Release Notes - Kaltura Core, KMC, and Player Widgets - July 22, 2013

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Kaltura Edition: 

July 22, 2013

These release notes pertain to the Hercules SaaS update released July 22, 2013. 

These release notes are intended for Kaltura SaaS customers.

Product/Component

Version Number / Description

Release Tag

2013_07_16

Server Version

8.0.1

KMC Version

5.36.3

KDP Version

HTML5 Version

What's New in this Release

Feature

Description

Feature Availability

KMC Preview and Embed

  • External stand-alone preview page is now clearly marked as not targeted for production usages.
  • Embed codes now include Kaltura SEO links only in trial account.
  • External stand-alone preview page  was moved from the kmc.kaltura.com domain to the www.kaltura.com domain for security reasons (preventing JS hacking).
  • The embed code text area was set to view only mode, to prevent embed errors that resulted from user editing.

General Availability in all KMC accounts

Resolved Issues

JIRA #

Summary

SUP-307

An issue with the flavor’s setting having no impact on readiness behavior was fixed.

SUP-428

A fix in the KDP Akamai HD Plugin was set to avoid unneeded calls to localhost/crossdomain.xml.

SUP-423

A playback issue in HTC One Andorid phone (os version 4.1.2) was fixed.

SUP-288

An issue causing duplication of the m3u8 flavor in the player flavor selector on iPad was fixed.

SUP-360

An issue with non-accurate video duration presented in the KMC was fixed.

SUP-450

An issue with having sporadic black screen in the KDP was fixed.

SUP-125

An issue causing “categories are locked” API error when creating a channel in MediaSpace was fixed.

SUP-412

The incorrect "Off Air"  indication during live streaming was fixed.

SUP-438

The problem HTML5 pre-roll / mid-roll ads when using a LiveRail JavaScript tag implementation was fixed.

SUP-305

A specific issue with live stream entry not playing in KDP while playing in HTML5, was fixed

SUP-395

A specific issue with access control geo-blocking when using mobile devices and legacy Flash embed code was fixed.

SUP-403

A specific issue with Omniture analytics not being sent correctly from the KDP was fixed.

Known Issues

JIRA #

Component

Summary

FEC-336

KDP

eventType of 75% is not sent from KDP for pre/mid/post roll ads

FEC-335

KDP

eventType:16 (Replay) is not sent from KDP after a post roll ad.

KMC Tested Browsers

The following browsers were tested for this release (recommended resolution 1024x768):

  • Firefox (latest0
  • Chrome (latest)
  • IE 9 on Windows 7

Player Tested Devices

Platform

Version

Reference Device

KDP

3.8.9

Chrome (latest) FF(latest) IE9, IE8

HTML5

1.8.9

iPad2 iOS 5.1.1 and 6.0.1

 
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