Opera Software today announced to deliver its world-class browser on Sony BRAVIA televisions and Blu-ray Disc (TM) players. Opera aims to deliver more “lean-forward”, interactive components to connected home users by offering Opera’s solution to Sony’s state-of-the-art devices.
Opera browser will be offered through the Opera Devices Software Developer Kit or SDK, which is Opera’s backbone for providing web-standards-based solutions.
According to the official press release, users can expect a full-surfing experience, apps and widget support based on emerging standards such as HTML5, HbbTV, and OIPF. There’s strangely no mention of Adobe Flash support, which is still widely utilized for Web-based mini games and videos.
In the press release made by Opera Software ASA, Chief Development Officer Christen Krogh said that it is their ability to deliver key hybrid broadcast-broadband initiative in various markets that makes them a perfect partner for Sony. Krogh added, “By delivering both a global viewpoint and the necessary technology, we are able to stay on the cutting edge of the industry.”