ViXS Systems Announces XCode® 4200 Series in NEC's VALUESTAR All-In-One PC Line

Friday, June 3rd, 2011 
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ViXS’ XCode®4210 and 4206 processors provide video processing, security and mobile support

TORONTO — ViXS Systems Inc., a leading provider of smart network multimedia processors, announced today that NEC Personal Products, Ltd. (NECP) has selected XCode® 4210 and 4206 for the latest line of VALUESTAR W and VALUESTAR N All In One Personal Computer’s (PC’s). The XCode® 4200 series processor performs dual HD transcoding of MPEG2 broadcast video to a HD MPEG4 AVC format for HDD storage at 12x compression for the VALUESTAR W, and at 10x compression for the VALUESTAR N. In addition, the XCode® 4200 series also performs transcoding of broadcast and stored video content to compatible mobile phone formats for downloading.

XCode® 4200 series provides advanced features in VALUESTAR, which include high speed transcoding with support for preview + record and a scheduled 2nd recording with secure video storage using NECP’s Digital Rights Management (DRM). The XCode® 4210 and XCode® 4206 also interface directly to dual ISDB-T/S demodulators/tuners and descramble Japanese Secure Broadcast content using its integrated smart card controller and powerful security engine.

“The power of the XCode® series of processors is truly evident in NEC’s VALUESTAR series,” said Sally Daub, President and CEO of ViXS Systems. “The XCode® 4210 and 4206 multimedia SoC prowess has enabled NECP to develop a product line with true feature differentiation which has developed into the ultimate multimedia device.”