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* Fixed issue where switching profile for lower order zone cause the top order overlapped zone to restart (14176)
 
* Fixed issue where switching profile for lower order zone cause the top order overlapped zone to restart (14176)
 
* Fixed issue where video wall fails to start while transitioning from Web to Signage session container (14185)
 
* Fixed issue where video wall fails to start while transitioning from Web to Signage session container (14185)
* Fixed issue where video wall fails to resumes after the unplugging/plugging the network cable on network zero clients (14203)
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* Fixed issue where video wall fails to resumes after unplugging/plugging the network cable of network zero clients (14203)
 
* Minor UI improvements (13965,14114, 14119, 14146)
 
* Minor UI improvements (13965,14114, 14119, 14146)
 
* UI improvements to Initial Setup screen for non-English languages (13703)
 
* UI improvements to Initial Setup screen for non-English languages (13703)
 
* Updated Translation Strings (13926,14085,14086,14087)  
 
* Updated Translation Strings (13926,14085,14086,14087)  
 
* Minor bug fixes and stability improvements (14039,13922)
 
* Minor bug fixes and stability improvements (14039,13922)
 
  
 
==Userful™ 8.7.1==
 
==Userful™ 8.7.1==

Revision as of 10:35, 18 November 2016

Copyright © 2016 Userful Corporation. All rights reserved.
(Updated 2016.11.18)


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Userful™ 8.8

  • Release Date: November 17, 2016
  • Optimized switching of content and zones (reduced switching time from many seconds down to a fraction of a second) (13989)
  • Added Direct Sync support for the non-Nvidia systems (14057)
  • Added Preset Station Mapping feature allowing users to save the station mapping settings (13998,14070,14120)
  • Added (mobile friendly) application for instant preset switching (13999, 14121)
  • Integrated Session Management feature to define session level access settings including authentication, privacy and time (13911, 13961, 13988)
  • Integrated Beabloo Player session container (14178)
  • Added functionality to play zones with overlapping stations simultaneously for non-interactive sessions (Signage Player, Network Streamer) (14054)
  • Added UI option to edit Rotation Offset allowing user to set the initial rotation value while creating an artistic videowall (13901)
  • Added UI option to edit display coordinates (x,y) and angle rotation while configuring artistic video wall (13902)
  • Enabled Auto Launch feature for session containers listed under Welcome Screen (13909)
  • Updated Blackmagic DeckLink driver to support the latest Blackmagic DeckLink capture cards (13995,14116)
  • Added UI option to crop the captured external device under Blackmagic DeckLink and Video Capture session container (14081)
  • Added Nepali language translations (14088)
  • Added support for Intel GPU Offload on Intel’s 6th generation core i3 and core i5 PCs for the low-cost video wall deployments (14096)
  • Added UI option to include zone names for all videowalls under Station Mapping (14123)
  • Filtered the list of Nvidia and Intel GPUs under Zone Settings > GPU Acceleration (14162)
  • Fixed issue where Atrust M321 zero client does not work with DirectSync (13355)
  • Fixed issue where system using dual NIC shows NAG screen even though NIC running DHCP for the zero clients is licensed (13707)
  • Fixed issue where content is still playing even after deleting video wall running as a part of mirror group (13946)
  • Fixed issue where stations dropped randomly while playing demanding content (image files) (13962)
  • Fixed issue where sound does not come out smoothly through network zero client and Userful host while playing signage content(13968)
  • Fixed issue where importing an ova file from the Control Center > Virtual Machines fails (13970)
  • Fixed issue where enabling Direct Sync on HDMI displays show blank screen (13973)
  • Fixed issue where selecting Virtual Machine as session container replaces the UI fields with that of UIEvolution (14015)
  • Fixed issue where resetting Atrust M321 zero client with HDMI display in videowall may cause black screen (14022)
  • Fixed issue where where System Diagnostics show VDI package not installed even though it is installed (14030)
  • Fixed issue where System Diagnostics displays incorrect notification for Hardware Virtualization (14040)
  • Fixed issue where UCC show duplicate virtual machines after being imported through multiple users (14045)
  • Fixed issue where user has to click "Stop Now" button more than once to update the Video Wall Zone Settings (14071)
  • Fixed issue where Nvidia enabled videowall do not transition back to interactive sessions after being deleted (14101)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center shows error while configuring Display Settings under artistic videowalls (14105)
  • Fixed concurrency issues while playing multiple videowalls simultaneously (14111)
  • Resolved error messages while configuring NIC to serve as DHCP server (14113)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center fails to load after system update (14134)
  • Fixed issue where video wall playback does not restart after video wall calibration (14152)
  • Fixed issue where video wall crashes during the transition from Signage Player to Web Browser session container (14170)
  • Fixed issue where switching profile for lower order zone cause the top order overlapped zone to restart (14176)
  • Fixed issue where video wall fails to start while transitioning from Web to Signage session container (14185)
  • Fixed issue where video wall fails to resumes after unplugging/plugging the network cable of network zero clients (14203)
  • Minor UI improvements (13965,14114, 14119, 14146)
  • UI improvements to Initial Setup screen for non-English languages (13703)
  • Updated Translation Strings (13926,14085,14086,14087)
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements (14039,13922)

Userful™ 8.7.1

  • Release Date: September 30, 2016
  • Resolved issue where audio settings of Video Capture session container overrides the video wall audio setting (13880)
  • Optimized the system to consume less memory (13930)
  • Reduced session start and switching time when Direct Sync is enabled (13934)
  • Resolved issue where unassigning a station playing dynamic content results in station getting stuck on the last frame (13937)
  • Minor UI changes for Control Center > System Operations > Preset Remote Control feature (13943)
  • Resolved issue where onboard system gets unmapped automatically after system reboot (13975)
  • Resolved issue where Control Center fails to launch after the first system reboot (13976)
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements (13944)


Userful™ 8.7

  • Release Date: September 16, 2016
  • Added support for Nvidia GPU acceleration for dynamic content, e.g. Web Browser and Cloud Desktop sessions (13706)
  • Certified a new hardware system as Userful Standard Appliance (13821)
  • Added support for Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card
  • Upgraded VirtualBox to version 5.1 (13769)
  • Integrated Display5 Player and TDM Signage session containers (13789)
  • Integrated RTP Streamer session container (13913)
  • Added Desktop Software suite under Control Center > Additional Software and Package for pdf viewer and text editor packages (13851)
  • Upgraded GStreamer package to version 1.9.1 (13823)
  • Fixed playback issue where video with non-square pixels play with incorrect aspect ratio (11243)
  • Fixed "Reset to Saved" functionality in video wall color calibration (12326)
  • Fixed issue where playback of mpeg-2 encoded videos cause artifacts on screen (13439)
  • Fixed issue where audio is initialized through audio jack instead of HDMI port when playing Signage session with DirectSync enabled (13456)
  • Fixed issue where horizontal pixels are distorted during 1080p video playback (13496)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center > System Operations > Check for Updates freezes when updates take a long time (13648)
  • Fixed issue where pausing a Nvidia accelerated video wall freezes while playing WebGL session with DirectSync (13749)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center > System Operations > Installing Additional Packages shows "Operation Complete" even when the operation fails (13752)
  • Fixed issue where Nvidia accelerated web browser session will switch to screen saver mode after 15 mins (13753)
  • Fixed issue where onboard station playing Signage content will not resume playback after editing an existing video wall (13772)
  • Fixed issue where network settings configured during "Initial Setup" does not work (13784)
  • Fixed issue where DPMS settings do not work with Direct Sync (13810)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center freezes when connection to Virtual Box web service fails (13856)
  • Fixed issue where remapping a display outside the mirror group restarts all the displays in the mirror group (13887)
  • Fixed issue where clones are not resynced after changes to the Master VM (13921)
  • Updated translations strings for Control Center UI
  • Minor UI improvements (13865, 13876, 13919, 13927)
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements (13743, 13832)

Userful™ 8.6.1

  • Release Date: June 14, 2016
  • Upgraded Firefox to version 45 (13490)
  • Enhancements to the Preset Browser Remote feature (13116)
  • Fixed issue where image slide show ends abruptly during playback (13556)
  • Fixed issue where Display Scaling does not work unless all displays have support of 720p resolution (13563)
  • Fixed issue where deleting a session container in a mirror group do not stop playback on assigned stations (13584)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center displays unlicensed warning notification on the licensed host (13607)
  • Fixed issue where video wall playing signage content zooms out when playing in a mirror group (13632)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (13422)


Userful™ 8.6

  • Release Date: May 18, 2016
  • Updated base OS to CentOS 7.2 (13109)
  • Added support for Skylake processors (12858,12614)
  • Added Browser Remote feature to launch sessions from any device (13398)
  • Added Direct Sync feature to substantially increase video-wall synchronization (13298, 13289)
  • Added 60fps support for video walls and signage player sessions with Nvidia offload support (13360)
  • Creation of "staff" login for limited access to Control Center (12648)
  • Enabled post-install configuration via a “Firstboot” GUI (13013,13106,13197,13365)
  • Substantially reduced time required for calibration & station mapping/remapping (13174)
  • Added support for RTSP over TCP network (12234)
  • Numerous improvements to automated high-availability / failover feature (12942,13232)
  • Added sample 4k and 6k content for playback (13383,13401)
  • Link to install Educational programs added under System Operations > Additional Packages (13421)
  • Added option to edit video wall zone name (13386)
  • Increased number of rows and columns to 50 for video wall configuration (13471)
  • Increased Userful Control Center session timeout period (13472)
  • Updated Video Capture session container UI with backup input and sound option (13291)
  • Updated Blackmagic Decklink session container UI with backup input and sound option (13481)
  • Improved "Manage Licensing" UI (13467)
  • Updated VirtualBox version to 5.0.18 (13382)
  • Updated Nvidia driver packages (13027)
  • Updated kernel version to 4.4 (13007)
  • Included Blackmagic Design driver version 10.6.2 (13023)
  • Simplified the process of installing additional packages (13019)
  • Added feature to edit hostname from Control Center > System Operations (12700)
  • Updated Russian Translations (13099)
  • Updated Japanese translations (12933)
  • Renamed Third-Party Add-ons to Additional Packages and Software (12598)
  • Updated Warnings and notifications text for the Control Center UI (12920,13208,13004)
  • Added functionality to do one degree rotation via keyboard in Artistic video wall (13080)
  • Updated notifications for Control Center > Help and Support > Submit Trouble Report (12850)
  • Updated Control Center translation strings (12744)
  • Fixed issue where system update process reboot the system even when the process fails (10146)
  • Fixed issue where mapping multiple stations to Video Capture session container cause kernel panic (12403)
  • Fixed issue where deleting a session container from Welcome Screen does not update the UI (12592)
  • Fixed issue where YUAN driver dkms module do not update when a new version is installed (12788)
  • Fixed issue where zero clients do not return to the primary host after the system startup (12942)
  • Fixed issue where enabling Nvidia offload support do not update the display resolution of displays in an existing video wall (12965)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center > Network Stations lists only single network station as online (13112)
  • Fixed issue where admin users cannot reboot and shutdown the system (13158)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center > System Operations > Keyboard Settings are not updated when the language is set to non-English during install (13163)
  • Fixed issue where station mapped to Cloud Desktop do not launch and is stuck at blank screen (13184)
  • Fixed issue where Mirroring does not work with video wall (13219)
  • Fixed issue where staff user can install additional packages through the diagnostic notifications (13278)
  • Fixed memory leaks due to zero client device hotplugging (13306)
  • Fixed issue where stations in a video wall setup freeze while capturing content using Blackmagic DeckLink session container (13345)
  • Fixed issue where diagnostic updates result in Control Center error (13350)
  • Fixed issue where an unlicensed host displays nag screen after an hour (13359)
  • Fixed issue where root password is set automatically after installation (13372)
  • Fixed issue where video wall calibration process fails when Direct Sync feature is enabled (13390)
  • Fixed issue where video wall does not start across all screens after reboot (13406)
  • Fixed issue where Remote VPN Connection stuck at activating status after starting the connection (13435,13441)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center became unresponsive after firstboot (13442)
  • Fixed issue where change in display resolution does not work until session is reset (13451)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (13092,13115,13230,13239,13319,12694)


Userful™ 8.5

  • Release Date: January 22, 2016
  • Upgrade to the Userful 8.x architecture (dramatically faster boot time, scalability and stability improvements) (12436)
  • Added Nvidia Offload Card support (12727)
  • Added support to choose between "server-side scaling" and "display scaling" (12966)
  • Added VDI support (11094,12601)
  • Upgrade from Virtualbox 4.x to 5.x (large number of improvements including para-virtualization support) (12257)
  • Added Windows 10 guest VM support
  • Automated Database synchronization between multiple machines (profiles added to one machine are automatically added to others in the failover group) (12497)
  • Ability to set / change hostname & IP address via UCC (12700)
  • Added Mirroring feature (12714)
  • Added support for optional 10Gig NIC and 10Gig uplink switch (recommended for larger deployments) (12727)
  • Support for much broader range of host PC hardware, touch screens and PoE zero client devices (12938)
  • Show station details by clicking on station in station mapping (including connected USB devices)
  • Added Persian translations (12760)
  • Added Firefox FullScreen option under Web Browser session container (12763)
  • Added support for USB passthru on Linux and Cloud Desktop (10100)
  • Added support for Images with odd number of pixels (11196)
  • Added Diagnostic notification for USB 3.0 connection (12009)
  • Added FTP support for shared files (12199)
  • Added touchscreen passthrough support for VDI sessions (12692)
  • Added tooltips for video wall zone settings (12725)
  • Added negative bezel support in grid layout for projected video walls (12526)
  • Added "Reset Session" option under Station Mapping > Station Settings window equivalent to Ctrl+Alt+BS (7782)
  • Added GUI option to "Change Hostname" via Control Center > System Operations (12740)
  • Increased USB storage transfer speed on Linux Desktop and VDI sessions(11612,11174)
  • Updated smsc driver to 2.4.80 version (12757)
  • Fixed issue where creating a video wall while the monitors are off cause improper scaling (11192)
  • Fixed issue where video wall can be created without a primary station (11774)
  • Fixed issue where adding or removing a row in grid video wall causes video wall to miscalculate its size (11978)
  • Fixed Drag and Drop functionality on Internet Explorer 11 (12089)
  • Fixed issue where Offline stations appear "Online" under Station Mapping > Network Stations (12098)
  • Fixed issue where Signage Player > Directory playback does not scan for new files while playing (12211)
  • Fixed issue where repeated start/stop of video wall causes X to crash (12213)
  • Resolved issue where Color Calibration does not persist across reboots (12264)
  • Resolved issue where mapping multiple stations to Video Capture session container cause kernel panic (12403)
  • Fixed memory leaks during static image playback (12429)
  • Updated fonts for different languages (12506)
  • Fixed issue where system crashes when no network card exists on host PC/Server (12557)
  • Fixed issue where system never returns to Control Center login screen after sucessful updates (12600)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center > Network Stations displays incorrect zero-client device model information (12669)
  • Fixed issue where VM image imported through VirtualBox Manager is not listed under Control Center > Station Mapping tab (12679)
  • Fixed DVD Player plugin (12728)
  • User account setup moved from "Initial Setup" screen to License Agreement screen
  • Fixed issue where user cannot enable "DPMS" and "Automatic Shutdown" settings under Control Center > System Operations (12815)
  • Fixed issue where stations connected to different host PC/server as displayed as "Orphaned" stations (12810)
  • Resolved issue where change of IP Address from static to DHCP is not reflected correctly under Control Center > System Operations (12783)
  • Fixed issue where Apply button gets activated whenever a video wall is played or paused (12903)
  • Fixed issue where artifacts remain on screen while capturing 4k content using Video Capture session container (12959)
  • Fixed rounding issue with display rotation degrees in video wall calibration (12981)
  • Significant improvements to UCC
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (12625,12626,12795,12869,12937,12938)

Userful™ 8.0.3

  • Release Date: October 21, 2015
  • Resolved issue where screen goes blank for few seconds while transitioning between Welcome Screen and Linux Login screen (10176)
  • Added support for odd-width-sized images in Signage Player playlist (11196)
  • Fixed issue where the browser reports the host PC/server is running on the IP 0.0.0.0 when Control Center is launched early after bootup (11562)
  • Implemented "Restore" functionality for station failover (12115)
  • Fixed DPMS wake-up problem on Broadcast Message / Show Station IDs (12124)
  • Updated "Too many stations screen" UI (12276)
  • Improved "Welcome Screen UI" to support more session containers (12354)
  • Updated firmware for VMA25 zero-client device (12457)
  • Fixed video distortion of certain media files (12463)
  • Added firmware functionality for unlocked zero-client devices (12465)
  • Resolved issue where "Remote VPN Connection" does not update UI when connection is stopped (12467)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center will not launch without network connection (12489)
  • Fixed issue where creating a video wall crashes the Control Center (12499)
  • Fixed issue where Blackmagic DeckLink session container captures only 1/4th of the feed (12507)
  • Fixed Control Center > Check for Updates process (12511)
  • Updated Signagelive Chrome extension (12527)
  • Fixed issue where stations take more than 5 minutes to start after bootup (12533)
  • Included YUAN HDMI capture driver on standard ISO (12569)
  • Updated nhci driver version to 0.9.24 (12573)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (12436)


Userful™ 8.0.2

  • Release Date: Sep 15, 2015
  • Added ability to change the display resolution under Station Mapping > Station Setting (12308)
  • Added Scaling options for "Network Streamer" session container (12332)
  • Added warning notifications for the number of stations in a video wall (12355)
  • Added Control Center option under Linux Desktop > System > Administration menu (12311)
  • Updated PADS4 session container (12412)
  • Updated UIEvolution session container (12414)
  • Updated nhci version to 0.9.22
  • Fixed kernel panics at boot time due to nhci driver (11604)
  • Fixed issue where user cannot use non-ASCII characters for station's name and location (12035)
  • Fixed issue with video wall calibration (12050)
  • Fixed issue where licensing was throwing exception in standalone mode (12201)
  • Fixed issue where duplicate system diagnostics alert pops up if Control Center is opened via multiple browser windows (12271)
  • Fixed issue where video wall may not recover after pressing "Ctrl+Alt+BS" on any station (12306)
  • Fixed issue where session containers occasionally change order on "Welcome Screen" after drag and drop (12335)
  • Fixed issue where "Reset Userful Network VideoWall" was leaving the stations running with the old configurations (12204)
  • Fixed issue where DPMS settings on zero-clients was not in sync with control center DPMS settings (12096)
  • Fixed issue where static image artefacts remain on screen (12384)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center fails to restart after installing multiple Third-Party Addons (12428)
  • Fixed issue where loading animation of video wall calibration was not stable (12173)
  • UI fixes for Welcome Screen (12353)
  • UI enhancements for Network Stations screen (12405)
  • Enhanced report a problem utility to include browser client details (12134)
  • Enabled "kiosk" mode for newly created session containers under Station Mapping (12316)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (12310, 12343, 12295)


Userful™ 8.0.1

  • Release Date: August 5, 2015
  • Upgraded to base RHEL 7.1/CentOS 7.1 (12103)
  • Added Zones functionality (11714)
  • Integrated new Content Management Systems (Signagelive Player, PADS4 Viewer, UIEvolution)
  • Added Video Capture session container for capturing Live TV, Webcams and HDMI streams (12112)
  • Added support for Blackmagic's DeckLink and Intensity Pro capture cards
  • Added support for YUAN capture cards
  • Added Program Runner session container (12259)
  • Added Automatic Firmware update process (9871)
  • UI changes for Web Browser session container (11281)
  • Added System Diagnostic notification for duplicate DHCP server and IP address conflicts (11065)
  • Added System Diagnostic notification for media codecs (12185)
  • Added "Slideshow Image Interval" field for static images under Signage Player session container (12068)
  • Fixed issue where video playback fails on onboard station due to driver issue (10559)
  • Resolved issue where non-admin users have access to reboot and shutdown commands on zero-client stations (11080)
  • Fixed issue where standalone stations assigned to Signage Player Directory playlist fails and cause station freeze (11220)
  • Fixed issue where user is unable to change timezone during Installation (11255)
  • Fixed "Drag and Drop" functionality on IE11 (11283)
  • Improved audio quality on network zero-client stations (11336)
  • Resolved issue where Calibration image artefacts remain on screen when stations are dragged inside video wall editor (11337)
  • Enhanced MJPEG encoder in SMSC driver (11340)
  • Fixed issue where stations mapped to Signage player may freeze after first play through (11468)
  • Resolved issue where assigned stations are not displayed under Control Center > Station Mapping (11489)
  • Fixed issue where system crashes after assigning stations to a session container (11500)
  • Auto-switch UCC to browser-configured language (11502)
  • Fixed audio issues on Web Browser session container (11515)
  • Resolved issue where adding multiple applications under Cloud Desktop throw traceback error(11538)
  • Added System Diagnostics checks for zero-client devices (11555)
  • Fixed issue where video wall will not resume playback after reboot (11620)
  • Resolved issue where stations disappears while editing an existing video wall (11636)
  • Resolved issue where color calibration does not persist across reboot (11699)
  • Dynamic resizing of displays (11722)
  • Fixed issue where station disappears after dragging mapped session container to "Welcome Screen" (11737)
  • Fixed "Reset to Saved" button in video wall color calibration window (11763)
  • Resolved issue where Control Center throw traceback errors when System Operations > Timezone is not selected (11769)
  • Enhanced Third-party Add-ons (11847)
  • Fixed issue where individual video wall segments appear at 1024x768, instead of full-screen (11856)
  • Fixed issue where Display Panel Size does not persist across reboots (11941)
  • Fixed issue where user cannot assign orphaned stations to the host PC/server (12043)
  • Added description field for zero-client devices (Firmware and Product/Vendor details) under Control Center > Network Stations (12081)
  • Fixed issue where "License Nag Screen" and "Too Many Stations" screen are not rotated on artistic video wall (12094)
  • Resolved issue where Video Wall editor does not update the list of available stations after stations connect/disconnect(12106)
  • Improved video wall calibration process (12108)
  • Resolved issue where Single-image signage player playlist can lead to frozen display (12152)
  • Fixed issue where repeated start/stop of video wall calibration process leads to dbus deadlock (12166)
  • Fixed issue with auto-assignment of zero-client devices (12174)
  • Upgraded Google Chrome browser to version 44 (12189)
  • Resolved issue where directory playback of images on 15 stations cause system freeze (12240)
  • Updated nhci version to 0.9.21 (12247)
  • Updated Translation Strings (10881)
  • Major UI Improvements
  • Enhanced system stability
  • Minor Bug fixes and Improvements (10213,11487)


Userful™ 7.4

  • Release Date: Feb 11, 2015
  • UI Improvements in "Artistic" layout (9979)
  • Ability to rotate individual (or group of) displays to any degree using Control Center UI (11004)
  • Updated Videodecode colorspace output for efficient playback (10847)
  • IP Address of host PC/server displayed on all assigned stations (11190)
  • Added Diagnostic notification for non-Intel® 4th Generation GPU (10886)
  • Added Diagnostic notification for duplicate DHCP servers and IP Address conflicts (11065)
  • Moved 'Unmapped Stations' panel to the top of Station Mapping (10992)
  • Standardized station icon colors with reference to station’s status (11000)
  • Better UI representation of video wall under Station Mapping (e.g. 90° rotated video wall) (10933)
  • Removed VirtualBox Extension pack from Third party Add-ons (11103)
  • Fixed station assignment issue where stations assigned to existing video walls were not listed while creating a new video wall (10871)
  • Fixed canvas zoom-out problem (10899)
  • Fixed issue where DVI/DP onboard not showing X windows after launch (10912)
  • Fixed issue where Clicking "Undo" button after deleting video wall leaves system in an inconsistent state (10915)
  • Fixed issue where Fullscreen scaling adds undesired padding while running video wall (11031)
  • Resolved issue where stations disappear after reducing rows/columns in an existing video wall (11010)
  • Fixed issue where user can create more than one GPU accelerated video wall (11116)
  • Fixed playback issue on RTSP session container (11144)
  • Network Streamer latency increased to support complex codecs (11163)
  • Fixed issue with Calibration screen under Artistic Layout (11166, 11120)
  • Fixed issue where assigning onboard station to any session container or video wall leaves system in an unresponsive state (11188)
  • Minor Bug Fixes (11083)
  • Stability Improvements


Userful™ 7.2.4

  • Release Date: April 15,2015
  • Added Rise Vision Player plugin under "Third-party Add-ons" (10940)
  • Added support for Atrust m320N6 and m321 zero-client devices (11375)
  • Added UI option to specify RAM/Cores for each cloned VM (11361)
  • Resolved issue where X fails to start after station reset (11368)
  • Added Diagnostic notification for duplicate DHCP servers and IP Address conflicts (11009)
  • Reassigning stations wake them from DPMS sleep (10991)
  • Resolved issue where userful-firstboot process is stalled on Hyper-V (11390)
  • Resolved issue where Multiplatform installed under Hyper-V crashes while running Diagnostic checks (11221)
  • Fixed issue where stations fail to resume after system reset (11391)
  • Updated SMSC driver to 2.1.11 version
  • Updated nhci driver to 0.9.16 version (11167)
  • Updated firmware for Atrust zero-client devices (11026)
  • Minor Bug Fixes and Improvements (10990)

Userful™ 7.2.3

  • Release Date: February 23, 2015
  • Added new icons for Virtual Machine Session Container (10665)
  • For fresh installs, DPMS timeout defaults to 15 minutes (10757)
  • Added functionality where Cloud Desktop and Web Browser Session Containers can use System Operations > Proxy Settings to contact License Server(10768)
  • Running 'Show Station IDs' and 'Broadcast Message' wakes up all displays from DPMS (10828)
  • Automatic Nightly Shutdown message wakes up all stations from DPMS (11012)
  • Updated translation strings for USB and CD/DVD volume (11017)
  • Fixed issue where UCC's host PC pull-down lists userful-remote connected host PCs (10660)
  • Minor bug fixes and Improvements (10778)

Userful™ 7.2.2

  • Release Date: October 24, 2014
  • New firmware updates for Centerm C75 zero-client device (10566)
  • Added support for TN-750 and TN-502 PCI video cards (10567)
  • Support and Maintenance Contract added for System Updates
  • Improved support for Radeon, Matrox, VESA fallback drivers (10573)
  • Added support for NTFS-3G (10579)
  • Fixed issue where creating admin user during firstboot configuration throws traceback error (10512)
  • Resolved issue where station resets after changing its name/location (10557,10556)
  • Fixed issue where Station IDs are not displayed on all connected stations (10607)
  • Resolved display distortion on onboard system after firstboot due to driver issue(10611)
  • Performance stability
  • Bug fixes and improvements (10560)

Userful™ 7.2.1

  • Release Date: September 24, 2014
  • Added ViewSonic TouchScreen support (10388)
  • Added support for new zero client device
  • Added support for Matrox Video Cards (10452)
  • Better fallback for unsupported Video Cards (9967,9480,10457)
  • Updated Language Translations (10303)
  • Remote Desktop Client Updates (10340)
  • Updated nhci driver to 0.9.13 version (10392)
  • Renamed "Profiles" to "Session Containers" (10427)
  • Simplified Upgrade path for future product releases (10380)
  • Cosmetic Cleanups in Control Center (10440,10490)
  • Fixed issue with reassigning deleted profiles to stations (10441)
  • Upgraded NVIDIA drivers to 340.32 (10445)
  • Fixed issue where some zero-clients' information would not show up in Control Center (10448)
  • Fixed issue where System Operations > Check for Updates throws error (10459)
  • Fixed some Atrust and Phistek zero-clients to support firmware updates (10478)
  • Fixed Control Center > Manage Licensing > Get Activation Code button (10488)
  • Misc UI improvements (10350,10357)
  • Misc bug fixes and stability improvements (10355)

Userful™ 7.2

  • Release Date: August 15,2014
  • Added support for new zero client devices (10231)
  • Added support for installing/uninstalling Third-Party Add-ons (10247)
  • Added GUI controls to delete offline devices through Control Center (9015)
  • Added directory-based playlist support to Signage Player (enabling playback of all files in a directory) (10255)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center loads indefinitely after clicking help links (9221)
  • Resolved issue where automatic shutdown fails when the scheduled shutdown time is <5 mins to the current time (9907, 9849)
  • Resolved color distortions issues for onboard station on Haswell Systems (9917)
  • Resolved issue where 'Ctrl+Alt+Del' does not work consistently (9941)
  • Increase speed and efficiency of session startup (10104)
  • Fixed issue where System Operations > Power Management does not validate time format (10217)
  • Fix startup speed when disconnected from Internet (10218)
  • Updated to latest browser versions (10244)
  • Support much broader range of host station video cards (10248)
  • Misc UI improvements and Improved Integration with support documentation (10280)
  • Resolved issue with rapid multiple login/logout attempts on Linux desktop (10281)
  • Fixed "disable audio" functionality in Signage Player (10132)
  • Improve DPMS (display power management) support (10296)
  • Updated and misc bug fixes graphics drivers
  • Misc Stability and Bug fixes (10138)

Userful™ 7.1.1

  • Release Date: July 4, 2014
  • Added support of UTF-8 profile names (8879)
  • Enabled PageFusion for Virtual Machines (10116)
  • Cleaned up deprecated firmware images (10158)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center > System Updates got stuck with bad cache (9915)
  • Fixed boot-up error due to upgrade of NVIDIA drivers (10157)
  • Fixed load-time issue with Control Center > System Operations page (9622)
  • Updated nhci driver (10161)
  • Minor UI corrections (10135)
  • Resolved issue where Userful logo flashes between video files during playback (10058)
  • Resolved issue with stations dropping due to network interruptions (10026)
  • Fixed issue where playlist does not scan sub-directories under /content/media for video files (10079)
  • Simplified firmware update mechanism (10159,10160)
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements (10122)

Userful™ 7.1

  • Release Date: May 30, 2014
  • Added DPMS (Display Power Management Signaling) functionality for Network Zero-Client device
  • Added (eGalax based) TouchScreen Support
  • Added Signage Player profile
  • Interactive display support
  • Added functionality to display host PC’s name and IP Address on Welcome Screen (9741)
  • Added ability to auto-launch profile ideal for kiosk applications
  • Added Authentication checks for Control Center’s web login (7354)
  • Added Remote Access VPN for Userful Support (9869)
  • Added Network Latency tool under Control Center > Help and Support > System Diagnostics(9818)
  • Fixed problem with Web profile not returning to Welcome Screen when the browser is closed (9792,9791)
  • Resolved issue where PFK screen pops up for onBoard system when keyboard is already assigned (9612)
  • Fixed issue where system does not check for License file named using MAC address (8541)
  • Added playback support for multiple media formats (9859)
  • Resolved issued where closing an active profile session never returns back to Welcome Screen (9792, 9791)
  • Fixed issue where PFK screen pops up on host PC when keyboard is already assigned (9612)
  • Upgraded VirtualBox version to 4.3.10 (9802)
  • Upgraded nhci version to 0.9.8
  • Resolved issue where non-root users can execute reboot, poweroff, eject and halt commands. (9953)
  • Fixed issue where Keyboard layout is reset after logout. (9925)
  • Resolved issue where Install DVD does not eject automatically after completed installation (6497)
  • Issue fixed where editing station name/location throws error (9911)
  • Resolved issue where Welcome Screen fails to launch profiles (9973,9793)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (9594)

Userful™ 7.0

  • Release Date: February 12, 2014
  • New User Control Center (UCC) interface released
  • Added button to access UCC from Welcome Screen
  • Added functionality to set hostname automatically if firstboot fails (9381)
  • Added ability to broadcast silent alerts and messages to all connected displays (8539)
  • Added functionality to change Root password through UCC (8477)
  • Added ability to import VM images directly through UCC (8502)
  • Added functionality to Resync VMs through UCC (7824)
  • Launch Terminal directly from UCC
  • Added System Diagnostics functionality
  • Added nightly Auto-Shutdown option
  • Added functionality to add Third-party Add-ons (9456,9231,9453)
  • Updated SMSC driver to 1.3.6
  • Included VirtualBox version 4.3 (9588)
  • Resolved issue where Station mapped to Media Player profile may cause system freeze (8613)
  • Resolved issue where dragging a station icon to the edge causes the icon to stick (8971)
  • Issue fixed where attaching Network Stations throws error (8947)
  • Resolved issue where Shutdown/Reboot/Logout operations are delayed on Network Stations (7634)
  • Resolved issue where error pops up while setting failover host (9052)
  • Resolved issue where Network Station looses its mapping after changing its name/ location (8383)
  • Fixed issue where unlocking stations results in aggressive station failover
  • Resolved issue where installing license file fails
  • Resolved issue where Station Mapping Profiles displays translation keys instead of actual strings (9406)
  • Resolved issue where UCC do not display proper station details on lower monitor resolutions (9430)
  • Resolved issue where system does not reboot/shutdown due to deadlock between sessions and Xorg (9273)
  • Resolved issue where user cannot change monitor resolution when more than 15 stations are connected (9179)
  • Resolved issue where UCC > Network Stations page do not display more than 16 stations (9168)
  • Resolved issue where changing IPAddress of stations fail (9116,9132)
  • Fixed issue where UCC load indefinitely after clicking "Contact Userful" link (9122)
  • Fixed issue related to auto-assignment
  • Included shared storage functionality (8500)
  • Resolved issue where logout/reboot operations are delayed on network stations (7634)
  • Resolved issue where limited functionality UCC does not work (8990)
  • Resolved issue where artifacts remain on screen after logging out of "Browser" profile (8467)
  • Resolved issue where Apply button on Display Management page stops working after disabling stations (8951)
  • Resolved issue where dragging a profile to Welcome Screen results in duplicates (8963)
  • Resolved issue where only a single profile can be mapped to Welcome Screen (9034)
  • Fixed issue where assigning network station to host PC/server throws error (8947)
  • Resolved issue where Station Mapping does not work if there are extra folders inside VirtualBox VM directory (8682)
  • Resolved issue where selecting the "Release All" radiobutton replaces station number with the assigned host name (8958)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (8821,9071)

Userful™ 6.1

  • CentOS 6.4 compatibility (7923)
  • Optimized/Enhanced Station Mapping performance (8255+8264)
  • Added ability to reset Ethernet device via UCC (7712)
  • Added feature of displaying Hosts external IPs on UCC status bar (7764)
  • Updated EST driver to 0.8.9 (8273)
  • Added feature where UCC detects and warns user about unsupported devices(usb hubs) (8094)
  • Updated Adobe Reader version (8357)
  • New firmware updates for zero client devices (8337)
  • Added feature where UCC displays Station ID on "Network Stations" page (7635)
  • Added new Station Mapping profile-Welcome Screen (8394)
  • Support for Phistek ZE6000 Ethernet device (8442)
  • Support for Centerm C75 Ethernet device (8515)
  • Resolved issue where updating NVIDIA driver will result in non-functional UMs (8419)
  • Basic support for ATrust A100M device
  • Added ability to identify stations and VirtualBox clones using similar IDs (7447)
  • Resolved issue where URL field is not editable while creating web browser profile (8396)
  • Resolved issue where Show Station IDs feature throws internal Dbus error (8335)
  • Resolved issue where changing station profiles with Station IDs may cause IDs to overlay with white screen (8535)
  • Resolved issue where release(unlock) of multiple zero-client devices fail (8370)
  • Resolved issue where sound does not work with media player profile (8463)
  • Resolved issue where profile change on one station resets all stations (8605)
  • Added support for Silicon Motion Drivers (8627)
  • Fixed issue where automated license retrieval sends multiple activation emails (8618+8626)
  • Resolved issue where RDP profile at logout state will result in blackscreen or error message (8598)
  • Fixed issue where updating EST firmware of m320 devices will result in error (8566+8369)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (8202)

Userful™ 6.0.3

  • Resolved issue with EPEL repository (8268)

Userful™ 6.0.2

  • Resolved issue where front-end proxy died after changing IP Address of a network station (7984)
  • Resolved issue where Userful Window Manager and Zero Session appeared as valid display Managers in GNOME login screen (7928)
  • Resolved issue where nag screen and station id permanently block station mapped to media player (7867)
  • Improved visuality in UCC (7760,7473)
  • Updated EST driver to 0.8.3 (7951)
  • Automated ability to mount USB keys (8121)
  • Added feature of installing extra packages from UCC (7468)
  • Added ability to Reset/Identify Zero Cient devices from Network Stations Page (7962)
  • Robust UCC
  • Minor bug fixes (7919)

Userful™ 6.0.1

  • Updated links to Documentation in UCC (7522)
  • Resolved issue where PS/2 input devices connected to host station are disabled after First Boot configuration (7228)
  • Resolved issue where mouse connected to T200 station stops working for few seconds(7440)
  • Resolved issue where network stations mapped to Firefox web browser profile does not have sound (7843)
  • Station and Location can have name in UNICODE characters (7746)
  • Resolved issue where user cannot change the IP Address of a network station if it is not using DHCP (7969)
  • Minor Bug Fixes (7816)