RDK

DTVKit’s market-proven DVB stack has been integrated into the RDK framework by Ocean Blue Software, providing users with a complete hybrid solution for Operators and set-top box makers. The first stage integration will run RDK with DVBCore integrated, decoding and displaying content using a Satellite (DVB-S) tuner. RDK is multi-standard and compatible with the following standards DVB-S/S2, T/T2, C.

RDK is an open-source software platform for the connected home that standardises core functions used in broadband, video and IoT connected devices. It enables service providers to manage their devices; control their business models; and customise their apps, UI’s and data analytics to improve the customer experience and drive business results. The RDK community consists of over 430 company members, who make code contributions and download software components more than seven million times per month. The RDK software powers over 60 million devices deployed by service providers globally.

Features

Integrated channel database 

A feature of our solution is EPG

Now/next and full 7-day EPG

DVR Engine with clash management 

Local or networked playback of ‘Live’ and ‘DVR’ content

Plug-in architecture for custom SI handling

Conditional Access and Common Interface 

Infrastructure

Hybrid Device

  • Hybrid device with DVB-S/T/C tuner acts as server
  • Provides websocket API for RDK 3.0 clients to control service acquisition, management, selection, and EPG data retrieval
  • DVB stack tunes to requested service and configures demux to create SPTS
  • ‘DTVSrc’ injects SPTS to the RMF for local playback or distribution to network clients

Client Device

  • HTML UI for service selection, presenting service information, programme information, and EPG data ? data retrieved from server via websocket API
  • Client requests server to ‘tune’ to desired service via http request
  • DVB service playback controlled via the RMF using ‘dtvplayer’ app

Benefits

Our solution has a series of benefits, that can save you time, money and resources. This gives you the opportunity to focus on giving your customers the best end product, and giving you a competitive advantage against your competitors.

Our Android TV solution is customisation

Customisable

RDK is an open standard based on open source components that is fully customisable

Portable across multiple Silicon platforms

Our solution will provide you with a faster time to market

Faster Time to Market

Faster time to market frees engineering resources to add real value to the product and the end consumer.

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