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ACCESS Wins TV Connect Award for “Best Component or Enabler” with NetFront™ Browser NX

TV Connect, London, − March 21, 2013 − ACCESS CO., LTD today celebrates its win at the TV Connect Awards 2013, held at One Mayfair, London. ACCESS was awarded ‘Best Component or Enabler’ for NetFront™ Browser NX.

“NetFront Browser NX was designed to provide the industry with the best possible browser for connected TV, media sharing and OTT applications,” said Kunihiro Ishiguro, CTO, ACCESS. “It ensures that device manufacturers can deploy a browser that aligns with the latest developments in industry standards including both HTML5 and HbbTV. NetFront Browser NX’s advanced capabilities for best-in-class web rendering and display of on-screen UI and graphics also ensures it meets the needs of exacting end consumers who are looking for next-generation experiences.”

NetFront Browser NX is a WebKit-based, platform-independent HTML5 software solution that supports advanced features such as HTML5 Canvas and CSS 3D Transforms. It features efficient memory usage, high stability, high portability and comprehensive support for DTV standards including HbbTV, BBC iPlayer and CE-HTML. NetFront Browser NX enables operators, OEMs and middleware companies to launch TV-centric services quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. NetFront Browser NX is radically changing the traditional definition of a web browser by offering not only first class web rendering functionality but also an HTML5/CE-HTML application platform from which apps and interactive services can be built.

Most recently, NetFront Browser NX has been deployed by Metrological to provide TV operators with a hardware and software agnostic cloud based TV app store.

ACCESS CO., LTD. is a global provider of advanced software solutions and services that enable operators, device manufacturers, content owners and consumers to make the most of today’s multi-screen, connected world. It provides software for mobiles, smartphones and tablets, connected TVs and set-top boxes in the connected home, automotive, digital publishing and networking markets. ACCESS solutions have shipped in over one billion devices around the world. Its product portfolio includes the NetFront™ Software Series and the ZebOS® network platform, providing customers faster time-to-market, flexibility and customizability; the ACCESSTM Digital Publishing Ecosystem for cloud-based, cross-platform digital publishing and the NetAd mobile advertising platform. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Mothers’ Index, 4813) and operates subsidiaries and affiliates in Asia, Europe and the United States.

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