Release Notes for Feature Pack 201907

Last update: 2021-06-21
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It is recommended that you upgrade to the latest version of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM). Screens provides maintenance support for AEM 6.3 Screens platform.

AEM Screens released AEM 6.4.5 Feature Pack 5 and AEM 6.5.1 Feature Pack 1 with the following details.

Release Date

The Release Date for AEM Screens Feature Pack 201907 is July 31, 2019.

What’s New

  • Data Trigger drives asset change in an AEM Screens channel

The player switches to a channel showing the emergency info upon receiving an event fired by the emergency system. The channel plays exclusively until the emergency situation is over.

Refer to Emergency Channel Use Case for implementation.

  • **Targeting Enabled for asynchronous components

Targeting can now be enabled for assets used in AEM Screens project.

To learn more about how you can enable targeting for assets in AEM Screens project, refer to Configuring ContextHub in AEM Screens.

After you have configured ContextHub for your AEM Screens project, follow different use cases to understand how data triggered assets plays a vital role in different industries:

Retail Inventory Targeted Activation

Travel Center Temperature Activation

Hospitality Reservation Activation

  • Improvements in Update Handlers

The update handler now parses the experience fragments and collects any image, video or product associated to it.

  • Launches

Launches allow content authors to create future version of the channel(s). With the help of launches, authors can preview each channel in the launch and should be able to initiate a request for review. Approvers group will get notification and can approve or reject the request. When the live date is reached, the content plays in the devices.
Refer to Launches for more details.

  • Offline Configurations in Experience Fragments

You can now add offline configs (client-side libraries and static files) while configuring Screens experience fragment. Refer to Using Experience Fragments for more details.

Released AEM Screens Players

The following AEM Screens Players are released for AEM 6.4.5 Feature Pack 5 and AEM 6.5.1 Feature Pack 1:

  • ChromeOS
  • Windows
  • Android

AEM Screens Player Downloads

To download the latest AEM Screens player and learn more about the bug fixes, refer to AEM Screens Player Downloads.

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