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WPE, a New WebKit Port Optimised for Embedded  

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17 Sep 2017

Browsers are the killer applications that many network device manufacturers need to embed in their products. However, there are many challenges that hinder the dream of building performant web browsers for low-cost devices. With the aim of making this dream a reality, at Igalia we have released WPE WebKit, a new WebKit Port optimized for Embedded platforms. WPE WebKit is designed with simplicity and performance in mind: a hardware accelerated fullscreen browser with multimedia support, as small (both in memory usage and disk space) and light as possible, and implementing the most relevant HTML APIs defined.WPE WebKit is now part of RDK and has been accepted upstream at webkit.org as a new official port of WebKit. We expect WPE WebKit to be deployed in millions of STB by the end of Q3.
 

Speakers
Miguel Ángel Gómez, Open Source Developer - Igalia
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