Roku Release Notes & Limitation

Since Roku is a device designed for streaming, it's limited in processing power, storage, and capability. This article describes the limitations in terms of using the device for Digital Signage applications.

1) OptiSigns App on Roku supports: 

  • Images, Videos, Documents
  • Canvas, Templates, Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive apps
  • Playlist, Schedule
  • Portrait, Landscape mode, screen rotation

2) Not supported (these are the limitations specific to the Roku Platform):

  • All other apps such as Social Media, YouTube, News, Streaming videos, etc.
  • SplitScreen display.
  • Roku has small storage, be mindful of how much content you would like to cache on it.
  • Advanced features of playlists such as shuffle, and background music.
  • Advanced features of the designer tool such as animations, transitions, and widgets. 
  • Advanced features of schedules such as default content. 

In summary, currently, you can reliably use the OptiSigns app on Roku to display images slide shows, and playlists.

Other features will not function correctly due to the limitations of the Roku platform. 


If you need more features, please consider our Pre-Configured Android Stick

 

If you have any additional questions, concerns, or any feedback about OptiSigns, feel free to reach out to our support team at support@optisigns.com