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ViXS(TM) and Wyplay Collaborate on Next Generation Media Gateway Solution

September 6, 2012

ViXS’ XCode((R))( )Network Media Processor System on Chip (SoC) delivers best-in-class
performance to provide a global solution to the emerging mobility media
gateway with integrated router capability

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – ViXS Systems Inc. today announces a
partnership with Wyplay to develop advanced gateway solution based on
the XCode( )4300 family targeting new home architectures where the router and
gateway combined becomes the media hub. This gateway solution
aggregates, stores and distributes protected content to connected
networked and mobile media client devices. This innovative architecture
puts all the intelligence and processing in the gateway and reduces the
complexity and cost by leveraging consumer electronics products as
viewing devices such as smart TVs, PCs, tablets and smart phones. This
new gateway requires high performance multimedia functions and is made
possible using the XCode((R) )43xx network processor and ViXS Xtensiv((TM)) software combined with Wyplay’s middleware. Wyplay is a global leader
and innovator in advanced middleware product. This groundbreaking
solution will be showcased at ViXS’ Suite G104 at IBC 2012 in the RAI
Amsterdam.

The XCode( )4300 family of network media processors, currently in production, offers
high system performance integrating extensive functions such as dual HD
transcoding, encoding, 2D/3D graphics acceleration and network
processing. This SoC family with best-in-class patented transcoding
technology in conjunction with Wyplay’s software creates an innovative
gateway solution offering functionalities such as multiscreen place
shifting, network attached storage (NAS), DVR and secure management and
distribution of content. Using Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA(C))
and HTML5, this gateway can stream video to networked and mobile
devices such as IP based set-top boxes, smart connected TVs, PCs, smart
phones and tablets.

“The One Box gateway is an emerging market where Wyplay believes it has
the technology, experience, and relationships in the ecosystem to help
positively shape and evolve this product category. Wyplay believes that
ViXS Systems XCode is an ideal platform for Wyplay to demonstrate our
new gateway solution” said Dominique Feral, Wyplay CMO. “ViXS offers
the best-in-class network media SoC solutions in this market and
enables us to create innovative media gateway offerings requested by
today’s demanding operators.”

“Combining router and media gateway functions in one box and leveraging
existing consumer products as viewing devices are becoming important to
operators and the ViXS XCode( )4300 system-on-chip family provides the best value proposition to
address this new product category with the most advanced system
performance and transcoding functionality” said David Jones, VP
Marketing and Business Development of ViXS Systems. “We are extremely
pleased to be collaborating with such a leading software company as
Wyplay to be the first to demonstrate this advanced and innovative
media gateway solution.”

About ViXS Systems Inc.

ViXS is a multimedia solutions innovator providing technologies for
processing, managing, securing and distributing high quality video and
audio allowing seamless control, conversion, and connectivity between
many classes and sizes of digital entertainment devices.

ViXS supplies advanced System-on-Chip semiconductors, software solutions
and hardware reference designs for the world’s top manufacturers of
Digital TVs, DVDs, Set-top boxes, Personal Video Recorders, PCs,
Network-Attached Storage devices, Residential/Home Gateways, Blu-ray
players/recorders, as well as Broadcast and Professional Equipment
OEMs.

ViXS is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with global operations and
offices in Europe, Asia and North America. ViXS has 382 patents issued
and pending worldwide. Listed for four years running as one of
Deloitte’s fastest growing North American companies, ViXS is setting
new standards in the way digital entertainment is viewed and
transmitted across an endless array of multimedia products.

For more information on ViXS, please visit our website: www.vixs.com.

VIXS((TM)), the ViXS((R) )logo, XCode(TM), XConnex(TM) and Xtensiv(TM) are trademarks and/or registered
trademarks of ViXS. Other trademarks are the property of their
respective owners.

SOURCE ViXS Systems Inc.


Source: PR Newswire