Transforming the viewing experience worldwide, Espial has recently contributed important Conditional Access System (CAS) integration and certification software to the RDK community. Espial has leveraged its expertise and insights as the first company to certify and commercially deploy RDK-V version 2 with leading CAS technologies including Nagra, Cisco, Verimatrix, and Widevine, to deliver valuable benefits for future RDK implementations. Ensuring timely and seamless CAS integrations is a critical element to deliver RDK-V services for operators.
Supported by over 300 companies, RDK-V is a standardized software stack created to accelerate deployment of next-gen video products and services by cable and telecom video operators. It provides a common interface to SoCs and set-top boxes (STBs), acting as a universal adapter to the underlying hardware.
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 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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