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    Caching media files on Android

    To cache media files on Android player, you should use the HttpClient API to download the media file.  Note that you should not use HttpClient in your main UI thread. Doing so will cause ANRs. We r...

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    Play video in Android

    To play a video in Android on IAdea players, use the Android VideoView API. You should download the media file to cache on player storage before attempting to play it. Here is how to do it.

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    Hide home bar and show full screen on Android

    To enable full screen and hide home bar in Android, simply add this line to your activity in the AndroidManifest.xml file: android:theme="@android:style/Theme.Black.NoTitleBar.Fullscreen"...

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    Android digital signage how-to

    Here are a few techniques in programming Android for digital signage on IAdea players: Hide home bar and show full screen Play video Caching media files

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    WiFi information

    In digital signage, it is often desirable to know the network connection status of the device to decide the appropriate content to play. For example, when network connection is down, it may be desi...

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    Authentication

    Each HTML API call needs to be accompanied by an access token, with the exception of one call that retrieves an access token for the immediate session. POST /v2/oath2/tokengrant_type=password&u...

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    Call structure

    Each HTML5 API call is a RESTful API over HTTP protocol. It takes the form of GET/POST {api_name}?access_token={...} And the parameter of the call is a data structure encoded as a JSON string, pass...

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    HTML5 integration and APIs

    One of the easiest ways to develop content for IAdea digital signage players is to use HTML5. However it is often difficult to access low-level system functions using purely HTML5. IAdea has devise...

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    FailSafe™

    Shoudl your primary AppStart app fails for any reason, FailSafe is a reliable way to assign an Android app to run while you try to recover your AppStart content. You may wish to show generic and l...

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    AppStart™

    AppStart is a reliable way to assign an Android app to run at boot time. You can configure AppStart setting of your IAdea device by navigating from Basic Settings/Advanced/Content/AppStart. The fo...