Version: 5.0-6242


(2022-05-23)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Updated to be compatible with Surveillance Station 9.0
  2. VisualStation 5.0.0-6242 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 9.0.0-6856 and above.
  3. Certain management features will no longer be supported on VisualStation and Surveillance Station Local Display. (Learn more)
  4. The Log application has removed the rule setting page and will log all actions from now on.

Version: 5.0-6241


(2022-05-04)

This version has been replaced by VS360HD 5.0.0-6242 to fix an issue where devices updated in intranet environments might be stuck on the power-on screen.

Version: 4.3.10-6191


(2022-03-29)

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. VisualStation 4.3.10-6191 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328 and above.
  3. Updated to be compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328.

Bug Fixed

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.9-6181


(2021-10-26)

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. VisualStation 4.3.9-6181 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.10-7310 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where live video might freeze if Live View Buffering is enabled.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.8-6174


(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. VisualStation 4.3.8-6174 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7301 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: 4.3.8-6171


(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. VisualStation 4.3.8-6171 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296 and above.
    *Note: Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7.0 or above.
  3. Starting from VisualStation 4.3.8-6171, 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 motion detection as an action in Action Rule, allowing third-party devices to trigger motion detection on cameras.
  3. Added support for showing pop-up windows on specified VisualStations via Action Rule.
  4. Increased the number of e-mail notification recipients to 10.
  5. Enhanced the user experience of selecting multiple cameras when configuring Action Rule.
  6. Increased the limit of camera names to 64 characters.

Version: 4.3.10-5191


(2022-03-29)

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. VisualStation 4.3.10-5191 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.11-6478 and above.
  3. Updated to be compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.11-6478.

Bug Fixed

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.9-5181


(2021-10-26)

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. VisualStation 4.3.9-5181 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.10-6468 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where live video might freeze if Live View Buffering is enabled.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.8-5170


(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. VisualStation 4.3.8-5170 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459 and above.
  3. Starting from VisualStation 4.3.8-5170, 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).
  2. Added support for motion detection as an action in Action Rule, allowing third-party devices to trigger motion detection on cameras.
  3. Upgraded the maximum limit of People and Vehicle Detection, People Counting, and Intrusion Detection tasks to 12 (supported on DVA3221 only). Learn more
  4. 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).
  5. Added support for exporting Face Recognition reports (supported on DVA series models only).
  6. Extended the minimum duration setting for People and Vehicle Detection to 180 seconds (supported on DVA series models only).
  7. Added support for enabling/disabling Deep Video Analytics and Face Recognition tasks as an action in Action Rule (supported on DVA series models only).
  8. Added support for showing pop-up windows on specified VisualStations via Action Rule.
  9. Increased the number of e-mail notification recipients to 10.
  10. Enhanced the user experience of selecting multiple cameras when configuring Action Rule.
  11. Increased the limit of camera names to 64 characters.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed the issue where the system might quit unexpectedly when editing Action Rules in Home Mode.
  2. Fixed the issue where Live View might wrongly show that cameras are disconnected when they take a longer time to respond.
  3. Fixed the issue where AXIS T8311 running certain firmware versions might not be able to switch between joystick mode and mouse mode.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.7-5091


(2020-07-14)

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.
  • VisualStation 4.3.7 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.8 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.)

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed the issue where Timeline might not be able to play recordings.
  • Fixed the issue where the Smart Time Lapse storage cannot be edited.
  • Fixed the issue where the system might quit unexpectedly when playing streams of certain cameras if GPU acceleration is enabled.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.6-5020


(2020-01-14)

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.
  • VisualStation 4.3.6 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.7 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 showing real-time camera information when viewing camera feeds, including Codec, FPS, Bitrate, and Resolution.
  • 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 certain settings of DVA No-Idle Zone tasks might not be applied properly.
  • Fixed the issue where recordings might not play properly.
  • Fixed the issue where Live View might not function properly when the Sequential Rotation layout is in use.
  • Fixed the issue where Action Rule might not play audio patterns on time.
  • Fixed the issue where recordings might not be deleted properly.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.5-4817


(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.
  • VisualStation 4.3.5-4817 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.6 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 indoor camera exposure control.
  • Added support for license migration via Synology Account.
  • Added support for exporting logs in Excel format.
  • Added support for extending the beep time in LiveView Alert.
  • Added support for triggering and receiving IFTTT events in Action Rule.
  • Increased the time compression ratio limit of Timelapse to shorten the compression time.
  • Enhanced the compatibility of ONVIF and Generic camera setup.

New Features

  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.4-4710


(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. VisualStation 4.3.4-4710 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.4 and above.

New Features

  1. Optimized the seek function in Timeline.

Fixed Issues

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.3-4691


(2019-03-12)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.3.3-4691 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the timeline seek function might not work properly after multiple operations in the Timeline and Recording player.
  2. Fixed an issue where digital zoom might not function properly when Video scaling is set at High performance.
  3. Fixed an issue where the snapshot list might not be updated automatically.

Version: 4.3.2-4690


(2019-01-15)

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. VisualStation 4.3.2-4690 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where IP addresses might be altered if VisualStation firmware is updated remotely.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.1-4634


(2018-10-16)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.3.1-4634 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the CPU usage of NAS devices might increase under certain conditions.
  2. Fixed an issue where the playback time of Timeline might be inconsistent when the filter is set at Show Events Only.
  3. Fix an issue where recordings might not be played correctly on Timeline when there are more than 48 channels in a customized layout.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3-4631


(2018-09-13)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.3.0-4631 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2 and above.

What's New

  1. Added support for remote firmware upgrade, allowing you to upgrade VisualStation firmware remotely on Surveillance Station.

  2. Added support for remote Live View layout switching, allowing you to change the displaying layout remotely on Surveillance Station.

  3. Added an icon to indicate the main and secondary display in the dual monitor output mode.

  4. Optimized the Live View Alerts Management page that provides different event types for easy management.

  5. Optimized the smoothness of UI operation and video playback.

Version: 5.0-6242


(2022-05-23)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Updated to be compatible with Surveillance Station 9.0
  2. VisualStation 5.0.0-6242 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 9.0.0-6856 and above.
  3. Certain management features will no longer be supported on VisualStation and Surveillance Station Local Display. (Learn more)
  4. The Log application has removed the rule setting page and will log all actions from now on.

Version: 5.0-6241


(2022-05-04)

This version has been replaced by VS360HD 5.0.0-6242 to fix an issue where devices updated in intranet environments might be stuck on the power-on screen.

Version: 4.3.10-6191


(2022-03-29)

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. VisualStation 4.3.10-6191 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328 and above.
  3. Updated to be compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.11-7328.

Bug Fixed

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.9-6181


(2021-10-26)

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. VisualStation 4.3.9-6181 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.10-7310 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where live video might freeze if Live View Buffering is enabled.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.8-6174


(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. VisualStation 4.3.8-6174 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7301 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: 4.3.8-6171


(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. VisualStation 4.3.8-6171 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296 and above.
    *Note: Surveillance Station 8.2.9-7296 must be installed on Synology products running DSM 7.0 or above.
  3. Starting from VisualStation 4.3.8-6171, 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 motion detection as an action in Action Rule, allowing third-party devices to trigger motion detection on cameras.
  3. Added support for showing pop-up windows on specified VisualStations via Action Rule.
  4. Increased the number of e-mail notification recipients to 10.
  5. Enhanced the user experience of selecting multiple cameras when configuring Action Rule.
  6. Increased the limit of camera names to 64 characters.

Version: 4.3.10-5191


(2022-03-29)

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. VisualStation 4.3.10-5191 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.11-6478 and above.
  3. Updated to be compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.11-6478.

Bug Fixed

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.9-5181


(2021-10-26)

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. VisualStation 4.3.9-5181 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.10-6468 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where live video might freeze if Live View Buffering is enabled.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.8-5170


(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. VisualStation 4.3.8-5170 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.9-6459 and above.
  3. Starting from VisualStation 4.3.8-5170, 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).
  2. Added support for motion detection as an action in Action Rule, allowing third-party devices to trigger motion detection on cameras.
  3. Upgraded the maximum limit of People and Vehicle Detection, People Counting, and Intrusion Detection tasks to 12 (supported on DVA3221 only). Learn more
  4. 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).
  5. Added support for exporting Face Recognition reports (supported on DVA series models only).
  6. Extended the minimum duration setting for People and Vehicle Detection to 180 seconds (supported on DVA series models only).
  7. Added support for enabling/disabling Deep Video Analytics and Face Recognition tasks as an action in Action Rule (supported on DVA series models only).
  8. Added support for showing pop-up windows on specified VisualStations via Action Rule.
  9. Increased the number of e-mail notification recipients to 10.
  10. Enhanced the user experience of selecting multiple cameras when configuring Action Rule.
  11. Increased the limit of camera names to 64 characters.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed the issue where the system might quit unexpectedly when editing Action Rules in Home Mode.
  2. Fixed the issue where Live View might wrongly show that cameras are disconnected when they take a longer time to respond.
  3. Fixed the issue where AXIS T8311 running certain firmware versions might not be able to switch between joystick mode and mouse mode.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.7-5091


(2020-07-14)

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.
  • VisualStation 4.3.7 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.8 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.)

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed the issue where Timeline might not be able to play recordings.
  • Fixed the issue where the Smart Time Lapse storage cannot be edited.
  • Fixed the issue where the system might quit unexpectedly when playing streams of certain cameras if GPU acceleration is enabled.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.6-5020


(2020-01-14)

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.
  • VisualStation 4.3.6 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.7 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 showing real-time camera information when viewing camera feeds, including Codec, FPS, Bitrate, and Resolution.
  • 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 certain settings of DVA No-Idle Zone tasks might not be applied properly.
  • Fixed the issue where recordings might not play properly.
  • Fixed the issue where Live View might not function properly when the Sequential Rotation layout is in use.
  • Fixed the issue where Action Rule might not play audio patterns on time.
  • Fixed the issue where recordings might not be deleted properly.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.5-4817


(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.
  • VisualStation 4.3.5-4817 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.6 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 indoor camera exposure control.
  • Added support for license migration via Synology Account.
  • Added support for exporting logs in Excel format.
  • Added support for extending the beep time in LiveView Alert.
  • Added support for triggering and receiving IFTTT events in Action Rule.
  • Increased the time compression ratio limit of Timelapse to shorten the compression time.
  • Enhanced the compatibility of ONVIF and Generic camera setup.

New Features

  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.4-4710


(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. VisualStation 4.3.4-4710 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.4 and above.

New Features

  1. Optimized the seek function in Timeline.

Fixed Issues

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.3-4691


(2019-03-12)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.3.3-4691 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the timeline seek function might not work properly after multiple operations in the Timeline and Recording player.
  2. Fixed an issue where digital zoom might not function properly when Video scaling is set at High performance.
  3. Fixed an issue where the snapshot list might not be updated automatically.

Version: 4.3.2-4690


(2019-01-15)

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. VisualStation 4.3.2-4690 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where IP addresses might be altered if VisualStation firmware is updated remotely.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.1-4634


(2018-10-16)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.3.1-4634 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the CPU usage of NAS devices might increase under certain conditions.
  2. Fixed an issue where the playback time of Timeline might be inconsistent when the filter is set at Show Events Only.
  3. Fix an issue where recordings might not be played correctly on Timeline when there are more than 48 channels in a customized layout.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3-4631


(2018-09-13)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.3.0-4631 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2 and above.

What's New

  1. Added support for remote firmware upgrade, allowing you to upgrade VisualStation firmware remotely on Surveillance Station.

  2. Added support for remote Live View layout switching, allowing you to change the displaying layout remotely on Surveillance Station.

  3. Added an icon to indicate the main and secondary display in the dual monitor output mode.

  4. Optimized the Live View Alerts Management page that provides different event types for easy management.

  5. Optimized the smoothness of UI operation and video playback.

Version: 4.2.5-4458


(2018-10-02)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.2.5-4458 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.1.2 to 8.1.6.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where live view might not be displayed properly when logging in from a custom domain.
  2. Fixed an issue where login errors might occur when passwords contain certain symbols.
  3. Fixed an issue where authentication might still be required after the device is already trusted through OTP authentication.
  4. Fixed an issue where the status of widgets might not be saved if Home Mode is not enabled.

Version: 4.2.4-4456


(2018-05-23)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.2.4-4456 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.1.2 and above.

Fixed Issues

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

Version: 4.2.3-4451


(2018-04-10)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.2.3-4451 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.1.2 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where camera live feeds may not be played under complicated network environment.
  2. Fixed an issue where the optimization settings of the camera may not be applied properly.
  3. Fixed an issue where an incorrect time zone may be displayed when logged in with non-admin accounts.
  4. Enhanced the user interface of the Transactions application.
  5. Fixed an issue where the system may not be stable if multiple pop-up windows are opened on the Live View Alert system.

Version: 4.2.2-4435


(2017-12-12)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.2.2-4435 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.1.2 and above.

What's New

  1. Added support to set up specific accounts to automatically log in to Local Display.
  2. Added support for the Download List window.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where Timeline may not work properly under certain operations.
  2. Enhanced the update mechanism of Live View layout.

Version: 4.2.1-4372


(2017-09-19)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.2.1-4372 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.1.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Enhanced the live view alert mechanism of Transactions.

Version: 4.2-4371


(2017-08-24)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.2.0-4371 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.1.0 and above.

What's New

  1. Added support for proxy server to enhance network connectivity.

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

  3. Added support for desktop shortcut for more user convenience.

  4. Added support for the search function on taskbar.

  5. Added support for temporarily enlarging the size of the cursor by shaking the mouse to locate the cursor.

  6. Added support for remembering login passwords for more convenience when logging in to Surveillance Station.

  7. Enhanced user operation when deploying large scale CMS systems.

  8. Enhanced system responsiveness and the immediacy of automatic page updates.

Version: 4.1.4-4272


(2017-09-14)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.1.4-2472 is only compatible with Surveillance Station versions from 8.0.5 to 8.0.7.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the "action" option in "Data Definition" tab may not be edited when adding or editing transaction devices.

  2. Fixed an issue where line breaks in Transactions texts may not work properly under certain configurations.

  3. Fixed an issue where transaction devices may not be added immediately after deleting a transaction device with the same name.

  4. Fixed an issue where firmware version settings may not be properly switched in the Edit Camera page if the camera supports firmware version configuration.

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

  6. Fixed an issue where the VisualStation audio output may not be triggered by Action Rule.

Version: 4.1.3-4270


(2017-08-08)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.1.3-4270 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.0.5 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where accessing transaction devices on the recording server may not work properly when under the CMS architecture.
  2. Fixed an issue where VisualStation may not log in to the recording server properly when configuring certain settings under the CMS architecture.

Version: 4.1.2-4269


(2017-07-27)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.1.2-4269 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.0.5 and above.

What's New

  1. Added support for 4K resolution streaming in Live View.
  2. Added support for “customize reference frame setting of video decoder” to prevent abnormal video playback for some cameras.
  3. Add support for Bond network interface.
  4. Enhance the Internet disconnection detection mechanism to reduce the possibility of live view intermittently disconnecting and reconnecting when the network is unstable.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where error may occur after setting up cameras when batch adding TV Standard cameras under the complete setup mode.

Version: 4.1.1-4265


(2017-03-22)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.1.1-4265 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.0.2 and above.

What's New

  1. Added support for mirror and extend desktop functions for dual screen display.
  2. Added support for auto-hiding the mouse cursor when inactive for a short period of time in full screen mode.
  3. Added support for changing virtual keyboard layouts to QWERTY, QWERTZ, AZERTY keyboards according to needs.
  4. Added support for 9x9 and 10x10 multi-channel layouts.
  5. Added support for applying the current playback speed to the next playback file.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where lagging may occur when switching among multiple streams with maximum number of cameras installed.
  2. Fixed an issue where the screen may flicker when switching among multiple streams.
  3. Fixed an issue where videos may not display normally when using layouts with a higher number of channels.
  4. Fixed an issue where users may not be able to log in after the Account Protection function in DSM 6.1 is enabled.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.1-4207


(2017-01-18)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.1.0 is compatible with Surveillance Station 8.0 and above.

What's New

  1. Added support for login to Surveillance Station via QuickConnect.
  2. Added support for search server feature in the login page.
  3. Enhanced VS360HD management ability with Axis Door Controller and VisualStation applications.
  4. Added support for switching among multiple live-view streams manually or automatically based on different events.
  5. Added support for automatically switching among multiple video recording streams based on different events.
  6. Added support for rotation of displaying a group of cameras in a single live-view channel.
  7. Added support for downloading a specified video clip of a recording file.
  8. Added support for automatic re-login of VS360HD after restarting a logged in Surveillance Station or rebooting the corresponding Synology NAS.
  9. Added support for changing the background color of video player.

Fixed Issues

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.0.1-4014


(2016-11-16)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.0.1 is compatible with Surveillance Station 7.2.4-4683 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the firmare version 3.0 may not be upgraded to 4.0.0.
  2. Fixed an issue where time synchronization with Surveillance Station may not work properly in certain network environments.
  3. Fixed an issue where the application autorun upon login may not work properly after reboot.

Version: 4.0-4000


(2016-10-21)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 4.0.0 is compatible with Surveillance Station 7.2.4-4683 and above.
  2. We recommend updating Surveillance Station package to 8.0 Beta version on Synology NAS/NVR product to enjoy new features in VisualStation 4.0.0

What's New

  1. New UI design in consistency with Surveillance Station 8.0 Beta.
  2. Pairing function is now replaced by the new login mechanism on Surveillance Station 8.0 Beta.
  3. Added support for login to Surveillance Station via Internet by entering an external IP address.
  4. Implements multi-tasking and window-based interface for all applications to enhance the convenience of user operations.
  5. Enhanced VS360HD management ability with 9 new applications including IP Camera, User, CMS, Action Rule, et cetera.

Fixed Issues

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 3.0.5-2090


(2016-10-18)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 3.0.5 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 7.2.4-4683 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Enhanced the system stability.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 3.0.4-2083


(2016-06-28)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 3.0.4 is compatible with Surveillance Station 7.1-4110 and later.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where VS360HD may not resume the connection after disconnection from the Synology NAS/NVR device in certain network environment.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 3.0.3-2080


(2016-06-21)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 3.0.3 is compatible with Surveillance Station 7.1-4110 and later.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the status VisualStation might become abnormal after switchover of the high-availability cluster.
  2. Fixed an issue where camera name may become garbled on Timeline application.
  3. Enhanced compatibility of H.264 high profile codec of HikVision camera.
  4. Fixed an issue where Live View may not display if the cameras on the recording server are added to the CMS via HTTPS or QuickConnect.
  5. Fixed an issue where the configuration of network settings may not be successful.
  6. Fixed an issue where VisualStation may not be paired after the configuration of network settings.
  7. Fixed an issue where the first recording on Recording application cannot be downloaded.
  8. Fixed an issue where recording list on Recording application may not be correct after editing cameras via Surveillance Station web.
  9. Fixed an issue where live view cannot display MJPEG codec of cameras from recording server when video relay over the Internet automatically was enabled.
  10. Enhanced the system stability.
  11. Minor bug fixes

Version: 3.0.2-2068


(2016-03-10)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 3.0.2-2068 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 7.1-4110 or later.

Change logs

  1. Fixed an issue where the previous/next frame function may fail when the recording playback is paused.

  2. Fixed an issue where the camera feed in the Live View application will shows black screens for a few seconds after a user edits the camera in Surveillance Station.

  3. Enhanced the performance of recording playback.

Version: 3.0.1-2064


(2016-01-12)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 3.0-2064 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 7.1-4110 or later.

Change logs

  1. Added support for users to playback recordings and timeline from mounted USB drive even without network connection.

  2. Added support for users to manually setup the DNS server, and the domain name can be resolved when the IP was set up via DHCP.

  3. Added support of multicast via RTSP.

  4. Added support of video relay service over the Internet, fixing an issue where VS360HD may fail to playback recordings when not belonging to the same domain with the recording server.

  5. Added support to playback video recording files over 2GB.

  6. Added support for multiple selection of recordings to download, lock, and unlock.

  7. Enhanced H.264 video streaming capability for 3M or 5M resolution.

  8. Enhanced Timeline recording playback performance under sync mode.

  9. Improved UI responsiveness when switching between different pages.

  10. Fixed an issue where certain Foscam camera models may not playback properly.

  11. Fixed an issue where the UI may not work properly when users toggle on timeline.

  12. Fixed and issue where Timeline fast forward playback may not work properly.

  13. Fixed an issue where Timeline may fail to playback when the recording server is not using port 5000.

  14. Fixed an issue where Live View may fail to playback properly when the IP cameras on recording servers are using “live view from camera”.

  15. Fixed an issue where Live View clock may not be updated when the system time on the NAS has been changed.

  16. Fixed an issue where logs may not be displayed correctly.

  17. Fixed an issue where recordings may not be locked/unlocked properly on the Recording page.

  18. Fixed an issue where the system may not work properly when the broadcasting package is oversized.

Version: 3.0-2045


(2015-06-25)

Change log

  1. N/A. (This is the initial release of VS360HD)

Version: 2.4.1-1510


(2017-07-25)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.4.1-1510 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 7.2.4 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the cameras of the recording server may disconnect when the CMS recording server is set up via HTTPS.

Version: 2.4-1509


(2016-10-21)

Compatibility and Installation

  • VisualStation 2.4.0 is compatible with Surveillance Station 7.2.4-4683 and above.

What's New

  • Added support for Surveillance Station 8.0.

Fixed Issues

  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.3-1504


(2016-06-21)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.3.0 is compatible with Surveillance Station 7.0-3742 and above.

What's New

  1. Added support to playback recordings larger than 2GB.
  2. Enhanced compatibility of H.264 high profile codec of HikVision camera.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the liveview cannot be displayed properly for certain Foscam camera models.
  2. Fixed an issue where Live View may not display if the cameras on the recording server are added to the CMS via HTTPS or QuickConnect.
  3. Fixed an issue where the clock on liveview may not be updated after the change in the system time of Synology NAS/NVR device.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.2-1416


(2015-04-21)

Improvements

  • Added VisualStation into Action Rule as an action device.

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed an issue that the DHCP setting can not be changed to manual setting on VisualStation.

Version: 2.2-1413


(2015-02-03)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.2-1413 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 7.0-3742 or later.

What’s New

  1. Added two-way audio support
    • Added audio output support for VS240HD to event detection in Surveillance Station.
    • Two-way audio operation is supported in Live View.However, only audio patterns can be played.
  2. Live View operation improvements
    • Added support for several lens control functions, including auto pan and auto object tracking.
    • Added support for digital output.

Version: 2.1-1290


(2014-07-14)

Change log

  1. Supports joystick operations on VS240HD.

Version: 2.1-1270


(2013-12-19)

Change log

  1. Supports On-screen operations for Live View, Timeline, and event player. Operations include PTZ control, Snapshot, Pause, Manual Recording, Iris, and Focus for Live View; Seek and Recordings Download for Timeline.
  2. Supports fix aspect ratio while watching playbacks in Timeline.
  3. Enhances E-map operation on Live View. Cameras and sub e-maps can be easily previewed with on-screen icons.
  4. Supports layout management on Live View.
  5. Supports 4 channels up to 5 megapixel resolution on Live View.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.0-1176


(2013-10-23)

Change log

  1. Fixed an issue where certain IP addresses may cause connection problem.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.0-1175


(2014-07-31)

Change log

  1. Fixed the cross-domain issue in VS240HD.
  2. Enhanced the quality of audio output from HDMI.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.0-1164


(2014-06-06)

Change log

  1. Support the latest Surveillance Station CMS.
  2. Snapshot file format has been changed to JPEG.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.0-1131


(2013-01-31)

Change log

  1. Enhanced time accuracy in the live view page.
  2. Ehhanced the audio format compatibility with Vivotek cameras.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.0-1130


(2013-01-08)

Change log

  1. N/A. (This is the initial release of VS240HD)

Version: 1.3-316


(2013-02-07)

Change log

  • Fixed a recording playback issue caused by certain time zones.

Version: 1.3-315


(2012-12-25)

Change log

  • Fixed an issue which may cause by the MJPEG liveview feed.

Version: 1.3-312


(2012-07-11)

Change log

  • Fixed an IP length issue which may cause the VS80 to be disconnected from the master server after a reboot.

Version: 1.3-311


(2012-04-17)

Change log

  • Added the 1x1 panel display (Surveillance Station v.5.1-2204 or onward is required).

Version: 1.3-308


(2012-03-06)

Change log

  • For compatibility with DSM 4.0, VS80 must upgrade to version 1.3-0308..

Version: 1.3-303


(2011-04-20)

Change log

  • N/A. (This is the initial release of VS80)

Special Notes

  1. H.264 compression is only supported on camera’s baseline profile.
  2. MPEG4 compression is only supported on camera’s simple profile.

Version: 1.2-145


(2013-02-07)

Change log

  1. Fixed a recording playback issue caused by certain time zones.

Version: 1.2-144


(2012-12-25)

Change log

  1. Fixed an issue which may cause by the MJPEG liveview.

Version: 1.2-143


(2012-10-02)

Change log

  1. Fixed the live view layout issue

Version: 1.2-140


(2012-07-11)

Change log

  1. Fixed an IP length issue which may cause the VS60 to be disconnected from the master server after a reboot.

Version: 1.2-139


(2012-04-17)

Change log

  1. Added the 1x1 panel display (Surveillance Station v5.1-2204 and onward is required).

Version: 1.2-137


(2012-03-06)

Change log

  1. For compatibility with DSM 4.0, VS60 must upgrade to version 1.2-0137

Version: 1.2-132


(2010-10-20)

Change log

To be fully supported with the new features, it is recommended to upgrade your Synology DiskStation with DSM 3.0-1137 or onward.

  1. Event Player: Video recordings stored on Surveillance Station for each live view cameras are now viewable on the VS60. Browsing recording selections through out the day is operated via a Timeline slider.
  2. Multiple Channel Live View: Concurrent multi-channel live view is now expanded to 9 channels for more complete coverage.
  3. H.264 Support: With the newly added H.264 compression for live view streaming and event playback, VisualStation now supports 3 video codec: MJPEG, MPEG-4, H.264.
  4. Quick System Boot-up: System efficiency is enhanced for achieving shortened boot-up time and screen load up process.
  5. Enhanced performance and stability: Live view performance is further tuned and optimized to accommodate the wide range of supported cameras.

Special Notes

  1. H.264 decoding throughput is 45FPS for 4,6 channels (D1).
  2. H.264 decoding throughput is 60FPS for 9 channels (CIF).
  3. H.264 compression is only supported on camera’s baseline profile.
  4. MPEG4 compression is only supported on camera’s simple profile.
  5. The maximum camera resolution supported on VS60 for 4, 6 channel is D1 (640480 in VGA, 720480 in NTSC, 720x576 in PAL)
  6. The maximum camera resolution supported on VS60 for 9 channel is CIF (320*240 in VGA, 352x240 in NTSC, 352x288 in PAL)

Version: 1.1-59


(2010-05-05)

Change log

The VS60 once upgraded to 1.1-0059 must work with Synology DiskStation with DSM version DSM 2.3-1154 onward.

  1. Added the capability to be managed by Synology DiskStation in a different sub-net.
  2. Enhanced system efficiency and shortened the boot-up time.
  3. Enhanced live view performance and stability.
  4. Enhanced general compatibilities with IP cameras including audio streaming and large size image handling.
  5. Enhanced the connectivity with Synology DiskStation in link aggregation mode.
  6. Added IP and MAC addresses on "Information" dialog.

Special Notes

  1. Once the VS60 is set up on Synology DiskStation, the VS60 network setting can no longer be edited, until it is removed from the list and reinstalled.
  2. The maximum camera resolution supported on VS60 is D1 (720x480 in NTSC, 720x576 in PAL)

Version: 1.0-25


(2009-10-22)

Change log

  • N/A. (This is the initial release of VS60)