The reference design kit (RDK) is an integrated software bundle that can be accessed by operators in need of a software stack for set-top devices. The fully tested and integrated system runs on QAM, IP and Hybrid devices.
The RDK software components are available for use on devices used by operators with an RDK license agreement. RDK vendors can license the software and contribute to the RDK stack. The RDK software is available to all RDK licensees in a shared source manner. There are many benefits to using the RDK technology, including: