ViXS®, 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 /CNW/ - 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® 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 their content.

"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.