eVisitor Release Notes

Next Version

Kiosk Version - TBD
  • Improved printer profiles.
  • Add SOS
  • Add SOS whitelisting
  • Visitor Agreements per Visit Category
  • Visitor Agreement acknowledgement in reports

Version - TBD
  • Support for QS2000 passport reader (in seperate version)
  • Fine tuning on Server Indexing (ongoing)
  • Server upgrade (target mid June)
  • Archiving - phase 1  (target end of June)
  • Allow locking/hiding notes field. (no free form text input)

Current version

Version  - April 25, 2023
  • Fixed pre-registration list (filtering).
  • Fixed Zebra non-expiring label template.
  • Fixed updating after sign-out

Version 1.9.50.x  - Feb 27, 2023
  • Improved launch speed for large accounts (server indexing).
  • Improved record handling for large accounts (server indexing).
  • Improved server efficiency.
  • Updated face detection.
  • Improved default template.
  • Fixed full-expiring template.

Kiosk version Jan 25, 2023.
  • The kiosk carries its own barcode font. No longer rely on the barcode font installed on the computer.
  • The kiosk retrieves the label length from Zebra printer and set the print position and size automatically.

Version Target Jan 2023, Week of Jan 16th.
  • Auto-scale templates to each printer.
  • Printer profiles.  Auto-configure known printers.  Overrides available.
  • Improved Zebra setup button. 
  • Expanded printer support.
  • Update to support latest Brother printer drivers.
  • Added printer profiles for Brother QL series, Seiko SLP650, Seiko SLP720.
  • Auto-crop photos.  Auto-zoom into the face.
  • Improved photo quality.  Photo sharpening.
  • Auto server failover to improve availability.

Kiosk - v - Oct 24, 2022
  • Support for Zebra drivers v8
  • Allow setting logo background color
  • Red-flag,No-Badge
  • Expanded printer support

Version - July 13, 2022
  • Fixed issue with renewal notification

Version 1.9.6.x - July 2022
  • Added "Red-flag no-print"
  • Imbedded report tool into app
  • Beta version of Zebra Config tool

Version - Apr 2022
  • Updated code-signing certificate
  • Removed new icon notification
  • Integrated barcode font into app
  • Fix Ariel Narrow font

Version - Feb 2022
  • Improved Covid Info UI.
  • Server side improvements.

Version 1.8.9.x - Dec 2 2021
  • Updated desktop icon.
  • Vaccination info (beta). 
    • Collect information regarding if visitors have had covid-19 vaccinations or tests.
  • Several bug fixes: Photo darkness, false flags?, lookup pre-reg visitors?
  • Under the hood improvements.

Version - July 26 2021
  • Fixes bug that prevents editing of a currently signed-in visitor

Version - July 19 2021
  • Message notifying that the desktop icon will be updated.
  • Enable photo rotation
  • Support for new management console
  • Reporting supports more visitor records
  • Improved loading time
  • Note: Microsoft is having problems with their print spooler which is causing trouble with Zebra printers.  This is unrelated to this update.  See knowledge base for current info.

Version - Apr 2021  (Week of April 26)
  • Fixed issues with login screen
  • Fixed issues with destination dropdown list

Version - Mar 2021  (March 8th and 17th)
  • Rebranding to THRESHOLD and eVisitor completed (less the desktop icon)
  • Multi-Facility support
  • Improved performance option (advanced indexing)
  • Can set default category per terminal
  • Updated branding
  • Export to csv and excel buttons are disabled until there is data to export
  • Added EULA to login screen
  • Destination list has type-ahead filter
  • Fixed 3" templates
  • Renamed "Visitor Dist" to "Visitors per hour"
  • Rewired the templates so Categories use a Template now
  • Can set preferred web-cam
  • Print performance improvement by reducing photo size (200 px wide) of printed photo.

Version - July 13 2020 (not optional)
  • Transitional rebranding to THRESHOLD and eVisitor
  • Added THRESHOLD logo
  • Minor tuning
  • Added "Total Unique Visitors" to "Visitors by Destination" screne

Version - July 7 2020 (optional)
  • COVID-19 features
    • Facility Count
    • Destination Counts
  • Settings reorganized into tabs
  • Enhanced Epson color printer support
  • Fixed badge preview
  • Added search to admin console
  • Support for low resolution monitors (1024x768).
  • Visit Registration Report record number limit set to 1600 from 5400 to minimize the chance of ‘Out-of-memory’ issue.
  • Mouse-over tool tips set for right side tabs, ID, and camera.

Version and -  6/2/2020
  • COVID-19 features:
    • Room-Track
    • Contact-Tracing
  • Sort and filter "Visitors Log" columns
  • Exporting Visitor Log lists
  • Group mode for registration
  • Support for Zebra v8 drivers
  • Support for Tandem-Expiring badges
  • Moved "Settings" button to right side.
  • Add "Delete selected" to pre-registraion screen
  • True-log (server side)

Version - 10/21/2019
  • Support for latest Photo Driver License Reader drivers (
  • Improved session logging
  • IP filtering option
  • HW drivers tracking
  • Option to password the reports

Version (kiosk) - 10/8/2019
  • Supports newer Photo Driver License driver (
  • Enables custom onscreen keyboard
  • Has "find-your-face" feature

Version - 9/3/2019
  • Minnor bug fixes
  • Re-enabled the visit record’s advanced time change. (Setting is on the account screen).
  • Force the minimum app size on start to show all the screen content.
  • Fixed logo not always showing up on screen.
  • Improved version tracking (into terminal record).

Version - 8/5/2019
  • Add "restrict by IP range" security feature
  • Performance improvements
  • Improved caching
  • Prep for server indexing
  • Updated Sex Offender service

Version - Nov 19, 2018
  • Improved template editor
  • Added "Visitor Category" to Import / Export
  • Minor improvement to Photo DL reader
  • Fixed older code in Accounts list

Version  -  Aug 21, 2018
  • Cleaned up interface:
  • Added SYSTEM STATUS to logon screen
  • Removed "Post Register" button

  • Pre registration lookup if no Driver's License is found.
  • Support for 2006 MN driver's licenses.  (data less than 100 characters).
  • Fixed "Fix Name" button on Driver's License read.
  • Improved Driver's License reading.
  • Support for new Turbo Photo Driver's License reader.

  • Option to turn on local cache
  • Can set "remember visitor" to each Visit Category
  • Preregistration now defaults to "not remembered"

  • Improved "Edit Visitor" screen:
  • Added Photo editing  tools
  • Added Driver's License editing tools
  • Added "Delete Visitor" button

  • New Turbo Photo Driver's License reader
  • Wireless Zebra printer
  • Archiving of remembered visitors

Version Jan 22, 2018
  • The same as, but is required for
  • Upgrades the prerequisite components.
  • Brings all users up to minimum .net 4.5.2.


Version Dec, 2017
  • Resolves an occasional issue with

Version Dec, 2017
  • Microsoft has ended support for .net 4.0.
  • New installations require .net 4.5.2 or up.
  • Existing installations still allows use of .net 4.0.
  • Improvement to "merge visitors"

Version August 16, 2017
  • Under the hood performance improvements.  Speeds up startup time on large accounts.
  • Added new "Visitor Traffic" report.

Version July 12, 2017
  • Refined notification of printer delay.

Version June 12, 2017
  • Support for Zebra printers
  • Improved logging

  • Improved terminal tracking.
  • Improved diagnostics (.net version logging).
  • Improved saving visitors information (company name).

  • Badge Template Designer: added Text Alignment Setting.
  • Full name field now allows apostorphe.
  • Print Queue status logged for prolonged/delayed printing.
  • current day's log is uploaded at App's close.
  • Added image processing for Zebra label printers.
  • Added auto-detect for Zebra label printers.
  • Server Side Printing performance tracking.

Version  May 2, 2017
  • Multiple performance improvements.
  • Improved driver's License reading performance with the Turbo reader.
  • Automated eVP subscription termination.
  • Optimized single-step "sign-in-and-print" (optional)
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  • Badge image for printing created with simplified mechanism from WinFormAssist class.
  • Account Expiring Message 60-days warning and 30-days cut-off implemented.
  • Turbo DL Scan screen was changed to skip the ucPDFParser and is a dialog form now.
  • DL Scanner Type choice is moved to the ucSystemStatus.
  • One Step Sign-In-&-Print Server option added in to Account settings.

Version  April 18, 2017
  • Multiple performance improvements

Version  March 29, 2017
  • Added support for Primera LX500 inkjet printer
  • Added support for Epson ColorWorks inkjet printer
  • Option to turn off evacuation report button
  • Added more diagnostic tools including more advanced logging. (live log and auto-upload)
  • Improved memory efficiency  (3/21)
  • Advanced exception handling
  • Changed printer status checking to only at startup and manual  (3/21)
  • Upgraded camera to support newer Windows (Nov 17, Beta 2)
  • Added ability to make barcode grey to remove need to set printer to "light print" (Nov 17, Beta 2)


Version    October 24, 2016 (Logon or Install)
  • Security update that addresses blank badges printing.
  • Improved server timeout length  July 14th.
  • Camera feature fixed for laptop with external camera.
  • Kiosk mode beta.
  • Fixed system freezing when session times out.
  • Improvement to Driver's License reader when no first name is read.

Version   July 25, 2016 
  • Added "Start Over" Button.
  • Added diagnostic logging tool.
  • Improved "sign-in and print" button to eliminate multiple clicks.

Version   April 21th 
  • Fixed bug.  re-enabled multi-terminal sync.

Version   April 20th 
  • Improved reporting for large data sets:  Better memory management.
  • Improved reporting for large data sets:  Export directly to .csv
  • Support for new Basic Driver's License Reader
  • Support for new Colorado Driver's License
  • Fix to pre-printing of badges
  • Admin tool for importing hosts and remembered visitors
  • Admin tool for merging two visitor records together
  • Option to skip ID confirmation with Driver's License Readers

Version   March 16, 2016  (install)
  • Updated security certificate

Version   Feb 4, 2016 (install)
  • Subscription Renewal notice
  • Terminal count added to the account screens
  • Flagged Visitor report header modified
  • Mechanism to check the Minimum version requirement updated to force a update without increasing the version number


Version   Dec 21 2015 (install)

Version   Dec 15  2015
  • Fixed a problem with the scan-out feature

Version   Dec 15  2015
  • Improved performance - better memory management
  • Preprint Meeting Badges: Preregister, Preprint, Scan-in, Scan-out
  • Support for Ohio Driver's Licenses with our Turbo Driver's License Reader
  • Improved performance of National Sex Offender lookup
  • Other minor bug fixes

Version   Oct 21  2015
  • Camera support for Windows 8.1 and 10
  • Scan out enabled with new Turbo Driver's License reader
  • Login button now on www.eVisitorPass.com
  • Performance enhancement: Uses smaller thumbnail photos for Visitors Logs
  • Fixes bug with pre-registration with a custom end time.
  • Other minor bug fixes

Version   Aug 26 2015  (click here to run this version)
  • Finished Tardy and Early Dismissal tracking
  • Accomodates networks that restricts the amount of data that can be downloaded at one time.
  • Fixes the 'Flag and flag comment missing' on the Remembered Visitor Report.
  • Shows the version number and Update Button on the logon screen.
  • Widened the Full Name field on the ID Scan result confirmation screen.
  • Fixed the ocassional system crashing problem following the manual name change after scanning ID right after the eVP Client launch.

Version   July 22 2015   (click here to run this version)
  • Improved performance
    • - Simplified and sped up name lookup.
    • - Improved memory management.
  • Full name search - including by last name.
  • Can enter names in LastName, FirstName format.
  • Show selected Visit Category at top of Visitors Log Report.
  • Tardy and Early Dismissal tracking (partially implemented).
  • Supports customized default-visit-length.
  • New Report on flagged visitors.
  • Simplified logon, no mouse required

Server update, no client update June 16, 2015
  • New server logic for future performance improvements.

Version      May 13, 2015  (click here to run this version)
  • New "Automatic Sign-out" feature.
  • Faster Drivers License look up.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Server update, no client update Apr 26th, 2015
  • Server speed improvement.  Sign-in and print badges in less than 15 seconds (often 8 seconds).

Version  Apr ~13 , 2015
  • Visitors Log report now based on signed-in time.
  • Performance enhancement reduces network traffic.

Version   Apr 6, 2015
  • Resolves minor issues with specific templates.
  • Performance enhancement: Improved logo and photo handling.

Version   March 19, 2015
  • Security update.

Version   March 12, 2015
  • Performance improvements.
  • Support for new Turbo Driver's License reader (in beta).
  • Added "Custom Dates" to Visitor Log report.

Version   Jan 22 2015
  • Bug fix reading a new drivers license.

Version   Jan 21 2015
  • Performance enhancements.  Pulls photos only as needed.
  • Drivers license read will match a Pre-registration


Version   Dec 16 2014
  • Usability improvements:
    • Eliminated "Print OK?" message box.  Added a "reprint" button on the Signed-in screen.
    • Moved the "Sign in" button to behind the "More Actions" button.
    • Highlights "Overstayed Visitors" in red on the signed-in list.
  • Performance enhancements.
  • Enhanced the Badge Template Editor.
  • Improved the 2" x 1" template.
  • Increased Data Encryption so drivers license number encryption is irreversable (using salted hash technology).
  • Backward compatibility to HTTP 1.0
  • Improved support for proxy servers

Version  Nov 4 2014   (click here)
  • Support for custom report layouts.
  • Option to "show photo" on visitor log report.
  • Option to "Remember user name" on logon screen.
  • Added "Account Renewal" reminder during logon.
  • Added "Visitor Over Stay Warning" during logon.

Version Oct 22 2014
  • Usability improvements (subscription notification)

Version  Oct 13 2014
  • Improved Multi-Terminal
  • Color printer support
  • Changed "Destination" on screen to "Visiting"
  • Added "Visiting" to visitor log
  • Enhanced the Watch lists
  • Logon warning of "non-signed-out visitors"
  • Enabled Evacuation Report
  • Load photo from file
  • Auto find DYMO or Color printer
  • Usability improvements

Version  Sept 22 2014
  • Multi-terminal support
  • Visitor upload
  • Watch list: Visitor flags (Watch List / VIP list) with notes
  • Requested improvements
  • Usability improvements

Version   Aug 18, 2014
  • Improved Drivers License reader
  • Improved System Status

Version    July 23, 2014  
  • Implemented Predator Gate, protecting your site from NSOPW.

Version     July 16, 2014
  • Implemented SSL Data Encryption
  • Improved Drivers License Reader
  • Implemented System Status
  • Implemented Version Logging

Version    June 30, 2014
  • Implemented Drivers License Reader
  • Minor improvements

Version    May 14, 2014 
  • Implemented scan-out with the eVisitorPass sign-out scanner
  • Double click on photo to edit visitor details
  • Added "sign in and print" button to the Pre-Registered list
  • Added "Notes" to reports
  • View Pre-Registered list by (today, this week, all)

Version    May 5, 2014
  • Build single button for "Sign-in & Print"
  • Bug fixes and improvements.
  • Hid the old controls

Version    April 23, 2014
  • Redesigned the Visitor Registration screen for simplicity yet flexibility.
  • Improved the color scheme.  Including adding color coding for pre-registration, sign-in, and sign-out.
  • Combined the "settings" and "system info" buttons.
  • Improved "Free Demo".  Does not require a printer or camera.  Simplified loading the barcode font.
  • Improved Badge Templates
  • Digitally signed the software.
  • Bug fixes and improvements.
  • Call us if you need assistance with the new screens.

Version     April 2, 2014
  • Improved look and feel
  • Improved reports
  • Fixed the delete button
  • Removed the empty row of record in the 'Expected' Visitor list.
  • Added the visit duration field in the 'Remembered Visitor Details' report.
  • Supports long names and titles on the badge
  • Added "System Notice" section to "Status" screen

Version       March 20, 2014
  • Added Reports
    • Visitor Log
    • Single Visitor Detail
  • This new version requires a few new components from Microsoft.  Please click on each of the two links below to install the required components.  Once installation has completed, rerun eVisitorPass.
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