A dream-come-true for SVG fans: Opera and Dreampark team up to improve SVG in Opera Devices SDK

Oslo, Norway — September 10, 2009

Opera Software today announced that it has renewed its partnership with Dreampark, one of the leading IPTV middleware providers to the European market.

Together, the two companies will focus on the needs of an ever-expanding IPTV market with the promise of a better user experience and steadfast standards compliance. As part of their cooperation, Opera and Dreampark will collaborate to perfect the performance of Dreampark’s SVG-based middleware on the Opera Devices SDK.

“By pooling our experience, innovations and knowledge with an IPTV leader such as Dreampark, we are better able to meet the growing demand from IPTV industry players. The goal with the renewed partnership is to deliver a fully optimized combination of our technologies, giving customers a flexible, scalable and user-friendly IPTV solution,” said Christen Krogh, chief development officer, Opera Software. “Dreampark is extremely experienced in working with the “living room environment” and its software suite, Dreamgallery, is a leading solution that tops the European IPTV market.”

“Both Opera and Dreampark share the core values of openness and flexibility. It’s this commitment that has brought our two companies together,” said Bjorn Lang, chief technology officer, Dreampark. “Opera has long been a pioneer in the IPTV space, and their SDK has offered full-fledged SVG support for years. Now, with Dreampark’s SVG Client taking advantage of the Opera Devices SDK, they are able to expand this offering to meet our customers more advanced, interactive graphical needs.”

See it for yourself

Opera and Dreampark are currently exhibiting at IBC 2009, in Amsterdam – Opera is located at Booth 3. C11 and Dreampark in Booth 4.B70. Experience Opera’s latest ready-to-market Web technology for yourself.