App Playzilla for Screen Composer

The App Playzilla is not part of Screen Composer delivery. It needs to be imported in Screen Composer to work with any gekkota 4 projects types.

2018-08-09 V4.10.20 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • 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
COMPATIBILITIES
  • Screen Composer 3.20.15 (and above)
  • Devices:
    • Media player with Gekkota OS 4.XX.YY
    • Media player with Gekkota OS 3.XX.YY
    • PC Windows with Gekkota RT 4.XX.YY
    • PC Windows with Gekkota RT 3.XX.YY

INFORMATION


To work for the first time with Playzilla 4.XX.YY & Screen Composer 3.20.1X:

  • Install Screen Composer 3.20.15
  • 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-4.10.20.appi

To know whether your Screen Composer App is Playzilla 4 or Playzilla 3:

  • The App version is available at the top of the interface (in the projet title)
    • To work with DMB300, MS-Windows, DMC200, SMA200, SMP200
      • This title has to be displayed Innes Screen Composer - Playzilla 3.10.10 - <your_projectname>
    • To work with DMB400, SMA300, DME204, SMH300, SMT210
      • This title has to be displayed Innes Screen Composer - Playzilla 4.10.20- <your_projectname>
  • The App version is available also in Settings > Preferences > Project and App
    • Version of the App
      • ex: 4.10.20
    • 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

To know the device type of your Screen Composer project :

  • The chosen devices type appears in Settings > Preferences > Project and App
    • Devices type
      • ex: Gekkota4 dmb400

To upgrade the App Playzilla 4:

  • Open Screen Composer 3.20.1X,
  • 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
  • Warning: double check that the App version is compatible with the Screen Composer version

OLD VERSIONS HISTORY


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
  • 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 referring to its parent directory
  • Fix: animated images could not be played when played alone in a calendar event
  • Fix: calendar event recurrence was not working for the day Saturday
  • Fix: memory leak when repeating URI media (Web page with video especially)
  • Fix: sometimes nothing was played after having played a emptied playfolder

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)
    • increase the time per page so that the user can have the time to press on next page key
  • 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
  • Add support for extensions webp, sdp, ismc and mpd
  • Fix: could stop to play the next medias after a while
  • Fix: media duration could be more than the expected one (ex: URI Web page)
  • Fix: language translation was not done properly in HTML media (or MAFF, WGT)
  • Fix: memory leak in Gekkota when using Playzilla
  • Fix: book interactivity was not working (PDF)
  • Change: when variable can not be resolved, replace by empty string (instead raising a error)

2017-04-04 V4.10.15 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix: once publication was done, the device could stop to play the content the month after the start date of a recurring content

2017-03-24 V4.10.14

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support of Webp image
  • Fix: playback was stuck when a playfolder pointing on a not existing directory (no fall back) was played alone in a time slot
  • Fix: playback was stuck when playing a playfolder pointing on a directory having only one media, and playfolder behaviour was play only one media

2017-03-01 V4.10.13 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix: sometimes it was not possible to update a media being played
  • Change error message: this content is not compatible with this platform by content temporarily unavailable (code 0)
  • Fix: the model Scrolling text from file (V1.10.13) could not start
  • Fix: background image could appear between pictures when playing playfolder of HD pictures (DMB400)

2017-01-25 V4.10.12 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix: a scrolling bar was displayed when playing Web page in resized zone
  • Fix: in some case, the background image was not be displayed when playing media with transparency (ex: Trafic Info Sytadin)
  • Fix: the publication could be not the expected one in case using an empty zone
  • Fix: in case unexpected error was raised when playing a only one media in a zone, Playzilla was not trying to play it again (staying on error message: content temporarily unavailable)
  • Fix: the password could be displayed in the Web page in case authentication error when playing URI playfile

2017-01-10 V4.10.11 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix: content temporarily unavailable when some medias are played inside playlist
  • Fix: vob media was not supported
COMPATIBILITIES
  • Screen Composer G3 V3.20.11 (and above)

2017-01-03 V4.10.10 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Initial version
COMPATIBILITIES
  • Screen Composer G3 V3.20.10 (only)