TiVo Partners Opera
Analyst Report ) and Norway-based Opera Software recently entered into a partnership that will allow the former to add Opera Devices SDK and Opera TV Store to its newly- launched Roamio DVRs.
Opera is a well-known provider of Internet based-technologies to makers of set-top boxes and connected televisions. The Opera Software SDK was shipped to more than 25 million households in 2012. The Opera TV store was also available to more than tens of millions households at the end of last year.
The partnership will enable TiVo to offer HTML-5 based applications to its customers. Moreover, developers will be able to use the software development kit (“SDK”) to build TiVo-specific applications, which the company will offer at the time of its launch of App-Store later this year.
TiVo is expected to offer Opera’s TV app store to its customers by early 2014. The integration will help TiVo to offer new innovative products such as Opera Snap, an application that