In 2012, middleware market grew 11 percent. The bulk of that growth came from developments in “guide software, metadata, and technologies underlying DVR and VOD“.
The middleware growth trend is hardly surprising given the cable industry’s current obsession with all new EPGs and multiscreen solutions.
As for where the middleware market is headed … more than 80 companies now license the RDK SW stack from hybrid QAM/IP in IP-only STBs and home gateways.
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Source for this blog is Light Reading article: TV Middleware Rising to Top