Opera and Comtred Corp Working On Interesting Tech
Article by George Norman
On 02 Jun 2011
Opera Software is the Norwegian developer behind the innovative and popular Opera web browser. Comtred Corporation is a Taiwanese global supplier of advanced networking solutions. Now that you know who’s who, here’s the news: the two are working on a set-top box that allows you to take your TV watching experience to the web. Comtred Corporation will include Opera functionality in its next-generation set-top box, the STB-7007.

To better put things in perspective, Opera Software provided a few examples. The first one goes like this: as you’re watching a football match and your teem scores a goal, you can tweet about it without having to take your eyes off your TV screen.

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The second example goes like this: if you want to learn more about an actor while watching a movie, a Wikipedia widget can provide you with useful information. The third example goes like this: while watching a music video, you can purchase the song via a music store widget, or while watching an add, you can purchase that aid via a widget.

And now, a few words from top figures at Opera Software and Comtrend Corporation.

Opera Software CEO Lars Boilesen provided this comment:
“Every day, we combat and conquer the demanding challenges of connected technology, providing solutions for home TVs and other devices within a digital home environment. Armed with our standards-based approach, we are ready to rock and roll on all connected devices inside the consumer’s home.”

Comtrend Corporation Vice President Robert Yao provided this comment:
“Connected TVs are just taking off in the market. Consumers see that it compliments their TV experience. With Opera’s technology, our set-top boxes are ready to be used by Telcos, cable operators and Internet service providers who can start delivering their services to end users.”

The abovementioned STB-7007 is an IP-based set-top box that supports IPTV, video-on-demand (VoD), near VoD, Internet, and over-the-top video applications in high-definition (HD) and standard-definition (SD) formats.

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