TecAce licenses Comcast RDK for providing IP TV set-top box development service

TecAce has licensed Comcast’s Reference Design Kit (RDK) software stack for powering IP TV set-top boxes and video-playing device platforms from market leading OEMs.

This agreement will enable TecAce to provide software development, integration and testing services to set-top box and chip manufacturers as well as MSOs who are planning to take advantage of the RDK initiative.

The RDK is a pre-integrated software bundle that creates a common framework for powering tru2way®, IP or hybrid set-top boxes and video gateway devices. It accelerates the development and deployment of next-generation video services such as cloud-based Video on Demand (VOD), and improved television guide experiences with richer graphics and better search functionality. Comcast licenses the RDK to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), semiconductor manufacturers, software vendors and multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) to create a community of innovators focused on bringing rich, multi-screen TV home entertainment experiences to consumers faster.