Using the Kaltura V2 Player Mobile Skin

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Kaltura V2  Player Mobile Display

The new Kaltura Player v2 Mobile Display is designed to display only the native device’s configuration settings and to minimize the plugin configuration icons on your display.The new Kaltura Player V2 mobile skin is available and can be enabled for Kaltura v2.46 players and later. See How to Enable the Mobile Player Display.

When a player loads on any device, the player uses the device’s (native) configuration settings exclusively. The native device is triggered to invoke the relevant selections in the menu.   

 

V2 Mobile Player Display

 

The following player features/plugins are displayed when you pause viewing:

  • Scrubber timeline
  • Full screen button
  • Share if configured

All other player features/plugins are contained in the Settings Icon and the Options Menu (in smart containers). The default display for the Settings Icon, Options menu, and the Share icon are in the upper right region of the video display.

Share Icon

Press Share to display and select the social media options available to share your media.
A link is displayed to the media’s URL to use to embed into other sites.

Settings Icon

The Settings icons relate to the configurable playback settings that include:

All other player features and plugins are nested in the Options Menu.

Quality Settings  

Click to select an option from the Quality Settings menu that appears on your device.

For example – iPad Quality Settings:

 

Playback Speed

Click to select the Playback Speed value from the menu that appears on your device.

For example – iPad Playback Speed:

Closed Captions

Click Closed Captions to select one of the captions’ languages from the menu that appears on your device.

Options Menu

Click on the Options to open the following plugins.

Info

Click on Info to obtain information about the video. For example the video’s Name, Description and the number of views.

Related

Click on Related to display related videos.

Report

Click on Report to report content as inappropriate or provide administrators with additional moderation information. Use the drop down menu to select your reason for reporting this content as inappropriate or enter other relevant information.

 

How to Enable the Mobile Player Display

The mobile player display is disabled by default and needs to be enabled.

To enable via the KMC

  1. Select the Universal Studio tab and select a player from the Players List.
  2. Select the Plugins icon.
  3. Click on UI Variables and then click Add.
  4. Add Enableplayer.EnableMobileSkin to the key field, and ‘true’ to the Value field.
  5. Click Save Player Settings.

 

 

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