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Lightcast.com Release Notes for October 2017

We are excited to announce the release of many great features improvements and products.
For previous release notes, visit our release page: http://support.lightcast.com/019256-Release-Notes  

Samsung SmartTV App extensions
Lightcast’s new proprietary Samsung SmartTV App template received additional improvements and features such as the possibility to integrate ads from third-party ad networks or your own ads, monetization support through subscriptions, multi-tier navigation etc. Contact us if you are interested in adding these features to your Samsung SmartTV App or if you would like a Samsung SmartTV App developed for your organization.

Improvements for AOD content on iOS Devices
The AOD (Audio-On-Demand) Player now shows a player background image during playback on iOS devices (on Android devices it was already shown). The player background image can be uploaded through your Audio Channel Managers. For more information on how to upload a player background image click here.

New Template for Roku Apps
Lightcast.com’s PRO versions of its proprietary Roku SDKs and templates have been extended. Please contact us if you would like to upgrade your current Roku app to a new PRO design and future-proof it for Roku’s Channel Store updates in the near future.

AndroidTV and AppleTV Graphic Development Guide
We released a new AndroidTV and AppleTV Graphic development guide with tips and helpful instructions on how to develop AndroidTV and AppleTV graphics.
There are plenty of other technical improvements we've made over the past weeks to the benefit of our clients and users. Check them out and let us know what you think. Your feedback is greatly appreciated!

Featured ConnectedTV Channel of this Month: 

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At the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, we invite you on a journey to the land of the Bible to hear teachings, meet the people, and be inspired to discover more of God’s heart for Israel through captivating stories.

Lightcast also welcomes the following clients with their recently launched Roku, AndroidTV, FireTV and AppleTV Apps: BelieveTV Network - BTN, David Heavener TV, Liberty One Broadcasting, JUL-TV, Pro Wrestling Network, Bobby Hogan Ministries and Chaznick.