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Release notes: 11 October 2021

  • We launched our client Entertainment One’s brand-new screening site at https://eonepreview.tv/. Applying a fresh, modern design to the MediaStore client-facing platform, this site makes use of all key marketing tools as well as our screening conferences add-on and additional custom-coded event microsites.
  • Some tweaks were introduced to our screening conferencing solution.
  • Various smaller client-specific add-ons were released.
Release notes: 11 October 20212021-10-07T14:43:56+00:00

Release notes: 20 September 2021

  • Various tweaks to our screening conferences were deployed, such as the option to define custom texts for the welcome or exit pages.
  • Multiple client-specific tweaks were deployed.
Release notes: 20 September 20212021-09-27T14:57:04+00:00

Release notes: 9 August 2021

  • Our professional video player, available on demand, received a few usability upgrades, such as on-the-fly editing of audio track titles, keyboard shortcuts for instantaneous playback control, and additional frame and second skipping options.
  • The new product detail page of our standard white-label client site template was further streamlined, and its improved product selection slider rolled out to further areas of the platform.
  • Our screening conferences add-on received a few new features, such as sending a text notification to participants who are in the waiting room and muting of individual participants by the moderator.
  • Our new client Rx France, who uses the MediaStore’s asset hosting and streaming infrastructure as a backbone to their new online presence, started their productive use of a custom MediaStore instance with bespoke video processing options.
Release notes: 9 August 20212021-09-27T14:57:51+00:00

Release notes: 19 July 2021

  • For our client Entertainment One, who already uses MediaStore to host multiple microsites to highlight specific titles or screening events in an exclusive, visually customized context, we updated some of these microsites to reflect the latest titles and episodes.
  • After the release of our new mobile app for iOS devices, we deployed some minor tweaks and fixes.
  • Our client ITV received some updates to their asset handling tools, such as a custom, prominently exposed “Asset Checked” flag to indicate manual review status.
  • Our client Reed Expositions France, who stands behind such events as MIPTV and MIPCOM, takes their custom solution live, which mainly uses MediaStore as a backbone for video hosting and streaming of worldwide content in the context of their market and exhibition offerings.
Release notes: 19 July 20212021-07-13T15:12:01+00:00

Release notes: 28 June 2021

  • Our asset storage, screening, processing and delivery capabilities have been upgraded with several new core features which we will expand further upon over the next few months. Note that these services are only available on request for the time being:
    • Transcoding of broadcast-quality hi-res assets to selected target formats such as ProRes and MXF
    • Delivery to external Aspera server destinations
    • Improved display of frame-accurate timecode and real-time centisecond timecode
  • Various smaller tweaks for Red Arrow Studios International, such as a fully refreshed and dynamically manageable contact page, have been released.
  • A custom hi-res asset import workflow was launched for Motion Content Group, allowing for the ingest and immediate long-term archival of successive batches of assets. Also, a similar process using a dedicated watchfolder storage bucket was set up to deal with the ongoing ingress of new assets.
Release notes: 28 June 20212021-07-13T15:04:54+00:00

Release notes: 7 June 2021

  • Our bread-and-butter marketing tool product recommendations has been expanded with a handy product selector directly within the message preparation form, allowing you to easily remove or add products on the go, and thereby foregoing the necessity of precompiling a definite list of products to recommend. Furthermore, videos can now be filtered by language in the dialog as well.
  • Under the hood, the way the system handles preview images for e.g. products and assets has been greatly enhanced so as to facilitate future segmentation of assets into artifacts for storage, delivery and transcoding.
  • Our VOD infrastructure has received another optimization, so as to consolidate our video processing tooling in different regions and optimize fast and reliable delivery of streaming video.
Release notes: 7 June 20212021-05-31T14:44:34+00:00

Release notes: 17 May 2021

  • Our Screening Conferences receive a couple of useful tweaks, like auto-unmuting of previously auto-muted participants upon pausing video playback, and larger placeholder tiles in the participant list.
  • Our video player now offers frame-accurate playback, including a broadcast-style timecode, as an optional add-on – especially useful in case you are managing broadcast-quality video assets and/or need to address QC workflows with your MediaStore site.
  • Our recommendations have received a substantial usability upgrade: The wait time between sending a screening link and receiving it is now a few seconds only, compared to the roughly three minutes previously necessary for reasons related to users sessions and custom access.
Release notes: 17 May 20212021-05-10T13:04:55+00:00

Release notes: 26 April 2021

  • More tweaks have been made to our Screening Conferences, including multi-page PDF preview, an option per conference to disable the waiting room (participant validation), and various client-specific tweaks for those already using the tool productively.
  • Our Screening Rooms, an optional tool to showcase videos to clients in a bare-bones screening setting within our standard white-label client site, has received a considerable interface and usability upgrade.
  • We have split our asset ingest workflow into an ingest step and a transcoding step, allowing you to use (e.g. deliver) and asset shortly after upload, even while the platform preview (such as the multi-bitrate streaming proxy) is still being generated.
  • Under the hood, we ran a comprehensive database migration to ensure better performance and flexibility for the future.
Release notes: 26 April 20212021-04-26T07:44:50+00:00

Release notes: 6 April 2021

  • Another round of usability optimizations for our screening conference add-on: improved text chat visualizations; less cluttered modular side panels (participant list and webcam tiles); a “Rejoin” option for any users who have inadvertently left the conference; and further smaller tweaks.
  • Besides our optional integration of Google’s reCAPTHA form validation tool to combat spambot user registrations, we have implemented a honeypot field as an invisible alternative deterrent which doesn’t rely on any external service.
  • A new, more flexible backend for asset storage was deployed, paving the way for more complex hi-res asset (re)packaging and delivery.
  • Various client-specific tweaks were implemented.
Release notes: 6 April 20212021-03-26T15:31:09+00:00

Release notes: 15 March 2021

  • Our screening conference add-on receives a set of improvements: chief among them are two new conference modes, Panel and Webinar, which are purpose-built for larger rounds with limited active guest participation.
  • Our specialized hi-res video ingest pipeline was updated further to account for different possible audio track/channel setups. This is an optional add-on which can be enabled on request, so please contact us in case you are interested.
  • Some backend optimations to analytics tracking were added.
Release notes: 15 March 20212021-03-26T15:23:48+00:00
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