SOURCE: ViXS Systems Inc.

ViXS Systems Inc.

April 04, 2014 08:00 ET

ViXS Is the Ultra HD 4K Decoder of Choice at NAB 2014

ViXS XCode 6400 Is the First and Only Decoder Commercially Available for Ultra HD (UHD) 4Kp60 Content Encoded With High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) Main10 Profile

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - April 04, 2014) - NAB - ViXS Systems Inc. (TSX: VXS), a pioneer and leader in media processing solutions, today announced that the ViXS XCode 6400 decoder for UHD 4Kp60 content has a near-universal presence in broadcast equipment manufacturer's demonstrations at NAB 2014. NAB is the world's largest electronic media conference covering creation and consumption of media across multiple platforms. The broad usage of the commercially available XCode 6400 is a clear indication of the leadership that ViXS has established in processing broadcast-quality HEVC 10-bit content, which is critically important to the deployment of UHD 4K content for consumers. The ViXS XCode 6400 will be used to demonstrate full broadcast solutions for the Studio, through the Head-End, and to the Home. 

Companies Demonstrating the ViXS XCode 6400:

ATEME: A global solution provider in advanced video compression for the broadcast and telecom industries. SU7102

Cisco: The worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. Since 1984, Cisco has led in the innovation of IP-based networking technologies such as routing, switching, security, unified communications, video, and wireless. 1MR3MR4MRN9332, (the Demo can also be seen in Studio partner Sony booth: C11001)

Elemental Technologies: The leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery. SU2724

Envivio (NASDAQ: ENVI): Makes the world's video content universally enjoyable by all viewers, on any device, across any network, at any time. SU6202

Evertz: A global leader in professional video innovation. The company provides solutions that deliver content to TV sets, on-demand services, WebTV, IPTV, and mobile devices. N1503

Harmonic: The worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure for emerging television and video services. SU1210

Toshiba: Committed to enabling product breakthroughs with advanced, reliable electronic components and responsive customer care. SU2206

"ViXS is pleased to partner with such an impressive group of companies that supply infrastructure equipment to the broadcast industry, a testament to the innovation, performance and time-to-market advantages of our XCode 6400," said Sally Daub, President and CEO, ViXS Systems Inc. "We look forward to helping the industry deploy the brilliant pictures and stunning clarity of Ultra HD 4K, creating excitement and demand among consumers."

ViXS Systems will be demonstrating the XCode 6400, XCodePro 330 and other broadcast solutions in Suite D4107-109 in the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel.

About ViXS Systems Inc.

ViXS is the pioneer and market leader in designing revolutionary media processing semiconductor solutions for the broadcasting and consumer electronics industries, with over 437 patents issued and pending worldwide, numerous industry awards for innovation, and over 29 million media processor shipments 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 10 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 3xx family is ideal for Ultra HD 4K infrastructure equipment, and the XCode 6xxx 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:

Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:

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

    John Pomeroy
    ViXS Systems Inc.
    T: +1 416 646-2000 

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