ViXS Enables Expansive Distribution of Premium Content on ViXS' True Mobility Platform using DLNA Premium Video
TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - ViXS Systems Inc. today announces support for Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA®) guidelines that will enable service providers to offer consumers a richer, multi-screen experience based on ViXS' XCode True mobility platform. Digital Transmission Content Protection over Internet Protocol (DTCP-IP) is utilized to securely stream premium content to individual DLNA Certified® products. The ViXS DLNA stack is available as a part of the Xtensiv™ software suite.
"Today's consumers want to watch premium content, such as movies and TV programs, on their tablets, smartphones and video game consoles," said Nidhish Parikh, chairman and president of DLNA. "With our new Interoperability Guidelines for DLNA Premium Video, we will provide the framework to enable sharing such content between DLNA Certified® products in the home network."
ViXS is an established leader in multi-media processing and content distribution with multiple simultaneous transcodes, support for expansive list of media formats and networking solutions to meet the demand for multi-screen viewing in the digital home network. Increased customer retention rates and an increase in average revenue per customer are some of the benefits a service provider can realize with using ViXS' true mobility platform to offer value added multi-screen services within their network.
"The DLNA software stack is an important initiative for ViXS.This end-to-end, standards-based solution, enables service providers to create a richer consumer experience within the home," said Sally Daub, President and CEO of ViXS. "ViXS' media-processing and MoCA® solutions offer a real multi-screen experience by enabling delivery of multimedia content over tablet, smart phone and connected TV screens."
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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. MoCA and MoCA logo are registered trademarks of Multimedia over Coax Alliance. MoCA Certified logo is a trademark of Multimedia over Coax Alliance.
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