Release Notes

Weather Widget Formatting Options 2018-08-06 11:55:52
Widgets

Improved

  • Weather Widget: Choose to show temperature and wind speed with decimal place or not
  • Weather Widget: Display forecasts in columns or rows (landscape or portrait)
Weather Widget Custom Formatting 2018-07-31 14:54:48
Widgets

Bug Fixes

  • Weather Widget: When selecting custom as the formatting option the icon size is default to 50×50 px instead of 0x0 px
Dynamic Data Date Column 2018-07-12 14:51:37
Plugins

Improved

  • If column is formatted as date, order by will order by the actual date and not just the text value
  • Additional device detail query option “Date”, can now query data based on the date column (to only show events in future etc)
  • Date formats like 12/07/2018 will be ‘Americanised’… 07 December 2018
ONELAN and Dynamic Data Bug Fixes 2018-07-04 14:50:59
ONELAN
Plugins

Bug Fixes

  • ONELAN software version 11.0.4 now works properly when subscribing to embed signage.
  • Image formatting in builder now shows images and letterboxes/stretches properly. Formatting is ignored if image formatting is incorrect.
Weather Widget Incorrect Data Bug Fix 2018-06-18 14:47:38
Widgets

Bug Fixes

  • Weather widget API returning incorrect data for requested period. Put fix in place to prevent incorrect data showing.
Dynamic Data Auto-Publish Bug Fix 2018-06-15 14:45:39
Plugins

Bug Fixes

  • When setting auto publish to ‘no’ on Dynamic Data source setup, it now doesn’t schedule the channel to publish once the source has been updated
Updated Android App and iOS / Dynamic Data Bug Fix 2018-06-05 14:34:50
Android
iOS
Plugins

Improved

  • Android 4.0.1 app released – includes multiple improvements including device controller function for screenshots (device depending), channel download checksums and device statistics.

Bug Fixes

  • iOS Dynamic Data Plugin – Scroll through items and touch event on the zone wouldn’t work together. Now resolved
Samsung TIZEN Updates and Bug fixes 2018-06-04 09:46:44
Software
SSSP
Tizen

New Features

  • Samsung Smart Signage Platform v5, TIZEN 3.0 now supported. Read more here.
  • New SSSP v4 and v5 application released. v1.0.6 application – reboot / relaunch device to update.
  • New SSSP v4 firmware available via CMS. 2040.7 available.

Bug Fixes

  • Ability to add new users to accounts without Privacy Policy / Terms of Use. Users must accept on first sign in.
  • If user did not have access to media item, playlist would not load. Now loads the playlist and user can view but not edit that media.
  • Dynamic Data Plugin: Where scroll items and touch action on same zone, scroll did not work. Scroll works with Tap. Swipe and scroll will not work.
GDPR, Room Booking & Device Interactions 2018-05-25 10:13:25
Plugins
Software
UI

New Features

  • Device Interaction plugin – Added action to activate the Default Layout on a channel

Improved

  • GDPR – Updated Privacy Policy effective 24th May 2018
  • GDPR – Updated Terms of Use effective 24th May 2018
  • GDPR – Updated user profile page accessible by clicking on the username with ability to manage all notification consent

Bug Fixes

  • Room Booking plugin – Internet Explorer bug where event entires would either disappear or show time / date as ‘invalid’
  • Room Booking plugin – Time zone issues and 12AM/PM display resolved
Dynamic Data Plugin Update 2018-05-21 09:17:29
Plugins
Software
UI

New Features

  • Format data as List
  • Format data as Date
  • Format data as Media with options for sizing (letterbox, crop, stretch) and option for slideshow timing
  • Conditional formatting includes ‘show text’ and ‘show media’ options as well as changing field or row text colours and field or row background colours

Improved

  • WYSIWYG preview of data updates to show the applied formatting
Software Update 2018-04-30 16:13:55
Software
UI

New Features

Improved

Bug Fixes

  • YouTube widget network / stream dropout. Error handling now in place to restart stream or video if it is interrupted/stopped
Software Update 2018-02-28 11:40:56
Software
UI

New Features

  • Global Playlist save options – Save and continue, Save and exit, Save and publish (if channels contain playlist and have been published since updates)
  • Updates to Global Playlists now update channel status to please publish if channel(s) contain playlist and has been published since updates
  • Dynamic Data plugin import from JSON feed. Only basic JSON feeds as per example: [{item}, {item}, {item}] – More Dynamic Data improvements due soon
  • RS232 plugin – ONELAN RS232 output (see below), Windows RS232 input only, Mac RS232 input only. More RS232 features and support coming soon
  • ONELAN RS232 screen control – requires ONELAN compatible RS232 to USB convertor and the RS232 plugin
  • ONELAN IPTV UDP Streaming support – requires multi zone ONELAN player and stream-in license. Read more here
  • Reseller area “Accounts email” option added. Will be used for licensing emails, otherwise will default to “support email” option

Improved

  • Tagging channels no longer updates channel status to “please publish”
  • Page transitions sped up
  • Zone animations take page animation, if no animation is set
  • Specific playlist item action for touch, content triggers, page timeouts, RS232 actions, device interactions all updated to use ID instead of playlist item order/index
  • If page is transitioning when another action is called to change page, will try action again in 500ms instead of cancelling action
  • Dynamic Data plugin 15 mins and 30 mins refresh/update frequencies added
  • YouTube Widget – ONELAN can now show YouTube videos. Note: YouTube Live Streams not supported on ONELAN

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed various Dynamic data layout creation discrepancies
iOS 4.0.1 2018-02-23 10:56:09
iOS
Mobile

New Features

  • Added channel received information to device page

Bug Fixes

  • iPhone resolution – pulls in pixel perfect resolution
  • Whitelist Browser Plugin – now fully functional
Desktop 4.0.3 App (Windows and Mac) 2018-02-21 14:55:29
Desktop
Mac
Windows

New Features

  • Added option in settings menu to disable right click to quit.
  • Added support for RS232 devices. You can now see connected RS232 devices in the bottom of the settings panel. To be used with RS232 widget / plugin coming soon.
  • Current file name and size now displayed when downloading files.
  • Loading of layouts quicker.
  • Added CTRL + Q to quit the app. Options are now Escape Key, CTRL + Q or Right Click if enabled via the settings menu.
  • Removed transparency on quit window to avoid visibility issues when using TeamViewer.
  • Added option in settings to run device in Kiosk mode. Turning Kiosk Mode on will configure the Windows device to auto-boot embed signage and prevent Windows notification / ability to access Windows Desktop.
  • Log files stored for improved troubleshooting:
    • on OS X: ~/Library/Logs/embedsignage/log.log
    • on Windows: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\embedsignage\log.log
  • Improved app boot time.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed content download issue where content would not load correctly
  • Added file integrity check to ensure files downloaded correctly on slower network connections
  • Reduced device controller screenshot size by 96% resulting in faster screenshots
  • Fixed screenshot issue where it would sometimes not return a screenshot
  • Fixed main quit disappearing behind playback window
  • Improved screen detection settings – now will resize automatically if set to fullscreen/stretch when the screen resolution changes or is detected / not-detected
  • Improved auto updater. If fails will now automatically boot the app
  • Fixed not being able to set volume via device controller
  • IPTV listeners to ensure playback resumes after interruption of stream (Windows only)

Updating from Windows 4.0.1 or 4.0.2?

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