MIPS-Based™ ViXS XCode® 4210 Chipset to Run Android at COMPUTEX TAIPEI
A global leader in innovative and advanced networked multimedia solutions, ViXS separately today introduced an Android software development kit (SDK) for the flagship IC XCode® 4210. ViXS joins a growing list of innovative companies leveraging Android on the MIPS® architecture to create the next generation of connected entertainment devices.
“Next generation connected entertainment platforms will require a full web experience and a rich graphical user interface with high-performance processing, full HD, 3D graphics and other advanced functionality,” said Art Swift, vice president of marketing, MIPS Technologies. “With the increasing number of formats and standards, real-time transcoding technology is clearly a must for Blu-ray players, set-top boxes, home gateways, and other advanced digital home products, and this is the first time we are seeing it available for Android. With the high-performance, feature-rich XCode® 4210, ViXS is really taking advantage of the power of the MIPS architecture.”
“The functionality and processing power of the XCode® 4210 in combination with the MIPS architecture provides a feature rich platform for Android. This platform allows our customers to access the suite of applications available with Android and to provide a truly connected experience to the consumer,” said Sally Daub, president and CEO, ViXS Systems.
Specifically designed for 3D TV applications, the XCode® 4210 includes full 3D TV display formatting capability, 2D/3D graphics rendering, and the latest H.264 Multi-view Codec (MVC) 3D TV decoding standard. The XCode® 4210 delivers user performance in excess of 3,200 DMIPS distributed over a main MIPS MIPS32® 74Kf™ applications processor and two offload processors, all simultaneously running their own real time operating systems.
The XCode® 4210 simultaneously encodes, decodes and transcodes HD video up to 1080p60/50. It has the ability to transcrypt and transcode many forms of multimedia content to many multimedia and container formats. This enables seamless streaming, downloading and sideloading to a wide range of connected consumer entertainment devices, such as set-top boxes, PC/laptops, DTVs, game consoles, Blu-ray players, DLNA clients, wireless tablets and smart phones. With ViXS’ real-time transcryption, protected content remains secure between devices, and its real-time transcoding provides streaming efficiency to save bandwidth and increase storage capacity.
About Android on MIPS
Leveraging its leadership position in the digital home, MIPS Technologies is spearheading efforts to make Android a reality for a wide range of consumer electronic devices. With Android and the dynamic open source development community around it, developers can easily and quickly create new applications, and OEMs can leverage a fast-growing set of applications for their devices. The extensive MIPS ecosystem around Android enables OEMs to quickly optimize Android for their specific platforms and debug their solutions across the entire software stack. For more information about the Android platform and MIPS Technologies, or to access the full source code for MIPS Technologies’ port of Android to the MIPS32® architecture, including a reference binary, tools and documentation, please visit www.mips.com/android or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About MIPS Technologies, Inc. (www.mips.com):
MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MIPS) is a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores that power some of the world’s most popular products for the home entertainment, communications, networking and portable multimedia markets. These include broadband devices from Linksys, DTVs and digital consumer devices from Sony, DVD recordable devices from Pioneer, digital set-top boxes from Motorola, network routers from Cisco, 32-bit microcontrollers from Microchip Technology and laser printers from Hewlett-Packard. Founded in 1998, MIPS Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices worldwide.
MIPS, MIPS32, 74Kf and MIPS-Based are trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States and other countries of MIPS Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks referred to herein are the property of their respective owners. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions.
MIPS Technologies B.V.
Berghauser Strasse 62, 42859 Remscheid
ph. +49 2191 900 200, email@example.com
Agency Lorenzoni GmbH, Public Relations, ph: +49 8122 559170; www.lorenzoni.de; Beate Lorenzoni-Felber, firstname.lastname@example.org
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release MIPS-Based™ ViXS XCode® 4210 Chipset to Run Android at COMPUTEX TAIPEI here
News-ID: 133699 • Views: 1899
More Releases from MIPS Technologies, Inc.
YoYo Games and MIPS Release Free Android™ Game Development Platform
INTERNATIONAL CES, LAS VEGAS, Nev. – January 4, 2013 – MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for home entertainment, networking, mobile and embedded applications, and YoYo Games, the creator of GameMaker: Studio™, announced the release of fast and easy game development software for MIPS-Based™ products such as tablets and other devices. GameMaker: Studio™ MIPS™ Edition, created by YoYo Games exclusively for MIPS-Based
MIPS Highlights Extensive Connected Entertainment Ecosystem for Android™ and M …
INTERNATIONAL CES, LAS VEGAS, Nev. – January 7, 2013 – MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for home entertainment, networking, mobile and embedded applications, today announced its lineup of technology and product demonstrations planned for International CES, being held January 8 – 11, 2013. Demonstrations in the MIPS Technologies suite at CES are based on a number of new collaborations, including those
Highly-Integrated MIPS-Based™ SoC from Ingenic Sets New Performance Point
INTERNATIONAL CES, LAS VEGAS, Nev. – January 4, 2013 – MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for home entertainment, networking, mobile and embedded applications, and Ingenic Semiconductor, a leading China-based CPU provider for mobile multimedia applications, today introduced the JZ4780, a new highly integrated MIPS-Based™ SoC from Ingenic. The affordable dual-core JZ4780 SoC offers high performance, advanced graphics and other new functionality,
Latest Release of MIPS® Architecture Includes Virtualization and SIMD
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – December 6, 2012 – MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for home entertainment, networking, mobile and embedded applications, today publicly announced a major release of the MIPS® architecture, encompassing the MIPS32®, MIPS64® and microMIPS™ instruction set architectures. Based on work done over more than two years, Release 5 (“R5”) of the MIPS base architecture incorporates important functionality including virtualization
More Releases for Android
Systweak Android Cleaner functionality upgraded for Android M
Systweak Software, a well- known IT development and solutions company based out of India, recently upgraded its popular App Systweak Android Cleaner (SAC) to optimize app functionality for Android M. The performance boosting app now also comes with detailed listings of apps according to battery usage and enhanced auto-cleaning. “Systweak Android Cleaner is one of the best rated apps for phone boosting and optimization on Play Store. It has performed
OnCell Release Official Android App
OnCell, a leading mobile technology service provider to cultural sites and institutions, recently launched its free OnCell App for Android mobile phones and tablets. The app allows users to experience hundreds of multimedia tours when visiting museums, zoos, gardens, historic sites and parks around the country. The tours can also be taken “virtually” from any location. OnCell’s interactive mobile tours feature audio, images, video and social media network sharing. "At
Software Engineering - Android
“The thing I'm proudest of is that mobile technology is for the masses, not the elites. Because of the work that is spreading mobile devices, another 2 billion people will join the conversation, and they're coming in with human values, human concerns, human problems, and because of the designs that you, [the phone networks, handset makers, app makers and others] have helped build, it's possible it will change their lives
CIOL.com Launches Android Topic Center
CIOL.com, a brand of CyberMedia Group and India's leading and first IT portal addressing the information needs of the IT community, has launched first-of-its-kind exclusive topic center on Android aimed at Android developer community. A much sought-after destination for Android developers and users who are interested in Android platform, the Android Topic Center (android.ciol.com) offers latest news on Android development, Android applications, Android market and Android platform. The information technology industry has
Beetel Android tablet today
Beetel has a new Android tablet in the market at Rs 10,000-15,000. The tablet runs on Android 2.2 and has a 1 GHz processor. Beetel, Bharti's handset brand, is set to launch its latest tablet PC based on Android operating system today. The tablet, to be called 'Magiq', has a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen with Android 2.2 Froyo OS, and is powered by a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor. Other details include a front
PRIVATEFLY.COM LAUNCHES ANDROID APP
Online private jet hire platform, PrivateFly.com, has announced an expansion to its mobile application services. Following its successful iPhone and iPad app launch last year, which was the world’s first mobile app to give instant private jet hire costs, the company has now developed and launched the equivalent technology for the Android platform. Android is now the UK’s fastest-growing and most popular mobile operating system with over 45 per cent