SHIELD Experience Upgrade 7.2.3

What the New Nvidia SHEILD Experience Upgrade Means For You





Another SHIELD Experience Update

You have to give Nvidia credit. Because their media player/game machine has to be the single most updated Android box ever built. Their new update is out.

Here is what the Nvidia Shield Experience 7.2.3 has to offer:

This fix is primarily a point release, addressing most of the issues uncovered in our 7.2 release. This release will include a few enhancements.

Enhancements:
• Includes security fixes up to Android December 2018 bulletin
• Adds option to restart Wi-Fi service if wireless APs are not visible (Settings > Network > Restart Wi-Fi)
• Adds NAS write support for Emby Media Server (requires Emby Media Server 4.1.0.10 or later)
• Adds more customization options for HDMI-CEC power control
• Adds support for wired XBOX Elite controller

Bug Fixes:
Storage
• Fixes bug where SD cards were not detected reliably
• Improves reliability when manually mounting NAS to SHIELD

HDMI
• Resolves HDMI-CEC reliability issues for Soundbars
• Fixed display blanking bug when refresh rate or display resolution changes
• Resolves HDCP issues observed on Bauhn/Kogan TVs

Network
• Resolve issues when scanning for wireless APs after disabling ethernet
• Resolves issue where SHIELD would not detect or connect to Wi-Fi APs
• Improves detection and reporting of low power channels when scanning for Wi-Fi APs
• Adds Wi-Fi Restart as an option in customizable quick settings
• Addresses issue where Wi-Fi would drop from 5GHz to 2GHz (disables Wi-Fi roaming)

Accessories:
• [SHIELD remote 2017] Fixes bug where short button presses were detected incorrectly
• [SHIELD remote 2017] Fixes fast battery drain issue
• Fixes bugs affecting 3rd party controllers
• Fixes XBOX One button functionality
• Fixes rare occurrence where IR commands stop working on SHIELD remote (2017) and controller (2017) until restart
• Fire TV remote mic button opens microphones on SHIELD accessories for Google Assistant/voice search

Misc:
• Resolves issue in PLEX where media stored on NAS shows as unavailable
• Fixes issue where USB web camera preview is zoomed in
• Fixes issue where buzzing sound would be heard when enabling Stereo upmix
• [SHIELD Pro] Resolved issue where device imagery not present on pairing screen
• Fixes issue where release notes display an android icon
• Adds toast message when Release Notes is displayed
• Resolves issue where green line visible at bottom/right of screen during playback
• Resolves bug where “Power off” was missing in Settings > About

Latest accessory firmware versions:
• SHIELD controller (2017): v1.28
• SHIELD controller (2015): v1.96/99/3.71/0.32
• SHIELD remote (2017): v1.41
• SHIELD remote (2015): v.1.32

Known Issues:
• CEC with Samsung TV’s wakes on it’s own after going to sleep.
• Plex takes 30 seconds to start a video on SMB V3 NAS. Workaround for now is configure NAS to SMB V1.
• Screen corruption/crash/android frameworks restart during video playback.
• Streaming from high latency network services has lower bandwidth than expected.
• Rare occurrences of Wifi disconnect which requires a restart to recover.
• Rare occurrences of USB drives being ejected.
• Colorimetry feature puts REC709 4k Videos into REC2020 in Youtube.
• Hauppauge DVB-T EU tuners don’t find all available channels in Plex.

Source: NVIDIA Technical Support

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