[OpenID] Fwd: [OpenID board] Question on implementation of OAUTH/OpenID for Set-top-box

Breno de Medeiros breno at google.com
Fri Apr 10 19:12:08 UTC 2009

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On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 11:47 AM, David Recordon <david at sixapart.com> wrote:
> Hey Kamal,
> I'm forwarding your email to both the OpenID General and OAuth mailing
> lists.
> Cheers,
> --David
> Begin forwarded message:
> From: Kamal Mehta <kamal.mehta at gmail.com>
> Date: April 10, 2009 12:30:31 AM PDT
> To: board at openid.net
> Subject: [OpenID board] Question on implementation of OAUTH/OpenID for
> Set-top-box
> Reply-To: board at openid.net
> Hi,
> We are evaluating the integration of OpenID/OAUTH for our clients so that
> there could be a seamless user experience of Authentication on
> Playstation/Set-top-box. In due course we investigated it a bit and found
> that OpenID/OAUTH 2.0 follows a redirection model FROM Relying Party TO
> OpenID Provider through the UserAgent, which happens to be browser in all
> example implementation we have seen.
>  We have quick question, As described we are using Blue-Ray players which
> lacks the ability of having state-of-the-art browsers, is there any
> possibility of implementing OpenID and OAUTH w/out going thru browser route
> of redirection, such as any direct API call to get an authentication of
> user? Is it even feasible?
>  Are there any implementations done for Set-Top-Box by any other company we
> could leverage some design discussions?
>  Appreciate your early response.
>  Thanks in advance.
> --
> Regards,
> Kamal Mehta
> http://www.linkedin.com/in/kamalmehta
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