Live Video Analytics on IoT Edge release notes

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This article provides you with information about:

  • The latest releases
  • Known issues
  • Bug fixes
  • Deprecated functionality

January 12, 2021

This release tag is for the January 2021 refresh of the module is:

mcr.microsoft.com/media/live-video-analytics:2.0.1

Note

In the quickstarts and tutorials, the deployment manifests use a tag of 2 (live-video-analytics:2). So simply redeploying such manifests should update the module on your edge > devices.

Bug fixes

  • The fields ActivationSignalOffset, MinimumActivationTime and MaximumActivationTime in Signal Gate processors were incorrectly set as required properties. They are now optional properties.
  • Fixed a Usage bug that causes the Live Video Analytics on IoT Edge module to crash when deployed in certain regions.

December 14, 2020

This release is the public preview refresh release of Live Video Analytics on IoT Edge. The release tag is

     mcr.microsoft.com/media/live-video-analytics:2.0.0

Module updates

  • Added support for using more than one HTTP extension processor and gRPC extension processor per graph topology.
  • Added support for Disk space management for sink nodes.
  • MediaGraphGrpcExtension node now supports extensionConfiguration property for using multiple AI models within a single gRPC server.
  • Added support of collecting Live Video Analytics module metrics in the Prometheus format. Learn more on how to collect metrics and view in Azure Monitor.
  • Added the ability to filter output selection. You can pass audio-only or video-only or audio and video both with the help of outputSelectors to any graph node.
  • Frame Rate Filter processor is deprecated.
    • Frame rate management is now available within the graph extension processor nodes itself.

Visual Studio Code extension

  • Released Live Video Analytics on IoT Edge - A Visual Studio Code extension to help you manage LVA media graphs. This extension works with LVA 2.0 module and offers editing and managing media graphs with a very sleek and an easy-to-use graphical interface.

September 22, 2020

This release tag is for the September 2020 refresh of the module is:

mcr.microsoft.com/media/live-video-analytics:1.0.4

Note

In the quickstarts and tutorials, the deployment manifests use a tag of 1 (live-video-analytics:1). So simply redeploying such manifests should update the module on your edge > devices.

Module updates

Documentation updates


August 19, 2020

This release tag is for the August 2020 refresh of the module is:

mcr.microsoft.com/media/live-video-analytics:1.0.3

Note

In the quickstarts and tutorials, the deployment manifests use a tag of 1 (live-video-analytics:1). So simply redeploying such manifests should update the module on your edge > devices.

Module updates

  • You can now get high data content transfer performance between Live Video Analytics on IoT Edge and your custom extension using gRPC framework. See this to get started.
  • Broader regional deployment of Live Video Analytics and only the cloud service has been updated.
  • Live Video Analytics is now available in 25 additional regions across the globe. Here is the list of all available regions.
  • The set up for quick starts has been updated as well with new regions support.
    • There is no call to action for anyone who has already setup resources

Bug fixes

  • Remove the use of a deprecated Azure extension in the set up script

July 13, 2020

This release tag is for the July 2020 refresh of the module is:

mcr.microsoft.com/media/live-video-analytics:1.0.2

Note

In the quickstarts and tutorials, the deployment manifests use a tag of 1 (live-video-analytics:1). So simply redeploying such manifests should update the module on your edge > devices.

Module updates

  • You can now create graph topologies that have an asset sink node as well as a file sink node downstream of a signal gate processor node. See this for an example.

Bug fixes

  • Improvements to validation of desired properties

June 1, 2020

This release is the first public preview release of Live Video Analytics on IoT Edge. The release tag is

     mcr.microsoft.com/media/live-video-analytics:1.0.0

Supported functionalities

  • Analyze live video streams using AI modules of your choice and optionally record video on the edge device or in the cloud

  • Use on Linux AMD64 operating systems supported by IoT Edge

  • Deploy and configure the module via the IoT Hub using Azure portal or Visual Studio Code

  • Manage graph topologies and graph instances remotely or locally through the following direct method calls

    • GraphTopologyGet
    • GraphTopologySet
    • GraphTopologyDelete
    • GraphTopologyList
    • GraphInstanceGet
    • GraphInstanceSet
    • GraphInstanceDelete
    • GraphInstanceList

Next steps

Overview