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Mozilla has been developing Firefox OS for a variety of platforms even though the first devices powered by it were smartphones. The OS is capable of running applications that use web technologies like JavaScript and HTML5, thus making it easier for developers to convert their existing apps for Firefox OS. The operating system can also be run on devices like smart TVs and TV sticks, Mozilla is now showing off what Firefox OS for TV really looks like.

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Firefox for TV interface arranges things like cards in a deck. For example Live TV will always be the top card in the deck, if users choose Live TV this will bring up a list of channels and any of those cards can then be pinned so that users can easily access them later on.

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Things like applications, devices, browser and favorites are displays as separate cards. This reveals that user-downloaded applications won’t show up directly on the home screen rather they’ll be inside the applications card, however use will be able to pin an app for faster access.

There’s a Dashboard as well which is basically a home screen that displays important information such as the weather, time, notifications as well as details about apps running in the background.

Panasonic will be among the first OEMs to use Firefox OS in smart TVs, the company’s first units powered by this operating system should arrive in the near future.

Filed in Gadgets. Read more about , and . Source: blog.mozilla.org

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