Receiving site Browsers

Using the Church Webcasting System, YouTube, etc. Including cameras and mixers.
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Receiving site Browsers

Postby telcommguy » Sat Sep 26, 2015 8:15 am

Why are Firefox (version 39 only) or Safari the only browsers supported with the Vidiu solution? Has anyone tried something else?

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Re: Receiving site Browsers

Postby justincy » Sat Sep 26, 2015 5:53 pm

The media player for the new broadcasting system uses Silverlight. Silverlight uses the NPAPI which is now disabled by default in Chrome. Older versions of IE should work though.

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Re: Receiving site Browsers

Postby lajackson » Sat Sep 26, 2015 7:03 pm

Well that's swift. So if I use my laptop (a normal occurrence), I have to roll Firefox back two versions to stream stake conference in a few weeks.

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Re: Receiving site Browsers

Postby russellhltn » Sun Sep 27, 2015 12:08 am

justincy wrote:Silverlight uses the NPAPI which is now disabled by default in Chrome.

"by default" suggests there's a way to enable it - no?
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Re: Receiving site Browsers

Postby rsidwell » Sun Sep 27, 2015 8:16 am

We just got our Vidiu and was wondering the same thing. I haven't yet, but was going to at least try the latest version of Firefox before trying to roll it back; browsers get updated more quickly than the Church's web pages! The later versions include lots of security fixes, so I don't want to roll back if I don't have to. Plus, I've heard there are some compatibility issues with Firefox 39 on Windows 10 that I'd rather not deal with.

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Receiving site Firefor Browser

Postby pete.arnett » Sun Sep 27, 2015 3:12 pm

Working today, 27Sep2015 a.m.
...Used Firefox version 41.0 and enabled Silverlight and it worked on a Windows 7 device
...Used Safari and it worked on an Apple iPad Air with IOS 9.0.1

Note: on Android Firefox would not work, could not load Silverlight


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