Last updated on September 17, 2016

1.6 Release Notes

This release note describes the new major build for Appspace App v1.6.


  • Support for Cisco IEC devices.
  • Includes various bug fixes.

Supported Hardware

Device Models Minimum Firmware / OS Version

Dell Chromebox 3010

AOPEN Chromebox

ASUS Chromebox

Chrome OS 46




v 6.1.76
Samsung Smart Signage Platform (SSSP) 3.0 DBE/DME/DHE/UDE-P/DME-BR series 1026.6
MediaVue SureVue D1 v 1.0
Cisco IEC IEC-4650 v2.3.4b (build 5.354.406)

Features and Enhancements


  • Added a background process that allows file sync information to be sent back to Appspace during the content syncing process, to enable Network Administrators to view sync progress and download details.
  • Support for network events for external scripting support, to allow external devices to trigger event actions on a Signs channel:
    • Chrome OS - via web socket, port 55537
    • BrightSign - via UDP socket, port 55537

Cisco IEC

  • Support for Cisco Interactive Experience Client (IEC) devices.


  • Improved security by disabling telnet, and enabling SSH in the autorun.brs file.
  • Support for on-screen keyboard for web forms.
  • Support for open/close WebSockets protocol.


  • Support for open/close WebSockets protocol.

Samsung SSP

  • Support for TV volume control via a remote control.

Resolved Escalations

  • AE-2390 - A deactivated Alert that is not scheduled, keeps triggering every day,
  • AE-2432 - Table Listing widget does not show on a BrightSign display screen.

Patch Updates



  • Added the backspace key as a back navigation button on Chrome OS based devices in Interactive Mode.

Bug Fixes

  • APC-2590 - Fixed: The ‘LoadLayoutByName’ property does not work correctly, when duration is not set.

Resolved Escalations

  • AE-2530 - Fixed: Text on a RSS Ticker widget is truncated.
  • AE-2505 - Fixed: Incorrect media or layout displayed when using action scripts.
  • AE-2459 - Fixed: Conditional action scripting does not work on the Appspace App for Chrome OS.

Known Issues


  • Due to a browser limitation, text in the RSS Ticker widget is truncated when displayed in Appspace App. A workaround is available in the Known Issues section of the RSS Text Widget article.

Cisco IEC

  • The RSS text ticker does not run smoothly.
  • Video appears as top layer in the sign.
  • Adding videos hosted on web sites, or web snippets are not supported.
  • Loading signs in Channels takes four to five seconds.
  • Unresponsive when using a remote control when selecting channels with 3 digits.
  • A white screen is seen when loading an Announcement, Data Table, Donut, or Line Chard card during playback.
  • Black intervals or white screens are seen during Cards playback on Signs and Channels.

Samsung SSP

  • Black intervals or white screens are seen when loading an Announcement, Data Table, Donut, or Line Chart card during playback.