iOS Standard Edition Release Notes

v1.14.1 - Aug 26, 2021

  • Fixed issue where Flurry Segments were not loading upon startup

v1.14.0 - Aug 16, 2021

  • Improved support for Header Bidding. Header Bidding 2.0, a more robust in-app bidding solution that includes skAdNetwork support for app-install campaigns, rewarded video ad format and Flurry Audience Segments to maximise publisher revenue.
  • Added support for iOS 15.
  • Added support for XCFramework.
  • Added support for skAdNetwork 2.0 for app install campaigns via Header Bidding.
  • Added support for Rewarded Video ad format in interstitial placements with companion end-cards for Header Bidding 2.0 and direct mediation.
  • Updated Privacy API that allows publishers more control in order to comply with regulations such as GDPR, COPPA and Apple’s App Transparency Framework.
  • Updated to VZM SSP Playlist Api v5.0.
  • Updated OM SDK to 1.3.19.
  • Fixed bug where deeplinks could not be opened using the in-app web browser.

v1.13.0 - May 11, 2021

  • Added support for SKAdNetwork. See the SDK Integration Guide to learn how to add Verizon Media’s skAdNetwork ID in your app’s Info.plist file.
  • Updated minimum Xcode support version to 12.0.
  • Updated SDK to SSP Waterfall version 4.0.
  • Updated SDK to SSP Reporting API version 5.0.

v1.12.1 - April 28, 2021

  • Fixed reported version info for configuration.

v1.12.0 - April 26, 2021

  • Fixed issue where gdpr value was sometimes being overwritten based on other privacy settings and App Tracking Transparency.
  • Migrated components from Bintray to JFrog Cloud due to Bintray End of Life.

v1.11.0 - April 9, 2021

  • Replaced edition specific initialization API with edition agnostic API.
  • Upgraded VAS SDK Components to Xcode 12.4.

v1.10.0 - February 19, 2021

  • Internal Release

v1.9.0 - January 29, 2021

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

v1.8.1 - October 26, 2020

  • Fixed duplicate symbol issue.

v1.8.0 - September 22, 2020

  • Added support for iOS 14
  • Added support for App Transparency Framework (ATT)
  • Updated SDK delivery mechanism to static frameworks in Cocoapods
  • Updated placements to pause ad requests while the application is backgrounded
  • Updated impression counting mechanism in inline, interstitial and native placements
  • Updated Open Measurement SDK to v1.3.9
  • Updated placement cache API

v1.7.0 - June 16, 2020

  • Internal release

v1.6.0 - June 3, 2020

  • Fixed crash with SSP reporter when payload gets large due to unavailable network connectivity
  • Fixed bug where StoreKit urls were not loading as a modal inside the webview
  • Updated video ads to be muted when they are auto-played
  • Updated SSP reporter timeout to 15 seconds
  • Updated native component request timeout to 30 seconds
  • Updated VAST video ad loading timeout from 5 to 30 seconds
  • Updated log messages when OM SDK is not initialized

v1.5.0 - March 25, 2020

  • Fixed memory leaks with Native Placement, Super Auction and as a result of VASAds retain cycles
  • Fixed component override of default PEX actions
  • Removed usage of sharedInstance in VASAds

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
  • Fixed issue where US Privacy string needed to be set twice
  • Fixed issue where some urls could be unnecessarily encoded
  • Removed UIImagePickerController reference

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:(NSDictionary<NSString *, id>*)consentData fromRestrictedOrigin:(BOOL)restrictedOrigin with setPrivacyData:(NSDictionary<NSString *, id>*) privacyData in VASAds. See the Privacy Settings Guide for more details
  • Moved Custom Targeting and Keywords data passing into the Extras map in RequestMetadata

v1.2.2 - November 21, 2019

  • Fixed crash that could occur when downloading VAST videos
  • Updated Open Measurement SDK and JS to v1.2.20, which removed references to UIWebView

v1.2.1 - October 14, 2019

  • Fixed issue where concurrent property access during SDK operation could result in a crash

v1.2.0 - September 26, 2019

  • Added support for iOS 13
  • Updated modalPresentationStyle to UIModalPresentationFullScreen for all modals
  • Changed placement cache behavior so that ads in the cache are now completely loaded and ready to be displayed
  • Fixed issue where no-fills could be reported as errors
  • Fixed issue where a modal could not be dismissed if an inline ad refreshed while it was in view

v1.1.4 - August 09, 2019

  • Fixed issue where an ad request would result in a crash because of missing data

v1.1.3 - July 17, 2019

  • Fixed issue where multiple simultaneous ad requests could result in a crash

v1.1.2 - May 15, 2019

  • Added support for OM SDK measurement for Native ads
  • Added support for opening App Store URLs with StoreKit for 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
  • Removed privacy-sensitive iOS API usage (Calendar, Photo Library, Bluetooth)
  • 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 a deadlock when an InterstitialAd instance is released inside the interstitialAdDidShow: callback
  • Fixed memory leak in the Native Placement
  • Fixed issue where Inline refresh timer would fire too early when app returned from the background
  • Fixed issue where the close region for a resized ad may be closer to the center of the screen than its expected position in the top-right corner
  • Fixed issue where tapping the countdown timer for a VAST vertical video would trigger a skip
  • Fixed issue where refreshRate was not sent on waterfall requests
  • Fixed issue where device language was sent incorrectly on waterfall requests
  • Fixed issue where user agent was sent incorrectly on waterfall requests for iOS 12.2+

v1.1.1 - May 13, 2019

  • Internal release (not generally available)

v1.1.0 - May 10, 2019

  • Internal release (not generally available)

v1.0.5 - March 20, 2019

  • Fixed possible namespace collisions in some of our categories and class extensions

v1.0.4 - March 6, 2019

  • Fixed race condition that could result in a crash at request time

v1.0.3 - March 1, 2019

  • Updated inline, interstitial and native placements’ factory and ad delegate callbacks to prevent collisions

v1.0.2 - February 25, 2019

  • GA release of the Verizon Ads SDK Standard Edition