The RVU Allianceā„¢ is a consortium of leading content service provider, semiconductor, consumer electronics and technology companies who have come together to advance Remote User Interface (RUI) technology for home networked television entertainment. The RVU technology enables video content and the same consistent User Interface to be displayed on consumer electronics devices in the home without the need for a set-top box at each TV.
The RVU Alliance addresses these aims by maintaining the RVU standards, managing the product certification process to ensure interoperability among devices implementing RVU's RUI technology, and educating the market about RVU technology. RVU is a deployed, mature technology, with User Interface generation based on vector graphics, utilizing the HTML-5 Canvas layer found in all modern web browsers and industry standard DLNA protocols for in home video stream management.
RVU is the basis of DIRECTVs highly successful Genie home client/server architecture. Learn more.