Opera Puts Its Resources Behind TV Widgets for Connected TVs

Opera has decided to dip its toes in the connected TV space. Similar to Yahoo! TV Widgets and Oregan Networks' W3C compliant TV widgets, Opera has plans to license its technology to TV manufactures so users can access overlayed infotainment widgets via their TV. Opera is also inviting web developers to use their Opera CDK to [...]

Intel and Yahoo! to Bring the Internet to Television

Intel Corporation and Yahoo! Inc. today previewed plans for the Widget Channel, a television (TV) application framework optimized for TV and related consumer electronics (CE) devices that use the Intel Architecture. The Widget Channel will allow consumers to enjoy rich Internet applications designed for the TV while watching their favorite TV programs. The Widget Channel [...]