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  1. Monitor alerts via Pushover

    Would be awesome to be able to receive monitor status alerts via Pushover. Would be pretty simple to implement. User would enter their key and then they would receive notifications for all monitors on their account. This would be especially useful for me as a reseller.

    https://pushover.net/faq#library-python
    https://github.com/Thibauth/python-pushover

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      We plan to provide for more complex notifications settings. This will include mobile app notifications (not sure if it is going to be Pushover or our own app), custom email notifications, even SMS notifications.

    • Internet USB key (3G / 4G dongle)

      Internet USB key auto connection.

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        Currently, we set up any 3G/4G USB dongle manually for paid customers.

        We do not yet have access to an extended set of USB dongle, so that we can test them in detail. But we plan to provide some elementary support for them through the UI (at least for some brands/models).

      • Instagram Social Wall for posts tagged to a location or selected hashtags.

        A social wall widget for Instagram would be a great feature. It would be nice to pull from users Instagram photos which are location tagged to the outlet or that use particular hashtags.

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        • 4k support

          Would be great to have 4k 25Hz support.
          Otherwise this is the best digital signage software i have tested.

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            Our software fully supports 4K. The problem is with our hardware platform, the Raspberry Pi.

            The Pi does not support 4K resolution out of the box. We have managed to push it to use 4K on Samsung TVs (check this link: http://support.yodeck.com/knowledgebase/articles/891513-changing-the-screen-resolution)

            The problem is that 4K content is really heavy. The Pi also does not support 4K video decoding. That is why we are planning to support the Asus Tinker Board. Here is our relevant blog post: https://www.yodeck.com/news/asus-tinker-board-digital-signage/

            With the Tinker Board, we might be able to provide an option that will fully support 4K resolution and 4K video decoding. Also, the Tinker board is faster and has 2GB of RAM, which would allow for more complex usage scenarios. We are partnering up with Asus to see how we could work on this to get it delivered.

          • add image button before list of images

            Would like to see the Add Images buttons duplicated at the top of the image list as well as the bottom. If I know its a new image, I shouldnt have to scroll all the way to the end to add another

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            • Playlist/Shows Transitions

              Moving from One Playlist to another in a schedule is not very clean right now. If the system can either pre-load the next playlist so that it behaves like a new clip, or hold a pre-defined slide so that the screen does not go black between changes.

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                We do plan to improve on the time it takes to switch from one Show to the next. Doing a preload on a Show-level, has some implications, but it could work.

                In the mean time, you might be served by this feature:

                http://support.yodeck.com/forums/301815-general/suggestions/16357123-custom-background-for-schedule

                Finally, due to the implementation, providing for smooth Shows transition would require this feature implemented first:

                https://yodeck.uservoice.com/admin/forums/301815-general/suggestions/16208410-master-playlists-that-can-play-multiple-sub-playli

                We are going to mark this as Accepted, but it will take some time till you see it released.

              • Playlist "currently playing" and countdown

                show screen number when playing items in playlist, now showing n of x , and possibly a timer couting down to next item.

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                  Showing Playlist-level and item-level progress could be useful. Although not a high-priority, we will be adding this.

                  We are also adding native PDF support shortly, so this will be beneficial in case of text content.

                • Asset Expiration

                  I realize this has been submitted before (goo.gl/hblJRN), but after talking through the issue with support I was encouraged to submit it again for a second look.

                  It would be extremely helpful to have expiration dates for assets. I understand YoDeck's push is for this to happen through Schedules. As a user I would make use of Schedules to push Shows at certain times of day or cycle in seasonal Shows (such as a Christmas-themed variant). However, with the amount of assets we potentially need to change, Schedules do not seem to be a sustainable solution.

                  Our organization has many…

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                    Yodeck was created to be as simple as possible on the first look. We can add a lot of features, but there is no point in making Yodeck an overly complex software.

                    We plan to keep the basic features, as “basic” as possible. Additional features will be provided by Widgets, or different entities. So, in the near future, we will be adding a way for having the same effect.

                    For example, there could be a Widgets in which you select a Media and add a expiry date. Or, there could be a Campaigns module, which would allow you to define campaigns that are performed on specific time-frames. Or, a tag-based playlist, where the playlist contains all Media with the specific tags, and the tag can be set to be auto-removed after a date. Or several other ways, that would keep the complexity away from the core components.

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                  • On screen key board widget with button to hide and open

                    Onscreen keyboard widget to interact with items on you display

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                      Yodeck has limited support for interactivity. Right now, you can build and upload HTML5 apps as Widgets, but they must not be placed as overlays in order for them to be interactive. Same goes for Web Pages.

                      An on-screen keyboard would be a nice addition. Given that this would require a touch screen, we would also have to implement an easy way to setup and calibrate touchscreens (can be done).

                      We are marking this feature as Accepted and we will see down the road how things progress.

                    • Support left-to-right scrolling for right-to-left languages

                      Support right-to-left languages (like Arabic and Hebrew) for the RSS ticker

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                          This feature request has several implications.

                          First of all, it has little to do with CEC. The same request could be asking for USB IR remotes (which are internally handled by Linux as keyboard presses).

                          Right now, our playback engine is fully automated. This means that, you cannot affect the playback status of a playlist (move forward, backwards, etc). But, we plan to refactor the Player shortly to allow for different Playlist management.

                          So, while this is not a core-feature to add, it will probably be possible to add it via a Custom Widget. So, we will leave it here to check it out when the time comes.

                        • Provide a Player App for Android (for compatible Smart TVs, TV Boxes, Tablets and Smartphones)

                          Yodeck currently works only on the Raspberry Pi hardware platform. It would be great to have Yodeck on Android-powered devices.

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                            We do plan to provide a Yodeck Player app for Android. As you may understand, this requires a lot of effort. So, it might take several months until it gets completed. We target the end of 2017 for a first version, but it may well be 2018 until it gets released.

                          • Additional Fonts

                            Additional Fonts

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                              If you are talking about additional font for the Web Page viewer, we would need more information. Perhaps, this is resolved by the addition of Chromium browser (check this idea: http://support.yodeck.com/forums/301815-general/suggestions/13794672-ability-to-render-more-advanced-web-content)

                              If you are talking about the RSS Ticker, we plan to add support for a Unicode font, so that all characters can be rendered (Chinese being the most problematic one right now).

                              Please provide more feedback on this.

                            • Broadcast a Message

                              Broadcast an immediate message on all screens or a group of screens.

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                                Although it sounds interesting, this feature needs refinement.

                                In the new version to be released this week, we do have a text Widget. You could add this text Widget to all Shows on top of all other content. You would set it to transparent background and do not type anything. Then, when ever you wanted to sent a message, you would edit the Widget, type the message, and push to all devices. But would this suffice as an “emergency broadcast”?

                                If you are interested in this feature, please leave more comments and discuss further.

                              • Display a conference schedule.

                                Will you have a widget to display a conference schedule / agenda., eg. Speaker Jones, Room 20 @ 1pm.. etc?

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                                  One way to do this would be to use the Richtext Widget and paste your HTML. Right now, it is not so easy to do, but eventually it will be. Also, we do plan to provide some templates for fixed layouts (HTML templates) which you will be able to edit within the Widget. One of them could be a scheduling template.

                                  There is also this idea: http://support.yodeck.com/forums/301815-general/suggestions/13087137-calendar-integration-ical-and-google-calendar-etc

                                  Perhaps this is more close to the scheduling concept? Waiting for your feedback to dig in.

                                • GPIO support

                                  We have Beamer they not hear on the CEC Command, they have only a Interface for Relais for commands, is there a way to use the gpio's to trigger 2 Relais on schedule start and at the end to off? At this time we have there 2 Raspberrys. One for Yodeck and one for a time based solution but in one device it would be great :D
                                  Best wishes

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                                  • Add the ability to specify a specific number of days in a schedule.

                                    Building on : http://support.yodeck.com/forums/301815-general/suggestions/13294017-weekday-filter
                                    we would like it to be possible to specify a specific number of days for the "Every" field (recurrence).
                                    Many restaurants use a menu that cycles either weekly, biweekly, triweekly, etc. (In most cases here we have a tri-weekly menu rotation). What would be great in the scheduler is to be able to schedule a show “Every Monday” or to repeat “Every 3rd Monday” for example. Microsoft Task Scheduler in Windows is an example of how this would work.

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                                    • Widget ideas

                                      Social Media Wall widgets for all the main social media sites will be key...even better, a social media feed aggregator!! I'd like a google calendar widget...a free form static box text widget would be great as well.

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                                      • audio as an asset

                                        Add audio as a separate asset. I want to play a song behind my graphic slides

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                                          We will provide:

                                          1) audio files you upload, as a new Media type
                                          2) audio tracks from Youtube videos, as a new Media type
                                          3) audio management for Shows – you will be able to add a Playlist that will only provide audio

                                          Additionally, we will provide audio device management, so you will be able to Mute the Player, change the output volume, and more.

                                        • VESA Case

                                          I find it really strange that these Yodeck Playboxes don't come in a VESA mount case.

                                          This is for digital signage and 99% of customer's will want to mount their Pi onto the back of their display.

                                          I'm having to find other ways of mounting it onto the TV such as taping it on or cable tie.

                                          I could even be better off buying a VESA case for £4 and just swapping cases so I can mount it onto the back of the display.

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