Alticast to Showcase Ambient TV on
RDK-based STB during SCTE
As a member of the RDK community, Alticast’s services include not only integration and deployment of RDK solutions, but also system integration, code management and ongoing support. With over 18 years of successful deployments in the video industry, our expertise and knowledge are continuously sought to meet the needs of our forward-thinking customers.
With a shift in the industry of Pay TV operators moving to IPTV and embracing OTT, our cloud TV platform, Ambient TV™, provides an award-winning, end-to-end, cloud-based solution designed to empower operators to deliver a real-time, personalized TV experience based on media, operational and business intelligence, resulting in an efficient and secure ecosystem. It has the ability to run on multiple platforms and devices. It also enables service expansion and ensures monetization through its advanced UI/UX based on our HTML 5 framework, allowing operators to evolve their user experience from a core set of features to module extensions that not only add services, but also provide additional revenue opportunities.
This year, during SCTE’s Cable Tec Expo in Atlanta on October 22-25, we will be showing off this advanced technology. At our booth, 2523, we will demonstrate the cross-platform capabilities of our OTT service delivery platform, Ambient TV, showing how this cloud-based solution can serve as the foundation for all devices utilizing the SaaS business model. This cross-platform capability will be shown on an RDK-based STB platform with a companion device (tablet) supporting multi-DRM requirements.
If you are planning on attending the show and would like to set up a meeting to see this solution in action, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alticast Inc. is excited to introduce its first contribution to the RDK community. The Alticast Xconf Log Server is a software server component that works
What does it take for a room full of people to write a code base for an attractive, relatable UI/UX, for a legacy/lower-end set-top box
RDK Management is an open source consortium that manages the Reference Design Kit (RDK). RDK is an open source software platform for the connected home that standardizes core functions used in broadband devices, set-top boxes, and IoT. 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 500 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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