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Version: 10.4

NavVis IVION Changelog

What's new, improved and fixed in NavVis IVION.

Version 10.4.2

Release Date: 21st July 2022


  • Retrieving the list of sites is now faster.


  • Importing point clouds with non-ASCII characters in the file name now works as expected.

  • In very rare cases, the upload of point clouds, bundles and datasets failed shortly after being started.

  • When switching sites the base map configuration of the site is now applied.

  • We fixed an issue where the Run automatic alignment button was sometimes falsely disabled.

  • We fixed an issue where the datasets list did not show the go to button.

  • When embedding NavVis IVION, the browser's pop-up blocker sometimes blocked downloads.

Version 10.4.1

Release Date: 21st June 2022


  • We improved the site model editor user experience.

  • Moving the site base point more than 20 kms away from a geo-referenced dataset is now prohibited.

  • The keyboard shortcuts for moving datasets in Dataset Alignment now work as expected.

  • We improved the loading of point clouds.


  • We fixed an issue where the panorama extractor crashed for some .e57 files with embedded panoramas.

  • We fixed an issue where snapping of buildings was not working.

  • The edit button is no longer displayed in the dataset tree for users without write access.

  • Measurement links now point to the correct location.

Version 10.4.0

Release Date: 7th June 2022


  • The dataset tree in Dataset Alignment, Crop & Download Point Cloud, the Site Model editor, the Datasets menu and the Edit Bundle dialog now has a new design.

  • You can now sort and filter datasets in the datasets tree using different criteria.

  • Point clouds are now highlighted in the scene when hovering over the corresponding dataset in the dataset tree.

  • You can now see the rotation point when rotating datasets in Dataset Alignment.

  • You can now see the coordinates of point measurements in the measurements list, in the export modal and in exported PDFs.

  • You can now share measurement folders. The structure of the folder will be maintained when sharing.

  • When taking rectangle or polygon measurements, you can now see the length of the line being drawn.

  • We redesigned the Run automatic alignment function in Dataset Alignment.

  • You can now map multiple OIDC groups to the same NavVis IVION group and use * and ? as wildcard characters.

  • Manual editing of user groups is now disabled when external user groups are mapped to NavVis IVION.

  • You now have the option to use local permissions when setting up user groups even if external group mappings already exist in NavVis IVION.

  • You now have the option of letting users be automatically deleted from NavVis IVION when they are deleted from an identity provider system.

  • Some changes made to datasets such as hidden images and dataset names are now retained when downloading and reuploading datasets or bundles.

  • You can no longer generate simple maps and downloading and reuploading maps is no longer possible.

  • You can now view detailed information about your NavVis IVION subscription usage, both per instance and per site.


  • When using Single Sign-On, the user information is now synced on every login instead of only on sign-up.

  • The performance of the Site Model editor has been improved.

  • POI IDs with more than 15 digits are now displayed correctly in Excel when exporting POIs in .csv format.

  • NavVis IVION now supports the coordinate systems EPSG:6993 and EPSG:8395.


  • We fixed an issue where downloading maps failed.

  • We fixed an issue where downloaded bundles did not include datasets.

  • In Crop & Download Point Cloud, .las files now have a valid bounding box and no longer specify WGS 84 as the coordinate system.



  • Transforming quaternions with the NavVis IVION Frontend API or REST API now requires a location in order to handle differences between grid north and true north correctly.

  • oidc_group_name is now called sso_group_names.

Note: With NavVis IVION 10.5.0 the old long-lived authentication tokens will be deprecated in favor of the short-lived refresh and access tokens released in NavVis IVION 10.1.0.


  • The NavVis IVION Frontend API now includes a new endpoint that allows you to switch between modes.


  • Searching for POIs and site entities using the NavVis IVION REST API is now more reliable.

  • The active property on the AbstractViewInterface and setSceneRendering method on IvionInterface have been removed from the NavVis IVION Frontend API.

  • The build system and dependencies of the sample apps have been updated to the latest versions.


  • Changing sites no longer shows "Entity not found" errors.

Version 10.3.3

Release Date: 3rd May 2022


  • The Crop & Download Point Cloud UI now allows you to switch back to 2D mode if you do not rotate the cube out of the x and y plane.
  • Measurement descriptions are now available to all users, including those who cannot save measurements.

  • We reduced the overall load time of an instance, specifically after new data has been loaded.

  • This release contains Java security updates for on-premise instances.

  • Audio and video elements in POI descriptions can now be muted, played automatically and played on a loop.


  • We fixed an issue where the total number of panoramas in unloaded datasets was counted incorrectly.

  • The cross-site search for POIs now finds results even when the POI type group is inaccessible to the user.

Version 10.3.2

Release Date: 6th April 2022


  • There is now a new error message when reuploading a site model fails because of overlap with an already existing site model.

  • There are now server side logs that provide information on site model upload errors.

  • We reduced the CPU load on the server.

  • You can now upload images in WEBP format as POI attachments.

  • Unassigned datasets in the Datasets menu are now collapsed by default.

  • This release includes security improvements.


  • Inline image data in POI descriptions is now converted into image files as expected.

  • EPSG systems with inverted axes now work as expected.

  • We fixed an issue where the login screen on mobile phones was not scrollable.

  • We fixed an issue where switching between WGS-84 and a spatial reference system led to errors.

  • When uploading POI attachments and icons error messages are now displayed correctly.

  • We fixed an issue where transitions between panoramas would not complete.



  • The conversion to Spherical Mercator (EPSG:3857) is now more precise.

Version 10.3.1

Release Date: 15th March 2022


  • There is now a check box on the POI Types level that lets you check or uncheck all the POIs included in that POI Type.


  • Loading and rendering vector maps is now faster.

  • This release includes security improvements.


  • Deleting an OIDC connection or resource server now works as expected.

  • We fixed an issue where adding multiple sites for a user caused the Change Password button to disappear.

  • The results list is now updated when a POI or site entity is updated or deleted.



  • Embedded versions of NavVis IVION are now displayed correctly.

Version 10.3.0

Release Date: 22nd February 2022


  • The Measurement tool is now called Mark & Measure. With the Mark & Measure tool you can:
    • Take orthogonal and point measurements.

    • Color and name measurements.

    • Assign measurements to different folders and drag and drop measurements between folders.

    • Display coordinates next to the cursor.

    • Display measurement names in the scene.

    • Display an alignment grid when taking area measurements.

    • Activate different layers in the 2D view.

    • Export one summary image for all measurements on one floor.

    • Automatically save measurements and folders if you have the Save measurements role.

  • You can now overlay maps with layers that provide information on the distribution of datasets and site entities. For data processed with System Software 2.14.0 or later you can also display scan data like trajectory and control points.
  • Rotated maps now display a north arrow. Clicking the north arrow will orient the map to the north.

  • Enterprise users can now search across all sites they have access to in a NavVis IVION instance and group the results into POIs and site entities.

  • Panoramic images now include timestamps.


  • Large site models now load faster.

  • Transitioning between locations is now faster.

  • We improved the performance of panning and zooming maps.


  • The site selection drop-down menu in the Groups tab is now ordered alphabetically and expands to show long site names.

  • You can now upload maps that contain Chinese characters in the file name.

  • We fixed an issue where missing Manage data permissions led to errors when auto-generating a site model.



  • Layers are now available via the NavVis IVION Frontend API.

  • We removed the WGS 84 related fields from the site model endpoint in the NavVis IVION REST API.

Note: With NavVis IVION 10.4.0 the old authentication tokens will be deprecated in favor of the refresh and access tokens released in NavVis IVION 10.1.0.

Version 10.2.6

Release Date: 1st February 2022


  • We improved the performance of listing jobs in Dataset Management.


  • Measurements exported in .pdf format now make better use of the available space on the page.

  • We fixed an issue in which site model auto-generation sometimes created an invalid site model.

  • Permissions of the Everyone group are now correctly applied to private sites.

Version 10.2.5

Release Date: 21st December 2021


  • We removed Log4J and replaced it by Logback 1.2.9.

Version 10.2.4

Release Date: 16th December 2021

  • We updated Log4j to 2.16.0.

Cloud Processing Add-On


  • Point clouds can now be downloaded as .e57 files with embedded panoramic images. The .e57 files contain unstructured point clouds and panorama images in a spherical representation.

Version 10.2.3

Release Date: 10th December 2021


  • In exported POI .csv files, the fields longitude, latitude and height are now called x,y and z, and the exported file no longer includes the dataset name.


  • We fixed a critical security issue in the Log4j logging library.

  • We fixed an issue where not all POIs were displayed correctly on the map.

  • Importing POIs in .csv format sometimes resulted in broken POIs that were not visible and could not be exported.

Version 10.2.2

Release Date: 25th November 2021

Cloud Processing Add-On


  • We fixed an issue with the Cloud Processing Add-On.

Version 10.2.1

Release Date: 24 November 2021


  • If you hover the mouse over a dataset, the full name of the dataset is now displayed.

  • We improved the login screen for mobile devices.


  • We fixed an issue with high memory use after dataset operations.

Version 10.2.0

Release Date: 2nd November 2021


  • You can now move site location pins on the instance dashboard map.

  • The site base point is now represented by one standardized icon.

  • Admins can now see the base point of a site in Dataset Alignment.

  • NavVis IVION now supports multiple OpenID Connect configurations.

  • Admins can now specify whether all users should be added to the Everyone group when mapping users to OpenID Connect and resource server groups.

  • Permissions of the Everyone group are now limited to viewing and measuring. Existing configurations will not change.

  • The users list is now paginated.

  • We removed the Import bundle file from disk button.

  • Hungarian and Turkish UI translations are no longer available.


  • Importing point clouds now comes with improved performance and stability of normal estimation.

  • The Crop & Download feature is now more stable with large areas and/or many datasets.


  • We fixed an issue where login sessions expired when running in background browser tabs, especially in Dataset Management.

  • The subscription and instance key details as well as the panorama count were sometimes missing or outdated.

  • PDF documents embedded in POIs are now displayed even if IFRAME embedding is not allowed.

  • We fixed an issue where the ability to pick a starting point of a measurement was not working reliably with varied dataset height.

Cloud Processing Add-On


  • You can now download an archive with panorama images for newly processed datasets.

  • The processing tasks list is now paginated.


  • We fixed an issue where switching control point files to a left-handed coordinate system could not be undone.

  • We fixed an issue where it was not possible to deselect control points for a blocked dataset.

Frontend API


  • You can now set upload tokens via the Frontend API.

  • There is now a REST endpoint for creating sites.

Version 10.1.5

Release Date: 28th September 2021


  • The NavVis privacy policy, imprint and About box have been updated. A customized privacy policy is now displayed with the other links and not in the About box.


  • Downloading very large bundles now works more reliably.

Cloud Processing Add-On


  • We fixed issues with control point files in left-handed coordinate systems.

Version 10.1.4

Release Date: 31st August 2021

  • We fixed the OIDC login when used via NavVis IVION Go.

Version 10.1.3

Release Date: 23rd August 2021


  • There are several security improvements.


  • A large number of user groups and users no longer causes timeouts.

  • Searching for POIs no longer fails due to a large number of user groups.

  • We fixed an issue where certain user actions caused slow responses in bigger sites.

Version 10.1.2

Release Date: 12th August 2021


  • The Site Model search now returns results based on partial matches.


  • We fixed issues with the uploading of data and datasets.

Version 10.1.1

Release Date: 5th August 2021


  • We fixed a memory leak when you unpack uploaded bundles and datasets.

  • We fixed an issue where in certain scenarios the upload of a bundle, dataset, or point cloud fails with a permission error.

  • Deleting a processing task now works while included datasets are uploading.

Version 10.1.0

Release Date: 3rd August 2021


  • You can now add a description to your site, which will be displayed in the site card.

  • You can now add a preview image to your site, which will be displayed in the site card.

  • Positioning customers can now create a Visual Index for a bundle.

  • You can now assign multiple users to a site or a user group at once.

  • You can now search for users.

  • The user list now displays when a user was last active and can be sorted.

  • Custom identifiers now allow you to map NavVis IVION groups to OIDC groups.


  • The import of .e57 files now supports cubic panoramas.

  • POI icons now have a new design.

  • There is now a warning if the coordinate system of the site and the uploaded data would result in an inaccurate transformation.

  • The current site is now displayed in the search bar and some menu headers.

  • The Explore mode menu icon has been removed.

  • The option Show map in Dataset Alignment is now activated by default.

  • Security has been improved by using shorter access token life times along with a refresh token.


  • The layout of NavVis IVION on mobile devices has been fixed.

  • Saving a site model will no longer time out.

  • Downloading multiple bundle archives at the same time no longer results in a concurrency issue.

  • Exporting PDFs with many measurements is now working as expected.

  • Links to locations in POIs and the browser back and forward buttons now work reliably.

  • Discarding changes in Dataset Alignment now works as expected.

  • The precision of coordinate conversion in some German and Austrian coordinate systems has been fixed.

  • Downloading and importing maps from NavVis IVION bundles now works as expected. Regenerate your maps to fix this issue in existing bundles.

Cloud Processing Add-On


  • Processing of control points with large coordinates and geo-referencing of control points with EPSG codes are now supported.

  • Intensity values and RGB values will now be stored in the filtered point cloud if coloring mode is selected for processing.

  • For data captured with NavVis VLX, you can no longer download raw point clouds after processing.

  • Additional processing logs are now available.

Frontend API


  • You can now get the access token for use with the REST API by calling AuthApiInterface.getToken().

  • IFRAME embedding is no longer allowed by default for new instances and can be enabled in the instance configuration.

Version 10.0.3

Release Date: 22nd June 2021


  • The performance of creating maps and navigation graphs has been improved.


  • Switching between NavVis IVION sites was sometimes showing an error message.

  • All site pins are now displayed in embedded NavVis IVION instances.

  • Users can now grant group permissions as expected.

  • The grey line indicating zero heights now displayed correctly in the Dataset Alignment and Site Model editors.

Cloud Processing Add-On


  • Processing tasks are no longer failing due to interruptions.

  • NavVis VLX and NavVis M6-specific processing settings are now displayed in the processing task overview.

Version 10.0.2

Release Date: 26th May 2021


  • The option Show map in Dataset Alignment is now activated by default.


  • Usernames from OpenID Connect are now displayed as first and last name or as the email address of the user.

  • The layout of NavVis IVION has been improved for Safari.


  • The Users tab is now displayed correctly in empty instances.

  • Creating maps now works as expected when a bundle contains multiple buildings.

  • The override of an OpenID Connect Resource Server group array JWT claim is now applied after restarting NavVis IVION.

Version 10.0.1

Release Date: 29th April 2021


  • There are improvements to the migration of NavVis IndoorViewer instances to NavVis IVION.


  • Dataset Management now refreshes after adding a dataset from the Cloud Processing Add-on.

  • We fixed an issue that prevented the current domain of the client from being used when using Share Measurements.

  • Uploading and queued datasets in multiple sites are no longer displayed.

  • The chunk uploader (used for point cloud, bundle, dataset, and visual index upload) no longer creates corrupted files under certain circumstances.

Version 10.0.0

Release Date: 27th April 2021


  • You can now create multiple sites within a NavVis IVION instance to a group scan data into unique projects or locations. The support of sites also includes the following changes:

    • All data created and uploaded is now positioned in a site coordinate system. This allows the data to be aligned both locally with regard to other data as well as globally. Data can be imported and exported in various coordinate systems, including the site coordinate system.

    • Data added to a site must be within 20 km of the center of that site.

    • There is now a dashboard that gives an overview of all the sites a user has permissions to view within an instance.

    • The login page has been updated.

    • The side menu is now divided into instance and site level menu items.
    • Instance configuration is now separate from site configuration.

    • The Cloud Processing Add-On is now on the site level. After migration, previously submitted processing tasks will not show up in the overview of each site. Uploaded or processed data is migrated.

    • URLs now include a site ID that enables deep-linking to a specific site. Existing deep links to POIs and images will continue to work. Deep links to measurements will have to be updated.

    • User permissions are now applied by site.

    • Each site now has its own Admin user group. This group has full admin permissions for a specific site.

    • The user profile now only displays the group permissions for the site currently being viewed.

    • Visual Indices must now be upload in .nvi format. After migration, Visual Indices must be reprocessed.

    • OpenID Connect and POI Audit Tracking are no longer available for instances. OpenID Connect will remain enabled for NavVis IVION Core instances that already use it.

  • Internet Explorer 11 is no longer supported.


  • <video> tags are now allowed in POI descriptions.

  • There are several security improvements.


  • Location markers are now displayed on the correct floor regardless of the height where the image was taken.