September 21, 2017
Patch Issued for Moodle Upgrade Path IssueFixed Patch
Today an issue was brought to our attention by a partner institution that recently upgraded their Moodle instance. The issue could, through a series of events, result in a premature user account deletion in rare scenarios. The Product Team has reviewed the affected code-path and issued a suitable patch. We will continue to monitor the situation accordingly.
July 29, 2017
Bi-Monthly Scheduled Release Successfully DeployedAdded Fixed General Platform HTML5 Player Improved Media Management Video Classrooms Video Quizzes
We have successfully pushed an update to all zones. This release includes:
- Toggle capabilities for offline media download capabilities within the HTML5 Media Player;
- New Video Classroom capabilities for switching presentation sources;
- Resolution of some minor accessibility gaps within the HTML5 Media Player;
- Refined Polls & Quizzes user interface (we also pushed out an incremental set of capabilities that includes the ability to add a picture to a quiz question).
In this release there were a total of 94 features, smaller improvements and fixes.
July 15, 2017
Bi-Monthly Scheduled Release Successfully DeployedFixed General Platform HTML5 Player Media Management Video Classrooms Video Quizzes
We have successfully pushed an update to all zones. This release includes the introduction of configurable LMS-to-YuJa role mappings, new folder-level embedding and direct-linking capabilities to share a full media playlist, the ability to preview a linked-document right within the HTML5 Media Player, improvements to the Quizzes & Polls user interface, new settable roles and end-meeting workflows within the Video Classrooms. There are also 42 smaller features and fixes.
July 1, 2017
Bi-Monthly Scheduled Release Successfully DeployedFixed HTML5 Player Media Management SSO Update Video Classrooms Video Quizzes
We have successfully pushed an update to all zones. This release includes a refined workflow within the Capture & Live Stream tab, improved performance and experience within the HTML5 Media Player, improvements to Video Classroom recording, and 67 other features and fixes. As a reminder, as previous indicated we sunsetted the Shared Files and Course Syllabus to better focus on the the capabilities most relevant to our customers.
June 17, 2017
Bi-Monthly Scheduled Release Successfully DeployedAdded Android App Fixed General Platform HTML5 Player Improved Media Management Update Video Editor Video Quizzes
We have successfully pushed an update to all zones. This release includes a refreshed Main Menu, more modern Institution->Devices tab, an updated Android app that resolved a number of device playback issues on recent devices (we will commence work on refreshing our iOS app in July for the same purpose), and updates to our Video Quizzes to use our branded HTML5 Player.
We also added over 50 features and fixes included the ability for authenticated users to download their digital notes and bookmarks as a PDF, improved performance and search within the Courses & Groups tab, the ability to better manage auto-generated PDFs and Audio Description tags.
We have some exciting features rolling out in phases this summer – stay tuned!
June 3, 2017
Bi-Monthly Scheduled Release Successfully DeployedFixed General Platform HTML5 Player Media Management Video Editor
We have successfully pushed an update to all zones. This release includes a new Metadata tab within Institution that enables improved copyright association of media for library services and improved compliance with specific copyright rulesets. We also improved and refined some user experience workflows within Media Management, added multi-source audio (3+) capabilities within the HTML5 Player, improved slide insertion compatibility within the Video Editor, and 95+ other improvements and fixes.
Over the next few releases in June we will be adding new capabilities including a new and improved PC Software Capture desktop application, bookmark exporting capabilities, and exciting new media management features. We will also be consolidating and rationalizing capabilities including removal of the Group Messaging tab, Shared Files tab (since Media Management now allows enables full digital asset management), and Course Syllabus. If you are using these tabs, please contact your Account Manager to discuss alternate workflows.
March 29, 2017
Android app update for tablets and phones that includes improved HLS streamingAndroid App Fixed Improved
We are pushing an update this week (pending Android Store approval) to improve the use of HLS encoded streams. We expect this to be available for download by March 31st, 2017.