Espial signs contract with Smart TV chipset vendor
Oct 22, 2013 (MarketLine via COMTEX) --
Espial, a supplier of TV software and solutions, has signed a contract with a Smart TV chipset vendor to license the Espial TV Browser for deployment in Internet-connected Smart TVs.
The chipset vendor will pre-package the Espial TV Browser, with support for the latest Hybrid Broadcast Broadband specifications (HbbTV 1.5), to simplify and accelerate deployment for Smart TV manufacturers.
Two global consumer electronics manufacturers have committed to begin shipments in Q4, 2013.
"We are proud to now have nine consumer electronic brands deploying the Espial TV Browser with their Smart TVs" said Dilshan De Silva, head of browser products, Espial.
"The Espial TV Browser continues to lead the market with its advanced HTML5 capabilities, high performance graphics, high quality video and support for the most popular premium web apps like YouTube, Hulu and Amazon. We look forward to continuing to drive and lead Smart TV innovation together with our partners."
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