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ANT Galio Browser Provides High Performance User Experience for Exterity HD IPTV Receivers

London, 25th June, 2008: Exterity, a specialist in network IPTV, has licensed the ANT Galio Browser from ANT Software Limited, a leading provider of embedded browser, content control and user interface software. By using the high-quality interface in its range of HD IPTV receivers, Exterity can offer customers an easy to use, highly intuitive and interactive user experience. The solution is ideally suited to the hospitality industry due its extensive support for web technologies that will allow hospitality solution providers to create engaging interactive guest entertainment systems.

The ANT Galio Browser is an advanced standards-based solution that complements the capabilities of Exterity’s receivers. By combining the latest television and Web standards with high performance in a small memory footprint, ANT Galio enables users to develop groundbreaking interactive content and complex TV-based applications quickly and easily using existing knowledge and off-the-shelf tools. By opting to incorporate the ANT Galio browser into its hardware, Exterity can offer its resellers a highly competitive, cost-effective solution, delivering greater flexibility to significantly raise the quality of the user experience and the range of enhanced interactive services.

Colin Farquhar, CEO of Exterity comments: “By selecting the ANT Galio Browser for our HD IPTV receivers, we can allow users to develop and display more intuitive, engaging and responsive user interfaces and interactive content. ANT Galio enhances the user experience and enables dynamic content, ranging from local device set-up menus to complex remote services such as Electronic Programming Guides (EPGs) and Video on Demand (VoD) interfaces. ANT Galio represents the ideal component to complete our already comprehensive IPTV receiver range.”

“We’re delighted to have licensed ANT Galio Browser to Exterity” said Richard Baker, Executive VP Sales and Marketing. “The companies have been working together for a number of years with ANT Fresco and it’s clear that both companies recognise the importance of the end-user experience, migrating to ANT Galio enables Exterity to focus on delivering dynamic, visually exciting services.”