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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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Inview chooses ACCESS HTML5 browser to extend middleware on cost-effective set-top boxes

Oberhausen, Germany, 06 December 2016 − ACCESS CO., LTD and Inview today announced a partnership to integrate interactive HTML5 functionality via ACCESS’ NetFront™ Browser NX with Inview’s technology platform. The partnership will enable Inview to enhance its ability to rapidly implement custom interactive services and smart applications to its customers. Inview will be deploying the combined platform with customers in the New Year to offer best-in-class performance and functionality on cost-effective hardware.

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ACCESS and INNOPIA enable streaming of 4K and HDR video throughout the home

Oberhausen, Germany, 30 September 2016 − ACCESS CO., LTD and INNOPIA Technologies, Inc. today announced that their partnership empowers consumers to easily stream 4K and HDR video content throughout the home through the integration of ACCESS’ Chromium-based NetFront™ Browser BE with INNOPIA’s IMT-M630 4K HDR HDMI stick.

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ACCESS NetFront™ Browser BE chosen to power next generation of EKT’s solidTV and provide support for next generation standards including HbbTV 2.0 and Freeview Play

Oberhausen, Germany – 5 September 2016 – EKT, a company specialising in the design and manufacture of Set Top Box & smart TV solutions and ACCESS Co, a global provider of advanced software technologies to the digital TV, automotive, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) markets, announced the start of a long term cooperation whereby EKT will deploy ACCESS’ Chromium-based NetFront™ Browser BE as part of its solidTV software solution.

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IBC 2016: ACCESS Twine™ boosts multiscreen consumer loyalty

Oberhausen, Germany, 15 August 2016 − ACCESS CO., LTD (IBC stand #14.D14) today announced that it will demonstrate its extended ACCESS Twine™ multiscreen media sharing and management platform at IBC 2016 (9 – 13 September 2016, Amsterdam RAI).

ACCESS Twine eases the development and operation of multiscreen services by addressing the most important details operators are facing, such as coping with platform fragmentation while lowering OPEX, alongside improving subscriber profiling to increase loyalty, minimize churn and therefore optimize ARPU. The solution also provides support for secure media sharing in order to deliver high value assets to authorized consumers.

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