Kylo is a discontinued open-source web browser developed by Hillcrest Labs for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. Initially released in 2010, the browser features a 10-foot user interface, with large fonts and buttons that make it easy to see from across the room, making it especially suitable for use with a home theater PC connected directly to a high-definition television.
In 2011, Kylo was a CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Innovations Awards honoree in the category of online audio/video content.
On May 15, 2012, Kylo was released as open source software under the terms of the Mozilla Public License
The browser was abandoned after Hillcrest was acquired by CEVA in July 2019.
- Home theater PC
- Smart TV
- Interactive television
- Internet television
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