Panel to include speakers from Kabel Deutschland, Liberty Global, S3 Group and ThinkAnalytics, moderated by RDK Management, LLC
PHILADELPHIA – May 15, 2014 – RDK Management, LLC today announced its participation in an RDK technology panel at the upcoming ANGA COM Conference. The session entitled, Accelerating the Next Generation of Video Services: RDK and Recommendation Engines and Beyond, will feature leading European operators and vendors that will discuss steps to deploying the RDK, its benefits and its role in speeding the deployment of personalized services. The session will take place on Wednesday, May 21st at 2:00 p.m. in Cologne, Germany.
Speakers on the Accelerating the Next Generation of Video Services: RDK and Recommendation Engines and beyond panel will include:
Wolfgang Zeller, VP Service Engineering, Kabel Deutschland
Bill Warga, VP Technology, Liberty Global
John Maguire, Director of Strategy and Marketing for TV Technology, S3 Group
Peter Docherty, Founder & CTO, ThinkAnalytics
The session will be moderated by Steve Heeb, President and General Manager of the RDK Management, LLC.
The RDK is a pre-integrated software bundle that provides a common framework for powering customer-premises equipment (CPE) from TV service providers, including set-top boxes (STBs), gateways, and converged devices. The RDK was created to accelerate the deployment of next-gen video products and services. It enables TV service providers to standardize certain elements of these devices, but also easily customize the applications and user experiences that ride on top. To date, the RDK has been licensed by more than 15 operators globally, including Liberty Global, Kabel Deutschland, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and others. The RDK has more than 140 licensees including, CE manufacturers, SoC vendors, software developers, system integrators, and TV service providers.
Additional information about the RDK is available at www.rdkcentral.com.
About RDK Management, LLC
RDK Management, LLC is a joint venture between Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Liberty Global created to administer the Reference Design Kit (RDK). The RDK is a standardized software bundle designed to provide a common framework for powering customer-premises equipment (CPE) from TV service providers, including set-top boxes, gateways, and converged devices. The RDK is supported by more than 140 licensees including: CE manufacturers, SoC vendors, software developers, system integrators, and TV service providers. For more information please visit http://www.rdkcentral.com.
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