KB303: What's new in Moxie 6.10

Summary

This article lists the new features and changes in Moxie version 6.10. It is intended for anyone planning to upgrade their installation of Moxie 6.09. All Moxie components including the Data Server, Player, Studio and all related modules must be upgraded to 6.10 for proper operation.

Additional Information

Version 6.10 of Moxie includes several new features and changes. For information on obtaining the latest Moxie release, contact Omnivex Technical Services.

New Features

  • Layout Designer content types expanded to include data-driven charts
  • Layout Designer charts support Chart Legends which are independent of the referenced chart
  • Layout Designer content types expanded to include data-driven gauges
  • Layout Designer chart color selection supports gradients and transparency
  • Chart properties supports preconfigured color palettes designed for style, contrast and readability
  • Gauge properties supports configurable gauge color stops
  • Persistent, reliable Proof-of-Play log system ensures client reporting logs reach destination database
  • Support for the configuration of default permissions applied to Players, Sync Services and Script Engines
  • Support for saving default views in Player Manager and System Manager
  • Layout Designer support for horizontal and vertical placement of images within its containing zone
  • Layout Designer clock content expanded to include 3 timer types
  • Moxie Studio Getting Started links to preconstructed content assets, royalty-free graphic content collection and instructional videos
  • Improved support for text wrapping of languages that are read right-to-left

Changes

  • Player Manager now displays Proof-of-Play statistics on a per Player basis
  • Player Manager "Log" function renamed to "Transmission"
  • Proof of play logging mechanism changed
  • Log Viewer module removed
  • Layout Designer clock content expanded to include 3 timer types
  • "My data" directory removed from Data Manager module
  • Reduced resource requirements and performance improvements with unified, shared cache
  • Installer includes new DataPipe Service and DataPipe Client applications version 3.07.030
  • Installer includes new SQLLink Service version 4.04.4755
  • Support for import and export of larger workspaces
  • DataServer disconnection dialog box provides better connectivity feedback to users
  • Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8
  • Support for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
  • Thumbnails now retained within exported workspaces

Known Issues

  • IReport displays an ID of 0 (zero) when an exception occurs in Moxie Studio but unique IDs are reported to Omnivex.
    See KB 304 in Related Items below for more information.
  • Remote upgrading for Moxie Players cannot be performed on Windows 8 computers because of UAC (User Access Control).
    See KB 305 in Related Items below for more information.
  • Frequently changing bar or column chart properties can cause issues with the Moxie Studio computer.
    See KB 306 in Related Items below for more information.