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[4.5.3] - 2024-06-19

Fixed

  • Report battery status when device isn't plugged in (since 2.3.1)

4.5.2 - 2024-06-19

Fixed

  • Fix Wi-Fi MAC address reporting in some cases (since 2.3.0)
  • Only deprovision verified devices; don't interfere with setup

4.5.1 - 2024-06-19

Fixed

  • Applets now correctly switch on Android 4.4 with WebView M30

4.5.0 - 2024-05-14

Added

  • Developer options: Applets can use appassets.android.signageos.io origin instead of an opaque origin
  • Troubleshooting: Toggle high-priority privileged launcher, e.g. on Android TV, for non-CMS applications
  • Support Philips BDL3650Q
  • Support hisense DM66D
  • Support hisense WF25E

Fixed

  • Improve high-priority privileged launcher recognition (since 4.3.5)
  • Unify immersive mode behavior across platform versions
  • P2P synchronizer now works on Android 4.4
  • Powered by library 13.8.0
  • Target Android 11
  • Setup wizard: Run in lock task mode on Android 9+ to avoid interrupting automated flows
  • Improve Ethernet adapter MAC address extraction
  • hisense BM66AE: Use native portrait mode
  • hisense BM66AE: Default to TextureView for video in portrait mode
  • ExoPlayer: TS exposes fallback CEA-608 closed captions if undeclared in PMT
  • ExoPlayer: Pass DRM configuration and track selection options when sos.video.prepare API isn't fully supported
  • Correctly report Wi-Fi on most devices (since 4.3.0)
  • JS API: P2P video synchronization now works on Android 4.4
  • Philips, BenQ SL: Backlight no longer remains off after a system-triggered hard reboot following a display power command or timer event
  • Fix backported shell commands on Kitkat (since 4.4.0-rc.3)
  • Remotely installed packages are started automatically, once again (since 4.5.0-alpha.1)
  • Additionally load developer options from all files matching sos.dev. + .jar file name on a flash drive

4.4.4 - 2024-04-03

Fixed

  • Improve a11y service compatibility with Android 7+ devices
  • Setup wizard: Ask for a11y service permission on Android 4.4–6 devices (since 4.0.0)
  • Avoid potential crash on null response message using WebView older than M73 (https://issues.chromium.org/issues/41437689)
  • Powered by library 13.6.4

4.4.3 - 2024-03-21

Fixed

  • Critical: Correctly report app upgrade (since 4.4.0)

4.4.2 - 2024-03-20 [YANKED]

Fixed

  • JS API: Correctly report Serial API support (sos.display.supports("SERIAL"))
  • JS API: Serial API now works on Android 10 or newer (since 4.4.0)
  • Elo Backpack 4: Set as default home

4.4.1 - 2024-03-14 [YANKED]

Fixed

  • BenQ SL: Match emulated Lock Task Mode behavior with pre-v4.4.0

4.4.0 - 2024-03-14 [YANKED]

Added

  • Expose location & tags, as seen in Box, to third party apps (requires runtime permission)
  • Support Philips BDL4650D
  • Troubleshooting: Local & online app update options
  • Support package install/uninstall policy
  • JS API: Stream options
  • JS API: Stream DRM
  • JS API: Stream track selection
  • JS API: Stream pause/resume
  • Experimental Remote Desktop

Fixed

  • Sony Bravia: Suppress IR remote control keys when Kiosk Mode is active (as was always intended) (since 4.3.0)
  • ExoPlayer: Gracefully handle transport streams containing no packets for an H.264 or AAC elementary stream that is declared in the PMT
  • File System JS API: Read correct mime type from files of popular image formats with a suffixed file extension (e.g. .png_w800_h600 is now image/png instead of application/octet-stream)
  • Update EULA to version 3.0
  • Setup wizard should no longer get stuck on Starting... in certain conditions
  • Correctly report proprietary timer settings
  • Proprietary timers can now be controlled using JS API
  • Use ADB to perform device management even on devices running Android 11+ with ADB-over-TCP enabled (previously limited to Android 7–10)
  • Connection should no longer switch from Ethernet to Wi-Fi as a fallback measure (since 4.0.0)
  • Vestel: Don't recreate main activity whenever IR lock state changes
  • Pick valid WebView implementation provider during setup on Android 7+

4.3.12 - 2024-01-09

Fixed

  • Fix crash on Sharp PN-B series regarding Ethernet Restart (since 4.3.0)
  • Fix crash regarding Browser (since 4.3.11)

4.3.11 - 2023-12-15

Fixed

  • Clicking on a <select> element no longer causes a crash

4.3.10 - 2023-12-06

Fixed

  • App no longer crashes on Android 12 when granting permissions during setup
  • App no longer crashes on some devices when attempting to play <video> element

4.3.9 - 2023-11-15

Fixed

  • Fallback Android TV launcher shows Notifications, Settings, and clock in the top right corner
  • Lenovo: Work around issues when using Browser JS API with Smart Rotate enabled
  • Improve startup time
  • Support Proprietary power timer policy (since 3.10.0)

4.3.8 - 2023-11-03

Fixed

  • Taking full screenshots using a11y framework on API 30 now works again (since 4.3.3)
  • Improved process management during setup

4.3.7 - 2023-10-31

Fixed

  • Fix crash on boot affecting Sony Bravia BPK provisioning (since 4.3.6)

4.3.6 - 2023-10-30

Fixed

  • Sony Bravia BPK: App restart is no longer required to pick up provisioned content module and developer options

4.3.5 - 2023-10-30

Fixed

  • IR lock no longer gets stuck when enabled on Sony Bravia (since 4.3.3)

4.3.4 - 2023-10-29

Fixed

  • Background app setup doesn't end prematurely (since 4.3.3)
  • Correctly report service connection status

4.3.3 - 2023-10-26

Fixed

  • Provision Content Module from flash drive
  • Correctly provision developer options from flash drive
  • Disable battery optimizations or disable Idle Mode
  • Devices without a battery no longer report battery stats
  • YOX: Correctly report display brightness (since 4.0.0)

4.3.2 - 2023-10-05

Fixed

  • Starting applet in offline (when was already downloaded earlier)

4.3.1 - 2023-10-02

Fixed

  • Critical: App no longer restarts when uploading crash reports (since 4.3.0)

4.3.0 - 2023-10-01

Added

  • Sony Bravia: Suppress IR remote control keys when Kiosk Mode is active (as was always intended)
  • Developer Option: Hotel Mode (enables IR RC and user power control in Kiosk Mode)
  • Developer Option: Video Scaling Mode

Fixed

  • Critical: Correctly migrate Demo Mode Device UID from Core App 3.x (since 4.0.0)
  • JS API: Support MEDIA_NEXT, MEDIA_PREVIOUS, MEDIA_RECORD, INFO, GUIDE, CAPTIONS, MEDIA_AUDIO_TRACK key codes
  • Philips 10BDL3051T: Manage network adapters in order to keep connectivity
  • Setup: Improve process stability
  • Setup: Correctly handle android.permission.POST_NOTIFICATIONS on Android 13
  • Persist device name and organization name across app restarts and reboots
  • Sony Bravia: Wi-Fi MAC address contributes to device UID for new installations
  • BenQ SL: Report correct Android firmware type in case the scaler chip firmware doesn't match
  • Report Wi-Fi SSID and signal strength on Android 9+
  • Correctly report storage volumes after first run
  • JS API: Always report internal0 volume backed by app-private storage
  • Revert "Transitioning between videos should be faster on most devices" as unreliable (since 4.2.0)

4.2.8 - 2023-10-02

Fixed

  • Critical: Correctly migrate Demo Mode Device UID from Core App 3.x (since 4.0.0)
  • Correctly report storage volumes after first run (since 4.0.0)
  • Revert "Transitioning between videos should be faster on most devices" as unreliable (since 4.2.0)

4.1.4 - 2023-10-02

Fixed

  • Critical: Correctly migrate Demo Mode Device UID from Core App 3.x (since 4.0.0)
  • Correctly report storage volumes after first run (since 4.0.0)

4.0.2 - 2023-10-02

Fixed

  • Critical: Correctly migrate Demo Mode Device UID from Core App 3.x (since 4.0.0)
  • Correctly report storage volumes after first run (since 4.0.0)
  • Re-enable JS API OSD (since 3.17.0)
  • Video: Retry playback once after decoder initialization error
  • Video: Video prepare API no longer gets stuck sporadically (since 3.13.0)
  • Respect Extract video size developer option (since 3.11.0)

4.2.6 - 2023-08-10

Fixed

  • ExoPlayer: Replaying the same video works again (since 4.2.0)

4.2.5 - 2023-07-26

Fixed

  • ExoPlayer: Display correctly videos with non-square pixels

4.2.4 - 2023-07-24

Fixed

  • Remove dependency on BatteryManager
  • Setup: Improve ADB connection handling
  • ExoPlayer: Improve behavior on devices lacking video prepare support

4.2.2 - 2023-06-29

Fixed

  • Critical: Using browser API no longer causes a crash (since 4.2.0)

4.2.1 - 2023-06-27

Fixed

  • Setup process is now slightly faster

4.2.0 - 2023-06-26

Added

  • Expose public key for ADB authentication for automation
  • Update Core App using Content Module
  • Provision Developer Options using an external file

Fixed

  • Developer Options: Allow cleartext traffic now affects WebView
  • Allow android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW for remotely installed apps on Android 10+
  • Transitioning between videos should be faster on most devices
  • JS API, USB Serial: Support Prolific HXN
  • Geolocation HTML permission requests are now automatically approved for applets on Android 4.4
  • Setup process is now more resilient to lowmemorykiller system daemon

4.1.2 - 2023-06-07

Fixed

  • Video: Retry playback once after decoder initialization error
  • Video: Video prepare API no longer gets stuck sporadically (since 3.13.0)

4.1.1 - 2023-06-05

Fixed

  • Re-enable JS API OSD (since 3.17.0)
  • Vestel: Disable automatic system update dialog
  • Respect Extract video size developer option (since 3.11.0)
  • JS API: Support HOME, CHANNEL_UP, and CHANNEL_DOWN key codes
  • Sony Bravia: Disable the system launcher in order to intercept the HOME button

4.1.0 - 2023-05-10

Added

Fixed

  • Setup: Manage more permissions interactively on unsupported devices
  • Setup: Offer to enable Philips SICP
  • Setup: Offer to set Sharp's Monitor Control Select to Application

4.0.0 - 2023-04-20

Added

  • Support YOX75IR
  • QR code provisioning: Setup content module
  • QR code provisioning: Setup developer options
  • Use ADB to perform device management on devices running Android 7-10 with ADB-over-TCP enabled
  • Set self as device owner on devices with root or ADB-over-TCP enabled
  • EULA confirmation during setup
  • Interactive HTML permission requests are now automatically approved (excl. browser, requires Origin)

Changed

  • Implement interactive step-by-step setup wizard ensuring proper configuration after first run

Fixed

  • Correctly recognize Ethernet connection on Philips
  • Improve UDP stream compatibility
  • Package installer rejects WebView packages intended for other architectures
  • Abort setup when the system WebView package is missing on some unsupported devices
  • Deprovisioning now keeps Wi-Fi profiles
  • Deprovisioning no longer undoes the app setup process
  • IR lock works more reliably
  • Sony Bravia: Brightness settings now work (requires advanced setup)
  • Elo: Disable Auto idlemode
  • Elo: Support setting brightness

3.17.4 - 2023-03-13

Fixed

  • Improve setup reliability

3.17.3 - 2023-03-10

Fixed

  • Support Elo I-Series 4 Value
  • More secret ways to show Kiosk Unlock dialog are now supported
  • JS API: Screen resize now works
  • Offer reloading main activity once the content module is installed or updated

3.17.2 - 2022-12-06

Fixed

  • Critical: Don't crash after setting the app as Device Owner (since 3.17.1)

3.17.1 - 2022-12-01

Fixed

  • Add missing files useful for Elo I-Series 4 and Elo Backpack 4 provisioning
  • Prepare for Sony Bravia X80J provisioning (requires alternative setup method)

3.17.0 - 2022-11-25

Added

Fixed

  • Allow cleartext traffic in ExoPlayer-backed video player
  • Gracefully handle disconnected Wi-Fi when reporting network info
  • Better report video capabilities
  • Check native library compatibility before installing packages
  • Automatically dismiss empty password prompt on older Philips tablets (since 3.15.0)
  • Use DevicePolicyManager API to change system settings
  • Using certain device management APIs on BenQ SL2K no longer restarts the app
  • Android PIN is no longer set as it was sometimes required on boot, breaking unattended use

Security

3.16.0 - 2022-07-07

Added

  • Local Developer Option: Use Crosswalk 23 (Chromium 53) instead of WebView (Chromium 30) on Android 4 (experimental)

Fixed

  • Fix memory leak in JS video player when looping the same video file
  • Fix display off using root on Android 4.4 (since 3.13.0)
  • Fix reporting default values through telemetry

3.15.3 - 2022-06-14

Fixed

  • Report Wi-Fi signal strength and SSID along network interfaces
  • Show verification hash when serial number isn't needed to generate device UID (since 3.15.0)

3.15.2 - 2022-06-04

Fixed

  • Fix development permission grant check on some devices running Android 4–5.1 (since 3.15.0)

3.15.1 - 2022-06-04

Fixed

  • Critical fix: Fatal error when attempting to grant permissions on some devices running Android 4–5.1 (since 3.15.0)

3.15.0 - 2022-06-03

Added

  • Support Vestel PN series
  • Local Developer Options for adjusting stream buffer (ExoPlayer only)
  • Toggle ADB from local Developer Options
  • Automatically attempt to install at least Google Chrome 85.0.4183.127 on Android 7+ if Google WebView couldn't be installed

Fixed

  • Fix potential crash when fetching time from NTP server (since 3.14.0)
  • Fix potential crash when entering Admin Mode on Philips tablets without password (since 3.14.0)
  • Browser: Using PDF viewer with ACL no longer requires allowing empty domain
  • Display on/off/timer work more reliably on Philips BDL4051D
  • Fix single video loop playback (since 3.13.0)
  • Fix false negative package install results
  • Prefer Google Chrome as WebView implementation on debuggable system builds with incorrectly signed Google WebView package
  • Use ExoPlayer to play videos by default on Android 10 and newer
  • No more crashes when attempting to pause/resume unmanaged videos
  • No more ANRs while waiting for currently unavailable device IDs in debug UI
  • Enable APK minification
  • Fix root recognition on some devices

3.14.2 - 2022-03-28

Fixed

  • Critical fix: Attempt to fix time on devices which don't preserve time across reboots (since 3.14.0)

3.14.1 - 2022-03-21

Fixed

  • User defined applet preferred over bundled applet when both are set at the same time (since 3.13.0)

3.14.0 - 2022-03-17

Added

  • File upload JS API
  • BenQ, Philips: Restore display power state after a power outage
  • Automatically attempt to update to at least WebView 85.0.4183.120

Fixed

  • Use ExoPlayer to play video on Technovare OPS by default
  • Don't restart content when opening in-app browser
  • Don't crash on devices without a USB stack (e.g. Windows Subsystem for Android)
  • Read serial number after provisioning as Device Owner
  • Interactive package install now works on Android 11
  • Taking screenshots should now work on supported devices running Android 12 or newer
  • Taking screenshots is now supported on Android 11 using Accessibility Service API
  • Improved attempt to fix time on devices which don't preserve time across reboots

3.13.2 - 2022-02-15

Fixed

  • Fixed regression in video playback, most notably on MBX (since 3.11.0)

3.13.1 - 2022-02-02

Fixed

  • On-demand screenshot reporting works again (since 3.13.0)

3.13.0 - 2022-02-02

Added

  • Support CRC32 checksum in File System JS API
  • Support appending text to files using JS API
  • Allow parametrize bundled applet with configuration
  • Support for Giada DN75
  • Support arbitrary phones (Android 7+, requires advanced setup)
  • Allow taking screenshots using Media Projection API (requires advanced setup)
  • Bundle support for recent TLS cipher suites
  • Install packages and firmware updates from absolute URLs
  • Support firmware update on Android 10+ with Device Owner

Fixed

  • Fix crash when opening certain links in browser
  • Fix crash when leaving browser
  • Fix screenshots on BenQ not being reported reliably
  • Report package install failure immediately on BenQ SL2K
  • Improved telemetry stability
  • Improved platform socket stability
  • Report framerate
  • Read temperature on more devices
  • Report correct screen resolution on Android 4.4 and 5.x
  • Support scheduled app restart (since 3.11.0)

3.12.0 - 2021-10-14

Added

Fixed

  • Report precise model number on Philips BDL4550D and BDL3550Q

[3.11.1] - 2021-09-02

Fixed

  • Service socket no longer reconnects every two minutes (since 3.11.0)

3.11.0 - 2021-08-31

Added

Fixed

  • Support installing custom packages
  • Correctly load content in offline mode (since 3.8.0)
  • Support scheduled app restart

3.10.0 - 2021-06-30

Added

  • Device Policy

3.9.1 - 2021-06-21

Fixed

  • Support LEDs on Philips 10BDL4551T

3.9.0 - 2021-06-09

Added

Fixed

  • Fix regression in screenshots on some devices running Android 5.0 - 8.1 (since 3.7.0)
  • Improve compatibility with Android 7.1 and newer
  • System PIN synchronizes properly when toggling kiosk mode (since 3.8.0)
  • Don't ask for Admin PIN when kiosk mode is disabled on Philips 10BDL4551T
  • Browser Theme: Apply address bar text color to non-editable address bar

3.8.0 - 2021-06-04

Added

  • JS API: Listen for when the custom browser closes

Fixed

  • WebView can once again be remotely updated (since 3.7.0)
  • Correctly set Admin PIN on Philips tablets when outside of app
  • Firmware updates work again on Philips TVs (since 3.7.0)

3.7.0 - 2021-05-13

Added

  • Support ELO I-Touch 3.0 with Android 8.1 AOSP
  • Report supported resolutions on MBX and Giada DN72
  • Set resolution on MBX and Giada DN72
  • Support screenshots on Android 10 with only Device Owner (requires special setup)
  • Read temperature on Philips TVs
  • Report more device settings

Fixed

  • Correctly report management capabilities to JS API
  • Fix file system JS API rules for overwriting files and merging directories
  • Support sos.stream.prepare
  • Clean up temporary screenshot files on Philips
  • USB serial API now works correctly across applet reloads and app restarts

3.6.0 - 2021-03-03

Added

  • JS API: USB Serial
  • Support Prestigio tablets with Android 10 and Device Owner status
  • Preliminary support for Allwinner DRCC-D88
  • Preliminary support for WF1412T
  • Read temperature on BenQ SL
  • Enable kiosk mode from the debug dialog

Fixed

  • More reliable timer scheduling
  • Native power timers should now work more reliably on Vestel
  • Screen should now always turn on after a native power timer on event on BenQ SL and Philips TVs
  • Scheduled reboot should now work on Mobipintech
  • JS API: Time management API should now work as expected
  • JS API: Set timer API should now work as expected
  • JS API: Allow time format without leading zero, e.g. 8:00
  • JS API: Changing display orientation should now work as expected
  • Support device management on more rooted devices

3.5.0 - 2020-12-19

Added

  • Internal refactor, improved maintainability
  • Attempt to reconnect disconnected video streams automatically
  • Support setting NTP server
  • Allow cleartext traffic developer option for downloading files over HTTP during development
  • Press Shift+F8 quickly 5 times and enter PIN to disable Kiosk Mode for maintenance.
  • Basic support for Hannspree HSG1351
  • Preliminary support for Allwinner A33 y3

Fixed

  • Don't set red LED color on Philips tablets on app start
  • JS API: getBrightness should report correct brightness timer settings
  • JS API: File copy and move now overwrite target file
  • JS API: Time management API should now work as expected
  • Better recognize video stream formats on some devices
  • Don't restart Ethernet adapter with static IP configuration
  • Pressing admin shortcut on Philips 10BDL3051T while in kiosk mode should no longer force-stop the app
  • Report installed packages at most once per 10 seconds
  • In-app browser timeout should now work as expected
  • Power on and power off on Vestel should behave more reliably
  • Don't play content unless enabled by Power on action or by Native timer
  • Video on MBX should now display correctly in portrait orientation

3.4.1 - 2020-10-08

Fixed

  • Video orientation should be correct after an orientation change (since 3.4.0)
  • If screen is off before a reboot, it should turn off again shortly after the reboot
  • Power actions on some Philips TVs should be more reliable
  • IR lock on Sharp PN-HM1 series now works (since 3.4.0)
  • Support setting orientation on FrameXX sign3

3.4.0 - 2020-10-05

Added

  • Basic support for Sharp PN-HM1 series
  • Basic support for Vestel PDH series
  • Report installed packages
  • Enable or disable ADB whenever native debug is enabled or disabled, respectively
  • Basic support for FrameXX sign3
  • Basic support for Geniatech ATV329A, ATV495X, ATV195X

Fixed

  • New launcher icon on Android TV
  • ANR dialog should no longer show when processing touch gestures in WebView
  • sos.fileSystem.isDirectory and sos.fileSystem.getFileChecksum should now work as expected
  • Reboot on Philips xxBDL4051D should work more reliably
  • Re-enable reboot on Mobipintech DP600 - fix requires a board replacement
  • Display Off power action should work more reliably on BenQ SL2K
  • Firmware update now works on BenQ SL2K
  • Allow app.upgrade JS API to install Open Applet APKs
  • Reset DEMO mode during deprovisioning

3.3.1 - 2020-07-29

Fixed

  • Video playback no longer gets stuck after applet refresh, applet reload or a timing change
  • Support gapless video playback on BenQ SL2K (since 3.3.0)
  • Prevent sporadic restarts during app startup

3.3.0 - 2020-07-27

Added

  • Multi-file applets designed for Open users can now be used by Platform users.
  • Support browser themes (light/dark theme, colors, corner size, close button style)
  • Support browser window coordinates
  • Support volume option in video.prepare

Fixed

  • Package installs no longer require user consent in some conditions on some devices
  • App will no longer fail to start after an update (using new bundled app called Kickstarter)
  • Disable content while backlight is off on BenQ SL2K

3.2.4 - 2020-07-16

Fixed

  • Application version reporting should now work reliably in all cases (since 3.0.0)

3.2.3 - 2020-07-15

Fixed

  • Fix battery status reporting, part 2 (since 3.0.0)
  • Fix sporadic crashes related to in-app browser

3.2.2 - 2020-07-09

Fixed

  • Critical error loop when using certain DM features (since 3.2.1)

3.2.1 - 2020-07-01

Fixed

  • Developers can temporarily enable WebView debug via ADB
  • Fix Ethernet adapter reset on BenQ SL2K

3.2.0 - 2020-06-13

Added

  • Can use Google WebView on Android 7+ even if it's not whitelisted by system
  • Can use bundled root CA certificates without installing them system-wide
  • Better support for managing Philips devices (using bundled companion apps)
  • Support installing third-party non-system applications
  • Support launching third-party applications
  • Basic support for Philips 32BDL4051D
  • Basic support for Benq SL5502K
  • Basic support for Geniatech APC390R
  • Basic support for Geniatech ATV1660K

Fixed

  • Bundled "USERTrust RSA Certification Authority" root certificate
  • Bundled "COMODO RSA Certification Authority" root certificate
  • Use Google Security Provider on Google-enabled devices (support stronger SSL ciphers)
  • Support setting PIN on Android 10
  • Fix app restart on Android 9+
  • Fix taking screenshots on some devices (since 3.1.0)
  • Fix setting signageOS as Custom App on Philips 10BDL4151T and CRD50 (launch on boot)
  • Minimum font size in WebView has been lowered from 8px to 1px
  • In-app browser ACL in domain-mode now affects sub-domains
  • Fix battery status reporting (since 3.0.0)
  • Fixed potential crash when installing packages on Android 4
  • Fixed potential crash when binding vendor service on Android 7-8
  • Fixed crash reporting issues
  • Video prepare works more reliably
  • Support reading temperature on more devices
  • Fixed memory leak when looping single video
  • Removed experimental support for Realtek Kylin 32-bit device (since 3.0.0-beta4)
  • File info will no longer contain mime type - it was either unreliable or unsupported by the device
  • Fixed setting volume on Philips 24BDL4151T
  • Safer kiosk mode on Philips tablets
  • Disabled reboot on Mobipintech DP600 - renders device unusable until several minutes without power
  • Get serial number on Philips 24BDL4151T reliably
  • Fix keyguard sometimes being displayed over content after reboot while in kiosk mode
  • Better time synchronization on start-up on Philips

2.13.1 - 2020-06-13

Fixed

  • Fixed potential crash when installing packages on Android 4
  • Fixed potential crash when binding vendor service on Android 7-8
  • Fixed crash reporting issues
  • Video prepare works more reliably
  • Report battery and storage status more often
  • Support reading temperature on more devices
  • Fixed memory leak when looping single video
  • Removed experimental support for Realtek Kylin 32-bit device (since 2.8.0)
  • Fixed potential crash loop when using scheduled power actions before updating to 2.12.0+ (since 2.12.0)
  • Fixed setting volume on Philips 24BDL4151T
  • Safer kiosk mode on Philips tablets
  • Disabled reboot on Mobipintech DP600 - renders device unusable until several minutes without power
  • Get serial number on Philips 24BDL4151T reliably
  • Fix keyguard sometimes being displayed over content after reboot while in kiosk mode
  • Better time synchronization on start-up on Philips

2.13.0 - 2020-05-01

Added

  • Support installing third-party non-system applications
  • Support launching third-party applications
  • Basic support for Philips 32BDL4051D

Fixed

  • Minimum font size in WebView has been lowered from 8px to 1px
  • Reduce APK size (since 2.12.0)

2.12.1 - 2020-04-07

Fixed

  • Fix setting signageOS as Custom App on Philips 10BDL4151T and CRD50 (launch on boot)

2.12.0 - 2020-04-07

Added

  • Can use Google WebView on Android 7+ even if it's not whitelisted by system
  • Can use bundled root CA certificates without installing them system-wide

Fixed

  • Bundled "USERTrust RSA Certification Authority" root certificate
  • Bundled "COMODO RSA Certtification Authority" root certificate
  • Use Google Security Provider on Google-enabled devices (support stronger SSL ciphers)
  • Fix app restart on Android 9+
  • Fix taking screenshots on some devices (since 2.10.1)

2.11.1 - 2020-03-05

Fixed

  • Make timers and scheduled power actions work on Mobipintech DP600

3.1.1 - 2020-03-05

Fixed

  • Fix crash loop on Panasonic with disabled LAN Control
  • Make timers and scheduled power actions work on Mobipintech DP600

3.1.0 - 2020-02-27

Added

  • Support Mobipintech DP600 player board

Fixed

  • Improve SICP reliability after app start on Philips, BenQ, and Sharp
  • Support installing Google WebView v75+
  • Visual improvements in PDF viewer
  • Support hiding DEMO watermark on unsupported devices
  • Disable video prepare on Philips QL (hardware limitation)
  • Support setting brightness on Philips QL
  • Report correct firmware version on Philips QL
  • Reject blank serial numbers
  • Automatically disable battery optimizations on supported devices
  • Correct file migration script from signageOS for Android v2.x.x to v3.x.x
  • Support Open content modules on de-provisioned devices

2.11.0 - 2020-02-27

Added

  • Support Mobipintech DP600 player board

Fixed

  • Reject blank serial numbers
  • Automatically disable battery optimizations on supported devices

2.10.2 - 2020-02-27

Added

  • Support Mobipintech DP600 player board

Fixed

  • Reject blank serial numbers
  • Automatically disable battery optimizations on supported devices

2.10.1 - 2020-02-26

Fixed

  • Serial number couldn't be read on Sharp, failing first run (since 2.10.0)
  • Improve SICP reliability after app start on Philips, BenQ, and Sharp
  • Support installing Google WebView v75+
  • Visual improvements in PDF viewer
  • Support hiding DEMO watermark on unsupported devices
  • Disable video prepare on Philips QL (hardware limitation)
  • Support setting brightness on Philips QL
  • Report correct firmware version on Philips QL

3.0.1 - 2020-02-09

Fixed

  • Fix SICP commands on BenQ, Philips, and Panasonic

3.0.0 - 2020-02-08

Added

  • Support Philips 10BDL4151T tablet and Philips CRD50 OPS

Fixed

  • Everything from version 2.10.0
  • Serial number couldn't be read on Sharp, failing first run (since 3.0.0-beta5)
  • Safely handle deprovisioning

2.10.0 - 2020-01-23

Added

  • In-app browser now supports viewing PDF files (requires a recent version of WebView)
  • Support Philips 10BDL4151T tablet and Philips CRD50 OPS

Fixed

  • Report correct serial number, firmware version, and precise model number on Sharp
  • Reporting success of ResizeDevice action now works (really, this time)
  • Reset system-wide PIN, if possible

3.0.0-beta5 - 2020-01-08

Removed

  • Service socket no longer supports API v1
  • Service socket no longer supports Socket.IO protocol

Added

  • Support signageOS Open subscription with sideloaded applet
  • In-app browser now supports viewing PDF files (requires a recent version of WebView)
  • Support video playback behind HTML content

Fixed

  • Report correct serial number and precise model number on Sharp
  • Everything from versions 2.9.0-2.9.2

2.9.2 - 2019-12-11

Fixed

  • Reporting success of ResizeDevice action now works
  • MBX will no longer reboot automatically on screen off after 6+ hours of uptime

2.9.1 - 2019-11-28

Fixed

  • Critical: "Delete file" and other commands should no longer fail (since 2.9.0)
  • Browser ACL no longer matches the exact string automatically (use ^ and $)

2.9.0 - 2019-11-28

Added

  • Preliminary support for Shuttle NS02 devices

Fixed

  • Disabling native timers now works on Philips TVs
  • Guard against Path Traversal Vulnerability
  • Proprietary timers weren't properly applied after reboot
  • Setting time is now performed despite enabled auto-time in Android settings
  • Setting time now works on rooted Android 4.4
  • Video player performs better over long periods of time (fixed memory leak)

2.8.0 - 2019-09-11

Added

  • Preliminary support for Realtek Kylin 32-bit device

Fixed

  • Fixed volume and brightness setting on Philips TVs
  • Fixed volume and brightness reporting in JS
  • Recreate activity only if its size changed due to orientation change

3.0.0-beta4 - 2019-09-11

Added

  • Preliminary support for Realtek Kylin 32-bit device

Fixed

  • Recreate activity only if its size changed due to orientation change

3.0.0-beta3 - 2019-07-30

Fixed

  • Included all features and fixes from 2.7.1-2.7.2

2.7.2 - 2019-07-29

Fixed

  • Fixed potential hang-up during startup on rooted devices (such as Giada)
  • Non-zero values don't set zero volume anymore (plain Android volume)
  • Resetting reported volume doesn't result in decreased volume (plain Android volume)
  • Support updating pre-installed com.android.webview package
  • Support updating com.google.android.webview package on x64 devices

2.7.1 - 2019-06-28

Fixed

  • Reboot on Giada with enabled kiosk mode will now work
  • Allow XHR to content uris (since 2.6.1, PDF.js may crash when loading images until WebView 71+)
  • Enable video tag autoplay

3.0.0-beta2 - 2019-06-07

Added

  • Implemented read file as text API in JS

Fixed

  • Included all features and fixes from 2.6.1-2.7.0
  • Implemented get/set brightness API in JS
  • Implemented get/set volume API in JS
  • Implemented power on/off API in JS
  • Implemented battery info API in JS
  • Implemented set logging enabled API in JS
  • Implemented set orientation API in JS
  • Implemented set time/zone API in JS
  • Implemented package install API in JS
  • Implemented app upgrade API in JS
  • Implemented firmware upgrade API in JS
  • Implemented screenshot API in JS

2.7.0 - 2019-06-07

Added

  • All sockets can now use WebSockets for communication with server

Fixed

  • Fixed video playback issues on Giada
  • Preliminary support for Alps Pegasus Ultra-stretch
  • Handle cases when video completes before registering callbacks
  • Fixed installing CA certs on some devices running Android 4
  • Faster screenshots on Philips 24BDL4151T (requires OTA Installer 1.5.0)

2.6.3 - 2019-05-21

Fixed

  • Fixed taking screenshots on Android 5+ (since 2.6.0)

2.6.2 - 2019-05-17

Fixed

  • Correctly report device time
  • Support reporting more network info (IP address, network mask, gateway, DNS)

2.6.1 - 2019-05-10

Fixed

  • App will no longer stop working in some cases when using PDF.js
  • Safer checks if the device is a supported Philips device
  • Set Debug API can be used to disable Android logging at runtime

3.0.0-beta1 - 2019-05-02

Fixed

  • Support setting Android PIN on more devices (without a companion app)
  • Included all features and fixes from 2.6.0

2.6.0 - 2019-05-02

Added

Fixed

  • Auto-grant runtime permissions where available
  • Compress screenshots on client before sending to server - save bandwidth, ensure acceptance
  • CA certificate installing available on more platforms
  • Bundled ISRG Root X1 CA certificate to future-proof support for Let's Encrypt
  • Ethernet reset should longer need a companion app on BenQ
  • More reliable screenshot delivery on Philips

3.0.0-alpha1 - 2019-03-25

Changed

  • Sockets now use V2 API for communication with server - on-premise customers will need updated server app

Added

Fixed

  • Philips tablets are now able to set PIN code remotely (matching PIN in Box)
  • Android PIN may only be required when kiosk mode is enabled (i.e. control is disabled)

2.5.7 - 2019-03-25

Fixed

  • Screenshot reporting works again on Giada

2.5.6 - 2019-03-18

Fixed

  • Application package is now significantly smaller
  • App should start displaying content faster on BenQ

2.5.5 - 2019-02-26

Fixed

  • No more crash loop when disabling auto-time (Philips, since 2.5.3)

2.5.4 - 2019-02-25 [YANKED]

Fixed

  • Fixed incorrect video orientation and position after start-up on some devices
  • Better time synchronization on start-up on BenQ

2.5.3 - 2019-02-21 [YANKED]

Fixed

  • Backup reboot feature is now implemented natively and is available even with suspended content
  • Android auto-time is automatically disabled (except Philips) in favor of alternative methods
  • NTP server is checked every 1 hour
  • Reverted NTP server to time.google.com

2.5.2 - 2019-02-01

Fixed

  • Fetch time from NTP server on BenQ and Sharp every 1 hour
  • Pre-confirm fullscreen mode will not cause a reboot on TVs
  • Switch NTP server to pool.ntp.org

2.5.1 - 2019-01-29

Fixed

  • Fixed potential crash loop when boot process takes longer than 60 seconds
  • Always set precise time from NTP server even if auto-time is enabled

2.5.0 - 2019-01-11 [YANKED]

Added

Fixed

  • Don't report invalid screenshots
  • Support OTA updates on more devices
  • Pre-confirm fullscreen mode (this causes a reboot on non-TV Android 4 when first installed)

2.4.8 - 2018-12-19 [YANKED]

Fixed

  • Content and timers should start after system clock is properly synchronized on BenQ and MBX
  • BenQ default launcher should no longer show up after boot for perceptible amount of time
  • signageOS now sets itself as "Custom App" on Philips - previously this had to be done manually
  • Fixed media access on WebView M63+
  • Optimized service connection
  • MBX will no longer restart app immediately after reboot (since 2.3.0)

2.4.7 - 2018-12-11

Fixed

  • Socket connection in WebView is more reliable
  • signageOS app sets itself as launcher, this will no longer cause a reboot after each app update

2.4.6 - 2018-12-05

Fixed

  • When there are multiple applet timings, the next applet is pre-loaded correctly and allows to preload static assets and setup the environment
  • Native debugging control now works

2.4.5 - 2018-11-23

Fixed

  • BenQ can reset the Ethernet adapter using OTA Installer 1.4.1
  • BenQ, Lenovo, Panasonic and Technovare should no longer require a companion app to install firmware updates
  • More reliable timer event processing and scheduling

2.4.4 - 2018-11-19 [YANKED]

Fixed

  • BenQ, Lenovo, Panasonic and Technovare should no longer require a companion app to install firmware updates

2.4.3 - 2018-11-17 [YANKED]

Fixed

  • Regression when determining device ready state

2.4.2 - 2018-11-15 [YANKED]

Fixed

  • Allow access to downloaded files from JavaScript
  • Native debugging control now works
  • Fix video stuttering on Philips P-Line (requires OTA Installer 1.2.0+)
  • Lenovo now correctly sets display off after reboot
  • Package install should now correctly report errors
  • Ethernet adapter resets when there should be a connection but isn't
  • Brightness setting on Philips DL & PL now works as expected
  • Brightness settings take effect immediately
  • Fixed simultaneous downloading of the same file from applets

2.4.1 - 2018-09-10

Fixed

  • Correctly enable app components after resolving a setup error
  • Correctly report BRAND instead of BOARD

2.4.0 - 2018-09-06 [YANKED]

Added

  • Support for Philips P line and D line
  • Demo Mode on unsupported devices
  • Locally stored applets can now request camera and microphone access

Fixed

  • Improved package install result reporting
  • signageOS app sets itself as launcher on MBX (this may cause a reboot after first run and each app update)
  • MBX now correctly sets display off after reboot
  • Restart app after installing Google WebView for the first time
  • Clear old app update files from disk cache when signageOS starts
  • Disable firmware update prompts on BenQ
  • Setup error resolution dialog does not loop anymore

2.3.0 - 2018-08-01 [YANKED]

Added

  • Stable: Support for Sharp PN line
  • Remote firmware update on Sharp
  • Remote firmware update on BenQ, Lenovo, Panasonic and Technovare OPS for NEC using a companion app

Fixed

  • Enabled support for TLSv1.2 on Android 4, dropped support for older protocols
  • Faster applet switching
  • Reliable handling of postponed actions
  • Scheduled reboot will no longer cause boot loops on BenQ
  • MBX now supports automatic time from network

2.2.0 - 2018-07-12 [YANKED]

Added

  • Scheduled power actions: app restart, reboot, display ON/OFF
  • MBX now supports setting display orientation remotely

2.1.0 - 2018-07-12 [YANKED]

Added

  • Experimental: Support for Sharp PN line - content, volume, brightness, restart, reboot, display ON/OFF, proprietary and emulated native timers

Fixed

  • Registration of new devices broken in version 2.0.0.

2.0.0 - 2018-06-13 [YANKED]

Added

  • Changelog file containing all changes in current project.
  • Report firmware version to server.
  • Experimental: Basic support for Sharp PN line - content, volume, brightness, restart, reboot. No backlight or standby settings.
  • Support reverse portrait display orientation.
  • Integrators can now manually set io.signageos.android/.dpc.AdminReceiver component as Device Owner to unlock device management features on newly deployed devices (based on Android version).

Changed

  • NFC deployment process has changed. Blue Agent Writer can no longer be used. Manual provisioning data preparation (using e.g. NFC Tools) is now required.

Fixed

  • MBX now plays first video with correct aspect ratio.
  • Deployment on MBX doesn't require manually turning on Wi-Fi adapter anymore. It's done automatically (this can take up to 10 seconds).
  • Ensure that soft keyboard is hidden on BenQ when the app starts.
  • Will not crash on devices with time set before May 1, 2018.
  • Setting portrait orientation now results in one stable orientation on devices without an accelerometer.
  • Scheduled power off and power on BenQ now works correctly.
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