LAS VEGAS -- ViXS® Systems Inc. today announced a powerful new home media gateway platform, Forge, developed in partnership with Unihan, Lantiq and Morega™ Systems, Inc. Forge combines high speed internet access, digital voice services, and wireless delivery of premium video, pictures and music to smartphones, tablets, laptops, and connected TVs throughout the home and beyond. The platform includes the world’s leading media transcoding system-on-chip (SoC), a VDSL broadband modem, diverse I/O options, and innovative media management software to create a highly flexible architecture at an unprecedented low cost point.
With Forge, pay television service providers finally have an affordable option for high-volume deployments that will fundamentally change the way consumers access content and services. The key features of Forge are:
ViXS XCode® 4310 Dual HD Network Media Processor for multi-format video and audio transcoding and content security
Complete turnkey solution designed with Unihan’s strong R&D and manufacturing expertise that enables fast time to market for a cost-effective, high-volume deployment
Voice services supported by Lantiq’s SLIC™ and ISDN devices
Comprehensive media mobility software from Morega Systems for presenting user-owned and premium content in a consistent interface across iOS, MacOS, Android and Windows devices, both inside the home as well as remotely
Dual Band Dual Concurrent 802.11n Wi-Fi for streaming content to wireless IP devices
Media streaming using Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA®), and HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
Optional built-in storage so that consumers can store, access and share their digital content both within their home and remotely
Optional targeted advertising solution using Morega software to replace pre-roll, post-roll and interstitial advertisements according to user analytics and statistics
Forge will be demonstrated at the 2013 International CES Show (Jan. 8-11) in the ViXS Systems Booth MP25953, South Hall 2, as well as in the Morega Product Suite at the Venetian.
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