RDK


Universal Electronics highlights QuickSet, Control Plus and Evoke

Remote control provider Universal Electronics will use IBC to highlight new innovations in remote control set-up and home entertainment control.  The company will showcase the latest release of QuickSet now includes full compatibility with the RDK initiative, the pre-integrated software bundle that provides a common framework for powering customer-premises equipment from TV service providers, including […]

Metrological joints RDK

TV app store provider Metrological has jointed the RDK community, the open source initiative to create a standardised hardware platform for next-generation cable services.  Metrological joins more than 160 existing RDK community members comprising chip vendors, OEM hardware manufacturers, app developers and system integrators.  The RDK is intended to provide a common underlying technology layer […]

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 […]