Blue-ray players will run Java

Java to appear in next-gen DVD players | CNET
From the article:
“The Blu-ray Disc Association, the standards body for the format, has decided it will adopt Java for the interactivity standards,” said Yasushi Nishimura, director of Panasonic’s Research and Development Company of America, speaking at Sun’s JavaOne trade show here. “This means that all Blu-ray Disc player devices will be shipped equipped with Java.”

Java will be used for control menus, interactive features, network services and games, Nishimura said.

Cool! But as Chris Adamson says, “Gimme some tools!” (from: We Love Blu-Ray Java! It’s Perfect! Now Change.

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