ViXS(TM) Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA(R)) Chip Set Achieves Certification
Certification enables volume production of ViXS’ XConnex(TM) MoCA chips in Cable Gateway Deployments
TORONTO, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – ViXS Systems Inc. today announced that it
has successfully completed and passed MoCA Certification on its MoCA
chip set. The MoCA chip set consisting of the XConnex 1000 and XConnex
1030 passed the MoCA Certification Test Plan (CTP) at MoCA’s authorized
independent test facility of National Technical Systems (NTS) in Culver
“We are excited to have ViXS join a growing list of semiconductor system
solution providers endorsing MoCA as the leading home networking
technology by developing this new product line,” said Charles Cerino,
MoCA President. “ViXS is a great example of a company able to provide
standalone and integrated solution using MoCA technology to better
serve multiple domestic and international markets.”
“We are delighted to have certified our XConnex MoCA chip solution, and
we look forward to ramping commercial shipments with our customers,”
said Sally Daub, President and CEO, ViXS Systems Inc. “ViXS continues
to expand its already robust connectivity solutions and to solidify its
leadership position in multimedia networking, enabling consumer
electronics manufacturers, pay television providers and broadcasters
worldwide to deploy high-performance media services for consumers.”
The ViXS XConnex 2-chip MoCA solution consists of a Radio Frequency (RF)
transceiver, and a System on Chip (SoC) integrating the Media Access
Controller (MAC) and the Physical Layer (PHY). It supports both MoCA
1.0/1.1 and MoCA 2.0. In addition, ViXS has integrated its MoCA
technology with its XCode((R)) media processing family, the first product being the XCode((R)) 5195 transcoder gateway SoC with 6 simultaneous high definition (HD)
MoCA is the worldwide technology standard for home entertainment
networking. It is the only such technology standard in use by all three
pay TV segments–cable, satellite and IPTV/telco. MoCA technology is
also used as an in-home backbone to extend Wi-Fi(R) connectivity.
The Alliance has certified 127 certified products and has 53 members
worldwide representing the home entertainment networking value chain
including service providers, OEMs, middleware developers, consumer
electronics companies and chip vendors.
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 422 patents issued and pending
worldwide, ViXS has been recognized with a number of industry awards
for innovation. ViXS is the world leader in transcoder SoC deployments
with nearly 30 million SoC 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 named 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.
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SOURCE ViXS Systems Inc.