Tracker 19.1 Release Notes

We are pleased to announce the release of Tracker 19.1.0! This new release includes new features, bug fixes, and performance improvements. Please visit https://mfix.netl.doe.gov/tracker/download-tracker/ to download the latest version. Please visit the MFS forum for any software related questions, or send administrative questions to admin@mfix.netl.doe.gov. See the release notes below that highlight the changes from the previous version:

New features

  • Added template matching tracking algorithm to track objects based on comparing templates.
  • Added calibration tool for converting from pixels/frame to m/s by using and image with a length reference.
  • Added initial search bias to the poly projection algorithm
  • Added circle and line tools for measuring distances and areas

Improvements

  • Switched from matplotlib to a Qt widget for drawing the image histogram, drastically improving app performance
  • Added color map caching for faster drawing
  • Created thumbnails for projects, saved in *.trak files
  • Updated documentation

Notable bug fixes

  • Fixed App crashing when cropping images.