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  1. Add support for streaming video using NDI.

    NDI is the new standard for high def, low latency streaming video in broadcasting and the entertainement industry. More information at https://ndi.tv/about-ndi/

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  2. New widget for news feed

    I suggest a new widget for non-scrolling text for news / RSS Feed, which would display the entire message for 5 - 10 seconds.

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    We are growing the Yodeck team with more developers and designers. Within September, we will start working on existing Widgets to make them better looking and more efficient. And we will also start working on new Widgets.

    Stay tuned!

  3. Shuffle or randomise playlists playback

    Allow playlists to be randomised or shuffled

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  4. 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.

  5. More Automatic Notifications

    With yodeck deployed to an enterprise environment I use only webpages (online reports, online dashboards, etc.) as my content. Currently, yodeck does not meet our requirements in regards to notifications and automatic alerts. I need to be alerted for the following conditions:


    1. Currently, the offline alerts are not real time. I only got an alert after my monitor had been offline for 5 hours. I need the ability to customize this time down to 5 minutes or quicker.

    2. Any time a certain temperature is exceeded.

    3. Any time the last screenshot is the exact same (bit size) for longer than 10…
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  6. 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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  7. Vertical Text Scroll

    Please add a vertical scrolling text widget

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  8. Custom background for Schedule.

    When it changes from one show to another we go to black screen, it would be nice that the user can setup its own background instead of Black, could be colors or images.

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  9. Dropbox Integration

    Direction integration with DropBox for Playlists.

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  10. Live Chat Support

    It would be great and very helpful if Yodeck able to provide live chat support.

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    In order to provide Live Chat support, we need to have tech support agents available 24/7. Right now, we are generally available through email between 4am-4pm (US Eastern time) on weekdays and same hours for urgent issues on weekends. We are planning to extend this to cover the whole 24 hours as soon as we have the resources required.

  11. enable hardware acceleration for the webkit browser

    we need a browser that supports hardware acceleration in order to have video or animation render in the browser smoothly. Currently even simple animation isn't smooth, and is really limiting what we can use Yodeck for. This is particularly problematic with custom widgets where our hands are tied as far as development goes because everything that moves is choppy. It looks like others have developed webkit based browsers that support hardware acceleration that could be similar to what we would need in yodeck? https://forums.resin.io/t/fullscreen-webkit-browser-with-hw-accelerated-css-webgl-and-html5-video-on-the-raspberrypi-3/741

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  12. Multiple WiFi Profiles

    It would be great if we could configure multiple wifi profiles on the device and set priority. This way it could connect to a "Primary WiFi" (ideally the customers) but if it can't and a tech is on site, have it connect to their hotspot as a backup and have it preprogrammed (I.e. if you can't connect to customer wifi, connect to a failover wifi profile we can configure through the portal.) Typically we provision the device before it goes out to customer this way in theory it's plug and play if they provide us with the correct wifi info…

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  13. Allow starting a show based on an event

    Would like to have a display set up in a waiting room playing a standard general show. But, when a new client arrives would like to "push a button" and have a more detailed show played. It could simply be a predefined named show and GPIO pin to initiate it. Schedule could be set to "Manual".

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  14. tableau widget

    tableau software widget

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  15. Better Widgets

    more widgets and rss feeds available with better ways of setting them up.

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  16. Multiple video-layers

    Multiple video areas

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    This is due to a restriction impose by the Raspberry Pi hardware. We plan to allow soon using at least two videos. We are also conducting tests with Raspberry Pi 3 to establish the best possible solution.

    We are working towards a solution that might allow 2 videos running concurrently, provided that the bitrates and resolutions are within range.

  17. An app to control yodeck

    An app to control yodeck from mobile, instead of web browser

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    Developing an app for performing basic functions and receiving notifications is in our plans, but it is a low priority. The Yodeck portal works ok under a mobile web browser, so it is not a hard requirement to develop such an app.

  18. Google calendar data source

    Google Calendar entries for a number of days (from current day only - or possibly current half-day only).
    To be shown as a list of 1 or more scrolling (if necessary) entries or as a ticker. With configurable display elements date, time, title, description, where. Also configurable separators (like your ticker).
    Example 1: I would use it for a "Welcome" list of today's (or morning/afternoon) visitors.
    Example 2: Also for a list of upcoming exhibitions.
    Using google as a source of times events allows anyone with access to that the ability to make Yodeck entries without getting into your quite…

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  19. Google Cal 'guest Welcome screen" widget

    Not sure if you got this, screen timed out while I was busy on something else.
    I need a Google calendar widget to display user-entered text on a Welcome screen, between the times of the calendar entry.
    If there are multiple, overlapping entries, scroll up or across.
    Thanks

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    There are a lot of ideas for Widgets. Unfortunately, we do not have the ability to create all of the Widgets that our customers need. That is why we provide the ability to create your own Custom Widget:

    https://www.yodeck.com/docs/display/YO/Custom+Widget+Developer%27s+Guide

    The Widget you are proposing can be easily created. Within the Widget UI, you would enter the name and birthday of each employee and the Widget would display it easily.

    Reach out if you need help with the development. We are marking this as “under review” only to keep this request and see if it can get more traction down the road.

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