Videon distributes software platform for Intel Media Server reference design

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013 
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STATE COLLEGE, PA — Videon Central Inc., an authorized distributor of the Intel® Media Server Reference Design, announces a new software platform with its latest Avia Media Player supporting Chromecast, an optimized DVB solution from Futarque, Hillcrest Labs’ Freespace® motion control technology and a complete software development kit from Intel. The reference design highlights features of the Intel® Atom™ processor CE5300 and its application in IPTV, hybrid set-top box and gateway devices.

The reference design uses a small-form factor enclosure and PCB with a dual-core SoC, integrated 2D and 3D Graphics and 2GB of DDRIII SDRAM. The complete kit includes the hardware reference design, a power supply with power cable (100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz), IR remote control, HDMI cable and USB2 UART cable with an option to pre-install the new software platform.

Videon is an Intel Capital portfolio company and member of the Consumer Electronics Network sponsored by Intel Corporation. “Our experience with Intel and commitment to simply moving media allows Videon to help companies quickly develop new products. We play an integral role in every aspect of the product life cycle and provide access to the latest technology in consumer electronics,” said Michael Daulerio, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Consumer Group for Videon.

“Consumers are the winners when service providers update their set-top boxes and media servers to take advantage of the latest technologies that deliver beautiful and easy to use user experiences,” said Ran Senderovitz, general manager of Intel’s Service Provider Division. “Videon’s support of the MSRD with its Avia Media Player will allow OEMs to quickly develop advanced systems that meet their consumers’ needs.”

Videon provides software licenses, technical support, and value-added services for certification, customization, design, and validation. The Intel® Media Server Reference Design and complete software platform can be purchased directly from Videon online.