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New Release: 1.9.2

This release revamps our image rotation detection, and adds support for rotating tiled (zooming) images. This change also ensure that rotation metadata is never written into thumbnail images, which could create problems due to the variance in how browsers handle

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New Release: 1.9.1

This release adds “Lightbox” functionality to all assets. This allows for an in-browser “maximize” view, as opposed to the existing fullscreen functionality. This is better suited to things like Zoom calls, allowing you to magnify an asset without taking over

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New Release: 1.9.0

This release moves to iframes for all digital asset display. This unifies asset display between the Elevator site and embedded assets, simplifying the codebase dramatically and providing sandboxing for the digital asset display code. This resolves a number of weird

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New Release: 1.8.4

This release totally revamps the JWPlayer architecture for media playback. This includes support for HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) video delivery. This is optional at the instance-level. HLS delivers much faster video start and seek, and the expense of increased storage

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New Release: 1.8.3

Login page improvements

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New Release: 1.8.2

This release fixes issues related to browsing collections with limited access.

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New Release: 1.8.1

This adds the option of displaying “next result” and “previous result” links to individual asset pages when clicking through from search results. This means you can click the first item in a search result and then navigate through the rest

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New Release: 1.8.0

This update has a major change to the backend media processing framework for Elevator. Transcoding services have all been containerized using Docker, and are managed via a separate [GitHub Organization](http://github.com/umn-elevator) and Docker Hub. This provides much more resilience in the

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New Release: 1.7.8

Elevator 1.7.8 adds a new per-instance option which allows you to show “previous” and “next” result links when viewing assets. ┬áThis way, if you do a search or browse a collection and then click into an asset, you’ll be able

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New Release: 1.7.7

This release updates the metadata extraction for image assets (including SVS) to extract more information and provide better hierarchical views of image metadata.  This will only impact newly uploaded assets.

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