BitTorrent is making available its Software Development Kit (SDK) for consumer electronics devices. BitTorrent is enabling hardware manufacturers to bundle, optimize, embed or develop integrated content delivery services for products such as Network-Attached Storage (NAS) devices, set-top boxes, digital media adapters and routers.
Buffalo Inc. is the latest to announce it will integrate BitTorrent functionality into its next generation of NAS devices, which will ship globally. As part of the collaboration, Buffalo will also participate in BitTorrent’s Device Certification Program, which provides seamless compatibility between hardware and the expanding number of BitTorrent-based consumer and commercial-grade services, as well as marketing and branding opportunities.
BitTorrent has already teamed with chipmakers Marvell Semiconductors and iAdea/Star Semiconductor; and hardware manufacturers ASUSTeK, Netgear, Planex Communications and QNAP Systems.
The company will also soon be launching its commercial content delivery platform, BitTorrent DNA.