The underlying system and standards that makes up the built in and/or set top box. A platform enables interactivity and can include ITV related software, middleware, or hardware. Back to previous
A platform is an computer operating system on which application programs can run. Examples of platforms are Windows, 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP and the Mac OS X.
A combination hardware and software architecture, such as Unix, Macintosh, or Windows NT.
The type of computer or operating system on which a software application runs. For example, some common platforms are PC, Macintosh, Unix, and NeXT.
Platforms is the title given to different operating systems. The most well known examples are Microsoft's Window s and Mac OS however, there are many more operating systems designed to specialise in different functions.
platform is a hardware and software combination that represents a specific user experience and method of accessing the Internet. Common platforms include "Windows NT" (Microsoft Windows NT on a standard Intel-type PC), "Mac PPC" (Macintosh with Power PC processor), Red Hat Linux 6.1 (Linux is a UNIX-like operating system), etc.