Skyworth, a global TV manufacturer based in China, today announced that it has selected the full suite of Opera TV solutions to provide a complete, immersive Smart TV experience. After achieving No.1 domestic TV market share in China, Skyworth now has its eyes on the global Smart TV market by launching its new Smart TV models powered by the Opera Devices Software Development Kit (SDK), Opera TV Store and Opera TV browser to ensure viewers can get the most out of the web on their TV screens. The first model equipped with Opera TV solutions is the Skyworth 39E36. It will be available in Latin America from Q2 2014 and soon after to other regions.
To win the hearts of Smart TV viewers in Latin America, Skyworth 39E36 will feature a variety of local TV channels and online content customized for TV screens through the HTML5-based Opera TV Store, including Abril (Info and Quatro Rodas), TeleSUR, CNN Expansión and more.
“The future of TV will be built on open web standards. More and more developers are launching HTML5-based TV apps to offer a seamless interactive experience,” says Sun Weizhong, VP of Skyworth TV. “With the full suite of Opera TV solutions, we are able to strengthen our Smart TV offerings by delivering the best web content to our customers. The Opera TV Store fully supports HTML5 and helps us bring rich, quality online content to TVs.”