TVOS SDK Release Notes

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Release (02-04-2019)

  • Introduced Dynamic framework for SDK.
  • Removal of Location Module from SDK Code.
  • Increased SDK log file size for Debug mode.
  • Removed OTT Airplay/mirroring detection that caused crashes in AVAudioSession class.
  • DCR performance improvements.
  • Fixed the parsing error happening when clientid/vcid provided as empty in metadata.
  • Align AppSDK for FW detection with BSDK for DCR measurement.
  • Other Bug Fixes/Enhancements.

Release (9-13-2018)

  • Nielsen SDK support for Xcode 10 and tvOS 12

Release (5-24-2018)

  • If the SDK build target is set to AGF then SDK will send the hello ping to “eu” and “eu-uat” for debug builds. No changes to the non AGF build the default sfcode will continue to be "sdk" and "cert" for debug build.
  • The C1 parameter (NUID) will now be sent as encrypted DeviceID.
  • New SessionID changes. The sessionID will contain 29 length random characters appended by timestamp.
  • Support for multiple SDK instance without any limit.
  • New log feature for CAT tool to retrieve the API level information from client apps. This ping will contain the eventType, parameters, SDK version, appid etc.
  • Removed Viewability for this release.

Release (1-23-2017)

  • Added "seconds" place to the launch ping
  • Ability to opt-out using "Limit Ad Tracking" feature
  • Improved CPU Performance while apps are running in background
  • Opt-Out pages can be served based on user’s language and locale from device

Release (12-14-2016)

  • Support for Nielsen TV Brand Effect
  • Ability to set CMS parameters at a more global level
  • Opt-out pages based on locale and country
  • Opt-out policy based on the "Limit Ad Tracking" flag
  • Collection of additional device information
  • Issue a warning in client developer’s console when ad is played for more than 5 minutes
  • Removed the requirement for “type” parameter
  • Limit the duration reported for App launch

Release (9-13-2016)

  • General bug fix and performance improvements

Release (7-12-2016)

  • Includes a sample TVOS application used to assist during integration.
  • Support for TVML based optout pages
  • General bug fix and performance improvements

Release (6-15-2016)

  • Combined SDK for DCR US and International (Germany)
  • API to signal end of content (end API)
  • Support for Pause timeout
  • Updated API to support JSON object instead of string.
  • Reporting of media URL and bundle ID
  • Updated ping retry logic
  • Changes in OptOut process behavioral
  • Enhanced Debugging and SDK logging
  • Changes to API signature