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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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      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      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.

    • 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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        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        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.

      • Additional Fonts

        Additional Fonts

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          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  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.

        • 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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          • custom error page on web page media

            A request to either set a custom error page or leave it black because on larger displays (billboards) the 'Unable to load page' with white background lights up a whole neighbourhood at night.

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              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Makes perfect sense, we already had it in our backlog internally. Probably, you will be able to set an uploaded image or a Widget as the “Error Page”.

            • 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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                accepted  ·  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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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                  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  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.

                • 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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                    2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    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.

                  • 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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                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Your feedback is valid. I do not know if the proposed layout is the best possible. We will have to see when we make some changes to the UI (for sure, within the next 2 months)

                    • Refresh Web Page

                      Option to set an interval to refresh a Web Page.

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                        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Right now, you can refresh a web page by adding it multiple time in a Playlist. This way, the Web Page will get refreshed.

                        Another way to do this now is through the Web Scripting engine.

                        Both of these ways are no so practical, and definitely not obvious. So, we will be adding this option soon.

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          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.

                        • 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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                          • Broadcast a Message

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

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                              1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  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.

                            • 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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                              • 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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                                  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  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.

                                • Container clip for random media

                                  It would be great to have a container item to add into playlist for play random videos. For example a container with promotional clips or ads.
                                  The idea is to play 1 random clip and then next media in my playlist.
                                  Example:

                                  - Logo
                                  - General info
                                  - Container (1 random ad from folder "my-ads")
                                  - Product clip
                                  - Container (1 random promo from folder "my-promos")
                                  - ... and so on

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                                    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    We are planning to provide a) sub-playlists b) random playback.

                                    Subplaylists will be used as items in regular Playlists. Both Playlists and SubPlaylists will have the option to be played back randomly. And when you will add SubPlaylists to a Playlist, you will have the option to say “Play 3 items from this SubPlaylist” or “Play 1 hour from this SubPlaylist”.

                                    That’s the design we currently have in mind, I think it is pretty close to final.

                                  • 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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                                      5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      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.

                                    • Drag and Drop Content Upload

                                      Drag and drop content upload. Better then trawling through files and folders.

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                                        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 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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                                          30 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          This feature has been the No.1 request for a long time. There technical reason that this has not been implemented yet, but we are working towards the right direction. Let me explain.

                                          First, we will provide a quick preview button right inside the Show editor. This button will allow you to push the current show to your test player(s) so that you can check how everything looks a) without saving the Show and b) without pushing to all affected Players. It should make it much easier to preview things fast. But, still, you need a Player to use for this. *We will add this to our Oct 26th release! Stay tuned!*

                                          Now, concerning the web-based preview, we are working on a Web-powered Yodeck Player. This Player will be the basis for building a preview through the browser. This is quite hard to implement. Really hard. We are working towards…

                                        • 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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