Sigma Processor Powers DViCO TVIX Xroid A1 Android Media Player
Sigma work on Android for the home has begun the gear fruit announced that DViCO has selected their SMP8656 Secure Media Processor for its TVIX Xroid A1 Android based connected media player. The TVIX Xroid A1 is DViCO first Android-based Over-the-Top (OTT) media player and is part of the company’s plan to develop an Android-based product line to support the growing Connected Home market. The TVIX Xroid A1is the first Android connected media player on the market to use Sigma's SMP8656 media processor.
According to Sigma’s David Lynch this collaboration “with DViCO is a prime example of how Sigma's media processor line lets customers develop cutting edge products for growing Android markets." David also believes that the market for Android based products is about to explode as the operating system moves beyond mobile phones and into new markets with digital media adapters, hybrid set top boxes, and Blu-ray players.
DViCO's upcoming "Android TVIX" supports all the multimedia functionalities of current TVIX, as well as native Web-browsing and downloading of Android applications. It will offer open API that can be used for Android developers' group, 3D user interface, and multi-tasking. DViCO will partner with Android developers groups and software companies to further expand its flexible and reliable Android based multimedia player.