UMC deploys SERAPHIC browser on Sharp TVs for Europe

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 
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Massive deployment of SERAPHIC browser by Sharp smart TVs

SERAPHIC’s leading Sraf® HTML5 browser is to be massively deployed in Sharp smart TVs, according to the announcement by UMC, the Sharp license holder and the second largest TV manufacturer in Europe.

SERAPHIC delivers internet-related software and web-based solutions, mostly pre-integrated on all MStar chipsets. Its lightning-fast Sraf® HTML5 browser has proven to be the perfect match for various OTT services including Chili TV, the second-largest VOD provider in Italy with around 400,000 customers and a correspondent market share of 20%. The strong footprint of Sraf Browser in the OTT filed has greatly boosted global TV sales of UMC, deliver more added values to its products and prominently enhance its competitiveness.

Aslan Khabliev, CEO at UMC, commented, “Thanks to SERAPHIC’s Sraf HTML5 browser, our Sharp portfolio enjoy rich OTT contents already supported and can react to European clients’ requirements very fast. We are convinced that the customers will be deeply impressed by the new product range.”

“The broad global horizon and customer-oriented spirits of SERAPHIC support teams make ourselves positioned as an ideal and trustworthy partner for respectable European clients such as UMC and its Sharp brand. We are delighted to play such an active role in global smart TV market,” said Ye Wang, CSO of SERAPHIC.