Release Bulletin

June 18, 2021

Onsight Spring 2021 Release

Onsight Spring 2021 Release including Auto call reconnect and azure active directory

 

Onsight Connect – Auto Call Reconnect

Auto Call Reconnect is Librestream’s latest commitment to improving the user experience in Onsight calls. Poor network conditions can interrupt calls without warning and when this happens Onsight will notify all users in the call and automatically work to re-establish the connection

Guest Invite – Custom Fields and Form Options

You now have more options and greater control over Guest Invites and how they are used across your organization. You can include custom fields on the guest invite form to tag the invites for tracking how guest invites are used. You can also place greater discretion in the hands of your users as to the capabilities of your guests. For example, let your users decide whether the guest should be in expert or field mode when the invite is being sent or how long the guest account should be active.

Onsight Azure Active Directory – SCIM 2.0

Librestream is pleased to add Azure Active Directory – SCIM 2.0 support for our enterprise customers. Onsight users can now be managed from your enterprise’s AAD service closing the loop on user management life cycle.

Onsight Platform Manager – License Management – User Import

An OPM administrator can now manage license assignments using the Import utility. Add or modify license assignments by exporting the list of users, edit their license assignments directly in the .csv file and then import the list to apply the update.

Onsight Connect – UI Refresh  

We’ve listened to your feedback and have brought back the On share button. Also included is updated Settings panels with auto save when the back button is pressed.

 

Spring 2021 Release Notes

February 21, 2021

Onsight Winter 2020 Release

Onsight Winter 2020 Release introduces Screen Sharing and UI Refresh

 

Onsight Connect for Windows – Screen Sharing

Librestream is pleased to add screen sharing capabilities to Onsight Connect for Windows. Screen sharing allows instant access to resources such as videos office backend services, documentation, schematics, and other 3rd party systems to workers when engaging with remote experts in Onsight calls. (Available for Enterprise and Pro users.)

Onsight Connect – UI Refresh

All Onsight apps have received a modern User Interface update to Onsight’s latest brand refresh in order to provide an enhanced user experience.

Natural Language Processing – Updated Language Support

Supported languages include: Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, French (Canada), German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish.

Winter 2020 Release Notes

October 04, 2020

Onsight Summer 2020 Release v11.2

Onsight Summer 2020 Release introduces Onsight Translator (NLP), Custom Messages, Guest Invite API and Workspace On-Premises

 

Onsight Translator (NLP) – Enterprise Early Access Program

Librestream is pleased to announce the Natural Language Processing capabilities of the Onsight Translator – Early Access Program for Onsight Connect. Onsight Translator provides real-time translated captions during Onsight calls.

For information on the Early Access Program, please contact your account manager or email us at information@librestream.com.

Custom Messages

Onsight Administrators can now add custom messages appearing at login or prior to recording allowing for security clearance, GDPR, company policy agreements, etc. Users must accept the terms in order to proceed with login or recordings

Guest Invite APIs

The Onsight Guest Invite API expands the existing Onsight integration options and allows external systems to leverage the benefits of the Onsight platform in established workflows.

This API provides the following:

  • Creating Onsight guest accounts and sending invitations through email or SMS
  • Querying and retrieving existing guest accounts and the invitation status
  • Modifying and resending invitations to guests
  • Modifying guest account properties
  • Deleting guest accounts

Workspace On-Premises

Workspace On-Premises brings content management to your private networks including full integration with OPM-OP, Workspace REST API and clients.

 

Summer 2020 Release Notes

May 06, 2020

Onsight Spring 2020 Release v11

Onsight Spring 2020 Release introduces Computer Vision, IoT, Guest Invite APIs and Cube Body Thermal Mode

 

Computer Vision and IoT – Enterprise Early Access Program

Librestream is pleased to announce the Computer Vision (CV) and IoT capabilities’ Early Access Program for Onsight Connect. Optimize asset recognition, auto-tag and search with Onsight Computer Vision. Deliver critical data to workers in the field using Onsight IoT Aggregation & Visualization.

For information on the CV and IoT Early Access Program, please contact your account manager or email us at information@librestream.com.

Guest Invite APIs

The Onsight Guest Invite API expands the existing Onsight integration options and allows external systems to leverage the benefits of the Onsight platform in established workflows.

This API provides the following:​

  • Creating Onsight guest accounts and sending invitations through email or SMS
  • Querying and retrieving existing guest accounts and the invitation status​
  • Modifying and resending invitations to guests​
  • Modifying guest account properties​

Cube Body Thermal Mode

The Onsight Cube-R and Cube-Ex have expanded thermal capabilities with the addition of Body thermal mode for temperature screening of individuals. Select the Skin emissivity setting to display an onscreen color bar indicating the body temperature range to guide relative temperature comparisons. Monochrome coloring in the image indicates objects that are outside of the body temperature range.

Body mode distinguishes relative temperature differences within +/-0.625°C or +/-1.125°F.  A thermal reference target of 35°C / 95°F is used to identify relative temperature differences.

 

Spring 2020 Release Notes

March 29, 2020

Onsight Connect Maintenance Release v10.2.1

Onsight Windows, Android and iOS Clients

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes.

 

January 30, 2020

Onsight Winter ’19 Release

Onsight Winter ’19 Release delivers Windows Cube Support, Workspace API, Guest Invite Resend with Guest Reporting, and Expanded Language support

 

Windows Cube Support

The Onsight Cube-R and Cube-EX are now supported by Windows PCs and tablets connecting over Bluetooth LE and Wi-Fi Direct. OC Windows users can now access the Cube and its thermal capabilities.

Workspace Media API

Workspace media assets can be retrieved remotely using the Workspace Media API for use in 3rd party integrations. All metadata tags, images, video and audio stored in Workspace are searchable and available for download.

Guest Invite Resend

Guest Invite resend adds the ability to resend SMS or email invites. If a guest invite has expired and a user hasn’t deleted the guest from their Contacts, the user can press the Resend button and issue a new invite to the same user with either the SMS or email details that were used previously.

Guest Invite Summary Report

The OPM Guest Invite Summary report includes the Date Sent, Sender’s name, Email, Phone number, Invite status, and other message properties.

Expanded Language Support

Onsight Connect: iOS, Android, Windows and RealWear (including voice commands) will include support for Japanese, German, Italian, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Swedish, Russian, and Korean.

OC for Windows: Toshiba dynaEdge/AR100 Smart glasses

Onsight Connect for Windows is now supported on Toshiba dynaEdge AR 100 smart glasses.

 

December 16, 2019

Onsight Connect Maintenance Release v10.1.2

  • Audio, TeamLink, and OPM improvements.
  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes

October 15, 2019

Onsight Fall ’19 Release

Onsight Fall ’19 Release delivers Opus Audio Codec, Guest Invite Status and Reporting, and Expanded Language options

The specific changes include the following:

Opus Audio Codec

Now supported by all clients, for superior interactive speech quality over low bandwidth networks, due to the variable bit rate codec. Forward Error Correction ensures that packet loss can be recovered on poor networks, reducing audio blips. Backwards compatible with previous Onsight versions that support G.711 and GSM. .

Guest Invite – Status, Reporting and Sender receives a copy

Guest invite status is now displayed beside the Guest User’s name in the Contact list. Also, when ‘Confirmation’ is enabled for invites, the sender of a guest invite also receives a full copy of the invite via email, whether the invite was sent by SMS or email. Guest Users can also be filtered in reports.

Windows High-Res Image Support

High-Res Image support added to OC for Windows for embedded cameras and USB Webcams.

Expanded Language Support

Spanish support for Connect: iOS, Android, Windows and Realwear apps. Realwear Voice Commands added for Spanish, French & Simplified Chinese.

July 11, 2019

Onsight Platform Release v10

Onsight Platform Version 10 delivers Capture Mode, Connectors and expanded License options

The specific changes include the following:

Capture Mode

Onsight Connect now provides offline access to smartphone cameras and Onsight devices such as the Cube and Hub without requiring an Onsight user login. On the login screen, press the Capture Mode button and begin capturing images and recordings from your selected video source.

Workspace Contributor

Onsight Workspace now includes a new license option called Workspace Contributor. Customers can assign Contributor licenses to partners, suppliers and third-party collaborators to centralize content from the field for improved diagnostics.

New License Options

Administrators can now assign license types to individuals and groups within Onsight Platform Manager. Each license type can be used on its own or in combination with another license to assign capabilities to your users. E.g. Connect Enterprise with Workspace Contributor or Connect Enterprise with Workspace Enterprise.

API Connectors

Call and Workspace connectors are now available for customers who wish to integrate their back-office systems with the Onsight Connect and Onsight Workspace.

June 05, 2019

Onsight Connect Maintenance Release v9.2.15

  • Reporting enhancements including:
    • new report filter fields including country, department, region, and custom fields
    • a new license usage report
    • an option to include usage statistics in the user export list
  • Media configurations are now easily selected from a drop-down list on the Video Settings & Stats panel.
  • The Focus button is only enabled when manual focus is supported by the camera.

 

April 04, 2019

Onsight Platform Release v9.2

Expanded Language Support

French and Chinese (Simplified) are now supported in OPM Client Communications, Onsight Connect on Windows, Smartphones, and Tablets.

ONSIGHT CUBE Direct WI-FI Connection with iOS Devices

Connect your iOS device directly to the Cube without the need for existing wireless infrastructure. Requires a cellular network for Onsight and call services when directly connecting via Wi-Fi with the Cube.

Onsight Cube File Management

Onsight Connect now provides integrated file management for images and recordings captured and stored directly on the Cube

ONSIGHT Cube Power Management

Cube Power Off Timeout setting added for power management. When the Cube is not the active Video Source but is still paired with the host device, you can now configure when the Cube powers off after being idle.

Bluetooth Headset Audio Improvements for Smartphones

Improved audio quality over Bluetooth headsets.

 

January 31, 2019

Onsight Maintenance Release v9.1

Telestration Thickness Control

Supported by all Onsight clients, adjust the thickness of live Telestration during a call and playback. Telestration in recordings and images will be saved with the thickness setting used in the call.

Includes Bug Fixes, refer to client release notes for details.

December 12, 2018

Onsight Platform Manager Release V9.1.18

Onsight Platform Manager

OPM Version 9.1.18 expands the core functionality in Reporting, Customization, Group Policy, and External Guest invites. The specific changes include the following:

Heat Maps

User Activity can now be viewed as quantity-based graphics on maps. There are two types available when the ‘Advanced Reporting’ feature is enabled for a domain: Login Activity and Call Statistics. The bigger the dot, the more activity at that location on the map.

User Custom Fields

The OPM Administrator can now add Custom Fields and define the values for the fields. In an upcoming release, these fields will be able to be used as a filter and be exported in reports.

User Account Information

View additional status/details on the User page including Country, Last Call, Last Callee name and last Workspace login. User Custom Fields are also displayed.

Bandwidth Reports

Bandwidth is now reported in duration and MB consumed per User Account and can be filtered for Top Usage, Least Usage, Device type, and Cellular vs Non-Cellular (wired and wireless).

Customization – Test Emails and SMS Messages

When editing Email and SMS templates, preview them by sending test Emails and/or SMS messages.

Customization – Reply to Address

OPM can now be configured to use a custom Reply-to-address for system emails.

External Guest – Invitation Defaults

OPM can now be configured to use the Inviter’s Email Address as the From-email-address when sending External Guest Invites. The guest will now see the Guest invite as coming directly from the Inviter. OPM User Accounts must have an email address configured in order to use this feature.

Group Policy – Default Contact Lists

The OPM Administrator can now add Custom Contact lists on a per Group basis. When a group is added to the contact list, the group members will automatically appear in the Contact List when a user logs in to an Onsight Connect client.

 

 

September 11, 2018

Onsight Collaboration Platform v9.1

Onsight Connect

Common User Interface

Onsight Connect for iOS now shares the common user interface with Onsight Connect for Android and Windows. This common interface provides access to all controls while in the main Viewer window.

Take and Share High Resolution Pictures

High Resolution pictures can now be shared when this capability is supported by the camera device. The Image Capture Resolution setting determines the maximum resolution. High resolution pictures can also be shared from the Camera Roll or Gallery of your mobile device at the native resolution captured.

File System Improvements

When in Files, the currently shared picture is highlighted with a blue border and identified with the ON icon. This updated display allows you to easily identify which picture is currently being shared when searching for other content. During a call, telestration is also automatically updated on the picture thumbnail that is shown in Files.

Copy Pictures to Gallery/Camera Roll

Connect can now automatically copy pictures to the Camera Roll or Gallery of the mobile device for easy integration with other work processes. This feature can be controlled by your Client Policy.

Onsight Cube Support

Connect for iOS and Android now support the Onsight Cube industrial wearable. To pair with the Cube, the mobile device requires iOS v10 or higher and Android v5.1 or higher.  With iOS, the Cube uses WiFi-Infrastructure to act as the network to stream Cube video to your mobile device. With Android, the Cube uses WiFi-Direct to act as the network to stream Cube video to your smart phone in addition to WiFi-Infrastructure support.

Onsight Workspace

Video Editing

Workspace now includes a new Video Trimming Tool to edit existing video recordings. Users can adjust the start and end times of the video to create a video segment without overwriting the original file.

Dimensioning Data

Dimensioning data from the Onsight Smartcam can now be viewed within Workspace video and images.

Content Deletion

A new Trash feature allows users to delete images from their Workspace. The Workspace Administrator manages the Trash folder and can permanently delete or restore items as required.

Onsight Platform Manager

Reporting

Additional data and filters were added to the Reporting capability within Onsight Platform Manager (OPM). Reports can now be filtered by Group to track and analyze usage by user groups.

Onsight Cube Support

OPM now manages firmware updates for the Onsight Cube. Use Check for Updates to see when new firmware is available.

 

 

May 22, 2018

Onsight Connect for iOS v9.0.18 Maintenance Release

Resolves issues with iOS 11.3 and higher.

February 27, 2018

Onsight Connect v9.0 Maintenance Release

Onsight Call Connectivity

Call connectivity improvements include sip registration, network interface status detection, firewall detect testing, and audio quality.

Force Media Relay

An increasing number of networks are blocking peer to peer traffic including Onsight media. To mitigate this development, we are introducing a new setting called Force Media Relay. This option allows you to always routes Onsight Media (voice, video, and data) through the Librestream Media Servers.

New Customers will default to Force Media Relay – enabled. Existing Customers settings will be set to Force Media Relay – disabled (This allows peer to peer traffic between clients on the same network); OPM Admins can control Force Media Relay via Client Policy.

January 04, 2018

Onsight Collaboration Platform v9.0

Onsight Collaboration Platform  v9.0 introduces:

Onsight Workspace

Onsight Workspace provides a specialized content solution that enables teams to create, access, and share files securely across difficult industrial environments.  As an integrated solution with Onsight Connect, teams can upload images and recordings directly from offline or live collaboration sessions for later review in Workspace.

For more information please visit Onsight Workspace.

Snip and Share Tool

Onsight Connect for Windows includes a Snip Tool for capturing content on your screen and sharing the visuals in Onsight calls. Using the Snip Tool, teams can quickly take and share a snapshot of material such as a product manuals or schematic.  Accessible from the Control menu.

Advanced Telestration AR Tools

Expanded telestration tools including the ability to select and draw a Square, Line, Arrow and Circle in addition to freehand drawings. This expanded toolset includes a new text box option to overlay on top of live video, recordings or images.

 

 

November 02, 2017

Onsight Collaboration Platform v8.2

Onsight Collaboration Platform v8.2 introduces Dimensioning to our Onsight Products.

All Onsight Clients now include Dimensioning (measurement data) support for Onsight 5000HD Rugged Smart Cam generated media including video and snapshots.

For more information please visit Onsight 5000HD Rugged Smartcam Dimensioning.

 

May 24, 2017

Onsight Collaboration Platform v8.1

Onsight Collaboration Platform v8.1 introduces significant updates to our Onsight Products. The specific changes include the following:

  • EXPANDED ENDPOINTS including Onsight 5000HD rugged smart camera
  • SINGLE SIGN ON (SSO) support for added control and ease
  • Enhanced USAGE REPORTS such as ‘Top Usage’ and ‘Overall Usage Summary’
  • Expanded CLIENT POLICIES, e.g. custom media configurations to optimize performance
  • New CLIENT PERMISSIONS to control features users can modify
  • Hosted and ON PREMISES infrastructure options
  • Keypad input for Secure TELEPRESENCE/VIDEO bridge calls support
  • New user interface additions such as CAMERA CONTROL for Windows PC users

 

Please note that the name Onsight Account Manager (OAM) is changing to Onsight Platform Manager (OPM) to reflect how teams can centrally manage user licences and Librestream hardware.

March 02, 2017

Onsight Connect for Android with Onsight Collaboration Hub Support

ONSIGHT ANDROID AND COLLABORATION HUB RELEASE V8.0

Onsight Connect for Android 8.0 introduces a redesigned UI and full compatibility with the Onsight Collaboration Hub. The specific changes include the following:

  • Onsight Connect for Android
    • Streamlined user interface and knowIedge base access.
    • Improved Audio Latency for BGAN Satellite
    • Compatibility with Onsight Collaboration Hub (v2017)
  • Onsight Collaboration Hub compatibility with Onsight Connect for Android including HD resolutions up to 720p and 1080p at 30 fps.

July 05, 2016

Onsight Platform Release v7.1

Onsight Version 7.1 expands the core functionality with new privacy options, provides improved integration with TLS v1.2 and Cisco CMR support, and enhances the initial v7.0 interface improvement to the Onsight Connect for Windows software. The specific changes include the following:

  • Onsight Connect for Windows – continued improvements to simplify the user interface including Contacts, Call History, File System, Viewer, Search, and Global Directory.
  • Individual Privacy setting controls for local images and/or recordings across all Onsight endpoints.
  • TLS v1.2 protocol support across the Onsight platform.
  • WebEx Collaboration Meeting Room (CMR) support for all Onsight endpoints.
  • Onsight Connect for iOS – smaller application download size.

February 26, 2016

Onsight Connect for Android v7.0.10

  • Full Support for Expert mode – users can now access all features and settings available to the Onsight Connect Plaform. (The Previous release only supported Field Mode.)
  • Note: HD video resolutions are not supported.

January 14, 2016

Onsight Collaboration Hub v2016.1.11.1438

  • Improved compatibility with a wide range of HDMI and VGA video sources.

November 27, 2015

Onsight Connect for Windows Version 7.0.36

  • Enhanced User Interface for simplicity and consistency across all Onsight endpoints. Optimized design for Windows PC and tablets.
  • Integrated Camera Support – Stream video from Windows PC’s and tablets compatible with Windows Media Foundation Drivers with UVC 1.1 compliance.
  • HD Video Support including 1080p30 and 720p30.
  • Enhanced Support Tools – Export and Email logs to Librestream Support

November 06, 2015

Onsight Connect for Windows Version 6.7.5

  • Maintenance Release: Multiple Network Interfaces selection enhancement
  • Upgrading to v6.7.5 is recommended if you have multiple network interfaces active and have experienced issues connecting to the TeamLink service.

September 29, 2015

Onsight Connect for Onsight Rugged Smart Cameras Version 7.0.10

  • Setup Wizard for simplified configuration
  • Compatibility with HD video capable Onsight devices.
  • Touch Tone Keypad (DTMF tones) for entering a conference bridge ID
  • SHA-2 Certificate Support

September 15, 2015

Onsight Connect for iOS Version 7.0.14

  • Onsight Connect now supports iOS9.
  • Supports HD video between iOS devices.
  • As part of the Enhanced Management Service Onsight Connect Supports User Mode – Expert or Field. Expert mode is the classic view of the UI, Field mode offers a simplified UI and reduced feature set for Field workers or customer applications.

September 01, 2015

Onsight Connect for Android Version 6.7.8

  • Onsight Connect now supports Anroid v4.1 and up.
  • Currently available in Field Mode for Android devices, Onsight Connect is very simple for field workers to use. Remote experts control the collaboration session and camera using Onsight Connect Expert Mode on their Windows or iOS devices.

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