Avalon Features - Release 6

Releases 1 - 5

 

Release 6: March 2017

Avalon 6.0 is the first full release of Avalon running on Fedora 4 and has feature parity with the latest Avalon 5 release.

  • Updated to use current releases of Hydra components
  • New installation methods, including official images for Docker
  • Preview version of Avalon 5.x to Avalon 6 migration tool (full migration tool release coming soon)

Includes Avalon 5 Features

  • Playlists:
    • Adding clips of media items to playlists
    • Edit, re-order and move playlist items to other playlists
    • Create public or private playlists
  • Playlist Markers:
    • Create and edit specific time points on scrubber
    • Visual list (in chronological order) and scrubber points
  • Content ingest API
  • Access control enhancements:
    • IP based access control
    • Leases for access control (Start/end dates for user and group access on items)
  • Accessibility
    • Support for ingesting/delivering captions in VTT and/or SRT files
    • Section labels able to be searched
  • Variations Playlist Import
    • Import a Variations playlist file into Avalon

Updates to Hydra and Other Application Components

  • Active Fedora 11.0.1
  • ActiveTriples 0.11.0
  • Active Annotations 0.2.2
  • Rails 4.2.7.1
  • Fedora 4.7.1
  • Solr 6.2.1
  • Ruby - tested for 2.2.5 and 2.3.1

Bug Fixes

  • Multiple UI fixes: Facet count wrapping, mobile and desktop styling issues
  • Continued improvements to playlist performance
  • Fixes for role permissions on collections