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ViXS Systems Inc.

April 13, 2015 11:00 ET

ViXS Demonstrates Industry's Most Advanced Infrastructure Video Processing Products at NAB 2015

ViXS Showcases Leadership Position and Technology Roadmap, Including Its New XCodePro 370 Professional Decoder Supporting 12-Bit Color and HDR

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 13, 2015) - ViXS Systems Inc. (TSX: VXS), a pioneer and leader in media processing solutions, will be showcasing its advanced infrastructure video processing and cable networking solutions at NAB 2015. With its suite of new and existing products on display, ViXS is presenting its portfolio of cloud video processing solutions that allows customers to choose the best fit for their current design needs and a roadmap for years to come. These products include ViXS' newly announced XCodePro 370 professional decoder and its "GRD2," its new Golden Reference Design tool for testing, debugging, and validating next generation video broadcast content. These advanced video processing and streaming technologies are setting new industry performance benchmarks which include 12-bit color depth High Dynamic Range (HDR) video processing, High Frame Rate (HFR) video decoding and advanced encoding/transcoding solutions. In addition, ViXS will be showcasing next generation Cloud Media processing solutions that enable unmatched stream densities and system cost savings in cloud server platforms and the recently announced XConnex Ethernet over Coaxial (EoC) cable solution that enables networking onto a coaxial cable with up to 3.2Gbps of bandwidth.

The ViXS suite for NAB 2015 will be located in the Renaissance Hotel, next to the Las Vegas Convention Center, Contact to arrange a meeting.

"The broadcast and video industries are moving quickly and ViXS is proud to once again lead the industry with video technologies and products that focus on more and better pixels, providing the best experience possible for the consumer," said Hugh Chow, Interim President and CEO, ViXS Systems Inc. "At this year's NAB, ViXS' innovation and execution are on full display with our new XCodePro 370, 12-bit color, HDR, HFR and video processing solutions, which continue to shape the Ultra HD landscape."

On display at the ViXS suite will be the following technology and product solutions: 

  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) Ultra HD - 12-bit video processing
  • ViXS GEN2 Golden Reference Decoder design (GRD2) 
  • XCodePro HEVC Cloud / Infrastructure Encoding, Transcoding and Decoding Solutions
  • Digital Signage multi-codec decoder and multi-window display
  • XConnex Ethernet over Coax Networking solutions
  • Other XCodePro shipping products and marquee technology demonstrations

Major broadcast equipment manufacturers and vendors will also be demonstrating ViXS based products on the NAB show floor. Companies demonstrating and using ViXS technology at NAB this year will include:

  • Blonder Tongue: Providing system operators and integrators serving the cable, broadcast, satellite, IPTV, institutional and professional video markets with comprehensive solutions for the provision of content contribution, distribution and video delivery to homes and businesses. Booth#: SU6524
  • Cisco: helping broadcast, media and service providers transform the consumer experience through innovations in IP, cloud, 4K/HEVC and multiscreen delivery. Booth#: N802
  • Envivio: A global market leader and innovator of video software solutions that are trusted by video service providers and content companies worldwide to power stunning video quality and captivating, personalized experiences to their millions of viewers on any device, over any network. Booth#: SU3602
  • Exterity: A market leading enterprise video over IP Technology company that enables organizations to communicate, inform and entertain through the secure distribution of high quality video and audio to targeted groups of employees, customers, guests, visitors and the public via monitors, PCs and mobile devices. Booth#: SU6825
  • Harmonic: The World Leader in Digital Video Infrastructure Solutions. Harmonic provides the supply chain infrastructure -- from production through delivery -- that enables content producers and service providers to engage and prosper in today's multiscreen video economy. Booth#: SU1210
  • Imagine Communications: A global leader of video infrastructure, advertising systems and workflow management solutions serving the media networks, broadcast stations, digital media, communication service provider and enterprise markets. Booth#: N2702
  • Pico Digital: An international telecommunications technology company serving radio and television broadcasters, content providers, hospitality, and commercial markets in more than 30 countries. Booth#: SU5324
  • T-21 Technologies: Artel Video Systems will be showcasing T-21 Technologies new T9261 OEM HEVC Ultra-HD decoder at NAB. Compatible with Artel's award winning DigiLink platform, the T9261, Artel branded DLC630 accepts live HEVC, AVC and MPEG 2 services via its wired and wireless IP interfaces. Most notably, the decoder is compatible with the UHD HEVC 10-bit format. Booth#: SU9102
  • Televés: A leading global company focused in the design, development and manufacture of equipment for distributing telecommunication services throughout the infrastructures of buildings and homes. Booth#: SU11402
  • Thomson Video Networks: A market leader in video delivery systems that provides a premium viewing experience across all networks, to all devices. Booth#: SU2610
  • Vecima: Designs, manufactures and sells products that enable broadband access to cable, wireless and telephony networks. Booth#: SU11024

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About ViXS Systems Inc.
ViXS is the pioneer and market leader in designing revolutionary media processing semiconductor solutions for video over IP streaming solutions, with over 522 patents issued and pending worldwide, numerous industry awards for innovation, and over 33 million media processor shipped to date. ViXS is driving the transition to Ultra HD 4K across the entire content value chain by providing professional and consumer grade chipsets that support the new High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard up to Main 12 Profile, reducing bandwidth consumption by 50% while providing the depth of color and image clarity needed to take advantage of higher-resolution content. ViXS' XCodePro 300 family is ideal for Ultra HD 4K infrastructure equipment, and the XCode 6000 family of system-on-chip (SoC) products achieve unprecedented levels of integration that enable manufacturers to create cost-effective consumer entertainment devices.

ViXS is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with offices in Europe, Asia and North America. VIXS, the ViXS® logo, XCode®, XCodePro™, XConnex™ and Xtensiv™ are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of ViXS. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information on ViXS, visit our website:

Forward-Looking Statements
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Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:

    Charlie Glavin
    ViXS Systems Inc.
    T: +1 416 646-2000 

    Investor Relations
    ViXS Systems Inc.
    T: 1 416 646-2000 ext. 3