Access Distributes Free Web Browser for PlayStation2 That Runs on Linux


Access Co., Ltd. announced free distribution of the demo version of its Web browser, “NetFront v3.0 for PS Linux,” which runs on Linux for the “PlayStation2.”

Access began download distribution of the demo version of NetFront v3.0 for PS Linux on the company’s Web site for the users of the beta version Linux kit for PlayStation2 “SCPH-10270K,” which was released by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. in June (sales terminated). The download allows the trial for 45 days.

Access will set up a bulletin board on which the users who downloaded the software can write comments, in order to collect impressions and requests from usage. The commercial distribution of NetFront v3.0 for PS Linux is not yet determined.

Access is a company offering Web browsers for i-mode. Its “NetFront” browser software for information home appliances is for television sets, set-top boxes, game consoles, PDAs, word processors, car navigation systems, Web telephones and single-purpose terminals.

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