ViXS Systems and PacketVideo Develop Unique Whole Home NAS Solutions

ViXS® XCode® 4208 Network Media processor Network Attach Storage (NAS) System on Chip (SoC) Embraces PacketVideo's TwonkyServer 

TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - At CES 2012 ViXS Systems Inc. will be demonstrating PacketVideo's TwonkyServer™ 6.0 connected home solution running on it's XCode 4208 NAS SoC.

TwonkyServer from PacketVideo makes finding media and playing it back on connected home and mobile devices as simple as drag and drop.   Adopting DLNA and other networking and streaming software this solution provides compatibility with more devices and file formats than any other connected home solution in the industry making the sharing of photos, video and music a seamless experience for beginners and experts alike.

On show at CES will be the TwonkyServer running on a video NAS base platform based on the XCode 4208.   The XCode 4208 performs all the data and video NAS functions and hardware audio and video transcoding functions.   The TwonkyServer is performing all the home networking and streaming management functions to DLNA based clients.

"Connected home technologies are transforming the consumer entertainment experience as it changes the way consumers view, use and manage their content, "said Sally Daub, ViXS president and CEO.  "PacketVideo are a leader in this field of connected home software and the combination of our network media processing provides a very compelling solution for our end customers".

"We have worked hand-in-hand with our manufacturer partners to ensure TwonkyServer meets the most stringent connectivity demands in the industry. We've developed a solution that is not only extremely powerful and efficient, but is also simple for consumers to use and enjoy, "said Angela Scheller, Ph.D., Vice President, Twonky Product Group, PacketVideo."The remarkable growth and traction we've experienced in the past year stems from consumers' increasing demand for the highest quality media streaming experience possible across multiple devices in the home"

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 OEMs.

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.

The ViXS® logo, XCode®, XConnex™ and Xtensiv™ are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of ViXS.

About Packet Video

Founded in 1998, PacketVideo is the software pioneer powering the world's leading multimedia services on millions of home and mobile devices.  For more information, visit www.pv.com.  Twonky www.twonky.com) is PV's line of consumer software. 

SOURCE ViXS Systems Inc.

For further information:

David Jones, Tel: (416) 646 2000 E-mail: djones@vixs.com

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