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Revolutionizing Displays: RT-RK and iWedia Introduce AndDesk, a Groundbreaking Smart Monitor OS Transforming Traditional Screens into Versatile Smart Devices

NOVI SAD, Serbia and LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Jan. 4, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — RT-RK, a leading embedded software development house, and iWedia S.A, a world-class provider of software solutions for connected TV devices, announce AndDesk, a groundbreaking Smart Monitor Operating System designed to revolutionize traditional monitors by transforming them into powerful and versatile smart devices. Built upon the Android Open-Source Project (AOSP), AndDesk extends its functionality beyond the conventional, providing users with a standalone desktop-like environment.

I. The Evolution of Monitors: AndDesk Paves the Way

As monitors continue to play a pivotal role in our daily lives, RT-RK and iWedia jointly take a leap forward with AndDesk, bridging the gap between traditional displays and smart devices. Users can now experience the power of a standalone smart monitor, eliminating the need for additional laptops or desktop PCs.

II. Key Aspects of AndDesk: A Comprehensive Smart Monitor Experience

AndDesk empowers users with a diverse range of features, seamlessly integrating productivity tools, video conferencing, entertainment options, and robust connectivity:

Productivity: AndDesk comes equipped with out-of-the-box support for essential Microsoft and Google tools, including Office, Mail, Google Drive, SharePoint, and more. Users can effortlessly handle work tasks in a desktop-like environment.

Video Calls: Connect with colleagues, friends, and family through popular video conferencing platforms such as Zoom, Teams, Meets, and Webex directly from the AndDesk environment.

Entertainment: Enjoy a plethora of entertainment options with native support for streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, HBO, YouTube, Amazon Prime, and Disney+. AndDesk also caters to casual gamers, providing an array of engaging games.

Connectivity: AndDesk facilitates seamless connectivity with casting options, messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Viber, Line, and social media platforms like Twitter.

Web Browsing: With a custom-developed web browser, AndDesk provides windows into all HTML based applications that are not available as Android applications, or do not support desktop-like environment.

III. Supported Platforms: Amlogic, MediaTek, Realtek and Synaptics

AndDesk is designed to be compatible with a range of platforms, including Amlogic, MediaTek, Realtek and Synaptics ensuring broad accessibility and a consistent, high-quality experience across diverse devices.

IV. Versatility and Accessibility: Available as AOSP-Based OS and Standalone Application

AndDesk is available not only as a full-fledged AOSP-based OS for new devices but also as a standalone application for existing Android devices. This flexibility allows users to upgrade their current Android-based systems, unlocking the full potential of AndDesk without the need for new hardware.

V. The Future of Smart Monitors: AndDesk Redefines Possibilities

With AndDesk, RT-RK and iWedia envision a future where every monitor transforms into a versatile smart device. The fusion of productivity, seamless connectivity, and entertainment options positions AndDesk as a trailblazer in the evolution of smart monitors, offering users an unprecedented level of convenience and functionality.

Experience the technology firsthand with a live demonstration available at RT-RK/iWedia’s suite in the Venetian Tower during CES 2024.

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About RT-RK

RT-RK is a premium embedded software development house in Southeast Europe, with a focus on consumer electronics and infotainment systems. The company was founded in 1991, and currently employs 500+ engineers. RT-RK has a background in being a near shore development center of silicon vendor, networking, automotive, and consumer electronics companies.

About iWedia

iWedia provides world-class software solutions for connected TV devices. We are pioneers in AndroidTV and support our customers with software architecture and design expertise, field proven products, and cost-effective engineering services out of our development centers in Serbia and India. We are proud to serve major Telecom operators, PayTV operators and tier 1 automotive OEMs with our media solutions.