ViXS Releases Xtensiv 2.0 Software Suite Enable Leading Edge Multimedia Solutions

Sep 11, 2011, 03:00 ET from ViXS Systems Inc.

ViXS® Xtensiv™ 2.0 Delivers Application Software for their latest XCodeTM and XConnexTM SoCs 

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - ViXS Systems Inc., the leader in highly innovative and advanced networked multimedia solutions, announced today the availability of its new Xtensiv 2.0 software for Set Top Box (STB), PC and Consumer Electronics (CE) manufacturers. ViXS Xtensiv 2.0 is a highly differentiating suite of software tools and applications designed to accelerate software development.

Xtensiv 2.0 adds new applications such as Android, HTTP Live Streaming and DLNA 2.0. All software available in the Xtensiv suite has been developed by ViXS. With an expanding list of software packages to support numerous XCode features, ViXS' Xtensiv 2.0 allows customers to quickly introduce leading edge multimedia solutions to the market at competitive price points.

"The ViXS Xtensiv 2.0 software further extends ViXS' leadership into multimedia and IPTV space. The addition of Android, DLNA 2.0 and HTTP Live enable unsurpassed leading edge multimedia products" said Sally Daub, president and CEO of ViXS. "The features now available in the Xtensiv 2.0 software platform provide a new level of system solution capability and allow customers to truly differentiate their products."

ViXS Xtensiv 2.0 builds upon the original release to include new features and updates:     

  • DLNA Version 2.0 for Digital Media Server (DMS), Renderer (DMR) and Player (DMP)     
  • Android version 2.3         
  • Flash 10.1     
  • HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)     
  • XConnex MoCA Software     
  • HTML5     
  • UPnP 3.0     
  • Digital Rights Management schemes including DTCP-IP Version 1.2     
  • Complete PVR Stack with Record, Timed Recording, Time-shifting, Trick modes     
  • DVD & Blu-Ray™ Disc authoring including         
    • Support for BD-RE and BD-R Version         
    • Support and content authoring for the HD digital camera standard AVCHD         
    • Support DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RE, DVD-RAM, DVD-VR     
  • Linux WebKit Browser    
  • Linux Web Server including HTTP 1.0 and HTTP 1.1     
  • ViXS Media Player         
    • Audio and Video Playback         
    • Support for MPEG2 and MPEG4 AVC         
    • Support for multiple audio formats

We will be showcasing DLNA 2.0, Android, Flash 10.1, HTTP Live, ViXS Media Player and XConnex MoCA software based demonstrations at IBC 2011.

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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 275 patents worldwide with over 85 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.

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

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