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==Userful™ 10.5.1==
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Release Date: Aug 5, 2020
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* Added stability to Userful media engine and media player (20321, 20295, 20265)
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* Added support for virtual displays with wider resolution e.g. Banner style video walls (20148, 20188)
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* Added support for additional authentication context settings (20302)
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* Improved Android uClient's synchronization (20363)
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* Fixed the issue where a Virtual Display mapped to a Persistent Running Session shows black screen (19904)
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* Fixed the issue where Web Browser session may occasionally fail to start (20165)
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* Fixed the issue where window moved off the screen under specific settings of Program Runner and Web Browser source (20169)
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* Fixed the issue where Browser Source Certificate option under Settings does not work as expected (20215)
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* Fixed the issue where changes to the default Welcome Screen stops the Control Room insets (20254)
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* Fixed the issue where streaming from certain IP cameras does not work with RTSP Streamer source (20266)
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* Fixed the issue where Blackmagic Decklink source does not support audio and scaling if Xclient option is enabled (20296, 20297)
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* Fixed the issue where uClient displays paired to on-premise server do not show up in Displays tab after the server IP is changed (20307)
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* Fixed the issue where Screen Capture does not work for virtual displays (20313)
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* Fixed the issue where indirect sources (e.g. Web Browser) do not work if Nvidia GPU is not available and the video wall canvas size is bigger than 1080p (20319)
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* Fixed the issue where API call to Backup from Userful Manager may not work as expected (20330)
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* Fixed the issue where API call to setup failover on the system does not work as expected (20331)
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* Fixed the issue where launching camera in a separate viewer under Command and Control module launches Control GUI (20332)
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* Fixed the issue where optimize for text option under Video Wall Zone Settings does not work as expected (20335)
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* Fixed the issue where WebOS uClient displays may occasionally show black or white screen (20336)
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* Fixed the issue where Tile Welcome Screen occasionally shows an error on bootup (20347)
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* Fixed the issue where API call to submit troubleshoot report shows an error (20352)
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* Fixed the issue where Launch Camera feature under Support does not work as expected (20353)
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* Fixed the issue where API call to return all failover settings does not respond as expected (20360)
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* Fixed the issue where uClients do not show up in the second server after the first server is shut down, if both the servers are present in the same subnet (20381)
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* Fixed the issue where API call to pause video wall zone does not respond (20421)
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* General Improvements (20281)
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* General GUI improvements (20190, 20309)
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* Minor bug fixes and improvements (20260)
  
 
==Userful™ 10.5==
 
==Userful™ 10.5==

Latest revision as of 17:34, 5 August 2020

Copyright © 2020 Userful Corporation. All rights reserved.
(Updated 2020.08.05)


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Userful™ 10.5.1

Release Date: Aug 5, 2020

  • Added stability to Userful media engine and media player (20321, 20295, 20265)
  • Added support for virtual displays with wider resolution e.g. Banner style video walls (20148, 20188)
  • Added support for additional authentication context settings (20302)
  • Improved Android uClient's synchronization (20363)
  • Fixed the issue where a Virtual Display mapped to a Persistent Running Session shows black screen (19904)
  • Fixed the issue where Web Browser session may occasionally fail to start (20165)
  • Fixed the issue where window moved off the screen under specific settings of Program Runner and Web Browser source (20169)
  • Fixed the issue where Browser Source Certificate option under Settings does not work as expected (20215)
  • Fixed the issue where changes to the default Welcome Screen stops the Control Room insets (20254)
  • Fixed the issue where streaming from certain IP cameras does not work with RTSP Streamer source (20266)
  • Fixed the issue where Blackmagic Decklink source does not support audio and scaling if Xclient option is enabled (20296, 20297)
  • Fixed the issue where uClient displays paired to on-premise server do not show up in Displays tab after the server IP is changed (20307)
  • Fixed the issue where Screen Capture does not work for virtual displays (20313)
  • Fixed the issue where indirect sources (e.g. Web Browser) do not work if Nvidia GPU is not available and the video wall canvas size is bigger than 1080p (20319)
  • Fixed the issue where API call to Backup from Userful Manager may not work as expected (20330)
  • Fixed the issue where API call to setup failover on the system does not work as expected (20331)
  • Fixed the issue where launching camera in a separate viewer under Command and Control module launches Control GUI (20332)
  • Fixed the issue where optimize for text option under Video Wall Zone Settings does not work as expected (20335)
  • Fixed the issue where WebOS uClient displays may occasionally show black or white screen (20336)
  • Fixed the issue where Tile Welcome Screen occasionally shows an error on bootup (20347)
  • Fixed the issue where API call to submit troubleshoot report shows an error (20352)
  • Fixed the issue where Launch Camera feature under Support does not work as expected (20353)
  • Fixed the issue where API call to return all failover settings does not respond as expected (20360)
  • Fixed the issue where uClients do not show up in the second server after the first server is shut down, if both the servers are present in the same subnet (20381)
  • Fixed the issue where API call to pause video wall zone does not respond (20421)
  • General Improvements (20281)
  • General GUI improvements (20190, 20309)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (20260)

Userful™ 10.5

Release Date: Jun 1, 2020

  • Added support for Lenovo ThinkStation P330 i7-9700 (20079)
  • Added support for HP Z1 Tower G5 i7-9700 (19787)
  • Added support for Dell Precision 5820 Tower (20094)
  • Added support for Nvidia Quadro P2000 (19987)
  • Added support for DeckLink Quad HDMI Recorder (18457)
  • Added support for Aquantia AQtion 10G Pro NIC (20047)
  • Added support to create Virtual Displays (20132, 20216, 20191)
  • Added partner dashboard view to Userful Manager (19677)
  • Added stability to the Saved Presets feature (18988, 20065, 20064)
  • Added stability to the Mirror Groups feature (19215)
  • Added stability and improvements to Control Center (19751, 19755, 19760, 19898)
  • Added stability and improvements to media engine and media player (19943)
  • Added support to automatically update Blackmagic capture card firmware (19003)
  • Added support for backup and restore functionality to Control Center (18975)
  • Added support for uClients displays to pair to the on-premise servers without Internet access (20174)
  • Added security warning to Launch Terminal dialog (19657)
  • Added ability to set the display size to display settings dialog (19682)
  • Added ability to mark a display as LED to scale the resolution properly (19797)
  • Added GUI to Userful Manager to show the invitation links for partners and customers (19784)
  • Added username and password fields to RTSP source (19884)
  • Added ability to Control Center to show multiple videos at startup (19909)
  • Enhancements to media engine (19910, 20104)
  • Enhanced usage reports for public computing deployment (17178)
  • Enhanced Userful Manager security and logging (19938, 19936, 19964, 20087, 20086)
  • Enhanced licensing enforcement (19504, 19544, 19868, 20031)
  • Improved session startup functionality when a valid EDID is not available (19323)
  • Improved display ID readability on video wall calibration screen (19697)
  • Improved synchronization for on-premise uClient video walls (19942)
  • Improved uClient stability (19880, 19882, 19886, 19892, 19927, 19935)
  • Improved Interactive Viewer session cleanup (20126)
  • Fixed the issue where a GPU accelerated session can cause problem after a preset switch (19523)
  • Fixed the issue where creating a Multi-window or Picture-in-picture source via Userful API can fail (19862)
  • Fixed the issue where FTP access to source content can get enabled without a password (19668)
  • Fixed the issue where Interactive Viewer is disabled on tablet browser (19786)
  • Fixed the issue where uClient size might not be set when on-premise server is used (19790)
  • Fixed the issue where a GPU accelerated session might not play as expected (19777)
  • Fixes the issue where uClient displays might not work as expected when using Blackmagic Decklink capture source (19934)
  • Fixed the issue where Interactive Viewer might not work on mirrored displays (19952)
  • Fixed the issue where might not work as expected after a preset switch (19956)
  • Fixed the issue where IP Launch Camera might not work after an update (19958)
  • Fixed the issue where offline events can get deleted on server bootup (19961)
  • Fixed the issue where uClient remote shortcuts might not work as expected (19994)
  • Fixed the issue where SAML redirect URL might not work as expected (19980)
  • Fixed the issue that might cause a GPU memory leak for on-premise uClient systems (20030)
  • Fixed the issue where web filter under Session Management might not work (20197)
  • Fixed the issue where configuring a Tile Welcome Screen can cause an exception (20089)
  • Fixed the issue where auto-launch camera viewer can relaunch itself after closed (20083)
  • Fixed the issue where a video wall playback might freeze when audio is enabled (20111)
  • Fixed the issue where Google Chrome might show invalid certificate warning (20193)
  • Fixed the issue where uClient displays might not appear in the Displays page (20160)
  • Fixed the issue that can affect Displays page GUI once server hostname is changed (20151)
  • Fixed the issue where Screen Capture Configuration GUI doesn't work as expected (20212)
  • Fixed the cosmetic issue of default resource group names (20235)
  • Set the default order of sources created via Userful API to by created date (19838)
  • Increased the character limit for Report a Problem form (20192)
  • Removed the mandatory reboot after making a change to Control Center > Performance Settings (19887)
  • Removed Media Player Codecs from Control Center Additional Packages (19771)
  • Removed the Blackmagic capture card firmware update diagnostic (20042)
  • Upgraded firewall configuration to firewalld (19613)
  • Updated GStreamer 1.16.2 (19763)
  • Updated SMSC driver to 2.11.35 (19762)
  • Update Blackmagic capture card driver to 11.4 (19472)
  • General improvements to Userful Manager (19567, 19653, 19706, 19782, 19798)
  • General GUI improvements to Control Center (19841, 19889)

Userful™ 10.4.1

Release Date: Feb 11, 2020

  • Fixes the issue in Userful Manager where certain functionality (e.g., Event Switcher) for 10.3 servers doesn't work as expected (19901)
  • Fixes the issue where a backup server can incorrectly act as primary during failover restore process (19900)
  • Fixes the issue where Report a Problem doesn't work as expected (19895)

Userful™ 10.4

Release Date: Feb 6, 2020

  • Adds support for HP ProDesk 600 G5 - i7-9700 with Nvidia RTX2060 (19406)
  • Adds support for Nvidia RTX2080 SUPER GPU (19660)
  • Adds support for NVIDIA Quadro RTX4000 (19579)
  • Adds support for NVIDIA Quadro RTX6000 (19623)
  • Adds Layout Switcher functionality to switch Command and Control view with a single button press (19599)
  • Adds support for the LDAP Authentication (19371)
  • Adds support for the SAML based Authentication (19383)
  • Adds permissions control for the Welcome Screen groups (19384)
  • Adds support to overlay source name for the Command and Control deployments (18438, 19604)
  • Adds support for blending PNG images with transparent background with the Command and Control (19518)
  • Adds a GUI option to toggle the calibration window size to facilitate the larger video wall configuration (19683)
  • Adds a GUI option to configure the size of the images for the Screen Capture feature (19793)
  • Adds Display Tag feature to help identify the displays with the management GUI (19616)
  • Adds 60fps support in Command and Control, Picture in Picture and Multi-window (19023)
  • Adds a GUI option to configure the num lock settings under System Keyboard (18753)
  • Adds GPU information to the Server Details section under Userful Manager (18720)
  • Adds an option to show the source name as an overlay to the Command and Control insets (18438)
  • Improves the USB Hubs/Devices diagnostic to support the new generation of zero clients (18322)
  • Adds a GUI option to facilitate device swap under Receiver Device Configuration (17806)
  • Adds a GUI option under Failover Settings to password protect the failover group (17801)
  • Adds an API call to allow retrieval of mapping data version (17797)
  • Adds GUI option to configure the size of the screen capture thumbnail (17792)
  • Adds an API call to allow retrieval of the log files (17719)
  • Adds a diagnostic alert for uClient server system requirements (19625)
  • Adds a diagnostic alert to verify the required system users (19484)
  • Adds an automatic password reset and password strength check feature to the Userful Manager (19156)
  • Adds stability and optimizes uClient app (19773, 19759, 19745, 19726)
  • Adds stability to Command and Control (19140, 19182)
  • Fixes the issue where memory usage diagnostic doesn't work as expected (19721)
  • Fixes the issue where loading a preset with mirror group enabled might cause the system to freeze (19707)
  • Fixes the issue where upload file feature under Signage Player source might not work as expected (19690)
  • Fixes the issue where setting a new display size might not persist (19684)
  • Fixes the issue where Live Updates under Command and Control GUI might not work after layout switch (19667)
  • Fixes the issue where multilingual input methods were not working as expected (18675)
  • Fixes the issue where the Command and Control GUI might end up with duplicated zone tabs (18731)
  • Fixes the issue where a display might not be visible in the Control Center GUI (19630)
  • Fixes the issue where Persistent source might not work as expected when mirror group option is enabled (19608)
  • Fixes the issue where Interactive Viewer doesn't work on a Session GPU Accelerated zone (19607)
  • Fixes the issue where broadcast API call doesn't handle Unicode characters (19541)
  • Fixes the issue where /system/broadcast/stop doesn't work as expected (19540)
  • Fixes the issue where uClient does not play content as expected on the less common aspect ratios displays (19492)
  • Fixes the issue where HDMI capture source might not work for Userful Cloud deployments (19471)
  • Fixes the Preset Switcher and Source Switcher URLs within the Userful Manager GUI (19329)
  • Fixed the issue where an unpaired uClient display state changes after a power cycle (19311)
  • Fixes the issue where newly created video wall might not show the proper status in the GUI (19270)
  • Fixes the privilege of Staff user (19430)
  • Fixes the issue where LG VM5E display running uClient app might unpair after a reboot (19415)
  • Fixes the issue where a newly created video wall might not start properly (19410)
  • Fixes the issue where uClient update can fail due to insufficient internal storage (19388)
  • Fixes the issue where an unpaired display can be visible in the Events (19355)
  • Fixes the issue where updating uClient app can result in unpaired displays (19335)
  • Updates cloud.userful.com to manage.userful.com (19817)
  • Updates Rise Vision pre-configure source (19626)
  • Updates Google Chrome to 79.0.3945.88-1
  • Updates Firefox to 68 (19493)
  • Update Nvidia Driver to version 440.31 (19556)
  • Optimizes the Live Screen Update for the Command and Control GUI (19711)
  • Optimizes Live Update feature of Command and Control (19649)
  • Improves the login failure error messages for the public computing use case (19111)
  • Improves the uClient auto-discovery (19705)
  • Improves video wall calibration (19696, 19680, 19275, 19629, 19555)
  • Improves failover stability (19813)
  • Improves uClient storage management (19262)
  • Improves user experience of Control Center’s display page (19652, 19799)
  • Improvement GUI of the login page (19796)
  • General security improvements (19190)
  • Minor GUI fixes (19804, 19802, 19685, 19147, 19149)

Userful™ 10.3.1

Release Date: Nov 4, 2019

  • Adds 4K support to uClient on-prem (19238)
  • Adds audio support for the mirror group through Control Display (19345)
  • Adds the ability to backup Role-based Access Control groups and users (19170)
  • Fixes the issue where restoring a backup can cause unnecessary reboot (19239)
  • Fixes the issue where dynamically adding or removing a display to the existing mirror group can cause an issue (19240)
  • Fixes the issue where the “Request Session Extension” button was available while it was set as off under settings (19327)
  • Fixes the issue where Source Switcher and Preset Switcher URLs were not correct when accessed via management module (19329)
  • Fixes the issue where on-prem uClient server can fail to pair the local displays (19336)
  • Fixes the issue where the “Reboot” button was not visible under Control Center’s Displays section (19338)
  • Fixes the issue where drag and drop occasionally doesn’t work under management module (19349)
  • Fixes the issue where Rest API doesn’t return a proper error after session times out (19367)
  • Fixes the issue for uClient on-prem server where a source might not start after switching (19420)
  • Fixes the issue where Stop Broadcast button was not visible within Control Center GUI (19421)
  • Fixes the issue where making a change in a video wall zone might impact another zone (19438)
  • Fixes the issue where a video wall display doesn’t resume playback as expected after restart (19441)
  • Fixes the permissions for the (legacy) “staff” role (19444)
  • Fixes the issue where displays connected to a uClient on-prem server might not playback in sync after a reboot (19459)
  • Fixes the issue where changing a uClient server occasionally cause an issue on startup (19460)
  • Adds GUI improvements (19241, 19280, 19293, 19353)
  • Adds general stability and security improves (19174, 19193, 19270, 19329, 19350)


Userful™ 10.3

Release Date: Oct 8, 2019

  • Introduces the on-prem uClient webOS solution (18789, 18979)
  • Introduces the Role-Based Access Control to configure and manage user groups and permissions (19052)
  • Adds an option to configure the IP Camera for the Launch Camera viewer (19050, 17452)
  • Adds the ability to configure command and control "saved layouts" as events (18854)
  • Adds the ability to view user activity log (19065)
  • Adds Analytics and logging options to the GUI to help Userful improve its products and services by automatically sending usage and diagnostics data (18871, 19120)
  • Adds the GUI options in the Control Center to view the remaining time for a session (17198)
  • Adds the ability to set the timezone during initial setup automatically (18974)
  • Adds the GUI option to see the logged-in users within the Control Center (17634)
  • Adds a confirmation dialog to uClient app and Control GUI for firmware update (19123)
  • Adds a GUI option to show a notification for the available displays (18972)
  • Adds API support for Command and Control layouts (18948)
  • Adds GUI option to show logged in users in Command and Contro module (17824)
  • Adds GUI options to configure SSL certificates under Control Center Settings (18868, 19138, 18869)
  • Adds option to configure the Command and Control "Live Updates" to the management module (18633)
  • Adds general stability and improvements (19177, 19161, 18723, 18609, 19057, 18858, 18639)
  • Enhanced and optimized video wall engine (19157, 18902, 18905, 18617, 18456, 18638)
  • Adds GUI configuration option in the Control Center to enable or disable logging (18870)
  • Adds support for Blackmagic DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G (19037)
  • Add support for Nvidia Quadro P5000, P6000, and RTX 6000 cards for Userful on-premise solution (18618)
  • Adds support for specific webOS 4.0 displays, please contact your Userful representative for more details (18478)
  • Adds a Rest API call to enable/disable automatic locking of zero clients (19034)
  • Adds a Rest API call to set the Timezones (18921)
  • Optimizes the video wall calibration for the webOS displays (19072)
  • Optimizes the session GPU acceleration (17688, 17570)
  • Optimizes usage reports (18576, 18781)
  • Updates the Sessions GPU Acceleration option list (17998)
  • Improves video playback and synchronization for webOS on-prem solution (19085)
  • Improves failover stability (18971, 19188, 17805, 18923)
  • Improves the user experience and stability of video wall calibration process (18978)
  • Improves the server search functionality by allowing the regular text, regular expressions, and IP address (18677)
  • Optimize Usage Reports search (18833)
  • Updates the Cloud servers fields (18710, 18864)
  • Adds ability for customers to invite multiple staff members (18943)
  • Adds the ability to send the acknowledgment email once the invitation to create an account is accepted (18960)
  • Optimize the server card layout for smartphones and tablets (18702)
  • Fixes the issue where open camera viewer in a separate window doesn't work as expected (19139)
  • Fixes the issue where Cloud server shows a blank page after the session expires (19081)
  • Fixes the issue where Interactive Viewer doesn't work for a Persistent Session in a mirror group (19134)
  • Fixes the issue where configuring broadcast messages for individual displays was not working as expected (18996, 18578)
  • Fixes the issue where certain events were not settings the appropriate DPMS settings (19000)
  • Fixes the issue where video playback can stop when the control station of a Mirror Group is changed (18962)
  • Fixes the issue where upload button in Signage Player source might not work as expected (18779)
  • Fixes the issue where uClient app doesn't represent the correct state of the display (19093)
  • Fixes the issue where under specific use cases file size was not accurate in the uClient app (19040)
  • Fixed the issue for Userful Cloud webOS solution where a network stream can restart by itself (19027)
  • Fixes the issue where source switcher in the Management Module GUI might not show all sources (18914)
  • Fixes the issue where changes in the display settings might not take effect (18970)
  • Fixes the issue where Change Password under Control Center settings was not working as expected (18997)
  • Fixes the issue where video wall calibration can reset the display settings (18649)
  • Fixes the issue where Interactive Viewer might not open in a new browser tab (18964)
  • Fixes the issue where playback quality can get effected when a system has more than four video wall zones (19128)
  • Fixes the issue where applications like Google Maps on Chrome goes black when Session GPU Acceleration option is off (18891)
  • Fixes the issue where RTSP source in the Command and Control module doesn't play as expected (19016)
  • Fixed the issue where uClient app might not show the display ID during the calibration process (18791)
  • Fixed the issue where drag and drop might not work under the Command and Control module (18692)
  • Adds minor GUI improvements to the management module (18820, 18933, 18934, 19169)
  • Adds stability to Userful Cloud webOS solution (18931, 19059, 19225, 19268, 19029, 18940)
  • Adds GUI improvements for Userful Cloud webOS solution (19285, 18755, 18730)
  • General GUI Improvements (19044, 19042, 19180, 19187, 19110, 19011, 14924, 18986)
  • Security updates (19189, 18580)
  • Updates SMSC driver to 2.11.33 (18481)
  • Updates Google Chrome to 77.0.3865 (18660)
  • Updates Firefox to 60.8 (18660)

Userful™ 10.2.3

  • Release Date: Jul 22, 2019
  • Added audio support to the Command and Control GUI
  • Improved the rendering quality of images for the Web Browser, Desktops, and integrated CMS sources (18798)
  • Fixed the issue where switching layout in Command and Control GUI can restart the insets (18865)
  • Fixed the issues where the onboard display doesn't work with the title welcome screen (18855)
  • Fixed the issue where live screen capture occasionally doesn't work from the management module (18842)
  • Fixed the issue where calibrating an Artistic video wall can cause an occasional freeze (18819)
  • Fixed the issue where moving a video wall from a Command and Control to another source doesn't take effect (18818)
  • Fixed the issue where "create events" in the management module doesn't work (18806)
  • Fixed the issue where interactive viewer sessions are not cleaned up properly (18797)
  • Fixed the issue where Camera Viewer popup occasionally doesn't show the video (18796)
  • Fixed the issue where printer configurations don't work as expected (18793)
  • Fixed the issue where certain restricted sources were available in a lower license tier (18790)
  • Resolved the issue where operator user was missing from Command and Control GUI (18785)
  • Fixed the issue where the defined resolution of Linux Desktop inset doesn't take effect under the Command and Control module (18783)
  • Fixed the issue where upload button under Signage Player source doesn't work as expected in Command and Control GUI (18779)
  • Update Master PDF to 5.4.33 (18787)
  • GUI improvements to Command and Control GUI (18802)

Userful™ 10.2.2

  • Release Date: Jul 4, 2019
  • Added ability to backup and restore Command and Control module’s configurations via Management Module (18712)
  • Optimized Control Center performance to handle many zones of large videowall (18708)
  • Fixed the issue where occasionally Command and Control module will not authenticate the users (18687)
  • Fixed the issue where the live update feature under Command and Control module occasionally doesn't work (18737)
  • Fixed the issue where after a reboot Command and Control insets might not play (18738)
  • Restricted sources and saved layouts to the zones under the Command and Control module for the stability reasons (18750)
  • Fixed the issue where Interactive Viewer occasionally doesn't work under Command and Control module (18765)
  • Fixed the issue where the IP Address Control Center will stay on 0.0.0.0 if the server boots up without network (18766)
  • Fixed the issue where Control Center will take longer than expected to start without the network (18767)

Userful™ 10.2.1

  • Release Date: Jun 26, 2019
  • Added monthly and yearly repeat options to event scheduling under management module (18559)
  • Added failover support to the Events for offline scheduling (18554)
  • Optimized Control Center GUI for the card view (18679)
  • Added ability to the browser certificate to accept the port number in the URL (18718)
  • Fixed the issue where an incorrect session API call can cause the problem (18699, 18704)
  • Fixed the issue where multiple insets don't load correctly when a layout is switched (18722)
  • Fixed the issue where an update can disable the firewall (18711)
  • Fixed the issue where switching between zones under Command and Control module can cause empty insets (18707)
  • Fixed the issue where Interactive Viewer from the management module doesn't work (18700)
  • Fixed the issue where video wall calibration using the keyboard to rotate all displays doesn't work as expected (18695)
  • Fixed the issue where PUT:/api/system/hostname doesn't always work (18651)
  • Fixed the issue where video playback on large size video walls is not smooth (18650)
  • Fixed the issue where Interactive Viewer might not work after restoring Mapping data (18693)
  • Fixed the issue where some video walls might not show the expired license message (18676)
  • Added notification system in the Control Center GUI for the scheduled events (18613)

Userful™ 10.2

  • Release Date: Jun 17, 2019
  • Added Events tab to the Control Center for Professional+ and higher license tiers for offline scheduling (18515)
  • Added an option to the Management Module to create a New Cloud Server (18389)
  • Added ability to automatically create sources for Blackmagic DeckLink inputs (18033)
  • Added live (displays) updates support to Command and Control GUI under uClient for webOS app (18565)
  • Added ability to export usage reports under management module (18538)
  • Added ability to specify the Browser Source Certificate under Control Center > Settings (18527)
  • Added server name and failover role (e.g., Primary) to the web browser title in Control Center (18489)
  • Added ability to automatically archive unused old servers to optimized management module GUI (18476)
  • Added ability to change the server’s hostname in the Management Module (18470)
  • Added option to configure the Blackmagic DeckLink Capture source to be used for multiple outputs under Command and Control GUI (18454)
  • Added resolution fields to the Blackmagic DeckLink Capture source under the Command and Control module (18450)
  • Added maximize button to the Command and Control inset GUI (18430)
  • Added ability to allow partners to claim the server under the Management Module (18227)
  • Added a feature to the Management Module to allow customers to create their server and staff groups for easy management (18211)
  • Added a reset button to the video wall zone GUI to reset the displays in a particular zone (18198)
  • Added a feature to automatically remove the mouse cursor for the touch-enabled displays (18419)
  • Added the support to install a license via an activation code (18358)
  • Added login time and user names to the usage report under management module (17899)
  • Automatically wake up sleeping displays if a source or preset switch event occurs (16979)
  • Added ability to broadcast alerts to individual displays (16945)
  • Added an option to Web Browser source to automatically refresh the web page (16821)
  • Added ability to see the active displays and video walls in Control Center GUI (16525)
  • Labeled the console display as Onboard and set the default ID to 0 (16801)
  • Certified Lenovo ThinkStation P520 with Xeon W-2145 (18437)
  • Certified Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 (18543)
  • Improved command and Control saved layouts stability (18619)
  • Improved Management Module’s GUI so that multiple server cards can be used at a time to manage more than one server (18535)
  • Enhanced Hardware Info tab in the Management Module to display detailed system information (18475, 18282)
  • Improved the search functionality in the Management Module (18291, 18173)
  • Improved the look and feel of the start menu of Command and Control module (17987)
  • Improved Command and Control GUI to fit more sources into the task tray before adding scroll bars (17976)
  • Improved failover and failback messages in the GUI to make it more clear (18471)
  • Enhanced security compliance (18435, 18433, 18432)
  • Optimized Saved Layouts switching under Command and Control (18429)
  • Optimized video wall player for better performance (18326)
  • Updated management module’s signup page to change partner selection to data list (18551)
  • Disabled the Google Chrome popup that offers translations (18525)
  • Updated Restore snapshot selection to the searchable textbox instead of a dropdown under the Management Module (18374)
  • Updated the default value of framerate to 30fps for Web Browser source (18493)
  • Fixed the issue where a faulty zero client can cause continuous re-scan of the network (18637, 18636)
  • Fixed the issue where video playback can get frozen by changing inset size in the Command and Control module (18632)
  • Fixed the issue where starting a source on the onboard display sometimes fails (18594)
  • Fixed the issue where Preset Switcher does not work with uClient app (18583)
  • Improve Usage Reports performance issue under Management Module (18562)
  • Fixed the issue where a long server name doesn't fit in Management Module GUI (18577)
  • Improve Userful Watchdog to increase stability for the production systems (18572, 18571)
  • Fixed the issue where a double click event in Command and Control GUI doesn't work as expected in case of overlapped insets (18520)
  • Fixed the issue where a Mirror Group enabled welcome screen can cause a problem with the web camera (18519)
  • Fixed the issue where DMPS forceoff and forceon API calls might fail (18505)
  • Fixed the issue where video tutorial button in the Control Center does not work in Safari (18486)
  • Fixed the issue where audio might not resume after the video is paused for some time (18477)
  • Fixed the issue where displays can show a black screen when changes are triggered via API (18469)
  • Fixed the issue where minimizing a signage player inset under Command and Control can cause the source to restart (18466)
  • Fixed the issue where Interactive Viewer does not occasionally work from management module (18464)
  • Fixed the issue where an inset can appear in the Command and Control GUI when a layout is switched (18458)
  • Fixed the issue where connected zero clients can falsely show up as offline (18445)
  • Fixed the issue where Autologin source can fail to start Multi-window or Picture-In-Picture sources properly (18442)
  • Fixed the issue where assigning more than one video wall to the Command and Control source doesn't work as expected (18403)
  • Fixed the issue where a server can report false licensing status under the Management Module (18402)
  • Fixed the issue where swapping HDMI sources between two video walls can make one stop (18390)
  • Fixed the issue where some receipt printers take a long time to release a print job (18363)
  • Fixed the issue where Cloud Desktop source occasionally fails to start (18316)
  • Fixed the issue where zero client audio occasionally doesn't work as expected (18272)
  • Fixed the issue with session management time tracking (18249, 18245)
  • Fixed the issue where two different sources were not able to use the same background under Command and Control module (18243)
  • Fixed the issue where "Unable to mount" message shows up on the displays when a USB device is plugged into any zero client (18229)
  • Fixed the issue where occasionally a zero client can fail to return back to primary host in failback scenario (17661)
  • Fixed the issue where a delay can occur after the playVideoList API call is completed (17642)
  • Fixed the issue where audio can be out of sync if a source is being captured via Blackmagic DeckLink (17210)
  • Updated Google Chrome to 75.0.3770
  • Updated NHCI driver to 0.9.57.88
  • Updated SMSC driver to 2.11.29
  • Updated Nvidia driver to 418.30-1
  • Added fine grain control to calibrate grid video walls (18417)
  • Various GUI improvements to Command and Control (18570, 18542)
  • Improve wording and process of "Trouble Report to Support" option under Control Center and Management Module (18383, 18388)
  • Improved session management GUI under Control Center (17990)
  • Improved Management Module GUI (18353, 18349, 18273, 18274)

Userful™ 10.1.1

  • Release Date: Apr 22, 2019
  • Added option to the Command and Control module to launch the same source multiple times (18256)
  • Added failover support to Command & Control module (18053)
  • Added ability to the Command and Control module to have no background (18387)
  • Added GUI option in the Command and Control module sources to keep the sources in the taskbar running (18269)
  • Added option to the Control Center > Settings to add the server peers from a different subnet (18283)
  • Added GUI option to Command and Control module to switch between servers (18284)
  • Added the feature to show an error message when VNC client fails to connect to VNC server (18357)
  • Added frame rate option to the mirror group GUI settings (18331)
  • Added ability to set the default resolution of camera viewer pop-up to 1280x720 when available (18262)
  • Improved Userful Control Center logging (18391)
  • Updated labels in the Web Browser source to clarify the session persistence option (18268)
  • Updated persistent session source name to “Persistent Running Session” (18267)
  • Fixed the issue where updating Command and Control module’s inset geometry only works for the first source (18377)
  • Fixed the issue where Persistent session doesn’t occasionally start after changing the resolution (18308)
  • Fixed the issue where enabling the privacy protector during an active session doesn't work (18261)
  • Fixed the issue where test print jobs don’t occasionally get print (18203)
  • Fixed the issue where some sources can’t start if displays are connected via a long VGA cable on a DVI to VGA adapter (18288)
  • Fixed the issue where occasionally a Command and Control module inset defaults to a welcome screen (18359)
  • Fixed the issue where live preview feature of the Command and Control module doesn't work on Firefox browser (18355)
  • Fixed the issue where Command and Control module inset resume after a system reboot (18328)
  • Fixed the issue where rotated displays don’t render appropriately on Command and Control GUI (18327)
  • Fixed the issue where “Save Changes" to the layout does not occasionally work in the Command and Control module (18305)
  • Fixed the issue where a print profile with special characters doesn't work as expected (18386)
  • Fixed the issue where during authentication Control Center’s password fields can become disabled (18384)
  • Fixed the issue where management module couldn't get the correct server status after a reboot (18364)
  • Fixed the issue where Control Center can get stuck at the loading animation (18354)
  • Fixed the issue where the camera doesn't resize correctly from the management module (18298)
  • Fixed portrait video walls icon in the Control Center GUI (18295)
  • Fixed the issue where preset switcher GUI was not working for some systems when accessed via management module (18276)
  • Fixed the issue where certain Command & Control GUI elements don’t work when accessed from the management module (18226, 18265)
  • Disabled the service that automatically restarts the video walls and displays (18334)
  • General GUI Improvements and minor bug fixes (18383, 18371, 18340, 18338, 18329, 18307, 18296, 18008)

Userful™ 10.1

  • Release Date: Mar 21, 2019
  • Introduced Command and Control Module with drag and drop GUI to iteratively resize and arrange video wall sources in real time on the canvas (17739)
  • Added System Diagnostic notification to check Blackmagic Capture Card Firmware Status (14885)
  • Improves audio support for video walls and stand-alone displays (17776)
  • Added a feature to add customized Panel Icon under Cloud Desktop source (17663)
  • Added an API call to directly go to the specific time of currently playing media content (18050)
  • Updated the default browser to Chrome (17664)
  • Updated UI of the video wall zones to clarify zone state and its behavior (15262, 17950)
  • Added UI option to show more controls for video wall calibration on small screen devices (15523)
  • Updated Educational Programs under Settings > Additional Packages (17852)
  • Removed the ability to hide countdown timer UI for a session under Session Management (17825)
  • Added UI option to toggle Control Center > Mapping layout among card view and conventional view (17884, 18083)
  • Added UI option to view the System ID from Control Center > Mapping (18150)
  • Updated Tile based Welcome Screen UI to make it more consistent and stable (18199)
  • Updated the UI of Control Center > Settings and Support Page (17886)
  • Updated the UI and flow of submitting a trouble report to Support (17905)
  • Improved Camera Viewer pop-up to launch it swiftly (17952)
  • Updated the Desktop Streamer (VNC) source to enable full-screen option by default (18089)
  • Added stability to Source Switcher (18143, 18344)
  • Updated Session Management GUI (17990)
  • Applied licensing restriction on Shelf Vision source to be available only under Enterprise Software (18027)
  • Updated failover behavior so that primary server automatically failback when the secondary server goes down (18148)
  • Added option where an individual user can choose to receive notification emails via Userful Manager (17895)
  • Added a file upload button to the bottom panel of the server card in Userful Manager (17938)
  • Updated System Diagnostics GUI in Userful Manager (17728)
  • Reduced the loading time when switching between video wall calibration and Control Center via Userful Manager (18003)
  • Updated Blackmagic driver to version 11 (16234)
  • Fixed issue where audio does not occasionally start when video playback resumes for the non-interactive sources (17575, 18104)
  • Fixed issue where long user names cause an issue while uploading usage reports data (17845)
  • Fixed issue where displays randomly show a black screen while playing video (17856)
  • Fixed issue where uploading logo file second time via Tile Welcome Screen does not work as expected (17997)
  • Fixed issue where Screen Capture shows full-size image by default via Display Settings dialog (18015)
  • Fixed issue where capturing low-resolution content using Blackmagic Capture source shows a flickering image (18023)
  • Fixed issue where Settings > Power Management > Screen saver feature does not work as expected (18091)
  • Control Center GUI improvements (17932, 17946, 18025, 18147)
  • Userful Manager GUI improvements (17885, 17925, 17932)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (17685)

Userful™ 10.0.3

  • Release Date: Feb 22, 2019
  • Fixed the USB zero client audio issue (18028)
  • Fixed the issue where touch input does not occasionally work with Tile Welcome Screen (18036)
  • Fixed the issue where audio playback doesn't resume after reboot (18044)
  • Fixed the issue where sources started via Tile Welcome Screen are not captured in Usage Reports (17920)

Userful™ 10.0.2

  • Release Date: Feb 15, 2019
  • Fixed the issue where touch does not work with Tile Welcome Screen (18036)
  • Fixed the issue where Tile Welcome Screen was not fully visible (18038)
  • Fixed the issue where the keyboard input does not occasionally work (18006)
  • Fixed the issue where all users have access to Preset Switcher and Interactive Viewer regardless of license tier (18020)

Userful™ 10.0.1

  • Release Date: Feb 06, 2019
  • Added stability to the Failover process (17720)
  • Added an API call /displays/{displayId}/settings to set and retrieve the display resolution (17732)
  • Improved the default video wall calibration image (17846)
  • Added an option to back up Printer Profile settings via Userful Cloud (17790)
  • Fixed issue where playVideoList API call resumes the default playlist immediately after it is finished (17642)
  • Fixed issue where Screen Capture feature is not available via Settings > Check for System Updates (17715)
  • Fixed issue where print release does not work as expected via Userful Cloud (17777)
  • Fixed issue where Session Details UI show Inactivity/Privacy Logout time as disabled even if it is configured under Session Management (17778)
  • Fixed issue where interactive inset sources under Picture-In-Picture source occasionally show white screen (17782)
  • Fixed issue where inset sources under Picture-In-Picture source do not pick up the correct resolution (17784)
  • Fixed issue where displays show black screen after mapping a newly created video wall to Signage Player source, with disabled Direct Sync (17856)
  • Fixed issue where mapping a newly created video wall to Signage Player source does not show the expected content (17857)
  • Fixed issue where video wall takes a long time to start after the calibration process (17860)
  • Fixed issue where video wall playing Web Browser source show the black screen, with enabled Session (GPU) Acceleration in some of the High End Appliance (17919)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (17715)

Userful™ 10

  • Release Date: Jan 16, 2019
  • Added support for 8th Generation Intel® "Coffee Lake" processors (17551)
  • Added support for Nvidia 20 series offload cards (17434, 17564)
  • Updated base OS to CentOS 7.6 (17490)
  • Updated SMSC driver to version number 2.11.15 (15712)
  • Updated nhci driver to version 0.9.35.84 (17453)
  • Updated Nvidia drivers to 410.73 (17564)
  • Updated GStreamer version to 1.14.1 (16824)
  • Updated master pdf editor to version 5.1.68 (17490)
  • Updated Google Chrome to version 71 (17327)
  • Updated Firefox to version 60.3.0 (17327)
  • Introduced "Enterprise" software license including all high-end features like Preset Switcher, Interactive Viewer, Picture-In-Picture and Multi-Window, etc. (17592)
  • Renamed Professional to Professional+ thereby increasing the max. video wall zones to 6 (17592)
  • Improved video wall performance (17369)
  • Optimized Session Management functionality (17422)
  • Streamlined video wall calibration UI (17148)
  • Added Screen capture feature to view the actual playing content from GUI (17449)
  • Added Persistent Session source to keep the interactive sessions (e.g. Web Browser, Linux Desktop etc.) alive even after making the changes to a session (17700)
  • Optimized the process of video rendering and improved the quality of text if appropriate settings are configured under Video Wall Zone Settings (17512)
  • Added support to allow various frame rates of Web Browser session playing via Multi-Window source (17273)
  • Added an option to dynamically change Inset sources while configuring Picture-In-Picture source (17535)
  • Added API calls to implement video playback controls for mirror groups (17637)
  • Added permissions control to allow remote partner access to systems (17654, 17653)
  • Added UI option for selecting a failover network interface under Failover Settings (17427)
  • Removed the System Diagnostic Extra Signage Player Codecs (17509)
  • Added UI option to open Control Center in an integrated view via Userful Cloud (17284)
  • Organized the server card view for the Partners in Userful Cloud (16918)
  • Added two new event types (Stop and Play Video Wall Zone) to Userful Cloud (17257)
  • Added an option to select a server on Userful Cloud by clicking on the top bar of the server card (17322)
  • Updated UI of Userful Cloud Create Account page for improved usability (17393)
  • Updated the UI of Tickets tab in Userful Cloud (17549)
  • Fixed issue where orphaned failover groups appear in Control Center (15737)
  • Fixed issue where Signage content under Multi Window source stalls after first file playback (16890)
  • Fixed issue where a video wall mapped to Multi-Window source shows blurred text (17290)
  • Fixed issue where start source event does not start the source occasionally via Userful Cloud (17335)
  • Fixed issue where displays unlocked to a server show up as online displays on the Mapping page (17409)
  • Fixed issue where video wall calibration is unstable after adding or swapping a display that is playing signage content (17424)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center takes more time to start if Userful TURN server is not accessible (17426)
  • Fixed issue where a video wall mapped to a Multi-Window or Picture-In-Picture source does not work as expected after editing the source (17437)
  • Fixed issue where editing a Multi Window source playing Web Browser session on the video wall does not start as expected (17487)
  • Fixed issue where events do not repeat itself every minute via Userful Cloud (17538)
  • Fixed issue where the user cannot delete and create the event at the same time via Userful Cloud (17539)
  • Fixed issue where Usage Reports on Userful Cloud do not show the expected results (17561, 17563)
  • Updated Control Center UI for smaller screens (17471, 17472, 17473, 17489)
  • Userful Cloud UI improvements (17399, 17467, 17468)
  • Control Center UI improvements (17400, 17448, 17461)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements to Userful Cloud (17615, 17447)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements to Control Center (15000, 17327, 17330)

Userful™ 9.10.2

  • Release Date: Oct 04, 2018
  • Added UI option to select 'Chrome: App ID' as a browser setting to launch Chrome apps under Web Browser source (15029)
  • Added UI option to choose the background color of Tile Welcome Screen (16929)
  • Added UI option to select the frame rate for Interactive source content playing on the video wall under Web Browser source (17119)
  • Improved performance of content playing on Multi-Window and Picture-In-Picture source (17050)
  • Improved video wall performance to reduce network bandwidth usage (17182)
  • Improved performance of grid video walls (17209)
  • Added an option to backup Storage Settings via Userful Cloud (17213)
  • Removed the scaling options from Multi-Window and Picture-In-Picture source (17247)
  • Fixed issue where keyboard and mouse do not work with Interactive source content playing on the video wall (17093)
  • Fixed issue where keyboard shortcut key (Ctrl + Arrow) does not work as expected for video wall calibration (17130)
  • Fixed issue where Interactive Viewer is disabled while moving a video wall zone to an Interactive source from a non-interactive source (17159)
  • Fixed issue where inactive zones are listed when creating Start Source and Show Message event via Userful Cloud (17166)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center cannot be accessed using localhost if system Proxy Setting is configured under Settings > Network Settings (17194)
  • Fixed issue where Onboard display flickers if there is no Intel video card installed (17214)
  • Fixed issue where accessing Interactive Viewer via Mirror Group behaves unexpectedly (17234)
  • Fixed issue where Session Length shows the unexpected value if configured under Session Management (17248)
  • Fixed issue where enabling Intel Offload Support causes low performance (17274)
  • Userful Cloud UI improvements (16808, 17025)
  • UI improvements to Control Center (17161, 17177, 17183, 17215)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (17123, 17163)

Userful™ 9.10.1

  • Release Date: Aug 16, 2018
  • Added support for ViewSonic(CDM4300T) touchscreen display (17135)
  • Added UI option to track organization’s Usage Report via Source name in Userful Cloud (17015)
  • Added an option where staff user can access Interactive Viewer for the video walls (17090)
  • Fixed issue where the position of display loses accuracy while calibrating artistic video wall (17098)
  • Fixed issue with user's file permissions (17105)
  • Fixed issue where Tile Welcome Screen does not update itself after removing a source from it (17108)
  • Optimized Userful Cloud UI for smartphones and tablets (16930, 16999)
  • Userful Cloud UI improvements (17071, 17091)
  • UI improvements to Control Center (16293, 17087, 17128)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (16870, 17106)

Userful™ 9.10

  • Release Date: July 30, 2018
  • Removed the Storage tab and reorganized its contents under Settings > Storage Management (16761, 16887)
  • Added UI option to upload the signage content while creating Signage Player source (16810)
  • Moved and changed the default location of Signage content to "/var/source-content/" (16761)
  • Optimized and stabilized Preset Switching functionality (16783)
  • Added UI option to Restart Displays under Support > Troubleshoot (17026)
  • Updated UI of Display icons under Control Center (17045)
  • Added a feature to Backup and Restore server settings via Userful Cloud (16776, 16853)
  • Added UI option to track an organization's usage report via Userful Cloud (16455)
  • Added UI option to log usernames to Usage Reports under Userful Cloud (16276)
  • Updated Standard license tier to allow an unlimited number of 2x2 and 3x3 video walls (16731)
  • Updated UI for Video Wall Zone Settings dialog window to improve its usability (15901)
  • Added more resolution options to Max Canvas Size drop-down under Video Wall Zone Settings (16637)
  • Added an ability to create a maximum of 500 sources via Control Center (16448)
  • Added an API call to restart Userful Control Center (16735)
  • Renamed API calls from /playAssignedSource to /play for displays, mirror groups, and zones (16866)
  • Added UI option to show system diagnostics on the Initial Setup screen (16537)
  • Added UI option to hide system diagnostic message(s) inside diagnostics pop-up window (16677)
  • Added system diagnostic to notify users if Userful TURN Server is not accessible (16478)
  • Added system diagnostic to notify users if the Secure boot is enabled (16538)
  • Updated the behavior of Onboard Display to automatically start Auto Login source (16819)
  • Updated the behavior of Mirror Groups to add and remove stand-alone displays from it, without disrupting other displays of the group (16788)
  • Added an option to switch among Presets on the Secondary server in case of failover (16492)
  • Updated Standby Display and Show Messages events under Userful Cloud (16687)
  • Added an option to add a white-list to the naughtiness level for Web filters under Session Management (16705)
  • Updated Rise Vision Player plugin (16546)
  • Upgraded GStreamer package to version number 1.12 (16824)
  • Updated Google Chrome to latest stable version 67 (16423)
  • Updated kernel version to 3.10 (16423)
  • Updated LibreOffice to version 6.0 (16709)
  • Updated the base OS to CentOS 7.5 (16531)
  • Removed the YUAN driver (16777)
  • Fixed issue where foreign characters do not work while broadcasting alerts on displays and video walls (16442)
  • Fixed issue where Chrome, if set to launch at startup under Cloud Desktop, does not work as expected for a large number of displays (16463)
  • Fixed issue where a user is unable to set a schedule while creating the events via Userful Cloud (16576)
  • Fixed issue where video wall in the Preset does not load correctly when the associated displays are in the standby status (16582)
  • Fixed issue where the web filters can be bypassed under Session Management (16592)
  • Fixed issue where a scheduled event in Userful Cloud might not start due to the time zone difference (16659)
  • Fixed issue where reported hours in a usage report might not be consistent with the actual usage (16660)
  • Fixed issue where online Userful servers are listed as offline under Userful Cloud (16665)
  • Fixed issue where UI of the Tile Welcome screen does not adjust itself for portrait orientation (16666)
  • Fixed issue where uploading files via Userful Cloud might not work as expected (16667, 16669)
  • Fixed issue where uploading an empty file via Userful Cloud results in error (16668)
  • Fixed issue where Failover does not happen correctly if the displays originally belong to the Secondary server (16706)
  • Fixed issue where accessing Control Center via Cloud gives an error if Control Center takes too long to respond (16707)
  • Fixed issue where source switching does not work via REST API command (16787)
  • Fixed issue where Blackmagic capture source shows the black screen after capture device restarts (16803)
  • Fixed issue where Start Source and Show Messages events do not work under Userful Cloud if video wall contains standby displays (16832)
  • Fixed issue where Multi-Window source mapped to video wall gets stuck at Welcome Screen after changing (e.g. removing and adding) the related sources (16899)
  • Fixed issue where Multi-Window source running in a Mirror Group Configuration, does not play the correct content after changing the related sources (16296)
  • Fixed issue where print dialog box does not show up under Web Browser source (16974)
  • Session Management UI improvements (16513)
  • Userful Cloud UI improvements (16640, 16768, 16689)
  • UCC UI improvements (15878, 16770, 16812, 16900)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements to Userful Cloud (16535)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (16423)

Userful™ 9.9.1

  • Release Date: Apr 27, 2018
  • Added an option to mount USB Storage devices from certain interactive sources like Linux Desktop, Cloud Desktop etc. (16388)
  • Updated UI of Picture-In-Picture source to input width and height while configuring inset source(s) (16597)
  • Fixed issue where logging out through Inactivity/privacy logout option under Session Management makes keyboards unresponsive (16431)
  • Fixed issue where mapping a video wall to a source without assigning displays to it gives error (16541)
  • Fixed issue where occasionally correct videowall data do not get copied from primary to secondary host in case of Failover (16574)
  • Fixed issue where dragging a source to existing Tile Welcome Screen does not update the content on the associated display (16575)
  • Fixed issue where dragging a source with assigned video wall to Traditional Welcome Screen updates the video wall content without clicking Apply button (16577)
  • Fixed issue where mapping a display to RDP Client source does not show the expected content (16595)
  • Fixed issue where overlapped video wall zones do not work as expected for interactive sources (e.g., Linux Desktop etc.) (16608)
  • Fixed issue where launching Interactive Viewer occasionally shows error and gets stuck while loading (16618)
  • Fixed issue where video wall’s Control Display playing Web Browser source shows blank screen after Failover (16636)
  • Fixed issue where overlapped video wall zones with similar Control Display mapped to Tile-based Welcome Screen do not show expected content (16639)
  • Updated certain non-English language translations (16391)
  • Control Center UI improvements (16578, 16579, 16627)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (16472)

Userful™ 9.9

  • Release Date: Apr 11, 2018
  • Added an option to interact with sources within Multi-Window and Picture-In-Picture by exposing virtual displays (16392)
  • Added an option to easily re-number display(s) by clicking "Show IDs" (16500)
  • Added an option to configure automatic or manual failback setting (16499)
  • Added an option to upload icons and images for welcome screen logo and screensaver (16251)
  • Added "Try again" button in the Initial Setup screen if claim code is not generated (16326)
  • Added API calls for video playback control (16460)
  • Added support for various resolutions for USB webcam (16185)
  • Added an option to launch USB webcam viewer in a separate window (16242)
  • Added an option to rotate USB webcam (16302)
  • Added an option to auto-launch USB webcam via URL (16328)
  • Added an option to view the connected USB webcam from Userful Cloud (15992)
  • Added a diagnostic alert to warn if non-zero client devices are plugged into an isolated Userful network (15324)
  • Added a diagnostic alert to show a message if server is not registered to Userful Cloud (15857)
  • Added a diagnostic alert to show a message if Cloud subscription is expired or about to expire (15858)
  • Added a diagnostic alert to show a message prior to maintenance and support contract expiry date (16324)
  • Updated diagnostic alert to not show the network latency warning if no network zero clients are connected (16323)
  • Added an option to allow special characters when changing display's name under Control Center > Displays (15573)
  • Updated Cloud Desktop source to refresh the list of installed programs every time source dialog is opened (16248)
  • Enabled Direct Decode by default to utilize Nvidia hardware decoding capabilities (16462)
  • Enabled "Use Touch Events instead of Mouse Events" setting by default for Onscreen Keyboard (16397)
  • Enabled Num Lock by default for the interactive sessions (16258)
  • Updated Web Browser source to remove 3D support option (16407)
  • Updated Control Center icon under Linux Desktop to launch web browser (15574)
  • Optimized system to reduce source switching time for the large video walls (16310)
  • Improved Control Center usability by allowing scrolling while holding a display or a zone (16432)
  • Improved Failover process for added stability (15591)
  • Added various features to Userful Cloud (16410)
  • Improved system security (16419, 16350)
  • Improved Session Management feature (16259)
  • Improved USB webcam feature (16210, 16338, 16403, 16426, 16446, 16479, 16468)
  • Updated Control Center to render properly in iOS devices (16074)
  • Updated default icons for various sources (16484)
  • Updated pre-configured sources on the default Mapping screen (16311)
  • Improved UI and usability for Interactive Viewer (16402, 16405)
  • Improved media player package (16231)
  • Updated Nvidia driver packages (16182)
  • Updated Google Chrome to latest stable version 65 (16100)
  • Fixed issue where users need to refresh the webcam after a preset switch occurs (16190)
  • Fixed Web Browser: Chrome Kiosk source where sessions always default to Google (16249)
  • Fixed issue where occasionally some displays do not start looking for the display numbers (16305)
  • Fixed issue where a video wall can consume a lot of memory during long-term video playback (16309)
  • Fixed issue where onscreen Keyboard may not work in some cases (16075)
  • Fixed issue where session time limit is being overwritten by authentication time limit (16337)
  • Fixed issue where resetting zero client(s) shows an error (16365)
  • Fixed issue where adding icons to Cloud Desktop launcher shows an error (16379)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center doesn't update the VPN IP address (16399)
  • Fixed issue where Multi-Window welcome screen sessions fail to start (16400)
  • Fixed issue where Source Switcher cannot select mirror groups that have a video wall (16406)
  • Fixed issue where Source Switcher does not display the last source (16421)
  • Fixed issue where moving selected displays to unmapped area shows an error (16415)
  • Fixed issue where video wall calibration may not close properly (16420)
  • Fixed issue where more than one network card can clutter the Initial Setup screen UI (16427)
  • Fixed issue where display in a video wall may not wake up from DPMS (16428)
  • Fixed issue where switching a preset with Video Capture source shows an error (16439)
  • Fixed an issue where a video wall zone does not differentiate between control display (16440)
  • Fixed issue where a zone does not play if it is a part of another zone (16444)
  • Fixed issue where pause and resume API calls do not work properly with the images (16476)
  • Fixed issue where remapping a video wall from Signage source to Web Browser sources shows error on Primary host in case of Failover (16521)
  • Control Center UI improvements (16396, 16291)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (16100)

Userful™ 9.8.1

  • Release Date: Mar 02, 2018
  • Improved the Initial setup process to make it more user friendly (16341)
  • Fixed issue where text color does not change while configuring Tile Welcome Screen (16316)
  • Fixed issue where large video walls don't start promptly (16327)
  • Fixed issue where certain settings of deleted video wall displays become uneditable (16331)
  • Fixed issue where switching among sources takes longer than expected on large video walls (16334)
  • Fixed issue where display playing Picture-in-Picture source with interactive and non-interactive sources does not recover after resetting display (16347)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (16335, 16321)

Userful™ 9.8

  • Release Date: Feb 20, 2018
  • Certified ThinGlobal MiniPoint DS and DS Lite zero clients (15844)
  • Certified ThinGlobal Kiosk (LTY0HN18-TG-K) (15975)
  • Improved Userful's video wall engine (16079)
  • Added support for Userful Cloud to manage your installs over the Internet (15882)
  • Updated Initial Setup process to register your servers on Userful Cloud (16230)
  • Removed Virtual Machine source and VMs features (16207)
  • Added support for USB webcams to monitor your displays (16098)
  • Updated the launch panel for Cloud Desktop (15685)
  • Added support to install Userful appliance on UEFI enabled BIOS (15909)
  • Added support for VP9 video codec format (16028)
  • Increased the range of RGB values for color calibration (16166)
  • Improved the process of web filters under Session Management (15941)
  • Added system diagnostic to notify users to reboot Userful host after updating (16021)
  • Added system diagnostic to notify users if supported GPU is not detected in the system (16063)
  • Added an API call to pause and resume the display running Signage content (15968)
  • Added an API call to pause and resume the video wall zone running Signage content (15968)
  • Improved UI for Tile-based Welcome screen (16003, 16062, 16176)
  • Added UI option to customize display’s resolution under Display Settings (16000)
  • Added UI option to distinguish among the failed over displays on the backup host during Failover (16243)
  • Added UI option to select language for Tile-based Welcome Screen (16193)
  • Added UI option to end the session through Session Management timer (16005)
  • Updated UI for initial video tutorial dialog window to make it more user friendly (16008)
  • Updated Blackmagic DeckLink driver to version 10.9.10 (16234)
  • Updated Nvidia driver packages (16228)
  • Fixed issue where Multi-Window, Picture-in-Picture and Shelf-Vision Player does not allow playing image files (16036)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center gives warning when restarting a time bound session under Session Management (16057)
  • Fixed issue where clicking Resolve on Extra Signage Player Codec system diagnostic gives a warning message (16126)
  • Fixed issue where Multi-Window and Picture-In-Picture session show black borders (16146)
  • Fixed issue where color calibration process does not work as expected (16157)
  • Fixed issue where inactivity logout option does not work for browser kiosk sessions under Session Management (16170)
  • Fixed issue where audio desyncs while playing signage player content (16250)
  • Fixed issue where display is stuck at spinner after closing video wall calibration screen (16252)
  • Fixed issue where audio does not work when switching among Signage Player and Interactive source (e.g. Linux Desktop) (16275)
  • Fixed issue where large video wall takes longer than usual to switch between sources (16307)
  • Session Management UI improvements (16005, 16144, 16187, 16266)
  • UCC UI improvements (15442, 16008, 16237)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (15394)

Userful™ 9.7

  • Release Date: Dec 19, 2017
  • Added support for Nvidia Quadro P series offload cards (15760)
  • Integrated VNC Viewer source to share desktops (15896, 15952)
  • Integrated Shelf-Vision source to play the content on display strips (15924, 15826)
  • Optimized video wall calibration process for large size video walls to enhance their stability (15789)
  • Added UI option to enable Intel GPU under Performance Settings where Nvidia is not available (15922, 15935)
  • Optimized Blackmagic capture card setup process to make it more convenient (15581)
  • Updated "Extra Signage Player Codecs" system diagnostics, where clicking the Resolve link will highlight the required packages (15928)
  • Added a new system diagnostic "Limited Functionality Browser" to appear if user launches Control Center through default Python browser (15940)
  • Updated "Ultimate" license tier to make Interactive Viewer and Preset Switcher available in the default install (15915)
  • Updated Online Video Tutorials link under Control Center > Support (15398)
  • Optimized Web Filter under Session Management (15828)
  • Updated onboard display to always show Welcome screen with Control Center gear icon (15444)
  • Improved Tile-based Welcome Screen UI (15908)
  • Added UI option to select foreign language under Welcome Screen (14805)
  • Added UI option to show customized fields for login credentials under Session Management (15053)
  • Added UI option to show the display manufacturer’s name and zero client’s serial number under Display Settings dialog window (15636, 15799)
  • Added UI option on specific sources to aware users to enable Mirror Group (15782)
  • Added UI option to show spinner before loading content on the video wall (15806)
  • Updated base OS to CentOS 7.4 (15637)
  • Updated SMSC driver to version number 2.8.222 (15712)
  • Upgraded GStreamer package to version number 1.12.3 (15902)
  • Fixed issue where switching video wall to grid layout is not achievable after an artistic video wall is created (10883)
  • Fixed issue where lowering the display resolution of 1080p monitor to 640x480 causes black screen (12562)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center does not reflect correct network settings when system is configured using DHCP (12950)
  • Fixed issue where transitioning from Video Capture source to other source causes loss of audio (13305)
  • Fixed issue where switching overlapped video wall zones among different sources causes already playing video wall to restart, if Direct Sync is enabled (13384)
  • Fixed issue where dragging the un-maximized Chrome window inside Interactive Viewer disconnects the corresponding session (14995)
  • Fixed issue where deleting a video wall loaded via preset switching causes displays to freeze (15697)
  • Fixed issue where displays do not appear under Displays tab after updating a system through Control Center (15739)
  • Fixed issue where h.265 video does not play when Direct Sync is enabled (15765)
  • Fixed issue where Tile-based Welcome Screen occasionally shows white screen (15783)
  • Fixed issue where cache error does not disappear until users clicks OK button (15835)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center’s initial page does not load at correct layout (15850)
  • Fixed issue where standalone display playing web content through Chrome Kiosk does not work as expected (15877)
  • Fixed issue where Tile-based Welcome Screen does not accept '.png' file as the logo path (15886)
  • Fixed issue where initial video tutorial pops even when “Do not show this again” option is enabled under default Python browser (15888)
  • Fixed issue where license activation process times out even when internet is connected (15927)
  • Updated certain non-English language translations for Control Center UI (15845)
  • Session Management UI improvements (15787, 15884, 16004)
  • Control Center UI improvements (15906, 15917)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (15396, 15399)

Userful™ 9.6.2

  • Release Date: Nov 20, 2017
  • Fixed issue where clicking gear icon on Welcome Screen does not launch Control Center (15837)
  • Stability and UI improvements (15397)

Userful™ 9.6.1

  • Release Date: October 30, 2017
  • Added UI options to customize colors for Tile-based Welcome Screen (15822)
  • Optimized Tile-based Welcome Screen for faster performance (15786)
  • Fixed issue where changes do not apply while calibrating a large video wall (15763)
  • Fixed issue where updating Userful host does not work as expected (15767)
  • Fixed issue where Session Management > Web Filters do not apply correctly to the related sources (15768)
  • Fixed issue where “Do not show this message again” checkbox on the Intro video does not work under Firefox (15774)
  • Fixed issue where deleting a source cause an error if "Welcome Screen" is enabled under Control Center > Mapping (15805)
  • Updated clause 4.1 of EULA (15820)
  • Improved video playback stability (15773)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (15398, 15808)

Userful™ 9.6

  • Release Date: October 17, 2017
  • Added Picture-in-Picture source to play multiple content streams in inset windows whereas main content plays in the background (15357, 15672)
  • Added UI option to enable Tile-based Welcome Screen under Mapping tab (15124, 15628)
  • Added UI option to Log in / Log out from user session under Display Settings (14155)
  • Added UI option to activate screensaver for certain sources under Settings tab (15692)
  • Added UI option to enable large print mode under Session Management (14806)
  • Added UI option to enable On-Screen Keyboard under Session Management (14005)
  • Updated Source Switcher UI to provide a fresh look and improve usability (15628)
  • Added support for Master PDF Editor (15532)
  • Integrated a video tutorial after the initial login screen to get an insight about UCC (14866)
  • Enabled various shortcuts to achieve pixel-perfect video wall calibration (14606)
  • Improved failover process to make it more robust (15547)
  • Introduced a new licensing tier "Creative" for Artistic Video Walls (15668)
  • Updated Remote Control Settings features to the appropriate licensing or subscription tier (15695)
  • Updated Professional license tier to support a maximum of 3 video wall zones per system (15613)
  • Updated Preset Switcher to check license tier before enabling switching among presets (15614)
  • Updated Standard license tier to support no more than one grid video wall of max size 2x2 per system (15695)
  • Updated System Diagnostics to show an option under UCC if the Maintenance & Support Contract is expired (15669)
  • Updated Mirror Group to enable automatically if multiple displays are mapped to Multi-Window, Picture-In-Picture, Capture and Streamer sources (15506)
  • Added Arabic language translations (15106)
  • Updated Google Chrome to latest stable version 61 (15631)
  • Fixed issue where a video does not start smoothly when Direct Decode is enabled (15177)
  • Fixed issue where RTSP Streamer source does not work as expected if it is a part of with Multi-Window source (15419)
  • Fixed issue where mapping a display/video wall to a Multi-Window source does not show full-screen content with Nvidia Offload enabled (15437)
  • Fixed issue where backup host does not proceed with the failover process until all the displays show orphaned state (15460)
  • Fixed issue where network disruptions to RTSP stream playing through Multi-Window causes freezing of content (15469)
  • Fixed issue where combining RTSP source with indirect source through Multi-Window causes indirect source content playing at low frame rate (15470)
  • Fixed issue where UCC shows error while creating Web Filter under Session Management (15491)
  • Fixed issue where the same browser cannot be used to configure failover settings of primary and backup host (15495)
  • Fixed issue where changing name/location of a display is not implemented correctly (15496)
  • Fixed issue where Multi-Window source including other indirect sources does not work as expected (15505)
  • Fixed issue where certain source (e.g., RTSP Streamer, Multi-Window, Blackmagic Capture) does not work as expected when multiple displays/video walls are assigned to same source (15506)
  • Fixed issue where browser-based 3rd party CMSs do not work as expected (15514)
  • Fixed issue where backup host shows error while returning displays back to the primary host after failover process (15526)
  • Fixed issue where audio does not work with RTSP Streamer source (15528)
  • Fixed issue where backup host does not play the correct mapping configuration after the process of failover (15530)
  • Fixed issue where displays freeze while switching from a preset with Multi-Window source to a preset with video wall (15533)
  • Fixed issue where Multi-Window including RTSP Streamer source does not start if corresponding stream is unavailable (15539)
  • Fixed issue where closing Interactive Viewer window freezes other open Interactive Viewer windows on separate browsers for the same Userful host (15545)
  • Fixed issue where some overlapped video wall zones do not play the signage content after they become part of mirror group (15558)
  • Fixed issue where deleted source still exists on Source Switcher UI and shows an error upon selection (15567)
  • Fixed issue where rotated standalone displays do not play the expected content after they become part of mirror group (15583)
  • Fixed issue where remapping an overlapped video wall zone does not play the correct content after the zones are assigned to a mirror group (15587)
  • Fixed issue where audio does not work with YUAN capture cards (15617)
  • Fixed issue where video wall cannot play its signage content after adding it to a Multi-Window source (15623)
  • Fixed issue where displays occasionally show incorrect native resolution (15642)
  • Fixed issue where the static image in the signage playlist does not display as per slideshow interval (15689)
  • Updated non-English language translations for Control Center UI (15395)
  • Optimized UI for smartphones and tablets (15522, 15656)
  • Session Management UI improvements (14003, 14004, 14009)
  • UCC UI changes (15463, 15535, 15720, 15726)
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements (15400, 15579, 15580)

Userful™ 9.5

  • Release Date: August 02, 2017
  • Added support for 7th Generation Intel® "Kaby Lake" processors (15010)
  • Added support for Nvidia "GeForce GTX 1080Ti" graphics card (14892)
  • Added support for high bit-rate 8K resolution content (14540)
  • Added feature to subdivide displays/video walls to show multiple content streams running simultaneously, through Multi-Window source (14695, 15387)
  • Added feature to play video feeds over network through RTSP Streamer source (15290)
  • Added Web Filtering under Session Management to restrict access to inappropriate web content (15339, 15329)
  • Added Direct Decode option to enhance performance for 8k video playback under Performance Settings (15094)
  • Added UI option to optimize the rendering of text or image under Video Wall Zone Settings (14614)
  • Added UI option to enable 3D graphics support for Web Browser and certain third-party CMS sources (14898)
  • Added UI option to calibrate colors for standalone displays under Display Settings (15103)
  • Added UI option to upload files to "/shared-files/signage" folder under Control Center > Storage (15473)
  • Listed display's native resolution to the current resolution list (15175)
  • Updated UI to overlay a mouse and speaker icon on the control display of a video wall (15293)
  • Added ability to show IDs on the displays during video wall calibration (15315)
  • Enabled shortcuts to switch between displays during video wall calibration (15266)
  • Improved UI to highlight the selected displays during video wall calibration (15383)
  • Increased the zoom-out limit to support large layout during video wall calibration (15054)
  • Added warning message to appear when multiple displays/video walls are playing same content outside of mirror group (15126)
  • Added System Diagnostics for Network Bandwidth (14955)
  • Updated System Diagnostics to show timestamp when the last check was performed (14954)
  • Updated the process of various diagnostic alerts to appear if the associated event occurs (15008, 14921)
  • Updated System Diagnostics notification message for GPU (14734)
  • Added a link to video tutorials under Control Center > Support (15091)
  • Integrated power management functionality via Userful API (14820)
  • Added feature to download Userful logs if the Internet is not available (15283)
  • Updated Google Chrome to version 59 (15228)
  • Updated Firefox to version 52 (15227)
  • Updated VirtualBox version to 5.1.24 (15378)
  • Updated Rise Vision Player plugin (15451)
  • Fixed issue where displays playing indirect source content freeze (12249)
  • Fixed issue where Audio-In of cloned Virtual Machines does not work on Atrust m320 displays (13960)
  • Fixed issue where capturing of more than 10 concurrent external devices is not supported through one Userful host (14617)
  • Fixed issue where hot plugging the zero client device stops the video wall playback (14884)
  • Fixed issue where Stop button on Source Switcher does not work as expected (14887)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center shows error when opening System Diagnostics page (14980)
  • Fixed issue where custom resolution of a video wall display changes after system reboot (14988, 14993)
  • Fixed issue where Nvidia GPU accelerated artistic video wall do not play the content at maximum possible resolution (14994)
  • Fixed issue where sound does not sync with video playback (15022)
  • Fixed issue where Interactive Viewer page fails to load (15031)
  • Fixed issue where color calibration does not work if Direct Sync is enabled (15055)
  • Fixed issue where staff user can rotate stand-alone displays (15057)
  • Fixed issue where assigning a video wall to a signage source restarts other video wall playing web content (15102)
  • Fixed issue where nag message appears twice on an unlicensed system (15112)
  • Fixed issue where unlicensed message appears on alternate videos if Nvidia support is enabled (15122)
  • Fixed issue where the display or video wall do not return back to the default welcome screen when deleting associated source (15157)
  • Fixed issue where Link Status under Settings > Network Settings does not display the correct value (15162)
  • Fixed issue where Signage playlist containing static images with a period (.) in the file name do not show consistent playback (15176)
  • Fixed issue where video wall does not show nag screen when the license expires (15191)
  • Fixed issue where video wall mapped to web browser source does not show correct resolution (15204)
  • Fixed issue where license details do not give the correct results when called via Userful API (15223)
  • Fixed issue where standalone display rotation does not work when display is using native resolution (15229)
  • Fixed issue where “Join Group” option is not available for backup host after creating failover group (15231)
  • Fixed issue where displays do not show correct status after rebooting system with large number of displays (15260)
  • Fixed issue where keyboard arrow keys do not work as expected while calibrating video walls (15269)
  • Fixed issue where system gives warning while switching a network interface from automatic to manual configuration (15274)
  • Fixed issue where Proxy settings do not work for Firefox browser under Session Management (15302)
  • Fixed issue where video wall does not show full output when mapped to an indirect source (15335)
  • Fixed issue where Source Switcher anchor tag does not work as expected (15343)
  • Fixed issue where capturing Blackmagic source on an artistic video wall does not work as expected (15349)
  • Fixed issue where remote VPN is not able to connect with the server (15351)
  • Fixed issue where displays do not failback to the primary host (15421)
  • fixed issue where certain API calls related to displays do not work as expected (15434)
  • Fixed issue where unmapping a display playing signage content does not show the default content with Direct Sync and Nvidia Support enabled (15482)
  • Updated translation strings for Control Center UI (15379)
  • Optimized UI for smartphones and tablets (15299, 15389)
  • UCC UI improvements (15126, 15150, 15198, 15277, 15314)
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements (14999, 14785)

Userful™ 9.1.2

  • Release Date: April 19, 2017
  • Updated Userful API documentation URL to http://[Userful host IP Address]/userful-api.html (14724)
  • Fixed issue where system diagnostics do not give notification if Userful host is not connected to gigabit ethernet connection (14948)
  • Fixed issue where changing the Rotation while configuring Display Settings of an Artistic video wall has no effect on the display (14953)
  • Fixed issue where Preset feature do not work as expected in the absence of default source (14960)
  • Fixed issue where configuring an existing video wall cause black screen on associated displays (14966)
  • Fixed issue where Intel GPU accelerated video walls do not start (14975)
  • Fixed issue where rebooting the system changes configured display resolution to preferred resolution (14993)
  • Minor UI improvements (14905, 14913, 14974, 14982)
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements (14971, 14984)

Userful™ 9.1.1

  • Release Date: April 05, 2017
  • Fixed issue where stand-alone display shows black screen when mapped to a capture source (14774)
  • Fixed issue where rotated stand-alone display and video walls report the incorrect resolution (14886, 14900)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center shows error on creating a video wall without assigned displays (14904)
  • Fixed issue where video wall shows an error message after switching to a preset configuration (14906)
  • Fixed issue where video wall shows zoomed output on certain displays while using a capture source (14907)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (14930)

Userful™ 9.1

  • Release Date: March 24, 2017
  • Enhanced the rendering quality of artistic video walls (14676)
  • Optimized the calibration time of large size video walls (13914)
  • Added stability to Preset Switcher (14843)
  • Enhanced the stability of video wall when zero client device is reset (14598)
  • Updated sample media content to include 60 fps video (14657)
  • Updated System Diagnostics for Hardware Virtualization to appear when Virtual Machine (VDI) source is present (14763)
  • Reorganized Performance Settings under Control Center > Settings (14849)
  • Updated stand-alone display rotation to reset if display is a part of video wall (14862)
  • Upgraded Google Chrome to latest version 57 (14556)
  • Fixed issue where resetting a display playing signage content with Direct Sync disabled restarts all other displays under same source (14034)
  • Fixed issue where resetting a display assigned to video wall with Direct Sync enabled restarts video playback (14278)
  • Fixed issue where some displays show zoomed image when changing the position while adjusting the spacing of artistic video walls (14617)
  • Fixed issue where no more than 10 concurrent external sources can be captured using Blackmagic Capture cards from one system (14617)
  • Fixed issue where assign and un-assign displays does not respond (14703)
  • Fixed issue where all displays except Control Display assigned to video wall show white screen, on backup host after failover (14706)
  • Fixed issue where switching source between overlapped zones through Source Switcher UI does not update the content (14708)
  • Fixed issue where displays assigned to overlapped zones created on the primary host show blank screen on the backup host after failover (14713)
  • Fixed issue where UCC does not respond while rotating grid video wall without any assigned display (14728)
  • Fixed issue where UCC shows error and disconnected displays don't appear in UCC while updating Userful host machine (14729)
  • Fixed issue where multiple users are unable to launch appropriate session through Interactive Viewer (14739)
  • Fixed issue where Preset Switcher and Source Switcher work slow without internet connection (14741)
  • Fixed issue where UCC shows warning message while changing preset through Preset Switcher UI (14751)
  • Fixed issue where video wall playback do not start when launched through Preset Switcher UI, if Userful host is a part of failover group (14752)
  • Fixed issue where switching preset from signage player to web browser source does not update the content on the video wall (14753)
  • Fixed issue where mirror group with indirect source keep on restarting welcome screen (14757)
  • Fixed issue where UCC shows error when changing name of the source to which a video wall with un-assigned displays is mapped (14761)
  • Fixed issue where UCC shows warning message while clicking play/pause button after adding a column to a video wall playing signage content (14765)
  • Fixed issue where displays freeze and do not return to unmapped area after stopping an existing zone and then deleting the video wall (14786)
  • Fixed issue where video wall zones with different Control Display do not play correct content after changing the presets (14801)
  • Fixed issue where all the displays assigned to overlapped video wall zones with different control display and mapped to indirect sources do not play correct content while changing presets (14815)
  • Fixed issue where video wall calibration does not work with Nvidia support enabled (14816)
  • Fixed issue where some displays of video wall mapped to signage source do not stop video wall playback while changing the presets (14827)
  • Fixed issue where display rotated 90 degree clockwise under Mapping > Display Settings and mapped to signage source show blank screen (14836)
  • Fixed issue where assigning and playing a video wall or zone to UI Evolution source restarts existing video wall under same source (14846)
  • Fixed issue where remapping a display playing signage content to web browser source does not update the content after reset (14850)
  • Fixed issue where video wall mapped to indirect source plays in the wrong size when loading the corresponding preset (14891)
  • Updated translation strings for Control Center UI (14770, 14773, 14775, 14783, 14856, 14857, 14865)
  • Minor UI improvements (14465, 14569, 14717, 14737, 14759, 14853, 14873)
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements (14556)


Userful™ 9.0

  • Release Date: Feb 23, 2017
  • Updated User Interface to enhance the usability and improve the cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility (14381)
  • Added support for tablet and mobile browsers (14381)
  • Applied new naming conventions to Userful™ to make product more compatible with standard industry names (14149)
  • Added support for REST API as a powerful tool to programmatically interact with Userful (13161)
  • Added Interactive Viewer feature to allow users to remotely interact with the dynamic content being played on video wall and stand alone displays (13923, 14135)
  • Added support to rotate individual stand-alone display(s) (14239)
  • Updated Preset Settings to Remote Control Settings under Control Center > Settings (14481)
  • Optimized switching of content and zones to reduce the switching time (14461)
  • Enabled Direct Sync feature by default to improve the system performance (14326)
  • Added retest button to all diagnostics (14269)
  • Enhanced VDI Setup diagnostic message to appear only if Virtual Machine source is present under mapping screen (14328)
  • Added UI option “Show Welcome Screen” to allow users to launch the sources manually, when associated displays start (14289)
  • Added an option to select the connection type while creating Blackmagic DeckLink Capture source (14307)
  • Updated Blackmagic and Video capture plugin so that empty crop fields (left, right, top and bottom) do not break playback (14237)
  • Enhanced the setup options on Control Center's first-run welcome screen (14329)
  • Updated sample media content (14220)
  • Added an option to perform scheduled reboot (14386)
  • Added an option to view Display Settings under Control Center > Displays (14432)
  • Simplified main menu moving Broadcast Alerts and Zero-Client Configuration under Control Center > Settings (14149, 14523)
  • Updated base OS to CentOS 7.3 (14346)
  • Updated Rise Vision Player plugin to improve performance (14222)
  • Updated Google Chrome and Firefox to a stable version (14515)
  • Updated Signagelive plugin (14495)
  • Upgraded GStreamer package to version 1.10.2 (14226)
  • Updated media player package to resolve video playback issue (14574)
  • Fixed issue where clicking cancel button does not discard color calibration changes while calibrating video wall with Direct Sync disabled (12327)
  • Fixed issue where calibration process crashes on large video walls (10x10) (12987)
  • Fixed issue where cache message appears while login to UCC from multiple tabs using same browser and different browsers (13294)
  • Fixed issue where display connected with HDMI cable to ThinGlobal Zero client drops when video wall is paused with Direct Sync enabled (13482)
  • Fixed issue where installing large packages through Control Center is unreliable (13513)
  • Fixed issue where input randomly drops and shows a blank screen while using IP4K Blackmagic Capture card with Direct Sync enabled (13396)
  • Fixed issue where USB mouse and keyboard does not work with Windows 7 VDI session (13693)
  • Fixed issue where user cannot input text in with Chrome browser kiosk mode using Session Management (14008)
  • Fixed issue where error message appears while using some models of hp printer with Userful host (14028)
  • Fixed issue where changing the DHCP settings takes several seconds to apply (14167)
  • Fixed issue where switching source for the overlapped video wall zone cause the zone to restart (14176)
  • Fixed issue where display goes to the unmapped area when video wall zone is restored from saved preset (14188)
  • Fixed issue where Direct sync feature without Nvidia Offload is not supported with Blackmagic DeckLink Capture source (14232)
  • Fixed issue where remapping the display from a deleted artistic video wall to another source preserves the state of rotation on the display (14238)
  • Fixed issue when video wall play/stop button becomes inactive after changing the license (14247)
  • Fixed issue where display assigned to a source created under welcome screen does not start with Mirror Group enabled (14264)
  • Fixed issue where diagnostics test for Display Network shows incorrect notification message (14315)
  • Fixed issue where unmapped video wall is not created on backup host after failover (14324)
  • Fixed issue where some connected network zero client displays may appear to be offline when logged in after rebooting Userful host (14341)
  • Fixed translation strings issues for Control Center UI (14417)
  • Fixed issue where sources with the same name can be created (14422)
  • Fixed issue where assigning a display to a signage source shows black screen with Direct Sync enabled and Nvidia Offload Support disabled (14436)
  • Fixed issue where videowall mapped to Web Browser source is not restored after being paused (14453)
  • Fixed issue where all input ports might not work while using multiple Blackmagic Decklink Quad 2 Capture cards in a system (14456)
  • Fixed issue where video wall calibration screen do not show on existing video walls using Intel GPU Offload (14458)
  • Fixed issue where display(s) playing signage source do not restart after creating a new video wall (14462)
  • Fixed issue where UCC does not check the current status of “Show IDs” when it loads (14475)
  • Fixed issue where UCC becomes very slow if it has too many video wall zones (14478)
  • Fixed issue where displays that are part of overlapped video wall zone freeze on deleting the video wall (14541)
  • Fixed issue where changing the scaling option of a running video wall does not take effect until video wall is restarted (14579)
  • Fixed issue where locking a new zero client device to the Userful host is not functional (14586)
  • Fixed issue where restarting first played overlapped video wall zone mapped to signage player does not play proper content on the displays (14609)
  • Fixed issue where occasionally all displays that are part of video wall are not unmapped after deleting a video wall with multiple zones (14615)
  • Fixed issue where error pops up while clicking Import VM Image button under Control Center > VMs (14620)
  • Fixed issue where reboot fixes the problem when playing an overlapped video wall zone does not update the content on all the displays (14677)
  • Fixed issue where displays are not moving with arrow keys while calibrating video wall under artistic layout (14694)
  • Updated translation strings for Control Center UI (14492, 14604, 14638)
  • Major Control Center UI improvements (14527)
  • Minor UI improvements (13872, 14195, 14198, 14311, 14328, 14497, 14527, 14543, 14568, 14576, 14599, 14610, 14625, 14644)
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements (13299, 14243)


Userful™ 8.8.1

  • Release Date: December 13, 2016
  • Added an option to flip the row or column under video wall calibration (13740)
  • Added an option to enable the failover group only when it is required to reduce the system startup time (14126)
  • Enhanced the Preset Station Mapping feature to reduce the time to switch between saved presets (14205)
  • Enhanced performance for the large video wall playback (14292)
  • Updated Nvidia driver to support the newer Nvidia cards, see the list of Supported Cards (14225)
  • Updated YUAN driver to improve stability (14143)
  • Updated Google Chrome to version 55 (14304)
  • Fixed issue where video wall shows as unmapped while mapping it to a welcome screen (14224)
  • Fixed issue where Control Center does not restart after installing Blackmagic Design Capture Card Driver (14227)
  • Fixed issue where multiple video wall zones with same Control Station mapped to a Signage Player session do not play (14229)
  • Fixed issue where stations that are part of running video wall do not failover to the backup host (14235)
  • Fixed issue where occasionally the onboard station is stuck at spinner after system reboot (14275)
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements (14271)

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 support for Intel GPU Offload on Intel’s 6th generation core i3 PCs for the low-cost video wall deployments (14096)
  • 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 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 successful 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)