Release Note - Firmware Version 50-17-090201-15-QPG-40x-000

   1. Requires NMT apps 00-17-090115-15-QPG-40x
   2. Browser / System
         1. Improvement on font engine character rendering (30% speed up)
         2. faster navigation on local drives
         3. Use numeric key to input item number to jump to the page where item is located
         4. Improved fileplayer speed
         5. Hebrew translation added
         6. Fixed HDMI display output blackout issue for auto EDID
         7. Discrete RC (Logitech) scancode fix
         8. Updated network share and webservices language packs.
         9. Removed EXT2 option for NMT installation
        10. Note: due to long term reliability issue with EXT2 on device that is frequently turned off abruptly
        11. Additional symbols can be input from "1" key
        12. HTTP download manager (only works with links with special "download" attributes.
        13. File player hide Recycle Bin folder
        14. Fixed 'TV MODE' + '3' key handling bug
        15. Fixed recovery kernel no red screen displayed
        16. Browser image caching fix, should fix some YAMJ crashes or no image issue.
        17. Fixed HDD spin-up during standby
        18. Fixed slow loading of HTML pages
   3. Web Services
         1. New UI
               1. customizable icon feature with browse image utility (need NMT apps)
               2. bug fixes on customizable service icon with browse feature.
         2. Web Services page modification
               1. Fixed a saveremove service bug
               2. Now able to customise JPGBMP icon
         3. Fixed slow IR response while playback Internet Radio
         4. Immediate response to STOP during Internet video streaming
         5. Fine-tune Web Service UI
   4. Network
         1. Improved SMB server startup time
         2. Improved browsing time for SMB client
         3. Atheros USB WiFi stability fixes
         4. Fixed SMB client hostname resolution picked up wrong IP address from the IP list
         5. Fixed file copy failed from HDD to SMBNFS with names containing whitespace
         6. Fixed UPnP AV server playall issue broken in previous release
         7. Fixed Samba server halts after device name change
         8. Torrent client is now by default Transmission (btpd removed)
         9. IMPORTANT NOTE Please ensure completion with previous downloads with BTPD, as new Transmission client cannot inherit previous downloads. Fixed torrent schedule page not working
        10. Fixed occasionally newly created SMBNFS shares doesn't show up in media source list
        11. Atheros USB WiFi added support for TP-Link v2 stick
        12. Fixed persistent private IP when DHCP server unavailable (e.g. cross-cable connection etc)
   5. Playback
         1. Bookmarkresume for single playback
               1. 10 bookmarks available now
               2. Press stop to bookmark the last video playback
               3. Press enter play with focus on bookmarked clip to resume
               4. Press 0 to start from beginning of clip
         2. Auto framerate synchronisation
               1. Framerate sync function in ISO playback, only for 50,60Hz modes (PALNTSC)
               2. switch to NTSC(60Hz) when selected mode not applicable.(previously, it will follow TV mode selected)
               3. Use 59.94 for NTSC when matching content detected.
               4. Fixed incorrect data shown on infobar.
               5. Fixed after ISO playback, screen goes blank when framerate sync kicks in
         3. Improved info display
               1. Disable incorrect video MPEG12 VBR display.
               2. Fixed incorrect framerate info for video playback (.mov, .mp4).
               3. Fixed video bitrate calculation error (less 1 packet every second)
               4. Modified infobar UI (height, spacing and text displayed)
               5. Fixed info bar losing text after paused
               6. Improved accuracy of mpeg12 bitrate information
         4. Photo app
               1. Fixed JPEG (PNG TIFF transcode) from myiHome server cannot be displayed
               2. Fade-In Fade-out effect added for photo transition
               3. Enable large jpeg rotation. (downscale before rotate)
               4. Fixed faded color for jpeg at 360-deg rotation
         5. TV Type setting for DVD playback
               1. the TV type setting is now working for DVD video playback (43 and 169 only, 1610 will treat as 169)
         6. DVD Menu
               1. new popup menu if MENU key on PCH remote controller is pressed
               2. user can select to jump to ROOT, TITLE, CHAPTER.... etc from the menu
         7. Modified progressive zoom and pan in ISOIFO playback
         8. Removed updown keys as prevnext tracktd
         9. VCD .DAT playback fixed using soft demux
        10. Fixed repeat keypress in myiHome when playback audio caused picture playback to halt
        11. Improved handling of MKV H.264 profile and vlevel.
        12. Fixed cannot stream MPEG from UPnP AV server, liveTV
        13. Fixed .pls file unable to start when playback locally (HDDSMBNFS)
        14. .m3u playlist supported.
        15. Fixed TS with stream6 as teletext playback cause out of memoryFixed MKV H264 L4.1 pixelated video issue
        16. Fixed MKV H264 L4.1 pixelated video issue
        17. Fixed ISO over SMB stutter issue, when no HDD attached
   6. Subtitle
         1. Fixed Hebrew SRT subtitle containing invalid character
         2. Fixed subtitle parsing with BOM (UTF8 support only)
         3. Thai subtitle support
         4. Fixed wrong character rendered in Thai subtitle
         5. Changed default subtitle font size to 28 and Y offset to 10
         6. Exception handling in SSA subtitle parsing
         7. Slight adjustment of subtitle position

Installation instructions:

   1. Unzip into the root of your USB thumbdrive. Browse to usbupdate.html to update.
   2. Please DO NOT power off the unit during firmware update, as it will render your unit inoperational.