ViXS XCode 6400 powers 4K Ultra HD live broadcast by Sky Deutschland

Friday, June 6th, 2014 
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ViXS XCode 6400 Powers World’s First 4K Ultra HD Live Broadcast by Sky Deutschland

  • Sky Deutschland Relies Upon ViXS’ XCode 6400, Once Again, for Their 4K Ultra HD Live Test Broadcast of the DFB Pokal Final

TORONTO, ON — ViXS Systems Inc. (TSX: VXS), a pioneer and leader in media processing solutions, today announced that Sky Deutschland, the leading pay-TV company in Germany and Austria with over 3.7 million subscribers, has chosen the ViXS XCode 6400 System on Chip (SoC) for a live Satellite 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) test broadcast of the DFB Pokal Final in Berlin on May 17th, between FC Bayern M√ľnchen and Borussia Dortmund. Sky Deutschland had relied upon ViXS to complete a previous 4K UHD trial on April 26th using the XCode 6400 UHD SoC to decode and display Bundesliga football matches in a brilliant 2160p50 resolution.

“Sky Deutschland is revolutionizing the consumer and football fan’s viewing experience by being one of the first service operators to validate and trial a live end-to-end Ultra HD broadcast solution,” said Sally Daub, President and CEO, ViXS Systems Inc. “ViXS is excited to be part of this broadcast revolution and to be able to provide Sky Deutschland a production ready Ultra HD SoC to power their progressive broadcast solution.”