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With New Kylo Browser Convergence is Another Step Closer

VideoNuze - This morning Hillcrest Labs is announcing its new “Kylo” browser, providing people who connect their computers to their TVs with an optimized and complete on-TV Internet browsing experience. Kylo is being offered as a free download by Hillcrest, the maker of the “Loop pointer,” a clever “in-air” mouse. After downloading Kylo and connecting my Mac to my TV over the weekend, I was quickly navigating Kylo with a Loop. Taken together, Kylo and the Loop deliver an inexpensive, yet high-impact online video/TV convergence experience.

As Dan Simpkins, Hillcrest’s CEO and founder told me last week, Kylo strives to deliver the simplicity required for a satisfying on-TV experience with enough of the most-often used features of computer-based browsing. As such, the first thing you notice about Kylo is that all of the buttons and text are a lot bigger than with standard browsers like IE, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, etc. The layout is also a lot cleaner, with all extraneous text and navigation found in these other browsers stripped away.

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posted March 26, 2010

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About Hillcrest Labs

Hillcrest Labs consumer products are bridging the gap between online and television entertainment. Thanks to innovations such as our Kylo Web browser for TV and Loop pointer, an in-air mouse for TV, consumers can now access, organize and enjoy online content through their HDTVs. Hillcrest Labs has received numerous awards and recognitions including the two CES Innovations Awards, PC World’s 100 Best Products and Greatest Tech Designs, Popular Mechanics' Editors Choice, and many others.

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