Sony selects XCode(TM) 3106 media processor for VAIO All-In-One desktop

Written on December 19, 2008 – 3:05 pm | by Editor |

ViXS Systems Inc., a leading developer of video processing solutions, today announced that XCode(TM) 3106 media processor has been selected by Sony for both the R and L Series of VAIO All-In-One Desktop PCs. The XCode 3106 will transcode secure HD MPEG2 broadcast content for burning Blu-ray High Definition AVC disks.

ViXS Systems enables leading consumer electronic (CE) and personal computer (PC) manufacturers to develop advanced products with true differentiation. The XCode(TM) 3106 is a member of the XCode(TM) 3000 series of ICs, the world’s most advanced MPEG4 AVC (MPEG4 Part 10/H.264) Transcoder/Encoder IC. It features real-time HD MPEG2 a HD MPEG4 AVC transcoding with bit rate and resolution reduction, while retaining the original content resolution at the highest video quality possible. The XCode(TM) 3106 was selected for the latest VAIO Series for its ability to transcode secure digital broadcast stream (MPEG2), to burn Blu-Ray Discs (AVC, AVC HD).

The ViXS XCode(TM) Series of ICs have led the way by being the first - and only - single-chip hardware transcoder shipping with leading manufacturers. The availability of the XCode(TM) 3106 allows PC manufacturers the unique opportunity to build high performance multimedia PC products to maintain CPU performance by offloading CPU intensive secure video processing tasks.

Sally Daub, President and CEO of ViXS Systems, said; “We are pleased that Sony has selected XCode 3106 for use in their highly acclaimed VAIO Series of products. Our XCode(TM) 3000 Series of ICs has set the standard when it comes to multimedia and video processing by providing our customers a powerful set of features, unparalleled by our competitors.”

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