Notable contents of this release include Ooyala Live version 2.0.0 and support for live server side ad insertion in Player V4.
Ooyala Live Release - Version 2.0.0
New Features and Enhancements
- UI enhancements have been added for Channels, Events, and Schedules.
- The user is now prompted to select an ad slate during ad channel creation.
- RTP ingest is now supported for Ooyala Packaged Channels.
- Event creation is now validated.
- HLS with FairPlay DRM is now supported for Ooyala Packaged Channels.
- DASH CENC with PlayReady is now supported for Ooyala Packaged Channels.
- The user can now create and start events directly from the Events page.
- Ad hoc channels will automatically stop if there are no upcoming events in the next 30 minutes.
- The following Azure support has been added:
- Live channel and event management.
- Smooth stream + PlayReady
- DASH CENC + PlayReady
- DASH CENC + Widevine Modular
- HLS + FairPlay
- Live to VOD
- The archive limit for events has been increased to 8 hours.
- Live to VOD support without ads has been added for Ooyala packaged channels.
- Server Side Ad Insertion (SSAI) support has been added for Player V4 via the Player V4 SSAI Pulse plugin. To access the plugin, see Ooyala-hosted Player V4 Resources. For more information about SSAI, see Ooyala Live Stream Integration (SSAI).
- There were issues with enabling Facebook Syndication. Those issues have been resolved.
- There were issues with encrypted HLS streams. Those issues have been resolved.
- There were issues with the Akamai package channel creation page. Those issues have been resolved.
- There is a known issue with Azure encrypted HLS streams. They may buffer excessively, causing streams not to play back smoothly.
- VOD asset trimming on events created on Azure Live Channels is not working properly in either Auto START/STOP and Manual START/STOP.
- MP4 File duration generated by Elemental Delta after the event ends is not accurate in comparison to the event duration that was originally selected.
- Closed caption extraction and uploading to Backlot when performing Live to VOD with Ooyala Package channels is not currently supported.
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This content was published on 07/01/16 at 11:00 PM UTC.