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ViXS delivers high definition real-time encoding in Pixel Magic's 1080i digital personal video recorder
Sep 10, 2010 (11:09 AM EDT)


ViXS' multimedia processing solution enables advanced set-top boxes

TORONTO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ - ViXS Systems Inc., a leading provider of smart network multimedia processor solutions that enable a rich video entertainment experience, announced today that Pixel Magic Systems Ltd. has selected a ViXS XCode(R) multimedia processor for its Magic TV MTV7000D personal video recorder (PVR).

Magic TV's MTV7000D PVR, powered by ViXS, delivers a powerful television experience. Initially launched into the Hong Kong market, Pixel Magic expects to offer this PVR globally in the coming months. The XCode(R)-enabled PVR encodes 1080i high definition video output in real-time, providing viewers with pristine picture quality.

"ViXS continues to address the video and networking requirements for advanced set-top boxes," said Ms. Sally Daub, President and CEO of VIXS Systems Inc. "We were pleased to be chosen by Pixel Magic to enable an advanced PVR that provides their customers with flexibility and a robust feature set."

"ViXS' XCode(R) processors provide us with the right solution to give our customers an impressive digital TV experience," said Mr. Nelson Choi, Director at Pixel Magic Systems Ltd. "By choosing ViXS to enable real-time encoding in our new advanced PVR, we were confident that they would deliver a robust technology, feature set and software stack."

Magic TV's MTV7000D PVR supports new, enhanced features, including: real-time encoding; iEPG (internet enhanced) data enabling Pay-TV and free-to-air TV programs at home; WiFi adapter compatibility; and HD camcorder playback.

About Pixel Magic Systems Limited

Founded in 2003, Pixel Magic Systems is a privately-held technology equipment manufacturer for the home theater and professional A/V markets. Pixel Magic's core business is to develop innovative technologies for home theater video processing/scaling products and high definition TV-related products with advanced software stack programming and design.

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 240 patents worldwide with over 70 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: www.vixs.com.

SOURCE ViXS Systems Inc.