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Time Warner Cable Announces Development Of Its First IP Set-Top Box Using The Reference Design Kit Platform

Time Warner Cable today announced the development of its first IP set-top box integrating the Reference Design Kit (RDK) platform. Time Warner Cable is working with Humax, digital set-top box manufacturers, to create the IP-based set-top box that features its next generation cloud navigator.

The cloud navigator consists of the company’s new HTML 5 cloud-based navigation guide and provides customers a better, more modern user experience with enhanced search capabilities and additional program information.

“We’re very excited as this is the first implementation of the RDK for Time Warner Cable and steers us towards the future of an all IP service,” said Matthew Zelesko, Time Warner Cable’s Senior Vice President, Converged Technology Group. “The RDK continues to evolve thanks to the collaboration and joint efforts of the RDK community. We look forward to the continued development of the RDK and will work together to enhance it as a strategic platform for next generation set-top boxes and devices.”

Time Warner Cable and Comcast Corporation announced their RDK joint venture last year, whereby each would provide technical guidance, coding and financial support to promote the RDK as the platform software solution for the cable industry.

The RDK is a standardized software bundle designed to provide a common framework for powering customer-premises equipment (CPE) from TV service providers, including set-top boxes, gateways, and converged devices. It was created to accelerate the deployment of next-gen video products and services by providing transparency through access to device subcomponents. The RDK code is located beneath, and independent of, the application framework or UE/UX/UI layer of these devices. The RDK is supported by more than 125 licensees including: CE manufacturers, SOCs vendors, software developers, system integrators, and TV service providers. The RDK is available at no cost for licensees, and RDK community member companies can contribute software changes and enhancements to the RDK stack. It is administered by the RDK Management LLC, a joint venture between Comcast Cable, Time Warner Cable, and Liberty Global.

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