We have successfully pushed an update to all instances residing in the US, European Union and Canada.
- A Brand New Browser Capture User Experience
We redesigned the user experience of the Browser Capture to focus on a more intuitive interface, better control of source recording, and previewing of active sources. We also implemented 15+ stability and firewall traversal improvements. Reach out to your dedicated Customer Success Manager to learn how to enable Browser Capture for your Organization. We’ve got plenty more in store for the Browser Capture as we continue to enhance and extend this tool’s capabilities in future releases. Click here to learn more about Browser Capture.
- New Media Player Viewing Options for Multi-Stream Content
User now have more flexible viewing options for multi-streamed content with the ability to hover over the multi-stream content in the Media Player to select from a Side-by-Side, Picture-in-Picture or Single Source view. Click here to learn more about configuring default settings for Multi-Stream viewing.
- Improved Media Player Accessibility with the Ability to Dynamically Move the Caption Bar
Viewers can now dynamically move the caption bar around to suit their personal preferences. Click here to learn more about Media Player Accessibility tools.
- Better Messaging When Captions are Being Processed
The “No Captions Available” when ASR-based captions are being generated has been replaced with the message “Captions are being processed and should be available soon.”. Further, when no captions are pending, a more prescriptive message of “No captions available. To request captions, please contact the Video Owner.” shows. Click here to learn more about Media Player Accessibility tools.
- Media Detail Advanced Capabilities Tucked Under “More Options”
As the Video Platform expands, we’re constantly adding new features under the Media Details panel. We didn’t want to overwhelm the novice user and as such, we’ve tucked away advanced media tools under More Options.
- Editable Embed Code for Advanced Configurations
We’ve added the ability to edit a video’s Embed Code elements to give power users more control over embed code behavior. Click here to learn more about editing a video’s embed code.
- Quick-Click for Direct Links and Embed Codes
Copy a direct link or embed code in a single click using the new Copy button now available for all media content. Click here to learn more about sharing content using a Direct Link or Embed Code.
- Improved Publish Dialog Layout for Smaller Screens
We’ve made changes to the Publish dialog to optimize the space for smaller viewports. Click here to learn more about publishing media in the Video Platform.
- Ability to Manage Video Quiz Open and Close Dates within the Media Chooser
We’re continuing to improve our Video Quiz tools for Instructors who post video quizzes directly within their LMS. Now, Instructors can set the Video Quiz’s Open and Close dates directly within the Media Chooser. Click here to learn more about Video Quizzes.
- Additional Security for the Zoom Enterprise Connector
A new Verification Code is now required when changing the email address associated with a Video Platform account. This was done to ensure that Zoom-mapped accounts are mapped securely to the correct Video Platform account.
- New Bulk Actions Options for Bulk Security
Set the security of a group of videos from Private to Public, or enable Portal Authentication at the same time using our new Bulk Security feature. Content Owners managing large media collections can now set video security in bulk. Click here to learn more about Bulk Media Management options.
- Improved the Accessibility and Navigability of Charts and Graphs
In our drive to improve digital accessibility for all users, we’ve added additional screen reader support for graphs and charts in the Video Platform which includes adding data tables to complement graphical chart elements.
- 24/7 RTMP Live Streaming
We’ve more formally added 24/7 RTMP Live Streaming as we previously deprecated this capability only to release the ever-growing use cases our users had for 24/7 live streaming of content. Administrators can now start a non-recorded 24/7 RTMP Live Stream that can be used for permanent digital signage. Click here to learn more about RTMP Live Streaming.
- Archiving Notifications
New archiving notifications alert users when their content has been archived by their Administrators. As organizations ramp up archiving media content using YuJa Himalayas, we will continue to roll out new Video Platform notification capabilities.
- Zoom Metadata
New Zoom metadata like the Zoom Meeting ID, Name of the Organizer and List of Participants makes it easier for Content Creators and Administrators to search for Zoom recordings imported automatically using the Zoom Connector. Click here to learn more about the Zoom Connector.
- Additional Third-Party Hardware Integration APIs
Added improved Device API error handling and new API to retrieve Device Status and Audit Logs. Click here to learn more about available Video Platform APIs.