Xoceco Chooses ViXS' XCode(R) 4210 as the Single Chip Solution for Smart TV Product Line

Mar 23, 2011, 09:01 ET from ViXS Systems Inc.

ViXS' XCode(R) 4210 delivers unprecedented system integration and performance

TORONTO, March 23 /PRNewswire/ - ViXS Systems Inc., a leading provider of smart network multimedia processors, announced today that its XCode(R) 4210 media processor has been chosen by Xiamen Overseas Chinese Electronic Co., Ltd. (Xoceco) to power the company's Smart TV product line-up. Xoceco, a leading digital TV manufacturer with exports to over 70 countries under its own brand and other brands including the US Best Buy "Insignia" brand, is best known for delivering high quality advanced consumer electronics equipment.

"We are pleased to be working with one of China's premier digital TV companies," said Sally Daub, President and CEO of ViXS Systems Inc. "We believe that the strength and capabilities of our XCode(R) 4210 will enable Xoceco to offer clearly differentiated TV solutions in a very competitive market, and continue to place them as a leader in digital TVs.

"In a little more than one year, the XCode(R) 4210 has gone from launch to being a market leader for OEMs looking for comprehensive multiprocessor solutions," continued Ms. Daub. "The tremendous acceptance of the XCode(R) 4210 is the result of our unsurpassed features and performance, Xtensiv(TM) suite of software, as well as our customer support. Customers, like Xoceco, appreciate the leadership and support we provide that allow them to deliver consumers the latest in consumer electronics technology."

Smart TVs are quickly becoming the fastest growing segment of the TV market as they deliver consumers a full digital home experience, including live broadcast, recorded content and streamed content from the PC or other connected devices in the home, as well as reprocess content and streaming in real-time to tablets or other devices. A true multi-room viewing experience can only be delivered by industry leading media processors like the XCode(R) 4210. The XCode(R) 4210 is uniquely positioned to enable all of the advanced applications and functionalities on Smart TVs that today's consumer is looking for.

Features enabled by ViXS in Xoceco Smart TVs include:

    -   Android(TM) ecosystems, operating systems and applications
    -   Integrated DVR, transcoding, and connectivity to smart tablets
    -   Video streaming with Adobe(R), HTTP Live and HTML5
    -   Over-the-top and internet video including Adobe(R) Flash(R) 10.x and
        YouTube
    -   True seamless connectivity through the Digital Living Room Network
        Alliance (DLNA(R)) devices.
    -   True HD 3D TV and full HD 3D graphics (Open GL ES2.0)
    -   Access to multiple browsers: Chrome, Opera, Ant and others
    -   Social networking interface through Facebook and Twitter
    -   Video conferencing capabilities through VoIP and Skype
    -   Wasu's (China leading ICP) Internet media services includes movies,
        TV series, music, news and entertainments

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.

For more information on ViXS, please visit our website: www.vixs.com.

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