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IeVision History


IEVision 5.5.0

» Updated OCR engine to Tesseract 4.1.1
» Three new OCR page segmentation modes
» Installer automatically cleans up old version DLL files
» Fixed some resource issues
» Minor fixes and improvements

 

IEVision 5.4.2

» Updated LibRaw to 0.20.2
» Updated Jpeg2000 to OpenJpeg 2.3.1
» New Subtract Background from Image demo (\Demos\IEVision\BackgroundSubtract\BackgroundSubtract.dpr)
» Fixed issues with installer, generation of searchable PDFs and MOG2 Background subtractor

 

IEVision 5.4.1

» Generate Searchable PDFs: Now supports color images
» DICOM: Now supports 12bit JPEG files
» Minor fixes and improvements

 

IEVision 5.4.0

» Updated LibRaw to 0.20 for improved camera raw support
» DPI can be specified when generating PDF files

 

IEVision 5.3.0B

» Updates to demos

 

IEVision 5.3.0

» New OpenMP DLL's that significantly improve OCR processing speeds (can be more than twice as fast on modern systems)
» Minor fixes and improvements

 

IEVision 5.2.0

1. New demos: Facial Recognition in a video stream, Blur car number plates
2. Threshold method now returns the calculated thresholding value
3. Image Stitcher can now run deterministically (for consistent results)
4. Uses RandomizedBaseAddress (ASLR) and DataExecutionPrevention (DEP) flags for security
5. Other improvements and fixes

 

IEVision 5.1.1

» Updated LibRaw to 201910 for updated camera support
» Minor fixes and improvements

 

IEVision 5.1.0

» Optimized JPEG2000 Engine
» Other minor improvements

 

IEVision 5.0.0

Top Five Enhancements

1. Now supports Tesseract 4.0.0 for much more accurate OCR (Error Reduction Statistics: English: 30%, French: 50%, Spanish: 46%, Russian: 79%, Hebrew: 32%, Chinese: 22%, Korean 79%, etc.)
2. Sixty Languages added to OCR, such as: Armenian, Breton, Corsican, Filipino, Gaelic, Mongolian, Maori, Tongan
3. New PDF generation class to create searchable (OCRed) PDF documents from images
4. New OCR properties to detect advanced formatting (Sub/Superscript, dropped caps, etc)
5. Other improvements and fixes

 

IEVision 4.5.2

» TIEVisionBlobDetector now supports monochrome images
» Fixed: TIEVisionBlobDetector crashes on unsupported formats
» Other minor improvements

 

IEVision 4.5.1

» Added TIEVisionBarCodeSymbol.getQuality method
» Fixed: createCascadeClassifier fails under 64bit
» Fixed: getWordBoxes may raise exception on invalid selection
» Other minor improvements

 

IEVision 4.5.0

Top Five Enhancements

1. New Blob Detector to locate shapes within an image

Blob Detector

2. Template Matching now calculates a confidence value for each match

Pattern Matching

3. Background Subtractor class supports improved selection methods
4. TIEVisionImage can now detect lines
5. Other improvements and fixes

 

IEVision 4.0.0

Top Five Enhancements

1. Pattern Matching: Search image for template images

Pattern Matching

2. Pattern Matching with Map: Search for template images and return comparison map
3. Classifier Training: Find objects in an image using positive and negative samples

Classifier Training

4. Watershed Selection: Automatic selection using painted markers

Watershed Selection

5. Grabcut Selection: Automatically select the main subject within an image

 

IEVision 3.0.8

» Fixed InPaint crash when brush is smaller than ROI rectangle
» Fixed problems loading some X3F files

 

IEVision 3.0.7

» Slow JP2 saving
» Lossless JPEG rotation may fail

 

IEVision 3.0.6

» Updated Camera Raw format support to Dcraw 1.477

 

IEVision 3.0.5

» Minor improvements only

 

IEVision 3.0.4

» FaceRecognizer: Added clear, isTrained, train, load and save overloads
» Added: ObjectsFinder.setHaarMaxSize and setHaarMinSize methods
» ObjectsFinder, added setEqualizeHistogram method to make histogram equalization optional

 

IEVision 3.0.3

» Updated Dcraw to version 1.476 (9.26)
» Linked Dcraw to jpeglib and jasperlib to support some Kodak devices

 

IEVision 3.0.2

» Fixed: Can get errors loading JPEG at reduced sizes

 

IEVision 3.0.1

» Fixed: May get error with OCR
» Fixed: Previous Tesseract installation may affect IEVision OCR

 

IEVision 3.0.0

Top Ten Enhancements

1. Facial Recognition: Detect known faces within images
2. Panorama stitching: Create a single image from multiple source images

Panorama stitching

3. New detectable objects: IEVC_CASCADE_SMILE, IEVC_FRONTAL_CAT_FACE, IEVC_LICENSE_PLATE_RUS, IEVC_RUSSIAN_PLATE_NUMBER
4. Background Subtraction: Remove the background from videos
5. Line and Segment Detection: New "Hough Line" methods
6. Edge Detection: "Canny" algorithm for edge detection
7. Image Denoising: Clean up images using Non-local Means denoising
8. Enhanced Blur: New blur algorithm
9. Image Thresholding: New threshold and adaptive thresholding methods
10. Image Erosion and Dilation: Now supports morphological image processing

 

IEVision 2.0.1

» Updated DCRAW to support newest Digital Camera Raw formats
» Barcode decoder now supports monochrome images

 

IEVision 2.0.0

» Now supports recognition of all standard barcode formats (EAN-13/UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, Code 128, Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5 and QR Code)

Now supports recognition of all standard barcode formats (EAN-13/UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, Code 128, Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5 and QR Code)

 

IEVision 1.0.4

Top Five Enhancements

1. Support for 30 more OCR languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Ancient Greek, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Cherokee, Croatian, Esperanto, Estonian, Frankish, Galician, Hebrew, Hindi, Icelandic, Italian (Ancient), Kannada, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Middle English (1100-1500), Middle French (ca. 1400-1600), Spanish (Old), Swahili, Tamil, Telugu, Thai
2. Enhanced OCR accuracy
3. TIEVisionOCR can now load and detect multiple languages
4. TIEVisionOCRWordBox now supports much formatting detection properties
5. OCR is now multi-threaded

 

IEVision 1.0.3

» Minor bug fixes

 

IEVision 1.0.2

» Added 64bit version
» Support for latest camera RAW formats

 

IEVision 1.0.1

» Various minor enhancements