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Product Release Notes & Updates

Vintra Fortify 1.11 Product Release Notes

March 23, 2022

Welcome to 1.11! The team has been working hard to continually improve the Vintra Fortify platform and are thrilled to share with you all of the new updates of this latest release.

Live Re-ID

  • Live Re-ID, which builds on Vintra’s class-leading re-identification technology, allows users to find where a face, person or vehicle is across multiple cameras and create an alert on this result that stays active for the following four hours. While this technology has been available for a for face-based applications (blocklist), Vintra is now expanding it for use in select environments for people (whole body) and vehicles.

Crowd Size Alerts

  • Crowd Size Alerts, which allow security and safety teams to detect situations that are abnormal and thus have a potential of creating issues, such as too many people in a small area, too few people in a particular area or no one in an area in which there should be at least one person.

Loitering Alerts

  • Loitering Alerts, which can inform a security team when a person or vehicle is detected in a particular area for more than a predetermined amount of time. These alerts are particularly useful for detecting potential break-ins, human or vehicle traffic queues and other key use cases.

Mute Alerts

  • Mute Alerts, which allow users to inform the system about false positive alerts so that the same object does not trigger additional alerts in the future. A key aspect of this feature is Vintra’s unique ML technology, which performs extremely well in situations where an object signature changes throughout the day (e.g. as day moves to night). As a result, users enjoy a continual reduction in false positives and better overall system performance over time.

One-click VMS Importing

  • One-click VMS Importing, which allows users to cost-effectively make any already-recorded video searchable with a single click. This feature simplifies the process of importing video from your VMS for post-event investigations and presents the “easiest pathway to AI” for your security team.


February 3rd, 2021

Improved Situational Awareness


  • We redesigned our rule engine to provide more context when an alert is produced so GSOC operators have more situational awareness about an event. Users can now see more data about what triggered an alert, system confidence levels, and be informed when the rule condition is not true anymore.
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Confidence Levels


  • Vintra’s analytics work out of the box in most applications, without the need for cumbersome learning or training processes. Users who desire more granular control can easily tweak individual rules and object classes directly in the system, without the need for an admin console or hidden menu.
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Figure 2: Easily adjust sensitivities by object type for specific rules.

Notifications & Alarms


  • New ways to receive notifications within the Alerts view.
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Figure 3: Multiple new ways to be alerted in FulcrumAI Real Time.

  • New ways to receive notifications of new alarms on the desktop, including browser pop-ups, and tab notifications.
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Figure 4: Browser pop-up and tab notifications.



  • New ways to share information with 3rd party systems, including API extensions, SMTP notifications, and Kafka messages. Additional enhancements have been made to our Genetec and SureView integrations as well.
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Figure 5: Multiple new ways to connect enterprise-grade systems to Vintra.

Refine Search Results


  • Additional capabilities to refine search results, including filtering by object confidence levels and filtering out single detections of objects to find segments of video with the most relevant results faster:
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Figure 6: New capabilities like a quick time and confidence level selectors get users to results that matter faster. 


New Face Classifiers

New / Updated

  • Our 1.8 product release includes enhancements to our face search capabilities to help to detect a person’s face given occlusions, personal accessories and other defining human characteristics. The new classifiers include a face covering detector, glasses, and gender (male/female). These new classifiers are most representative of a person’s face and will help to accurately classify a face versus a non-face image and improve overall accuracy.
Screenshot of FulcrumAI search
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Multi-Class Targets and Target Lists


  • Users can now create ‘vehicle’ and ‘body’ targets from detections (previously could only use a ‘face’ detection to create a new target).
  • Create a new target from a face, body or vehicle and include them in a Target List. Combine as many targets as you want and search for them in post-event investigations or in real-time across multiple camera streams.
FulcrumAI 1.8 Release: Create New Target
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  • Apply sub-filters and sorting search results in different ways including similarity, source, target name and time.
FulcrumAI 1.8 Release: Sorting
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Target Tracker


  • Target Tracker searches are now capable to re-identify a person or vehicle target across a month’s worth of data from a large number of cameras (on-premises version).


  • Upgraded database to power our Target Tracker re-identification based searches, resulting in a 1- to 2-order of magnitude improvement on most searches (on-premises version). 
  • Improvements to tracking via new/better models for generating target signatures.
System Installation & Operation

Updated / Fixed

  • Rebuilt system installer to improve initial installations and upgrades, both online and offline (on-premises version).

Updated / Fixed

  • Updated the API Region-of-Interest filter so users can retrieve just the portion of an object’s path that falls within a specific region.
Monthly Subscription Model


  • Starting with this version, Vintra has a new purchase option – a monthly subscription bundle that includes hardware. No large up front purchase is required to get going, pricing is set per camera per month for software, hardware and support. 
  • Add Vintra’s advanced video analytics capabilities to your existing surveillance system
  • Plug & play with existing VMS (Genetec)
  • 1 year minimum commitment
FulcrumAI Appliance bundle
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Integration with Genetec’s Security Center


  • As always, available in our Genetec integration
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1.6 Release Notes

Available for searching in both Investigator & Real Time; available for alerting-on in Real Time only.

Available for searching in both Investigator & Real Time; available for alerting-on in Real Time only.

Available for searching in both Investigator & Real Time; available for alerting-on in Real Time only.

Target Tracker was developed as a direct result of members of the Vintra customer community wanting to increase situational awareness, and the need to find people of interest. With Target Tracker, you can locate a Target across multiple scenes and camera locations without using data from the face as a primary input.

Similar to Person Target Tracker, this feature empowers users with the ability to search for and locate a specific vehicle across multiple scenes and cameras without the use of data from the vehicle’s license plate.

  • Rules engine 2.0 (Real Time only) allows for custom scheduling, alerting on specific object types & attributes (including the new object types and events), and setting priority for alerts from each rule
  • Improved alerting page (Real Time only) with more / better ways to sort & filter
  • Improved Face Recognition updates to the face recognition module include increased accuracy on non-caucasian ethnicities and women. Vintra built its own heterogenous training data set from more than 50 countries around the world, resulting in one of the lowest published bias rates on the popular “Racial Faces in the Wild” validation dataset.
  • We have renamed “SUBJECTS” to “TARGETS” throughout the product — to reflect the fact that in the very near future it will be possible to search for specific non-human objects (stay tuned!).
1.5 Release Notes

Browser UX is on-par with the Genetec Plugin in support of Real Time (cameras, rules) and Investigator (cameras).

A single, easily accessible page containing rich user learning content and access to Support: How-to Videos, User Documentation, What’s New and Support Contact Information including live chat.

Guides are available for the following personas:

  • End User, Operator, Investigators
  • Administrator
  • System Installer

Administrators can view details on who and how users have been interacting with the system. Useful for: measuring value and stickiness of FulcrumAI, training needs and for security auditing.

​Several user interface changes to increase the usability of the system.​

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