The "Show closed captions" option in the YouTube app is now replaced with a selection box that also allows you to pick a specific language for the closed captions to be shown.
October 18, 2023
The default name "Untitled" for a new page is now postfixed with a sequence number to make it more easy to distinguish from other untitled pages.
ChromeOS 117 failed to display the Verdana font correctly; we've fixed this inside our app.
October 5, 2023
Added option to PowerBI app to allow user interaction during playback.
October 4, 2023
Fixed problem with pasting text in the My Data app's "lines of text" field.
September 29, 2023
Fixed problem with pasting birthdays in the Birthdays app table: it would leave the first date empty.
September 25, 2023
Added backgroundSize and backgroundPosition functions to custom app transformation logic API.
September 21, 2023
Added multi-image support to the LinkedIn app.
September 13, 2023
You can now also configure a specific time until which a video should play.
September 11, 2023
Fixed issue where the date/time selector would sometimes be hidden behind a popup window.
September 8, 2023
Added support for YouTube Shorts.
September 7, 2023
Changed option Playback only on registered players to Playback allowed on to allow playback both on registered players and channels shared with the shareable web address.
Added extra Porteus Kiosk configuration options
August 22, 2023
Added app.playbackContext to the custom app transformation logic interface.
August 16, 2023
New channel mixin functionality released!
August 8, 2023
Fixed missing images with LinkedIn posts.
August 5, 2023
Fixed issue with incorrect day names in the daily weather forecast when the player's system timezone was not the same as the configured content timezone.
June 29, 2023
Scheduled LinkedIn posts are no longer shown in the LinkedIn app.
June 29, 2023
Scheduled LinkedIn posts are no longer shown in the LinkedIn app.
June 22, 2023
You now don't have to repeatedly sign in to Instagram anymore.
Fixed a problem where a slidepage with a YouTube video on it would not be downloadable.
June 21, 2023
Added "Time since" option to Time app.
May 23, 2023
Fixed issue where pasting birthdays from Excel in Windows into the Birthdays app would result in an "incorrect date format" error.
May 19, 2023
Fixed errors when a number of items (like images) were dragged moved to different folders in quick succession.
Add pagination to invoice list and changed order from new to old.
May 11, 2023
Fixed pasting of dates from a spreadsheet to the Birthdays app
Fix adding of Microsoft calendar account
May 8, 2023
Added "Timed messages" as an option to the My Data app
April 26, 2023
Removed Twitter app, because Twitter does not allow read access to tweets anymore.
Added TikTok app.
April 24, 2023
Fix touch navigation in an event triggered playlist.
April 18, 2023
You can now use a YouTube video or playlist as background music for your playlist.
April 14, 2023
Page playback duration can now be set to a 5 digit number instead of 4 digits, allowing the duration to be set to more than 27 hours.
April 6, 2023
When you have company templates enabled, the "Add page" button will now open the company templates first, where a blank page is the first option.
Corrected issue with navigating back in the feed of the Slideshow app
April 4, 2023
Fix issue with newly added Microsoft Calendar account not showing up
Fix timeout issue on Google Calendar with many recurring events
March 28, 2023
Added support for OneDrive files in the My Data app.
Added Canva design hint to page designer.
Videos in event triggered playlists are now preloaded as well.
Added option to allow user interaction with a web page in the Web Page app.
March 15, 2023
When scheduling a page or playlist for a period less than a week, the corresponding weekdays will now be automatically selected.
March 13, 2023
Added touchable elements and touch-triggered playlists.
Fixed issue with touchable elements not on a foreground page not being touchable.
March 7, 2023
Fixed login with Microsoft when upper and lower case letters in the email address in Bizplay do not match with the email address at Microsoft.
February 14, 2023
Added reload button to Calendar element to enable retrieval of the latest calendar entries.
Added link to the help page of the currently selected element or app in the page designer.
February 9, 2023
Fixed missing audio in Vimeo videos.
February 3, 2023
Added option to select workspace in PowerBI app.
January 30, 2023
Added analog clock representation to the Time app.
The Slideshow app can now also be configured to trigger a page transition after each individual display of an image.
January 26, 2023
Solved issue where a page with a Vimeo video stops playing after a couple of seconds when the next page also contains a Vimeo video.
January 25, 2023
Added ability to drag images and videos between "my ...", "company" and "system" tabs in their respective catalogs.
January 18, 2023
Fixed issue where videos in a Slideshow app would sound through in the next page when a video triggers a page transition.
If a Facebook post contains multiple images, the Facebook app will now show the main image.
January 3, 2023
When a video was played again (after initial playback), you would sometimes first see the last frame of when it last stopped playback. This has now been fixed.
January 2, 2023
Instagram accounts now don't require reauthorization every 2 months (when used frequently)
December 22, 2022
When dragging a page into a playlist that starts a new line, the new line is now correctly sized.
December 20, 2022
Changed the request body of externally triggered content to accept a list of playback device codes instead of just one. It still accepts a single playback device code, but that is no longer the preferred method.
December 13, 2022
Fixed issue with closing the background page catalog
Added better error handling when one of the stock photo sites is unavailable
December 5, 2022
Fixed issue where an event trigger would sometimes not cause a playlist to transition
November 29, 2022
Fixed the "use this image" and "use this video" button in the Unsplash and Pexels image and video tabs
November 28, 2022
Added the option for a company administrator to share images and videos in company images and company videos tabs
Added the option for resellers to share images and videos with their customers in system images and system videos tabs
Fixed an issue where the "current playlist" mentioned in the channel icon would not correctly use the company time zone
November 23, 2022
Fixed playback of custom background music station on a playlist
November 22, 2022
Added the FIFA World Cup Soccer 2022 app!
Made it so that you can also configure on what dashboards you don't want a custom app to be available
Added the option for our resellers to distribute their own apps to their customers
When you set an app to be available or unavailable within your company, the selection is now automatically saved
November 14, 2022
Fix endless loop which sometimes occurred in Chrome on the Pricelist app, where user would click out of the browser window and then back in again, but clicking on a different cell than the one currently selected.
November 10, 2022
Fixed error when trying to log in with a Microsoft account
November 9, 2022
Fixed issue where the YouTube app would sometimes malfunction in the designer
November 7, 2022
Showing PowerBI reports and dashboards is now easy with our new Power BI app
October 24, 2022
You can now see your upcoming subscription renewal date
Fixed issue with filtered element not skipping page correctly when empty due to its filter
Extended the maximum look ahead of the Calendar to 2 months
Fixed lagging of YouTube live streams
Fixed Dropbox early authorization expiration
October 11, 2022
A video uploaded from Pexels is now almost always directly usable in the page designer; no need to wait for transcoding
October 9, 2022
Video processing will now show a progress indicator
Countdown timer now shows time segments in configured language of page-content
October 3, 2022
All channel playback options are now presented in a popup window
All old dashboards have been converted to the new design
September 20, 2022
Fixed issue with YouTube videos that trigger page transitions when the page transitions are set to "none": this now no longer causes the screen to occasionally go blank
September 7, 2022
Fixed copying of a dashboard with linked playlists
When copying of a dashboard fails, it does not start over again and create a new incomplete copies
Fixed hanging of Time app on older webbrowsers
September 5, 2022
Fixed right-to-left language support in the Pricelist app
Fixed layout of activity monitor overiew and authorized accounts overview when there are multiple email addresses on one line
September 2, 2022
The Page progress app would appear late on a foreground page on every new page show; this is fixed
August 25, 2022
An active player that is currently not playing any content is no longer labeled as "inactive" by an activity monitor
August 24, 2022
The QR code app now has a transparent background by default. The white background can be switched on by selecting the new "High contrast background" option.
Increased left margin in title of the "image with title" view
July 26, 2022
Added new article.backgroundColor and article.backgroundBlendMode functions to the transformation logic of custom apps.
July 20, 2022
Fixed problem where many frequent feed request would prevent a page from being able to determine if it could be shown based on the condition if data is available or not. This could cause the playback to hang for a couple of minutes.
Fixed issue with the Slideshow app not being visible when it was set to "animate in".
Added new app.format.lineHeight function to the transformation logic of custom apps.
July 14, 2022
Add six new weather styles to the Weather app and the option to set your own background color
July 13, 2022
Add shortcut key F to the page designer to toggle the selected element's full screen mode (the same as double clicking it)
July 11, 2022
PDF processing is limited to documents with a maximum number of 50 pages
July 07, 2022
When setting a "valid through" date/time for a playlist in a channel, the default time is now set to 11:59PM
When changing a "valid from" or "valid through" date of a playlist in a channel, it would not preselect the currently set date
When adding a playlist to a closed channel, it would sometimes add that playlist twice
Sometimes when a playlist was dragged into a channel, it would not be editable right away
When opening a image or video catalog, it will highlight the image or video that is currently assigned to the element (if any)
Corrected resizing of the playlist editor when the browser window is resized
Channel playback address icon is highlighted when hovering over a channel icon, to emphasize that that contains important information
July 06, 2022
Rotating social media posts are now shown from new to old instead of from old to new
July 04, 2022
Fixed issues with processing of uploaded PDF
The dashboard selector in the header of the dashboard can now be filtered by typing the desired dashboard name
June 30, 2022
Volume control is now available for the Slideshow app
Page transition at video end is now available for the Slideshow app
June 20, 2022
Updated styling of countdown timer
June 15, 2022
Selecting a stock photo now correctly adds it to your page again right after upload
Solved problem with processing of multi-page PDF's
Solved problem where a second or third playlist in a channel would not be opened in edit mode
When adding a video with an aspect ratio other that 16:9, the element now correctly adopts the correct aspect ratio
Fixed processing of ESPN RSS feed
June 13, 2022
Twitter accounts can be added correctly again
May 31, 2022
Solved problem where the we didn't take the playback device's location into account when determining its time zone
May 20, 2022
An update to our version of Raspberry Pi OS is available which is 64 bit for the first time and that contains a simple watchdog that allows you to reboot the system from your dashboard.
Fixed problem where some players would report that a channel could not be loaded
Removed the permission request to "read all user's profiles" when logging in with Microsoft
May 19, 2022
Fixed problem where some players would not show up as being online, whereas they were playing correctly
May 13, 2022
Notices of problems with playback will now only be shown if those problems occur more that 3 times per day
May 10, 2022
Using PDF documents in pages is now possible using the image or slide show apps
April 29, 2022
Fixed issue with uploaded video not being played in its full intended size
20 april 2022
Fixed issue with background image not being copied along when a page is copied from a template or another dashboard
April 19, 2022
The Web Page app's minimum height has been lowered to 200
Fixed issue with rendering of Birthdays app on a page shown on the old dashboard
April 14, 2022
Fixed issue with video that is "animated in" not being displayed
April 11, 2022
Fixed problem with visualization of cropped images as well as image borders and rounded corners
April 8, 2022
The Slideshow app now also supports playback of video
March 31, 2022
Increased speed of loading channels and displaying the channel schedule
March 30, 2022
You can now add background music to a playlist
Color code can be entered again in the color pickers in the text editing toolbar
Technical administrators will not get redirected to an empty dashboard anymore
March 29, 2022
Fix problem with clearing page background color
Fix issue with template page thumbnails disappearing
March 25, 2022
Highlight the channel playback address icon to make it more apparent that that should be used instead of the shareable playback address from the popup menu
March 24, 2022
Significantly improved performance loading large image and video catalogs
March 24, 2022
Search term gets cleared when uploading image or video in order to see it being added to the catalog
March 23, 2022
Add SmoothPublish as an image provider to the image catalog (for SmoothPublish customers only)
March 22, 2022
Fix issue with displaying specific RSS feeds
March 18, 2022
Fix issue with URL shortner not being applied for long URLs in the QR code app
March 10, 2022
Briefly show a message that a channel is empty, when it's started without any currently active content
March 1, 2022
A playback device name now needs to be unique within the scope of a category instead of a company
February 22, 2022
Fix problem where you could not set the color of selected text in Safari
February 21, 2022
When selecting an image for a newly added image element, the image will assume the image element's outer dimensions
February 20, 2022
Fix issue where an author was unable to upload images or videos
Fix caching problem with custom apps using HTTP POST request, where the apps are used multiple times with only variations in the HTTP POST request body.
February 18, 2022
Prevent warning symbol from popping up too quickly when only very briefly the data was not yet marked as loaded
February 9, 2022
In the Streaming Audio app you can now choose from a selection of categorized web radio stations
February 8, 2022
In the user overview screen it is now possible to search for a user on name or email address (it is sufficient to use part of the name or email address as a search term)
You can now sort the columns of the user overview screen
In the player overview screen a total per category is now shown
February 2, 2022
Fix issue with selecting emoji's and adding a table in the text element
February 1, 2022
Fix issue with linked playlists sometimes playing content that does not match the page schedules
January 31, 2022
Sample pages are now organized in "template collections"
The text editor now also uses the more versatile color picker used in other elements
January 17, 2022
The "text shadow" option went missing in the text element; that's now back again
January 14, 2022
You can now easily add a box around your text, directly in the properties of a text element
January 6, 2022
Added Japanese as a new selectable system language
January 3, 2022
Fix issue with text editor, where setting the color of a specific word in the text wouldn't work
Add #add function to Line, Paragraph and Block transformation functions to add more content after creation
December 8, 2021
Solved the error that sometimes led to the message "The change you wanted was rejected" when trying to log in
December 2, 2021
Added the Price list app
November 30, 2021
When you have a custom app with a generic authorization header, that header is now also passed correctly to the server when you communicate with the data source only within your own network
When the registration code of a playback device expires, the registration page is now automatically refreshed with a new registration code
November 26, 2021
When the content in an element starts to scroll, it doesn't jump back to the top anymore right before a page transition
November 25, 2021
In custom apps, app-specific properties of the enumeration type can now also set to allow multiple selections
November 16, 2021
Playback device lists can now be sorted
Added Ken Burns animation effect for images and Slideshows
November 5, 2021
Fix problem where double clicking of portrait video enlarge to landscape
Player registration page is made to fit better on low resolutions
Made the description "Move to next page when video ends" more clear
November 4, 2021
Fixed issue where the media upload progress bar would sometimes not disappear after a successful upload
November 3, 2021
Fixed issue where some values of element properties would not be displayed correctly in the designer
October 26, 2021
Upcoming subscription renewal notifications are not sent anymore when the renewal has already commenced
October 22, 2021
Fixed issue where multiple simultaneous uploads of media could end up in the same folder, which made them all disappear when one was deleted later
October 20, 2021
Fix error when opening the custom apps page
October 18, 2021
You can assign a location to a playback device, which replaces the timezone option. In the Time, Date and Weather app you can specify that it should use the playback device's location for the data shown. The Calendar app also uses the timezone of the selected location.
A category can have a location too. If a playback device falls in a certain category, it will inherit the location of that category (unless configured differently on playback device level).
The player registration page now also shows a QR code, which takes you to a player registration page on which the registration code and selected channel are already prefilled.
The player registration code is shortened to 4 characters
October 11, 2021
The "remember me" option at login would not always work correctly; this has been fixed
October 7, 2021
Fixed problem where the thumbnail of an uploaded video was be of very low quality in the designer
October 6, 2021
Fixed problem where the image and video catalogs would not open when creating an emergency alert page
October 4, 2021
Added a new style to the News and RSS apps: one that shows a large image with a title overlaid on top of that
You can configure a user account to allow login with Microsoft Azure credentials, instead of dedicated Bizplay credentials
September 28, 2021
You can now give an image rounded corners and even make it completely round, analogous to a Box element
September 20, 2021
As of today, all data is stored on EU servers to ensure better data protection by law.
September 15, 2021
As of now, the name of a playback device needs to be unique.
September 10, 2021
When you drag a page that has been scheduled before into a playlist, that newly added page will adopt the exact same schedule
When you drag a page that has not been scheduled before into a playlist, it will adopt the schedule of the last page that was scheduled in a playlist (if any), but the schedule will not be active by default
September 8, 2021
You can now specify for a page in a playlist that if it is scheduled, it should be automatically removed from the playlist once it becomes inactive.
September 7, 2021
Only allowing players with a certain IP address to play content was temporarily unavailable, but now back on again.
August 30, 2021
When sharing a page with a background image, the thumbnail would disappear in the dashboard. This has been fixed.
August 2, 2021
After copying a page, playlist or channel, the corresponding section remained empty. This has now been fixed.
July 30, 2021
When navigating to another page in a page dialog (e.g. Add > From sample page), the pagination of the main page section remains unchanged
Image and video catalogs now navigate back to the first page after a new item is uploaded
When a Pexel or Unsplash image or video is uploaded, the image/video catalog content is refreshed
Folder longer names in the image and video catalog now fit better
When a image, video or page catalog is opened in a not too tall browser window, the content will at least show two lines of items instead of only one
July 29, 2021
Fixed problem were a page with a background image would sometimes not show up during playback
Fixed problem with players not showing up as active; if these were monitored, you would be getting false "player offline" emails
July 26, 2021
When clicking on a page in a playlist, you can now select to locate it in the Pages section
A playlist in a channel schedule now has an icon to locate that playlist in the Playlists section
When copying a playlist, its thumbnail is now rendered correctly
Fixed problem with sometimes being unable to change or delete a background image
July 21, 2021
Instagram does not provide the user's pictures since some time; we now replace this picture with the Instagram logo
You can click on the Bizplay logo to return from the designer to the dashboard
A couple of translations have been corrected
Added the option to append the playback URL with ?clearCache=true to start playback with a clean video cache
July 15, 2021
The playlist and channel preview windows are now resized to exactly fit the previewed content
July 5, 2021
When opening a playlist for editing, the animation is now smoother
With a Smart subscription, it should not have been possible to schedule pages in a playlist; this has been corrected
June 30, 2021
Double click a playlist or a channel to immediately edit it
Opening a playlist right after the dashboard is loaded now shows a spinner while all contained pages are being loaded
The 3D Cube and Random page transitions shouldn't have been selectable when one has a Smart subscription; this has now been corrected
June 29, 2021
Last selected folder, page (in the pagination), and search term is now retained when moving between designer and dashboard
Playlist thumbnails are now rendered fully in the playlist catalog when adding a playlist from another dashboard
Show correct number of thumbnails in image and video catalog
The background image can be removed again
Show the background image correctly in the page thumbnail on the dashboard
June 25, 2021
Fixed problem with deleting a newly added YouTube app
Fixed problem where an uploaded video would not play in Safari
Fixed problem where during playback a page would hang when it contained an app that was configured to skip the page when no data is available and the app returned an error
Added security feature to show the last time a user has logged in on the user overview page and the user details page
A user session now times out after 10 hours of inactivity unless the "remember me" option is checked when logging in
June 24, 2021
Double clicking a page in a playlist now opens its settings
Horizontal and vertical pages are now rendered in a more uniform size
Image catalog does not reload when it has been opened before
The "Upload image" button does not disappear when the image catalog is opened a second time
When you add a folder, it will appear in the correct alphabetical order
Styling of input fields on the background page selector has been fixed
June 24, 2021
Fixed problem where undo/redo would only work once
One can now also undo/redo page background color and page backgound image
Fixed problem where it looked like the contents of a page would disappear when the background page was removed
June 18, 2021
Fix problem where one could not move or resize any elements in Chrome 76 or earlier
Add option to pass multiple headers along with a HTTP request made from a custom app