July 2019 Release Notes - Blackboard Learn

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Version 5.2.8

These release notes pertain to the Kaltura Video Building Block 5 for Blackboard Learn 9.x, released July 28, 2019, build version 5.2.8, minimum KAF version 5.86.x, supporting the Blackboard SaaS, Self- and Managed-Hosting deployments .

The Kaltura Video Building Block supports the following service packs:

  • Blackboard Learn Self- and Managed-Hosting - Q2 2019, Q4 2018, Q2 2018, and Q4 2017.
  • Blackboard Learn SaaS in the classic Learn experience v3700.

Resolved Issues




Featured Media - We have adjusted the size of the featured Media div to fit the page. However, in some sizes the scroll bar appears. this will be fixed in next deployment. 





E-mail Announcements support - due to BB policy, dynamic URLs must be used for kaltura items. Kaltura is working with the BB team to find a way to support this feature.

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