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== Micro-Manager 1.4.15 (September 23, 2013) ==
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== Micro-Manager 1.4.16 (January 31, 2014) ==
  
[http://valelab.ucsf.edu/~MM/builds/1.4/Windows/32bit/MMSetup_32bit_1.4.15.exe Windows 32-bit], 50 MB<br />
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[http://valelab.ucsf.edu/~MM/builds/1.4/Windows/32bit/MMSetup_32bit_1.4.16.exe Windows 32-bit], 50 MB<br />
[http://valelab.ucsf.edu/~MM/builds/1.4/Windows/64bit/MMSetup_64bit_1.4.15.exe Windows 64-bit], 50 MB<br />
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[http://valelab.ucsf.edu/~MM/builds/1.4/Windows/64bit/MMSetup_64bit_1.4.16.exe Windows 64-bit], 50 MB<br />
[http://valelab.ucsf.edu/~MM/builds/1.4/Mac/Micro-Manager1.4.15.dmg Mac OS X (Universal Binary)], 46 MB<br />
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[http://valelab.ucsf.edu/~MM/builds/1.4/Mac/Micro-Manager1.4.16.dmg Mac OS X (Universal Binary)], 46 MB<br />
  
 
[[Micro-Manager_Version_Archive|(Previous releases)]]
 
[[Micro-Manager_Version_Archive|(Previous releases)]]
  
=== Changes in 1.4.15 (since 1.4.14) ===
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=== Changes in 1.4.16 (since 1.4.15) ===
  
* New in the Main Application
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* New in the main application
** [[High Speed Acquisition in Micro-Manager|High speed acquisition]] implemented, to allow up to 1.1 GB/s acquisition, with storage to RAM or to (high-speed) disk (Arthur Edelstein)
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** Optimize handling and display of images at high framerate and of large RGB images (Nico Stuurman, Henry Pinkard, Arthur Edelstein)
** New High Content Screen plugin added (Nenad Amodaj)
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** High-throughput acquisition pipeline (former "Fast Storage" in Tools > Options) is now always enabled
** MLE fitting and subranging features added to Localization Microscopy plugin (Nico Stuurman, Arthur Edelstein)
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** Display images using LUTs via popup menu in Contrast panel (Nico Stuurman)
** Tile Creator improved to allow centering of a grid at the current location (Brian Teague)
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** Display time in hours and minutes for long acquisitions (Hadrien Mary, Mark Tsuchida)
** Histogram improved to include display of current display min and max (Henry Pinkard)
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** Bugfixes for hardware-triggered sequence acquisition (Arthur Edelstein)
** Bugs fixed in main application, acquisition engine, Slide Explorer (1), Image Flipper, Live Replay, Multi Camera, and Stage Control plugins
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** Improvements and bugfixes to OME metadata (Henry Pinkard)
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** Stage position list is now included in the summary metadata (InitialPositionList property) (Mark Tsuchida, Henry Pinkard)
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** Do not save corrupted image files on certain non-English version of Windows (e.g. Chinese) (Mark Tsuchida)
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** Lots of additional bugfixes (Nico Stuurman, Nenad Amodaj, Henry Pinkard, Mark Tsuchida)
  
* New Device Adapters
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* New plugins
** ASITiger - ASI TG-1000 "Tiger" Controller (Jon Daniels, ASI)
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** [[ASIdiSPIM_Plugin|ASI diSPIM]] - Control the ASI iSPIM and diSPIM (Jon Daniels, ASI, and Nico Stuurman)
** FLICamera - Finger Lakes Instrumentation cameras (Jim Moronski, FLI)
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** [[MultiChannelShading]] - Independent shading correction (flat-fielding) of multiple channels (Kurt Thorn)
** IDS_uEye - IDS uEye USB cameras (also Thorlabs DCUxxxx, Edmund EO-xxxxM) (Wenjamin Rosenfeld)
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** MCCDAQ - Measurement Computing PCI-DDA08/16 (Matthew Bakalar)
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** Okolab - Okolab Microscope Incubators (Marco Di Pasqua, Okolab)
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** Oxxius - Oxxius Laser Controller (Julien Beaurepaire, Oxxius)
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** Piezosystem_30DV50 - piezosystem jena 30DV50 digital controller (Chris Belter, piezosystem jena)
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** Piezosystem_dDrive - piezosystem jena d-Drive digital controller (Chris Belter, piezosystem jena)
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** Standa - Standa Microstep stepper motor driver (Clarence Leung)
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** HIDManager - serial interface to USB Human Interface Devices (Nico Stuurman)
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* New Closed-Source Device Adapters
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* Updated plugins
** SigmaKoki - Sigma Koki stages and shutters (Hiroki Kibata, Sigma Koki)
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** Data Browser: No longer missing on Windows
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** Localization Microscopy: Add support for MLE for fitting (Nico Stuurman, Arthur Edelstein)
 +
** Projector: Improve SLM support and calibration (Arthur Edelstein)
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** Live Replay: Bugfixes (Nico Stuurman)
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** Stage Control: Select Z axis, adapt to stage availability, display Z position (Nico Stuurman)
  
* Updated Device Adapters
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* New device adapters
** ABS: Update to new API with improved 64-bit support (ABS Jena)
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** BiostepEagleIce - biostep EagleIce camera (Jens Gläser, biostep GmbH)
** Andor: Fix pre-amp gain display; support centralized crop mode on iXon Ultra; add Region of Interest property; fix Output Amplifier setting behavior when Frame Transfer is enabled (Matthew Milford, Andor)
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** Piezosystem_NV40_1, Piezosystem_NV40_3, and Piezosystem_NV120_1 (Chris Belter, piezosystem jena)
** AndorLaserCombiner: Add Enable property to allow independent control of power and on/off (Pariksheet Nanda)
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** XLight - CrestOptics X-Light spinning disc confocal unit (Enzo Chiarappa, CrestOptics)
** AndorSDK3: Add Frame Rate Control property; Optimize for speed; Add read-only informational properties; Support hardware timestamp from camera; Support multiple cameras; Fix binning-related bug; Improve ROI support (Norman Glasgow, Andor)
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** Zaber - Zaber ASR microscope stage (Nathan Dyer, Zaber Technologies)
** ASIStage: Allow triggered Z stage to ignore initial pulses (Arthur Edelstein); Fix axis identity and CRISP axis setting; Improve support for Z stage ring buffer (Nico Stuurman)
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** BaumerOptronic: Fixed bug causing acquisition to start before shutter opens (Mark Tsuchida)
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** Cobolt: Add shutter and power control (Alexis Maizel)
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** DemoCamera: UseSequences property for CDemoStage
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** GigECamera: Fix bug in binning setting; Add acquisition mode property (Heng Xu); Fix issue with short exposure snaps (Mark Tsuchida)
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** GPhoto: Minor updates (Koen De Vleeschauwer); Add to OS X build (Nico Stuurman)
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** LeicaDMI: Fix issues related to 0-step movement of stage and TL polarizer; Add delay setting for halogen lamp (Brian Teague); Support for FastFilterWheel (Arthur Edelstein)
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** LumencorSpectra: Fix State property (Louis Ashford, Lumencor); Make LightEngine selection a pre-init property; Allow switching individual colors independently of shutter state; Improve default settings (Nico Stuurman)
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** MCL_MicroDrive: Support stages without encoders (Arthur Edelstein)
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** OpenCVgrabber: Add OS X version; Add camera selection (Nico Stuurman)
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** PCO_Generic: Support for 64-bit; Noise filter mode for pco.edge; Support multiple cameras; Bug fixes (Franz Reitner, PCO AG)
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** PVCAM: Support microsecond exposure resolution for Photometrics cameras; Fixed an issue with some properties; Add support for additional metadata from the camera (Windows); Add support for callback acquisition (optimized for high-speed acquisition) (Windows); PVCAM 2.9.5 is now required on Windows (Lubomir Walder and Andrej Bencur, Photometrics)
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** QCam: Support multiple cameras (Mark Tsuchida)
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** ScopeLED: Add ActivePresetMode property (Ryan Clark, DiCon Lighting)
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** SerialManager: Fix binary message logging in CoreLog (Mark Tsuchida)
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** SpectralLMM5: Add support for USB HID ports; Add per-line switching (Nico Stuurman)
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** ThorlabsDCxxxx: Add DC4104 device (Korbinian Kapsner)
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** ThorlabsUSBCamera: Remove duplicate exposure property (Mark Tsuchida); Support for 8 and 16 bit mode, high frame rates with USB3, FPS property, color mode, binning, metadata (Nenad Amodaj)
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** TISCam: No longer need to manually install DLLs from vendor
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** TSI (Thorlabs Scientific Imaging): Add Gain property (Nenad Amodaj)
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** TwainCamera: Handle legacy devices better (Erich Hoover)
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** Utilities: New DAMonochromator device (Ed Simmons); Bugfixes for MultiCamera (Nico Stuurman, Arthur Edelstein)
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** VariLC: Add device detection support; Add Palette support; Add properties for active and total LCs; Display device version number (Amitabh Verma and Grant Harris)
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** Vortran: New device: VersaLase (David Sweeney, Vortran Laser Technology)
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** ZeissCAN29: Fix a crash related to condenser contrast setting (Nico Stuurman)
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* Updated Closed-Source Device Adapters
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* New closed-source device adapters
** AxioCam: Add support for AxioCam MRc5 (Henry Pinkard); Fix bugs causing crashes (Mark Tsuchida)
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** OlympusIX83 (Arthur Edelstein; thanks to those who helped with testing)
** ESImagingIOControllers: New sequence storage method, stimulus mode (requires new controller firmware) (Ed Simmons)
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** HamamatsuHam: Updates, enhancements, and bugfixes (Patrick Gregorio, Hamamatsu)
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** Micropix: Support multiple instances of the device (Ed Simmons)
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** NikonTI: A near-complete rewrite to improve stability and provide better diagnostics and logging for errors; Installers for up-to-date Nikon driver software (not in the Micro-Manager installer; please see the MM wiki page for NikonTI) (Mark Tsuchida)
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** Olympus: Bugfixes (Arthur Edelstein)
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* Changes Relevant to Developers Only
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* Updated device adapters
** Logging of user interface activity added (Arthur Edelstein)
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** ABS: Fix issue with USB 3.0 cameras (ABS GmbH Jena)
** Dependencies in acquisition engine on Micro-Manager gui instance removed (Arthur Edelstein)
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** AndorSDK3: Support for AOIs larger than sensor size; Add timeout property for external trigger (Norman Glasgow, Andor Technology)
** New build scripts for Windows (Mark Tsuchida)
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** Arduino: Bigfix for Blanking setting (Nico Stuurman, Mark Tsuchida)
** Clean up usage of default sequence acquisition implementation in CCameraBase (Nenad Amodaj)
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** ASITiger: Lots of bugfixes and new functionality (Jon Daniels, ASI)
** Slightly improve CoreLog format (Mark Tsuchida)
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** GigECamera: Use JAI SDK 1.4.1; some bugfixes (Mark Tsuchida)
** Prevent some spurious errors in CoreLog (Nico Stuurman)
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** IDS_uEye: Fix pixel clock, framerate, and exposure settings (Wenjamin Rosenfeld)
** Prevent mmgr_dal_X.Y from being recognized as a device adapter on Windows, where Y is not "dll"
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** Ludl: Support 10-position filter wheels (Nico Stuurman)
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** LumencorSpectra: Bugfixes (Mark Tsuchida)
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** MCCDAQ: Fix DAC channels 5-7, allow to use with DAShutter (Mark Tsuchida)
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** MoticCamera: Support 16-bit and 48-bit images (Jin Chen, Motic)
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** PCO_Generic: Improve support for pco.edge, color image transfer; add support for white balancing, double shutter, IR mode, and Sensicam gain setting (Franz Reitner, PCO AG)
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** PI_GCS_2: Improve communication latency; fix issue with C-867.262 (Richard Montbrun and Steffen Rau, Physik Instrumente)
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** Prior: Add speed and acceleration control for Z (Korbinian Kapsner)
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** PVCAM: Fix bug that prevented shutter from closing after acquisition; Bugfixes for ROI of binned images and other issues (Lubomir Walder, Photometrics)
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** Rapp: User no longer needs to install DLLs
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** ScopeLED: Lots of improvements; simplify properties (Ryan Clark, DiCon/ScopeLED)
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** SpectralLMM5: Support USB (HID) on Windows (Mark Tsuchida)
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** ThorlabsUSBCamera: Improve exposure setting handling (Nenad Amodaj)
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** TISCam: Add support for Y16 and RGB24 mode (Falk Dettmar)
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** XCite120PC_Exacte: Fix communication issues (Lon Chu, Mission Bay Imaging for Lumen Dynamics)
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** ZeissCAN: Enable control of XY stage via MCU 28 directly connected to computer (Mark Tsuchida)
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** ZeissCAN29: Add support for reflected light switcher and external lamp mirror (Nico Stuurman)
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* Updated closed-source device adapters
 +
** ESImagingIOController: Fix sporadic errors in shutter (Ed Simmons)
 +
** HamamatsuHam: Bugfixes and enhancements (Patrick Gregorio, Hamamatsu Photonics)
 +
** NikonTI: Robustify PFS single-focus cycle (Mark Tsuchida)
 +
** RaptorEPIX: Support for Kingfisher cameras (David Biggs, Raptor Photonics)
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* Changes of interest to developers
 +
** Uncaught Java exceptions in threads and event handlers are now logged (Mark Tsuchida)
 +
** Better support for SLM devices, including triggering (Arthur Edelstein)
 +
** AddAvailableDeviceName() is deprecated; use RegisterDevice() instead (Mark Tsuchida)
 +
** On Windows, C++ components are now built with Visual Studio 2010 SP 1 (Mark Tsuchida)
 +
** Visual Studio projects now use common property sheet files (Mark Tsuchida)
 +
** On Windows, device adapters link to MMDevice static library rather than including source (Mark Tsuchida)
 +
** On Windows, Structured Exception Handling is disabled in all C++ components (Mark Tsuchida)
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** Acquisition scripting API refactoring (Nenad Amodaj)
  
  

Revision as of 15:48, 31 January 2014


Micro-Manager 1.4.16 (January 31, 2014)

Windows 32-bit, 50 MB
Windows 64-bit, 50 MB
Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 46 MB

(Previous releases)

Changes in 1.4.16 (since 1.4.15)

  • New in the main application
    • Optimize handling and display of images at high framerate and of large RGB images (Nico Stuurman, Henry Pinkard, Arthur Edelstein)
    • High-throughput acquisition pipeline (former "Fast Storage" in Tools > Options) is now always enabled
    • Display images using LUTs via popup menu in Contrast panel (Nico Stuurman)
    • Display time in hours and minutes for long acquisitions (Hadrien Mary, Mark Tsuchida)
    • Bugfixes for hardware-triggered sequence acquisition (Arthur Edelstein)
    • Improvements and bugfixes to OME metadata (Henry Pinkard)
    • Stage position list is now included in the summary metadata (InitialPositionList property) (Mark Tsuchida, Henry Pinkard)
    • Do not save corrupted image files on certain non-English version of Windows (e.g. Chinese) (Mark Tsuchida)
    • Lots of additional bugfixes (Nico Stuurman, Nenad Amodaj, Henry Pinkard, Mark Tsuchida)
  • New plugins
    • ASI diSPIM - Control the ASI iSPIM and diSPIM (Jon Daniels, ASI, and Nico Stuurman)
    • MultiChannelShading - Independent shading correction (flat-fielding) of multiple channels (Kurt Thorn)
  • Updated plugins
    • Data Browser: No longer missing on Windows
    • Localization Microscopy: Add support for MLE for fitting (Nico Stuurman, Arthur Edelstein)
    • Projector: Improve SLM support and calibration (Arthur Edelstein)
    • Live Replay: Bugfixes (Nico Stuurman)
    • Stage Control: Select Z axis, adapt to stage availability, display Z position (Nico Stuurman)
  • New device adapters
    • BiostepEagleIce - biostep EagleIce camera (Jens Gl√§ser, biostep GmbH)
    • Piezosystem_NV40_1, Piezosystem_NV40_3, and Piezosystem_NV120_1 (Chris Belter, piezosystem jena)
    • XLight - CrestOptics X-Light spinning disc confocal unit (Enzo Chiarappa, CrestOptics)
    • Zaber - Zaber ASR microscope stage (Nathan Dyer, Zaber Technologies)
  • New closed-source device adapters
    • OlympusIX83 (Arthur Edelstein; thanks to those who helped with testing)
  • Updated device adapters
    • ABS: Fix issue with USB 3.0 cameras (ABS GmbH Jena)
    • AndorSDK3: Support for AOIs larger than sensor size; Add timeout property for external trigger (Norman Glasgow, Andor Technology)
    • Arduino: Bigfix for Blanking setting (Nico Stuurman, Mark Tsuchida)
    • ASITiger: Lots of bugfixes and new functionality (Jon Daniels, ASI)
    • GigECamera: Use JAI SDK 1.4.1; some bugfixes (Mark Tsuchida)
    • IDS_uEye: Fix pixel clock, framerate, and exposure settings (Wenjamin Rosenfeld)
    • Ludl: Support 10-position filter wheels (Nico Stuurman)
    • LumencorSpectra: Bugfixes (Mark Tsuchida)
    • MCCDAQ: Fix DAC channels 5-7, allow to use with DAShutter (Mark Tsuchida)
    • MoticCamera: Support 16-bit and 48-bit images (Jin Chen, Motic)
    • PCO_Generic: Improve support for pco.edge, color image transfer; add support for white balancing, double shutter, IR mode, and Sensicam gain setting (Franz Reitner, PCO AG)
    • PI_GCS_2: Improve communication latency; fix issue with C-867.262 (Richard Montbrun and Steffen Rau, Physik Instrumente)
    • Prior: Add speed and acceleration control for Z (Korbinian Kapsner)
    • PVCAM: Fix bug that prevented shutter from closing after acquisition; Bugfixes for ROI of binned images and other issues (Lubomir Walder, Photometrics)
    • Rapp: User no longer needs to install DLLs
    • ScopeLED: Lots of improvements; simplify properties (Ryan Clark, DiCon/ScopeLED)
    • SpectralLMM5: Support USB (HID) on Windows (Mark Tsuchida)
    • ThorlabsUSBCamera: Improve exposure setting handling (Nenad Amodaj)
    • TISCam: Add support for Y16 and RGB24 mode (Falk Dettmar)
    • XCite120PC_Exacte: Fix communication issues (Lon Chu, Mission Bay Imaging for Lumen Dynamics)
    • ZeissCAN: Enable control of XY stage via MCU 28 directly connected to computer (Mark Tsuchida)
    • ZeissCAN29: Add support for reflected light switcher and external lamp mirror (Nico Stuurman)
  • Updated closed-source device adapters
    • ESImagingIOController: Fix sporadic errors in shutter (Ed Simmons)
    • HamamatsuHam: Bugfixes and enhancements (Patrick Gregorio, Hamamatsu Photonics)
    • NikonTI: Robustify PFS single-focus cycle (Mark Tsuchida)
    • RaptorEPIX: Support for Kingfisher cameras (David Biggs, Raptor Photonics)
  • Changes of interest to developers
    • Uncaught Java exceptions in threads and event handlers are now logged (Mark Tsuchida)
    • Better support for SLM devices, including triggering (Arthur Edelstein)
    • AddAvailableDeviceName() is deprecated; use RegisterDevice() instead (Mark Tsuchida)
    • On Windows, C++ components are now built with Visual Studio 2010 SP 1 (Mark Tsuchida)
    • Visual Studio projects now use common property sheet files (Mark Tsuchida)
    • On Windows, device adapters link to MMDevice static library rather than including source (Mark Tsuchida)
    • On Windows, Structured Exception Handling is disabled in all C++ components (Mark Tsuchida)
    • Acquisition scripting API refactoring (Nenad Amodaj)


(Previous releases)

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