Vivi Product Change Log


What's changed? Vivi’s New Look - Incorporated new company branding into the Vivi app, as well as adding new colours and fonts to enhance the user experience and meet AA accessibility standards. Whiteboard - Annotations can now be saved to mobile share sheet and shared using other apps. Audio Playback - Improved support for MP3 files. Assessments - Fixed multiple bugs where screen was not pausing when assessments were started.…
What's changed? Multi-Display Rooms - Improvements to the messaging and error recovery process in Multi-display rooms. Networking - Improvements to the Wi-Fi performance on 200 Series boxes, connections are now better optimised for low latency and stability. Wi-Fi Channels - Added support for DFS channels and automatic configuration of the regulatory domain. Firmware Updates - Support for using Chrome/Edge 94+ with Vivi Central to update firmware and bulk configure devices.…
What's changed? Multi-Display Multi-Pause - When multiple screen shares are paused any can now be unpaused and screen sharing resumed. Browser Extension - The stop button on the browser extension now only stops the related stream or video. Playlists - Fixed bug allowing playlist to be saved with a blank name. Student Preview - Students are now set to the toolbar view once the preview has been approved.…
What's changed? New Vivi App - Underlying changes required to support the new Vivi app. Auto Org Discovery - When starting the Vivi app the user's organisation is discovered using their IP address. Nearby Rooms - Users are now presented with a list of nearby rooms discovered using Bluetooth Proximity Detection. Student Screen Share Preview - Presenters are now able to get a live video stream of a student's screen in the Vivi app prior to giving them access to the display.…
What's changed? Offline Mode - Improved reliability of Offline Mode in the Vivi App. Video Direct - Improved support for Vimeo. Audio Stability - Fix for crackling audio on older 100 Series Boxes. SNMP - Enabled SNMP on 200 Series Boxes. CommBox App - Improved support for Split Screen and Multi-Display rooms. Touch - Add support for pens on SMART boards on 200 Series boxes. New Vivi App - Supporting features for the new Vivi App public beta. Who does this affect?…
What's changed? AirPlay - Fixed an issue which could cause screen sharing to stall when there was static content on the screen such as a PowerPoint slide. Updates - Fixed an issue that could cause updating to fail when updating from release 2.6.2 or earlier on 200 Series Boxes. Who does this affect? Customers with 200 Series Boxes. Who should update to this release? All customers using AirPlay with 200 Series Boxes. Also customers with 200 Series Boxes should update directly to this release.…
What's changed? Wi-Fi Configuration - Improvements to the Wi-Fi configuration workflows and fallback capabilities. A/V Sync - Improvements to A/V sync and latency on 200 Series Boxes. Remote Support - New remote support functionality available on both 100 Series and 200 Series Boxes. On Box Web Console - The Web Console is now available directly on the Vivi Box using a USB keyboard and mouse. Logging - Bug fixes and improvements to log collection, processing and upload from the Vivi Box.…
What's changed? Rooms List - Fixed an issue where a maximum of 25 rooms would be displayed in the main rooms list directly after the user had logged into the Vivi App. Screen Sharing - Added functionality to automatically stop screen sharing when closing a device lid on Windows, macOS, and Linux. Who does this affect? Users of the Vivi App in organisations with more than 25 rooms in the main rooms list. Who should update to this release? All users of the Vivi App.…
What's changed? YouTube App iOS - Added support for the YouTube App on iOS. AirPlay Audio - Fixed issues causing intermittent audio playback when screen sharing via AirPlay on iOS 14.2 and macOS 11.0. Google Auth on iOS - Fixed issue preventing new logins from iOS devices when using Google Auth. Digital Signage - Fixed an issue that could prevent signage schedules from starting immediately after installing a firmware update on 100 Series Boxes. Who does this affect?…
What's changed? Browser Extension - Users of Chrome and Microsoft Edge can now interact with Vivi to play videos, build playlists and share their screen via the new Vivi browser extension. Video Direct Playlists - Users can now build Video Direct Queues and save them as playlists. Mac Native Streaming - AirPlay is no longer required for screen sharing on Macs. Who does this affect? All Vivi users. Who should update to this release? It is recommended that all users upgrade to this version.…
What's changed? Room Codes - Fixed stability issues with Room Codes on 100 and 200 Series Boxes. Signage - Fixed occasional flickering of images in Digital Signage schedules on 100 Series Boxes. Network Configuration - Fixed issue with static IP addresses being lost when using Wi-Fi during firmware updates on 100 Series Boxes. CEC Idle Timeouts - New idle timeout durations are available. Who does this affect? Customers that use Room Codes, Digital Signage, Wi-Fi connectivity,…
What's changed? Daylight Saving Time - Some 200 Series Boxes failed to correctly adjust to daylight saving time affecting the Splash Screen Clock and Digital Signage and Power Management schedules. RTSP Video Streams - Fixed compatibility issues with some RTSP servers causing streams to freeze. Chromebook Audio - Fixed further issues with audio on Chromebook introduced with the release of Chrome OS 85.…
What's changed? Live Broadcast - Users now have the ability to share their desktops while broadcasting and have controls to toggle their mic and camera on and off. Digital Signage - Further enhancements to Digital Signage to improve performance for websites with embedded video and Google Slides with complex transitions. Chromebook Audio - Fixed issues with audio on Chromebook introduced with the release of Chrome OS 84. Who does this affect? All Vivi users. Who should update to this release?…
What's changed? Live Broadcast - Vivi’s new end-to-end Live Broadcast feature enables Vivi users to broadcast live video and audio to their Vivi Boxes via the Vivi App. Splash Screen Clock - It is now possible to display the date and time on every Vivi Box’s splash screen. Annotation Enhancements - New controls allow both students and presenters to share their screen directly from the annotation suite. Digital Signage Websites - Performance and stability improvements on 100 Series Boxes.…
What's changed? Movie Mode - Fixed video and audio synchronization issues when using Movie Mode. Who does this affect? All Vivi users. Who should update to this release? Users who have experienced video and audio synchronization issues when using movie mode. We always recommend that you test new releases in your environment before rolling out organization wide. Download Vivi Receiver Firmware 2.6.2 http://downloads.vivi.io/box/update.2.6.2.tar
What's changed? Vivi Classmate - Improvements to the lesson navigation in the Vivi App. Vivi App Startup - Improvements to the startup experience and load time when in Offline Mode. Digital Signage - Fixed an issue causing newly created signage schedules not to play on 200 Series Boxes. ClickView - Fixed an issue causing a small number of videos could get stuck between chapters. Who does this affect? All Vivi users. Who should update to this release?…
What's changed? Split Screen - Vivi now allows up to four users to share their screens simultaneously on a single screen. Microsoft OneDrive and OneNote Integrations - Users can now save their annotations directly to Microsoft OneDrive and OneNote from the Vivi App. Favourite Rooms - Users can now select their favourite rooms on the Vivi App so that they always appear at the top of the rooms list. Hidden Rooms - IT admins can now hide rooms from users in the Vivi App.…
What's changed? Video Direct and Digital Signage - Added beta support for YouTube Live and Vimeo Livestream. Who does this affect? All Vivi users. Who should update to this release? Customers wanting to use YouTube Live and Vimeo Livestream. We always recommend that you test new releases in your environment before rolling out organization wide. Download Vivi Receiver Firmware 2.5.4 http://downloads.vivi.io/box/update.2.5.4.tar
What's changed? Video Streams - RTSP and HLS video streams can now be used with Digital Signage and Video Direct. Digital Signage Improvements - Digital Signage schedules can now be configured to take precedence over sharing. Remote Survey - Vivi now incorporates a remote survey that can be used with students outside of the classroom environment. Proxy Popup - Fixed an issue that stopped the Vivi App proxy popup from working in some circumstances. Who does this affect? All Vivi users.…
What's changed? Fixed issue where the Extended Display driver was not being installed correctly when installing the Vivi App on Windows. Who does this affect? Users of the Vivi App on Windows. Who should update to this release? Users having trouble using the Extended Display feature on Windows.
What's changed? Fix issue with static content such as PowerPoint and Google Slides causing dropouts on macOS and iOS devices when used in conjunction with 200 Series Boxes. Fixes to DPI and scaling with Digital Signage Websites on 200 Series Boxes. Improvements to HDMI-CEC Power Management compatibility on 100 Series Boxes. Further improvements to Windows Hardware Acceleration compatibility. Who does this affect?…
What's changed? Fixed Digital Signage issue causing 100 Series Boxes to freeze with frequently looping videos. Fixes to Power Management logic. Fixes to Hardware Acceleration on Windows causing dropouts on some devices. Improvements to Wi-Fi stability on 100 Series Boxes. Improvements to Video Direct performance on 200 Series Boxes. Who does this affect? Customers with 100 Series Boxes and 200 Series Boxes and users of the Vivi App on Windows. Who should update to this release? All customers.…
What's changed? Power Management - Vivi now supports the use of HDMI CEC to schedule turning on and off of displays. Google Drive - You can now save your Vivi Annotations to Google Drive directly from the Vivi App. Google Slides - You can now add Google Slides presentations to your media library on Vivi Central for use with Digital Signage. Windows Hardware Acceleration - Vivi now supports using hardware acceleration for screen sharing on Windows on Intel devices.…
What's changed? Fixed an issue with Digital Signage websites where they would refresh and restart intermittently. Fixed issue where corrupt Digital Signage media would cause the screen to freeze. Fixed an issue with seeking while playing a video using Video Direct that would cause the video progress in the Vivi App to restart. Who does this affect? All Vivi users. Who should update to this release? Customers that use the Digital Signage and Video Direct features.…
What's changed? We have fixed video and audio synchronisation issues on Intel-based Chromebooks that occurred following the Chrome OS 76 update. Who does this affect? Vivi users with Intel-based Chromebooks running Chrome OS 76 and above. Who should update to this release? All Vivi users with Intel-based Chromebooks.
What's changed? Replaced the deprecated TLS time synchronisation method with the Vivi Time service to enable boxes to synchronise their time directly with Vivi's servers.  Added a feature toggle to enable organisations to remove the technical support option for presenters from the Vivi App. Fixed a bug with the Web Console that prevented SSL certificates from being deleted. Dropped support for Android 5.x from the Vivi App. Who does this affect?…
What's changed? The Student Feedback Tool provides schools with an intuitive way to extract real-time feedback, to enable formative assessment and monitor student health and wellbeing. Encryption has been added between to the communications between the Vivi App and the Vivi Box to support the Student Feedback Tool and ensure the privacy of user data. The maximum file size for digital signage media has been raised from 200MB to 500MB.…
What's changed? Added a room setting to Vivi Central that prevents presenters from controlling each other's displays (Presenter Lock). Added a room setting to Vivi Central that prevents students from accessing displays (Student Lock). Fixed dragging files into the Vivi App causing them to display inside of it. Dropped support for iOS 9 from the Vivi App. Removed the need to perform a Hard Restart of a Vivi Box for USB audio to be enabled.…
What's changed? Optimised DNS caching for IPv6. Added the ability to resize and manipulate text in the annotation suite. Fixed issue where toggling room codes caused screens to flash when using the Video Direct feature. Video durations over 24 hours now display correctly. Fixed cases where a Soft Restart would hang indefinitely. Who does this affect? All Vivi users. Who should update to this release? Customers using IPv6 within their infrastructure. Download Vivi Receiver Firmware 2.3.…
What's changed? We have fixed video and audio synchronisation issues on Intel-based Chromebooks that occurred following the Chrome OS 72 update. Who does this affect? Vivi users with Intel-based Chromebooks running Chrome OS 72 and above. Who should update to this release? All Vivi users with Intel-based Chromebooks. Download Vivi Receiver Firmware 2.3.3 http://downloads.vivi.io/box/update.2.3.3.tar
What's changed? Vivi now handles large SAML responses that previously caused a white screen to be displayed after customers had logged in on the Android App. Who does this affect? Vivi users of the Android App. Who should update to this release? Vivi users who are experiencing login issues via SAML on the Android App.
What's changed? Some users were experiencing intermittent connectivity issues when connected to rooms that could cause screen sharing to drop out.  We have added added a grace period to allow automatic reconnection to take place so that screen sharing is not affected. Who does this affect? All Vivi users. Who should update to this release? Vivi users experiencing intermittent connectivity issues and drop outs. Download Vivi Receiver Firmware 2.3.2 http://downloads.vivi.io/box/update.2.3.2.tar
What's changed? We've fixed an issue where URLs played through Video Direct from previous versions of the Vivi App (2.15.2 and below) would stop playing after a few seconds on Vivi Receivers running firmware 2.3.0. Who does this affect? Vivi users on previous versions of the Vivi App who try to play URLs through Video Direct on Vivi Receivers running firmware 2.3.0. Who should update to this release? It is recommended that all users upgrade to this version. Download Vivi Receiver Firmware 2.3.…
What's changed? Combined Rooms: Temporarily combine the Vivi-enabled displays in seperate rooms into one flexible learning space. (Note: this requires ALL Vivi Receivers to be running the same firmware version) Video Direct Queues: Create a queue of videos in the Vivi App from within the ‘Play a Video Direct’ screen. YouTube Playlists: YouTube playlists can now be played through the Video Direct feature.…
What's changed? Significantly reduced buffering times between chapters when playing videos through ClickView using Video Direct. The resolution of ClickView videos now matches the set stream resolution in the Vivi App. Fixed issue with corrupt screenshots caused by certain formats of ClickView videos. Fixed issue with subtitles on ClickView videos enabling between chapters.…
What's changed? There has been a long-standing compatibility issue with Cisco multi-gig network ports, which has now been resolved. Who does this affect? Customers with Cisco multi-gig capable switches. Who should update to this release? Customers with Cisco multi-gig capable switches who wish to connect the Vivi receiver to a multi-gig network port. Download Vivi Receiver Firmware 2.2.1 http://downloads.vivi.io/box/update.2.2.1.tar
What's changed? We've fixed an issue where the Vivi App was available to download on unsupported Chrome OS versions. Who does this affect? Users on Chrome OS versions below 65. Who should update to this release? This release only affects new users, and as such, will not appear as an update in your Vivi App.
What's changed? We've fixed an issue where drawing with touch on the annotations page in the Vivi App would not work with touch-enabled Chromebooks after upgrading to Chrome OS 70. Who does this affect? Users with touch-enabled Chromebooks. Who should update to this release? It is recommended that all Chrome OS users with touch-enabled devices upgrade to this version.
What's changed? Display Settings Page in the Vivi App: We will now differentiate between the room and the display settings with a new Display Settings button, shown next to the Room Settings button on the main screen. Updates to Privacy Mode: Our Privacy Mode feature is now an individual presenter setting, instead of a room setting and is located on the Display Settings page.…
What's changed? When streaming on Chrome OS, the Vivi App will now temporarily expand to match the size of the capture confirmation dialog. Who does this affect? All Chrome OS users. Who should update to this release? It is strongly recommended that all Chrome OS users upgrade to this version.
What's changed? Volume and Mute Controls: When a teacher or student is presenting their screen or using the Video Direct feature there are now volume and mute controls available in the Vivi App Auto-Mute Device Audio: Windows users have the option to automatically mute the audio from their devices speaker whenever they begin presenting their screen and revert back to the original volume setting once they stop presenting.…
What's changed? We identified an issue where streaming would not work on iPads when the stream resolution was set to 480p. Who does this affect? iPad users who have their stream resolution set to 480p. Who should update to this release? Organisations with iPads, especially those looking to set their maximum stream resolution to 480p on the Admin Portal. Download Vivi Receiver Firmware 2.0.2 http://downloads.vivi.io/box/update.2.0.2.tar
What's changed? We identified an issue where video direct would not work with geo-restricted content. Who does this affect? Users wanting to play geo-restricted content using video direct in the Vivi App. Who should update to this release? Organisations outside of Australia. Download Vivi Receiver Firmware 2.0.1 http://downloads.vivi.io/box/update.2.0.1.tar
What's changed? Unlimited Location Hierarchies: IT admins are now able to use the Admin Portal to build an unlimited number of custom named location hierarchies. Custom Emergency Types: Customise the types of emergencies that are available to be triggered from the Vivi App. SMS Emergency Notifications: Nominate up to ten Emergency Wardens to receive SMS alerts when an emergency has been triggered or cancelled. Feature Toggles:  IT admins are now able to disable certain App features,…
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