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Release Notes

Here we'll keep a high level log of the different features and improvements that are added over time. If you have an idea for something you'd like to see in the platform, please contact support@innotescus.io

June 17, 2022

Our latest release includes...

  • The ability to bin video frames by video name in dataset dive
  • Super Admin access to all new and existing projects within their organization
  • The ability to refresh the annotator interface page
  • Improved notifications of invalid characters during file uploads
  • New options to expand and collapse all items in the annotations list
  • Architectural improvements to the entire website to speed up performance

June 3, 2022

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May 20, 2022

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  • A whole new way to review objects within a task, rather than images, with Object Review. View the tutorial video here!
  • A new naming convention for member roles: account owners are now known as 'Super Admins,' and Supervisor(Admins) are now just known as 'Admins'
  • Another new cloud integration! Microsoft Azure is now available for both imports and direct exports
  • An auto-interpolation option for object detection annotations on video to make manual object tracking easier than ever
  • The option to refresh the 'My Work' page
  • A refreshed exports tab that shows more information about each individual export

May 6, 2022

Our latest release includes...

  • Direct integration with Google Cloud for imports and exports
  • An increase in allowed video size limit to 5GB
  • RLE formatting for segmentations in the Coco export format
  • A new augmentor; users can now scale their data without changing its dimensions.
  • Control over video playback speed
  • The ability to filter work from the 'My Work' page
  • Annotation counts now displayed in the image viewer and image annotation canvas

April 15, 2022

Our latest release includes...a lot!

April 1, 2022

Our latest release includes...

  • More robust validation messages on annotation imports
  • The ability to delete all instances of a certain class and multiple classes at once
  • A change in the individual class mask export format to representing objects with a pixel value of 255

March 10, 2022

Our latest release includes...

  • Video review! The review process is now available for video annotation tasks
  • Improved control over all outstanding work in the pending work modal
  • The ability to save individual rejection states when leaving or saving work during annotation correction
  • Improved control over data selection in the datset details page
  • Links between the project-level and task-level dataset details pages
  • The ability to delete data on the task-level dataset details pages
  • Improved speed of reviewing work in the canvas

February 25, 2022

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February 11, 2022

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  • The ability to move and copy images - with and without annotations - between datasets
  • New UI for managing review processes which shows current status more clearly
  • Improved work allocation to minimize disruptions in images named in an alphanumeric sequence

February 4, 2022

Our latest release includes...

  • The ability to delete a step within a review process
  • Advanced filter enhancements to filter by current status on a particular review step
  • Differentiation between imported annotations and those created within the platform in annotation histories
  • Entries on the 'My Work' page which now show pending edits in addition to other work
  • More information in the tooltip when hovering over history entries in the image viewer

January 28, 2022

Our latest release includes...

  • Lots of enhancements to the API, which now supports pre-annotation, review creation, member invitation, and metadata
  • Hierarchical class support for importing and exporting in the Coco annotation format
  • Improved boundary smoothing on the Assisted Annotation tool
  • More flexibility in showing, hiding, expanding, and contracting objects and classes in the classes panel

January 14, 2022

Our latest release includes...

  • Video metadata; users can now configure and populate metadata for videos.
  • Export filters; use a range of standard filters, or your own metadata to selectively export your work!
  • Task assignments; choose which members of a project can view and work on certain tasks.
  • Dataset priority; prioritize datasets within a task to control which datasets are annotated first.
  • Dive thumbnails; view up to 1000 annotation crops and image thumbnails in dive to get a better picture of your data!
  • The ability to filter on empty metadata properties in the advanced filter

December 17, 2021

Our latest release includes...

  • Easily view and reassign work from the task table of a project.
  • Use the context menu to group multiple instances into one on the canvas in an instance segmentation task.
  • New options for the advanced filter, including the annotation state, review state, and absence of metadata fields.

December 10, 2021

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December 3, 2021

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  • CVAT annotation imports; users can now import annotations from the popular open source tool.
  • Access to the API via the command line interface
  • Design enhancements to the Admin Page
  • Changes to the default 'annotate' button behavior that prioritize finishing one dataset before starting another.

November 19, 2021

Our latest release includes...

  • Hotkeys for metadata entry! Tab through objects in the canvas and use the hotkeys to efficiently populate metadata fields.
  • Enhanced usability of the image viewer; a tooltip now shows the class of each object, and the annotation list updates to highlight the selected object.
  • Improvements to the advanced filter, which, at the task level, now includes annotation metadata!
  • Design updates including new details panels in the right sidebar, a new classes tab, and an updated task level dataset details page.

November 12, 2021

Our latest release includes...

  • The ability to place and export annotations with more than 255 objects or instances in a segmentation mask.
  • The ability to tab through items in the canvas
  • Usability improvements to dive charts
  • Export formats now visible in the exports table

November 5, 2021

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October 29, 2021

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October 22, 2021

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  • In-app guides through each page of a project or task, available using the 'launch guide' entry in the help menu for each project, task, and dataset details page
  • Annotation imports are now compatible with more open source and proprietary formats

October 15, 2021

Our latest release includes...

  • An option to automatically configure metadata fields that are compatible with the KITTI format
  • 'Dataset' and 'Annotator' options now available for Dive Task Analytics
  • Annotation imports are now compatible with other platforms' proprietary export formats
  • New designs on the right hand panel of the Projects, My Work, and Admin pages showing account information

October 8, 2021

Our latest release includes...

  • New designs, including new breadcrumbs at the top of every project, task, and dataset details page, as well as a refreshed dataset details page!
  • New metrics! Hue, lightness, brightness, and saturation are now available dataset metrics for you to access in Dive analytics.
  • KITTI is now supported as an import format
  • YOLO Darknet and YOLO Keras are now supported export formats

October 1, 2021

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September 24, 2021

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September 17, 2021

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  • Options to change all instances of a class at once
  • Exposed numeric IDs for each class, which are applied to exports
  • A new option in task setting to upload a PDF in the instructions tab, accessible from the info panel on the canvas
  • A modified coco format which accommodates image and annotation metadata

September 10, 2021

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September 3, 2021

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  • Dive analytics - including custom metadata - now available for tasks!
  • More comprehensive annotation set history now available from the image viewer
  • The ability to unlock images that are being edited, not just annotated, by another project member

August 27, 2021

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August 20, 2021

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August 13, 2021

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August 6, 2021

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July 30, 2021

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July 23, 2021

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July 16, 2021

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  • Volume control on the annotation timeline in the video annotation canvas
  • Updates to the image viewer to show the full history of an annotation set

July 9, 2021

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  • The ability for supervisors to zoom and pan over images and videos in the media viewer
  • A new tutorial video covering inspecting and editing existing annotations from the media viewer

June 25, 2021

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June 18, 2021

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  • Bug fixes, including a common networking error
  • Behind the scenes improvements in preparation for next week's launch!

June 11, 2021

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June 4, 2021

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May 28, 2021

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May 21, 2021

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May 14, 2021

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  • Import annotations via .csv files, in addition to the Coco (.json) format and bitmasks (.png)
  • Break multi-object instances into multiple individual instances from the context menu

May 7, 2021

Our latest release includes...

  • Pre-annotation! Now supervisors can import pre-annotations to images to save annotators time and improve their efficiency
  • Multi-select functionality from the canvas - annotators can now select multiple annotations at once to move, change class, or delete using the context menu
  • Rotated Bounding Boxes; once enabled from an object detection task's settings tab, annotators can rotate bounding boxes from the image annotation canvas
  • Robust handling of many (20,000+) classes throughout the platform, and increased limit of 256 characters on class name length

April 30, 2021

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April 23, 2021

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  • An updated Image Annotation Canvas! We've migrated the panel design from the Video Annotation Canvas to Image Annotation.
  • Class imports from a .csv file during task creation
  • The ability to edit both consensus annotations as well as individual intermediate annotation sets

April 16, 2021

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April 9, 2021

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  • A guided walkthrough of the Innotescus Demo Project - now users can learn more about project elements and structure without leaving the main platform!
  • A new export structure for mask annotations on video; mask exports now include video frames as .png files which correspond to each exported mask file
  • New behavior for annotating unassigned objects
  • The addition of the help menu to the Image Annotation Canvas

April 2, 2021

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March 26, 2021

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March 19, 2021

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  • Improved annotation imports. Annotation imports now support video, and users can import annotations to a new or existing task, with the option to overwrite any annotations in an existing task.
  • The ability for users to stop an in progress job.
  • The removal of the notifications icon, and the addition of a 'notifications' entry in the profile submenu.
  • Greater visibility into local uploads; users can now see the amount of data uploaded as well as the number of files processed.

March 12, 2021

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March 5, 2021

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February 26, 2021

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  • Direct exports from the datasets and tasks tabs of the project details page, or from the datasets tab of the task details page
  • A 'Last Modified' column on task and dataset tables, which captures changes to annotations, datasets and task and dataset metadata
  • A more intuitive sorting algorithm that respects numbered sequence values in names
  • Continuing improvements to the video annotation canvas

February 19, 2021

Our latest release includes...

  • The ability to add classes to a task directly from the classes tab of the task details page
  • An 'overwrite' option on the path, brush, and eraser tools, which allows users to overwrite existing masks with the selected class, or erase all classes at once
  • Continuing improvements to the video annotation canvas