ViXS™ Introduces XCode Pro 120 - The Leading Platform for Transcoding and Encoding in the Cloud

Apr 08, 2013, 09:35 ET from ViXS Systems Inc.

Latest innovation continues ViXS leadership in density, performance, and video quality

TORONTO, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - ViXS Systems Inc. today announced the new XCode Pro 120 chip, providing unprecedented levels of density, performance and video quality for transcoding and encoding content in the cloud.  The Pro 120 is pin-for-pin compatible with the previous generation XCode Pro 100, enabling ViXS' existing customers to rapidly take advantage of the Pro 120's enhancements.  At NAB 2013, ViXS will be demonstrating the XCode Pro 120 platform along with a number of other advanced infrastructure solutions, representing ViXS' continuing investment in the critically important cloud infrastructure market.

Key ViXS XCode Pro 120 features include:

  • Turbo RC premium video mode, improves output video quality for MPEG2 and H.264 outputs at full resolution
  • Dual MPEG2 HD output
  • Increased Bandwidth for MPTS IP input
  • Mirror encoding for live Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR) streaming applications
  • Dual HD Stream Motion adaptive de-interlacing
  • Dolby© Digital Plus 5.1 Professional Encode

ViXS' XCode Pro 120 provides the flexibility to quickly develop solutions with a broad range of applications from broadcast to hospitality.  The addition of Turbo RC and increase from single  to dual motion adaptive deinterlacing makes it a unique solution where interlaced to progressive conversions are required.  Existing customers who are using ViXS' XCode Pro 100 can easily transition to XCode Pro 120 with minimal incremental effort.

"The market for media transformation in the cloud is growing rapidly as content owners and service providers race to meet consumer demand for high quality video on any screen," said John Pomeroy, Vice President of ViXS' Infrastructure product line. "We are excited to maintain a leadership position in this market with the launch of the XCode Pro 120, giving our customers a scalable, high performance platform."

ViXS Xcode Pro 120 is available for order immediately.  It and other products, solutions and technology will be on display from April 8th to the 11th at Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel.

About ViXS Systems Inc.

ViXS is a semiconductor pioneer in designing and developing high-performance media solutions for the consumer electronics and video service provider industries.  With over 390 patents issued and pending worldwide, ViXS has been recognized with a number of industry awards for innovation. ViXS is a world leader in transcoder deployments with over 40 million shipments to date, and still growing.

ViXS has a comprehensive portfolio of products to meet the diverse needs of the global media industry.  Portfolio highlights include the most advanced dense transcoder available for cloud-based solutions, as well as SoC's for home devices capable of doing the most simultaneous number of HD streams in the industry.  Moreover, ViXS is the only company to have integrated transcoding and Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) technologies to create the lowest-cost media gateway capable of delivering premium content to consumer IP devices, such as the iPad, inside and outside of the home.

ViXS has three primary product lines: XCode, XCodePro and XConnex.  The XCode family of media processors range from stand-alone transcoding chips to full SoC solutions, each capable of handling from one to four simultaneous HD-to-HD transcodes.  XCodePro products address the professional enterprise market and are being deployed today for cloud-based media streaming services.  The XConnex product line is for communications devices, including MoCA 1.1 and 2.0 solutions.   Additionally, ViXS customers are provided with a robust software development kit known as Xtensiv. 

ViXS is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with offices in Europe, Asia and North America

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