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HD1492 iCapEncoder Card: Build 1.2.0

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Release Notes:

  • Lexi Controller 2.3.0
    • Supports putting Lexi into a new standby/pause mode, where Lexi remains running but does not send captions to the encoder. This allows for:
      • faster transitions between Lexi and other sources of captioning,
      • scheduling Lexi jobs from EEG Cloud, whilie not running Lexi upon other caption sources 
      • running fewer Lexi jobs, making it easier to review lists of jobs for debugging purposes.

                            Note: Billing of Lexi hours will still occur while Lexi is paused/ in standby.   

    • SCTE-104 triggers can now be used to block Lexi captions, such as when commercials are active 
    • Improved status messages on encoder Lexi web page 
    • Adds new "Instances" mode, allowing Lexi settings to managed via EEG Cloud rather than via the encoder
    • Maximum row width is now 36 characters (only recommended for use in OP-42/OP-47 output mode, rather than 608/708 mode) 
  • Decoder 28.1 
    • Auxiliary SDI output now supports output of an open-captioned version of the main video output 
    • Improved Teletext decoding in OP-42/OP-47 output mode, including support for Newfor-based workflows 
  • iCap 4.6.1
    • iCap Video improvements
      • Higher frame rate (8-9 fps) 
      • Allows sending open-captioned video frames (via Caption Settings page)
  • Caption Settings web page 
    • Consolidates key encoding and decoding settings into one convenient location 
    • Reduces or eliminates need to use Startup Settings editor for custom settings 
  • Teletext encoding enhancements 
    • Support for OP-42 insertion and recovery 
    • Improved cross-conversion from 608 to OP-42/OP-47 
    • Support for passthrough of upstream OP-42/OP-47 
  • System stability improvements 
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and feature additions
    • Web site retains 14 days of logs, rather than 7
    • Fixes bug that sometimes required rebooting the encoder before being able to upgrade it
    • Web update page now provides upload status and allows larger uploads
    • Users can download all logs with one click
    • GPI-G can now be used to block incoming Telnet captions 

Upgrade Instructions

  • Download the update file (hd1492_1.2.0_r3.tar.bz2) to your computer.
  • Navigate to the Update page the HD1492 Web Portal and click the Choose File button.
  • Select the update file you just saved and then click the Upload button to load the file onto the unit.
  • After the update finishes uploading, click the Proceed button to begin the update process. This should take 5-10 minutes.
  • When the update is complete, the encoder will reboot automatically; please do not reboot the unit yourself.
  • The web site will indicate that the update is complete once the encoder has rebooted. You may need to perform a "hard refresh" in your browser in order to see the latest version of the HD1492 Web Portal.
  • Your system software build will be either "1.2.0" or "x1.2.0", depending on what build you had before the upgrade.

Previous releases

Build 1.1.0

  • Lexi 1.1.3
    • Improved job statuses and logging
    • Pressing "apply" after changing settings while a job is running will start a new job with the new settings
    • Automatically updates language list as new languages are added in EEG Cloud system
  • Supports sending single audio channels to iCap listeners
  • More detailed firmware logging
  • Startup settings editor allows applying new settings immediately
  • Web portal 0.1.26
    • User-editable nickname field at top of page
    • Active ports" display now shows name of service that is providing captions
    • GPI settings are persistent upon reboot
  • Video iCap supports SD-PAL 
  • Bug fixes related to GPO alarms, DHCP address acquisition