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Dianemo Revealed - Athena UI & Orbiter Device Compatibility
« on: March 08, 2015, 01:59:23 am »
The Dianemo Athena UI & Orbiter is compatible with any modern HTML5 browser and the standard UI skin requires a minimum display resolution of 1024 x 768. We also provide a free iOS iPad App and will introduce a free Android App later this year too.

The following Android devices have been reported to support and work well with Athena Orbiter;

- Tesco Hudl 2
- Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (Android 4.4 Kitkat)
- LG G Pad 8.3
- Lenovo Yoga 10 HD+
- Google Nexus 7
- Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2
- Google Nexus 9
- Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
- ASUS Memo Pad 8 (Android Kitkat 4.4)
- ASUS Phone Pad 7 LTE (Android Kitkat 4.4)
- Sony Xperia Z3 (Android Lollipop 5.0)
- Google Nexus 6 (Android Lollipop)
- HTC One M8 ( Android 4.4 Kitkat + HTC Sense 6.0)
- Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (Android 4.4.4 Kitkat)
- Samsung Galaxy S5 (Android 4.4 Kitkat)
- Samsung Galaxy S6 (Android Lollipop 5.1)
- Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (Android Lollipop 5.1)

If you have used Athena with another device please let us know by posting here in this thread with Device model, OS Version & Browser version.

All the best

Andy

« Last Edit: May 20, 2015, 05:56:14 pm by totallymaxed »
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Re: Dianemo Revealed - Athena UI & Orbiter Device Compatibility
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2015, 01:55:34 pm »
Hi Andy,
In previous posts regarding Athena UI you have discussed user configurable skins using html editors etc. Can separate skins be used to run on different devices? I am specifically interested in designing a UI for tv osd control which mimics current UI2 but in a vertical form. This would be separate from the UI used on tablets and or phones.

I am wanting to retain on screen UI on many of my tvs and am interested in the best approach with Athena to do this. This seemed the better place to pose this, but please move as required.

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Re: Dianemo Revealed - Athena UI & Orbiter Device Compatibility
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2015, 02:31:28 pm »
Hi Andy,
In previous posts regarding Athena UI you have discussed user configurable skins using html editors etc. Can separate skins be used to run on different devices? I am specifically interested in designing a UI for tv osd control which mimics current UI2 but in a vertical form. This would be separate from the UI used on tablets and or phones.

I am wanting to retain on screen UI on many of my tvs and am interested in the best approach with Athena to do this. This seemed the better place to pose this, but please move as required.

Thanks
Garath

Hi Garath,

Yes you are very much on the right track with your thinking. What you've described is pretty much exactly in line with how multiple devices will be handled. The current Athena stack does not support this yet though. We are working on an updated version that will enable unlimited multiple skins to be supported so that any kind of device/display can be supported.

Our current Athena UI skin is a responsive design (up to a point) and we are close to having the skin work with both phone, tablet and desktop display sizes. However there are still changes required in the underlying libraries so that multiple skins can be supported simultaneously.

If you regularly update your Dianemo X86 installation you will see new Orbiter UI package updates get installed - these are revs of the Orbiter libraries and the skin to support the above. So these changes area already being rolled out. We also have a new iOS App in final testing that supports both iPhone & iPad devices (the current App does not support iPhones).

Best

Andy
Andy Herron,
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