Notable contents of this release include an option in Backlot to syndicate with Roku Direct Publisher.
Software Feature Releases
Backlot - Roku Direct Publisher
New Features and Enhancements
- "Roku Direct Publisher" is a new Roku WYSIWYG administration tool for publishers and content owners to create and brand a Roku app quickly. See the article on Syndication with Roku Direct Publisher for more information. Also see the developer docs at https://developer.roku.com/publish for details on how to create a Roku app using Roku Direct Publisher.
- Live: You can create short clips from a channel while it is running, save the clips to Backlot, and optionally syndicate them to Facebook. This is a great way to share highlights or teasers from your live stream with viewers. The clips can be up to five minutes long.
- The files Survey of Content Protection Technology, Playback Authorization, Including Token-based Authentication and Restrictions and Player Security FAQ: Fixed links to Widevine Modular page at Widevine Modular Content Protection.
- Updated documentation on sending a GET request to v3/analytics/reports for reports on concurrent users, available here.
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This content was published on 10/13/16 at 11:00 PM UTC.