Xibo for Android 1.8 R102 Available

Spring Signage are pleased to announce Xibo for Android v1.8 R102. This release works with Xibo CMS version 1.8 and has legacy mode for versions 1.4, 1.6, 1.7.

Features and Issues resolved in this release:

  • Fixed SD card detection in devices running 4.2 and lower
  • Fixed an issue with XMR Push messaging and Key Generation Failures on device reboot
  • Fixed an issue where file downloads are immediately retried
  • Added a French translation (with thanks to a contributor)
  • Added a Spanish translation

Download Xibo for Android R102.

Download Xibo for Android R102 for DSDevices.

Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in the FAQ. It’s also well worth having a look at the Knowledge Base.

If you have a white label build of the application it is available in your account.

Xibo for Android 1.7 R64 Available

Spring Signage are pleased to announce Xibo for Android v1.7 R64. This release works with Xibo CMS versions 1.4, 1.6, 1.7 and has legacy mode for 1.8.

Features and Issues resolved in this release:

  • Fixed SD card detection in devices running 4.2 and lower

Download Xibo for Android R64.

Download Xibo for Android R64 for DSDevices.

Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in the FAQ. It’s also well worth having a look at the Knowledge Base.

If you have a white label build of the application it is available in your account.

Xibo 1.8.0 is here!

We are pleased to announce that we’ve released the 1.8.0 stable release of Xibo to the community. This release has taken us 18 months to develop, test and bring to you all and contains a whole host of new features. You can find out more on the Xibo Project Announcement.

We didn’t want our Cloud and Xibo for Android customers to be left behind, so we have our platform ready for 1.8.0 from today!

Xibo in the Cloud

Xibo in the Cloud now fully supports 1.8.0 instances, but we’ve left you in control of whether you use 1.8 or 1.7 – we encourage everyone to try 1.8! All new accounts will need to choose a version to install before they get created on the Cloud, there is a version selector in the Shop. Upgrades are available as usual, see “Upgrading your Cloud CMS Instance” for instructions.

Xibo for Android

We’d like to announce Xibo for Android 1.8 R101 which has compatibility with CMS 1.8 and backwards compatibility with CMS 1.7 and 1.6. We are providing free of charge upgrades to this release for any licences purchased since 10th October 2016, you can check if your licences are eligible by looking at the number of upgrades your licence pool has been assigned in the customer portal. Upgrades for older licences are available at £4 GBP per licence. For full instructions for upgrading, purchasing upgrades and installing the update itself, see “Upgrading Xibo for Android“.

Download Xibo for Android R101.

Download Xibo for Android R101 for DSDevices.

If you have a white label build of the application it is available in your account.

Keep in touch

We’ve got a lot planned for this year and have already started work on 1.9 series of Xibo – follow us on Twitter or Subscribe to our RSS to be kept up to date.

 

 

Xibo for Android R63 Available

Spring Signage are pleased to announce Xibo for Android v1.7 R63. This release works with Xibo CMS versions 1.4, 1.6, 1.7 and has legacy mode for 1.8.

Features and Issues resolved in this release:

  • Fixed SD card detection in non-rooted devices running 4.4 or higher
  • Obey transparency setting for Embedded Content
  • Fixed video loop on some devices
  • Web Page widget should accept cookies

Download Xibo for Android R63.

Download Xibo for Android R63 for DSDevices.

Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in the FAQ. It’s also well worth having a look at the Knowledge Base.

If you have a white label build of the application it is available in your account.

Holiday Opening Times 2016/17

Please note that Spring Signage will close on Friday 23rd December at 12:00 noon for the UK Christmas holidays and will re-open at 8am on Wednesday 28th December. We will then be open as usual until Friday 30th December. We are then closed all day on Monday 2nd January 2016 and return to normal hours from Tuesday 3rd January 2016.

If you require support during these closures, please contact our service desk and we will be in touch as soon as we are able.

The team at Spring Signage wish you all seasons greetings and best wishes for 2017.

Xibo for Android R62 Available

Spring Signage are pleased to announce Xibo for Android v1.7 R62. This release works with Xibo CMS versions 1.4, 1.6, 1.7 and has legacy mode for 1.8.

Features and Issues resolved in this release:

  • A fix for incorrectly removing expired layouts from the schedule when Expire Modified Layouts is unchecked.
  • A fix for Xibo not starting on boot with devices that do not set their clock immediately on boot.

Download Xibo for Android R62.

Download Xibo for Android R62 for DSDevices.

Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in the FAQ. It’s also well worth having a look at the Knowledge Base.

If you have a white label build of the application it is available in your account.

Xibo 1.8.0-beta available on the Xibo Cloud

We’ve recently released Xibo 1.8.0-beta to the community which is a major milestone for the project.

In conjunction with this release we would like to offer customers 1.8.0-beta demonstration instances on Xibo Cloud so that they can get easy access to the beta test. To get access to one of these exciting demos, select Xibo in the Cloud from our shop and pick 1.8.0-beta from the version selector.

Feedback on the release is most welcome on our community dev category. Please be aware that for the moment these demos are only available in our UK region – this will be automatically selected for you.

We hope you enjoy trying out the newest Xibo.

Xibo for Android R61 Available

Spring Signage are pleased to announce Xibo for Android v1.7 R61. This release works with Xibo CMS versions 1.4, 1.6, 1.7 and has legacy mode for 1.8.

Features and Issues resolved in this release:

  • Updated network connection libraries for improved stability on slow or unreliable networks
  • Automatically enable/disable the Wifi connection after an extended period of failed connections
  • A fix for the settings page when connected to a 1.8 CMS

Download Xibo for Android R61.

Download Xibo for Android R61 for DSDevices.

Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in the FAQ. It’s also well worth having a look at the Knowledge Base.

If you have a white label build of the application it is available in your account.

Xibo for Android R60 Available

Spring Signage are pleased to announce Xibo for Android v1.7 R60. This release works with Xibo CMS versions 1.4, 1.6, 1.7 and has legacy mode for 1.8.

Features and Issues resolved in this release:

  • Full support for Layering of Regions and the Layout Background (z-Index)
  • New Log Level setting to reduce log bandwidth under normal usage
  • New Screenshot size setting to allow sending screenshots at a smaller resolution (default to 640)
  • Workaround for devices returning the 02:00:00:00:00:00 mac address in Android 6.0

Download Xibo for Android R60.

Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in the FAQ. It’s also well worth having a look at the Knowledge Base.

If you have a white label build of the application it is available in your account.

 

DSDevices

Customers with a DSDevices unit can now take advantage of our new Xibo for Android DSDevices APK. This APK brings tighter integration with the DSDevices hardware and allows for automatic upgrade, shell commands and any other functionality that previously required root access, without root access!

Customers already running the standard Xibo for Android APK on their DSDevice will need to remove and reinstall using the new APK. Subsequent updates can be pushed to your DSDevices directly from the Xibo CMS.

Download Xibo for Android R60 for DSDevices.

Xibo for Android R59 Available

Spring Signage are pleased to announce Xibo for Android v1.7 R59. This release works with Xibo CMS versions 1.4, 1.6, 1.7 and has legacy mode for 1.8.

Features and Issues resolved in this release:

  • Fixed an issue with the new Video Player released in R58 so that it is disabled by default. This was always our intention, however it was enabled by default in R58. If you have trouble with video in R58 then please upgrade to switch back to the old Video Player.
  • Included a new option to enable the Web Browser cache for embedded/web page media types.

Download Xibo for Android R59.

Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in the FAQ. It’s also well worth having a look at the Knowledge Base.

If you have a white label build of the application it is available in your account.