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RDK4 now available, Humax unveils new RDK voice assistant box and gateway

Open source video and broadband platform body RDK Management has made the latest version of the platform – RDK4 – available for video service providers worldwide. Unveiled fully at the 2020 RDK Virtual Euro Summit, RDK4 provides a carrier-grade software stack designed for deploying apps and managing core technical functions of set-top boxes, according to […]

Skyworth launches first RDK Video Accelerator box

Set-top giant Skyworth Digital has launched its first RDK Video Accelerator box after joining the RDK Video Accelerator Programme. The device is based on an Amlogic chipset. Skyworth’s new reference OTT set-top comes pre-integrated with the RDK application framework and the Metrological App Store. Skyworth’s RDK Video Accelerator is a UHD IP-set top, running on […]

Humax launches range of RDK devices

Set-top and gateway provider Humax has launched a range of RDK devices for pay TV operators. The company has also joined the RDK Video Accelerator programme and announced its first RDK Video Accelerator 4K IP reference set-top box.  Humax’s RDK Video Accelerator set-top box is pre-integrated with the RDK application framework and the Metrological App […]

Altice Labs unveils raft of RDK gateways for DOCSIS and PON

Altice Labs, the technology development arm of the European service provider, has unveiled a portfolio of RDK broadband gateways. TheRDK-powered gateways include a GPON gateway and a DOCIS 3.1 gateway both with Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) capability. The line-up also includes and a DOCSIS 3.0 gateway with Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) capability. According to the RDK organisation, […]

Broadcom joins RDK Video Accelerator programme with new portfolio

Broadcom has announced an expanded relationship with open source platform creator RDK that sees it join the RDK Video Accelerator programme. In addition, Broadcom has introduced a portfolio of pre-integrated RDK-based chipset solutions.   RDK is an open source software platform for the connected home that standardises core functions used in broadband, video, and IoT connected […]

AirTies to launch WiFi solution for RDK devices in 2019

AirTies is set to make its managed WiFi solution available for devices running the RDK software platform in the first quarter of 2019. The company, which provides managed WiFi Mesh solutions to service providers, also said that an that an as-yet unnamed Tier 1 operator is due to deploy AirTies’ software on RDK-based customer premises […]

RDK Management unveils new app programme

RDK Management, the outfit that manages the Comcast-driven RDK open source initiative, has unveiled a new app programme that it says will make it easier to develop and launch apps consistently across RDK-based set-top boxes. The two-pronged programme gives service providers the option to use a versatile new RDK App Framework to build and manage […]

RDK: worldwide deployments up 62% year-on-year

RDK Management claims that video and broadband service providers have now deployed more than 40 million devices running the RDK software worldwide. Announcing the update at the Connected TV World Summit in London this morning, RDK Management said the deployment figure is up 62% compared to the same time last year. In total, more than […]

RDK Management and Broadcom partner for set-top box optimisation

RDK Management and semiconductor firm Broadcom have partnered to integrate chipset-level software development kits (SDKs) from Broadcom with RDK’s open source software. The move is designed to make a common software porting layer to simplify and standardise RDK deployments across set-boxes used around the world by video and broadband service providers.  The companies said that […]

Liberty Global taps SeaChange for next Horizon

Liberty Global has tapped SeaChange to provide its Adrenalin multi-screen video technology to support the latest version of the cable giant’s Horizon advanced TV service. SeaChange said that Adrenalin would be a ‘key element’ of the Horizon 4 platform. Adrenalin will provide the content information and transaction support for Liberty’s viewers across both broadcast and […]

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