TORONTO, May 9, 2013 /CNW/ - ViXS Systems Inc. ("ViXS"), the pioneer and
a world leader in semiconductor media solutions, today announced that
it believes Entropic's patent infringement claim is entirely without
merit, and that ViXS will vigorously defend itself.
"ViXS keenly respects intellectual property, having built a significant
portfolio of more than 400 issued and pending patents over the past
decade," said Indra Laksono, CTO and Co-Founder, ViXS. "We are
confident in our technology."
"With no prior notice from Entropic on this matter, we find the timing
of this lawsuit questionable," said Sally Daub, President and CEO,
ViXS. "We will respond with a robust position."
ViXS has been leading the industry with innovations in media processing
semiconductor solutions for over a decade, and is the clear leader with
over 30 million chips deployed. By investing relentlessly in research
and development, ViXS has consistently delivered key new technologies
and solutions for the consumer electronics and television service
provider markets worldwide.
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 400 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 30 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.
VIXS™, the ViXS® logo, XCode®, XCodePro™, XConnex™ and Xtensiv™ are
trademarks and/or registered trademarks of ViXS. Other trademarks are
the property of their respective owners.
SOURCE: ViXS Systems Inc.
For further information:
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