Press releases

2017

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger: ACCESS NetFront Browser BE v2.4 powers HTML5-based connected entertainment up to 8K

  • Compatible with third party media players for tighter integration with today’s SoC and middleware solutions
  • Reduces power consumption and CPU overhead for OTT video services playback
  • Supports HbbTV 2.0.1, ARIB STD-B62/TR-B39 for 4K and 8K, and Encrypted Media Extensions; is Freeview Play 2017 and YouTube on TV 2017 compliant

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Hisense Selects ACCESS NetFront™ Browser BE To Power New 4K TV Models

Tokyo, Japan, 13 June 2017 − ACCESS CO., LTD today announced that its high-performance browser, NetFront™ Browser BE, and a selection of complementary smart TV software products have been selected by the Hisense Group, which boasts one of the world’s largest share of the LCD TV market. The new 4K TV model, HJ43N500(43v) and HJ50N500(50v), which features the ACCESS browser, will launch sequentially in Japan starting from mid June, 2017.

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ACCESS scoops GENIVI Best of Show award for In-vehicle infotainment product portfolio

Oberhausen, Germany, 25 May 2017 − ACCESS CO., LTD today announced that its product portfolio for In-vehicle infotainment (IVI) has received a Best of Show award at the GENIVI All Member Meeting & Open Community Days in Birmingham (May 9-11, 2017).

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ACCESS and Foxxum offer one-stop TV Store solution for Digital TV leaders

Oberhausen, Germany, 23 May 2017ACCESS CO., LTD today announced that its portfolio of TV browsers are being pre-integrated by the Smart TV solutions provider Foxxum. Through support for the latest industry standards, the partnership aims at overcoming smart TV vendors’ challenges and improve the quality of experience of Foxxum’s Smart TV App Store on Linux and Android devices. Foxxum’s Smart TV Solution is already available in 20 languages for a wide range of Smart TVs from over 30 different manufacturers, including Hisense, Haier, Sharp and TCL among others.

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ACCESS' NetFront™ Browser NX Selected by Nintendo For Its Latest Nintendo Switch Game Console

Tokyo, Japan, 3 Mar 2017 − ACCESS CO., LTD a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, automotive, Internet of Things (IoT) and digital TV markets, today announced that its NetFront™ Browser NX has been selected by Nintendo for the new Nintendo Switch™ game console. The Nintendo Switch launches in Japan, the United States, Canada, major European countries, Australia, Hong Kong and other countries on March 3, 2017.

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ACCESS Twine™ Powers Media Sharing for Reliance Jio Infocomm’s 100 Million Consumers

Oberhausen, Germany, 24 February 2017ACCESS CO., LTD today announced that its product portfolio has been deployed by Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (Jio), an LTE mobile network and FTTH operator, to power its multiscreen service targeting all its users in India. One of the largest mobile and digital services operators in the world, Jio currently provides services to over 100 million subscribers while using the ACCESS portfolio, including ACCESS Twine™ and the NetFront™ Browser family.

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Press contact

Europe
Platform Communications
David Bramley
+44 (0)20 7486 4900
david@platformcomms.com

U.S.
Herrick Media, Ursula Herrick
+1 (408) 202 0865
ursula@herrickmedia.com

Head Office (Japan)
Miyuki Hanzawa
+81 (3) 5259-3685
miyuki.hanzawa@access-company.com

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