Addons: Content models packs for PlugnCast G3

RELEASE NOTE

IMPORTANT These content models packs could embed some content models supporting HTML5 form supported by PlugnCast version 3.10.46 (or above). The advantage of using content models supporting HTML5 forms allows to edit forms with any Web browser having no Flash plugin activated

2019-08-02 Content models packs

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for new model: Weather - horizontal banner
  • Add support for model form HTML for
    • News feeds 16-9
    • News feeds horizontal banner
    • Education - Exams
    • Education - Information
    • Education - Teachers Absence
    • Traffic News Sytadin
  • Add support for Spanish language
    • Education - Exams
    • Education - Information
    • Education - Teachers Absence
  • Change: Agenda
    • Add support for logo and background
    • Add support for new date format
    • Change: Agenda rendering and form indentation
    • Fix:
      • transparency was not supported properly
      • some agenda information could miss sometimes when the interline is activated
      • the slide down could not working properly
      • could stop looping after a while
      • some characters could not be displayed properly
      • german translations
  • Fix: MeetingRoom - Mono was not working with Gekkota 4
MAFF MODELS WITH DESIGN COMPATIBILITY
Model name Category Version gekkota-4 gekkota-3 lg_webos-3 lg_webos-4 sssp-4 sssp-5 sssp-6
Agenda General 1.10.26 yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
News feeds 16-9 General 1.20.10 yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
News feeds horizontal banner General 1.20.10 yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Information bloc General 1.10.12 yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
NoVNC General 1.10.13 yes yes no no no no no
Scrolling text from file General 1.20.12 yes yes yes (2) yes(2) yes (2)(3) yes (2) yes (2)
Slideshow - Image and text General 1.10.12 yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Text area from file General 1.10.15 yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Weather - horizontal banner General 1.20.10 yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Education - Exams Education 1.20.10 yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Education - Information Education 1.20.10 yes yes yes yes no yes yes
Education - Teachers Absence Education 1.20.10 yes yes yes yes no yes yes
ESII vertical banner Signage 1.10.15 yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
MeetingRoom - Mono - Landscape Signage 1.10.46 yes yes (4) no no no no no
MeetingRoom - Summarization - Landscape Signage 1.10.52 yes yes (4) no no no no no
MeetingRoom - Summarization - Portrait Signage 1.10.52 yes yes (4) no no no no no
QLite-Banner Signage 1.10.13 yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Traffic News Sytadin Info traffic France 1.20.10 yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Real Estate Ads - AC3 Real Estate - France 1.10.12 yes no yes yes no yes yes

(1) could be supported in a next OS version, (2) the overlay is not supported, (3) the number of characters displayed is limited, (4) does not running with Playzilla 4 in this context

The content models are tested with the last available OS versions of the Smart monitors

PACK COMPATIBILITY
  • Gekkota V3.12.57 (or above)
  • Gekkota V4.11.10 (or above)
  • PlugnCast V3.10.51 (or above)
KNOWN LIMITATIONS
  • "Real Estate Ads - AC3"
    • Does not work on Gekkota 3 devices
    • The unitary preview in not supported in Screen Composer and PlugnCast G2
  • "Slide show image and text"
    • When played inside not full screen zone, the font size is not resized according
    • When played on a LG WebOS3 platform, with the behaviour 1X, the media cannot pass to the next media. To work around play it with a fix duration
  • "QLite banner"
    • With the behaviour 1X, the media cannot pass to the next media. To work around play it with a fix duration
  • "Scrolling text from file"
    • The text height value is in percentage of the max text height (from 10% to 100%)
    • The max text height 100% is representing roughly 50% of the grid height
    • In SMA300/Gekkota 4, the scrolling text from file has to be played inside a horizontal banner whose height is maximum 20% of the grid height

INFORMATION


FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CONTENT-MODELS INSTALLATION OR UPGRADING A WIDGET CREATED WITH A URI-MODEL

  • Refer to PlugnCast 3.10.46 User manual

EXAMPLES AND DOCUMENTATION

Model name Type Download
Agenda User manual (001A/EN) download
Facebook User manual (001B/FR) download
Facebook User manual (001B/EN) download
ESII Vertical banner User manual (003A/EN) download
ESII Vertical banner EGESTAT EDS UDP Installation Guide (001A/EN) download
ESII Vertical banner EGESTAT EDS UDP exe download
Meeting Room User manual (006A/FR) download
Meeting Room User manual for PlugnCast G2 (002A/EN) download
Meeting Room Install and configuration (001A/FR) download
Meeting Room Asset ZIP download
No VNC NoVNC Server download
No VNC NoVNC Server User Guide (001A/EN) download
QLite - Banner QLite - Banner User Guide (003A/EN) download

NOTE FOR MAFF/SWF PREVIEW (USING INTERNET STREAM)

  • In order to be able to preview in PlugnCast G3 models using internet streams, ensure that the used servers implement correctly cross domain (ex: PlugnCast G3 preview of current flash media Traffic Info Sytadin is not supported because cross domain is not implemented on www.sytadin.fr)
  • Preview of MAFF media News feeds 16-9 (working with RSS stream) is now supported even if cross domain is not implemented

NOTE FOR MEETING ROOM PREVIEW

  • Meeting Room unitary preview is not supported in PlugnCast

NOTE TO ADD SIGNS TO YOUR MEETING ROOM

  • Activate sign column in Meeting Room mask
  • Affect a JSON meeting variable to your player
    • a json variable (name example: ewsvar)
  • Configure the meeting room variable properly with the relative path of the sign.png (with transparency)
    • a json variable value (example for ewsvar): {"calendars":[{"id":"all_rooms"}],"locations":[{"resource":"Room 1","sign1":"relative_path_directory/picto/escalatorDown.png","sign2":"relative_path_directory/picto/arrowRight.png"}]}
  • Add required relative_path_directory/picto/ direcotry as linked media of meeting room
  • Note in case facing error to display your sign for a room
    • In case the relative_path_directory is wrong, or sign directory is not added as linked media of meeting room, a square template sign is displayed instead of the required sign
    • In case the room_id is wrong, Meeting Room is not able to display something in the sign column

NOTE FOR THE MASK NEWS FEEDS

  • Image types supported
    • RSS standard
      • rubric logo
      • rubric image (tag <enclosure>)
      • inline thumbnail

NOTE FOR MASK NEWS FEEDS 16/9

  • Image types supported
    • RSS standard
      • rubric logo
      • rubric image (tag <enclosure>)
    • RSS custom
      • tag for image (in case rubric image and inline thumbnail is not present)

NOTE WHEN MEETING ROOM DISPLAYS ONLY THE TITLE AND BACKGROUND IMAGE

  • In case variable meeting room does not exist for meeting room, or is not affected to the player, gekkota is displaying only meeting room header (logo/date/time/title) and background image

OLD VERSIONS HISTORY


2018-10-09 Content models packs

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Real Estate Ads AC3 - France
    • Initial version
  • Facebook
    • Fix: only one post could be displayed on LG WebOS 3 device

2018-08-10 Content models packs

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • News feeds horizontal banner
    • Fix: variable with the format {$custom:<varname>} was not supported in the form inputs

2018-07-11 Content models packs

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Scrolling text from file V1.20.11
    • Change: add support for HTML5 form
    • Add support for the spanish language
    • Remove the autocomplete in the text file input