ViXS XCode® 5100 family, the first commercially deployed, quad stream HD
transcoder, sets a new milestone as ViXS delivers over 30 Million XCode
TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - With unsurpassed performance, ultra low
latency and a suite of application software, the XCode® 5100 family is the smart network multimedia processor of choice for
delivering the Connected Digital Home experience today. The XCode 5100 family's unique features and performance, including: quad stream HD
transcoding, octal stream mirror transcoding, multiple simultaneously
media processing, Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®) networking, low power, extremely high video quality, has resulted in
very strong customer and market acceptance.
"With the support of manufacturers seeking to address the
ever-increasing demand for multiple streams of video within the home,
the XCode 5100 family has gained significant traction globally since
its launch", said Sally Daub, President & CEO of ViXS. "The XCode 5100
family, deployed with pioneering patented and proprietary technology,
has truly set a new standard with its ability to process and transcode
multiple HD streams, and to do multiple concurrent operations on each
of those streams".
XCode network media processors, now extending to the new XCode 5100 family which includes the 5106, 5115, 5190, 5191
5195, and 5196, have been designed into headed gateways, advanced
Set-top boxes, headless gateways, residential gateways, and standalone
media gateways. Bolstered by the deployed and robust Xtensiv™ software,
and the XCode family's unique applications hosting capabilities, this
family is highly adaptable and suited to the functional requirements of
its challenging target markets. Supported by comprehensive advanced
security architecture, the XCode 5100 family is proving to be the
logical media processor choice for today's demanding customer
Some of the features include:
High level of concurrency allowing customers to enable whole home DVR;
place-shifting; and content consumption on iPAD® and other smart phone tablet devices.
Multi stream Real-time HD to HD transcoding and mirror transcoding,
trans-wrapping, and transcryption to serve multiple Internet Protocol
(IP) based devices within the home.
Faster than real-time transcode on stored content which allows the user
to stream content from one source to another in a fraction of the time
it takes to play this back real time from the stored media.
Ultra low latency for wireless and streaming applications within the
Advanced security processor architecture to enable security for leading
digital rights management providers (DRM), Conditional Access providers
(CA), and leading broadcast operators.
Supports concurrent full HD 1080p 60/50 encoding with transcoding.
Incorporates face detection algorithms for Video Conferencing &
ViXS patented VQoS (video quality of service) implementation for
maintaining video quality in bandwidth constrained networks.
Integrated MoCA with its own dedicated high performance processor
Dedicated TCP/IP Processor Engine supporting Dual Gigabit Ethernet for
high network performance.
Integration of Cable Industry Cablecard security with proved certified
security software stack
Comprehensive peripheral suite including PCI-Express, multiple Serial
ATA and USB peripherals.
ViXS Xtensiv™ Software Stack which allows customers faster
time-to-market and greatly reduces required engineering resources.
40 nanometer process node in flip chip technology.
ViXS will be demonstrating XCode 5100 customer based solutions in its
booth at CES 2012 Las Vegas Convention Center in MP25958, South Hall 2.
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.
SOURCE ViXS Systems Inc.
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David Jones, Tel: (416) 646-2000