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NavVis IVION Changelog
  • 10 Jun 2024
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NavVis IVION Changelog

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Introduction

What's new, improved, and fixed in NavVis IVION.

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Version 11.2.2

Release Date: June 10th, 2024

Improved

  • Site screens on instances with many sites load faster.

Fixed

  • The application is more stable when unpacking bundles and datasets.

  • Datasets without panoramas appear in the bundle editor dialog as expected.

  • The site screen now shows sites created by other users when reloaded.

NavVis IVION API

Improved

  • Reduced the number of network requests performed when embedding NavVis IVION.

Version 11.2.1

Release Date: May 29th, 2024

This is a NavVis IVION Processing release only

Version 11.2.0

Release Date: May 28th, 2024

New

  • Introduced a new POI category group for Field Notes.

Improved

  • Added support for Aglime94 coordinate system.

  • Decreased memory consumption when purging old audit events when there are many entries in the database.

  • It is no longer possible to import navigation app data and any legacy data will be removed from the NavVis IVION database.

Fixed

  • Metric measurements are displayed in meters and not centimeters and now display three decimal spaces.

  • Improved stability while unpacking bundles and datasets.

  • Licensed panorama counts display correct values when hiding panorama images and publishing a site.

NavVis IVION API

  • API users who use Three.JS in their integration (for example to add custom objects to the 3D view) may have to adjust the code from Three.JS r151 to r160.

Version 11.1.5

Release Date: April 29th, 2024

Fixed

  • Fixed the “transform not found” error that prevented map creation, crop & download and other operations.

  • This release includes stability improvements.

Version 11.1.4

Release Date: April 23rd, 2024

Improved

  • This release includes performance and stability improvements.

Fixed

  • NavVis IVION now displays the correct instance storage limit.

  • POIs are now assigned to the correct floor after publishing site model changes.

Version 11.1.3

Release Date: April 15th, 2024

Improved

  • Importing the site model, either directly or by adding a bundle, will now merge the site model into the existing one.

  • Saving and importing the site model is faster.

Fixed

  • Vector maps do not disappear when a site draft is published.

  • Measurements and other objects are clipped according to the panorama depth.

  • Maps can now be downloaded as expected.

  • Fixed corrupted panoramas embedded in .e57 files.

  • Notifications automatically disappear after a few seconds.

Version 11.1.2

Release Date: April 2nd, 2024

Improved

  • Improved stability on instances with a lot of data.

Fixed

  • ILS status check no longer erroneously reported as failed.

  • When embedding panoramas, Crop & Download now skips missing panoramas instead of failing.

Version 11.1.1

Release Date: March 21st, 2024

Improved

  • Extended the maximum length allowed for SSO groups mappings.

  • Improved performance when adding bundles and other site model activities on large instances.

  • This release includes security improvements.

Fixed

  • The height and vertical position of the crop box is now preserved when switching back to 2D.

  • POI icons appear when embedded.

  • Unnamed bundles can now be deleted.

  • When creating a new POI, the last language used is automatically selected.

  • Importing POIs now works as expected.

  • An external content warning is no longer shown for content hosted in NavVis IVION.

Version 11.1.0

Release Date: March 7th, 2024

New

  • A new shading technique dynamically colors point clouds when in single-color mode, using varying shades based on surface normals to enhance depth perception.

  • A new filter toggle in the Dataset Trees enables you to show only Datasets and Site Entities that you want to see in view.

Improved

  • This release includes security improvements.

  • Added support for JUPEM GDM2000 and GDM2020 coordinate systems.

  • A new permission called "view draft" allows users to navigate the draft without editing rights.

  • When entering the Users page, the first site in the list is preselected to improve the page loading performance.

  • Some alert messages were improved to match the rest of the communication in NavVis IVION.

  • Enabled support for WebGL 2.0.

  • The range of the Balanced, High Quality, and Outdoors preset values in the “Quality” section of the Point Cloud menu was broadened. The point cloud visualization settings are saved in local storage for future use. New tooltips for Quality, Perspective, and Orthographic Appearance settings explain what they are and how to use them.

  • NavVis IVION will continue to show datasets relevant to your position even when the “currently in view” mode is switched off.

  • Visual Indexes now consume less memory.

Fixed

  • The dataset origin marker is shown when in alignment mode.

  • We have removed support for maps generated before version 2.0.0 of IndoorViewer (August 2017).

  • The panorama extractor supports panoramas with resolutions different from the scan resolution.

  • Publishing works as expected when there are custom site model entities.

Revit Add-In

Fixed

  • Transformations are now saved from the Revit Add-In when a draft is present as expected.

  • Fixed Revit Add-In compatibility.

Version 11.0.6

Release Date: January 31st, 2024

Fixed

  • Embedded NavVis IVION versions now work as expected.

Version 11.0.5

Release Date: January 29th, 2024 

Improved

  • The dataset tree will open automatically to show nearby datasets when in explore mode.

Fixed

  • EPSG:102216 can be selected as a reference system.

Version 11.0.4 

Release Date: January 11th, 2024 

Fixed 

  • Running jobs such as Crop & Download. 

Version 11.0.3

Release Date: January 10th, 2024

Improved

  • Faster download speeds for files created by the Crop & Download tool.

Fixed

  • Datasets remain deselected when the automatic activation of point clouds is disabled.

  • If the map is set to be the main view, it opens at the position and zoom level that were saved in the "set startup view".

  • This release includes security improvements.

  • Resolved an issue where unsuccessful dataset imports left behind unwanted data in the system, hindering further attempts to import the same dataset.

  • Site model entity IDs will be preserved when publishing newly created drafts.

Revit Add-In

  • The NavVis IVION Revit Add-In is now compatible with NavVis IVION 11.

  • Saving a transformation with an already existing name now works as expected.

Version 11.0.2

Release Date: December 14th, 2023

Improved

  • A user's last selected filter in the Dataset Menu is now automatically stored and remembered. 

Fixed

  • It is once again possible to reprocess a dataset with misaligned control points.

  • ​You can create or change POIs with large descriptions.​

  • ​The POI search tool is functioning as expected.

  • ​This release includes security improvements. 

Version 11.0.1

Release date: November 27th, 2023

Fixed

  • Fixed a stability issue with concurrent data management operations (for example, when unloading multiple bundles at the same time).

  • When moving to a different site, the filtered drone scan dataset is reset.

Version 11.0.0

Release Date: November 15th, 2023

New

  • A new site data management workflow significantly improves the way that NavVis IVION is administered. The new workflow enables end users to work on a live (published) site while simultaneously admins work on a new draft version, all within the same site.

  • The new polyline tool in Mark & Measure measures distances that are not in a single line, showing the total measurement and the direction of the line.

  • The new circle tool in Mark & Measure measures circular areas in both the horizontal and vertical planes.

  • A new pre-set view option Outdoors helps users view the point clouds of outdoor data more clearly.

  • Datasets can now be flagged as drone data.

  • The filter Drone scan only was added to the dataset tree list. This filter is only visible if data is flagged as drone data.

Improved

  • The permission "Edit/view site model attributes" has been renamed to "Edit/view site model custom attributes" for clarity.

  • Incomplete bundle downloads are now shown as failed downloads by the web browser.

Fixed

  • This release contains security improvements.

  • Panoramas exported as an .e57 file with Crop & Download have valid coordinates.

  • If the panorama budget is exceeded, an error message suggests clearing space or an upgraded subscription.

  • Secondary view is no longer expanded when a mouse button is held down.

  • Improved stability of crop & download with large point clouds.

  • Fixed POI external content links and embedded frames for guest users.

  • All measurements receive random colors when you select Apply random from the color picker.

  • Adjusted the E57 panorama extraction to better support panoramas with lower resolutions.

API Breaking

The following information is only applicable if you have API connections with NavVis IVION. There are changes to our NavVis Frontend and REST APIs. The main changes are the new endpoints:

  • Create Draft: Used to start working on a site that is hidden from the end user.

  • Publish Draft: Used to implement changes once they are ready and replace the original site.

  • Discard Draft: Used to discard changes applied to the draft version that are no longer required.

  • Poll for Job status: Displays information on Created, Published or Discarded operations.

Detailed information is available here

Version 10.9.5

Release Date: October 12th, 2023

Improved

  • This release includes security improvements.

  • The error message that appears when uploading bundles that are too far from the site origin has been rephrased to improve clarity.

Fixed

  • Fixed performance issues when uploading datasets and bundles.

Version 10.9.4

Release Date: September 14th, 2023

Improved

  • The Crop & Download tool will now export cube map panoramas to .e57 files by reprojecting them to equirectangular panoramas.

  • When switching to Site Model and Dataset Alignment from the Explore mode, only the current floor will be unhidden and expanded in the dataset tree.

Fixed

  • POI descriptions support protocol-relative URLs.

  • The missing Open all measurements link in the PDF file containing exported measurements is now displayed for the sites without a site model.

Version 10.9.3

Release Date: September 5th, 2023

Improved

  • This release includes security improvements.

  • Site names that are too long to be fully displayed in the dropdown menu appear in full when the cursor is placed over them.

  • The Navigation button was added to the Site Model Editor.

  • Editing Mode Button won't affect the position of the helper planes.

Fixed

  • The task list no longer refreshes when switching between Dataset Management and Processed Data pages.

  • All datasets now appear in cloud processing when NavVis IVION is set to Japanese.

Version 10.9.2

Release date: August 17th, 2023

Improved

  • Users can now customize a POI's window size according to their preferences and the volume of information in the POI details.

Fixed

  • The license metrics on the Subscription page now report correct disk usage and panorama count.

  • The selected coordinate system is now applied when uploading point clouds.

  • The POI share function has been fixed.

Version 10.9.1

Release Date: August 10th, 2023

Improved

  • Performance when saving the site model.

Fixed

  • Smaller UI issues in NavVis IVION Processing and in Dataset Management.

Version 10.9.0

Release Date: August 1st, 2023

New

  • Exporting .e57 files with panoramas is now an option in the Crop & Download drop-down menu.

  • Added the sort filter for Site Model Entities in the Dataset Tree to better organize datasets according to name or type (e.g. buildings, floors).

Improved

  • The color picker is now displayed next to the color picker icon when in measurement mode.

  • Enhanced support for .e57 files with embedded cubemap panoramas.

  • In order to better see the boundaries of a dataset in the editor, the camera helper planes now use normal blending and the color gradient of the FOV helper was changed.

  • Measurements are highlighted when the cursor is placed on the measurement area.

  • The Alignment Bundle section of the Dataset Management page was redesigned.

  • Measurements' relative height (from the floor) is preserved when pasting measurements using keyboard shortcuts.

Dataset management

  • Operations on a bundle do not block operations on other bundles.

  • Load/unload/delete operations on a dataset do not block operations on other datasets.

  • Load/unload/delete operations on a bundle do not block operations on other bundles.

  • All active bundle operations will only block the bundle row of that operation.

Security

  • Added a warning dialog that displays when clicking on external content in POIs which allows users to make informed decisions about navigating to content from external hosts.

  • Users belonging only to the EVERYONE group no longer have permission to edit POIs. POIs that are currently editable by users in the EVERYONE group will be automatically transferred to the Site Admins group.

  • Only users with data processing rights can access uploaded unprocessed data, processing tasks, and processed data.

Fixed

  • Simultaneous uploads of multiple heavy point cloud files, datasets, or bundles no longer lead to the corruption of the data.

  • The correct error message is shown when the automatic alignment tool detects non-overlapping point clouds.

  • Unnamed buildings will be sorted at the bottom or at the top of the list based on the sort filter selected (A-Z or Z-A).

  • The Reference button is visible again when in Dataset Alignment mode.

  • The error message "Cannot load point cloud data" no longer appears when editing a bundle.

  • Longer site names are now properly displayed and are not cut off when creating new sites.

  • When opening a site, the Point Clouds and Panoramas layers will be displayed based on the default set in the site settings.

  • The automatic activation flag will be honored when selecting datasets in different modes (e.g. Crop and Download, Mark and Measure) so that only datasets that users only see the desired datasets.

References

For the complete history of NavVis IVION releases refer here.


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