Release 7.118 16/10/2023

We’re pleased to release the 7.118 version of the Blue Billywig Online Video Platform.

Live countdown

Do you want to show when a stream will be starting? Then you can count on us! With the new countdown feature you can set a timer that will run before a Soft Embargo expires. The countdown is customizable through the playout settings and a second variant will be introduced later this quarter.

  • Countdown to the start of your stream
  • Use a custom thumbnail before the stream starts
  • Edit the text to display and the colour it displays in
  • Added support for Danish to our player skin and Channels feature
  • Added a slight drop shadow to text elements in our player skin
  • Added some small visual improvements to the highlights feature¬†
  • Added Matomo as an integration option in our player
  • Optimized continuous refresh intervals for outstream ad units to increase inventory
  • Added support to allow the selection of higher bitrate mediafiles for advertisements for mobile viewers with a good connection
  • Updated to automatically remove all video SEO metadata for collapsed ad-only autoplay playouts
  • Fixed an issue where DVR displayed when turned off
  • Fixed an issue with certain ad settings causing HLS to fail
  • Fixed an issue with duplicated ad units incorrectly copying their associated playout or mediaclip
  • Fixed an issue with the player’s center controls incorrectly displaying for some setups