Panasonic and Mozilla to create smart TVs powered by Firefox OS

Panasonic and Mozilla announced that the two companies have agreed to form a partnership to develop and promote the new Firefox OS, an open platform based on HTML5 and other Web technologies, for next generation smart TVs. The development of the new Firefox OS platform aims to deliver more expansive access into smart TVs by leveraging the HTML5 and Web technologies already prevalent on PCs, smartphones and tablets, to offer consumers more personalized and optimized access to Web and broadcasting content and services through the Internet.

There is nothing quite like good, old fashioned collaboration between companies to churn out something useful for the masses. Both the folks over at Panasonic Corporation and Mozilla have announced that they will be working together to develop and promote the new Firefox OS, which happens to be an open platform that is based on HTML5 as well as other Web technologies, targeting next generation smart TVs as the platform of choice. This development of the new Firefox OS platform intends to deliver additional access into smart TVs through the leverage of both HTML5 and Web technologies that are already prevalent on PCs, smartphones and tablets.

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