August 5, 2011

The combination of ViXS and Symmetry will allow rapid adoption and rollout of new technologies to an ever more complex Connected Home Device ecosystem.

HAWTHORNE, CA, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Symmetry Electronics, a leader in
design-oriented electronic component distribution, and ViXS Systems, a
multimedia solutions innovator, ink deal to provide high quality video
and audio solutions to customers in the Americas and China.

"We are pleased to promote ViXS Systems' advanced media processing to
our video/audio customer base. ViXS' exciting product portfolio
includes technologies that are in high demand today, such as advanced
transcoding together with complete system-on-chip solutions. ViXS'
products are perfect for applications including digital TV, set-top
box, advanced consumer electronics and networked storage devices," says
Gil Zaharoni, CEO for Symmetry Electronics. "ViXS has demonstrated
clear leadership in the media entertainment and consumer markets and
distinguishes itself from other solution providers with their
pre-integrated hardware and software development kits. This will allow
our customers to quickly test, evaluate and develop new products,
giving them the ability to launch superior products within ever
decreasing development time frames."

"We chose to partner with Symmetry Electronics due to their extensive
video focus and their ability to provide leading-edge solutions to
their customer base," says Sally Daub, President, CEO and Director of
ViXS Systems. "We can also reach a larger customer base by utilizing
Symmetry's technical capabilities and seasoned sales force to promote
advanced solutions from ViXS."

About ViXS Systems, Inc.

ViXS Systems Inc.( is a multimedia solutions innovator providing technologies for
processing, managing, securing and distributing high quality video and
audio allowing seamless multimedia control, conversion, and
connectivity between many classes and sizes of digital entertainment
device. A leading fables semiconductor company with headquarters in
Toronto, Canada, ViXS Systems supplies advanced System-on-a-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 and Blu-Ray players/recorders, Surveillance,
and Broadcast/Infrastructure equipment.

About Symmetry Electronics Corporation

Founded in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a global supplier-authorized
electronics distributor, providing value-added distribution of
technology products, solutions and services to industrial and
commercial markets. Symmetry Electronics is ISO 9001:2008 certified and
offers electronic components, modules and solutions for a variety of
customers across the globe through their sales offices or from their
award-winning eCommerce Division, For more information on Symmetry Electronics or to view their complete
line card, visit

SOURCE ViXS Systems Inc.