Release Notes (X4)

X4 Build 6  -  2019-05-17  Major Release

New:

  • The Hungarian language file has been added.
  • IF DallmeierAPI: New interface module based on DallmeierAPI to couple to the Dallmeier Video Management System.
  • IF Digifort: New interface module to couple to the Digifort IP Video Management System.
  • IF EBLnet: New interface module to couple to the Panasonic EBL 128/512 series fire panels via EBLnet.
  • IF LatitudeVMS: New interface module to couple to the FLIR Latitude video management system.
  • IF LightSYS: New interface module to copule to the RISCO Group ProSYS/LightSYS intruder alarm system.
  • IF OnGuard2: New interface module to couple to Lenel® OnGuard® 7.4 OpenAccess (Access control part) and Lenel® OnGuard® 7.4 OpenVideo Streaming API RTSP Connection (Video part).
  • IF SIPClient: New interface module to couple to a SIP server.

Feature:

  • For contact data in the text editor a minimum width can be defined, thus the data can be structured more easily.
  • The command "Add attachment" can be used now in global scripts as well.
  • For unaccepted events in the eventlist it can be specified in the settings, whether the text or the background should flash and which color should be used for the flashing.
  • "Delete everything" is not selected by default anymore for the restore process.
  • The text macros 1-5 can be used individually again for CSV export and import.
  • PTZ and presets are supported in the archive now, if the interface supports this feature as well.
  • The command "Print documents" supports pdf files now.
  • A global script for user change has been added.
  • CAD: Additional object properties (Animation state, visibility as well as options "Full Redraw", "Adjust position dynamically" and "Suppress overlays".) for automatic linking can be adopted automatically from DWG and DGN files.
  • Sensors that are set to revision via a control operation for the sensor group, are taken into account in the event context.
  • The Dutch language file has been revised and updated.
  • The dialogs for graphic parameters are resizable now.
  • Data packages and backups created with a newer version cannot be loaded any more.
  • File browser dialogs for parameters have been added for some actions.
  • Licence problems of individual workstations are logged in the system protocol now.
  • When executing an SQL export, the tags of events can be exported.
  • Update Manager: The handling of updates as well as the verification of the program installation has been revised.
    - An inventory file which describes the installation is maintained when (un-)installing software packages.
    - Changes to the installation can only be done by using the Update Manager or Installer. Files that have not been installed through a package are not part of the installation and therefore will not be replicated in the network.
    - Should parts of the program installation deviate from the state which is described in the inventory, the affected modules will be repaired automatically during program startup.
    - Modules can now be uninstalled using the Update Manager.
    - The ablility to generate recovery packages is no longer required and has been removed.
  • Customizer: The Hungarian language file has been added.
  • DemoPanel: The Hungarian language file has been added.
  • KeyManager: The Hungarian language file has been added.
  • Localizer: The Hungarian language file has been added.
  • ServicePanel: The Hungarian language file has been added.
  • CAD Support: A new CAD library version (ODA Platform 2019 Update 2) is used now.
  • VideoManager: All available overlays may be displayed in the video image now via the video interface instead of WinGuard.
  • IF Email: The Hungarian language file has been added.
  • IF FacilityManager: The Hungarian language file has been added.
  • IF Fax: The Hungarian language file has been added.
  • IF SIP: Instant messages and calls can generate events now.
  • IF SIP: The Hungarian language file has been added.
  • IF Virtual: The Hungarian language file has been added.
  • IF (All): The RemoteExe path can contain system variables now.
  • IF AEOS: The following features have been implemented:
    - Service Discovery Events are evaluated now.
    - The evaluation of Input Labels has been improved.
    - The treatment of the virtual AEpu for areas has been improved.
  • IF Aimetis: The support for SDK 7.1 has been added.
  • IF AL5: The support of protocol version 01.13.01 has been added.
  • IF AVASYSVideo: Monitors with system numbers > 65535 are supported now.
  • IF ExacqVision: The display of videos has been optimized.
  • IF GCore: The 64 bit SDK is supported now.
  • IF GCore: The aspect ratio of camera can be freely adjusted now.
  • IF Hikvision: The support for VCA (Video Content Analytics) events has been added.
  • IF ICAD: The request Id is returned now in the response to a document request.
  • IF InotecCPS: The interface is available now for X4.
  • IF iProtectAC: The support of iProtect API version 9 has been added.
  • IF JunoNET: The Hungarian language file has been added.
  • IF OnGuard2: The application ID that has been updated by Lenel is used now to establish the connection to the OnGuard server.
  • IF Panomera: PTZ and pesets are supported in the the archive now.
  • IF PaxtonNet2: The SDK version 6.0 is supported now.
  • IF Planon: The following features have been implemented:
    - The event id is stored in the same format as in the eventlist now.
    - When an event ends, the end time is transmitted to Planon via a "CloseMeldingRequest"
  • IF Senso: The sensor type "Circuit Monitor" (CM) is supported now.
  • IF SNMP: The expected encoding of incoming texts can be adjusted now.
  • IF StanleyPAC: The following features have been implemented:
    - The SDK version 4.6.333 is supported now.
    - For areas the following new commands are available: Arm area, Disarm area, Lock area, Normal door operation for area.
    - Anti-passback violations trigger an alarm now and can be resetted with an event related command.
    - Authorized door openings can be displayed at the datapoint now.
  • IF TVS: The follwoing changes have been applied:
    - Overlays are now displayed in the video image only by the interface.
    - The unused option "Lock duration" has been removed.
  • IF TVS: The maximal buffer length can be configured in the INI file now.
  • IF Variodyn: "Device information" messages are evaluated now.

X4 Build 5  -  2018-11-15  Major Release

New:

  • IF Digivod: New interface module to couple to the digivod video system.
  • IF Panomera: New interface module to couple to Dallmeier Panomera Streaming Server.
  • IF Planon: New interface module to couple to the ticket management systems based on Planon Web Services software.
  • IF VuWall: New interface module to couple to VuWall videowall controller.

Feature:

  • The Dutch language file has been revised and updated.
  • Multiple audio devices can now be selected.
  • The following features for segments have been added:
    - Segments can be displayed in the explorer now.
    - Datapoints, locations and events can be filtered for the currently selected segment in the explorer.
    - Geocoordinates can be assigned to segments.
    - The geo information of the segments as well as the count and type of events of each segment can be transmitted to server, e.g. to display them on a globe.
  • The CSV import and export of locations has been extended by the item "ExtRef".
  • The event history can be opened now via the context menu of the event list.
  • Clips can be exported now via the context menu of the video archive.
  • Old settings, that cannot be assigned to an existing station, station profile or user profile, are deleted now when converting to WinGuard X4 or executing "Update Formats".
  • In the local settings a time perdiod can be defined, after which WinGuard reports a TCP connection as interrupted at the latest.
  • The softkey binding for Windows 7 has been improved.
  • When printing route cards one can select either one-sided or double-sided printing.
  • The content of txt files is evaluated now when sending an email.
  • Context menu entries for graphics, symbols and text in the explorer are blanked out depending on the corresponding rights.
  • The command "Set input" now offers the possibility to remove the corresponding entry from the context.
  • The command "Set input" evaluates the placeholders <textmacro1> to <textmacro99> now.
  • If a station looses its license, a system log entry is generated.
  • A global script that is executed at the end of an event has been added.
  • A problem related to the adding logs has been fixed.
  • The update manager has been extended to allow for easier future updates that also include the installation of additional software components at remote stations from a central place.
  • VideoManager: The command "Delete presets" is forwared to interfaces now, thus presets are deleted in subsystems for supported interfaces.
  • IF AEOS: Input datapoints support the commands inhibit and uninhibit now.
  • IF Aimetis: A new option has been added in the camera properties, which controls whether a connection via "direct connect" is allowed.
  • IF BoschVideo: The support if BoschVideo SDK 6.21 has been added.
  • IF Complex400: Handheld control units as well as up to 16 comlock410 modules are supported now.
  • IF Gehrke4000: Settings for the datatypes input, output and intercom have been added, which are used to define if the intercom should be called automatically when accepting the event.
  • IF GenetecVideo: The datatype 'Alarm' for presentation of the corresponding objects in the Genetec system has been added.
  • IF ICARDS: The following features have been added:
    - The new datatype "Cotaq Trigger" is supported now.
    - Server events are evaluated now.
    - "Company" is available as textmacro for booking events.
    - The new commands "Cotag Communication Port" and "Cotag Controller" are supported now.
    - The obsolete commands for "Cotag Logic" have been removed.
    - Sensortypes can be defined now in the templates of the automated data supply.
    - New language files for French, Dutch and Spanish have been added.
  • IF MBSecure: The following features have been added:
    - A name prefix for datapoints for the automated data supply can be specified.
    - Via the settings the implicite ending of events following an interface restart or a connection timeouts can be configured.
  • IF MBSecure: Devices with firmware 7.01 are supported now.
  • IF MBSecure:
  • IF SurGard: The support for hierarchic addresses has been added.
  • IF TVS: The following features have been added:
    - Presets are deleted now in the subsystem.
    - It is possible to define "Home" presets in the subsystem.
    - The playing of scripts has been improved.
    - The logging of AUX states has been improved.
  • IF Variodyn: The support of AV Digital Public Address Protocol version 11 and direct connection of DOMs has been added.

X4 Build 4  -  2018-09-07

New:

  • IF IQMultiAccess: New interface module to couple to Honeywell IQMultiAccess access control systems.

Feature:

  • Via the settings it can be defined whether the selected tab in the eventlist should be highlighted with a predefined color.
  • The CSV im- and export of text macros for datapoints has been extended. It is possible now, to assing up to 99 text macros, which are treated in a single cell for the im- and export.
  • For column definitions several columns and their respective sorting order can be defined for the sorting sequence.
  • The event archive now allows including non-completed events into the query.
  • Via the command "Event history" in the toolbar of the eventlist or the context menu, an event archive excerpt filtered for a specific location or datapoint can be displayed.
  • Userd Admin Plus: Via the new extended group assignment it is possible to consider nested or cross domain linked group relations for the profile assignment.
  • IF AEOS: A new data type "Smart Datapoint" has been introduced.
  • IF AEOS: The following improvements have been carried out:
    - The state evaluation has been improved.
    - If a controller is connected, one can select via the settings whether a state evaluation for areas should be triggered as well.
  • IF BBOpenEIB: The support of group addresses with main group numbers of 16 to 31 has been added.
  • IF ISPIP: Element and Subtype names are moved to the INI file and are freely definable there. The names are updated to ISP 3.5.0.
  • IF Protec: The support for output groups, alarm O/Ps and filter groups has been added.
  • IF Protec: The alarm device state is displayed on the zone as well.
  • IF proxSafe: The following improvements have been carried out:
    - The support for proxSafe Commander 4.5 has been added.
    - The support of HTTPS has been added.
    - The release of KeyTags is supported now.
    - The state evaluation has been improved.
  • IF Syrinx: The number for a call command in the context of an event can be read from a text macro now.

X4 Build 3  -  2018-08-06

New:

  • IF ICARDS: New interface module to couple to the ENGIE Fabricom I-CARDS system.

Feature:

  • The new property "Administrator" has been added for users, which grants the user all rights independent of the group, profile or rights configuration.
  • WinGuard internal directories can be published now, thus the virtual file structure for these directories is physically reproduced.
  • The SQL export has been extended by the possibility to export datapoints, locations, interfaces, workstations and system protocol.
  • IF AsCom: The following changes have been implemented:
    - Wait for response before the next command is sent.
    - The waiting time if the server is busy can be adjusted.
    - For OAP protocol v4 no "OK"-text is sent in the acknowledge.
  • IF AVASYSVideo: On login an empty second password is transmitted.
  • IF Dahua: PTZ speeds and aspect ratio are adjustable now.
  • IF FS20: The handling for XC10 extinguishing ones has beend adjusted.
  • IF FS20: An additional datatype for visualizing fire dampers has been added.
  • IF GalaxyMicrotech: The support for TCP/IP communication via the Galaxy ethernet module has been added.
  • IF NSC: Adapted INI-file based on suggestions from manufacturer.
  • IF Syrinx: The function "Listen in" is supported now.

X4 Build 2  -  2018-07-17

New:

  • IF Syrinx: New device module to couple to Combird Syrinx intercoms.

Feature:

  • Version changes of WinGuard are logged in the system protocol.
  • The inspector now also collects the debug log files after a crash.
  • When switching the server, the protocol now contains beeter information whether the switch was triggered automatically or manually.
  • The workstation "chosen" on event reception is not treated automatically as "notified". Via the settings related to event handling, the former behavior can be activated again.
  • The layout settings not needed anymore due to licence changes have been removed.
  • CAD Support: The new Teigha 4.3.2 library is used now for displaying CAD graphics, thus dwg files of version 2018 are supported now
  • IF AEOS: The following features have been added:
    - TLS is supported now for the connection of the SocketInterface
    - Booking informations can be queired now via the SOAp web service
    - The support of the AEOS version 3.2.2.2 has been added as well as "Durable events" and "Area states"
  • IF TVS: The maximal video resolution and the jitter correction can be configured now via the INI file.