Oregan™ TV Browser 3.0 to enable Dynamic HTML and Macromedia Flash 6.0 rendering on IPTV and Digital

Oregan's browser for consumer electronics resolves W3C standards adherence challenges in the embedded space, providing advanced TV user interfaces and internet media delivery capabilities.

London, United Kingdom, 18th October 2004 - Oregan Networks, London -based provider of software building blocks for embedded entertainment platforms, has launched its next generation TV Browser 3.0, featuring support for HTML 4.1, XHTML1.0, JavaScript 1.5, CSS -2, CSS -TV, and DOM -2 enabling Dynamic HTML. The new browser has a compact 2MB footprint and executes within 16MB SDRAM.


Unique to Oregan's new development is its proprietary Macromedia Flash 6.0 compatible plug -in, delivering outstanding Flash file rendering performance on low powered embedded CPUs. The latest Macromedia Flash player module is pre -integrated as part of Oregan™ TV Browser 3.0, allowing customers to deploy a complete internet media access solution without additional licences or integration effort.

Oregan CEO, Mark G Perry said, 'The expectations of TV browsing and User Interface experience have changed radically since the category was introduced in 1995. Today's TV -centric browser market demands sophisticated yet commercially viable solutions that do not require utilisation of costly PC hardware architectures. The ability to render Dynamic HTML and Macromedia Flash on a mere 150 MIPS embedded CPU is an accomplishment that makes Oregan's product optimal for delivering PC -levels of web browsing and user interface presentation on low -cost, resource -limited consumer electronics devices."

The functionality of the Oregan TV browser 3.0 is that of a universal user interface, facilitating total media control. It is a part of the Oregan Media Browser™ solution, which incorporates a complete set of client -side building blocks for delivery of premium services, content and media to consumer electronics products, Digital TV platforms, IPTV / VOD deployments and gaming consoles.

Today, Oregan enables internet content on a multitude of devices deployed by leading global consumer electronics manufacturers and network operators. Current products and services from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) on PlayStation 2, along with NTT, Access Devices and Philips Electronics on IPTV devices - account for Oregan's significant proliferation within their respective entertainment markets: Consumer Electronics, gaming consoles, telecommunications and hospitality entertainment.

For complete specifications and the evaluation version of Oregan TV Browser 3.0, visit www.oregan.net, or contact info@oregan.net.

About Oregan Networks Ltd.

Oregan Networks is a leading provider of embedded software for convergent digital home entertainment devices, comprising a fully -specified TV Web browser, media streaming client, and home networking solutions.

Oregan offers unique expertise in highly integrated media client solutions catering for IPTV, VOD and home network media distribution.

Oregan is privately owned, with headquarters in London (UK) and branch offices in USA, France, Japan and Taiwan. Since incorporation in 1997, the company has experienced steady growth and profitability, positioning itself to capitalise on the rapid expansion of the digital entertainment market.

Oregan participates in the UPnP® Forum and Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), to ensure compliance with rigorous quality and consumer device interoperability standards.

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