London, UK, 21 November 2011 – Oregan Networks, the leading web TV software company, has announced that it now supplies its web services platform for Logik, one of Dixons Retail’s portfolio of exclusive brands.
The Onyx media browser software provides customers with essential web and home network connectivity, including weather and news widgets, social networking and UK’s leading interactive Over the Top Video on Demand services, such as BBC iPlayer, Lovefilm, Blinkbox and broadcast catch-up TV programming. This partnership delivers on the retailer’s strategic push into convergence technology.
The Onyx browser featured on the Logik L23IPTV 23» LCD TV is positioned and marketed by the retailer as a home entertainment screen for bedrooms and kitchens, a category which is growing in popularity amongst a wide spread of consumer segments, ranging from technology enthusiasts and lifestyle shoppers – to families and deal seekers.
Oregan CEO, Mark Perry commented «Oregan Networks is pleased to be part of the new range of Smart TVs offered to Christmas shoppers via the nation’s leading electricals retail chain. We look forward to launching a host of new web applications and services on the Onyx-powered devices, to meet the growing demand from UK customers.»
Dixons Retail Andrew Wilson, TVs Category Manager, commented «We are committed to offering our customers an unbeatable combination of Value, Choice and Service and are excited that Oregan’s media browsing software will be included on the latest of our Logik L23IPTV 23» LCD TV.»
The new models are planned to be available online at www.currys.co.uk and www.pcworld.co.uk, as well as through Currys and PC World outlets from November 2011.