Monsoon Multimedia and Zenverge Partner to Deliver Placeshifting and DVR Functionality to CE OEMs

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 
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Monsoon’s TV Anywhere Technologies and Zenverge’s Quad-Stream HD Transcoder Enables OEMs to Stream High-Quality Video to Smartphones, Tablets and Personal Computers

LAS VEGAS — Monsoon Multimedia, a leading provider of video convergence products, today announced it has selected Zenverge’s ZN200 Quad-Stream Transcoder and developed a partnership with Zenverge to leverage Monsoon’s placeshifting and DVR software for high-definition (HD) streaming to multiple mobile devices for major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Zenverge is a pioneer in the development of advanced media ICs and has provided the industry’s first Quad-Stream HD Transcoder.

“Monsoon is very excited about leveraging the flexible HD transcoding and encoding capabilities of the Zenverge architecture in our Vulkano placeshifting products,” said Colin Stiles, Monsoon’s EVP of Sales and Marketing. “We see great potential in adding multi-stream HD transcoding features to our streaming products and we have selected the ZN200 to provide high value solutions to our OEM customers.”

“We are very excited about the new products our customers are launching to truly enable the connected home and extremely pleased to have Monsoon as both a partner and a customer,” said Shawn Saleem, EVP of Marketing for Zenverge. “Portable devices such as the Apple iPad and iPhone, and Android tablets and cell phones, have created a significant market demand for consuming content wirelessly from multiple sources such as Over-The-Top (OTT) and broadcast. The ZN200 is being used with Monsoon’s industry leading placeshifting technology and provides the perfect solution for streaming in and outside the home.”

Zenverge to Showcase its TransALL™ Engine for its Media ICs at CES

Zenverge’s ICs use advanced media processing capabilities with their powerful TransALL™ Transcode engine to TransFormat, TransRate, TransScale, TransCopy, TransZip, TransCrypt, TransQoS and TransWrap content in a compact, power-efficient and cost-effective footprint, and deliver a true “Anywhere, Anytime, Any Device” media experience for consumer electronics manufacturers, set-top box manufacturers and major service operators.

Zenverge will showcase its exciting line-up of high performance multi-stream transcoding and encoding ICs at CES this week in Las Vegas. In addition, Zenverge will demonstrate support of live HDTV streaming to popular tablets and cell phone devices, storage efficiency and high-speed HD processing at four times faster than real-time. The ZN200/100 family of ICs allows the proliferation of video content in the connected home in a secure and seamless manner using the latest Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) and HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) networking standards.