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  1. Weather Widget

    I suggest a simple weather widget that could be used on our displays. Nothing fancy - just the current weather and perhaps the next 5 days?

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      We will be releasing a full-fledged Weather widget soon.

      In the mean time, you can now find a (local only) weather Widget based on the web widget provided by Accuweather.com. This is available on the production site right now.

      Overall, we are planning to provide a better Weather Widget, that will perform much better, work offline, show forecasts, etc, so we will not be closing this idea yet.

    • Show Preview

      Show preview capability would be an amazing help. Right now there's no way to see a show without pushing it to a real monitor.

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        We will be providing 2 distinct features for accommodating this need:

        First, we will allow paid accounts to use an extra (free) test Monitor. This test monitor will regularly show an overlay of the Yodeck logo on top of content, so it will not be suitable to be used as public display. It will be used solely for testing out changes to Monitors before pushing.

        Then, we will be developing a full-fledge Web Player. This Web Player will have a unique URL which you will be able to open up on any browser. From that point on, you will be able to manage content displayed as with any other Pi-based Player. We will then use this Player to also display a one-time preview of the Show.

        Hope this works for all of you guys. Please be kind enough to leave a comment if you think otherwise.

      • 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.

        • 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.

          24 votes
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          • Power on toggle

            It would be great if there were a way to send power on or off CEC commands when your monitor doesn't come on.

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            • Create a widget store

              I've developed a couple of widgets, and more will no doubt follow. It would be great to have somewhere to share them - either free or for a nominal charge, like the appstores for iPhone/android/the other one.

              14 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Admin →

                Yes, we do plan to have a Widget marketplace. :-) It is great that you are interested in this, hope we have more Partners and people coming in and voting for this one!

              • Dynamic playlists and media tags

                Dynamic Playlists and Media Tags. (1) Ability to add "tags" to media. (2) Ability to define a playlist as: All Media with the tags: (LIVE) and ((Building-Main) or (Building-All)).

                That way just adding a tag on media would push new content out to monitors. Likewise, removing the LIVE tag (in this example) would remove media from playlist.

                10 votes
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                • 4K support (through Tinker Board)

                  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.

                  • API to connect to your subscription / Account / Management

                    Would be nice to have API access to your account in different ways.

                    Examples:

                    Get - Get access to your account data & configurations. Connect to the API to get configurations & information of your players.

                    POST - Send show commands to the API. to change between shows on different players.

                    Longshot.. But would be nice :p

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                      Our whole backend (server) provides an RESTful HTTP API. This is currently used only by our UI, the User Interface that our users see on their screen.

                      This API needs to be documented and polished up, but it is (more or less) already usable for special purposes. We will just provide you with a access token.

                      We are planning to release a fully documented API spec within Q2-2017.

                    • 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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                      • yodeck.com site status report - for known acute issues with the site

                        Some location on Yodeck.com that describes the current acute problem(s) with the site and to the extent possible and indication that the problem(s) are being worked on.

                        This would avoid the need to continually bug support staff to report the same problem because it isn't yet fixed, etc.

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                          This would be indeed a great addition. Currently, we have several different subsystems, so it would be good to have an overview is something is wrong or not. We will definitely need to add service status reporting, as well as maintenance/updates schedule.

                        • 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.

                          6 votes
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                          • 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.

                            • 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.

                              5 votes
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                              • Premade Footer Scrollers

                                Provide some premade scrolling footer content -
                                Weather - enter ZipCode;
                                Stock - select up to x stock symbols;
                                Latest News (like Fox News Channel);
                                Airport info;

                                5 votes
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                                • Ability to change the resolution

                                  Ability to manually set the resolution on the pi

                                  4 votes
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                                  • 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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                                      1 comment  ·  Admin →

                                      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.

                                    • 2 Factor Authentication for WebApp access

                                      Any chance you could look at providing 2 factor authentication for access to the WebApp. Would be great for Whitelabel Partners

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                                      • Screenshot also in monitor listview

                                        idea: if you have multiple monitors, it would be great to see the last screenshot in the Monitorslist

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                                        • Style Ticker with css

                                          The ability to style ticker (expecially rss one) with Css. Also including Google Font through css

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                                            Right now, the ticker is generated via a Python drawing library and the images are scrolled using the GPU. We plan to change this to HTML-based drawing of the ticker. We could then add an option for providing custom CSS styling for the text. I guess this should work fine for you.

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