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October 2019 Formuler Z8 Software Update

Firmware Version: v1.4.42

MYTVOnline 2 Version: v7.5.2

Hello folks,

Thank you all for waiting for this moment. We are very excited to announce new software release for Formuler Z8 and MYTVOnline2 today.

In this update, powerful features are added, and several known issues are fixed. These release notes provide the most up-to-date information about new features, known issues, and improvements so please read them through for more information.

One awesome feature added is support for PiP (picture-in-picture). Now, those of you who want to watch two favorite live events at the same time can actually watch them together on your TV screen through MYTVOnline2. This PiP feature will give you a more powerful and exciting TV viewing experience. Moreover, USB ATSC terrestrial tuner support (for Over-the-Air Local Television), as well as Closed Captions for the hearing impaired are available.

We recommend users download and install this update to bring better features and more stable functionality to Z8 devices.

Download the OTA software updates directly from your device using the built-in software update app.

Release Notes:


New Features

ㆍRemote configuration deployment tools

- Ask a Formuler representative for more details

MYTVOnline 2

New Features

ㆍAdd support for USB ATSC (Over-the-air) terrestrial tuners:

- Geniatech A681

- Hauppauge 955Q

- Access local OTA channels from Main Menu > Connections > Terrestrial

ㆍAdd picture-in-picture support for XC API and M3U portals

- Access PiP from the on-screen toolbar

- Press and hold OK on the remote to change the PiP channel

ㆍAdd support for Closed Captions for the hearing impaired

- Access CC subtitles from Live > Options > Subtitle menu on supported streams

Fixes & Improvements

ㆍFIX: USB Timeshift bug

ㆍFIX: Random crash while viewing Single EPG or Classic List

ㆍFIX: Black screen appears under certain circumstances

ㆍFIX: “EPG Loading” message doesn’t disappear under certain circumstances

ㆍFIX: Portal fails to connect when MOL2 is set as the startup app and WiFi is the active ㆍㆍconnection

ㆍFIX: Unable to play stream due to SPACE character in playback URL

ㆍFIX: Cannot connect to certain portals due to HTTP redirection issue

ㆍFIX: System reboots after connecting to certain portals

ㆍFIX: Unable to play streams after connecting to certain XC API portals

General bug fixes and improvements.

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