OTTAWA, Oct. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced that the Espial TV Browser was awarded "Best Internet-Connected TV/Smart TV Solution" in Communications Technology magazine's Platinum Awards contest, which recognizes outstanding broadband-technology products and services used by voice, video, and data providers. Based on the powerful WebKit rendering engine also used by Google Chrome™ and Apple® Safari® browsers, the Espial TV Browser is Web-video ready with built-in Adobe® Flash®, as well as supports more of HTML5 and the latest W3C Web and interactive TV standards than any other commercial browser, enabling consumer electronics manufacturers and content providers worldwide to deliver a richer multimedia user experience on connected devices.
"Espial is honored to receive this prestigious industry award," said Jaison Dolvane, president and CEO, Espial. "As consumers increasingly demand a more compelling, personalized television viewing experience, Espial TV Browser has proven to be the industry's best solution for supporting the challenging browser requirements of connected TVs through its customizable user interface, broad support of open Web standards such as HTML5, and high-performance WebKit engine."
Espial was recognized for the achievement Oct. 17 during the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo®. Platinum Awards entries were judged by a panel of engineers and industry professionals, as well as by the staff of Communications Technology magazine, based on a comprehensive set of criteria, including innovation, CAPEX/OPEX, ROI, environmental impact, customer/company acceptance and uptake, and best in class.
More information about Espial TV Browser and other Espial products is available at www.espial.com.
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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.
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