Media Player Edition [MPE]

4.3 | Digital Menu Boards

Implementation Date: October 13, 2021

Improvements

DH-3171

Added pricing integration support for third-party system.

DH-3236*

Added a reboot procedure to the daily maintenance cycle.

*Feature access is dependent on a brand content update.

4.2 | Digital Menu Boards

Implementation Date: July 13, 2021

Improvements

DH-3189

Implemented a more robust format for pricing integration.

DH-3137

Updated functionality to automatically switch input source if a signal is not detected via HDMI.

DH-2910

Pricing support for child items included in a combination meal.

Older Releases

4.1 | Digital Menu Boards

Implementation Date: June 10, 2021

Internal business requirements have resulted in a change to versioning for Digital Menu Boards. For reference, the prior associated release is labeled as 4.0.9.

Improvements

DH-2766

Added xml OCU Type to support Iris POS integration.

DH-2810

OS security and stability improvements.

DH-2811

Improved the reboot process (performed after an upgrade), to provide more robust journal logs.

DH-2850

Enhanced DMB pricing recognition of combination meals to allow dynamic price change updates.

DH-3015

Enhanced price update configuration options. Available options are to update prices: at a specific date/time, every day at a specific time, or every 15 min (default).

4.0.9 | Digital Menu Boards

Implementation Date: February 16, 2021

Internal business requirements have resulted in a change to versioning for Digital Menu Boards. For reference, the next associated release is labeled as 4.1.

Improvements

DH-2201

Integrated PAR pricing changes.

DH-2080

Improved reboot command for LG Displays.

DH-2021

Improved screenshot tool for media players (including ZBox).

4.0.8 | Digital Menu Boards

Implementation Date: October 06, 2020

New Features

DH-1934

Created mb_stat data attribute to store the hostname.

DH-1904, DH-1932

Now able to determine last reported ip addresses from mb_stat data.

DH-1886

The PAR Pricing Integration request URL is now customizable.

Improvements

DH-1893

Integrated POS prices now update as expected.

DH-1877

The DMB Controller Configuration panel now accepts IRIS passwords that contain special characters.

DH-1869

The soc_enabled config in mb_system.cfg for each DMB Media Player [controller] is now set independently from the main media player [mb01].

DH-1841

Screenshot tool thumbnails now expand as expected.

DH-1839

Hourly attempts to upgrade Secondary controllers will occur until the upgrade is successful. Failed attempts are typically due to an offline status.

DH-1905

Sites are now able to upgrade DMB Media Players [controllers] directly to 4.0 [from 2.0.62 or lower] without the prerequisite of upgrading to 2.0.63 first.

DH-1996

The DMB RVPN now checks every hour and restarts as needed.

DH-2010

For users with IRIS/DMB Pricing integration, price changes are updated based on assigned time period(s).

DH-2042

For sites using dual display, Digital Menu Boards and the Order Confirmation Unit now display as expected.

4.0.7 | Digital Menu Boards

Implementation Date: August 13, 2020

Improvements

DH-1796

Refined device sync that allows z-box devices to fully upgrade to 4.0 series.

DH-1793

Data reporting through mb_stats is updated as expected.

DH-1768

CPU temp is reported as expected.

DH-1762

Content for Order Confirmation Unit [OCU] service, starts as expected.

4.0.6 | Digital Menu Boards

Implementation Date: July 28, 2020

New Features

DH-1233, DH-1693, DH-1707

DMB now supports IRIS POS pricing integration.

DH-1145, DH-1709

DMB now supports PAR POS pricing integration.

Improvements

DH-1395

DMB displays now refresh only when content is updated.

DH-1350

Encounter POS now communicates with DMB as expected.

DH-1414

Telemetry data now reports if content is displaying as expected.

DH-1587

Telemetry data now includes the manufacturer, model, and firmware of a display.

2.64.17 | Digital Menu Boards

Implementation Date: July 28, 2020

New Features

DH-1233, DH-1693, DH-1707

DMB now supports IRIS POS pricing integration.

DH-1145, DH-1709

DMB now supports PAR POS pricing integration.

Improvements

DH-1395

DMB displays now refresh only when content is updated.

DH-1350

Encounter POS now communicates with DMB as expected.

DH-1414

Telemetry data now reports if content is displaying as expected.

DH-1587

Telemetry data now includes the manufacturer, model, and firmware of a display.

4.0.5 | Digital Menu Boards

Implementation: June 16, 2020

Improvements

This update also installs a newer version of the Xenial Digital Menu Board operating system and is based on the most recent, stable version of the 2.64 series. Updating to the newest operating system improves stability, and security.

DH-1395

DMB now refreshes the display only when updates are available.

DH-1366

DMB no longer checks for operating system updates throughout the day.

DH-1332, DH-1337, DH-1339, DH-1340, DH-1345

Improved process logging for the benefit of health review.

DH-1341

Date and Time page now processes the 12-hour clock, AM/PM selection.

DH-1334

The Portal is now able to communicate timezone configurations to the Digital Menu Board Media Player (controller).

DH-1333

Added CPU temperature and memory usage to review logs.

POR-4949

Telemetry data now includes: UTC Timestamp and the HTTP response code.

DH-1509

Devices are now able to communicate with the server for updates, as expected.

2.64.16 | Digital Menu Boards

Implementation Date: June 05, 2020

Improvements

DH-1339, DH-1340, DH-1345, DH-1361

Improved process logging for the benefit of health review.

DH-1341

Date and Time page now processes the 12-hour clock, AM/PM selection.

DH-1409

New fields added for telemetry data enhancement.

POR-4949

Telemetry data now includes: UTC Timestamp and the HTTP response code.

DH-1509

Devices are now able to communicate with the server for updates, as expected.

DH-1343

For valued clients with a "Z-Box" media player, the VPN setup now completes as expected.

DH-1372

For valued clients with a "G-Box" media player, the load, automagicate, and file updates are now processed as expected.

2.64.15 | Digital Menu Boards

Implementation Date: April 23, 2020

Improvements

DH-1332

Ensures 2.64.14 update compatibility for all DMB Media Player (controller) hardware platforms.

DH-1334

The time zone of a DMB Media Player (controller) now updates to match the time zone configuration set on The Portal.

2.64.14 | Digital Menu Boards

Implementation Date: April 20, 2020

Improvements

DH-1002

The Portal is now able to communicate timezone configurations to the Digital Menu Board Media Player (controller).

DH-1048, DH-1053, DH-1054, DH-1057, DH-1068, DH-1077, DH-1093, DH-1227

Enhanced process logging for the benefit of a health review. This information is viewable in the telemetry data or MB Stats.