These release notes describe the new features of the GigE Vision Firmware 1.8 which adds new features for some models as well as bug fixes.
For updating the camera firmware to version 1.8, you must use the IDS Vision Suite 1.1.1 (or newer) because of changes in the GenICam standard. Note that you cannot use IDS Vision Suite 1.1.1 (or newer) for downgrading to firmware versions 1.3 or 1.4.
Note that a camera with firmware version 1.6 or higher cannot be opened with IDS Vision Suite 1.0.0. You need at least IDS Vision Suite 1.1.
With GigE Vision Firmware 1.8, IDS introduces a set of new camera features for the models GV-548x, GV-558x, GV-586x, and GV-588x:
Refer to the data sheet to identify which new features are supported by your camera model.
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