AppleTV App

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    Raul Navarro

    Our school district is rolling out 1:1 with iPads, also prividing macbooks and AppleTVs. We would like to move away from chromebits and use AppleTV hardware as we can push apps and configuration profiles at will.

    Bumping this request. Don't let that "need more demand" excuse bit you in the butt later in the near future. There are companies out there now that are supporting AppleTV. If we can get the commodities of RiseVision's feature and the accessible price that this company continues to offer, it would be fantastic and wouldn't lose customer.

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    Kaden Christensen

    Hello Jason,

     

    Thank you for the feature request! I will pass this along, however we don't currently have any plans to support additional hardware. This may change in the future as we have more demand for additional supported platforms such as AppleTV.

    Thanks!

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    Justin Lewis

    We have been relatively pleased with Risevision over the years we’ve had the service.  However, as our campuses have nearly completed the switch to exclusively Apple hardware, I am going to be moving to a Apple TV based solution for our digital signage.  I’ve never been especially pleased with the Ubuntu boxes we have (they’ve aged badly), and with our tech staff focused on Apple devices, I can’t justify upgrading our media players to new Ubuntu/Windows boxes when Apple TV’s are working so well for us in all other areas on campus.  

     

    I’d love to still use the Risevision front end only with Apple Tv’s for my hardware —- I’ve always felt Risevision’s price/performance was very fair, my content creators are happy, and my service/support interactions have always been positive.  I’d hate to have to switch to an unknown because I’m locked into windows/ubuntu boxes that would not only be one-off’s in our environment (creating an additional burden on tech staff to understand and maintain unfamiliar hardware), but would be unmanageable, as they aren’t tvOS devices. 

     

    I know I’m not alone in moving in the same direction in the education space, so i bump this, as well.  Any updated thoughts on supporting the Apple TV.  I’d rather wait a few months if something was being considered than make a move and something be introduce shortly after.  Conversely,  If this simply isn’t something you are considering, I might as well move forward with  plans to upgrade media players and move to a different service provide in the near term. 

     

     

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    Dennis Blair

    I am hoping that RiseVision will soon develop an App that run on an AppleTV.

    Many of our TV displays are dual purpose.  We use them for digital signage, then can switch to using them for meetings using AirPlay or with Ditto.  This requires two different solutions to drive the features.  

    If we could run everything from the AppleTV we would have much better performance, with less hardware.

    PLEASE - Try to make this a priority!

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    Chris Miller

    Hi all,

    We are just starting out with your product and really like it.  But I have to agree, many schools are moving to Apple TVs and have a method for management.  It is also a very cost effect solution for school and offers great processing power to handle video.  

    I would encourage you to look to develop a tvOS app. 

    Thanks,

    -clm

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    Darius Aleksas

    I've been here for a long time now. There were no many requests for the app for Apple devices. I am not saying they should not do that. It's just not enough of you out there to justify the cost of development and support considering how much they have already on their plate.

    Have you tried asking Apple people for the digital signage software? Why do they think such an app is not worth developing?

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    Shea Darlison

    Hi Eric,

    I'm the Head of Product at Rise Vision. Thank you for taking the time to add your feedback to this thread. 

    Apple TV isn’t on our roadmap currently because, other than this thread, we haven’t gotten many requests for it. Creating a player for Apple TV is a big investment, and when only a handful of people have requested it, it’s hard to make that case.

    If the demand for Apple TV changes and enough customers request it, I’ll definitely reconsider that position.

    If you have questions, you can send me an email (shea.darlison@risevision.com) and I'd be happy to get on a call. I also responded to the ticket you submitted.

    Thanks!
    Shea

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    Ben Courtade

    Consider this another request for it.  Apple TVs are in every classroom and conference room of our buildings and they are fully managed using our mobile device management software.  It will be a necessary feature as we evaluate digital signage going forward.  

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    Robb Price

    Hi there Dennis,

    At this time developing our App for the AppleTV is not a priority, and to be completely honest, with our current path, I am not sure this is something we are ever going to investigate.

    I appreciate you bringing it up though.

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    Robb Price

    Thanks Chris!

    As I told Dennis, as this time it is not a priority, but we will be sure to let people know if this changes.

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    The Woodstock Academy (WA)

    Hi Robb,

    I appreciate your response here, and apologize in advance if this message comes off wrong.

    As many of your customers have stated, that this IS a priority for us. I'm wondering why when multiple customers are asking for something, how that translates to it not being a priority internally? Shouldn't your customers and customer feature requests be the top priority? 

    For us, this would also be a huge asset for our district moving forward.

    Again, I apologize if that came off wrong - it's just intended as a question to know where the priority is, if it is not in customer requests.

    Thanks for you in advanced,
    Eric

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    Shea Darlison

    Thanks for letting us know Ben. 

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    Dennis Blair

    RiseVision,

    If you were to poll the various accounts at RiseVision you would find that nearly all of them would appreciate having a  App for RiseVision on AppleTV.

    Today we have to purchase separate device (NUC, PC or some other media player) to display this content.

    With the AppleTV you have the perfect platform to push content out.  Not to mention it becomes much cheaper to support.

    If this is a licensing issue or problem with Apple, please be honest with us and say so.

    As others have said, if you hear it from a few, many are wanting it but not taking the time to request it.  At some point, they will look for other solutions other than this one that will work on AppleTV.  Just  a thought.

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    Shea Darlison

    Hi Dennis, 

    I appreciate the feedback. 

    We're planning on doing a survey to gauge the demand for Apple TV.

    At this point in time I don't believe there's any licensing issues or problems with Apple that would prevent us from pursuing it. 

    I agree with you that lots of people probably don't want to take the time to request it, and we factor that into our decisions. 

    Thanks

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