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Modena Windows client release notes

This article provides details of Modena Windows client revisions.

Modena Windows client


Released November 2022


  • Improved audio codec
  • Improved audio-video sync stability during presentation or videoconference
  • Search box can now be used with domain names in addition to IP addresses

Resolved Software Issues:

  • Fixed app not preventing Windows sleep mode during an active presentation


Released October 2021

Resolved Software Issues:

  • Fixed presentation “pulsating” after running for some time
  • Fixed unresponsive volume level when changed from Windows volume slider control
  • Fixed app crashing when searching for a primary hub with secondary hubs connected
  • Fixed links to online help


Released April 2021


  • Added a visual indication (app icon changes to a yellow exclamation mark) when network congestion and/or CPU overload are hindering smooth operation of the system
  • Added more supported frequencies for speaker audio

Resolved Software Issues:

  • Fixed issue where random corrupted audio could occur on speakers connected to Modena during presentations or wireless videoconferences
  • Fixed issue where call drops after 1 hour when using UC clients (Teams, Zoom, WebEx, etc.)
  • Fixed issue that could cause app to crash randomly during UC calls
  • Fixed issue with drivers seen on some Dell laptop models
  • Fixed issue with Windows not receiving presentations from MacOS devices


Released February 2021


  • Driver application renamed to “Browser Support Drivers Package” (BSDP)
  • Changed driver output image when not in session

Resolved Software Issues:

  • Fixed issue where app may spontaneously disconnect when presenting and using the camera
  • Fixed issue where audio does not work after computer enters sleep mode
  • Fixed issue with app crashing during multicam usage
  • Fixed issue causing crashes when using software encoding


Released November 2020

New Features:

  • Speaker/mic volume control now available from system tray


  • Added Auditorium and Multicam icons in the room list
  • Updated EULA (End-User License Agreement)

Resolved Software Issues:

  • Fixed issue where discovery list was limited to 20 rooms
  • Fixed issue where Pause icon overlay was not visible with toolbar closed
  • Fixed issue with power plan remaining active after application close
  • Fixed issue with changing primary screen while zoomed-in in presentation
  • Fixed issue where disconnecting from room while presenting prevents audio driver from working
  • Fixed issue where disconnecting extended screen while it's in use prevents the app from presenting
  • Fixed issue where receiver window hangs when multiple presenters quit presentation


Released September 2020

New Features:

  • None


  • None

Resolved Software Issues:

  • Fixed constantly restarting presentation with static content on Dell computers
  • Fixed occasional app crash or slowdowns when presenting a 4K display
  • Fixed hardware acceleration warning message preventing presentation

Released August 2020

New features:

  • None


  • General rebranding from “HRT Huddle Hub” to “Biamp Modena”
  • Improved audio-video synchronization
  • Improved audio-video responsiveness under high CPU/GPU usage
  • Improved presentation scaling quality on large (4K) displays
  • Improved installation procedure

Resolved Software Issues:

  • Fixed driver installation and update causing system crash
  • Fixed uninstall process that could remain incomplete
  • Fixed video driver appearing as “Composite Device” on Microsoft Teams
  • Fixed video driver appearing replicated as “nameless” on Zoom
  • Fixed app crash when presentation is stopped
  • Fixed correct app usage for a second Windows user
  • Fixed microphone not working when camera is not connected
  • Fixed app crash during log retrieval

Known issues:

  • Hardware acceleration not working with Nvidia GPUs (acceleration can be disabled from the Windows app settings)


Please note that releases prior to were made available under the HRT brand


New Windows release for compatibility with Huddle Hub firmware 4.0: 

  • New: Annotation feature
  • New: Whiteboard feature
  • New: Auditorium mode with USB input broadcasted to up to 150 participants
  • Improved: Huddle, Meeting, Auditorium modes available for all units

IMPORTANT: Version 4.0 unifies all existing Huddle Hub One SRE (Single Room Edition) and Huddle Hub One MRE (Multi Room Edition) units into a single Huddle Hub product. This update can only be installed manually. Please read Updating from firmware version 3.3 to version 4.0 for more information.

  • HDMI-sleep implemented also when "passcode for the first user" is enabled
  • Improved Direct3D checking during setup

  • New major release 
  • Installation of stand-alone Wireless USB drivers

  • Fixed bug on audio drivers compatibility

  • Fixed drivers compatibility with most recent Windows updates
  • Fixed logs collection procedure

  • Fixed compatibility with Microsoft Skype and Microsoft Teams

  • Fixed bug when opening the app menu and the screen zoom is not 100%
  • Minor big fixes

  • Improved uninstall/update procedure with system reboot
  • Internal big fixes


  • New Web Client (present and receive directly from the browser, no app installation required)
  • Increased number of Smart Rooms (3 additional virtual rooms, for a total of 1+6 rooms)
  • New "operating mode" setting (huddle room / meeting room / auditorium)
  • Improved presentation quality
  • Improved Wireless Camera features
  • Improved Wireless Camera devices compatibility
  • Full support for personal rooms
  • Mic/speakers settable sound level
  • Improved USB 2.0/3.0 compatibility 
  • New web admin and management system

  • Support for “Personal Rooms”, rooms that are always reserved for users or users groups
  • Improved app update procedure
  • Improved drivers update procedure  
  • Added shortcut for extended desktop presentation
  • Improved the app and Hub logging system, for troubleshooting
  • Bug fixes

  • Smoother start of presentations
  • Automatic resync of presentation in case of network/bandwidth congestion
  • Fixed audio driver bug

  • Fixed bug on drivers installation

  • New encoding engine, with substantial performance improvement when presenting from Windows computers

  • Bug fixing on latency at startup
  • Removed wireless AV capabilities when installing on older Windows systems (Windows 10 now required)

New major release:

Hub features

  • Turn any webcam into a Wireless camera (with full AV support)
  • Up to 6 concurrent presenters
  • Up to 150 participants per room
  • Quality parameters selection

Desktop and mobile apps

  • Smoother presentation on Windows (8 and 10) and MacOS
  • Consistent experience between mobile and desktop clients
  • Powerful auto-search and room list filter
  • New single file setup with launch/install option, without the need for admin rights
  • Easier driver installation (from within the app at any time, with admin rights)

  • fixed quality and resize bugs in when presenting from iOS and Android devices

  • added support for 3 new languages: French, German, Italian


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