Access NetFront Browser Goes up to 8K

Access Co Ltd said that its NetFront Browser BE Software Development Kit v2.4 for Linux and Android platforms is now available and can support HbbTV 2.0.1, ARIB STD-B62/TR-B39 for 4K and 8K, and Encrypted Media Extensions. It is also Freeview Play 2017 and YouTube on TV 2017 compliant. Features include:

  • Integration-ready SDK including Chromium Embedded Framework 3 for quicker time to market, less complexity and a standardized API
  • Android browser SDK providing device manufacturers with a higher degree of control of the content rendering, enabling features such as HTML5 application stores on AOSP based platforms
  • External Media Player API to enable SoC vendors, device manufacturers and middleware providers to take advantage of their own media player implementation, using hardware acceleration to reduce CPU load and power consumption
  • External Decoder Framework enabling integration of hardware-based video decoding for YouTube and other OTT platforms utilizing EME
  • SDKs delivered to Access’ development partners and customers for a wide range of System on Chips (SoCs), including Broadcom, MStar, Intel, Renesas, Amlogic and Socionext
  • Active roadmap to continuously support updates from upcoming Chromium releases
  • Encrypted Media Extensions (EME), providing a standardized approach to Digital Rights Management (DRM) controlled access to premium content.