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  1. Add the ability to place shows in a playlist

    This would really be the icing on the cake, as far as flexibility is concerned.

    For example, if I have a clock widget it is a set colour for the entire show, so if the background changes to a similar colour (and the widget's background is transparent), it becomes invisible.

    Being able to add shows to a playlist would cure this, and enable other things that multiple layouts would bring.

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      We are making some changes in our playback engine that might make this feature possible.

      For sure, we are planning to provide an option to time-sync Playlists. This would allow you to create Playlists of Playlists, and sync the “master” Playlists. Combined with the special playlist item “Hide Playlist”, you could also change the layout.

      Of course, this is rather complex, but it will be possible.

      After this is possible, for providing a complete Show Sequence feature, it is more of a matter of strategy concerning simplicity of the platform; adding such a feature would complicate the user experience. But it is something that we will definitely consider.

    • Schedule every 'x' minutes

      Can you add the options to schedule a show every: hour, quarter and/or every ... minutes.

      We like to show a standard show which will be overruled by a dedicated show every ´x´ minutes. Now we can't use the scheduler for that.

      Thanks in advance.

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      • Photos and Images from Google Drive

        Display images / photos either cyclically or randomly from nominated Google Drive folders.

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          We are planning to provide support for Zapier. Here is the suggestion in our forum:

          http://support.yodeck.com/forums/301815-general/suggestions/34154359-integrate-with-zapier

          Through that, it will be possible to integrate Yodeck with Google Drive, so that any content added to Google Drive is copied to Yodeck and then pushed to your Players.

          I am tagging this idea as under review, since we might offer a Google Drive (and Dropbox) integration in the future. In any case, we will update all of you with any developments on the Zapier integration.

        • Can we play a video clip with a specific time (start, end)?

          For example: a video clip starts at 00:00 and ends at 10:15.
          Can Yodeck play that video clip only from 01:10 to 06:15?

          21 votes
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          • An app to control yodeck

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

            12 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Admin →

              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.

            • Additional Fonts

              Additional Fonts

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                1 comment  ·  Admin →

                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.

              • Birthdays of employees every day

                Birthday employees ?

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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.

                • Touchscreen Support

                  Touchscreen Support

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                    1 comment  ·  Admin →

                    We do have customers using touchscreens with Yodeck. We do plan to provide some better support for configuring the touchscreen.

                    Touchscreens are usable with Widgets and Web Page, and we plan to expand support for navigating content (move to next, previous) and add support for an on-screen keyboard and navigation buttons for the web browser.

                  • 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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                    • Add multiple youtube links at same time or the capacity to put youtube channels

                      Capacity to add multiple links of youtube at once and/ or use youtube channels with list of videos

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                        Currently, we have no way to know that what the users has specified can indeed be fitted on the SD card storage. Providing an easy way to add tens or hundreds of YouTube videos, would probably cause issues. But we are looking into it and we will probably provide this in the near future.

                      • Random photo slideshow

                        Ability to have a slide show of random photos from zzz folder and play for xxx minutes.
                        This would allow me to play a video or two - then some photos - then back to the videos... Then show some more of the random photos.

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                          We are considering adding an option to play a Playlist randomly. But this is half the story of what you described.

                          The other thing that you are implying is playing multiple Playlists per region. So, you can have some photos shown randomly, and then show a video. We are still designing a way to achieve that gracefully. There are three options that this could be implemented:

                          - Support Playlists of Playlists
                          - Support Playlists of Shows
                          - Support Multiple Playlists per region in a Show

                          We have not finalized the design on how this will be implemented.

                        • Queue system

                          I would like to have to possibillity to integrate with a queue system.
                          A remote or button with +/- and show a number in the screen. As a system like Easy Turn or so.

                          8 votes
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                          • Add support for Yodeck retrieving a media file from a URL instead of having to download and upload to Yodeck

                            It would be great to have an option for providing an image file or a video file from a URL instead of uploading to Yodeck. Files would still be stored on Yodeck servers, but the user won't have to download the media and upload it to Yodeck servers.

                            8 votes
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                            • Smart playlists to automatically play images in a specific folder

                              Smart Playlists - Automatically play all images in a specific folder. This will eliminate the extra step of adding new images to a playlist after loading them.

                              7 votes
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                                We already have support for Tag-based Playlist. It allows you to create a Playlist that pulls in all Media based on combinations of Media Tags. So, you can upload Media, tag them, and Playlists are updated automatically.

                                The Tag-based Playlists feature is available under the “Pro” plan.

                                We are thinking about using Folders in a similar way.

                              • Display a conference schedule.

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

                                7 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Admin →

                                  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.

                                • Broadcast a Message

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

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                                    1 comment  ·  Admin →

                                    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.

                                  • draw the gps location

                                    add gps usb to the raspi and to show the gps location on a map on the screen, that help in transportation.

                                    7 votes
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                                    • Support video with an alpha channel (transparency) so that one video can frame some other content

                                      I want to be able to use one video with an alpha channel as a "frame" and overlay it on top of another video that is the main focus.

                                      For now, I'm simply layering the one video on top of the other, but that means that there are really hard edges at the edge of the video.

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                                        1 comment  ·  Admin →

                                        First, we are planning to support multiple videos playback (a whole different request).

                                        Now, concerning alpha-channel in videos, I think this is a firmware issue of the Raspberry Pi. Thee is a way to have a mask, but again no alpha channel beyond that mask.

                                      • Allow for expanding Player available storage through USB flash drives

                                        Since SD storage is limited, it would be great to add support for expanding storage through USB drives

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                                          Support and requests for this feature is quite low, so we are freezing it for now… most users are ok with a standard 8GB SD card, while they can also get a 32GB card with lots of space.

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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.

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