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.
May 20, 2017
Bi-Monthly Scheduled Release Successfully DeployedGeneral Platform HTML5 Player Improved Update
We used this release to address a number of smaller features and fixes including improved Media Channel accessibility, cleaner Web Capture publishing workflow, an improved HTML5 Player (including resolving a potential hardware capture sync issue) and 28 features and improvements across the Enterprise Video Platform.
May 5, 2017
Bi-Monthly Scheduled Release Successfully DeployedHTML5 Player Improved Media Management Video Classrooms
Per our bi-monthly release cycle, the YuJa Enterprise Video Platform has been updated with about 40 improvements and features. Major capabilities include new Video Classroom management tools for instructor-led training classes, refined HTML5 player capabilities, and new features within the Canvas Media Chooser including the ability to initiate captures directly from the Media Chooser extension.
April 22, 2017
Bi-Monthly Update ReleasedAdded Media Management Update Video Classrooms Video Quizzes
All production zones received a bi-monthly update which added over 150 new features and improvements including updated Video Classrooms, new Media Management capabilities, added capabilities within Visual Analytics, and general UI updates / enhancements.
April 13, 2017
Minor Ingestion Update Scheduled to Add New FormatsImproved Media Management Update
We will be improving our support for additional ingestion audio / video formats and encodings. This is scheduled for Friday April 14th at midnight Eastern Standard Time. We do not anticipate any system down-time or adverse customer impact.
April 1, 2017
Minor Update Pushed to All Production ZonesImproved Media Management Update
On Friday March 31st, 2017 we pushed a minor update that added some new capabilities around uploading non-media content in a manner consistent with video content. This update also improved the Canvas-specific LMS Media Extension including an improved user experience, filtering content type and embedding shared content.
March 29, 2017
Adding ability to upload files and links into the Media ManagementAdded Media Management
The next release will include the ability to also upload non-video content – such as files, images, PDFs, etc. – into the Media Management platform. This will be updated in our minor “dot” scheduled for March 31st, 2017. Updates to all of the LMS Media Extensions will be forthcoming.
March 29, 2017
Unifying small and large group video classroomsImproved Video Classrooms
For our release currently scheduled for release in all production zones on April 7th, 2017 we will move from to a unified model for Video Classrooms. This provides improved classroom management capabilities.
March 29, 2017
Confusion button on HTML5 player linked to the time point in the videoAdded HTML5 Player
In an effort to offer improved 360-degree feedback of instructional content, a minor “dot” release scheduled for March 31st, 2017 with the addition of a Confusion button that triggers an email alert to the instructor.
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.