Opera’s Blink-based TV rendering engine will ship on the latest Smart TVs and entertainment devices based on Android L. The Opera Devices SDK (Software Development Kit) 4.x series will launch on Android TVs by long-term Opera Software OEM partner, Sony, with the Opera Devices SDK 3.x series delivered on connected-TV devices using Android Open Source from TCL.
In addition to HTML5 capabilities to power premium over-the-top content, the Opera Devices SDK also has the ability to bring Opera’s hybrid TV option for HbbTV, Opera TV Store app platform and Opera TV browser for open internet browsing to Android TV devices.
Manufacturers can also quickly deploy HTML5-based TV apps through the Opera TV Store, an application platform live on devices from more than 15 manufacturers and pay-TV operators and reaching millions of homes. The Opera Devices SDK also offers the new Opera TV browser, which lets viewers easily browse the full web via a standard remote control and use familiar features, such as tabbed browsing, visual bookmarks and browsing history.
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