With a built-in hardware transcoding engine, all media files are
streamed from μ-Play to Smartphones and Tablets
TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - ViXS Systems Inc., a leading provider of
smart network multimedia processors, today announced that Lite-On IT
(Lite-On), a global leader in digital storage solutions is utilizing
the XCode® 4210 System on Chip (SoC) for its latest Streaming Media Gateway
product, μ-Play. At the heart of the Lite-On μ-Play is the XCode 4210
which performs as a single SoC gateway IC and executes all the software
stacks required to allow it to manage and distribute all media content.
By taking advantage of the powerful multi-format hardware HD transcoder
integrated in the XCode 4210 SoC, μ-Play can seamlessly stream any
video / music to any connected smartphone / tablet anywhere. In
addition, μ-Play can handle multiple streaming without compromising the
service quality; for example, it can stream a movie to a tablet
remotely through a wireless wi-fi connection while other family members
stream additional media content to a smartphone at home. With XCode
4210's patented adaptive transcoding technology, all media files are
also optimized based on the immediate bit-rate of network providing
smooth viewing experience to the consumer even over a wireless network.
Some of the features found in the XCode 4210 and utilized in the Lite-On
Multi-Format Hardware HD Transcoder
Powerful Linux Application processor
Integrated 10/100/1G Ethernet MAC
Integrated USB Ports
Integrated SD Card slot
Power efficient design with no requirement for a heat-sink or fan
"The ViXS XCode 4210 SoC provides the power and flexibility to deliver a
truly unique and innovative multimedia product", said Darren Chen,
senior business manager of Lite-On. "With the advanced technologies
found in the ViXS multimedia processor, Lite-On was able to develop the
μ-Play media gateway for consumers who want the freedom to enjoy their
media collections on their smartphone and/or tablet anywhere and at
"The Lite-On μ-Play media gateway will provide consumers with a cost
effective alternative to cloud-based media storage and distribution,
with the added benefit of full control of personal content", said Sally
Daub, President and CEO of ViXS. "Also by taking advantage of the
unique multimedia processing technologies found in the XCode 4210 SoC
Processor, Lite-On has been able to put together a highly-innovative,
powerful and easy-to-use media gateway with excellent video quality of
service for wireless media streaming."
The Lite-On μ-Play product will be demonstrated at CES 2012 in the ViXS
Systems booth: Las Vegas Convention Center in MP25958, South Hall 2.
About Lite-On IT
Lite-On IT Corporation is one of the world's leading companies for
digital storage solutions in IT, CE and automotive business. Lite-On IT
supplies CD, DVD, Blu-ray Drivesand SSD in finished goods and / or
modules to world's top PC manufacturers and tier-1 auto parts
suppliers. Lite-On IT is also a professional ODM for consumer products
such as Blu-ray player and DVD recorders.
With its strong R&D team possessing sophisticated technology and patents
in digitalstorageand multimedia applications,Lite-On IT continually
aims for growth in consumer and automotive electronics as it looks
towards its future.
Lite-On IT Corporation is part of the Taiwanese Lite-On Group, which
consists of nine consolidated companies. Lite-On Group is a world
leading company in digital convergence employing 35,000 people
worldwide. Lite-On Group has 45 factories, 29 branch offices, and 4 R&D
centers worldwide and generated total revenue of approximately 5
Billion USD in 2010.
For more information on Lite-On IT, please visit our website: www.liteonit.com.
For further information: Ted Mao, Tel: (886) 2 8798-2886 ext. 8728
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
For more information on ViXS, please visit our website: www.vixs.com.
The ViXS® logo, XCode®, XConnex™ and Xtensiv™ are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of
SOURCE ViXS Systems Inc.
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