SmartRGÆ supports open-source development

SmartRG Inc., a leading provider of carrier-grade, open source-based connected home platforms and cloud services, has announced its membership to the prpl Foundation, the company said.

Prpl, the open-source, community-driven, non-profit foundation shaping the next-generation of connected devices, has been steadily gaining members to collectively steer the future of residential broadband.

SmartRG will collaborate with prpl, leveraging the benefits of SmartOS, SmartRGís OpenWrt-based network operating system that is silicon-independent and enables an elegant transition to SDN/NFV architectures. SmartOS offers a suite of applications to enhance Service Providersí ability to manage, monitor, and monetize their broadband service offerings, such as embedded Video Stream Analysis, AI-enabled WiFi Diagnostics and Home Analytics. The SmartOS platform also enables the easy integration of new applications, including 3rd-party apps.

prpl (pronounced Purple) is a community driven, non-profit organization with a focus on enabling the security and interoperability of embedded devices for the IoT and smart society of the future.

SmartRG offers whole-home WiFi service. Its technology and designs help broadband operators migrate, manage and monetize the increasingly connected home experience while exceeding subscriber expectations. Headquartered in Vancouver, Wash., SmartRG supports millions of customer premise equipment (CPE) devices and hundreds of TR-069 ACS (Auto Configuration Server) deployments globally. For more information, visit