posted by Deborah D. McAdams /
Technicolor Selects ViXS SoC for 60p HEVC 4K Set-Tops
ViXS XCode 6400 10-bit HEVC to power STBs
TORONTO, ONTARIO—ViXS Systems Inc.,
that Technicolor has chosen the ViXS
XCode 6400 System on Chip for their new 4K set-top box product line. Technicolor
is an innovator in STBs with the second
highest volume of STB shipments worldwide. The Technicolor STBs offer
front-ends for cable, satellite and telco internet protocol television operators, and supports High Efficiency Video Coding
Main10 Profile up to 60 frames per second for service operators looking
to launch 4K content services. The new 4K Technicolor STB is targeted for cable and
satellite services operators globally.
ViXS expects such 4K STBs to
begin shipping within the year.