ViXS® and iPanel® Collaborate on the Next Generation China Digital TV Platform to Provide Leading Edge Multi-Screen Streaming in the Home

ViXS XCode® 4210 and iPanel's Leading Digital TV Software Platform provide a new dimension to consumer TV experience in China - the world's fastest growing Digital TV market

TORONTO - ViXS Systems Inc. and iPanel have teamed up to provide the first Multi-screen, know as n-Screen, multimedia platform for commercial deployment in China.

iPanel focuses on the value-added business for digital TV, IPTV, and the internet TV industry and is the largest and most competitive software platform for service providers in China. With over 70% of the digital TV middleware market share and over 84 million DVB subscribers in China as well as 30% of the IPTV middleware global market share, iPanel is the clear leader in innovative software solutions for this market.

"As a leader in network media processing ViXS is pleased to provide platforms to support the best software solutions", said Sally Daub, ViXS president and CEO. "iPanel is taking full advantage of the powerful functionality of the ViXS XCode 4210 to build products adding new streaming and connected home technologies to an already impressive list of applications".

"iPanel and ViXS are working together to provide the next generation media experience to our customer base", said Jiahong Xu, iPanel president and CEO. "The ViXS XCode 4210 network media processor SoC was a logical choice to port the latest iPanel 3.0 middleware and to expand the capabilities of the platform to address the needs and requirement of consumers to manage, stream and display content on multiple media devices in their homes".

With over 3,500 DMIPS available for hosting and network processing the iPanel 3.0 middleware the XCode 4210 is the ideal hardware digital TV platform to deliver multiple HD steams to multiple devices in the home. In addition, the XCode 4210 offers HD video encoding, dual HD decoding for picture in picture and dual HD transcoding up to 1080p60/50 resolution. With an advanced full HD OpenGL-ES2.0 3D graphic processor, dedicated networking processor and a wide range of protocols supported including PCIe, USB, SATA, Gigabit Ethernet and DDR3, the XCode 4210 offers an extensive suite of media processing capabilities for today's demanding media requirements.

About ViXS Systems Inc.

ViXS is a multimedia solutions innovator providing technologies for processing, managing, securing and distributing high quality video and audio allowing seamless control, conversion, and connectivity between many classes and sizes of digital entertainment devices.

ViXS supplies advanced System-on-Chip semiconductors, software solutions and hardware reference designs for the world's top manufacturers of Digital TVs, DVDs, Set-top boxes, Personal Video Recorders, PCs, Network-Attached Storage devices, Residential/Home Gateways, Blu-ray players/recorders, as well as Broadcast and Professional Equipment OEMs.

ViXS is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with global operations and offices in Europe, Asia and North America. ViXS has filed more than 334 patents worldwide with over 103 patents being issued to date. Listed for four years running as one of Deloitte's fastest growing North American companies, ViXS is setting new standards in the way digital entertainment is viewed and transmitted across an endless array of multimedia products.

For more information on ViXS, please visit our website:

ViXS, the ViXS® logo, XCode®, XConnex(TM) and Xtensiv(TM) are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of ViXS. Other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About iPanel

Headquartered in Shenzhen, iPanel is the largest and most competitive technical service provider in China focusing on TV value-added business. Established in 2000, iPanel now has more than 1000 employees, among whom 80% are R&D staffs.

iPanel provides embedded application service platform based on terminal hardware platform and head-end data broadcasting system/application system to serve for operators and content providers.

iPanel has filed about 60 patents, more than 170 software copyrights and product registrations. iPanel software has become a leading value-added business platform for television operators in China. Over the years, iPanel has won honors including

- Key Software Enterprise of Chinese National Programs , National
Hi-Tech Enterprise

- 2009 Forbes Greatest Potential SMEs

- 2008 & 2009 China Top 50 Companies with the Best Investment

- 2008 & 2009 China Top 50 high growth tech Companies

For more information on iPanel, please visit our website:

The iPanel® logo is trademark and/or registered trademark of iPanel.


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