Sofia Digital showcases HbbTV OpApp at HbbTV Symposium

Monday, November 19th, 2018 
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On November 14, the 7th HbbTV Symposium and Awards 2018, hosted by the HbbTV Association, located this year in Berlin, Germany, Sofia Digital, an internationally recognized provider of interactive video and TV solutions, partnered with SERAPHIC and Panasonic to display OpApp application demo at the event.

The OpApp application demo is running on Panasonic Smart TV and on Skyworth Digital’s OpApp compliant STB. The latter is the world’s first ready-to-deploy OpApp compliant STB device with 4K UHD and HDR supported, powered by SERAPHIC’s widely deployed Sraf HbbTV 2 browser.

As Sofia Digital is one of leading HbbTV application developers globally, Sofia Digital sees the rapid growth of interest about HbbTV and OpApp. Because of this growing interest Sofia Digital leveraged its extensive experience in HbbTV application development and worked together with industry to develop OpApp application showcase.

“With this unique functionality that HbbTV OpApp is offering, we believe that operators will get more support to deploy their services using HbbTV technology, which will benefit the whole TV industry.” Mr. Mika Kanerva, The COO at Sofia Digital, commented.

Xinwen Xue, VP Product Management at SERAPHIC, added, “SERAPHIC has been keeping close relationship with industry partners to help deploy the latest OpApp specification. We are pleased to work with Sofia Digital to showcase a new OpApp application at HbbTV Symposium.”

Links: Sofia Digital; SERAPHIC