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Listen to the podcast with Jason Briggs and Jeff Baumgartner from Light Reading. Now spanning video and broadband devices and a subset of the Internet of Things (IoT) arena, the Reference Design Kit (RDK) has come a long way since humble beginnings that appear to extend back to circa 2010. RDK, an open-source software stack managed by a joint venture…
Realtek Semiconductor’s RTD1319D SoC platform with Irdeto hybrid middleware for Android TV and RDK supports the new VVC/H.266 codec, as well as 4K HDR, 3D and HDMI 2.1a features. Taiwanese chipmaker Realtek Semiconductor and security company Irdeto have announced a new joint development that combines Realtek’s RTD1319D product with Irdeto hybrid middleware for Android TV and RDK. The collaboration…
MultiChoice has announced a partnership with Sky, which will see the South African broadcaster sell its “Sky Glass” TV range from 2023. In the UK, the Sky Glass TV comes with a QLED panel and packs built-in Wi-Fi connectivity for streaming Sky TV and streaming apps. The smart TV will come with the DStv app built in. Sky and…
MultiChoice’s long-awaited media streaming TV box — the DStv Streama — will launch in South Africa on 1 October 2022. MultiChoice South Africa CEO, Nyiko Shiburi, revealed the official launch date during the company’s 2022 Media Showcase on Thursday. The DStv Streama is a compact streaming box that supports 4K video with HDR 10 and Dolby Atmos virtual surround…
The number of RDK devices deployed globally has risen to 100 million, an increase of 20 million over the past year. RDK, the open source software platform that standardises core functions used in video, broadband, and IoT connected devices, is deployed by dozens of operators globally, including Comcast, Cox, Deutsche Telekom, Liberty Global, Sky, Stofa, Vectra and Ziggo. “Surpassing…


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