2020-09-15: Livestreams

  • Added capablities to stream with higher frame rates (e.g. 50/60 fps). For renditions less then the quality level 720p the smaller resolutions gets scaled to 25/30 fps.
  • Added EXT-X-STREAM-INF:FRAME-RATE attribute to our Master playlists.
  • Removed Failoverstitching option for moving forward to redundant transcoding, manifests and chunklists.

2020-09-15: Player

2020-09-02: Service release

  • Bug in API Endpoint PUT /api/v2/channels/{ChannelId}/picture fixed
  • You can now set UseEncoding to false when uploading files via API to disable encoding for individual files
  • Metadata[OriginalFileName] is now updated if you replace a file via API

2020-09-01: Service release

  • Added function to analyse account usage by projects under "Packages&Usage"
  • Several bug fixes and improvements on our analytics module
  • Removed AI-functions from Encoding-API
  • Added Video AI subtitle function for generating subtitles automatically

2020-07-13: Player

2020-07-09: Player

2020-07-09: Player

2020-07-08: Player

2020-07-08: REST API

  • Added ChannelRecorder API

2020-07-07: CDN and webservices

  • Rolled out TLS1.3 Support

2020-06-15: Player

2020-06-15: Livestreams

  • Bugfix: Boardpicture not visible in player v5

2020-06-15: Files

2020-04-27: Livestreams

  • New livestream system and ingests deployed
  • Live to VoD transmuxing option added

2020-03-03: Livestreams

  • When using DVR, the livestreams are getting now appended to the existing playlist instead of clearing the existing dvr.
  • Improvements regarding SRT

2020-03-03: Files

  • Added new encoding renditions
  • OPUS Container format now allowed for uploading
  • Added encoding progress to API
  • Added ability to add custom metadata fields

2020-03-03: Player Configuration

  • Added option to disable tracking and cookies

2019-11-21: Alerts

  • Webhook URI can now secured by auth basic. The Webhook URI must be specified in the form: https://username:password@www.webhook.url. The SDN parse these and send username:password as Authorization header.

2019-11-21: Core

  • Enabled gzip on hls chunklists using ingestv2 livestreams
  • Fixed an issue with livestream alerts
  • Fixed CSS issue on Mac/Safari using player v4
  • Changed cookie policies https://web.dev/samesite-cookie-recipes/
  • Added mp4 audio format to the encoder settings
  • Fixed an video on demand issue during the re-packaging of subtitles to hls

2019-10-19: Player

2019-10-19: SDN

  • API: Added Timeshift2VoD by DateTime API Doc
  • Support: Added the ability to reopen tickets; Inactive will be closed after a while now
  • Added GUID to MRSS feeds (Media share)
  • Added live thumbnails for livestreams

2019-04-01: SDN

  • New: add Attachment to Support Ticket Answers

2019-03-29: SDN

  • We have extended the Media RSS Feed from the Media Share module. There are now the new tags <keywords>, <media:title>, <media:description>, <media:keywords> with the information stored under metadata of the files.
  • Playlists can now be retrieved as Media RSS Feed. The corresponding URL can be found under "Playlists" -> "Player Code" in the tab "Media RSS Feed".
  • Playlists can now also be retrieved via API.

2019-03-27: SDN

  • New: add Attachment to new Support Ticket
  • New: if you add Files to Playlist you can choose to add first or at the end

2019-03-04: Wordpress-Plugin

2019-02-27: SDN

  • Improved Timeline Thumbnail creation
  • Improved Replace / Copy / Move File function
  • New: copy File in same Project
  • New: show "User Name" and "Customer No" in Account menu

2019-02-08: Player

  • Subtitles: Improved UI
  • Code clean up
  • Now using HtmlVideoElement[poster] instead of own logic

2019-02-07: Player

  • Safari: Fixes issue with thumbnails on the timeline, loading in a loop.

2018-12-06: Player

  • Improvements: In DVR mode (Timeshift), the player now regonizes when the stream is offline. The playback starts now at the beginning of the DVR and changes the time-presentation from Live -hh:mm:ss to hh:mm:ss/hh:mm:ss.

2018-11-20: Player

  • Bugfix: Stream not playing using livestream with ingest platform v2

2018-11-14: Player (v4.1.2)

New Features

  • Ad Stitching: Video starts instantly after video ads (excluding iOS devices)

Improvements & Bugfixes

  • Improved audioTrack handling
  • Improved live latency
  • Improved playback startup time
  • Fixed: player displayed "livestream offline" in DVR mode
  • Fixed: player turned back to live when using DVR
  • Code-cleanup

2018-10-09: Player

  • Bugfix Call-To-Action form credentials (cors)
  • Added method getStreamType()

2018-09-14: Player

  • Enabled to display Ads on mobile whiles using autoplay and mutedautoplay for mobile
  • Added custom GA function parameter

2018-08-07: Player

  • Bugfix video looping if autoplay enabled and ads disabled

2018-07-27: Player (v4.1.1)

  • Added events: subtitleChange, audioChange
  • Added methods: getAudioTracks, setAudioTrack
  • Code clean up
  • Cast Support: Removed google's media library from code-base; Added subtitle and alternative audio support

2018-07-20: Player

  • Improved handling on manifest load timeouts

2018-07-18: Player

  • Sticky feature improvement
  • Fixed thumbnail aspect ratio on IE11

2018-07-11: Player

  • Settings menu UI improvement for mobile
  • Improved handling for streams with alternative audio on ios and safari

2018-07-09: Player (v4.1.0)

  • getLiveDelayInSeconds() added for live streams
  • locale config param added

2018-06-20: Player

  • Added new audio player UI including visualizer
  • Code clean up

2018-06-18: Player

  • Added view port and env to debug info
  • Hide cast button while playing ads
  • Hide volume slider after muting/unmuting on mobile
  • Hide ads countdown when remaining time is not available by api
  • Improved ready callback
  • Added poster frame preload before displaying

2018-06-15: Player

  • Fixed unrecognized jscallback Parameter (audio on-demand)
  • Added custom SkipButton UI for Google IMA

2018-06-14: Player: Player

  • Fixed player-ui issues on IE 10
  • Code clean up
  • Fixed player-ui issue regarding buffering spinner after postroll
  • Fixed missing ready call for audio streams