Metrological has announced its RDK App Emulator, developed in cooperation with RDK Management LLC, has tested and certified more than 200 applications as ready for deployment on RDK-based devices in the first six weeks of availability.
Since its launch in April 2015, content developers around the world, including Al Jazeera and Euronews have downloaded Metrological’s RDK App Emulator SDK to create and test apps to run on top of the RDK.
“It has been extremely valuable to affirm that apps are running smoothly on the RDK set-top box software stack without needing modifications or adjustments,” said Albert Dahan, Co-Founder and CTO of Metrological.
“We are very pleased to offer this testing tool to the video development community. Open technologies like the RDK, are changing the pace of innovation, opening up development of video services to any developer at web deployment speed.”
“Euronews is the most-watched news channel in Europe and is a full multimedia platform for viewers on the move, said Walid Chamak, head of digital partnerships Euronews.
“RDK represents the future for new TV services and an important platform in reaching our viewers around the world. The Metrological App Emulator makes it easy to for us to test and tailor apps to run on RDK devices.”
“As a worldwide source of news that offers unique storytelling for our viewers wherever they are, it was clear that making our app available on RDK devices was an important step in reaching subscribers,” said Taahir Hoorzook, manager of digital distribution at Al Jazeera Media Network.
“Thanks to Metrological’s RDK App Emulator, we were able to run our app on the RDK environment, testing the consumer experience and performance in a matter of minutes.”