RELEASE 1.5.1 (7/30/2020)

New avatar customisation using Ready Player Me (by Wolf 3D)

  • Take a photo of yourself on desktop and mobile and generate your own custom avatar
  • Update your avatar at any time
  • This avatar will be tied to your account for all co-viewing sessions on all devices

Bugfix

  • Fix an issue when the “look at” feature was not working correctly
  • Fix an issue when sometimes the splashscreen was staying at 50%

RELEASE 1.5.0.1 (7/23/2020)

Bugfix

  • Fix an issue when teleport on desktop was only possible in one direction
  • Fix an issue with video annotation controls that were displayed when clicking on play / pause or on the video timeline

RELEASE 1.5 (7/16/2020)

New collaborative feature for co-viewing session

  • All participants can now select a pen and draw on any objects, whiteboard or walls.
  • All logged-in users can add dynamic annotations (3D objects, videos or images) on the fly from their media gallery into the 3D Room
  • Each dynamic annotation is persistent by default and can be located anywhere in the 3D Room. Logged-in users can lock and delete them.

Audio improvement

  • Fix a voice echo issue when using Google Chrome on a desktop without headphones (coming next: cancel echo for video and sound playback as well)

RELEASE 1.4.12 (7/8/2020)

Continuous Audio

  • Added the possibility to play a continuous audio throughout a Section in your experience to enhance the user’s immersion. More info

Misc

  • Custom name chosen by participants on the Co-viewing poster is displayed next to their official account names in the internal analytics dashboard
  • Removed the new joiner music jingle
  • Lower the audio volume of dynamic annotation in the 3D Room
  • Fix a bug when hidden quiz in the editor was still visible

RELEASE 1.4.11 (6/29/2020)

Player

  • New UI in the player on desktop

Bugfix

  • Fix a bug when corrupted ambient sound was preventing to launch an experience
  • Fix a bug with Oculus Go touchpad that was not recognised

RELEASE 1.4.10 (6/19/2020)

Editor

  • You can now preview and change the 3D Room directly in the Experience’s Editor

3D Room import

  • When importing a new 3D room (.glb), you can now add a .png or .jpg as thumbnail - no need to name it “thumbnail.jpg” anymore!

Bugfix

  • Fix a bug when participants deleted from the Hub settings were still displayed in the Space list

RELEASE 1.4.9 (6/17/2020)

Bug Fixes

  • VR App Build (for Go, Quest, Pico G2 and Neo 2): Fixed a bug when experience could stuck in a grey screen at launch
  • Analytics: Fixed a bug when “null users” were displayed instead of the name of the participants

RELEASE 1.4.8 (5/28/2020)

Better annotations display

  • Images are now displayed in a 3D environment with reduced aliasing effect

Player Update

  • We added a new option to jump back directly into the Experience Editor from the player.

Editor Bugfix

  • Fixed a bug when annotation's properties were not saved correctly

RELEASE 1.4.7 (5/13/2020)

WebXR Support

  • You can launch again VR Experiences in Oculus Browser 9+ version
  • Compatible with Oculus Quest and Go

RELEASE 1.4.6-sf (5/7/2020)

General bug fixes

  • Fix a bug when links on annotations were deactivated in 360 scenes
  • Fix a bug when annotations became bigger at each rollover

RELEASE 1.4.6 (4/1/2020)

Screen Sharing in Multi-Users sessions

  • You can now share your screen with all participants using Google Chrome or Firefox web browser
  • Screen Sharing is no longer overlayed on a 2D Scene for a better visibility 

Misc

  • Added the ‘Metropolis’ Font in the editor
  • Made the experience name bolder in the player

General bug fixes

  • Fixed a bug when co-viewing sessions were not correctly synchronised if microphones were muted
  • Fixed a bug when 2D scenes were considered as 360° in the editor 

RELEASE 1.4.5 (3/24/2020)

Microsoft SSO support

  • You can now use your Microsoft login credentials to create an account on Wonda VR Spaces

Co-Viewing

  • Participants’ names turn bold in the connected user panel when they’re talking
  • You can now use the joystick to easily rotate in a 360° media (without having to rotate your head IRL) 

General bug fixes

  • Fixed a bug where LTI connexion was not working with a specific LMS
  • Fixed the Spaces ordering in ‘Latest’ category of the Hub home page
  • Fixed SSO Settings minor style

RELEASE 1.4.4 (3/18/2020)

Co-Viewing Improvements

  • New animations for speech interactions to identify speakers: avatars’ heads scale up and names are highlighted in the user panel when someone is talking.
  • New visual and sound UI to know who has just joined and who has just left a room. 

General bug fixes

  • Fixed a bug where the player was returning an encoding error when trying to playback 8K format

RELEASE 1.4.3 (3/4/2020)

Streaming Improvements

  • Added a new encoding profile of 1920p resolution (4K) with a bitrate of 18Mbs 
  • Added a new encoding profile of 1440p resolution (3K) with a bitrate of 8Mbs
  • Deleted the lower encoding profile (1080p with a bitrate of 2Mbs)

UI & UX Improvements

  • New UI and optimised performances when switching between two 360° media to get a shorter black transition
  • Visual feedback to know which scenes have been visited by decreasing opacity on annotation with links already selected by users 
  • New UI to enter in VR in a quicker and a more efficient way
  • New UI to enter fullscreen on desktop, mobile & tablet

Performance improvement

  • Deactivated physics in the 3D Room when there is no interactive object

Kaltura

  • You can now search media by ID
  • Youtube videos are no longer shown in the Kaltura gallery in the platform

General bug fixes

  • Fixed a bug when the experience was stuck at 60% on the splashscreen if incorrect values were filled in the LMS settings
  • Fixed a style bug when logging in with SSO
  • Fixed a bug when the splash screen was displaying a black screen if the experience was set to private

RELEASE 1.4.2 (2/7/2020)

Streaming Improvements

  • Quicker switch to the best quality by with a smaller buffer
  • Target the highest quality for 360 scene videos in VR players and in preview
  • Target average quality for 2D videos scenes and annotation 

Performance Improvements for low and medium headsets like Oculus GO or Pico G2

  • Deactivated physically based shader (material) and used mobile optimised shader
  • Set low precision shader
  • Set a Foveation level 3
  • Deactivated Physics
  • Deactivated avatar Networking (as a consequence, users can’t see each other manipulate a 3D object in a 3D Room when using an Oculus GO)

IBM Live video

  • The loader UI was not displayed when an IBM Live video was actually loaded
  • Warning Message UI was not displayed when an IBM Live video was not loaded correctly

General bug fixes

  • Fix a bug when a link to an external website is set in an experience, the VR browser was crashing 
  • Fix a bug when a quiz was hidden, users were able to click on it
  • Fix a bug when the controller was invisible on Oculus GO with Oculus Browser 8.0.3
  • In a Co-Viewing session, If the first scene of the experience was a video, video sync events were not received correctly
  • Accentuated characters were not displayed in the outline
  • On Pico headset, in the Wonda VR Spaces app, sometimes the controller stopped working when coming back after sleep mode

RELEASE 1.4.1 (12/11/2019). More info.

New Hub view to access easily to your own content and your teammates content

  • Latest: Have a quick look on the 5 more recent Spaces of your Hub.
  • My Spaces: See only Spaces you’re participating to.
  • All: See all Spaces that belong to your Hub and quickly request access to the Space you're interested in.

IBM Live video

  • Added iOS support

RELEASE 1.3.3 (11/20/2019)

Co-Viewing Improvements

  • Better display of the Control Panel
  • Better audio behaviour when coming back from sleep mode in VR headset
  • New outline UI and better speed to navigate between sections and scenes
  • Better username management
  • 3D Rooms lighting have been improved for optimal performances

RELEASE 1.3.2 (11/05/2019)

Co-Viewing Improvements

  • Smoother avatar head rotation and position
  • Participant’s pointers are located more accurately 

Misc

  • Experiences are now ordered by creation date

Bugfix

  • Editor: Fixed an issue when multiple scenes were selected at the same time in the outline
  • Editor: Fixed an issue when hotspot annotations were not correctly copied from a 360 scene to a 2D Scene
  • Editor: Fixed an issue when annotations were not correctly removed in preview mode
  • Media Library: Fixed an issue when a lot of media files were available, it was not possible to scroll down anymore

RELEASE 1.3 (10/23/2019)

Co-Viewing Session Improvements

  • New co-viewing poster with options to edit user name, choose from 6 avatars in a visual carousel and see how many people have joined the co-viewing session
  • Users can now have multiple sessions at the same time
  • Access to the microphone is stored so you don’t have to grant access every time you enter into a co-viewing session
  • New control panel UI designed for better VR and Desktop experience
  • New options to mute and unmute your own mic or other participants

Custom Room Improvements

  • You can now upload rooms with 3D objects imported from Spoke in .glb format
  • New Room medialibrary UI

Misc

  • Better Kaltura integration with options to choose the email prefix as the user ID
  • Display the experience metadatas (name, description and poster) when you share the public experience link on third party platform like Slack

Bugfix

  • Editor: Fix an issue when video scene source was not correctly updated from the property panel
  • Editor: Fix broken links to the help center

RELEASE 1.2.2 (9/27/2019)

Bugfix

  • Player: Fixed a bug that prevented fade-in on annotations
  • Player: Fixed a bug that distorted straight lines in 360 photos and videos
  • Editor: Fixed a bug that did not display the correct duration of video annotations (always 00:00:00)
  • Editor: Fixed a bug that did not apply opacity on hotspots.
  • Editor: Fixed a bug that did not save correctly sections and scenes order.

Improvements

  • Editor: In the medialibrary, the media are sorted from the most recent to the oldest
  • Editor: Move a scene from a section to another
  • SSO Player: A few improvement on SAML & LTI integration

RELEASE 1.2 (8/28/2019)

New Analytics dashboard. More info

  • Built-in analytics Dashboard for your Hub, Spaces and Experiences
  • New Traffic charts for a specific period, top browsers, top OS, link source and quiz answers
  • New session tracking
  • New users tracking (tracked + anonymous)

LMS integration improvement. More info

  • Export for LRS using xAPI connector
  • LTI settings are now available for Hub admin only

Misc

  • Increase video default quality streamed by the player
  • I can seek to current time when I change scene (for multicam experiences for example)
  • I can delete a room from the "My Rooms" window

Bugfix

  • 2D annotation videos were not displayed in Firefox
  • Controllers were not visible in the latest version of Firefox Reality (Vive Focus)
  • Open Imlab Hub may resulted in an empty Space list
  • Fix a display issue with image overlap
  • Fix an issue when "activate sound" message is displayed on top of 2D video and prevent navigation in the 360 scene
  • Image annotations and texts were not shown in the player
  • Fix a display issue with transparent PNG image overlap
  • Invitation notification displayed an "expired invitation" text when joining a new Space

RELEASE NOTE 7/16/2019

KALTURA INTEGRATION

We have greatly improved our integration with Kaltura platform to simplify configuration by hub administrators and use by Wonda VR Spaces participants 

  • The integration with your Kaltura account is now configured at the Hub level by the administrator with an App Token
  • All hub users, therefore, benefit from this integration without any configuration and access their Kaltura media in their Wonda VR Spaces media library
  • Hub users can now upload content (photos and videos - 2D and 360+ sounds) directly from their Wonda VR media library to their Kaltura account
  • The videos uploaded to Kaltura from Wonda VR Spaces are transcoded by Kaltura and streamed in the Wonda VR player from Kaltura's servers
  • Fixed a bug that did not maintain the aspect ratio of videos and images imported from Kaltura

BUGFIX

  • Fixed a bug that did not copy automatic transitions in duplicate experiences.

RELEASE NOTE 7/8/2019

IBM VIDEO CLOUD INTEGRATION

Wonda VR Spaces now lets you connect to our IBM Video Cloud account to integrate your live and replay videos into your VR interactive experiences

  • The integration with your IBM Video Cloud account is configured at the Hub level by the administrator
  • All Hub users, therefore, benefit from this integration without any configuration and find their IBM Videos (360° & 3D live & replay) in their Wonda VR Spaces media library

IMPROVEMENT

  • Improved splash screen design when loading the player
  • Added option to play an ambient sound once (not in a loop)

BUGFIX

  • Fixed a bug in the display of controllers in Firefox Reality on Vive Focus
  • Fixed a bug preventing 2D video playback (annotation) in Firefox

RELEASE NOTE 5/20/2019

QUIZ & SCORING OPTIONS

Create Scored Experience

  • Enable scoring in experience settings
  • Set Passing Score & Custom notification message when passing score is reached
  • Set score on any given user interactions 
  • Display user Scorecard as an annotation in any given scene, at any moment

Improved quiz features

  • Add quiz as an annotation in any given scene
  • Add different score to each response
  • Add feedback message

Added completion scene

  • Define a scene as completion scene for the experience
  • Add custom notification message when passing scene is reached

More info in our help center

PRODUCTIVITY & EXPERIENCE EDITION

  • Added Copy/paste to annotations from scene to scene
  • Improved & bug fixed “Look At” feature
  • Added option to hide "Control Bar" in the player

WORKSPACE MANAGEMENT

  • Added option to leave a Workspace

RELEASE NOTE 3/11/2019

SHARING FEATURES

  • I can set an experience as “Opened” to make it available for both logged Spaces users and non users.
  • I can set an experience as private to make it only available for participants of the WorkSpace. 
  • And I can whitelist all the domains I want to embed the project on.

INTERACTIVITY 

  • I can edit a label for each annotation in the annotations properties.
  • I can hide each annotation.
  • I can trigger any annotation from other annotations.

PRODUCTIVITY 

  • When I create a Link Annotation, auto select "scene" in the drop down list (and not "web page").

RELEASE NOTE 2/19/2019

DESIGN

  • UI redesign for Workspaces and authoring tool
  • Display a html poster before loading and launching the player
  • Experiences are directly embedded in the Workspace
  • Update of wording (Workspace, Experience, Scene)

SUPPORT

  • On iOS I can trigger/ activate sound by clicking on a "sound" button
  • Configured a CDN for faster loading of media & app

FEATURES

  • I can edit the duration for 2D & 360 image resources
  • I can edit display timing for each annotation
  • I can edit an automatic transition for 360 & 2D photos and videos resources
  • In a live session, all users can be presenter (Caution: You cannot access the same live session more than once with the same account)

BUGS FIXED

  • In VR, cards were not good, textures were blended in VR
  • Optimised transition between 360 and 2D content

RELEASE NOTE 2/1/2019

UX

  • Room: New design of the control bar
  • Room: Outline and connected users information are now displayed as slider menu on web and mobile view
  • Mobile (iOS + Android): improved annotations selection in the room
  • iOS: Enabled video playback (with autoplay)
  • UI : Added a loader for videos in the room + editor
  • Video Quality: Added a 4K video format
  • Performance: Improved room loading

Edition

  • YouTube: Added 2D and 360° videos import (resources +  annotations)
  • Room settings: Added an option to enable/disable poster display (when it’s disabled, the 1st resource is displayed)

Bugs fixed

  • Room (Android): VR button was missing
  • LMS: When enabling/disabling LTI, the change was not take effect for LMS export modal until the page was refreshed
  • Video Transcoding: .mp4 filter to transcode video (.mp4 only so MP4, m4v not allowed)
  • Editor: Crackled ambient sound on Chrome
  • Fixed bugs in the LearnSpace edition form.
  • Fixed bugs in the Medialibrary style on firefox.
  • Fixed a bug which prevent to access to a room after registration or login
  • Fixed a bug which prevent to use interactions in preview mode in the editor

RELEASE NOTE 1/10/2019

Design

  • UI Room: Improve preloading & display of the 360 image background when entering into the room
  • Medialibrary UI: Filters enhancement with tab view + “Media from LearnSpace” filter
  • Medialibrary: I can upload multiple media at the same time
  • 3D rooms: Add light to 360° photo rooms for avatars

Collaboration, Sharing, Viewing & Social

  • Kaltura Integration
  • LMS Integration with LTI + Scorm Export

Creation & Customisation

  • Room Management: I can now upload my own 3D room
  • Editor: Z-index enhancement

Bugs fixed

  • Encode videos without manifest
  • Room: Transition sphere is no longer visible in transition to 360 when the user has moved
  • Room: The Look At was not considered in the Room 
  • Room: Click & drag navigation has an opposite effect/ direction in the Room.
  • Oculus Rift: It was not possible to control content with Oculus Rift touch
  • Editor: Fixed an error when after updating media, then switching scene and going back to the updated scene the old media is still present

RELEASE NOTES 12/20/2018

Design

  • Optimise web app loading
  • UI improvement : Scroll in the presentation outline
  • Show progression when I upload a media

Collaboration, Sharing, Viewing & Social

  • I can share my screen during a live session (only available for Firefox)
  • Live sessions :
  • Huge optimisation of live session
  • Make a live session possible with 5 users
  • Fixed a bug which sometime prevented to see other users
  • Fixed a bug which sometime spawned users at the same spot
  • Participant name is automatically retrieved from the users database
  • Display list of participants in the room (right panel)
  • Play a sound to warn that a participant has just joined the room
  • I can move in the Oculus Go (only for 3D rooms)
  • I can embed a presentation in a web page

Creation & Customisation

  • I can set a 360 photos as room background

Bugs fixed

  • Bug when a user is connected more than 1 hour without navigating in the editor
  • Bug when I duplicate a scene with actions inside: actions are not copied

RELEASE NOTES 12/5/2018

Design

  • Editor: UI improvements
  • Room: Add scroll to outline
  • Room: Improvement on text display (section and resource titles)
  • Room: Video control bar improvement

Collaboration, Sharing, Viewing & Social Collaboration

  • I can add multiple users (email) at the same time

Collaboration, Sharing, Viewing & Social Notifications

As a LS participant, I will receive email notifications when there is activity on Learnspace I participate in / own:

  • Email sent to LS Owner when Learnspace information is modified by a participant other than the LS Owner (title, desc, poster, status). 
  • Email sent to LS Owner + LS Participant when a new presentation is created by a participant. 
  • Email sent to LS Owner when a presentation is deleted by another participant. 
  • Email sent to LS Owner + Participant having sent an invitation, when a new participant has accepted the invitation (a new participant has joined LS). 

Assets Management 

  • I can delete media

360 editor

  • Force ratio when I resize an annotation
  • Manage z-index between annotations for 2D content (Bring to front - Bring forward - Send Backwards - Send to back)
  • Huge enhancement on cards > You can now create a card as an annotation (+ edit size & position), and you can trigger cards (if hidden) from another annotation. 

User management

  • I can edit & delete my account
  • I can reset my password

Bugs Fixed

  • Microsoft Edge - Cannot load the page. User is blocked on the loader > Now we display a message to use Chrome or FF
  • Room - Cannot navigate back to a section poster which is not displayed
  • On a 2D resource (in the room), having a background colour on a text annotation does not work. It is not visible
  • Classroom (Multi) - When 2 users join a room without presenter, they are spawned on the same spot
  • Quiz edition - clicking the checkboxes in the interactive panel change the opacity of the background image
  • Bug: When adding a new section, then adding a new resource, sometimes more than 1 new resource appears
  • If I change the title/ description/ look at/ volume of a resource, and select to go to another resource, the change isn't saved unless I select something else first.
  • When I want to change the source of an hotspot, the window is opened twice
  • Asset Manager - Thumbnails are not created on firefox
  • Look At: when I come back to a scene and click on current view, it goes from x to -x then 0
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