Release 4.0.1 of the Avalon Media System is now available.
Future releases are planned for winter 2015-16 and beyond.
Release 4.0.1 adds the following capabilities:
New Metadata Fields - Notes, More Identifiers, Table of Contents
Structural Metadata - Navigation by structure, create and edit structure
Wowza Support - Wowza integration with Avalon's authorization
Hydra 8 - Latest versions of Fedora 3 backed Hydra dependencies
Accessibility - Navigation of web page elements with screen reader and tab key; Using player controls with keyboard
Active Encode - Dependency Simplification: Create a transcoding API to support use of alternative transcoding engines
oEmbed Support - Avalon provides an oEmbed service with autodiscovery headers on item pages
Canvas LTI integration improvements - Avalon provides LTI urls for direct access to item or sections when used with a Course Management System
Offset URLS - Avalon users can now use special URLs to jump to specified points within video or audio files.
The Avalon team welcomes questions and input from community members--please feel free to contact us.