If Upgrading From Any Version
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 or newer is required
  • Scan Station Mobile is no longer supported - consider using Lobby Track or the Lobbytrack.com Sign In app on a tablet
If Upgrading From Version 6 or Older
  • After upgrading, please verify your Visitor Group, Workstation and Jolly Server (if applicable) settings. Specifically the registration, check in and check out tasks have been replaced with new tasks. The old settings for these tasks will not carry over and you will need to configure the new tasks as appropriate.
  • The pre-defined “Deny when Inactive” and “Deny when Expired” rules have been removed so you will need to create new rules if you use them

Release 8.3.235
Release Date: 5/11/22
  • Added TLS 1.2 support for MK Data watch list connection

Release 8.3.49
Release Date: 1/2/19
  • Fixed an issue where the printer settings may not be saved when the software is closed

Release 8.3
Release Date: 11/12/18
  • Visitor auto sign out now supports signing visitors out a number of hours after they sign in
  • Support for using database views for host lookup and record import
  • Allow multiple selection during Sign Out task
  • Save record data for columns that are marked as read-only or hidden
  • Don't show report fields that are not mapped in reports
  • Added TLS support for emails
  • Updated Canon camera integration to support SDK version 3.8
  • Fixed an issue where some record fields were not listed in host email template
  • Fixed an issue where values returned by an access control system may not be saved to the visitor record
  • Fixed an issue where emails were not always sent
  • Fixed an issue where emailed reports may not have included the same records shown on-screen.
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements

Release 8.1
Release Date: 07/19/17
  • Fixed issue where visitor was allowed to check in if they declined the on-screen message during check in
  • Fixed issue where some report filters were shown incorrectly
  • Fixed issue where host search results were not shown correctly while in kiosk mode
  • Fixed issue where Topaz fingerprint scanners were not always being detected
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements

Release 8.0
Release Date: 05/12/17
  • The pre-defined “Deny when Inactive” and “Deny when Expired” rules have been removed so you will need to create new rules if you use them
  • Added option to show the visit agreement once per year
  • Added ability to search pre-registration records by pre-registration code
  • Fixed issue related to importing visitor photos
  • Fixed issue related to adding new user accounts that utilize Active Directory
  • Fixed issue where the visit agreement was being saved for repeat visitors when it was not shown
  • Fixed issue related to importing visitor photos
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements

Release 7.6
Release Date: 12/07/16
New Features / Enhancements:
  • Increased the allowed length of documents displayed on signature pads
  • Retain the visitor record column order when records are displayed in spreadsheet view
  • Photo import settings are now saved
  • Added ability to enter rules to auto-update visitor records during pre-registration
  • Added auto-sign out feature to automatically sign out visitors at a specified time each day
  • During sign in, the visit selection step is no longer shown if no visits are scheduled
  • Updated translations
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed issue where 'Run Add Record' was not working when launched from Query Records > View Record
  • Fixed issue where Topaz signature pad would sometimes stop working when used with pre-registration for some configurations
  • Fixed issue where the default date/time value was appearing in the visit list for some configurations
  • Fixed issue where check in via background barcode scan was failing for some configurations
  • Fixed issue where sign ins were logged as check ins for some configurations
  • Fixed issue where a watch list denial was not preventing sign in from completing for some configurations
  • Fixed issue where the visit agreement print button was not shown on the confirmation screen for some configurations
  • Fixed issue where a visit record was being added twice for some configurations
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements
Release 7.5
Release Date: 03/17/16
New Features / Enhancements:
  • Improved Visitor Sign In to better support visitors that are signing in multiple times the same day
  • Added Actual Arrival and Actual Departure dates and times
  • Added Run Add Record to Find Record dialog
  • Improved record import feature, added unique record identifier field, duplicate record handling, summary dialog and ability to save settings
  • When a visitor record is updated, apply changes to past and future visit details as well; note that logs are not affected
  • Improved the user experience when running on tablet
  • Added support for Primion access control systems
  • Added option to show the record confirmation screen during check in / out
  • Added pre-registration task option in Light Client
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed a bug where some reports were not showing all records
  • Fixed a bug where host fields where not being printed on visitor badge when print method was Print As Bitmap
  • Fixed a bug that prevented some actions when connecting to Jolly Server using OLE DB
  • Fixed a bug related to database columns names that contained non-XML compliant characters
  • Fixed a bug that caused double entries in record form drop down lists
  • Fixed a bug that could cause out of memory errors when used with 4K displays
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements
Release 7.4
Release Date: 11/03/15
New Features / Enhancements:
  • Added tasks 'Add Record', 'Re-entry Check In', 'Re-entry Check Out' for tracking non-visitors
  • Perform duplicate record check after scanning driver's license
  • Pre-register groups of people
  • Re-schedule visits for a different time / location
  • Print badges from more places in 'Pre-registration', 'Sign In', 'Find Record' and 'Record Center'
  • Enhanced photo capture to support additional cameras
  • Improved tablet compatibility
  • Added Report Center to Light Client
Bug Fixes:
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements
Release 7.3
Release Date: 09/17/15
New Features / Enhancements:
  • Display the task name on each task step
  • Include host data in reports
  • Added the option to show watch list matches in kiosk mode
  • Added the option to update the visitor record during sign out
  • Added the option to skip additional steps for repeat visitors
  • Added the option to disable the sound that plays after sign in / out
  • Added support for null boolean record fields (not supported by all databases)
  • Use visit information in the calendar invitation feature
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed a corner case where photos may not be updated during visitor sign in
  • Fixed an issue where S2 and Lenel access control settings were not being saved properly
  • Fixed the watch list & host lookup database OLE DB connection string dialog
  • Fixed magnetic stripe encoding on older EDIsecure printers
  • Fixed an issue where the Record Center search box would lose focus after searching
  • Fixed support for AssureTec ID card scanners
  • Fixed some minor issues when upgrading from version 6
  • Misc bug fixes and UI enhancements
Release 7.2
Release Date: 07/17/15
New Features / Enhancements:
  • Show a title and message on the home screen
  • Process Sign In / Sign Out in the background where the action is determined based on status so if a visitor is currently signed in, they will be signed out
  • Added a workstation option to return to the home screen after a task completes, previously it would always restart the current task
  • Changed captions to indicate the task name if the Record Search form is the first step in the task to make it clear what task you are running
  • View and filter host data in logs
  • Added a workstation option to hide the pre-registration search box for users not using pre-registration
  • Misc minor UI enhancements
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed a bug where searching using the Pre-registration code wasn't working
  • Fixed a bug where you could not turn off a record filter in Record Center
  • Fixed UI issues in the Import Images dialog
  • Fixed a bug where record history was not displaying properly
  • Fixed a bug where you could not use a bmp or gif for the background image
  • Misc minor bugs
Release 7.1
Release Date: 06/18/15
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Allow user to require a password to change Jolly Server connection if Jolly Server is offline
  • Added date range selector to Sign In and Sign Out tasks
  • Improved the driver’s license scan process for visitor Sign In
  • Fixed memory leak that occurred when the Settings dialogs were opened multiple times
  • Fixed several settings migration issues when upgrading from version 6 to version 7
  • Fixed record import
  • Fixed an issue with scanning international driver's licenses with ScanShell / SnapShell devices
  • Fixed issue when importing language strings
  • Miscellaneous UI clean up, feature set and minor bug fixes
Release 7.0
Release Date: 05/08/15
New Features:
  • New visitor pre-registration task for scheduling future visits
  • New visitor sign in task simplifies the sign in process
  • New visitor sign out task simplifies the sign in process
  • New visit list task displays visit information and allows for badge re-printing
  • Support for multiple visits per visitor
  • Support for group registration
  • Fast 'scan and sign in' with driver license
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Modern look and feel
  • Program configuration has been simplified and streamlined
  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes
Release 6.7
Release Date: 08/06/14
New Features:
  • Added Lobbytrack Free Edition
  • Added support for Kantech EntraPass Access Control System
  • Added support for Data Diver watch list provider
  • Added ability to send calendar invitation e-mails after registration
  • Added ability to duplicate, export and import visitor groups
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed bug that made MS Excel files inaccessible in the visitor badge designer
  • Additional data is logged to jolly.log
  • Minor UI enhancements
  • Minor bug fixes
Release 6.6
Release Date: 05/07/2014
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Minor UI enhancements
  • Minor bug fixes
Release 6.5
Release Date: 02/06/2014
New Features:
  • Added Tablet Registration mode to Light Client for basic visitor registration using a tablet PC
  • Added ability to capture signature using touchscreen or mouse
  • Added new search feature to the Main Menu that will search for matching records in all visitors groups; configure in Workstation Options > Find Record > Global Search
  • Added support for AssureTec ID card scanner
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Improved e-mail notifications to support sending emails with barcodes and additional server settings including TLS/SSL support
  • Added Time & Attendance Report to Light Client Report Center
  • Added photo path support for DSX access control system
  • When using strict matching to search for records, ignore search fields if they are blank
  • Maintain the last used column order in spreadsheet view
  • Fixed kiosk mode for Windows 8
  • Fixed issue when images were saved during Registration using the Auto-reduce image size feature
  • Fixed issue where the printer selection dialog was shown when using the Print task
  • Improved software licensing scheme to be more flexible
  • Allow kiosk mode in Standard Edition
  • Allow auto-check out in Standard Edition
  • Added support for automatically retrieving the card number and facility code from additional HID iClass card formats including Corp 1000, H10301, H10302, H10304
  • Updated German translation and improved translation capabilities
  • General bug fixes and enhancements
Release 6.4
Release Date: 10/04/2013
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Added support for smart card encoding with Magicard printers
  • Added printing and mag stripe encoding support for Toppan printers
  • Improved smart card encoder module
  • Added ability to configure a second smart card encoder
  • Added ability to request and install a certificate from Active Directory Certificate Services to the smart card encoder
  • Added ability to configure a pause duration to the smart card encoding process between when the card is moved into position and when the encoding begins
  • Fixed a bug in the Record Center where an image path with an auto number wasn't being properly generated when adding a new record
  • Added auto check out feature to light client
  • Added ability to skip the host lookup step
  • Minor bug fixes and enhancements
Release 6.3.25
Release Date:04/02/2013
Features Added:
  • Added support for Opticon scanners
  • Added support for UV printing with Datacard printers
  • Added support for UHF encoding with Magicard printers
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed an issue with PDF417 barcodes not encoding certain characters properly
  • Fix Light Client bug where Workstation Options would be reset after connecting to Jolly Server
Release 6.3
Release Date: 10/11/2012
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Database schema editor now supports MS SQL Server based databases
  • Support for HID iClass Corp 1000 2k/2k smart cards
  • In addition to rules that allow access, create rules that deny access
  • Support for Amber Road watch list provider
  • Support for SHI C*Cure 800 access control system
  • Support for smart card encoding and Zebra ZXP 8 printer
  • Light Client now supports multiple Groups
  • All desktop products including Jolly Server now support Windows 8 and Jolly Server 2012
  • Easily convert from Jolly Internal Server to Jolly Server
  • Improved Mobile Scan Station support including support for multiple groups
  • Fix for loading images from the web with special path characters
Release 6.2
Release Date: 06/26/2012
Features Added:
  • Added new “Light Edition” to all products that can only be used for a specific purpose; replaces Scan Station, Print Station, Report Station Editions
  • Visitor record data can be stored in the Jolly Server
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • A Workstation Task has been added named Mobile Sync which allows for syncing data with a device running Jolly Scan Station Mobile; this replaces the standalone Scan Station Mobile Sync app
  • Added support for the SnapShell Passport scanner
  • Added the ability to parse the data returned by MIFARE, Prox and Smart Card commands
  • Jolly Server installers now create a 2nd database containing the tables from the Sample Database
  • The Sample Database data source option has been renamed to Internal Jolly Server and is no longer visible when connected to the Jolly Server; if the user still needs to connect to the Sample Database when using Jolly Server, they should use the MS Access data source option; this is automatically selected by the software if already configured to use the Sample Database while connected to Jolly Server
  • Added “Auto-update record” and “Send e-mail” functionality to the registration process
  • Added the ability to change the NDA title
  • The Print button is now available in Designer > Database Setup UI
  • Added support for connecting the Watch List feature to database “Views”
  • Added support for building a record form drop down list containing all values present in the associated database column
  • Fixed an error that occasionally occurred when printing to Zebra RFID printer
  • Fixed a bug where Workstation Profiles were not saving properly
  • Other minor bug fixes and feature enhancements
Release 6.1
Release Date: 02/17/2012
Features Added:
  • Support for Jolly Scan Station Mobile
  • Johnson Controls access control system integration
  • SHI C-Cure 9000 access control system integration
  • Optionally prompt user to update record fields during check in / out in Premier Edition
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Support for Topaz optical fingerprint pads on 64-bit systems
  • Tool to migrate data from Jolly Internal Server (JLT file) to MS SQL Server-based Jolly Server
  • Save advanced, driver-specific printer settings such as K-panel area
  • Resize database images based on max pixel size
  • Set database image JPEG compression level
  • Set database image file type on per-database field basis
  • Support for additional database image types
  • Save record import settings
  • Improved support for non-English characters
  • Fix for workstation options reverting to defaults when the software is restarted immediately after being shut down or launched twice in quick succession
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes
Support for Additional Canon Cameras
  • EOS-1D Mark III
  • EOS 40D
  • EOS-1Ds Mark III
  • EOS DIGITAL REBEL Xsi/450D/ Kiss X2
  • EOS 50D
  • EOS 5D Mark II
  • EOS Kiss X3/EOS REBEL T1i /EOS 500D
  • EOS 7D
  • EOS-1D Mark IV
  • EOS Kiss X4/EOS REBEL T2i /EOS 550D
  • EOS 60D
  • EOS Kiss X5/EOS REBEL T3i /EOS 600D
  • EOS Kiss X50/EOS REBEL T3 /EOS 1100D
Release 6.0
Release Date: 11/16/2011
Features Added:
  • RFID label support
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Replaced Company Server with Jolly Server, a more robust implementation
  • Improved locking to protect shared resources
  • Simplified Workstation and Visitor Group Settings
  • Multiple workstation printer support
  • Added Task Configuration button to each task
  • Auto-format visitor badge text
  • Support for additional languages
  • Minor bug fixes and enhancements
Release 5.2.0
Release Date: 06/20/2011
Note 1: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or newer is required
Note 2: After installing this update, you may need to reconfigure your watch list settings

Features Added:
  • Add QR Code barcode support
  • Added Mark Absent task
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Save NDA / Signature to a file
  • Show NDA / Signature capture during Check In / Out
  • Support for additional image file formats when saving images during registration
  • Enhanced image importing
  • Allow database views to be selected as watch list sources
  • Fix kiosk mode issue on some Windows 7 PCs
  • Several minor bug fixes and enhancements
Release 5.1.0
Release Date: 03/16/2011
Features Added:
  • Support for reading / writing MIFARE cards
  • Support for reading Proximity cards
  • Support for printing to Fargo UV / F-panel
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Several minor bug fixes and enhancements
Release 5.0.3
Release Date: 01/18/2011
Features Added:
  • Support for S2 Access Control System
  • Support for DSX Access Control System
  • Support for Topaz optical fingerprint scanners
  • Link Lobbytrack user accounts to Active Directory user accounts
  • Improved Oracle support
  • Populate record forms by scanning the 2D barcode or magnetic stripe on a North American driver’s license or ID card
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Support for a 15 digit UID default value
  • Configure multiple Active Directory searches for Host Lookup
  • Improved support for non-western languages and fonts including Arabic, Cyrillic, Greek, Hebrew and Turkish
  • Attendance log fix for PCs configured to use a comma character instead of a decimal point
  • Improved the automatic image reduction feature to support bitmap images
  • Fix for Topaz signature crop and edit issue
  • Improved image path support for certain TIF and JPEG images
  • Display a results summary after record import
  • Minor bug fixes and enhancements
Release 5.0.2
Release Date: 10/06/2010
Features Added:
  • Support for MK Denial watch list
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Support for specifying an Active Directory / LDAP Host Lookup filter
  • Automatically detect Active Directory / LDAP Host Lookup server and directory
  • Automatically downscale large images to max size threshold
  • Minor bug fixes and enhancements
Release 5.0.1
Release Date: 07/20/2010
Due to enhancements to the way time and attendance is logged, log entries made prior to 5.0.1 will lose the time component from the check in / out date and time. Total time worked will not be affected and will still be accurate. New entries will include the full date and time.

Features Added:
  • Support for AMAG access control system
  • Support for opening turnstile or entry gate
  • Support for calculating time and attendance when using batch check in / out
  • Support for manual update fields with batch check in / out
  • Encode binary data in 2D barcode
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Database performance improved when using field auto-updates, access rules and on-screen messages
  • Replaced Expected Visitor’s List with improved Today’s List task
  • General UI enhancements and minor bug fixes
Release 5.0
Release Date: 05/25/2010
Features Added:
  • Significantly improved database performance when connecting to large and/or remote databases
  • Configure up to 3 printers to be used specifically for printing cards, labels or reports
  • New Record Center record filter option
  • Company Database can be installed to user’s existing MS SQL Server instance; user can then manage the database and access log data
  • Integration with 3rd party Access Control Systems including Brivo and Lenel
  • Canon flash camera support
  • Photo face-detection and auto-crop
  • Records with photos stored as files outside the database can be easily edited in Lobby Track
  • Support for serial-port based barcode scanners
  • Export photos and auto-generate a data field photo path
  • Print badge during check in
  • Opticon mobile barcode scanner integration
  • Support for Microsoft Access 2007
  • On screen keyboard and other kiosk improvements
  • Tutorial demo links added to Help menu
Features Enhanced / Modified / Bug Fixes:
  • The design preview shown in the Main Menu is now a static image that can be set by the user
  • User Fields have been replaced with Manual Update Fields that allow users to update record values via a form during Check In / Out
  • The Tardy and Absent Tracking features are only available in School Tardy Edition and School Complete Editions
  • The Automatically Mark Absent feature has been moved to the new Attendance tab and must be reconfigured if upgrading from 4.3
  • Send watch list email notifications
  • Configure watch list online database to check against all criminal records or sex offenders only
  • Evacuation Report is now configurable
  • Fixed issue where the software process would not always terminate when closed
  • 100+ general UI and feature enhancements
  • Several minor bug fixes
Features Removed:
  • The Equipment Tracking functionality has been removed; users interested in tracking equipment should consider Jolly Asset Track software which offers a significantly improved version of equipment tracking*
  • Removed outdated Interlink fingerprint pad SDK integration as the devices are no longer manufactured and SDK is outdated
Release 4.3
Release Date: 07/23/2009
Important Note: Due to enhancements to date / time and database field comparison, existing access rules, alerts/on-screen messages, print conditions, host lookup and watch list settings should be reviewed after upgrading from previous versions.

Features Added:
  • Gather additional information from user during Check In / Out with User Field form
  • Scan and process business cards during registration
  • Mark people as absent or tardy
  • Check visitors against online watch lists
  • Check for duplicate records
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Significant performance improvements when working with large, networked databases
  • Immediate discovery of records added via other workstations
  • Allow workstation profiles and groups to be shared between Jolly products
  • Added authentication to e-mail server settings
  • Additional auto-update record field options and data
  • Improved Active Directory support
  • Minor bug fixes and UI enhancements
Release 4.2
Release Date: 03/02/2009
Features Added:
  • Added Setup Wizard for visitor group and workstation configuration
  • Check visitors in / out in the background using a barcode scanner
  • Play configurable sounds when check in / out / error occurs
  • Global Settings synchronization
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Redesign of record layout and data formatting UI’s
  • Redesign of host lookup feature
  • Redesign of watch list feature
  • Addition of 4 new log report fields and 6 additional time and attendance report fields, raising the total for each to 8
  • Permission added for modifying time and attendance data
  • Added option to only show background image on default screen
  • Improved support for date / time related conditions
  • Evacuation Report is more configurable
  • The NDA can be printed
  • Minor bug fixes and UI enhancements
Features Removed:
  • Numeric data formatting has been removed with the exception of decimal places
  • Image auto-edit feature
Release 4.1
Release Date: 12/18/2008
Features Added:
  • Added Record Queries to Report Center
  • Set workstation background color and image
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Redesign of visitor group setup
  • Redesign of access rules and entry / exit conditions
  • Remove feature distinctions between one time and multiple visit guests
  • Simplified auto-update database fields configuration
  • Improved auto-resize font performance
  • Added new profiles, visitor groups and samples
  • Updated language database
  • Improved record layout functionality
  • Improved startup times and overall performance
  • Improved database connectivity times when connecting to large database with many tables
  • Minor bug fixes and UI enhancements
Release 4.0.3
Release Date: 10/14/2008
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed issue where card scanner settings were not always saved
  • Fixed card scanner photo acquisition issue
Release 4.0.2
Release Date: 9/25/2008
Features Added:
  • Workstation Profiles
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Improved visitor registration process flow, ability to skip certain steps
  • Add auto-map functionality to card scanner and record import
  • Add card scanner functionality to Record Center interface
  • Add card scanner auto-feed support
  • Improved language translations
  • Minor bug fixes
Release 4.0.1
Release Date: 8/12/2008
Enhancements / Bug Fixes:
  • Improved fingerprint and signature pad support
  • Improved language translations
  • Minor bug fixes
* Asset Track license sold separately