App Playzilla for PlugnCast

2019-01-08 V4.11.10 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for these new Smart Monitors:
    • LG WebOS Signage 4
    • SAMSUNG Tizen SSSP 4
    • SAMSUNG Tizen SSSP 5
  • Change: can work now on Gekkota 3 devices
  • Fix: on the LG WebOS 3 Smart Monitors, a playfolder could not work when the playfolder name was the same as the name of the referenced directory
  • Fix: when only the WLAN was connected to the network, a wrong MAC identification method was returned for LG WebOS Smart Monitors
  • Fix: some script to execute could not work anymore
COMPATIBILITIES
  • PlugnCast 3.10.47
  • Devices
    • Gekkota OS
      • V3.12.54 (or above)
      • V4.10.17 (or above)
    • Gekkota RT
      • V3.12.54 (or above)
    • LG Smart Monitors
      • WebOS 3
      • WebOS 4
    • SAMSUNG Smart Monitors
      • Tizen SSSP 4
      • Tizen SSSP 5

INFORMATION


LG WebOS 3/WebOS 4

  • For any rendering issue or video decoding issue with LG WebOS 3/ WebOS 4, you are advised to read first the monitor user manual and check the monitor capabilities. For further information, contact LG display support.
    • About video
      • In some rare case, after a video media transition, the video viewport is split horizontally unexpectedly in 2 areas and a video frames of the previous played video medias can be displayed.

SAMSUNG Tizen SSSP4/SSSP5

  • For any rendering issues or video decoding issue with SAMSUNG Tizen SSSP4/SSSP5 devices, you are advised to read first the SAMSUNG Tizen SSSP user manual. For further information, contact SAMSUNG display support.
    • Example of SAMSUNG Tizen SSSP 5 release note
    • About MS-PowerPoint or PDF
      • Duration per page is not properly supported on SAMSUNG Tizen SSSP5 leading to a PDF media or MS-PowerPoint which is never ending with the message This is the last Page. To work around, instead of playing the media with a behaviour 1X, play the media with a fixed duration
      • Slide transition may be not properly supported leading to the display of a grey bar appearing during the transition
    • About video
      • The SAMSUNG Tizen SSSP video decoder does not support non ASCII characters or space characters in the video filename or in the video path file name. Do prefer use only the characters: a-z, A-Z, 0-9
      • In some rare cases, when played in fixed duration, the video could stop and the next media is never played

OLD VERSIONS HISTORY


2018-08-09 V4.10.20 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix: some unexpected playout behaviour could be noticed on the playout when another media was played alone in a zone and outside its validity range (by example, inside a playfolder, only the 1st media could be played instead of all the medias)
  • Fix: the playout could not start properly by displaying the message the execution of a script blocks Gekkota, rebooting when the date of the device was more than 23 days before the date of the first event in the calendar

2018-04-23 V4.10.19 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix: playing streamed video medias was not working anymore
  • Fix: sometimes immediately after a publication, and when several video medias had to start at the same time, all the video medias could not start and the error message content temporarily unavailable was not displayed

2018-04-05 V4.10.18 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for media metadatas (duration, validity, autoloop, different type of media with pagination)
  • Change: in alphabetical order, the file are now sorted first in the list when the filename has some number characters (for example in playfolder)
  • Change: a message This version of Playzilla is not supported on this device is now raised when playzilla 4 is played on a device out of scope or from a Web browser
  • Fix: could imply a device crash when playing a playfolder refering to its parent directory
  • Fix: a message this app will now restart to free up more memory could be displayed sometimes on LG WebOS devices
  • Fix: animated images could not be played when played alone in a calendar slot
  • Fix: sometimes a video media could be played with a wrong ratio on LG WebOS devices
  • Fix: calendar event recurrence was not working for the day Saturday
  • Fix: memory leak when repeating URI media (Web page with video especially)

2017-10-27 V4.10.17 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for PPSX and PPTX playback
    • refer to the documentation Gekkota supported media and performances to know whether MS-PowerPoint medias are supported by your device
  • Add support for interactivity (next, previous, go to a page number) (PDF, MS-PowerPoint)
  • Add support of HTMLMediaElement API (play(), pause(), currentTime(), ...)
  • Fix: opt-out with non-alphabetic character was not played
  • Fix: playing of medias using a variable could failed in case the path file name is containing character { or }

2017-06-30 V4.10.16 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Initial version