ANT Fresco Browser Provides User Interface for PRISMIQ MediaPlayer

8/27/2003 - ANT Limited, a leading provider of digital-media management and browser-based content-rendering solutions and User Interfaces for TV, DVD and other consumer electronic devices, announced that PRISMIQ, Inc. (, a leader in networked entertainment devices and software, has selected ANT's Fresco browser and user interface software for its award-winning PRISMIQ MediaPlayer networked entertainment device.

Earning a five-star rating from the Financial Times, as well as Editors' Choice awards from PC Magazine and CNET, the PRISMIQ MediaPlayer enables consumers to play MP3s and video files, view digital photos, stream Internet radio, browse the Internet and chat online all through their TVs, stereos and entertainment centres anywhere in the home. ANT's highly reliable, platform-independent Fresco browser provides TV-based Web surfing through a highly intuitive interface.

"PRISMIQ's selection of ANT's Fresco browser for the PRISMIQ MediaPlayer once again shows that Fresco is continually being selected as the browser of choice for the most innovative projects around the world," said Stephen Reeder, Director of Sales and Marketing, ANT Limited. "We are delighted that the PRISMIQ MediaPlayer has received such excellent industry recognition and acclaim."

"ANT's Fresco browser helps us continue our market leadership in product innovation by delivering enhanced functionality and service," said Nate Pagel, director of business development for PRISMIQ. "We evaluated a number of other embedded software solutions and ANT Fresco had the best performance, the smallest footprint, and the most customisability of the solutions that we considered." ANT's product portfolio includes robust and proven software solutions specifically designed for CE devices, including browser, content-rendering and digital media management (DMM) applications, a software architecture, portability layer, and user-interface toolkit. These solutions enable OEMs, service providers and network operators to provide highly compelling interactive content and services to the consumer. ANT has ten years' experience of developing portable, robust, and small-footprint software solutions for CE devices and its software has been deployed in millions of units by manufacturers around the world.

About ANT Limited
ANT Limited ( is a leading provider of browser-based content rendering solutions for TV, DVD and other consumer electronic devices. ANT's solution includes a browser, software architecture and user interface toolkit that enable OEMs, service providers and network operators to provide highly compelling interactive content and services to the consumer. ANT's software can be integrated quickly into any platform and operating system, and has been implemented into a wide range of interactive TV and digital entertainment devices around the world. Current customers include Thomson multimedia, Pace Micro Technology, Philips Semiconductors, HUMAX and Sagem.

ANT, the ANT logo, Fresco and SimplEmail are all trademarks or registered trademarks of ANT Limited.

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