At INTX in Chicago, several members of the Digital Living Network Alliance are showcasing products and services based on the DLNA's VidiPath HTML5 certification program for delivering pay TV content throughout the connected home. VidiPath also covers technologies for content protection, authentication, remote diagnostics, network power save, and adaptive delivery, all based on DTCP-IP, X509, UPnP, IEEE 1905.1, MPEG-DASH and HTML5.
Companies running VidiPath demos include AwoX, Broadcom, CableLabs, Comcast, JetHead and Samsung.
- Comcast is demonstrating an Xfinity VidiPath Service for the X1 platform from Xfinity XG1 set-top boxes. The service, running on Comcast production plant, includes an Xfinity VidiPath HTML5 application running on a Samsung smart TV and on a Broadcom client device.
- CableLabs is demonstrating its VidiPath Server Reference Device, which is part of the DLNA VidiPath Client Certification Test Bed and available for purchase. The server is being demonstrated along with an AwoX VidiPath client.
- AwoX is demonstrating its MULTIStriim Player software development kits at work inside a mobile device (Nexus 9) and a set-top box running Linux. The demo is intended to show interoperability with the AwoX VidiPath Testbed Reference Server, based on AwoX's MULTIStriim Server SDK, as well as the Cablelabs VidiPath Reference Server and commercial VidiPath services.
- JetHead is demonstrating its VidiPath HTML5 RUI client software running on LG's smart TV with the WebOS platform. The JetHead VidiPath client is a turnkey solution built to be portable to different operating systems and SOC solutions. It's designed to securely render audio, video and HTML5 graphics coming from any VidiPath-compliant server.