SoC Players 2.0.0 – webOS, SSP, Chrome OS

New Features

  • Add support for video reuse/restart;
  • Gapless playback support (webOS 2 and SSSP 2/3 are not supported).

 

Fixes

  • Fix "keep original" image aspect ratio;
  • Fix statistics data collection retry mechanics;
  • Improved reliability on instantiating and removing media on screen
  • Chrome OS Fix media error notifications;
  • Chrome OS Notify AV playback error during play instead of prepare;
  • webOS Simplify AV IN playback and skip SCAP to avoid memory leak

 

Known Issues

  • Chrome OS External storage is not supported
  • Chrome OS Remote view is not supported
  • SSSP Portrait HDMI IN playback only works after playing at least one video
  • SSSP Video is always rendered below the HTML layer, which means the video will not be displayed if a fullscreen image is added to any of the timelines
  • SSSP4 Portrait HDMI IN playback not working
  • webOS HDMI IN is not supported in Portrait mode
  • webOS Remote view is supported in Portrait mode, however, videos are not rotated properly when taking the screenshots, meaning they'll appear rotated
  • webOS Flicker occurs during gapless on webOS 3.2 devices using firmware 04.02.20 (or older)
  • webOS Gapless playback hiccups on webOS 3 devices using firmware 04.32.63 (or older)

Attention: This release is only available for Chrome OS and webOS 2+

Android 9.2.0

  • Fix broken Geniatech HDMI-in playback
  • Prevent player from freezing when an audio streaming is offline
  • Ensure player detects build model MBR-1100 properly
  • Stop playing campaigns and show error message if edge server can't authenticate the client
  • Reduce minimum storage space to 100MB

webOS, SSSP, ChromeOS, BrightSign 1.1.1

Fixes

  • Fix views cleanup logic when changing campaigns
  • Limit the amount of stored events if player is offline to prevent storage starvation
  • Handle quota exceeded and other possible storage errors

Known issues

  • Chrome OS External storage is not supported
  • Chrome OS Remote view is not supported
  • SSSP Portrait HDMI IN playback only works after playing at least one video
  • SSSP Video is always rendered below the HTML layer, which means the video will not be displayed if a fullscreen image is added to any of the timelines
  • SSSP4 Portrait HDMI IN playback not working
  • webOS HDMI IN is not supported in Portrait mode
  • webOS Remote view is supported in Portrait mode, however, videos are not rotated properly when taking the screenshots, meaning they'll appear rotated

Attention: This release does not support SSSP4 and 5.

Windows 7.3.0

  • Fix --geometry switch (ignored if fullscreen or extended fullscreen)
  • Add option to re-apply screen settings on screen geometry change (only valid if fullscreen or extended)
  • Fix downloader requesting unsatisfiable download range
  • Language and translation improvements
  • Fix not saving state on context menu quit
  • Fix playback state not being saved with correct format
  • Add WebPlayer improvements
  • Report current player settings and screen geometry

Android 9.1.0

  • Optimized campaign transitions by doing a better asset reuse when same region is instantiated on the next campaign
  • Added BXP-301 QBIC HDMI-in support
  • Fixed “exit” popup (affecting specific devices)
  • Fixed issue impacting playlist playback containing time restriction on last item
  • Fixed issue that would change authentication screen token position
  • Fixed issue as some players were not reporting correct uptime
  • Fixe Welcome loop campaign (Impacting only specific devices)
  • Removed exit key filtering to avoid conflict with specific devices