Android Standard Edition Release Notes

v1.9.0 - January 29, 2021

  • Fixed NPE in VASAdsMRAIDWebView
  • Fixed impression counting methodology discrepancy between native and banner creatives
  • Updated native impression calculation based on its container rather than each individual component.

v1.8.2 - December 8, 2020

  • Fix for VASAdsWebView crash
  • Adding onRenderProcessGone override in VASAdsWebViewClient

v1.8.1 - October 8, 2020

  • Fix for native click throughs on Android 11
  • Updated IAB OM SDK partner name to “Verizonmedia”

v1.8.0 - September 1, 2020

  • Certified against Android 11
  • Updated placements so that ad requests are paused while the application is backgrounded
  • Updated impression counting mechanism in inline, interstitial and native placements
  • Updated Open Measurement SDK to v1.3.9
  • Updated caching API

v1.7.0 - June 16, 2020

  • Fixed intermittent crash when an SSP report is sent before the SDK is initialized

v1.6.0 - June 3, 2020

  • Fixed crash with SSP reporter when payload gets large due to unavailable network connectivity
  • Fixed crash on video player when restoring a video playback session
  • Fixed crash when camera information is not available
  • Fixed crash in ThreadUtils when app is shutting down
  • Updated video ads to be muted when they are auto-played
  • Updated VAST video ad loading timeout from 5 to 30 seconds
  • Updated native component request timeout to 30 seconds
  • Fixed bug on URI PEX that resulted in the onAdLeftApplication callback not being called on exit
  • Updated log messages when OM SDK is not initialized

v1.5.0 - March 25, 2020

  • Added ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE as a required permission in AndroidManifest.xml
  • Fixed bug where mute and reply buttons are displayed under the video on Android 4.4
  • Fixed memory leaks in WebView and Native Placement
  • Fixed bug where OM SDK “resume” events were not being fired after app is brought back from background

v1.4.0 - February 10, 2020

  • Added Bidding Token API to support upstream server-to-server bidding providers
  • Added new environment metadata to ad requests to support native demand
  • Added ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE as a required permission in the integration guide
  • Fixed issue where US Privacy string needed to be set twice
  • Fixed crash that could occur when VAST creatives contained missing Open Measurement parameters

v1.3.1 - January 22, 2020

  • Fixed issue where native impression trackers were not fired when an ad was shown

v1.3.0 - December 10, 2019

  • Replaced setConsentData(Map<String, String> consentData, boolean restrictedOrigin) with setPrivacyData(Map<String, Object> privacyData) in VASAds. See the Privacy Settings Guide for more details
  • Moved Custom Targeting and Keywords data passing into the Extras map in RequestMetadata
  • Updated Open Measurement SDK and JS to v1.2.20
  • Fixed crash that occurred when fireImpression was called on a null inline ad instance

v1.2.1 - October 25, 2019

  • Removed all permissions from the SDK’s “bundled” manifest except INTERNET
  • Migrated from play-services-ads to play-services-ads-identifier
  • Fixed crash that occurred when getExternalFilesDir returned null during ad load

v1.2.0 - September 26, 2019

  • Certified against Android 10
  • Changed placement cache behavior so that ads in the cache are now completely loaded and ready to be displayed
  • Removed error log for missing omVendors parameters
  • Fixed issue where inline ads in an expanded state were not automatically closed when destroyed
  • Fixed issue where no-fills could be reported as errors
  • Fixed crash due to VASTActivity NPE

v1.1.4 - July 29, 2019

  • Fixed issue where attempting to initialize without a Site ID may result in a crash

v1.1.3 - July 1, 2019

  • Fixed crash occurring when an interstitial ad was destroyed prior to the user dismissing it

v1.1.2 - June 27, 2019

  • Internal release (not generally available)

v1.1.1 - May 15, 2019

  • Added support for OM SDK measurement for Native ads
  • Added support for Custom Chrome Tabs for web and native content
  • Added a client-side video completion callback to the interstitial placement to support rewarded video publishers
  • Updated Native Placement API to support upstream mediation
  • Updated audio volume tracking to reduce code complexity
  • Updated Google Play Services dependency to “compileOnly” to support apps with varying versions
  • Fixed issue where placement cache requests would only return one ad
  • Fixed issue where Creative Info was unavailable for Exchange ads
  • Fixed crash due to VASActivity NPE
  • Fixed issue where Google Advertising ID was not available on initial ad request

v1.1.0 - April 25, 2019

  • Internal release (not generally available)

v1.0.2 - March 5, 2019

  • Fixed issue where Site ID may not be sent on ad or bid requests

v1.0.1 - February 25, 2019

  • GA release of the Verizon Ads SDK Standard Edition