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AllLinuxDevices: ACCESS Introduces Linux-Based Browser SDK for Embedded, Non-PC Applications

Dec 11, 2000, 20:18 (0 Talkback[s])

"ACCESS Co., Ltd. introduced a NetFront 2.6 Linux Software Development Kit (SDK) for the worldwide market that speeds the integration of ACCESS' popular NetFront browser into Linux-based Internet appliances and other non-PC applications. This is the first development kit for a proven embedded browser available for the Linux operating system platform. Since its introduction in 1995, NetFront browsers have been shipped in over 18 million embedded devices from 40 manufacturers. NetFront is the ideal browser for Internet TVs, PDAs (personal digital assistants), set-top boxes, car navigation systems, smart phones, web/screen phones, vertical Internet terminals, video game consoles and Internet kiosks."

"The number of new gaming consoles, PDAs, mobile phones, set-top boxes, terminals and appliances connecting to the Internet everyday is astounding," said Bryan Sparks, founder and CEO, Lineo Inc. "As more of these devices begin to adopt Linux as their embedded platform of choice, NetFront will play an important role in giving end users the best web experience possible."

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