Videon Becomes Newest RDK Licensee from Comcast
State College, PA -- Videon Central, Inc. (Videon), a leading provider of media streaming solutions for the consumer electronics market, announced today that it has licensed the Reference Design Kit (RDK) from Comcast. This agreement will enable Videon to offer new software products and services to its growing list of semiconductor, connected device and consumer electronics customers.
“Videon continues to drive innovation for connected media devices,” stated Michael Daulerio, Vice President of Business Development at Videon. “This agreement allows us to bring our unique perspective and expertise to operators and manufacturers looking to take advantage of the RDK initiative.”
In addition to its embedded products and services, Videon provides the Avia Media Player, to play, manage and share personal media. With Avia´s intuitive user interface, media management is simple. Avia media players allow users to browse, scan, and select media from a variety of sources including local storage, USB, Facebook, Google +/Picasa, and home networks with its built in DLNA/ UPnP functionality. Fling continues to be a favorite feature among users with its convenient sharing of media options between compatible devices.
Avia and Avia Media Player Pro are available now for download in the Google Play and Amazon Markets. Avia is also a featured application for GoogleTV and Sony Select. For more details on Avia, please visit www.aviatheapp.com.
The RDK from Comcast is a pre-integrated software bundle that creates a common framework for powering tru2way®, IP or hybrid set-top boxes and gateway devices and accelerates the development and deployment of next-generation video services. Comcast licenses the RDK to OEMs, SIs, SOCs, software vendors as well as MVPDs to create a community of innovators focused on bringing rich, multi-screen TV home entertainment experiences to consumers faster.
Videon Central, Inc. (Videon), an Intel Capital portfolio company, is a leading independent software vendor (ISV), supplying video streaming technology and Blu-ray Disc (BD) middleware for the consumer electronics (CE) market. Videon’s media playback solutions have enabled over 25M embedded products including Smart TVs, IPTV set-top boxes, BD players, Tablets and other connected devices. Videon specializes in applying our core IP with software system integration, custom software and hardware design and product certification testing services. Videon offers OEM and vertical market customers a unique set of capabilities to help scale their product development and facilitate the launch of their next generation digital media applications. For more information on Videon, visit http://www.videon-central.com.Return to News and Events