Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Opera Browser coming to new Sony Bravia Internet Video Link
Posted on 31-Aug-2007 20:38 | Tags Filed under: News



Sony Electronics has selected the Opera browser for Sony's new BRAVIA Internet Video Link, a module that attaches to the back of new Bravia televisions to access select free Internet video content. Opera will be used as the browser technology of the system and enable browsing of the available Internet video content that can be streamed directly to the television from providers such as Yahoo!, AOL and Crackle.

The BRAVIA Internet Video Link is available for a majority of Sony's 2007 BRAVIA televisions including flat-panel LCD and SXRD and 3LCD micro-displays HDTVs. The module links the television set directly through HDMI and USB connections and connects to broadband Internet service providers via an Ethernet connection. The content can then be accessed directly on the TV without use of a personal computer.

The BRAVIA Internet Video Link module uses the Opera 9 SDK for Devices to bring video from the Web to the TV screen, and allows Sony to perform the integration themselves. Opera's SDK is a complete toolkit that delivers the power of Web technology to any device, allowing for complete user interfaces to be quickly created and easily updated or customized for customers.

Opera's browser allows users of Sony's Internet Video Link to easily navigate select Internet video content from the content providers and display it on the TV.

The BRAVIA Internet Video Link is currently planned for deployment in the United States only. It is currently available at Sony Style, sonystyle.com and at authorized Sony dealers across the country.






comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

iPhone 8/iPhone X, impressions?
Created by surfisup1000, last reply by alasta on 19-Sep-2017 18:42 (295 replies)
Pages... 18 19 20


Auckland Airport fuel supply obliterated by digger
Created by Batman, last reply by k1wi on 20-Sep-2017 00:26 (138 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


When did we become America
Created by BTR, last reply by tripper1000 on 19-Sep-2017 21:35 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


How to backup/copy an iphone app?
Created by Batman, last reply by scuwp on 19-Sep-2017 19:37 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


Imminent iPhone update to wipe out 32-bit apps
Created by Davy, last reply by surfisup1000 on 19-Sep-2017 23:04 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


New Vodafone Plans
Created by alasta, last reply by Linux on 18-Sep-2017 20:47 (84 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Vodafone ping down?
Created by 01EG, last reply by 01EG on 16-Sep-2017 18:26 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


Sky blames piracy for lost customers. Sky: it's time to wake up and smell the coffee.
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by tdgeek on 19-Sep-2017 20:34 (479 replies)
Pages... 30 31 32