Facebook has selected Vewd, a provider of OTT solutions, to provide the first web browser in the Portal TV App Store.
Vewd’s technology, built on Vewd Core (one of the TV industry’s most deployed HTML5 SDK) is designed for connected TV devices, with intuitive controls and functionality to enable viewing of streaming content not available in an App.
With Vewd on the Portal TV, consumers can access, discover and enjoy even more OTT content through their Portal TV from Facebook.
“By working with Vewd, Portal TV from Facebook expanded its streaming video experience to complement its native apps and immersive video calling from the biggest screen in the home,” said Aneesh Rajaram, CEO of Vewd. “We are pleased Facebook selected Vewd to build a video-first content viewing experience for Portal TV to provide another way for consumers to access their favourite content.”