Released August 2016
Archived May 2017
Features and Enhancements Highlights
Chromium and HTML5 Support
Broadsign Core v11.1.0 supports Chromium v51 and HTML5 content. Use transitions in HTML displays. If HTML errors occur, Broadsign Player automatically skips them, preserving the integrity of your display.
Related Links: HTML5 Content | Configuration Profiles – Players – The HTML Tab
Developers using our Player API can now use the WebSocket protocol and script with JSON. As a result, you can execute Player API commands from within your HTML5 script.
Related Links: The Player API – Overview | Configuration Profiles – Players – The Remote Control Tab
Ubuntu Linux 64-bit Support
Ubuntu Linux users running a 64-bit operating system can use Broadsign Core to handle heavy work, as well as decode video and audio at a significantly faster rate.
Related Links: Install Broadsign Player on Linux | Install Broadsign Edge Server on Linux
New API Methods and Parameters
Developers integrating with Broadsign Open API can use scoping to limit results when listing resources. Also, when querying a list of campaigns, you can filter your results to only those that are active (using the
Related Links: content_mgr_list_scoped | incident_mgr_list_scoped | reservation_mgr_list_scoped | reservation_mgr_list
Take advantage of location and relevancy by automatically playing ads on a taxi screen or bus display as it passes points of interest. Catch your audience’s attention and make brands top of mind with advertising generated at the perfect moment.
Our geotargeting feature enables users to target moving screens to a geographical area. When screens move into the targeted area, geo-conditional content is triggered.
Related Links: Geotargeting
Recording Requests to File
Record all requests made to Broadsign Server from Broadsign Administrator to debug your applications and refine how you use our API methods.
Related Links: Recording Requests to File
Updated Service Panel and Field Report
The field report now includes the bit-version of the operating system on which a player or an edge server runs, the Chromium version # (if applicable) and OpenGL version # (if applicable).
Related Links: The Service Panel – The General Tab | The Service Panel – The Field Report Tab
Get More Out of Your Hardware
Get the most out of your hardware with the updated Broadsign Player. By using either multi-core decoding or enhanced GPU acceleration, you can economically extend the useful life of your existing deployments or lower the cost of future hardware purchases.
Related Links: Hardware Acceleration
Ad Copy Commands
Using Broadsign Player’s trigger commands – or any binary – you can set up ad copies to trigger other actions. For example, set the lights to dim when an ad copy begins and play a music track a few moments before the ad copy ends.
Related Links: Edit Ad Copy Properties
Developers integrating with our Player API can use its commands in the Android operating system (in addition to Windows and Ubuntu Linux).
Related Links: Player API – Overview