ViXS SYSTEMS JOINS MoCA®
Multimedia System-on-Chip IC Company endorses MoCA
San Ramon, Calif., September 10, 2009 — ViXS Systems, Inc., a leader in highly innovative and advanced networked multimedia solutions has joined MoCA as a Contributor member. As a Contributor, ViXS will be instrumental in helping develop MoCA technology to meet the bandwidth and reliability needs of network operators worldwide. ViXS joins such august MoCA Contributor members Arris, Intel, DirecTV, Silicon Image, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments, and TimeWarner Cable.
ViXS provides ICs for processing, managing, securing and connecting video and audio between any class or size of digital entertainment device. The company’s products can be found in a wide range of entertainment equipment including HD TVs, DVD recorders, set-top boxes, DVRs/PVRs, PCs, PMP, NAS devices, residential/home gateways and Blu-Ray players/recorders.
“MoCA’s commitment to highly reliable transmission of video correlates with our own,” said Sally Daub, President and CEO of ViXS Systems. “The MoCA standard’s growing respect and adoption by service provides worldwide will also help us as we grow our position in the digitally connected home.”
“ViXS has a clear commitment to investing in research and development, intellectual property and technology for advanced multimedia processing solutions. Their reputable and reliable video transcoding expertise complements the MoCA standard’s industry recognized reputation for ultra high performance and high reliability,” said Charles Cerino, President of MoCA.
About ViXS Systems, Inc
ViXS Systems Inc,. is a multimedia solutions innovator providing technologies for processing, managing, securing and distributing high quality video and audio allowing seamless multimedia control, conversion, and connectivity between any class and size of digital entertainment device. ViXS Systems supplies advanced System-on-a-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 and Blu-Ray players/recorders. ViXS Systems is a leading fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Toronto, Canada with global operations and offices in Europe, Asia and North America. ViXS has filed more than 250 patents worldwide with over 60 patents being issued to date. Listed as one of the 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. ViXS can be contacted at +1 416 646-2000 or at www.vixs.com.
The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®) is the standard for home entertainment networking. The current MoCA specification can support multiple streams of HD video, network up to 16 MoCA enabled devices, deliver up to 175 Mbps throughput and offer an unparalleled user experience via parameterized quality of service.
MoCA has approximately 55 members representing the home entertainment network value chain including service providers, OEMs, consumer electronics companies and chip vendors.
Visit www.mocalliance.org for more information. Also visit MoCA’s new video-based and consumer-specific web site, www.connectmystuff.org.
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MoCA is a registered trademark of the Multimedia over Coax Alliance.