Opera Software Showcases Browsing Technologies at IBC

Opera Software, the only company that puts the Web on any device, will exhibit the latest in Web browsing technologies at IBC 2007. Opera’s commitment to developing leading-edge browsing technology has put the company at the forefront in cross-platform browsing and enabled operators and manufacturers to offer customers new and innovative value-added services.

Based on the same core engine as the renowned Opera desktop browser, Opera 9 for Devices brings full Web browsing to set-top boxes, portable media players and other devices. Opera has partnered with some of the market leading silicon vendors and middleware, OS & service partners which include Nintendo and Sony to bring Web-based services and information to the masses. Using Opera’s proven, trusted and dynamic Web technologies, devices such as the Sony Bravia, Nintendo Wii and Archos 604 WiFi and 704 WiFi, are now powered by the Opera browser enabling end-users access to a seamless Internet experience.

Demonstrations at the Opera stand #5.314 in Hall 5 will include:

  • Tilgin’s Mood 400 IP set-top boxes showing Opera’s Web UI/Opera 9 and Widgets
  • Telsey’s Opera-powered WAVES IP STB FS600 set-top box showing Web browsing
  • Opera on Nintendo Wii
  • A range of handheld devices including the Archos 604 WiFi and 704 WiFi, Nintendo DS and Nokia N800

“Opera is an innovator in the new media market and a clear winner for operators and manufacturers wanting to customize and add services such as dynamic AJAX applications to their offerings,” says Scott Hedrick, SVP of Business Solutions, Opera Software. “We invite the attendees at IBC to visit our booth to see first-hand Opera’s powerful features across a number of devices including set-top boxes, gaming consoles and handhelds. Opera 9 SDK for Devices is continuously updated with pre-ported support for new architectures, thereby radically reducing time-to-market while offering greater cost control.”

Visit OPERA at IBC 2007: Hall 5, Stand 5.314, RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre

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.

About Opera Software ASA
Opera Software ASA has redefined Web browsing for PCs, mobile phones and other networked devices. Opera’s cross-platform Web browser technology is renowned for its performance, standards compliance and small size, while giving users a faster, safer and more dynamic online experience. Opera Software is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with offices around the world. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol OPERA.