Screen Composer G3

RELEASE NOTE

Innes Models are not part of Screen Composer G3 delivery anymore. Please visit http://www.innes.pro/fr/support/ to get the last content model pack for Screen Composer G3

2018-04-12 V3.20.14 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for MS-PowerPoint medias for gekkota4 sma300 devices
  • Change: audio is muted when entering standby, and unmuted when exiting standby
  • Fix: the device could not be able to exit standby after a new publication not containing a standby task
  • Fix: MS-PowerPoint medias preview could not work sometimes
  • Change: embeds ontology HID detection V1.10.16
  • Fix: when using a portrait 4/3 grid, the content was not downscaled properly on Gekkota4 devices connected to 16-9 monitors
KNOWN LIMITATIONS
  • When Screen Composer has just been opened, the first preview of a media can take unitl 40 seconds to start
COMPATIBILITIES
  • Playzilla 4.10.1X
    • Gekkota OS G4 for device DMB400
    • Java 32 bits - V1.8 (or above)
    • Playzilla 4.10.1X in not part of Screen Composer delivery. Please visit http://www.innes.pro/fr/support/ to get the last Playzilla App for Screen Composer G3
    • Warning: Innes can not warranty the behaviour of your legacy Gekkota 3 device when using with Playzilla 4.10.1X
  • Playzilla 3.10.10
    • Gekkota OS G3 for devices DMB300, DMC200, SMA300, SMH300, SMA200, SMP200, SMT210, LCAN, EEEBOX
    • Gekkota RT
    • Java 32 bits - V1.6 (or above)

INFORMATION


  • Work for the first time with Playzilla 4.10.1X App & Screen Composer 3.20.1X
    • Check that Java 1.8 (or above) is installed on your Windows computer
    • Install Screen Composer 3.20.13 (or above)
    • Download the App (*.appi)
    • Open Screen Composer
      • Create a new projet with device type Gekkota 4 dmb400,
      • Click on import an app,
      • Select the file playzilla-screencomposer-setup-4.10.12.appi
  • Know wether your Screen Composer App is Playzilla 4 or Playzilla 3
    • The App version is available at the top of the interface (in the project title)
      • To work with DMB300, SMA300, MS-Windows, DMC200, EEEBOX, LCAN, SMT210, SMA200, SMP200
        • This title has to be displayed Innes Screen Composer - Playzilla 3.10.10 - <your_projectname>
      • To work with DMB400
        • This title has to be displayed Innes Screen Composer - Playzilla 4.10.17 - <your_projectname>
    • The App version is available also in Settings > Preferences > Project and App
      • Version of the App
        • ex: 4.10.17
      • Note: All the projects created with Screen Composer 3.11.12 (or before) are working with Playzilla version 3.10.10
        • ex: 3.10.10
  • Know the device type of your project Screen Composer
    • The chosen devices type appears in Settings > Preferences > Project and App
      • Devices type
        • ex: Gekkota4 dmb400
  • Upgrade the App Playzilla 4.10.1X version,
    • Open Screen Composer 3.20.13 (or above),
    • Open an existing project with
      • App = Playzilla 4
      • device type = Gekkota 4 dmb400,
    • Click on import models or an App,
    • Select the App playzilla-screencomposer-setup-4.10.XX.appi

USER MANUAL

GETTING STARTED

NOTE MS-POWERPOINT 2013

  • Powerpoint 2013 is not officially supported (please refer to player supported media). Anyway it is possible to insert this kind of media in playout. But in case powerpoint media metadatas are modified by PlugnCast and saved back, the Powerpoint 2013 media can not be opened anymore (seen as corrupted media)
  • WMA preview is not supported
  • When URI base is edited, the flash media needs to be removed form calendar and placed again in calendar event

OLD VERSIONS HISTORY


2018-01-30 V3.20.13 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for other apps than Playzilla App & SignMeeting App
    • for example: WayFinding App
  • Fix: support for .pptx and .ppsx medias for Gekkota 4 DMB400 projects
  • Fix: modifying a MS-PowerPoint media property (ex: duration per page) could corrupt the media definitively
  • Fix: add proxy address format validity control
  • Fix: publication could fail when the device id length or the device password length was above 16 characters
  • Fix: it was not possible to create a model from the content model library in case the workspace path file name was containing & character
  • Fix: it was not possible to wake up a device in standby by publishing a playout having no standby task programmed

2017-07-25 V3.20.12 download

IMPORTANT
  • Innes Models are not part of Screen Composer delivery anymore. Please visit http://www.innes.pro/fr/support/ to get the last model pack for Screen Composer
  • Model pack version 3.48 (or above) is required to support onthologies and model in german language
BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for German language
    • Want to change to language when Screen Composer is already installed ?
      • Do please uninstall Screen Composer before installing the new version supporting the previous language
  • Add support for the pasting of license, one by one, with the format abcde - fghij - klmn - opqrs - tuvw;PSN00000-000xy CD1;Oui;
  • Add support for video multi-decode compatibility for DMB400 device (Gekkota 4)
  • Add support for new file extensions in library
    • mpd,
    • ismc,
    • sdp
  • Add SMH300 device in the device list when creating a new project
  • Add error message when importing Playzilla App dedicated to PlugnCast
  • Add error message when trying to publish on USB storage without valid Playzilla licenses
  • Add warning message Download new content models pack from http://www.innes.pro, in the menu Support > Screen Composer G3 > Content Models when there is no model when there is no model available in Screen Composer
  • Change: remove content model pack embedded in Screen Composer delivery
    • Visit http://www.innes.pro to get the last content model pack for Screen Composer (3.48 of above)
  • Change: always ensure that there is a slash at the end of a playfolder edition path
  • Fix: preview of playfolder with variable was not working
  • Fix: some directory containing non ASCII characters could be not played by a playfolder
  • Fix: some character required in TNT uri edition path was not properly displayed making that TNT uri was not working
  • Fix: directory whose name is beginning with # character was not published on the player
  • Fix: black screen could be noticed when publishing a playfolder whose edition path is containing non-ASCII character
  • Fix: directories containing non-ASCII characters could be wrongly displayed in the library
  • Fix: valid license with missing "space" separator could be not valid in Screen Composer
  • Fix: resource drag'n drop was not working when Screen Composer was displayed on MS-Windows secondary screen
  • Fix: when possible, in content template library, display the content model name on two lines (to avoid three dots)

2017-01-25 V3.20.11 download

IMPORTANT
  • In case using DMB400 devices, Screen Composer is compatible with Playzilla 4.10.11 (or above)
  • This version does not support properly URN TNT
BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for Playzilla 4.10.11 and (above)
  • Add error message when trying to use Playzilla 4.10.10
    • Playzilla version 4.10.10 is not compatible with Screen Composer version 3.20.11. Please upgrade the Playzilla App
  • Add support for HTML archive (Zip format) (converted automatically in .wgt)
  • Fix: restore support for SignMeeting (legacy instruction "let =" was not supported anymore in version 3.20.10)
  • Fix: Screen Composer was stuck when opening another existing project (without closing the previous one)
  • Fix: the script to execute was not working anymore on Gekkota 3 / Playzilla 3 projects (because not loaded in the device)
  • Fix: could publish a unexpected content when using obsolete onthologies (it is recommended to use default onthologies embedded in Screen Composer or those of model pack 3.42 (or above)
  • Fix: the medias placed at the end of a multimedia sequence "there is nothing to play" was not played in some case
  • Fix: in some case, new Playzilla 3 projects was publishing only background image when Playzilla 4 was chosen (now it is not possible to choose Playzilla 4 App for these device types)
  • Fix: it was not possible to add a multimedia sequence for Task (Scenario tab)
  • Change: ensure serial numbers unicity in the license manager (Project and App menu)
  • Change: remove support for layout tolerence

2017-01-03 V3.20.10 download

IMPORTANT
  • Note for devices types Gekkota4 dmb400:
    • supports content model pack V3.41 (or above)
  • Change: move layout management (belonging to grid panel) into layout tab (close to calendar, scenario, properties, *manifest, scripts to execute
  • This version does not support properly URN TNT
BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for app Playzilla
  • Add some devices type supporting Playzilla
    • Gekkota 4 dmb400
    • Gekkota 4 MS-Windows
    • Gekkota 4 sma300, smt210, sma200
    • Gekkota 4 dmb300, dmc200
  • Add support for screen resolution 3840x2160 (Ultra HD)
  • Add support for script loading
  • Add support for device whole selection (with CTRL+A, or SHIFT+UP)
  • Add layout tolerence permitting to let the player adapt the content automatically
  • Add Playzilla 4 licence management for devices types supporting Plazilla 4
    • a licence Playzilla is paired to
      • an email address and
      • the device PSN
    • it is required to enter as much licenses as there are players to control at the same time
  • Add support for new ontologies
    • Audio-video commands
    • HID detection
  • Add properties tab supporting
    • error message display time
    • default duration for image display
    • duration for error
  • Change: defaut charset is UTF8 when creating a new text file
  • Change ontology interface
    • Display
    • Management of power supply
      • Reboot
    • Shell
      • Launch an executable
  • Change: moved layout management (belonging to grid panel) into layout tab (close to calendar, scenario, properties, manifest, scripts to execute
  • Change: rename medias into manifest
  • Change rename project into project and App
  • Fix in some case, player name could be wrongly displayed in SignMeeting (containing special characters)
  • Fix: App version number was not updated in case App SignMeeting (or Playzilla) update
  • Fix: impossibility to publish on IIS on OS system MS-Windows XP Pro
  • Fix: non-ASCII characters of device name was wrongly displayed (ex: SingMeeting)
  • Fix: resource of old App are removed when installing a new App
  • Fix: multimedia sequence was not sorted in alphabetic order (scenario tab)
  • Fix: publication time on directory is optimized (shortened) when the same files are copied on the directory

2014-12-23 V3.11.12 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support WGT
  • Add support distant powerpoint
  • Add scroll bar refresh in network favorite
  • Add display of app version on app configuration screen
  • Add app configuration screen opening in full screen
  • Change embeds Gekkota V3.11.10
  • Fix several instances of the same app were using same database
  • Fix default reboot in task preferences did not work

2014-09-30 V3.11.11

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add versionning management regarding appi loading and app (zip) importation (ex: signMeeting)
  • Homogeneity in publication order
MODELS PACKAGE
  • V3.10.16

2014-07-20 V3.11.10

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add new screen "select the App to use" (.appi) when creating new projet is- Change embeds
  • Add support GPIO 5 and 6 for DMB300 plateform (dependance DMB300 3.11.10) Playzilla V3.11.10 beta5
  • Add information message after content model pack importation (App, onthology)
  • Add support for content models onthology dynamic importation
  • Improve fonts manager (especially for PDF & power point containing specific fonts like celticmd
  • Fix tooltip missing for variables (user commands: emergency) font)
  • Fix random publication issue (success rate could fall to 0% with some powerful PC)
MODELS PACKAGE
  • V3.10.16

2014-07-17 V3.10.18

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Change embeds Playzilla V3.11.10 beta5
  • Fix system fonts doubloons display clean-up (several same types of fonts was displayed)
  • Fix audio track playback does not work
  • Fix additional user click is needed to finalize player auto detection screen display
  • Fix fonts can not be loaded thru "Mes Medias/Mes Fichiers interface" (only with polices interface)
  • Fix variable renaming does not work properly
  • Fix add input 5 & input 6 to peripheral Phoenix GPIO
  • Fix fix focus issue on html playback (impact also on keypad et RemoteControl: improved)
  • Fix blocking issue to publish on serveur core with 10 hearts
  • Fix orthograph: resource distante to ressource distante
  • Fix publication robustness in case obsolete playfolder rule
  • Fix project ".is" opening robustness in case obsolete object
MODELS PACKAGE
  • V3.10.16

2014-04-29 V3.10.17

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Change embeds Playzilla V3.10.41_beta1
  • Fix .pptx file corrupted after changing the slides' duration
  • Fix preload of distant resources
  • Fix impossible to create a new user command
  • Fix a focus problem when waiting shell exits
MODELS PACKAGE
  • V3.10.15

2014-01-29 V3.10.16

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add feature 'import models' in a zip format file
  • Add feature 'watching variables in xpath functions' (for playfolder for example)
  • Add feature ontology 'Display/Brightness'
  • Add feature 'skip the media when not present' (in file rules)
  • Add a reboot task at 6h00 A.M. every day (for new projects)
  • Add the command 'emergency on' and 'emergency off' (for new projects)
  • Change embeds Playzilla V3.10.39
  • Change rename 'layout' by 'grid'
  • Change the embedded resolutions for all types of platforms : '1024x768, 1920x1080, 1440x900, 1024x600'
  • Improve accuracy of error message in case of publishing on a full destination
  • Fix robustness issue PPT/SWF (Flash and Powerpoint medias are viewed in a separate task)
  • Fix random crash when viewing web sites
  • Fix background color inside playfolder (not correctly set)
  • Fix support special characters in file rules & default media
  • Fix wrong fonts detection with PDF and PPT medias (in case too much fonts)
  • Fix a graphical trouble while creating/deleting new zones on a grid (a previous deleted zone could reappear)
  • Fix jquery feature
MODELS PACKAGE
  • V3.10.15

2013-08-02 V3.10.15

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Change embeds Playzilla V3.10.32
  • Fix trouble when the project name is the same as the worspace directory
  • Fix after creating a new project, impossible to delete the emergency command
  • Fix publish error on a full disk
  • Fix File Monitor 'OnChange' which didn't work
MODELS PACKAGE
  • V3.10.10

2013-06-07 V3.10.14

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix trouble when saving a project after upgrading from V3.10.12 to V3.10.13
MODELS PACKAGE
  • V3.10.10

2013-05-30 V3.10.13

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add one digit after the dot for estimated size of medias (medias tab)
  • Change embeds Playzilla V3.10.31_beta12
  • Fix trouble with ontology 'Phoenix gpio'
  • Fix ontologies which may not be saved while switching project
  • Fix big publish which didn't go until the end
  • Fix crash if the installer file name is changed
  • Fix crash when selecting 'favourite network'
  • Fix crash while switching project if ontology is displayed
MODELS PACKAGE
  • V3.10.10

2013-02-14 V3.10.12

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Change embeds Playzilla V3.10.28_beta30
  • Add player type when creating a new schedule
MODELS PACKAGE
  • V3.10.10

2013-01-02 V3.10.12 beta2

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add variables
  • Add user commands
  • Add remote resources (in tab Medias)
  • Add playfolder-rule, file-rule and playlist.
  • Add task display off
  • Add feature 'publish to WebDav server'
  • Add feature 'put a defaut time of 0 for each slide' if not specified (for powerpoint)
  • Add spanish language
  • Change embeds Playzilla V3.10.28_beta2
  • Change delete containers (old containers becomes uncompatible)
MODELS PACKAGE
  • V3.10.10

2012-08-30 V3.10.11

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add feature 'obsolete project cleaning'
  • Change (optimization) publication time
  • Fix bad estimation of remaining time during publication
  • Fix project block during opening, when containers were used
  • Fix emulation windows on a MAC which didn't work
  • Fix a flashing on media when CTRL key is pressed
  • Fix bad ordering of medias in the event tab
MODELS PACKAGE
  • V3.10.10

2012-06-29 V3.10.10

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Initial version for G3 playzilla/gekkota
MODELS PACKAGE
  • V3.10.10