 8.2.1-5765


(2018-10-18)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.2.1 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.2.1 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.0 and above.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.2.1 supports VS360HD 4.3.0 and above.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.2.1 supports VS960HD 2.3.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the memory usage of NAS devices might increase under certain conditions.
  2. Fixed an issue where archive rotation might continue to send notifications without being triggered.
  3. Fixed an issue where domain users might not be able to use applications with Dual Authorization properly.
  4. Fixed an issue where snapshots might not be attached in email notifications.
  5. Fixed an issue where notifications of the iOS build-in email application might wrongly show that there are multiple attachments in an email.
  6. Fixed an issue where edited camera settings might not be applied when the share stream path is set as permanent.
  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.1.6-5519


(2018-10-02)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1.6 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.
  2. Surveillance Station 8.1.6 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1.2 to 1.1.5.
  3. Surveillance Station 8.1.6 supports VS360HD 4.2.2 to 4.2.5.
  4. Surveillance Station 8.1.6 supports VS960HD 2.2.2 to 2.2.5.
  5. This is the last version that supports Surveillance Station Plugin. For Surveillance Station versions 8.2 and above, please use the HTML5 solution on Chrome or the high performance Surveillance Station Client desktop client as an alternative.

Fixed Issues

  1. Optimized database stability and reduced the chance of database corruption due to power outages.
  2. Fixed an issue where data transfer might fail when upgrading from Surveillance Station 6.1 or below.
  3. Fixed an issue where cameras might stop recording under certain conditions.
  4. Fixed an issue where the system performance might be affected if the cache space is filled by alert events.
  5. Fix an issue where video servers might not be properly paired with the host server due to account-name capitalization recognition problems.

Version: 8.2.0-5761


(2018-09-13)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.2 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.2 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.2.0 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.2 supports VS360HD 4.3.0 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.2 supports VS960HD 2.3.0 and above.

  5. The web-based Surveillance Station interface now uses HTML5 player, allowing you to view videos without installing plugins. Learn more on the compatibility.

What’s New

  1. Introduced the new mobile application Synology LiveCam, allowing users to download it for free and turn their mobile devices into IP cameras.

  2. Introduced the new Smart Time Lapse application that can shorten lengthy videos into seconds or minutes.

  3. Introduced the new Live Broadcast application with a intuitive interface that allows users to stream live videos to YouTube.

  4. Introduced the new Dual Authorization application that restricts users from operating sensitive functions (such as access to archives) unless they are authorized by another party.

  5. Supports the new IP speaker devices, allowing users to broadcast in real time or periodically play recordings on multiple IP speakers. Please refer to Surveillance Station IP Speaker Support List for more information.

  6. Introduced the new transaction compatibility tool that can test the compatibility of transaction devices before users deploy them with Surveillance Station. (Go to download page)

  7. Introduced the new transaction simulation tool which supports TCP and can be added to Surveillance Station for tryouts before users obtain a physical transaction device. (Go to download page)

  8. The updated Application Center provides over 20 advanced applications to meet various user needs.

  9. The updated Help application added 10 detailed tutorials and guides.

  10. Optimized the Timeline application by providing the event filter function and supporting playback rates up to 32x.

  11. Optimized the Live View application by improving the Alerts interface and allowing users to play selected layouts successively.

  12. Optimized the Archive Vault application by improving its functions and connection.

  13. Optimized the Client Management application by allowing users to change the Live View layouts and update VisualStation firmware remotely.

  14. Optimized the Camera Edit interface by adjusting the location of Settings and moving Event Detection and I/O Port to the Camera Edit page.

  15. Optimized the Notification application by adding support for continuous snapshots within a specified interval after events are detected.

  16. Optimized the User Defined Camera interface by adding support for uploading mp4 videos as virtual cameras.

  17. Added support for file sharing, allowing users to share the download and view links of recording files conveniently.

  18. Added support for the mute mode in Notifications, so that notifications can be suspended for a certain period of time.

  19. Added support for uploading SVG images as e-maps.

  20. Added support for binding events such as PIR detection and ACAP detection to motion detection (camera supports required). A bonded event will be viewed as a motion detection event and will thus trigger corresponding actions.

  21. Added support for multi keyword search, and support for downloading of recordings and data in the Transaction application.

Fixed Issues

  1. Optimized the CMS connection to reduce connection traffic between the host server and the recording server.

  2. Fixed an issue where the Btrfs file system might run slowly due to the fragmentation of usable storage space when multiple cameras are recording simultaneously.

  3. Fixed an issue where the Surveillance Station display time might be incorrect in specific time zones.

  4. Fixed an issue where the system performance might slow down under limited transmission speed because of the lack of cache.

  5. Fixed a minor issue where Surveillance Station might pause when the system is writing log files.

Version: 8.1.5-5513


(2018-05-23)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1.5 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.1.5 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1.2 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.1.5 supports VS360HD 4.2.2 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.1.5 supports VS960HD 2.2.2 and above.

What's New

  1. Updated Synology's terms and conditions for EU data privacy compliance.

  2. Thai user interface is now available (with DSM 6.2 and above).

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where Archive Vault tasks with local host as the archiving source, may not run properly after the DSM port settings have been changed.

Version: 8.1.4-5498


(2018-04-10)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1.4 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.1.4 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1.2 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.1.4 supports VS360HD 4.2.2 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.1.4 supports VS960HD 2.2.2 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Enhanced the memory usage mechanism of the Archive Vault tasks.

  2. Fixed an issue where the motion detection function of certain cameras may not work properly.

  3. Fixed an issue where the system may continuously restart the cameras when the Btrfs file system is under high loading environment.

  4. Fixed an issue where cameras may not be edited when the recording storage folder is not set up yet.

  5. Fixed an issue where downloaded recording files may not be played on Windows Media Player when the audio option is enabled in the camera settings page on a user defined camera that does not support audio.

  6. Fixed an issue where Gmail can not be configured in the Notification application after updating Google Chrome to versions 63.0 and above.

  7. Fixed an issue where the time may be incorrectly displayed on the Recording application under special time zones.

  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 8.1.3-5473


(2017-12-27)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1.3 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.1.3 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1.2 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.1.3 supports VS360HD 4.2.2 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.1.3 supports VS960HD 2.2.2 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the motion detection function of Foscam cameras may not work properly.

  2. Fixed an issue where the status of surveillance devices may be abnormal under certain network environments when recording servers cannot access the host server directly.

  3. Fixed an issue where the "Enable live view pop-up windows" function may be triggered continuously once the I/O module has detected events.

Version: 8.1.2-5469


(2017-12-14)

Compatibility and Installation 

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1.2 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.1.2 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1.2 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.1.2 supports VS360HD 4.2.2 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.1.2 supports VS960HD 2.2.2 and above.

  5. Surveillance Station 8.1.2 supports the updated Quickconnect mechanism on DSM 6.2. We suggest you install Surveillance Station 8.1.2 or above version if you are using the Quickconnect service while running on DSM 6.2 or above.

  6. Surveillance Station Plugin is not supported on macOS 10.13 and above. Users using macOS 10.13 can use the HTML5 solution on Chrome, or the high performance Surveillance Station Client desktop client as an alternative.

What's New

  1. Added support for the AXIS Barcode Reader. Users can now install the AXIS Barcode Reader package on selected AXIS cameras and pair with Surveillance Station Transactions application to overlay barcode information on the video.Learn More.

  2. Added support for the AXIS Camera Application Platform (ACAP) official application - AXIS Tailgating Detector. Learn More.

  3. Significantly improved the Transactions application by providing more video overlay options and other WebAPI for third party integration.

  4. Significantly improved the Archive Vault application by providing more recording archiving detailed settings.

  5. Added support to control the lens moving speed of PT cameras according to the operating amplitude of the joystick.

  6. Added support for the Live View layout sequence function. Users can now play different layouts sequentially in Live View.

  7. Added support to specify the size of the storage space. Administrators can now manage the total storage space not only by limiting each camera space but also by limiting the total storage space.

  8. Added support for the "Ignore short-lived motion" function on Surveillance Station motion detection to reduce false alarms in specific environments.

  9. Added support for providing the option to display or name snapshots by "snapshot taken time" or "video recorded time".

  10. Added support to lower the minimum value of snapshot folder space from 1GB to 10 MB for more flexible deployment.

  11. Added support for providing filename details of rotated recordings in the Log application.

  12. Added support for providing information in Home Mode notifications such as Home Mode trigger reasons and the users who triggered Home Mode.

  13. Enhanced the mechanism that automatically repairs system database error caused by unexpected power failure.

  14. Enhanced the recording rotation mechanism to improve the performance during recording rotation.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed multiple security vulnerabilities (Synology-SA-17:77).

  2. Fixed an issue where the Surveillance Station package may continue to remain at the "stopped" status when disabling the package.

  3. Fixed an issue where the recording server may not be able to connect to the host server when the recording server is using the High-Availability service with more than 3 LAN ports under specific CMS environments.

  4. Fixed an issue where the %COMPANY_NAME%, %DATE%, and %TIME% parameters may not be displayed properly.

  5. Fixed an issue where camera stream sharing paths may change after the Surveillance Station package is updated even when the expiration duration is set to unlimited.

  6. Fixed an issue where the Timeline application may not be opened under special timezones (GMT-3:30, GMT-9:30, GMT+8:30).

  7. Fixed an issue where pairing cameras in the Door Controller application may fail in Surveillance Station web client.

  8. Fixed an issue where Surveillance Station deletes access rules which are not recorded in Surveillance Station after users manually modify access rules through the access controller's web client.  

  9. Fixed an issue where the corresponding camera preview does not pop up in Live View when I/O modules in E-Map have triggered alerts, even when the "Enable live view pop-up windows" function in the Live View application is enabled.

Version: 8.1.1-5408


(2017-09-19)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1.1 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.1.1 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.1.1 supports VS360HD 4.2. and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.1.1 supports VS960HD 2.2. and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where Surveillance Station cannot be launched when logging in as domain users.

  2. Fixed an issue where Surveillance Station may not be launched when using HTTPS connection on Safari.

  3. Fixed an issue where notifications may not be sent properly.

  4. Fixed an issue where logs cannot be shown correctly under firmware version 1.60 of AXIS Door Controller.

  5. Enhanced the live view alert mechanism of Transactions.

Version: 8.0.7-5199


(2017-09-14)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.0.7 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.0.7 supports Surveillance Station Client versions from 1.0.4 to 1.0.6.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.0.7 supports VisualStation versions from 4.1.2 to 4.1.4 and above.

What’s New

  1. Added support for providing a WebAPI connection method for the Transactions application.

  2. Added support for the report feature of the Transactions application.

  3. Enhanced the mechanism for checking disconnection of AXIS Door Controllers.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where logs cannot be shown correctly under firmware version 1.60 of AXIS Door Controller.

  2. Fixed an issue where API ID information may not be properly configured in SMS notifications.

  3. Fixed an issue where notifications may be sent continuously when cameras are disconnected during motion detection.

  4. Fixed an issue where certain parameters may not be shown correctly in push service of the notification.

  5. Fixed an issue where notifications may not be sent properly.

  6. Fixed an issue where the archive rotation mechanism of the Transactions application may be abnormal.

  7. Fixed an issue where the recording files downloaded from specified video clips may not be authenticated properly with Synology Evidence Integrity Authenticator. (Please use Synology Evidence Integrity Authenticator 1.2.0 or above.)

Version: 8.1.0-5406


(2017-08-24)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.1 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.1 added support for transaction devices, and each newly added transaction device requires purchasing 2 additional licenses and will be counted as surveillance devices, just like IP cameras, I/O modules, and AXIS Door Controller.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.1 supports VisualStation 4.2 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.1 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.1 and above.

What’s New

  1. Introduced the new Archive Vault application to provide an advanced remote recording archiving function.

  2. Introduced the new Home Mode application for users to set two different security settings in advance, and switch between these two settings manually, via a schedule, or by Geofence.

  3. Introduced the new Transactions application for simultaneously monitoring transaction details and videos.

  4. Added support for using preview, live view, recording playback, and timeline functions in Chrome. (Chrome currently only supports up to a maximum of 36 video channels. For more information, please refer to this article.)

  5. Added support for the GPU decoding function on the Windows version of Surveillance Station Client to enhance video playing performance.

  6. Added intercom camera integration for offering video surveillance, doorbell, door lock operation, two-way audio, and more functions.

  7. Added the desktop widget feature for supporting the Client Management and Home Mode applications.

  8. Added support for auto logout after an idle period to improve security.

  9. Added support for setting the number of days to keep files in the Snapshot application.

  10. Added support for giving spectators the privilege to set digital output.

  11. Added support for CMS function in the archive settings tab of the Log application.

  12. Added support for pairing cameras and saving the triggered messages based on each port of the I/O module.

  13. Added support for sorting and batch editing cardholders in the AXIS Door Controller application.

  14. Added support for non-admin users to use the AXIS Door Controller application.

  15. Added support for dynamic frame rate of AXIS camera models.

  16. Added support for enabling the force to rotate recordings option in the Advanced tab of the Recording application.

  17. Added support for enabling the auto login function for Local Display on the web client.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where downloaded recording files may still include audio when the user has no audio privilege.

Version: 8.0.6-5193


(2017-08-08)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.0.6 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.0.6 supports VisualStation 4.1.2 and above.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.0.6 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.0.4 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where sending notifications or recording logs may not be executed when the camera connection is recovered.

  2. Fixed an issue where videos in Live View may not be played when enabling the multicast feature of the camera on Safari and Internet Explorer.

Version: 8.0.5-5190


(2017-07-26)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 8.0.5 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 6.0-7321 and above.

  2. Surveillance Station 8.0.5 added support for transaction devices, each newly added transaction device requires purchasing 2 additional licenses and will be counted as surveillance devices, just like IP cameras, I/O modules and AXIS Door Controller.

  3. Surveillance Station 8.0.5 supports VisualStation 4.1.2 and above.

  4. Surveillance Station 8.0.5 supports Surveillance Station Client 1.0.4 and above.

What’s New

  1. Added support for the Transactions application for simultaneously monitoring transaction details and videos.

  2. Enhanced the accessing speed of the log for the AXIS Door Controller application.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where live feeds of user defined cameras may not be displayed properly when leaving the source path empty.

  2. Fixed an issue where manual recording may not be stopped properly due to insufficient storage capacity. 

  3. Fixed an issue where events may still be received when deselecting Log Event in the log of the AXIS Door Controller application.