Kaltura MediaSpace Go (KMS Go) Android Release Notes

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Version

Date Released

October 7, 2019
September 9, 2019
July 24, 2019
July 8, 2019
June 27, 2019
June 11, 2019
May 29, 2019
May 12, 2019
1.8.6   
April 4, 2019 
1.6.9   
Feb 3, 2019
1.6.2   
Jan 16, 2019
1.6.1          
Jan 13, 2019
Dec 23, 2018
Dec 20, 2018
Dec 2, 2018
November 1, 2018
March 12, 2018
Internal Beta
Feb 14, 2018
Jan 25, 2018
August 28, 2017
August 8, 2017
1.0 
May 7, 2017
0.7.2 Beta  
March 20, 2017

Tested Operating Systems

Tested Mobile Devices

Device

Android  

Samsung S7 edge 

 9.0

Samsung S8

 8.0

Samsung S8 plus

 8.0

Samsung A7

 8.0

Samsung S6

 7.0

Nexus 5

 8.0

V 1.12.7

What's New

  • “Watch Later” Playlist – If you want to watch a video, but don’t have the time or just want to save it for later, simply choose the “Watch Later” option on the selected video, and it will be added to your “Watch Later” playlist.
  • Use Native Share to upload media straight to KMS Go - You can now use the native share option on your device, to upload any media from your device straight to KMS Go.

Resolved Issues

SUP-18774

Links inside Channel Category descriptions are now clickable

KNA-1019

Videos and audios from "My Downloads", will now auto play even if the device is offline.

V 1.12.0

What's New

  • Videos with hotspots can now be played and interacted with on the app.
  • We spruced-up the "My Page" screen, where you can find your History, Media, and Downloads - from now on your list are presented as a menu instead of horizontal galleries.
  • In-Video-Quiz has been given a thorough overhaul, with a whole bunch of performance improvements and bug fixes for various long-standing issues.
  • In-Video-Quiz now supports Open Questions
  • In-Video Quiz – Multiple Attempts (retaking a quiz) is now available in KMS Go.
  • We added a progress bar and scrubber to our player in minimized state.

Resolved Issues

 KNA-1028

Pressing the 'previous' button while playing the first media in a list will no longer freeze the 'Play/Pause' button.

KNA-1185

360 entries now have an icon on their thumbnail to differentiate them from other types of entries.

KNA-1325

Videos from "Continue Watching", will now continue to play from the last viewing position instead of starting from the beginning


V 1.11.5

What's New

  • Bug fixes

V 1.11.2

What's New

  • Bug fixes

Resolved Issues

 SUP-14640

Live webcast entries are now available for watching also off air, as VOD. 

SUP-17122

App is restarted after a long idle time.


V 1.10.6

What's New

  • Bug fixes

V 1.10.1

What's New

  • Bug fixes

Resolved Issues

 SUP-16257

Hyperlinks included in the entry description are now highlighted and clickable.

SUP-18297

HTML tags are now displayed correctly on the entry page.

V 1.9.8

What's New

  • Support viewing 360° videos and VR
  • Bug fixes

Resolved Issues

SUP-17496

Better presentation of home playlist with no name


Limitations

 1

Background playing is not supported for 360° videos.

When playing 360° video and navigating to another screen, the video will be closed.

2

360° videos playback is not supported in 'Continues Play' mode.

3

Compass is missing when playing 360° video

V 1.9.2

What's New

  • We now allow admins to configure the extend of idle time for a user's login. Once configured, any time above te defined maximum idle time will require the user to login to the application again.
  • Bug fixes

V 1.8.6

What's New

  • Chapters & Slides Viewing Support: we added the ability to view chapters, slides and multi streams.
  • Media with such rich content, will now present a new navigation menu, where users can browse between the different chapters or slide.
  • Users will also be able to use the new switch button to switch between video view and slide view, as well as between other available video sources.
  • Bug Fixes and performance enhancements 

Resolved Issues 

SUP-16133

Hyperlinks are now working properly

SUP-16691

Closed Captions are now displayed properly for audio entries

V 1.6.9

What's New

  • Improved offline experience - added quick access to My Downloads while offline 
  • Bug Fixes and performance enhancements 

Resolved Issues

SUP-16693

Moving app to background will no longer cause the app the relaunch from scratch when returning to the app

V 1.6.2

What's New

  • Bug Fixes 
  • Ability to send an app log file to Customer Care 

Resolved Issues

SUP-16694

Tapping on media player in device notification drawer now triggers the app as expected

V 1.6.1

What's New

  • Bug Fixes and Performance improvements

Resolved Issues

SUP-13654

Disabling Unlisted publish settings on web will now reflect in the publish settings in the app

V 1.5.10

What's New

  • Bug Fixes

V 1.5.9

What's New

  • Bug Fixes

Resolved Issues

SUP-16222

Channels published to categories now show correct metadata

SUP-16189

Audio Entry now shows single player controls

SUP-15770

Comment configuration additional support


V 1.4.4

What's New

  • Performance Enhancement
s:
    • Improved Home Page loading time and experience
    • Additional deep linking flows
    • Improved Live entry UI support 
  • Bug Fixes

Resolved Issues

SUP-16189

Resolved issue with double player controls in Play mode.

SUP-16082

Deep link to entry from a channel context is now working as expected.

SUP-14723

Deep Link from certain devices is now stable.

SUP-15738

Loading time for Home Page is now shorter, and UI supports placeholders when network is slow

SUP-15770

Comment configuration additional support

V 1.3.17

What's New

  • Podcast experience:

    • Support Channel Playlists - Curated playlists (podcasts)
    • My Subscriptions Feed - If enabled by the Admin, media from your subscribed channels will easily be accessed from your home page, or from the navigation bar
    • New Play widget
    • Play in Background
    • Continuous Playback
    • Channel Subscription
    • Push Notifications - Get a push notification when new media was added to your subscribed channel
    • Share Channel Playlist
    • Share Channel

    • Subscribing to a Channel directly from the Media Page
  • IVQ support
  • New Smart App Banner - Support for deep linking.

  • Channels can now be added to the Home Page
  • Configuration to hide “Inspire Me” from the app
  • Configuration to hide the media’s publisher name
  • Auto Delete Played Media from "My Downloads" option
  • Language support - Added ability to Change the app’s language in app settings
  • KMS Go now supports adding a legal document – EULA. This is configurable in the Admin, and customers can edit the default text to their own. 
  • Enhancements
    • Channel information is now exposed to the Channel Page without an extra tap

    • Option to continue to Publish directly after uploading
    • Bug Fixes

V 1.2.2

What's New

  • Support Multi Authentication - SSO

V 1.2.1

What's New

  • Support Multi Authentication - SSO - Beta

V 1.2.0

What's New

  • Audio support in Playback, Download, Trim & Upload, Publish and Edit Entry
  • Image support in View, Download, Upload, Publish and Edit Entry
  • YouTube Entry Support
  • Live Media Playback and UI 
  • My History and Resume Playback (Continue Watching)  - Capability of viewing your viewing history and resuming payback for partially watched videos.
  • Tag autocomplete and Tag suggestions Support
  • Channel Sorting - Will present as configured on Web
  • Enable/Disable Media Views will work as configured on Web

Resolved Issues

KNA-490

In the KMS Admin >Application Module, the enableViews parameter is now working properly and is showing the number of views per entry. If the parameter is set to NO - the number of views in the app on are hidden on the Media page.

KNA-499

The channels now appear in the same order (sorting) as configured on the web.

KNA 418

Tag autocomplete and tag suggestions have been implmented.


 Limitations

 KNA-191

Authentication- SSO (HTTP)- After logout the system shouldn't remember the user on the next login

V 1.1.0A

What's New

  • Important Bug Fix

Resolved Issues

ID#Description
SUP-13360Unable to pass login page on Android

V 1.1.0

What's New - List of Content Features

  • Upload - We are glad to announce that we have added the ability to upload media on-the-go.
  • Create - A great new addition is the ability to capture media via the app, and trim the media prior to uploading.
  • Edit Media Page- Now you can make edits to the media's metadata and custom metadata, such as description, title, tags and more. 
  • Delete Media - Allows you to delete a media.
  • Publish - We are proud to introduce the ability to publish media to your entitled channels and categories, while on-the-go! 
  • Support Terms of Use - If you have Terms Of Use activated on the account, you will be experiencing the same behavior on mobile as on the web!

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

 SUP-11728

The Category Menu is now refreshing as expected, and new categories that are created in KMS are visible in the app.

 SUP-11729

When the Download module in the KMS Admin Console is set to "No", the download for offline is also blocked.

Known Issues

ID#

Description

 KNA-382

While in the Publish to Channels page, sometimes items under "Recent" (list of recent channels you published to), may not appear

KNA-357

Currently, there are no auto suggestions when entering Tags in the Edit Entry screen.

V 1.0.1

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

SUP-11231

The problem that caused the following error message to appear "Access to media was restricted by your administrator" has been fixed. Access controls for IP restrictions are now working properly. 

V 1.0

What's New - List of Content Features

  • Homepage
  • Playlist Page
  • Entry Page
  • Comments Module
  • Likes Module
  • Share Module
  • Downloads Module
  • Offline Playback
  • Search and Browse (Categories and Channels)
  • Channel and Category Page
  • Inspire Me Module
  • My Media Page
  • Access Control
  • Kaltura Player SDK 0.2.16

Known Issues

ID#

Description

KNA-292

Offline- the Play/Pause button hangs when turning off the Internet.

KNA-238

Turning off the Internet in the middle of downloading is not indicated.

KNA-235

Comments module - Unable to delete a newly created comment/reply.

KNA-225

Login Page- Forgotten password gives an error screen.

KNA-286

Samsung S7 Edge: Deleting text  on the URL page .is not possible,

KNA-184

Corporate login - The opening page is not displayed correctly and the components are not aligned properly.

KMS-13872

Access Control (not an Android bug but affects it)- Blocking flavors does not block the entry from downloading and does not display the correct native message.

V  0.7.2 (Beta)

Known Issues

ID#

Description

KNA-191

After logging out, the system remembers the user from the previous login and you cannot enter a new username and password.

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