ViXS(R), The World Leader in Transcoding Semiconductor Shipments, Demonstrates The First Set-top/Gateway System-on-Chip (SoC) Running 10-bit High Efficiency Video CODEC (HEVC)
ViXS to showcase innovations in IP set-top boxes (STB’s) and gateways,
wireless multi-screen video streaming, cloud-based content
distribution, Blu-ray, and MoCA networking technologies
TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – ViXS Systems Inc. today announced that it will be demonstrating its
latest product and technology innovations, such as the first MPEG
Profile 10 HEVC media processing solution and 4K (Ultra HD) at the
Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Consumers have made it clear they must have constant access to their
favorite media regardless of device or location, and this creates
significant challenges for service providers and electronics
manufacturers around the world. As the leader in transcoding SoC
deployments, ViXS is focused on bringing to market media processing
solutions for cloud-based content distribution systems as well as the
digital home network. ViXS’ XCode((R)) family of SoCs are helping to process, manage, secure, and distribute
high-quality video and audio, enabling entertainment providers around
the world to give consumers seamless and ubiquitous connectivity to
“As the pioneer in transcoding semiconductors, ViXS continues to lead
the industry by showing the first media SoC design to demonstrate
10-bit HEVC,” said Sally Daub, President and CEO, ViXS. “HEVC is a
critical new technology that will enable the next generation of
consumer media solutions by significantly reducing bandwidth
requirements for high-quality video. We are excited to be showing this
breakthrough at CES along with our other innovative solutions, such as
MoCA 2.0 and quad-stream 1080p HD transcoding.”
The company’s private suite at CES 2013 is located in Meeting Place MP25953 South Hall 2 Lower Level in the Las Vegas Convention Center. The products and technologies in
the ViXS Systems suite include the XCode SoC demonstrating 10-bit HEVC,
Forge home media gateway platform, MoCA 2.0, Quad-stream HD
transcoding, DLNA and HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), and high-density
transcoding for broadcast infrastructure.
About ViXS Systems Inc.
ViXS is the semiconductor pioneer in designing and developing
high-performance media solutions for the consumer electronics and video
service provider industries. With over 390 patents issued and pending
worldwide, ViXS has been recognized with a number of industry awards
for innovation. ViXS is the world leader in transcoder deployments with
over 40 million shipments to date, and still growing.
ViXS has a comprehensive portfolio of products to meet the diverse needs
of the global media industry. Portfolio highlights include the most
advanced dense transcoder available for cloud-based solutions, as well
as SoC’s for home devices capable of doing the most simultaneous number
of HD streams in the industry. Moreover, ViXS is the only company to
have integrated transcoding and Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA)
technologies to create the lowest-cost media gateway capable of
delivering premium content to consumer IP devices, such as the iPad,
inside and outside of the home.
ViXS has three primary product lines: XCode, XCodePro and XConnex. The
XCode family of media processors range from stand-alone transcoding
chips to full SoC solutions, each capable of handling from one to four
simultaneous HD-to-HD transcodes. XCodePro products address the
professional enterprise market and are being deployed today for
cloud-based media streaming services. The XConnex product line is for
communications devices, including MoCA 1.1 and 2.0 solutions.
Additionally, ViXS customers are provided with a robust software
development kit known as Xtensiv.
ViXS is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with global operations and
offices in Europe, Asia and North America. For more information on
ViXS, visit our website: www.vixs.com.
SOURCE ViXS Systems Inc.