Burbank, CA and Oslo, Norway – June 1, 2004
Opera Software today announced that it has selected a set of Iacta LLC’s Games4TV(tm)games for inclusion in its new Opera 7 iTV Software Development Kit (SDK).Manufacturers who license Opera 7 for new iTV devices will also be able to use the Games4TV set for testing and demonstration of their hardware to customers.
“We’re very pleased to be able to include Iacta’s Games4TV as part of Opera’s SDK for iTV,” says Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software ASA. “With years of iTV experience and one of the largest libraries of well-tested games in its Games4TV package, Iacta demonstrates the advanced potential Opera’s iTV browser unlocks for set-top box manufacturers and operators.”
“We are delighted to be working with Opera to bring our popular Games4TV to the Opera 7 iTV browser,” said Laura Buddine, CEO, Iacta LLC. “Opera 7 for iTV has the advanced features andDOM2 compliance that allow us to make dynamic game experiences in the browser alone, without having to use a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) or other plugins.”
The starter Games4TV set is available for deployment licensing from Opera. They are easily customized for any language, and do not require a network connection for play. Iacta has morethan 40 games in its Games4TV library, all of which can be provided for Opera 7.
About Iacta LLC
Iacta LLC is the developer and publisher Games4TV, a large library of popular, evergreen games designed specifically for delivery on interactive television. Games4TV is deployed in cable, telco, dial-up, and consumer electronics platforms in the US and North America. Iacta also developsother interactive television applications and content, and consults to other industry companies in application and service development for iTV.Web site: www.iacta.com
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