Kaltura MediaSpace Go (KMS Go) iOS Release Notes

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Kaltura MediaSpace Go (KMS Go) iOS Release Notes

Version

Date Released

2.2.1

 Sep 4, 2018

2.2.0

July 6, 2018

2.1.4

March, 12, 2018

2.1.3

Feb 21, 2018 

2.1.2

Feb.14, 2018

2.0.6

Oct, 26, 2017

2.0.5

Aug 2nd, 2017

2.0.4

May 5, 2017

2.0.3

Jan 9th 2017 

2.0.2 

Oct 31st 2016 

2.0.1

 Sep 25th 2016

2.0.0

Sep 11th 2016

Tested Operating Systems

Tested Mobile Devices

Device

iOS

iPhone 5

iPhone 6

9

iPhone 7+

10, 11

iPhone X

11

iPad mini 4

9

New iPad (2017)

10

iPad Pro 9.7

11

V2.2.1

What's New

  • New Smart App Banner - Opening a shared media link on a mobile device, will prompt the new Smart App Banner, which will suggest users to open the shared link in KMS Go.
    This is a great way to promote your app, and let your users experience video in KMS Go native app
  • Improved upload-to-publish flow - Upon successful media upload, users will be suggested a direct link to the upload flow.

V2.2.0

What's New

  • IVQ support
  • Channel Subscription
  • Push Notifications - Get a push notification when new media was added to your subscribed channel
  • 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
    • Continous Playback
  • Auto Delete Played Media from "My Downloads" option
  • Default Language support - KMS Go will now use the default language that was defined on the KMS.
  • Option to continue to Publish directly after uploading

V2.1.4

What's New

Support Multi Authentication - SSO 

Resolved Issues

SUP-12934

KMS Go SSO Authentication is now Supported

SUP-13809

KMS Go SSO Authentication is now Supported

SUP-13696

App No Longer Crashes when tapping on My Page icon for some instances

V2.1.3

What's New

Access Control with Domain Restriction is now supported with the new Player SDK

Resolved Issues

SUP-13642

When Access control restriction by domain, is applied for content, then there is no longer an issue with playback on iOS devices.

V2.1.2

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 support
  • iPhone X Support
  • My History and Resume Playback (Continue Watching) - Capability of viewing your viewing history and resuming payback for partially watched videos.
  • Kaltura Mobile Player SDK Integration including: 
    • VOD and Live Playback
    • Multi audio tracks
    • Multi Captions (Webvtt)
    • Bitrate selection
  • Upload from Cloud Support
  • Search Modifications - In  the Search results, tapping the entry's thumbnail will present a new view with search term highlighted and the metadata that the term was found in.
  • 3D Touch quick action clicking -  On the Device Home page, long tapping the app Icon will present a drop down menu for a direct navigation to My Media, Inspire Me, and Search. See the KMS GO for iOS User Guide for more information. 
  • Tag autocomplete and Tag suggestions Support
  • Channel Sorting - Will present as configured on Web
  • Enable/Disable Media Views will work as configured on Web
  • Bug Fixes

Resolved Issues

KNI-1078

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.

KNI-1122

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

KNI-954

Tag autocomplete and tag suggestions have been implmented. 

SUP-12580

KMS GO -The app version has been updated to match the app Store app version number. The issue with the login has been resolved.

SUP-11735

KMS GO - The Language combo box is no longer blank in the iPhone.

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V2.06

What's New

  • Create, Trim and Upload Media -  You can now upload media to your KMS GO Instance. You can upload new media or media you choose from your device’s Photos or Gallery. You can also trim media before you upload it to your KMS Go instance.
  • Publish Media – You can publish all media items on your KMS GO instance from your device, to MediaSpace channels and categories. 
  • Edit Entry – Media entry metadata may be modified and updated on your device.

Known Issues

KNI-1021

Sometimes (rarely), after the phone turns off, (by users or by itself) the upload is not continued.

 

Limitations

KNI-982

Upload will not resume when switching from WiFi to 4G.

KNI-906

Uploading cannot be paused, only canceled.

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V2.05

Resolved Issues

KNI-875

Access Control:  Restricted entries are no longer downloaded through the quick action in the playlist view.

KNI-883 

Entry page: Custom metadata is now presented in the entry page.

KNI-859 

You can now enter a URL without having to type "https://".

SUP-10491 

The Owner role can share content on the KMS GO app as on the Web.

SUP-10980 

The audio has been fixed and is now controlled by the volume buttons on the device and not by the on/off ringer switch.

SUP-10975 

When the "Downloadmedia" module is set to "NO", downloading media is blocked on the app and the download icon does not appear on the entry page.

SUP-11022 

Private categories are now displayed after login.

KMS-14546

Custom playlists are now refreshed properly. 

Known Issues

KNI-886

The iOS KMS GO Smart Banner may not display properly on some devices.

KNI-878

The application name "KMS GO" is hardcoded and may not be translated properly.

Limitations

SUP-11298

Captions options are not displaying as expected in the KMS Go app.

When selecting captions on the player, the Audio and Subtitles screen is displayed without the relevant caption options. By tapping on the screen the captions may appear.

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V2.0.4

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

KNI-400

Entry pages are now refreshing properly.

KNI-840

Commenting now works according to the KMS configuration roles.

KNI-848

Smart Banner UX improvement.

KNI-868

Refreshing My Downloads now works as expected.

KNI-867

Playing Entries from Home page, that were also downloaded, will no longer use the downloaded entry to play from

KNI-866

The Kaltura Access Control model is fully supported and enforced.

 

OnPrem support has been added for up-to-date OnPrem accounts. Hard coded CDN URL links were removed and links are taken from the KMS Server. 

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V2.0.3

What's New

  • Smart banner and deep link - A banner has been added to Install/View in App when trying to open a media link on your mobile device.  When the link is pressed, the mobile browser (Safari) is opened with the KMS web app displayed. The mobile page has a banner (a.k.a smart banner) that provides the option to install the app, if not already installed on your mobile device, or open the app if already installed. 
  • Custom application packaging:
    • An option to change the default URL for the first launch of the app has been added. The app launches with the default URL when it is first downloaded and opened. Users can select “Change URL” to change it.The app will launch with this URL when it is downloaded and opened. 
    • The application now opens with a single splash screen (Welcome screen), instead of two screens as in the general app.
  • iOS10 support has been added

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

KNI-400 In the 'Search and Browse' page, not all the sub-categories are shown.
KNI-405 In the 'Search and Browse' page, not all the Channels are shown.
KNI-293 Tapping on a playlist from the homepage does not display all entries.

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V2.0.2 

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

KNI-791 

The app no longer hangs after inputting an invalid URL. 

 

V2.0.1

Known Issues

ID#

Description

KNI-400

 In the 'Search and Browse' page, not all sub-categories are shown.

KNI-405

When vieweing a media item in large screen resolutions (e.g. 1280x800), the video player size does not fit the entire iframe.

Workaround: Scroll down to reach the player's control bar.

KNI-293

Tapping on a playlist from the homepage does not display all of the  entries.

KNI-791 

The app hangs after inputting an invalid URL. Workaround:close and reopen the app.

SUP-11298

Caption menu appears blank. Note that functionality is there, and captions on/off/language are selectable, but not visible.

This will be handled when Kaltura Mobile Player SDK will be implemented

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