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Industry partners showcase the Opera browser at IBC

September 5, 2006

Oslo, Norway - September 5, 2006

 

Visitors to IBC will not lack any opportunities to witness the Opera browser in action. With several partners demoing the Opera browser on their devices at IBC booths, visitors can experience browsing Opera-style on set-top boxes, personal media players or as part of a software stack.

 

Partners demoing Opera at their IBC booths include:

 

Amino - stand #5.238

 

Amino is the specialist in products and technology for IPTV, triple-play, and in-home multimedia distribution. Visit Amino's stand for more information on full Web browsing and middleware solutions rendered with Opera on Amino's set-top boxes.

 

ARCHOS - stand #M142/M143

 

ARCHOS is a global consumer electronics manufacturer and leader in portable digital entertainment solutions. Stop by the ARCHOS and play with the Web on the new ARCHOS A604WIFI, featuring the Opera browser.

 

Dreampark - stand #4.145

 

Dreampark provides middleware for next generation TV. Find out more about their use of Opera for their Dreamgallery middleware rendering at their stand.

 

Industria

 

View Industria's solution at the Bitband (stand #5.232), ForeTV (stand #8.319) and Telsey (stand #5.320) stands and find out more about how Opera is used to render Industria Zignal middleware.

 

IntAct - stand #5.238

 

IntAct is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amino Technologies plc, and was established as a spin-off company in early 2006. IntAct licenses hardware designs and the IntActâ„¢ IPTV software stack to operators, OEMs and semiconductor manufacturers, enabling them to supply IPTV set-top boxes and gateways for large scale deployments. Talk to IntAct representatives at their stand for more information about Opera's integration with IntAct's software stack.

 

Pirelli Broadband Solutions - stand #5.111

 

Pirelli Broadband Solutions specializes in broadband access technology for CPE and photonics solutions for next-generation networks. Stop by the Pirelli stand to see the Opera browser in use on their set-top boxes.

 

Sigma - stand #1.550

 

Sigma Designs develops and markets high-performance, highly-integrated System-on-a-Chip (SoC) semiconductors for the following key markets: IPTV (video over IP), Set-top Boxes, Digital Media Adapters, DVD, Blu-ray and HD-DVD Players/Recorders, Portable Media Players, and HDTVs. Check out Opera ported to and running on Sigma chipsets by visiting Sigma's stand at IBC.

 

Telsey S.p.A.- stand #5.320

 

Telsey Telecommunications, a leading manufacturer of IP set-top boxes, will be demoing the Opera browser with Industria's Zignal solution on its latest hybrid IPTV STB featuring both DVB-T and DVB-C tuners. Stop by their stand and learn more about how Telsey uses Opera for full Web browsing and middleware rending on their products.

 

Uses of the browser differ for each deployment, and IBC visitors will be able to view full Web browsing on these devices or examples of UIs or applications created with Web technology. To learn more about Opera for Devices visit http://www.opera.com/devices or contact pr@opera.com to meet an Opera representative at IBC.

 

About Opera for Devices

 

Opera provides an optimized implementation of Internet technologies for handheld devices, digital TV and other devices, with innovative and powerful features that seamlessly adapt the Internet experience to suit varying screen sizes and input devices. In addition to being a full Internet browser, Opera is a high performance execution environment for Web applications and dynamic user interfaces based on interoperable open Web technologies such as AJAX. http://www.opera.com/devices/

 

About Opera

Opera enables more than 350 million internet consumers worldwide to connect with the content and services that matter most to them. Opera also helps publishers monetize their content through advertising and advertisers reach the audiences that build value for their businesses, capitalizing on a global consumer audience reach that exceeds 1 billion.

Opera is a trademark of Opera Software AS.