Release 7.11 29/07/2019

We’re pleased to release version 7.11 of the Blue Billywig Online Video Platform.

  • Customers using the new Blue Billywig Live Platform can now create and manage livestreams in the OVP.
  • Livestreams can be transcoded (with adaptive quality) by Blue Billywig or externally
  • Restreaming to social channels with RTMP support (Youtube, Twitch, etc) using the highest-quality stream available
  • Live information in the OVP about the ingest process
  • Player initializations are now gathered realtime, significantly improving accuracy and eliminating the 60-minute lag that existed previously
  • The Placement options in the Ad Unit > General screen now allows the option to Append To Matching DOM Element, in addition to After Matching DOM Element
  • Google IMA ads can be set Fullscreen so that inline videos won’t revert to inline if they’re being played fullscreen, when an ad is played
  • Fixed VPAIDPlayer player events to work as Timeline Messages and JavaScript actions
  • Avoid CORS errors in ad playback
  • Embed tabs are now optimized for small-screen mobile devices
  • Fixed performance issue with the Project Embedcode Generator