Opera Browser Integrated Into Set-Top Boxes

From Opera’s press release:

The Opera 7 browser will display the STB’s user interface (UI), offer full access to the Internet, and enable features such as Electronic Programming Guide (EPG), messaging, gaming and interactive services.

Opera 7 empowers Mood Box users with superior access to all Web pages, advanced rendering speed, and feature-rich functionality. Opera’s faithful standards support allows the browser to extend its usability to display the STB’s UI and EPG. The Mood Box’s EPG presents programming schedules in an easily searchable format.

“We are excited to work with i3 to present feature-filled and robust products to the iTV market,” says Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO of Opera Software. “The Mood Box