SMIL Player

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Changelog

All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file.

The format is based on Keep a Changelog and this project adheres to
Semantic Versioning.

[2.0.0] - 2022-05-31

Fixed

  • fixed wallclock and repeatCount=indefinite edge case bug
  • fixed background video single loop freeze
  • fixed repeatCount issues when combined with priorityClasses and wallclock notations
  • fixed relative src path for triggers
  • fixed rare bug with multiple triggers using same region not working correctly
  • fixed bug with keyboard triggers with specified duration
  • fixed transitions with underlying content
  • fixed issue when trying to prepare video which no longer exists in localstorage
  • fixed rare bug with one widget in playlist not visible after smil update

Changed

  • multiple components code refactor

Added

  • improved seamless update performance
  • improved general playback performance
  • improved multiple widgets in playlist performance
  • added option to turn off preloading of widgets ( widget is loaded at exact time when it should start playing, not
    before)
  • added transitions support for widgets
  • added support for applet-synchronizer
  • added option to synchronize playback among multiple devices in same sync group
  • added support for synchronization failover content ( when one device withing sync group goes offline, other one
    takes care of its playback )
  • added new home screen
  • added new default backup image
  • added option to specify z-index on img or ref tags in smil xml file

Removed

  • removed input form from home screen

[1.9.1] - 2022-02-15

Fixed

  • added config definition allowing to show required configuration in Box
  • added optional z-index attribute to img and ref tag in smil file
  • added conditional expression to smil data refresh configuration
  • fixed race condition with seamless update
  • fixed conditional timeFormat issue
  • fixed right and bottom css positioning for regular media and triggers

[1.9.0] - 2021-10-14

Fixed

  • fixed bug with video playback in background not working properly
  • fixed rare bug with malformed files in internal storage
  • fixed rare bug with wallClock definitions
  • fixed rare bug with wallclock endTime

Added

  • Add bottom option to element positioning
  • Add video streaming support

[1.8.0] - 2021-09-14

Fixed

  • Query parameters of HTML widgets for Brightsign devices
  • fixed image transitions bug

Added

  • Add seamless update support

[1.7.0] - 2021-06-30

Fixed

  • fix bug with non-existing videos failing smil file parse
  • fix issue when smil player was stuck on backup image after xml parse failure

Added

  • add option to turn off media update ( set interval as -1)

[1.6.1] - 2021-06-07

Fixed

  • fix bug with single priorityClass not working properly
  • fix rare bug with playing blank image ( no source )

[1.6.0] - 2021-05-27

Fixed

  • fix bug with default region not having proper name
  • fix bug with wrong repeatCount for triggers
  • fix bug with parent generation hashing algorithm
  • improved intro handling
  • improved playlist sanitization
  • improve media url validation
  • improved conditional expressions handling

Added

  • added smil event reporting support
  • added onClick/onTouch triggers with duration specified in seconds
  • added support for image to image crossfade transition
  • added optional serialPortDevice in sos.config to dynamically define device address for serial communication
  • added support for fixed video duration
  • added support for widgets with query parameters
  • added support for auth headers for media download
  • added ICS format implementation for conditional expression
  • added support for smil files with no active content
  • added support for backup image if smil-player fails on smil file download or smil xml parse functionality supports
    image stored directly in smil repo or on remote server.

[1.5.0] - 2021-04-14

Fixed

  • bug with new parent generated during each iteration of playlist
  • bug with one item playlist inside priorityClass

Added

  • improved smil stability
  • added logic to remove infinite loops and unnecessary elements
  • improve readme and documentation

[1.4.0] - 2021-03-31

Fixed

  • bug with multiple widgets ids in same region
  • bug with widgets extension remaining in code for later media
  • multiple components code refactor

Added

  • keyboard support for triggers
  • ability to play triggers based on repeatCount attribute
  • improved image/widget performance
  • improved xml parsing and playlist generation

[1.3.0] - 2021-03-12

Fixed

  • fixed wrong order when processing sequences of elements without seq or par tags
  • improved performance during conditional playback
  • fixed cypress tests timeouts

Added

  • added local express server for cypress tests
  • added dynamic cypress tests for priority and wallclock

[1.2.0] - 2021-02-12

Added

  • basic cypress tests support
  • advanced conditional expression conditions

Fixed

  • fixed bug with file update blocked by wallclock functions
  • fixed bug with one playlist blocking another during wait
  • improved performance for LG devices

[1.1.0] - 2021-01-26

Added

  • trigger support
  • webos video playback hotfix with sleep(videoDuration) and Promise.race
  • add priority behaviour support (excl and priorityClass tags)
  • add conditional playback support

Fixed

  • fixed smil parsing issue on Rpi
  • fixed new smil file download/offline processing
  • fixed media files update check
  • fixed image intro
  • fixed image/widgets update check, add random query string to avoid caching except for brightsign device
  • add improved error handling
  • add new instance of playlist during each smil restart
  • add lastModified check during media files download at the start of the smil processing
  • add check for empty localFilePath during video playback
  • remove navigator.online and replace it with fetch functionality
  • fixed edge case bug causing infinite loop when no playlist is active
  • fixed wallclock bug for different dates without repeat

[1.0.1] - 2020-09-17

Added

  • performance optimization for older devices
  • add JSDoc, code structure improvements
  • improve test coverage

Fixed

  • fix offline playback
  • performance improvements for older/slower devices

[1.0.0] - 2020-08-31

Added

[0.0.1] - 2020-03-01

Added

  • Initial PoC release of SMIL player
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