RDK


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 […]

Kabel Deutschland licenses RDK

German cable giant Kabel Deutschland has licensed the Comcast-supported Reference Design Kit (RDK) for in-home devices from RDK Management.  The RDK is a pre-integrated software bundle developed and licensed to create a common framework for IP and hybrid set-top boxes and gateways. A number of device manufacturers and chipset vendors have already licensed the RDK […]

Opera launches Chromium/Blink for RDK

Opera Software has launched a version of the Google-supported Chromium/Blink web browser engine that is designed for set-tops based on the Comcast and Time Warner Cable-backed RDK architecture. According to Opera, its Devices SDK integrates into the RDK environment, replacing Qt/WebKit as the rendering engine and providing direct integration to the RDK ServiceManager and the […]

Pace chooses Myriad for RDK Java Virtual Machine

UK-based set-top box provider Pace has chosen Myriad Group’s Java technology for use in its range of RDK-compliant set-top boxes. US cable giant Comcast’s RDK specification, a pre-integrated software bundle for set-top boxes, multi-tuner video gateways and client devices, includes the Java Virtual Machine as a key component. “Pace is a leading global developer of […]