RDK in the News

RDK in the News articles, which feature online trade publications, are shown below. Clicking on the category section will show news from other sources: Press Releases lists all official RDK announcements, and may be issued jointly with partner companies; and Community Updates includes references to RDK by our community members, such as case studies, whitepapers, and features on company websites.

Eager to drive scale into a new operating system for connected TVs, Germany’s Foxxum said it has struck a deal to integrate its software into a printed circuit board (PCB) made by CVTE, a major TV components supplier based in China. According to Foxxum CEO Ronny Lutzi, the integration is a step along the path in Foxxum’s push to…
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…


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