Scala Announces Scala 5 Release 6.1

Scala 5 Release 6.1 provides key new features that enhance the Scala 5 series.

Exton, PA November 05, 2012


Scala, Inc. announces today the launch of Scala 5 Release 6.1. This update of Scala 5 encompasses an array of new features for Scala Designer, Content Manager and Player.

Among the headline features for Release 6.1 are: Extending Active Directory / LDAP support to include authorization of user roles and workgroups, support for interactive Adobe Flash clips with multi-touch capabilities which can co-exist with Scala buttons, Scala Script pages can now be logged for playback audit purposes, simplified log retrieval of the Content Manager logs, rich new visual effects for text and other element for "Complex Writing Systems" and streamlining of user-interface in Scala Designer.

"Scala 5 Release 6.1 is a continuation of our efforts to make the Scala Platform the most stable, secure and innovative platform on the market," says Clive Fort, director of product management, "It delivers new and exciting features based on feedback from our clients, and maintains our tradition of leadership and innovation in the industry."

Scala 5 Release 6.1 support for "Complex Writing Systems", which includes languages such as Thai, Hindi, Arabic and Hebrew, now make it possible to apply new fill patterns to the face of text, apply shadow, outline, backdrop or bevel to any object type. Additionally, Scala Content Manager is now available in Finnish, making it the 19th supported language.

Scala 5 Release 6.1 can be downloaded from http://www.scala.com/updates.

About Scala
Driving more than 500,000 screens worldwide, Scala is a leading global provider of digital signage solutions. Scala is the world's first connected signage company, offering the leading platforms for content creation, management and distribution in digital signage networks and the first unified platform for advertising management of both traditional and digital signage networks. Scala is headquartered near Philadelphia, Pa., and has subsidiaries in The Netherlands, France, Norway, Germany, Japan and India, as well as more than 500 partners in more than 90 countries.

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