ViXS Systems and PacketVideo Develop Whole Home NAS Solution

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
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ViXS® XCode® 4208 Network Media processor Network Attach Storage (NAS) System on Chip (SoC) Embraces PacketVideo’s TwonkyServer

TORONTO — At CES 2012 ViXS Systems Inc. will be demonstrating PacketVideo’s TwonkyServer™ 6.0 connected home solution running on it’s XCode 4208 NAS SoC.

TwonkyServer from PacketVideo makes finding media and playing it back on connected home and mobile devices as simple as drag and drop. Adopting DLNA and other networking and streaming software this solution provides compatibility with more devices and file formats than any other connected home solution in the industry making the sharing of photos, video and music a seamless experience for beginners and experts alike.

On show at CES will be the TwonkyServer running on a video NAS base platform based on the XCode 4208. The XCode 4208 performs all the data and video NAS functions and hardware audio and video transcoding functions. The TwonkyServer is performing all the home networking and streaming management functions to DLNA based clients.

“Connected home technologies are transforming the consumer entertainment experience as it changes the way consumers view, use and manage their content, “said Sally Daub, ViXS president and CEO. “PacketVideo are a leader in this field of connected home software and the combination of our network media processing provides a very compelling solution for our end customers”.

“We have worked hand-in-hand with our manufacturer partners to ensure TwonkyServer meets the most stringent connectivity demands in the industry. We’ve developed a solution that is not only extremely powerful and efficient, but is also simple for consumers to use and enjoy, “said Angela Scheller, Ph.D., Vice President, Twonky Product Group, PacketVideo.”The remarkable growth and traction we’ve experienced in the past year stems from consumers’ increasing demand for the highest quality media streaming experience possible across multiple devices in the home”