New Features

  • Dual Stream Plugin
    • New plugin for playback of dual stream content
    • Allows switching between layouts during playback
  • Content Security
    • Adds control of content security options for libraries and playlists
    • Added password and user restrictions for content and playlists
    • Option to "OR" multiple restrictions
    • Security menu options to control content security at System, Institution, Organization and Library levels
  • Localization support
    • Addition of date/time formatting and language user preferences
    • Addition of Spanish (Mexican) translations for portal and plugin
  • Watch to Ingest Migration Utility
    • New utility for migration of watch directory workflows to ingest directory workflows
    • Supports migration of multiple workflows at Library, Organization and/or Institution levels
  • Addition of "Auto-Publish" to Library Playlist
    • Simplifies setup and publishing of content to a Library playlist
  • CAS/Shibboleth Identity Providers group support
    • Adds management of Groups for CAS and Shibboleth Identity Providers
    • Allows login restriction by defined Groups

Improvements and Fixes

  • Upgrade to .NET Framework 4.6.2
  • Addition of "Popular" content section to Portal
  • Consolidation of Ensemble Video services
    • All legacy Service jobs have been migrated to quartz-based Service V2
    • Replaced legacy Service w/ Service V2
    • Processing improvements to increase stability
    • Support for load-balancing
  • JW Player version upgrade to 7.10.7
  • Ensemble Studio
    • Support for dual stream content
    • Addition of High and Low transcoding profiles
  • CAS/Shibboleth Identity Providers
    • Fixed CAS role attribute handling to support list of roles
    • Added user-friendly error pages
  • Ingest Directory
    • Added support for shadow files
    • Fixes for logging and performance
  • LMS/CMS integrations
    • Support for search string, category and result count in Playlist embed options
    • Support for LTI Content-Item Message
  • Fix for Caption Search in IE 11/Edge
  • Removal of Flowplayer support
  • Fix to remove bad line breaks in newly uploaded DFXP/TTML caption files



Hotfix 1

  • Fix for Studio recordings deletion
  • Fix for Trim

Hotfix 2

  • Fix for Thumbnail on demand generation
  • Fix for permalink loading

Hotfix 3

  • Fix for embed 'Captions On By Default' option

Hotfix 4

  • Fix for Playlist preview when there are restrictions set on playlist
  • Fix for content status update
  • Fix for Playlist permalink web address restriction

Hotfix 5

  • Fix for Studio license validation

Hotfix 6

  • Fix for failure to persist modified user settings
  • Fix for portal login not respecting user's "Landing Page" preference
  • Fixed rendering of responsive content url in non-responsive playlist embed
  • Fix to properly display branded logo in Dropbox when authenticated
  • Fixed restriction validation handling in API for Portal channels and content download
  • Web/app/web.config fix for disabled i18n module due to static compression of resource files (update needs to be applied manually)

Hotfix 7

  • Fix for Ensemble Studio device validation when using special characters
  • Fix for Ensemble Studio device IP address trim
  • Fix in Service config for processing of Ingest Directory shadow files (needs to be manually applied)

Hotfix 8

  • Fix for web address restrictions for individual content item permalink
  • Fix for portal categories page if user is logged as LDAP user (not auto-provisioned)
  • Improved processing of Ingest Directory shadow files

Hotfix 9

  • Fix for Editor role - delete operation shouldn't be supported
  • UI improvement for new security
  • Fix for MAC issues related to DateTime formats

Hofix 10

  • Additional UI improvement for new security
  • Fix for LCS publishing
  • Fix for RTSP pull live recording

Hotfix 11

  • Performance fixes to reduce Session locking
  • Automatic Captions update to remove upstream media after job completion
  • Updated DotNetCasClient library version with fix for potential redirect loop
  • Fixed url handling regression in AST job submissions
  • Portal Load Improvement

Hotfix 12

  • Fix for issues causing intermittent playback failure in plugin
  • Fix for Live Stream player 404 issue in case when Live Stream is not active
  • Fix for dual content fixed iframe embed thumbnail sizeFix for dual content fixed iframe embed thumbnail size

Hotfix 13

  • Fix for displaying portal comment section for not provisioned users
  • Fix for tracking playback for not provisioned users and displaying full name for User Viewing Details report
  • Fix for timeout when attempting to bulk caption

Hotfix 14

  • Update for Security restrictions

Hotfix 15

  • Fix for reporting performance issue potentially causing sql timeouts
  • Fix for Shibboleth regression in hotfix 13 requiring all mapped attributes to be sent during authentication
  • Fix for live stream upload when agent or credits are present on live stream item

Hotfix 16

  • Fix for Upload Handler performance related to issue with mPlayer data folder filling up

Hotfix 17

  • Fix for Dual content audio sync issue
  • Fix for Dual recording processing when stream interruption occurs
  • Fix to handle filenames with illegal characters during upload

Hotfix 18

  • Minor fix for Studio volume handling when switching between single view and PIP

Hotfix 19

  • Fix for security vulnerability.
  • Fix for Studio recurrent recordings (start processing)
  • Fix for Dual Content recording (sql deadlock on streaming API)
  • Fix for Daylight Saving Time conversion to UTC (Studio, Dropbox, Content)
  • Player upgrade to 7.12.3 (fix for captions in Firefox and Safari)

Hotfix 20

  • Fix for Dual Content initial volume mute setup

Hotfix 21

  • Fix for creating organizations if Live Stream/Live Capture/Ensemble Studio workflows doesn’t exist anymore on the institution level
  • Fix for deleting organizations if they are created with errors caused by missing Live Stream/Live Capture/Ensemble Studio workflows on institution level
  • Fix for displaying reporting data caused by time zone in combination with Date Range picker

Hotfix 22

  • Fix for reports exporting using the latest Mozilla Firefox
  • Fix for reports content duration

Hotfix 23

  • Fix for regression in content copy.

Hotfix 24

  • Fix for Live Streaming reporting

Hotfix 25

  • Fix for Dual Streaming (SQL deadlock issue)

Hotfix 26

  • Fix for security vulnerability
  • RTMP streaming forced for audio on IE browsers
  • Studio fixes for Dual content processing
  • Studio fix for Monthly, Weekly and Bi-Weekly schedule recurrence
  • Studio fix for Daylight Saving Time adjustment that is affecting schedule recurrent recordings
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