Delivers Advanced Web Browsing to Sharp
HDTVs in Japan, China, and North America
June 20, 2012
/CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced that the Espial TV Browser has been selected to power new Sharp
LED TVs in
, offering consumers the most advanced Smart TV Web experience based on the open source momentum of WebKit and HTML5.
Sharp set rigorous requirements for its browser evaluation process, including a customizable user interface, HTML5 standards support for open web browsing, and advanced graphics for compelling content — all using a single browser — spanning different broadcast standards and multiple geographical markets. For Sharp, selecting a single high-performance browser was the key to lowering its cost of ownership and speeding time to market in terms of development, deployment, and support.
For consumer electronics manufacturers,
the Espial TV Browser is optimized for regionalized broadcast content delivery, including HbbTV in
, CE-HTML in
and BML and NetTV/acTVila in
"We're proud to partner with Sharp, a pioneer in leading-edge consumer electronics devices," said Jaison Dolvane, president and CEO of Espial. "The Espial TV Browser was designed to support the challenging browsing requirements of today's connected TVs, so it is the perfect solution for providing a unique television experience across such a vast geographical footprint."