Arris and Metrological team for RDK Lab Accelerator STBApril 14, 2019 10.08 Europe/London By Robert Briel Arris has announced the availability of the RDK Lab Accelerator, a solution jointly developed by Arris, Metrological and RDK Management.The RDK Lab Accelerator is based on the Arris VIP5202W UHD IP set-top and provides the RDK community an application development platform that uses the latest RDK application framework and the pre-integrated Metrological App Store. RDK is an open source software platform for the connected home that standardizes core functions used in broadband devices, set-tops, and IoT. It enables service providers to manage their devices; control their business models; and customize their apps, UIs and data analytics to improve the customer experience and drive business results. The RDK Lab Accelerator is a 4K/UHD set top with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and voice control compatibility. It comes pre-installed with the latest version of RDK open source software, the Metrological App Store and is configured with tools to customise services. RDK combined with the Lab Accelerator enables service providers to reduce the time to market for new solutions, differentiate their UX and maintain their customer relationships.