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ViXS and Opera innovate the TV web experience

March 20, 2012

ViXS platform with Opera's latest TV developments demonstrated at CCBN in Beijing

Beijing, China - March 20, 2012

Today, ViXS Systems Inc. is showing off the latest version of the Opera TV browser on Android, and the Opera TV Store on Linux, optimized for the ViXS XCode 4210 platform, at the China Content Broadcasting Network (CCBN) in Beijing.

The Opera TV Store is a complete HTML5-based store solution optimized for HD Ready TVs and a standard remote control, offering a selection of high quality TV apps. The Opera TV browser, optimized for ease of use and long-tail content on Linux and Android based TVs, set-top boxes and media-players, is built on Opera's experience of bringing web browsing to 250 million mobile and PC-users.

"Combining our latest TV innovations with ViXS processing engine gives users around the world an amazing web experience on TVs," said Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera. "We encourage CCBN attendees to drop by the ViXS's booth to see the great result we"ve achieved by optimizing our latest TV browser and the Opera TV Store for ViXS's XCode 4210 platform."

"The Opera TV Store for Linux and the Opera TV browser for Android are perfectly matched to the ViXS XCode 4210 Multimedia SoC, which has been designed to bring the power of HTML5 to the embedded multimedia space," said Sally Daub, President and CEO of ViXS Systems. "Using the XCode 4210, combined with Opera's HTML5 embedded browser solutions, manufacturers can build unique TV solutions with the flexibility to choose from a plethora of OTT services available through HTML5."

ViXS is showcasing Opera TV browser and the Opera TV Store running on VIXS-based devices at the CCBN, from March 21st - 23rd in Beijing. Visit ViXS" booth in Hall 3, Booth #3602 in the China International Exhibition Center of Beijing (CIEC) for advanced demos. Learn more at See the Opera TV browser video.

For further information: David Jones, Tel: (416) 646-2000, E-mail:

About ViXS Systems Inc.

ViXS is a multimedia solutions innovator providing technologies for processing, managing, securing and distributing high quality video and audio allowing seamless control, conversion, and connectivity between many classes and sizes of digital entertainment devices. ViXS supplies advanced System-on-Chip semiconductors, software solutions and hardware reference designs for the world's top manufacturers of Digital TVs, DVDs, Set-top boxes, Personal Video Recorders, PCs, Network-Attached Storage devices, Residential/Home Gateways, Blu-ray players/recorders, as well as Broadcast and Professional Equipment OEMs. ViXS is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with global operations and offices in Europe, Asia and North America. ViXS has filed more than 373 patents worldwide with 114 patents being issued to date. Listed for four years running as one of Deloitte's fastest growing North American companies, ViXS is setting new standards in the way digital entertainment is viewed and transmitted across an endless array of multimedia products. For more information on ViXS, please visit our website: VIXS©, the ViXS© logo, XCodeâ„¢, XConnexâ„¢ and Xtensivâ„¢ are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of ViXS. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Opera

Opera enables more than 350 million internet consumers worldwide to connect with the content and services that matter most to them. Opera also helps publishers monetize their content through advertising and advertisers reach the audiences that build value for their businesses, capitalizing on a global consumer audience reach that exceeds 1 billion.

Opera is a trademark of Opera Software AS.