ZENITH TO LAUNCH INTERNET TV PRODUCTS
BASED ON NC TECHNOLOGY FROM ORACLE
Computer, Inc. (NCI), a subsidiary of Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL), to launch a new generation of
software developed by NCI as the industry-standard platform for Internet appliances.
the eve of the Winter Consumer Electronics Show. “Working with Oracle, Zenith is redefining the
experience of television and marrying channel surfing and net-surfing in a new and exciting way. NCI’s
power of the Internet and the simplicity of television. Zenith’s Internet TV and NCI’s software technology will
Zenith’s “NetVision” Internet TV products, planned for introduction in 1997, will allow TV viewers to surf the
operates like a computer mouse. (An optional wireless keyboard also will be available.) The set-top
transactional services. In addition to a built-in 33.6 kilobit-per-second telephone modem, the products will
include an Ethernet port for connection to high-speed cable modems.
The N|C System Software is the powerful software inside Zenith’s “NetVision” Internet TV products. It
allows the Internet TV products to quickly connect to the network, run feature-rich software programs,
browse the World Wide Web and access multimedia content such as audio and video. Easy to use, like a
television set, the N|C System Software is simple to set up and requires no maintenance.
Network Computer, Inc. (NCI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle Corp., develops, licenses and markets
all software and support services for the network computer, including the N|C System Software and other
World Wide Web address is http://www.nc.com. Zenith Electronics Corporation, based in Glenview, Ill., is
a leading manufacturer and marketer of television and video products for consumer and professional
markets; display devices including color picture tubes, components and computer monitors; and network
development of digital high-definition television.
Zenith and its famous lightning-bolt logo are registered trademarks of Zenith Electronics Corporation, and NetVision and Z-Trak are trademarks of Zenith
Electronics Corporation. Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation. Oracle OpenWorld is a trademark of Oracle Corporation. N|C is a trademark
of Network Computer, Inc.