Iowa Reference Algorithms: Release History

Log of releases prior to the current ones:

(current releases)

Version 4.0.0 (beta) improvements over version 3.6

  • Version 4.0.0 (beta) is a “work-in-progress” release, subject to continued improvements.
  • Improved 11 retinal layer segmentation of macular OCT scans (additional subretinal virtual space)
  • 4.x segmentation algorithm is fundamentally different from 3.x versions.
  • 2 choroidal layer segmentation of macular OCT scans
  • Aligned coordinate system for data representation (switched y- and z- axes from version 3.6 and earlier)
    • Output of version 4.0 is compatible with version 3.8 and later but not compatible with the output from previous versions.
  • Nightly validation of segmentation output
  • User manual update
  • Requirements: Microsoft Windows x64, 30 GB RAM

Version 3.6 improvements over version 3.5

  • 2D/3D vessel/SEAD manual tracing
  • Opacity adjustment for 2D vessel/SEAD visualization
  • Multi-labeled markers
  • Bug fix for ‘Thickness Analysis’ dialog box
  • User manual update

Improvements over version 3.4

  • Supporting new Optovue OCT scans
  • Supporting 2D/3D TIFF files (8, 16, 24, 32 bits)
  • More than 255 regions for grids
  • Improved layer thickness analysis (filters, sorting)
  • User manual update

Improvements over version 3.1

  • Fast 3D rendering
  • Added support for TIFF OCT scans and OCT image sequences
  • New layouts considering the OCT physical size
  • Retinal layer segmentation for .mhd, .hdr, .tif(f), and image sequence (.tif(f), .bmp, .jp(e)g, .gif, .png)
  • Bug fix to Bioptigen OCT opening
  • Bug fix to spline visualization
  • User manual update

Improvements over version 3.0

  • Added support for Optovue OCT scans
  • Correct orientation ofCirrus DICOM files in XNAT
  • Added black lines for the thickness bar
  • Additional time servers support
  • Bug fixes to manual surface modification
  • Cleaned up the user manual

Improvements over version 2.7

  • Better GUI (simple menu, resizable dialog boxes, new icons, keyboard & mouse input)
  • Compatible with 3D vessel and SEAD segmentation outputs
  • Correct orientation of Spectralis OCT scans
  • Display laterality
  • Save a movie (.avi)
  • Supports scan characteristics XML tag
  • Run executables from OCTExplorer
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