JAVA TV - COMMUNITY RESOURCES
How Java TV has impacted the community
JAVA TV DEVELOPER COMMUNITY
|The Java TV Developers Community on java.net is dedicated to sharing technologies and information that enable the creation of interactive TV applications. This community aims to provide tutorials and information for developers who are involved with the interactive TV industry, and who wish to learn more about the current crop of open standards.|
|Read what people are saying about the Java TV API! |
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
"We believe that Java is one of the key software technologies for digital TV. The Java TV API will be an important addition to the technology portfolio that will be available for future Matsushita products. We support Java TV API along with other proposed TV-related industrial standards", said Yoshiaki Kushiki, Director, Multimedia Development Center of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
"Sony will play an active role in the development of Java TV API and hopes to contribute to the activities of open standards bodies such as Digital Video Broadcasting. We bring a unique combination of electronics products and technologies, pictures, TV programming and music content. Our strengths in these areas, along with our experience in establishing open worldwide standards, will enable implementations of the Java TV API to offer innovative content to consumers in the U.S. digital television market," said Gary Myer, president of Digital Network Solutions Company of America, a division of Sony Electronics.
"LG Electronics is excited about the opportunity to work with Sun Microsystems to create an API specifically for the digital television market. We believe Java technology will help accelerate time to market and enhance innovation in the marketplace," said Woo Hyun Paik, chief technology officer of LG Electronics. "Sun's intention to create an API for digital television by working with standards bodies, will bring Java technologies' 'Write Once, Run Anywhere' benefits to the digital television market."
"We're excited about working with and supporting Sun Microsystems in creating an API especially for the digital television market," says Tim Warren of Hongkong Telecom. "Hongkong Telecom currently has a Java technology-based Interactive Television system deployed to 80,000 homes in Hong Kong. "As a service provider we expect to be able to benefit directly from the availability of third party content built upon this standard platform."
"Through its marketing efforts of digital set top boxes, Toshiba comes to believe in the necessity for a standard Java API to control digital media streams. Toshiba welcomes standardization of broadly supported APIs such as the Java TV API, which will help to accelerate the launch of the new market," said Naotake Kurotsu, general manager, Computer & Network Products Division, Toshiba Corporation