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LG ELECTRONICS launches family of Personnel Video Recorder (PVR) Set-top boxes (STBs) based on ViXS™ XCode® 4200 Family of

LG ELECTRONICS launches family of Personnel Video Recorder (PVR) Set-top boxes 
(STBs) based on ViXS™ XCode® 4200 Family of Network Media Processor and 
Dual HD Transcoder System on Chip (SoC) Solutions 
The ViXS XCode 4200 family of network media processor and SoCs were chosen by 
LGE for its PVR STB Models which offer unique product differentiation and 
TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - ViXS Systems Inc. today announces that the ViXS 
XCode( )4200 family has been selected for LGE's PVR STB models. Crucial 
criteria used to select ViXS were performance, flexibility and features of the 
ViXS XCode 4200 family. Using the XCode SoC, LGE has cost effectively 
combined STB, recording and networking functions with media transcoding to 
pioneer a new wave of enhanced STB PVR products. 
The Hard Disk Drive (HDD) PVR STBs models support dual tuner high definition 
(HD) terrestrial DVB-T & DVB-T2 and cable DVB-C. In addition, these models 
have an integrated DVD-RW drive for recording and archiving stored content 
from the HDD as well as DVD play back. 
"When looking for a cost effective network media processing solution that 
could do all the combined features of advanced multi-tuner DVR Set-top box 
combined with DVD, Blu-ray, media streaming the ViXS XCode 4200 family was the 
only deployed device on the market capable of delivering this level of 
integration and performance," said Jin Yong Kim President of Car & Media 
Division, Home Entertainment Company, LG Electronics 
"We are delighted that LGE have chosen ViXS for their new line up of PVR 
STBs," said Sally Daub, President and CEO, ViXS Systems Inc., "With these new 
products LGE has redefined the concept of recording and managing digital 
About ViXS Systems Inc.
ViXS is the semiconductor pioneer in designing and developing high-performance 
media solutions for the consumer electronics and video service provider 
industries. With over 390 patents issued and pending worldwide, ViXS has 
beenrecognized with a number of industry awards for innovation. ViXS is the 
world leader in transcoder deployments with over 40 million shipments to date, 
and still growing. 
ViXS has a comprehensive portfolio of products to meet the diverse needs of 
the global media industry. Portfolio highlights include the most advanced 
dense transcoder available for cloud-based solutions, as well as SoC's for 
home devices capable of doing the most simultaneous number of HD streams in 
the industry. Moreover, ViXS is the only company to have integrated 
transcoding and Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) technologies to create 
the lowest-cost media gateway capable of delivering premium content to 
consumer IP devices, such as the iPad, inside and outside of the home. 
ViXS has three primary product lines: XCode, XCodePro and XConnex. The XCode 
family of media processors range from stand-alone transcoding chips to full 
SoC solutions, each capable of handling from one to four simultaneous HD-to-HD 
transcodes. XCodePro products address the professional enterprise market and 
are being deployed today for cloud-based media streaming services. The 
XConnex product line is for communications devices, including MoCA 1.1 and 2.0 
solutions.  Additionally, ViXS customers are provided with a robust software 
development kit known as Xtensiv. 
ViXS is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with global operations and offices in 
Europe, Asia and North America. For more information on ViXS, visit our 
VIXS(™), the ViXS(® )logo, XCode(®), XConnex™ and Xtensiv™ are 
trademarks and/or registered trademarks of ViXS. Other trademarks are the 
property of their respective owners. 
About LG Electronics, Inc. 
LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology 
innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances. 
With 117 operations around the world, LG achieved global sales of USD 49 
billion (KRW 54.26 trillion) in 2011. LG is comprised of four business units - 
Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, and Air 
Conditioning & Energy Solutions - and is one of the world's leading producers 
of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines and 
refrigerators. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit 
David Jones, Tel: (416) 646-2000, 
SOURCE: ViXS Systems Inc. 
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