ViXS Systems Inc. and KWorld today announced HU320 USB HD Transcoding Stick, a reference platform that OEMs can adopt to enhance their products with media content mobility functions. The HU320 platform has been designed to add HD transcoding technology to Set-top Box, PC, NAS, Router and other CE platforms, allowing consumers to view their media content anywhere in the world.
Driven by consumer demand to access their media content anywhere, anytime, there is an increasing demand for enhanced media processing capabilities such as real-time transcoding and DLNA streaming to iPADs, tablets and DLNA clients. ViXS remains the only proven and deployed HD transcoding solution capable of being bus powered over USB. HU320 incorporates ViXS’ XCode media processing functions in a sleek and ultra-slim form factor.
HU320 reference platform boasts excellent video quality at full HD resolution and supports new consumer devices including Apple iPAD, and Android tablets. Leading transcoding technology from ViXS ensures excellent video quality at low bit rates on iPADs / tablets, PCs and smart phones anywhere in the world even in a bandwidth constrained network.
“HU320 reference platform is a cost-effective means for an OEM to add media processing capability to an existing platform”, said James Hsieh, Vice President at KWorld. “The low power XCode SOC has enabled us to design a very innovative product with excellent video quality and support for multiple codecs and containers.”
“KWorld’s HU320 platform provides time-to-market to OEMs in adding media processing functions to their designs”, said Kiran Koshy, Director of Marketing at ViXS Systems. “Consumer digital media content consumption is dramatically changing to include new devices and applications. XCode processors provide the highest integration and most comprehensive set of features to deliver media content to these new devices.”
Key features of the XCode processors include:
- Highly concurrent multi-stream HD media processing engine
- Dedicated network processor for high throughput network performance
- Support for Over-the-top (OTT) video services and content
- Compliant software stacks to support “Digital Living Network Alliance®”, (DLNA®) Digital Media Server (DMS) for streaming applications
- Complete Xtensiv™ Software stack for quick time to market
ViXS Systems Inc. also invites you to experience anywhere anytime entertainment by visiting its suite at Computex 2012. The ViXS suite is located in the Grand Hyatt Taipei, Suite 1144 and on display will be advanced technology demonstrations such as Multiple HD to HD Transcoding, Powerful Multimedia SoCs, High Performance 3D Graphics, Multi-Screen Streaming and 3DTV. Computex is a leading computing and consumer electronics show in Asia which is being held in Taipei, Taiwan June 5th to June 10th, 2012.