SOURCE: ViXS Systems Inc.

ViXS Systems Inc.

April 01, 2014 08:00 ET

ViXS Extends Its UltraHD 4K Offering by Launching the World's First UltraHD 4Kp60 10-bit Professional Decoder

XCodePro 330 and 320 Will Enable Next Generation Professional Decoder and Digital Signage Products to Support HEVC UltraHD 4Kp60 10-bit

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 01, 2014) - NAB - Las Vegas --  ViXS Systems Inc. (TSX: VXS), a pioneer and leader in media processing solutions, today announced the availability of XCodePro 330 and XCodePro 320 an innovative pair of professional decoder products aimed at infrastructure markets. As the broadcast market transitions to HEVC and UltraHD 4K, the demand for power efficient, robust and fully compliant decoder products such as XCodePro 330 and 320 will intensify.

The XCodePro 330 will enable a wide variety of professional decode applications from IRDs, Wireless Cameras, to electronic newsgathering. The XCodePro 330 has the ability to decode UltraHD 4K and up to an incredible 12 HD videos over a number of high speed interfaces.

The XCodePro 320 is targeting UltraHD 4K digital signage applications. With support for the latest HDMI 2.0 technology, the XCodePro 320 is setting a new bar by bringing support for HEVC to the digital signage market.

"ViXS continues to show its leadership position in UltraHD 4K HEVC products," said John Pomeroy, VP Sales Infrastructure and Networking, VIXS systems Inc. "Our new generation of decoders including the XCodePro 320 and XCodePro 330 are driving ViXS to quickly become the accepted standard for quality, performance and low power in hardware HEVC decoding applications."

Summary and Highlights of the XCodePro 330 and XCodePro 320

  • 4Kp60 10 bit HEVC decode
  • HDMI 2.0 Support
  • Advanced 2D / 3D Graphics Overlay
  • Capability to decode up to 12 HD video
  • Low latency
  • Low power

Several HEVC and 4K products will be on display at NAB in ViXS' private suite. Please contact nab@vixs.com with any questions or to arrange an appointment.

About ViXS Systems Inc.

ViXS is the pioneer in designing and developing high-performance semiconductor solutions for media processing equipment for the cloud, distribution network, and consumer homes. With over 447 patents issued and pending worldwide, many industry awards for innovation, and a leader in advanced media processors with over 29 million shipments to date, ViXS has established a clear leadership position.

ViXS has a comprehensive portfolio of products to meet the diverse needs of the global media industry. The XCode line of system-on-chip (SoC) products enable device manufacturers to create set-tops and gateways that support advanced services while keeping costs and power consumption low. ViXS MoCA 1.1 and 2.0 solutions, whether stand-alone or integrated into the XCode SoC, create home networks capable of handling high-bandwidth video. The latest addition to the portfolio is encoding, decoding and transcoding of High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) streams, up to Main Profile 10. HEVC will reduce video bandwidth by 50%, allowing UltraHD 4k and 8k content to proliferate at an unprecedented pace.

ViXS is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with global operations and offices in Europe, Asia and North America. For more information on ViXS, visit our website: www.vixs.com.

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.

Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:

    John Pomeroy
    ViXS Systems Inc.
    T: +1 416 646-2000
    jpomeroy@vixs.com

    Investor Relations
    ViXS Systems Inc.
    T: 1 416 646-2000 ext. 3
    ir@vixs.com