Software Update 5.51

A new software update has been released for most IHS programs. This version introduces calculations of Fsp and Fmp, as well as some modifications to page labeling. For privacy regulation compliance, the programs now include automatic cleanup of electronic documents. To update to release version 5.51, do the following:

  1. Download the update zip file from: http://www.ihsys.com/SoftwareUpdates/IHS_USB_Software_Update.zip.
    (if your browser does not download the file when clicking the link, please copy/paste the url in a new tab)
  2. Save the file to the downloads folder or any easy to find location, then unzip it. (the option to unzip or extract can be found in the right click menu).
  3. Browse the folder to find the setup.exe program and run it.
  4. Click on the [Start] button to install.

Included in this update:

  • LaunchPad version 2.91
  • SmartScreener-Plus2 2.50
  • SmartEP version 5.51
  • SmartEP-ASSR version 5.51
  • SmartTrOAE version 5.51
  • SmartDPOAE version 5.50
  • IntelligentVRA version 6.51
  • SmartAudiometer version 5.51
  • PetScreener version 2.51

Installation Requirements

  • The update requires a previous installation of IHS Programs, as the update does not contain a software license, or system calibration information. Attempting to install the update on a computer that does not currently have IHS Programs installed will result in a non-working installation.
  • Hardware units purchased before February 2013 may not be compatible with this version of the software. Contact IHS support to inquire about your specific unit.
  • The software requires that the PC has a minimum of 4GB of RAM, and Windows 10 (any version).
  • You must be running LaunchPad version 2.70 or higher to qualify for this update. If running a version below this, you may purchase new installation media from: https://catalog.ihsys.info/shop/software-distribution-thumb-drive/, or contact IHS support for alternate methods.
  • Updates to stand-alone SmartScreenerPlus-2 and VideoVRA are not included in this update package.

Software Changes

General

  • Generated PDF documents stored in the IHSExportData Temporary directory (Temp) will be deleted automatically after a period of 12 hours from the time of generation. To keep a copy for your records, save the file to a different location.

SmartScreener-Plus 2

  • Encrypted data may be now sent via email. Option found in the Data-Upload menu.

SmartEP

  • Fsp and Fmp calculations have been added. Only applies to new recordings acquired while the Block Averaging feature is active in SmartEP. Options for selecting the Fsp point can be found in the Averaging menu. Calculated values can be seen on the Response Information panel and on the recording’s right-click menu information section. Additionally the Fmp can be seen in the indicator bar.
  • Demographic information report text item has been changed to Dynamic, and will change when demographics information for the patient changes. Only applied to newly placed text fields, it will not affect previously generated reports.
  • Page labels and attributes can now be saved from the [Set Menu] button on the right hand panel. Also accessible by right clicking on the page button. The page label functionality was removed from the main menu. Page labels and attributes only apply to pages 1 to 9, not the acquisition [Acq.] page.

SmartEP-ASSR

  • Can display Fsp and Fmp values on SmartEP recordings that support it.
  • Demographic information report text item has been changed to Dynamic, and will change when demographics information for the patient changes. Only applied to newly placed text fields, it will not affect previously generated reports.
  • Page labels and attributes can now be saved from the [Set Menu] button on the right hand panel. Also accessible by right clicking on the page button. The page label functionality was removed from the main menu. Page labels and attributes only apply to pages 1 to 9, not the acquisition [Acq.] page.

SmartDPOAE

  • No updates from last release.

SmartTrOAE

  • Can display Fsp and Fmp values on SmartEP recordings that support it.
  • Demographic information report text item has been changed to Dynamic, and will change when demographics information for the patient changes. Only applied to newly placed text fields, it will not affect previously generated reports.
  • Page labels and attributes can now be saved from the [Set Menu] button on the right hand panel. Also accessible by right clicking on the page button. The page label functionality was removed from the main menu. Page labels and attributes only apply to pages 1 to 9, not the acquisition [Acq.] page.

IntelligentVRA and SmartAudiometer

  • Mic echo enabled in Duet systems. Microphone must be connected to OAE channel.

PetScreener

  • Can display Fsp and Fmp values on SmartEP recordings that support it.
  • Demographic information report text item has been changed to Dynamic, and will change when demographics information for the patient changes. Only applied to newly placed text fields, it will not affect previously generated reports.