Innowave licenses RDK software

Portuguese TV technology provider Innowave has licensed the RDK software stack to bring its TV products to operators seeking to deploy RDK-based services. RDK – a pre-integrated software bundle that has as its stated aim to provide a common framework for enabling set-top boxes and other devices for TV service providers – is supported by […]

RDK looks to Europe with DVB additions

RDK Management, the company set up by Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Liberty Global to administer the RDK software specifications for advanced TV services for cable, has announced the availability of new components to meet the needs of DVB-based cable operators, initially focusing on support for European subtitling and teletext requirements.  Shiva Patibanda, chief technology […]

Espial and Samsung to provide RDK devices

IPTV middleware provider Espial has teamed up with Samsung to deliver a joint RDK solution targeted at cable operators. Espial and Samsung, both RDK licensees, will provide an HTML5-based user experience combining Samsung’s IP set-top box and home media gateway with the Espial set-top client. “The RDK platform helps us provide a set-top box platform […]

Pace to showcase RDK products

Pace is to use ANGA COM to showcase its RDK products and solutions. The company will highlight its range of media servers, IP clients and dongles along with the Elements RDK-ready software platform. Pace says it has now shipped over three million RDK-compliant devices in the US alone, and is now planning to expand its […]

S3 Group to demo validation and integration services

S3 Group will use ANGA COM to demo its latest advances in video service validation, platform integration services and Reference Design Kit (RDK) migration support. At the expo, S3 Group’s director of strategy and marketing for TV technology will also speak on a technology panel entitled ‘Accelerating the Next Generation of Video Services: RDK and […]

Espial expands Canadian and UK operations

On-demand TV software and solutions firm Espial is expanding its Ottawa, Canada, headquarters and Cambridge, UK, office to keep pace of demand for its solutions. The firm said that it is hiring more engineers and technical staff to expand its capacity and deliver user experiences for smart TV manufacturers and service providers worldwide. Espial said […]

Pace to target European markets with RDK products

UK set-top provider Pace has said it plans to expand into DVB markets with RDK product deployments in partnership with major MSOs such as Liberty Global. Pace used the US Cable Show in Los Angeles to announce the availability of its Elements middleware platform fully integrated with the RDK platform. Elements is based on open […]

Tata Elxsi launches RDK platform

Cable industry technology provider Tata Elxsi has launched a RDK reference development suite to support service providers launching RDK-based devices. Tata Elxsi is providing services including app development, localisation, porting and validation, system integration and deployment. The package includes an HTML5 application framework, RDK specific servers and a set of HTML5 apps, and is aimed […]

Cisco implements first cloud-based RDK IPTV for Europe

Cisco has implemented what it says is the industry’s first Reference Design Kit (RDK)-based IPTV system for pilot purposes in Croatia’s largest operator, T-Hrvatski Telekom. Cisco said it completed the deployment in only 90 days. The new service was implemented using Cisco Videoscape, deployed as a combination of data centre-based equipment and Videoscape Cloud Services […]

Liberty Global joins RDK venture as third JV member

Liberty Global has joined the Reference Design Kit (RDK) joint venture, joining existing members Comcast and Time Warner Cable to develop the Comcast-originated platform for next-generation consumer premises devices for cable. The move was announced at Cable Congress in Amsterdam yesterday. Liberty Global will provide technical, financial, and management oversight resources to support the joint […]