ARRIS Offers RDK Lab Accelerator to Support the Rapid Development of New Video Applications
The RDK Lab Accelerator is now available globally as the core RDK video application reference platform, providing the RDK community the ability to rapidly develop, test and deliver innovative services
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ARRIS (now part of
RDK is an open source software platform for the connected home that standardizes core functions used in broadband devices, set-tops, and IoT. It enables service providers to manage their devices; control their business models; and customize their apps, UIs and data analytics to improve the customer experience and drive business results.
Now, service providers and development partners can rapidly come to
market with new services and applications, including popular premium
video streaming apps, while maintaining complete control over the user
experience as they build on the RDK platform. The RDK Lab Accelerator is
a 4K/UHD set top with built-in Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and voice control
compatibility. It comes pre-installed with the latest version of RDK
open source software, the
“ARRIS has long been a pioneer in RDK, and we remain committed to
providing service providers and development partners with technologies
that allow them to customize their own offering and quickly deploy
flexible and cost-effective solutions,” said
“Many operators simply want an off-the-shelf RDK set-top box experience
to test and develop their next-gen video services, and ARRIS has made
that easy with the RDK Lab Accelerator,” said
The availability of the RDK Lab Accelerator reinforces ARRIS’s commitment to RDK technology. Most recently, ARRIS announced its support for the RDK software stack across its next-generation EPON gateways, offering a range of benefits to customers. This includes a unified back-office system for managing both fiber and DOCSIS® architectures, simplified network provisioning, carrier-grade management features, and full integration with the ARRIS HomeAssure™ solution. ARRIS has since made high-volume RDK deployments on multiple DOCSIS 3.0/3.1 gateways.
The RDK Lab Accelerator ARRIS VIP5202W IP set-top is available for order.
About RDK Management
RDK Management is an open source consortium that manages RDK for the global community. RDK is an open source software platform for the connected home that standardizes core functions used in broadband devices, set-top boxes, and IoT solutions. It enables operators to manage their devices; control their business models; and customize their apps, UIs and data analytics to improve the customer experience and drive business results. The RDK community is comprised of more than 350 companies including: CPE manufacturers, SoC vendors, software developers, system integrators, and service providers. For more information on the tools, training, and events provided by RDK Management, please visit: www.rdkcentral.com.
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