Release 5.0.1 of the Avalon Media System is now available.
Release 5.1 is planned for the end of July.
Release 6 is planned for end of summer 2016.
Release 5.0.1 adds the following capabilities:
Organization and Sharing Features: You can add whole audio and video files or clips to playlists and now create private or shareable playlists
Content Ingest API: A lightweight API for importing metadata and links to existing derivatives into Avalon.
Access control enhancements: You now have IP based access control and can grant access permission for items for set periods of time
More granular searching: Searching now includes section and structure labels and “Date digitized” is provided as admin facet.
Accessibility phase 2: Support for ingesting/delivering captions in VTT and/or SRT files, Avalon player shows captions when available and end users can toggle captioning on/off via player control - mouse and keyboard.
The Avalon team welcomes questions and input from community members--please feel free to contact us.