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Opera will be soon in a Sony Bravia or Sony Blu-Ray player near you!
Opera has officially announced the 19th that its web browser will soon appears on all Sony’s TVs and Blu-Ray player/Burners. Schedule to hit be ship with Sony’s latest TVs introduced at CES or Yesterday in Japan (Sony Bravia Line-up) you will now be able to enjoy all Opera’s finest Widgets, as well as the future of the web thanks to HMTL5 without the hassle of Flash (not yet supported). An interesting move when you happen to know that Sony was one of Google TV biggest supporter, did Sony has already changed its mind?
The Opera Devices Software Developer Kit (SDK) is the cross-platform, standards-based backbone of Opera for connected TVs and Blu-ray Disc players. As a robust, open platform for creating web-standards-based solutions, Opera Devices SDK forms the ideal foundation for developing full web browsers and user interfaces. Opera brings customization and ease of content distribution to global markets by enabling the delivery of web applications, widgets, full web browsing and emerging standards such as HTML5, HbbTV and OIPF.
Previously, consumers were required to have multiple devices to surf the Internet while watching television. As more connected home electronics devices arrive in living rooms, Internet use is changing. The Internet is becoming more closely connected with people’s everyday life, such as the ability to enjoy video on-demand services on television, exchange opinions with friends through social networks about the program they are watching, and buy online directly from their televisions the items seen on TV dramas.
“The Web as we know it is evolving, and we are committed to making it more accessible across diverse devices,” said Christen Krogh, Chief Development Officer, Opera Software. “Our ability to address key hybrid broadcast-broadband initiatives in numerous markets makes us a natural fit with Sony. By delivering both a global viewpoint and the necessary technology, we are able to stay on the cutting edge of the industry.”