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Opera fulfills its New Year’s resolution to bring more Web services to
connected devices

Las Vegas
, NV

, 2010


is here and Opera is already kicking production into high gear
with three Opera Devices product releases. During Las Vegas’

annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
2010, Opera will unveil two new Software Development Kits (SDKs), the Opera Devices SDK 10.15 for
Linux and Windows CE (Win CE) platforms, as well as Opera Devices 10 for Win CE (beta). Opera Devices
remains in line
with the company’s browsers for desktop computers and mobile phones, ensuring that
the latest developments in Web technology are ready to be deployed on TVs, set
top boxes, portable
media players, Internet tablets, mobile Internet devices and even car dash

In addition to the Opera 10.15 SDKs, Opera is introducing Opera Devices 10 for Win CE (beta). This
rich, full Web browser is based on the same user interface (UI) recently released for Opera
Mobile and Opera Mini. As a part of Opera’s str
ategy to unify the look and feel of its browser products,
Opera Devices 10 for Win CE gives customers a market
ready solution that delivers the power of Web
technology to nearly any device.

“Opera’s Devices SDKs are built with freedom and flexibility at
its core, giving customers the ability to
build a full Web browser, a widget or an application platform on any connected device, including TVs,
STBs, media players, mobile Internet devices, and many more,” said Christen Krogh, chief development
officer, Op
era Software. “The TV industry’s evolution and innovation has created a demand for toolkits
that can handle next generation IPTV and hybrid broadcast/broadband services on any TV screen. Opera
Devices SDK for Linux is just the comprehensive client to help
customers harness the power of Web

Inside the SDKs

The Linux and Win CE Opera Devices 10.15 SDKs give key players from different devices ecosystems the
freedom and flexibility to build a full Web browser and/or create a modular platform de
dicated to Web
based content, services or widgets. Opera SDK features include:

Opera Turbo

Boost browsing speeds with Opera Turbo, Opera’s server
side compression technology
that is at its best when bandwidth is limited and networks are congested.

ash Lite 3.1

Use the Flash Lite 3.1 plug
in, available as an add
on service, to enable a richer browsing


HTML5 takes offline access to your Web favorites to a new level. Thanks to a local
database, Web pages can now cache conten
t and become accessible offline. Also, with CSS transforms,
more dramatic animation of elements on a Web page are now possible, including transitions, scaling,
rotation and skewing.


Use Opera’s Widgets engine and APIs to transform a device into

a complete platform for
compliant widgets.

Opera Linux Devices 10.15

While both Opera Devices SDKs bring the full power of Web technology to the device screen, Opera’s
Linux SDK boasts a few additional compelling features:

Hardware acceleratio

Opera’s SDK for Linux now takes advantage of accelerated hardware to boost
page rendering. The SDK also supports DirectFB for tighter integration with hardware platforms.


Opera’s Open IPTV Framework allows for the development of HbbTV and OIPF

clients, compliant
with next generation IPTV or hybrid broadcast/broadband services. For more information, go to
www.oipf.org and www.hbbtv.org.

Widgets on TV

Opera’s acclaimed Widgets for TV demo has been extended with remote control inputs
and now
includes Web browsing, a fitting addition to the widgets experience.

Opera Devices 10 for Windows CE

This full Web browser also supports Opera Turbo and includes popular features such as:
portrait/landscape mode, URL auto
completion, touch
screen bro
wsing, visual tabs and Opera’s Speed
Dial shortcuts to pre
selected Web content.

Meet Opera at CES 2010.

To see Opera in person, contact Ted Miller (tmiller@opera.com) for more details.

About Opera Software ASA

Opera Software ASA has redefined Web

browsing for PCs, mobile phones and other networked devices.
Opera's cross
platform Web browser technology is renowned for its performance, standards compliance
and small size, while giving users a faster, safer and more dynamic online experience. Opera S
oftware is
headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with offices around the world. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock
Exchange under the ticker symbol OPERA. Learn more about Opera at

Public Relations Contact

Ted Miller

Communications Manager

Opera Software

C: 305


Twitter: teddysf