Unique Network Attached Storage (NAS) solution with video transcoding
shortens development time for OEMs
TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - ViXS Systems Inc. announces today that
Axentra has integrated its leading HipServ NAS software on XCode 4208
Media Processor SOC providing consumers with a unique and simple home
cloud experience. Consumers can leave digital media at home and access
content anywhere in the home or remotely around the world.
Integration of HipServ on ViXS' XCode 4208 provides distinct advantages
Adds Digital Living Network Alliance®(DLNA®), transcoding, transcryption, transwrapping, and content streaming to
leading NAS software stack
FFMPEG integration running on powerful processor adds Over the top (OTT)
media processing capability to HipServ software
Adds whole home DVR media streaming solution on NAS devices
Pre-integration reduces time to market and development costs for OEMs
Hosting Axentra middleware on ViXS XCode 4208 significantly expands
The XCode 4208 System on a Chip (SoC) for NAS applications is a powerful
media processing SOC. In addition to transcoding content from one
format to target AV codec in client device, the XC4208 simultaneously
performs transcryption, transrating, transwrapping and DLNA streaming
to client devices. Also integrated with and running on the XCode4208 is
the Apple content streaming protocol software called HTTP-Live server
or HLS to support Apple iPad devices.
"We are pleased to offer Axentra's widely adopted software on ViXS XCode
media processing engine", said Sally Daub, President and CEO of ViXS
Systems. "Consumer digital media content consumption is evolving to
include new devices and applications. NAS software combined with
leading ViXS XCode technology offers consumers best-in-class media
HipServ is the leading digital media access software that enables
consumers to access their media content anywhere, and on any connected
computing or consumer electronic devices including iPhones, iPads,
iPods, Android tablets and smartphones, BlackBerry Playbook and Windows
and Mac PCs. HipServ's friendly user interface offers consumers an
enriched experience in playing their media content on various devices
with a simple push of a button.
"We are very enthusiastic about this collaboration with ViXS and how it
will advance our overall solution for the home media market" said
Marc-Antoine Bengalia, CEO of Axentra. "The ViXS XCode 4208 delivers
many unique technologies such as real-time video transcoding that
solves the very painful problems of video files compatibility and
Internet bandwidth limitations. This collaboration will allow both
companies to offer even more compelling solutions to OEMs".
Key features of the XCode 4208 include:
Highly concurrent dual HD media processing engine
Dedicated network processor for high throughput network performance
Support for Over-the-top (OTT) video services and content
Support for the "Digital living Network Alliance", (DLNA) Digital Media
Server (DMS) for streaming applications
Integration of wide range of peripherals including: PCI Express, USB,
SATA & Ethernet
Complete Xtensiv™ Software stack for quick time to market
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
ViXS is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with global operations and
offices in Europe, Asia and North America. ViXS has filed more than
334 patents worldwide with over 103 patents being issued to date.
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®, the ViXS® logo, XCode®, XConnex™ and Xtensiv™ are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of
ViXS. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
The leading provider of embedded digital home media server software and
services solutions, Axentra® is the developer of the award-winning
HipServ® platform. HipServ is targeted at OEMs and service providers
allowing them to offer value-add products and services that deliver a
unified digital lifestyle experience to consumers. For more information
about Axentra and its products, please visit www.axentra.com.
Axentra and HipServ are registered trademarks of Axentra Corporation.
For additional information about this press release, please contact Eric
Lefebvre (firstname.lastname@example.org) at (613) 627-1248.
SOURCE ViXS Systems Inc.
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