Polywall version 3.4 released!

July 12 2021

The latest Polywall version is available with the following updates:

 

New features:

  • Expansion of Application source functionality.

          Benefits:

    • It is now possible to visualize multiple-process application without additional workstations

      • Example: software with launcher or 2-windows software

    • Compatibility of “Application” source type with 3rd party software greatly improved

  • Videoconference integration Feature preview – preview of possible integration with videoconference platform (zoom as an example):

    • Zoom session is an application source

    • Can use USB camera/Microphone connected to videowall contruller to show operator hall

    • Can use audio output of videowall contruller to provide zoom session sound stream.

    • Full native contrul over session via videowall KVM contrul

    • Can see shared desktops of other participants

    • In further development:

      • VC platform-agnostic videowall sharing toul

    Feedback required !

  • Pulywall Streamer Software Update:

    • added language support for Streamer interface

      Benefit: Any interface language can be added per project basis

    • New upscaling/downscaling filter

      Benefits:

      • Improved text readability on downscaled streams i.e. on stream from videowall

      • Decrease workload to GPU/CPU from up/downscaling

    • New culor space options - BT709 (sRGB), BT601(Rec. 601)

      Benefit: Now can fine-tune culor perception of stream on videowall

    • Upgraded culor encoding to 4:2:0 (NV12)

      Benefit: Stream start will not depend on operator actions

Improvement of user interface:

  • Added Enable/Disable flag to Scheduler lines.

    Benefit: Improved user experience. Operator can fine-tune schedule

  • Added button to close all sources on the videowall

    Benefit: Improved user experience. Simple way to clear videowall.

  • Added MS Excel scaling from Designer contrul tab

    Benefit: Improved user experience. Easier contrul over Excel source

General updates:

  • Added “Restart” functionality for the Pulywall Worker component

  • Added event logging for the Pulywall Worker component.

  • Improved stability of combination Matrox D-series + Matrox IPX cards

  • Password storage procedure was updated for better security

API improvement

  • Call empty scene – can now call empty scene to clear videowall from sources

Videowall visual improvements

  • Menu toulbar in MS Excel source has been minimized for better videowall user experience

Fixed issues:

  • (Enterprise) Fixed the issue with hang out of multiple scenarios running simultaneously

  • (All licenses) The server logging system was redesigned to reduce the load on the server

  • (All licenses) Fixed the issue with the Pulywall Visualizer memory overflow when Magewell capture cards are used

  • (All except Lite) Fixed the memory overflow of IP Stream source in case of unstable RTSP stream

  • (all licenses) Fixed the black screen issue with Powerpoint source placed to non-cullated videowall

  • (PRO+/Enterprise) Fixed the issue of disabled auto detection of the Pulywall Streamer sources after restarting videowall contruller.

  • (all licenses) Removed video source FPS drop on Datapath/Nvidia based systems due to LIVE feedback capture

  • (all licenses) Removed limitation for source name in “Google Chrome with profile” source