ViXS Systems Advances Connected Digital Home Leadership

ViXS' XCode(R) 4210 processes more content, applications and technologies on connected consumer devices

TORONTO, Jan. 5 /CNW/ - ViXS Systems Inc., a leading provider of smart network multimedia processors, announced today that it continues to advance its leadership position in enabling digital media with the launch of support for many of today's important digital media software, applications and technologies on its XCode(R) 4210 System On Chip (SOC) multimedia processor. They include: Adobe(R) Flash(R) 10.1, Skype, Home Jinni's ConnecTV(R), Wyplay, Opera Browser and Roxio's RoxioNow. The increasingly robust feature set and best-in-class performance make the XCode(R) 4210 the choice of leading consumer electronics manufacturers and MSOs (multiple system operators) globally to enable their latest and next generation devices for the Connected Digital Home.

"ViXS has continued to develop additional features and technologies for this SOC since its launch in mid-2010," said Ms. Sally Daub, President and CEO of ViXS. "The ability to stay on the leading edge of technologies and continually meet evolving customer requirements is a hallmark of ViXS' truly flexible multimedia processor architecture.

"The relationships with companies like Wyplay, Opera, RoxioNow, and others illustrate ViXS' strong position in the Connected TV market. These relationships, coupled with our continuous innovation ensure that our customers, and ultimately consumers, will have feature-rich devices to manage, display and network all forms of digital media," continued Ms. Daub.

ViXS enables the Connected Digital Home utilizing many different technologies and applications to meet the growing and increasingly sophisticated and complex demands of the consumer electronics market, including:

    -   Skype, a key component of enabling best-in-class conferencing systems
        to create a "Connected TV" experience. The two-way video and voice
        conferencing through Skype allows consumers to easily and
        cost-effectively engage in video calls on an HDTV.
    -   Support for Opera Software's web browser. Opera's vision is to
        deliver the best Internet experience on any device, which can deliver
        a fast, stable and flexible Internet experience.
    -   Implementation of Roxio's RoxioNow software that provides consumers
        with premium video entertainment for rental or purchase. ViXS'
        implementation of RoxioNow enables the complete platform services
        offering storefront browsing, and streaming of both HD and SD content
        to PCs, connected HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc players and portable devices.
    -   Port of Home Jinni ConnecTV(TM) which provides consumers the ability
        to search, organize, and access music, photos, video content and
        social networks from local sources and the Internet including YouTube
        and Facebook.
    -   Integration of Wyplay's set-top box Client software to offer both
        Broadcasters & Operators the power to enable features and functions
        that will deliver billable services sought after by consumers.
        Wyplay's offering is one of the broadest in the IPTV set-top box
        market delivering a full range of local and global web services on
        internet-delivered TV or OTT (Over-the-Top) content.

At the Consumer Electronics Show, ViXS will be demonstrating the capabilities of its products in a variety of devices. The demos include:

    -   Connected TV deploying Android(TM) and enabling Skype
    -   Xtensiv(R) software stacks including DLNA(R) and Blu-ray recording
    -   Wireless HTTP live streaming/DLNA 2.0(R)/HD Transcoding
    -   Multi-Room set-top boxes with HD Transcoding
    -   Set-top box and DTV turn-key reference designs
    -   3D TV processing/playback
    -   Blu-ray recorder turn-key solution
    -   IPTV set-top box enabled with Wyplay software
    -   Mobile Phone Streaming Server

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 240 patents worldwide with over 70 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:

Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions.

DLNA(R) is a registered trademark of Digital Living Network Alliance.

HomeJinni and ConnecTV are trademarks of Home Jinni Inc.

Roxio(R), RoxioNow(TM) are trademarks of Sonic Solutions

SOURCE ViXS Systems Inc.

For further information: Janet Craig, Tel: (647) 260-2056, E-mail:; CES Show Contact: Anselmo Pilla, Mobile: (416) 838-7510, E-mail:

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