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v8.16
JW Player

Emsg metadata in MPEG-DASH streams

Latest Release: June 18, 2020

Our metadata API events allow developers to listen for timed metadata embedded in the media file to signal the start and stop of an ad. This release adds support for parsing Event Message box events, or esmg, which carries ID3 metadata, often used in DASH streams.

v.8.16.0

Release Date: June 18, 2020

Updates

  • Added support for triggering the on('meta') and on('metadataCueParsed') methods based on in-band emsg timed metadata.
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2020-06-08
JW Platform

Advanced Search and Live Channel Updates

New Dashboard features to make video workflows easier and more extensible. Plus Live Channel updates that make it so past events from a Live Channel can now be downloaded locally to edit.

Updates

Video Management Dashboard

  • Advanced Search for Media Assets

    • Users can now search by published or created date range
    • Users can now search by custom parameter key/value pairs
  • Instream vs. outstream impressions can now be tracked in the usage section of the dashboard

  • Added new configuration options for outstream players:

    • Have a blank gray or automatically collapsing end state
    • Display an “Advertisement” label above the player
  • Performance improvements

Live Channels

  • Tags and Custom Parameters can be added to a Live Channel and are inherited by the Live Event asset.
  • Downloading of past events to your local machine are now available in the Live Channels Detail Page under ‘Recent Events’

Media Delivery API

  • Tags are now formatted as individual elements in the googledfp output template. More information on supported output feed formats can be found here

Fixes

Video Management Dashboard

  • Fixed an issue with trimming failures on VOD media assets
  • Fixed an issue with saving players with ad schedule configurations
  • Fixed an issue preventing proper tag filter for Content Score
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v3.15
iOS SDK
3.15.1

Asynchronous API

Latest Release: June 18, 2020 (Build 122)

We've extended the API to allow for asynchronous blocking between playlist items. Loading, ads, and playback of the next playlist item can be blocked until async operation resolves. We also added other new API callbacks and events, see the notes below.

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v3.15
Android SDK
3.15.0

Emsg support

Latest Release: June 25, 2020 (Build 107)

Our metadata API events allow developers to listen for timed metadata embedded in the media file to signal the start and stop of an ad. This release adds support for parsing Event Message box events, or esmg, which carries ID3 metadata, often used in DASH streams.

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