An RDK preferred member since 2014, it has enriched the solution for broadcast, broadband and OTT operators with critical new features including multicast, DVB, live DASH streaming, enhanced navigation on the TV screen using the voice assistant, secured-data user profiling leveraging artificial intelligence, universal search aggregation with metadata and integration of new premium video streaming apps.
Commenting on the development, Steve Heeb, president of RDK Management, said: “Thanks to SoftAtHome’s long experience in the telecommunications industry plus video and broadband software expertise, they provide the means for service providers to take the lead in video content distribution becoming a super Video aggregator delivering an outstanding experience based on the RDK platform. We are proud to have SoftAtHome embracing RDK”.
David Viret-Lange, CEO of SoftAtHome, added: “Thanks to our universal search and recommendation engine to simplify content discovery, we enable operators to become super video aggregator exploiting the sweet spot at the juncture of on-demand and live content. Adding new premium video streaming apps, will require only the decision to activate the feature within an RDK based deployment.
“SoftAtHome exists to help operators through an open, flexible software platform. Our motto has always been: By operators for operators. We support RDK’s initiative enabling service providers to benefit from a standardized software video platform while keeping the agility of differentiation. We see ourselves as the industrial arm of service provider ambition, and as such, we see our association with RDK Management as essential”.