Release Notes

New Features: Recurring Schedules, Dynamic Data Pagination and Dynamic Data Export Data 2022-07-04 13:29:07
Plugins
Software
UI

New Features: Recurring Schedules, Dynamic Data Pagination and Dynamic Data Export Data

  • New: Daily and weekly recurring schedules added to Channels and Conditional Play
  • New: Dynamic Data auto pagination, (Customise > Overflowing Data > Paginate enabled & paginate timeout seconds) if until finished is checked on main playlist item it will move on in the playlist when pagination is complete
  • New: Dynamic data excel export (Download data in xls format)
UX/UI Improvements and Bug fix 2022-06-30 13:24:59
Plugins
Software
UI
Widgets

UX/UI Improvements and Bug fix

  • Improved: media library in builder and playlist editor to upload media to current folder
  • Improved: Dynamic Data Google Sheet source updates to avoid empty sheets/header rows causing an import error
  • Bug Fix: Fixed scale on windows and chrome website widget
Specific Page Load Speed Improvements + bug fixes 2022-06-23 13:24:18
Plugins
Software
UI
Widgets

Specific Page Load Speed Improvements + bug fixes

  • Improved: UI code improvements to improve Performance and load speed of main Layouts, Channels, Media pages
  • Bug Fix: TfL Status API had removed a mode which caused the request to error now fixed
  • Bug Fix: Dynamic data builder fixes on duplication to apply field sizing and offsets as well as update field IDs on duplicate
TfL Status Widget improvements + other bug fixes 2022-06-14 13:19:06
Plugins
Software
UI
Widgets

TfL Status Widget improvements + other bug fixes

  • Improved: TfL Status resizing display when showing multiple status, partial service, special service etc
  • Bug Fix: Removed check that was preventing users saving account defaults
  • Bug Fix: Dynamic data active colours fix for new field formats
Dynamic Data and TfL Status Widget improvements + bug fixes 2022-05-31 13:17:26
Plugins
Software
UI
Widgets

Dynamic Data and TfL Status Widget improvements + bug fixes

  • Improved: Dynamic Data auto publish improvements to prevent build up of duplicate tasks
  • Improved: Added Dynamic Data conditional formatting option to ‘Hide Row’
  • Improved: Updated TfL Status widget to include the Elizabeth line and Trams
  • Bug Fix: Fixed Dynamic Data Ten Kites source [BETA] auto import
  • Bug Fix: Fixed Dynamic Data style copying bug
Various Bug Fixes, New Nexmosphere EM-6 Support and other Improvements 2022-05-17 13:14:28
Plugins
Software
UI

Various Bug Fixes, New Nexmosphere EM-6 Support and other Improvements

  • New: External communications added Nexmosphere EM-6 support
  • Improved: Updated license notifications and options to check for view subscription role before allowing user to subscribe to licensing notifications
  • Improved: Dynamic Data Ten Kites source [BETA] tweaks:
    – Moved sections into the same menu (sheet) list instead of one sheet per section, just added column for section.
    – Added logic to specify menus that need to be imported either with name or UUID, keeps order of menus consistent and also creates a sheet for that config even if it’s not found, keeping the data consistent.
    – Added recipe number to help with pagination logic without development of pagination.
    – Removed units being appended to data value, can be appended manually in the builder with append text.
  • Bug Fix: Fixed dynamic media publishing issue when filtering by file type
  • Bug Fix: Fixed Dynamic Data triggers bug where it would cause two “Current” playlist items to play at same time so one wouldn’t be seen
  • Bug Fix: Fixed conditional play on pages without timeouts enabled which would prevent them from switching
  • Bug Fix: Fixed issue in Dynamic Data builder where a single item that didn’t have matching data would break the builder
Folders Bug Fix and New Prepend/Append Options for Dynamic Data Formatting 2022-04-27 13:14:06
Plugins
Software
UI

Folders Bug Fix and New Prepend/Append Options for Dynamic Data Formatting

  • Bug Fix: Edit folder updates, prevent same folder being added as parent, causing folder to disappear
  • Improved: Dynamic Data Ten Kites source [BETA] tweaks: split nutritional information into separate columns for per serving vs per 100g. Split intolerances list into separate columns for contains, may contain
  • New: Dynamic Data added options for prepend or append text/media formatting
Chrome Browser Zone Selection Bug Fix 2022-04-12 13:11:31
Software
UI

Chrome Browser Zone Selection Bug Fix

  • Bug Fix: Zone selection bug with chrome browser versions 100.0.4896.75 100.0.4896.88
Various Bug fixes and new BETA Dynamic Data Source 2022-04-08 13:08:52
Plugins
Software
UI

Various Bug fixes and new BETA Dynamic Data Source

  • Bug Fix: Fixed touch configuration bug when selecting group of zones, configured touch events would copy over to all zones or clear from all zones
  • Bug Fix: Fixed where conditional play on sub items (global playlists) caused logic to fail and would just repeat the one item
  • Bug Fix: Fixed where no matching conditional play rules on sub items in a zone playlist of multiple global playlists would break the main playlist
  • New: Dynamic Data Ten Kites source [BETA] added
UX/UI Improvements, User Provisioning with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and Bug fixes 2022-04-05 08:12:47
Plugins
Software
UI

UX/UI Improvements, User Provisioning with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and Bug fixes

  • New: Microsoft Azure Active Directory User Provisioning approved and verified by Microsoft. When configured, Azure AD automatically provisions and de-provisions users and groups to
  • Improved: Dynamic Data – Removed the max width on the dynamic data fields in builder so it’s inline with the preview
  • Bug Fix: Map pins – fixed when clicking on map pin to now show correct device information
  • Improved: Move to folder renamed to ‘Create/Move to folder’ to be more descriptive of function
  • Improved: Device Conditional Play renamed to ‘Media Tag Rules’ to be more descriptive of function
  • Improved: Device edit page – Channel selection now done with instant search selection tool
  • Improved: Device edit page – License key selection now done with instant search selection tool
  • Improved: Device interactions UI – improved to show action and target device information at top level removing the need to click into each element to see configuration
  • Bug fix: External Communications fixes for channel refresh not taking down plugin data
Various Bug Fixes 2022-03-10 14:49:16
Plugins
Software
UI

Various Bug Fixes

  • Bug fix: Fix for updated JavaScript code causing issues on legacy devices
  • Bug fix: Fixed issue where randomised playlists would play only once and stop
  • Bug fix: Fixed Dynamic Media Items to work with the Channel Sync feature
  • Bug fix: Fixes to Ext Comms plugin for enable/disable receiver in layout builder
  • Bug fix: Fixed Power BI widget occasionally emptying dashboards and reports list
Updates: LG webOS for Signage v1.0.7 app and Samsung Tizen Smart Signage Platform v1.1.2 app 2022-03-09 12:07:36
LG
SSSP
Tizen

LG webOS for Signage – app v1.0.7 update

  • Brings support for webOS 6.0 (signage)
  • Updates to the internal libraries

Samsung Smart Signage Platform Tizen – app v1.1.2 update

  • Brings USB storage update to allow the usage of external storage devices
  • Updated branding
  • Support for OH55F-V
Major Update: External Communications Plugin and other updates 2022-02-16 14:39:15
BrightSign
Mac
Plugins
Software
UI
Windows

Major Update: External Communications Plugin and other updates

  • Major Update: External Communications Plugin to support send + receive RS232, UDP and TCP comms on Windows, macOS and BrightSign. GPIO support for BrightSign. Keyboard input support for most device platforms.
  • Major Update: External Communications Plugin – Support for Nexmosphere suite of sensors (light, temperature, humidity, colour, touch, air gesture, air button, presence, proximity, motion, RFID, wireless, RGBW LED, LightMark LED, Wave LED)
  • Major Update: External Communications Plugin – New Global Ext Comms actions panel to configure listen/receive commands in layout builder
  • Major Update: External Communications Plugin – New Send Ext Comms commands via actions (trigger / touch etc) in layout builder
  • Major Update: External Communications Plugin – New function to configure ‘enable/disable’ commands for any Ext Comm element in layout builder
  • Updated: Added option to show labels in Dynamic Data
  • Updated: Dynamic Data builder query by device detail full date +/-7days
  • Updated: Power BI widget efficiency improvements
General Updates and Bug Fixes 2022-02-07 14:35:04

General Updates and Bug Fixes

  • Updated: Updated dynamic data to ignore rows where no column data is found
  • Updated: Samsung QB firmware 2340.5 and PHF Firmware to 2140.1 can be pushed via CMS
  • Updated: Dynamic Data builder query by device detail full date +/-7days
  • Bug Fix: Power BI widget update data to look for correct service name
  • Bug fix: Dynamic Data seamless update and date checks to not overwrite slideshow data
  • Bug fix: Notification issue where some devices were sending time string with double timezones breaking API
New: Device Information Widget plus Improvements and Bug Fixes 2022-01-20 14:23:05
Plugins
UI
Widgets

New: Device Information Widget plus Improvements and Bug Fixes

  • Bug fix: Added check for fields on weather widget that would break templates when being imported
  • Improved: Updated alerts process to ensure oldest alert runs first if tasks get delayed
  • Updated: Dynamic Data update for non-tabular Webpages with ability to add headers and the related selector
  • New: Launched Device Information widget. This widget can be used to show device information in a layout which you can customise the font styling. Information that can be displayed includes device name, license number / type, IP address, connection status, boot time and much more. This widget is available upon request, if you would like to have it added to your account, please contact us.
Bug Fix: Analytics interaction sessions data 2021-12-20 14:20:48
Software
UI

Bug Fix: Analytics

  • Fixed analytics interaction session not showing data
New: Boot Time information, distribute Original Video and Bug Fixes 2021-12-17 14:17:01
Software
UI

Boot Time information, distribute Original Video and Bug Fixes

  • Added ‘Boot Time’ information to device edit page to show when embed was last launched on a device
  • Added the ability to select ‘original media’ to distribute the original uploaded video file rather than the transcoded version
  • Bug fix: Fixed actions/events not calling when zone hasn’t loaded for the first time yet
General updates and bug fixes 2021-12-08 14:14:35
Software
UI

General update and bug fixes

  • Reset text scroller items when ended
  • Fixed countdown timer on dates only counting down from the time the layout loaded
  • Added ‘View Security’ option to custom role configurations
Updated: Show Reports and Dashboards from Power BI My Workspace 2021-11-24 14:50:23
Widgets

Power BI Update

  • It is now possible to show Reports or Dashboard from the ‘My Workspace’ area on Power BI via embed/embedtext].
Updated: Device refresh period, Channel + UI Speed 2021-11-24 14:12:25
Software
UI

UI and Device update

  • UI speed improvements
  • Channel speed improvements
  • Updated device refresh period to 2 minutes
User / Security Updates: Two Factor Authentication (2FA), Single Sign-On (SSO), User Provisioning & Account Pccess 2021-11-04 13:29:24
Software

User / Security Updates

  • Two Factor Authentication (2FA) login now available with either email or Authenticator Mobile application. Read the guide
  • Single Sign-On (SSO) now supported for third party IdP login including Microsoft Azure and Okta. Read the guides
  • User Provisioning now supported with Okta. Read the guide
  • New option for Admin users to allow or deny Reseller’s access to their account
New: Geo-fencing Conditional Play and Dynamic Data options 2021-10-05 09:33:34
Plugins
Software

Geo-fencing Conditional Play

Dynamic Data Options

  • Added Google Sheets as a source. Read more about using this feature on our support site.
  • Get data from multiple sheets and merge into one dynamic data item. We recommend that data be a similar format to work nicely.
  • Conditional formatting options added for ‘Sheet name contains’ and ‘Source name contains’.
  • Query by device time as well as date
  • Added options for device time -/+15min,30min,1hour,1day
Android v4.0.3 app released 2021-09-06 11:53:40
Android

Android 4.0.3 app

  • Bug fix: Fixed where Android UI goes over the top of the app preventing touch
New & Improved: UI Tags, Channel Search, Device Conditional Play & Weather Widget 2021-08-16 10:19:47
Software
UI
Widgets

UI Tags and Channel Search

  • New: Added option to search for devices in a Channel by UI tags
  • Improved: Ability to click to expand to see all UI tags added to an element
  • Improved: Ability to see UI tags for any element within the relevant page (i.e. device edit page, layout configuration page etc)

Device Conditional Play

  • New: Added option to Enable, Disable, Add, Overwrite and Edit device conditional play tags and rules for multiple devices with a top level bulk editing option on the devices page
  • New: Added options to filter devices by conditional play tags and rules in devices page

Weather Widget

  • New: Added option to show City location name as a field in the custom design option of the weather widget
New: Analogue Clocks 2021-06-17 06:42:27
Widgets

Time Widget – Introduction of Analogue Clocks

  • Added option to show time as an Analogue Clock
  • Choose from 5 scalable presets
  • Option to make your own custom Analogue Clock by uploading images for the clock face, hour, minute and second hands
Microsoft Power BI Improvements 2021-06-09 15:40:08
Widgets

Microsoft Power BI Improvements

  • Added option to show/hide the filters and page tabs
  • Added option to specify data refresh period
Improvements to Large Uploader (media) 2021-05-19 15:28:57
Software

Uploading media files via Large Uploader

  • Files with special characters are renamed on upload to prevent special characters causing upload errors
  • Updated process so time consuming processes now run in the background
  • Fixed issue where processing files would sometimes timeout with files over ~500mb
Display Seenspire content feeds via embed playlists 2021-05-18 12:44:46
Software

Seenspire content feeds

  • Easily display any Seenspire content feed via playlists in

Read: How to display Seenspire content feeds in

macOS app update v4.2.1 2021-03-30 09:16:09
Mac

macOS v4.2.1

  • Fixed bug where MacBook’s with touch bar would not generate unique ID
Microsoft Power BI Secure Integration 2021-02-25 12:37:14
Software
Widgets

Microsoft Power BI Secure Integration

  • Securely link a Microsoft Power BI account with to show Reports or Dashboards from Workspaces

Read: How to display a Microsoft Power BI Dashboard or Report with

Windows and macOS App Update – v4.2.0 2021-02-18 21:56:28
Desktop
Mac
Software
Windows

Windows and macOS v4.2.0

  • Updated internal libraries for better media codec support, security and performance
  • Quit and settings panel can now be accessed via Ctrl+Q(windows) or Cmd+Q(mac)
  • Quit and settings panel can now be called when a website is in full screen and keyboard events are being captured by it
  • Playback performance improvement
  • MP4 multiple videos issue resolved
  • Fixed issue where downloads on very slow network connection would fail and download corrupt content
  • Added the ability to Reset the app password to default via CMS
  • Troubleshooter improvements
  • Added capture OS keyboard events in Kiosk settings to prevent unauthorised quitting of the embed application. Any unauthorised event will call up the embed signage quit window

macOS v4.2.0 only

  • Support for M1 Mac’s

Windows v4.2.0 only

  • Added an Advanced Kiosk option for enhanced device security (no desktop, auto boot app, restricted keyboard commands and disabled CTRL+ALT+DEL – requires Administrator Permission)
  • Ability to reboot the device via the app settings panel
  • Ability to start task manager via settings panel (this will quit the app. Function disabled when in Advanced Kiosk mode)
  • Ability to activate Kiosk mode and Kiosk Advanced via the installer

To update a device to the v4.2.0 app, please push the update via the embed signage CMS.

If you want to a fresh install, please download the install files from our downloads page.

Added CMS Feature

  • Added ability to update application on multiple devices via Devices page
BrightSign v1.1.4 app update 2021-02-12 16:55:18
BrightSign

BrightSign v1.1.4 app

  • Minor updates for Power BI integration
  • Fixed application update error
  • Tweaks to native video player for 4K portrait video
  • Added improvements for memory usage
Android App Update v4.0.2 2020-07-29 16:04:11
Android

Android app update v4.0.2

  • Added native video playback (limitations for native playback are videos/streams in one zone only)
  • New setting in device edit page for video player: native | default (html player)
  • New setting in default settings for video player: native | default (same as above but only applies when device is registered, to update existing devices go to the device edit page)
  • IPTV via UDP or HLS streams now supported
  • Update to internal libraries
  • LED edge-light support for All See POS15HD7 and POS10HD7 displays (can be red, green, blue or disabled)
  • ARM64, ARMv7, ARMeabi X86 and X86_64 app versions.
  • Updated app branding
  • If you’re side loading the embed apk, please check the support article to find which app version is right for your device
  • Download the 4.0.2 apk(s) from the downloads page.
8K Video, MP4 switch and BrightSign App Update v1.1.2 2020-07-14 13:46:21
BrightSign
Desktop
Software

8K video resolutions

  • Added transcode for videos up to 8K resolution so users can upload videos up to 8K resolution

MP4 switch

  • Windows and macOS devices on application version 4.1.3+ will now use mp4 video format instead of webm, please publish channels to update
  • Switching to mp4 formats for Windows and macOS v4.1.3+ apps allows those devices to playback video content up to 8K resolution

BrightSign app update v1.1.2

  • Added native video playback
  • 4k portrait video now supported with native playback enabled
  • IPTV via UDP or HLS streams now supported with native playback enabled
  • New setting in device edit page for video player: native | default (html player)
  • New setting in default settings for video player: native | default (same as above but only applies when device is registered, to update existing devices go to the device edit page)
  • New setting in playlist editors for “Video placement”. Due to restrictions on the platform, native video playback can only be placed either on top of content or behind content
  • New setting in default settings for “Video placement”. (same as above but only applies to new playlist items or dynamic media. To update existing playlist items, edit the item in the playlist editor)
  • Channels require publishing when the device video player is changed
  • Updated app branding
LG App Update v1.0.4 2020-06-16 15:37:05
LG

LG App Update v1.0.4

  • Updated embed app branding
  • Updated LG API to latest
  • Improved file system to fix external storage issue where in some cases the content would re-download
Analytics Feature, New Apps and various Bug Fixes 2020-02-18 16:34:41
BrightSign
ChromeOS
Desktop
LG
ONELAN
Software
Tizen

Analytics Feature

  • Monitor device connections, content playback and touch interactions – discover more here

App Updates

ONELAN v1.2

  • Connection interval will be show the device online as per other platforms
  • Analytics updated to latest version

Windows and Mac – v4.1.3

  • Added analytics feature support
  • Fixed RS232 bug where RS232 connections couldn’t be established
  • Fixed playback bug that would cause memory to build up after channel publish

Tizen – v1.1.1

  • Added support for SBB devices
  • Added analytics feature support

LG – v1.0.3

  • Added analytics feature support

ChromeOS – v1.1.5

  • Changed quit menu to 3 finger hold instead of 2 finger hold
  • Added analytics feature support

BrightSign – v1.1.1

  • Added analytics feature support
  • Improvements to CMS connection
Windows & Mac app v4.1.2 released – Bug Fixes 2019-09-09 07:54:58
Desktop
Mac
Windows

Bug fixes

  • v4.1.2 – Fixed issue where videos intermittently would not play.
  • v4.1.2 – Fixed issue where default password could not be updated.

Read how to update to v4.1.0 app

New: BrightSign Player Support – app version 1.1.0 available now 2019-07-22 07:40:00
BrightSign

New

  • v1.1.0 BrightSign app – HO, LS, HD, XD, XT 3 & 4 series models supported
  • v1.1.0 BrightSign app – HDMI Source input supported on XT models
  • v1.1.0 BrightSign app – External Communications Plugin supported for RS232/Serial peripheral connectivity
  • v1.1.0 BrightSign app – Touch supported
  • v1.1.0 BrightSign app – 4K content supported on XD and XT models
  • v1.1.0 BrightSign app – Change orientation via dashboard
  • v1.1.0 BrightSign app – Set reboot schedule via dashboard (daily / weekly)
  • v1.1.0 BrightSign app – Get screenshot, IP details, time / date info and reboot device via dashboard
  • v1.1.0 BrightSign app – Push firmware and app updates via dashboard

Read how to set up a BrightSign Player here

App Update: v4.1.1 Windows and Mac now available 2019-07-11 09:24:39
Mac
Windows

Bug fixes

  • v4.1.1 app – Fixed troubleshooter not restarting app
  • v4.1.1 app – Fixed some content types not playing properly
  • v4.1.1 app – Fixed device controller screenshot showing blank

Read how to update to v4.1.1 app

Dynamic Data Plugin Update 2019-05-15 09:33:47
Plugins

New

  • Ability to use webpage tabular data
  • FTP locations for JSON & XML data
  • Ability to edit / input pixel values for dimension and position of fields
  • Column ordering (horizontal or vertical)
  • Autoresizing of rows / text for overflowing text
  • Slideshow auto resizing
  • Scrolling text fields

Improved

  • Updated layout builder UI to make designing data easier

If you require assistance with any of the updates, then please visit the link below to view our Dynamic Data support articles.

Support articles

New Windows & Mac App v4.1.0 and RS232 Plugin Update 2019-05-08 08:30:20
Mac
Plugins
Software
Windows

New

  • v4.1.0 app – Core application updates include many performance & security improvements
  • v4.1.0 app – Removed IPTV support
  • RS232 Plugin – Being renamed to ‘External Communications Plugin’
  • RS232 Plugin / Ext Comms Plugin – Support for TCP connections (for example sending Brightness control commands via TCP)

Improved

  • v4.1.0 app – Serial ports now show more information about the serial device connected

Bug fixes

  • v4.1.0 app – OSD now shows in kiosk & normal desktop mode
  • v4.1.0 app – Downloading of channels no longer causes grey screens
  • v4.1.0 app – Resizing of windows without restarting application
  • v4.1.0 app – Multi screen setup – on reboot in kiosk mode the modal now only shown on main monitor
  • v4.1.0 app – Multi screen setup – first screen is now selected as main monitor

Read how to update to v4.1.0 app

Conditional play improvement for pages 2019-04-11 09:48:33
Software

Improved

  • Conditional play – on start up, if no page matches conditions, conditional play will retry every 30 seconds until a page is found
IPTV Widget: Subtitles supported for ONELAN devices 2019-04-01 12:50:43
ONELAN
Widgets

Improved

  • IPTV widget – Subtitles now supported for ONELAN devices
Global Playlist Improvement & Bug Fix 2019-02-20 11:06:53
Software

Improved

  • Global Playlist – an option has been added for users to choose a background colour when designing / building global playlists. Ideal for editing text (contrast background to text colour)

Bug Fix

  • Global Playlist – scrolling text item with scroll now scrolls when global playlist item added to layout
Weather – Migration to AccuWeather 2019-02-15 10:59:02
Widgets

Improved

  • Weather – API migrated to AccuWeather for general reliability improvements
Send Commands Added to RS232 Plugin for Windows and Mac Devices 2019-02-13 10:56:34
Mac
Plugins
Windows

New

  • RS232 – ability to add ‘send’ commands via layout builder for Windows and Mac OS devices. Ideal for screen control such as brightness adjustment or standby modes
SSSP v6, Alerts / Notifications, Room Booking & Dynamic Data, Smarter Calculations for Days + Loads More 2018-12-05 08:09:15
ONELAN
Plugins
Software
SSSP
Tizen
UI

New

  • Alerts / Notifications – users can now configure device offline notifications to get email alerts when a device goes offline after xxxx period. The user can also configure a time when the alert is active to ensure they do not received notifications for periods when the device is scheduled to be shutdown / switched off
  • Alerts / Notifications – users can now configure alerts for Dynamic Data failed imports (for failed fetches for FTP, XML, JSON)
  • Default layout and channel available for all new accounts
  • Room Booking Plugin – conditional play options in layout builder for pages, zones, playlist items to play based on ‘meeting in progress’ or ‘no meeting’ status’
  • Room Booking Plugin – a new ‘meeting only’ template available in customise section
  • SSSP v6 – Support for Samsung Smart Signage Platform 6.0 with app v1.0.7. Models QMN 43″, 49″, 55″, 65″, 75″ and QBN 43″, 49″, 55″, 65″, 75″

Improved

  • ONELAN v11.1+ firmware – hardware acceleration
  • Device refresh rate – now fixed to 60 seconds for all accounts
  • Layout builder – Layouts with multiple resolutions now load in the layout builder showing the first layout resolution of a registered device
  • Layout builder – icons added for global zone, visibility and locked zones in the main zones sidebar
  • Conditional play – pages and playlist items with conditional play added no longer need timeouts to switch
  • Conditional play – smarter calculations for ‘time’ over days where users can now set a timing to run overnight, rather than adding two times up to and after midnight
  • Device Conditional play – devices only download media valid to play
  • Channel – smarter calculations over days where users can now set a schedule to run overnight, rather than adding two schedules up to and after midnight
  • Channel – option added to set a schedule for ‘all day’ rather than having to specify times
  • Dynamic Data Plugin – ability to add custom headers for JSON import, single & sub object processing (can now use JSON feeds with API keys)
v1.0.1 LG WebOS app released with 2.0 and 4.0 support plus Bug fixes 2018-11-20 16:27:27
LG
Software
UI

New

  • v1.0.1 LG WebOS for Signage App – includes support for both 2.0 devices and 4.0 devices
  • v1.0.1 LG WebOS for Signage App – ability to set multiple on / off timers via Device Edit page

Bug Fixes

  • v1.0.1 LG WebOS for Signage App – improved loading of application (where device would remain on Checking Device status)
  • Conditional Play – Connection Status set on zone to only show when online prevented page content from loading – fixed
  • Typo – small spelling mistake on licensing notification option fixed in UI
Improved Dashboard and Reseller Area, Bug Fixes and other improvements 2018-10-25 07:33:34
Software
UI

New

  • Device conditional play info now shows on main devices page
  • Resellers can now switch to any client account from the side menu

Improved

  • Dashboard – updated dashboard including lots of new useful information including: quick checklist for new users, licenses overview, devices overview, all player application / configuration links, help and support links, release notes, latest news and social links
  • Reseller area now includes search functionality, pagination and further options for reseller to add contact details for support and licensing
  • Content playback – audio and video now move on to next item if they error rather than stopping
  • Removed Chrome browser autofill function for embed signage UI
  • Touch interactions when added to zones are automatically saved rather than requiring a manually save

Bug Fixes

  • User within a user group can no longer see folders in the Global Playlist section that have different tags
  • Conditional play copying to next selected zone now fixed
  • Reseller adds custom logout url and clients would not be routed correctly to the specified logout url now fixed
New ChromeOS App v1.1.4 and New Push Animations 2018-09-05 14:08:01
ChromeOS
Software

New

  • Push Animations – available for pages, zones and playlist items. Set transition of item to push left, push right, push up or push down

Bug Fix

  • ChromeOS app updated to 1.1.4 – bug where device stuck in connection lost state fixed
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?

If you are updating from either Windows 4.0.1 or 4.0.2 applications, please follow the steps outlined in our support page:

Update Guide

Previous Release Notes 2018-02-13 11:36:13

For all previous release notes and software updates, please see here.

All future release notes will be added to this page.

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