SNAP2 GEAR for DVB-MHP implements the HAVi Level2 UI with extensions to the Java Abstract Window Toolkit (AWT), providing a full spectrum of functionality for the interactive television application environment.
The Forte for Java IDE, integrated with SNAP2 GEAR for DVB-MHP, offers the marketplace a full-featured IDE targeted at the MHP standard," said David Taber, director of portal and business development, Forte Tools, Sun Microsystems.
Merging the Forte for Java IDE and SNAP2 GEAR for DVB-MHP creates an extensible tool that provides user interface, edit, compile and debug functionality for developers to create customized plug-in application modules for DVB-MHP interactive television.
Television studios, service providers and consumer electronic manufacturers are able to easily create electronic program guides, content-on-demand, information portals and communication applications targeting multiple digital set-top boxes with SNAP2 GEAR for DVB-MHP.
SNAP2 Corporation (OTCBB: SSNP) an interactive application and middleware component software supplier for digital television set-top boxes (STB), in-flight entertainment systems (IFE) and Internet appliances, today announced the release of SNAP2 GEAR for DVB-MHP, a Java(TM) technology-based Lightweight UI component library and toolset supporting the new DVB-MHP (Digital Video Broadcasting - Multimedia Home Platform) standard for interactive television.