VS960HD Release Notes

Version: 2.3.9-2092


(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 2.3.9 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.
  • Fixed the issue where certain cameras might not be able to play videos in H.265 format smoothly.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.3.8-2021


(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 2.3.8 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: 2.3.7-1817


(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 2.3.7-1817 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 security performance of VS960HD.
  • Enhanced the compatibility of ONVIF and Generic camera setup.

Fixed Issues

  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.3.6-1720


(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 2.3.6-1720 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.4.

New Features

  1. Optimized the seek function in Timeline.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding Samba (Synology-SA-19:15).
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.3.5-1701


(2019-03-12)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.3.5-1701 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.3 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: 2.3.4-1700


(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 2.3.4-1700 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.3 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-19:02).
  2. Fixed an issue where IP addresses might be altered if VisualStation firmware is updated remotely.
  3. Fixed an issue where the playback of H.265+ format videos on certain cameras might freeze.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.3.3-1646


(2018-12-26)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.3.3-1646 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding Netatalk (Synology-SA-18:62).

Version: 2.3.2-1645


(2018-11-08)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.3.2-1645 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:59)

Version: 2.3.1-1644


(2018-10-16)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.3.1-1644 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: 2.3.0-1641


(2018-09-13)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.3.0-1641 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.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding OpenSSH (CVE-2018-15473).

  2. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:44).

Version: 2.3.9-2092


(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 2.3.9 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.
  • Fixed the issue where certain cameras might not be able to play videos in H.265 format smoothly.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.3.8-2021


(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 2.3.8 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: 2.3.7-1817


(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 2.3.7-1817 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 security performance of VS960HD.
  • Enhanced the compatibility of ONVIF and Generic camera setup.

Fixed Issues

  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.3.6-1720


(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 2.3.6-1720 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.4.

New Features

  1. Optimized the seek function in Timeline.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding Samba (Synology-SA-19:15).
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.3.5-1701


(2019-03-12)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.3.5-1701 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.3 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: 2.3.4-1700


(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 2.3.4-1700 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.3 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-19:02).
  2. Fixed an issue where IP addresses might be altered if VisualStation firmware is updated remotely.
  3. Fixed an issue where the playback of H.265+ format videos on certain cameras might freeze.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.3.3-1646


(2018-12-26)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.3.3-1646 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding Netatalk (Synology-SA-18:62).

Version: 2.3.2-1645


(2018-11-08)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.3.2-1645 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:59)

Version: 2.3.1-1644


(2018-10-16)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.3.1-1644 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: 2.2.5-1519


(2018-10-02)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.2.5-1519 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.1.2 to 8.1.6.

Fixed Issues

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

Version: 2.3.0-1641


(2018-09-13)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.3.0-1641 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.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding OpenSSH (CVE-2018-15473).

  2. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:44).

Version: 2.2.4-1517


(2018-05-23)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.2.4-1517 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.
  2. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding Wget (CVE-2018-0494).

Version: 2.2.3-1505


(2018-04-10)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.2.3-1505 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.
  6. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding NTP (Synology-SA-18:13).

Version: 2.2.2-1488


(2017-12-12)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.2.2-1488 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: 2.2.1-1404


(2017-09-19)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.2.1-1404 is only compatible with Surveillance Station 8.1.0 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the "Restore previous session windows upon login" function may not work properly after upgrading firmware.

  2. Enhanced the live view alert mechanism of Transactions.

Version: 2.1.5-1237


(2017-09-14)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.1.5-1237 is only compatible with Surveillance Station versions from 8.0.5 to 8.0.7.

Change logs

  1. N/A. (This is the initial release of VS960HD)

Version: 2.2.0-1403


(2017-09-08)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. VisualStation 2.2.0-1403 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.