Blu-ray disc players to feature Java support

Posted on Wednesday, June 29 2005 @ 17:14 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Blu-ray DVD players will incorporate Sun Microsystem's Java technology for the interactivity standards. All Blu-ray disc players will feature Java support - it will be used for control menus, interactive features, network services and games.
Sun Chief Executive Scott McNealy referred to the deal in an interview last week. "The new Blu-ray spec is going to put a Java virtual machine in every new next-generation DVD player, and all your DVDs are going to have Java bytecode on it that gets executed," he said.
Read more at CNET

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