OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software
and solutions, today announced that the World Wide Web Consortium
(W3C), a global leader in developing technology standards that are
transforming the industry and society, has invited Espial to showcase
its advanced HTML5 user experience at the W3C booth at the Mobile World
Congress, February 24-27 in Barcelona. As the developers of the Open
Web Platform, W3C will highlight demos from invited member companies,
such as Espial, that showcase innovative uses of developing web
standards including HTML5. At the W3C stand, Espial will showcase its
highly responsive HTML5 user interface using the Espial STB Client on an advanced RDK (Reference Design Kit) set-top box and demonstrate
time shifting content to Apple and Android mobile devices.
"HTML5 has the power not only to transform user experiences across TV
and mobile devices, it also enables technology convergence and greater
device interoperability," said Philipp Hoschka, W3C Ubiquitous Web
Domain Lead. "We are excited that Espial will showcase at our booth how
HTML5 can change the way we harness the power of the web."
"We believe that HTML5 ushers in a new era in user experiences and are
working with operators around the world to make this a reality," said
Kirk Edwardson, Director of Product Marketing, Espial. "Built on open
standards, HTML5 not only helps us bring rich, immersive user
experiences with new forms of interaction, it also ensures a consistent
user experience on any device."
The W3C is an international consortium that works to develop web
standards and guidelines designed to ensure long-term growth for the
web. For more information about the W3C's presence at Mobile World
Congress visit: https://www.w3.org/2014/MWC/.
About Espial (www.espial.com)
Espial is a leading supplier of digital TV and IPTV software and
solutions to cable MSOs and telecommunications operators as well as
consumer electronics manufacturers. Espial's middleware,
video-on-demand, and browser products power a diverse range of pay-TV
and Internet TV business models. Over 10 million licenses of its
patented software are in use across the world. Espial is headquartered
in Ottawa, Canada and has offices in the United States, Europe, and
Asia. Visit www.espial.com or contact via phone at +1 613 230 4770.
SOURCE: ESPIAL GROUP
For further information:
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