ACCESS Details the Next Version of NetFront
ACCESS today announced some details about the next version of thier NetFront Browser at the 3GSM Conference. NetFront v3.4 is moving from a browser technology to a "Versatile Service Platform," where multiple applications can seamlessly combine online and offline content. This new version adds support for AJAX technologies, and plug-ins that will enable office documents and video content to be displayed within the browser.
NetFront Browser v3.4 can be flexibly configured to support Adobe PDF files, office documents, Flash content and Video via Plug-ins. Extensions to the browser APIs simplify the creation of various applications, which take advantage of NetFront Browser's advanced rendering capabilities for rich Internet content, such as browser application, messaging clients, RSS news reader and other Dynamic Menu applications.
Other new version highlights include support for visual bookmarks, a stunning graphical experience to manage favorite Webpages and "PagePilot," a pan and zoom navigation tool for a Desktop-like presentation of Web pages on mobile devices with limited screen size. The new active home page framework makes it possible to access browser functionality from a webpage.
"NetFront Browser v3.4's unique technologies provides mobile device manufacturers and operators with a powerful market advantage that is simply unmatched by anyone," said Toru Arakawa, president and CEO of ACCESS. "We are extremely pleased to be able to bring this advanced mobile browser solution to the millions of mobile Internet end-users throughout the world."
NetFront Browser v3.4 will be available at the end of March 2006.
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