iWedia and Synaptics team up for rapid Android 11 deployments


LAUSANNE, Switzerland, May 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – iWedia, a leading provider of software components and solutions for TV devices to world-class service operators and consumer electronics manufacturers, today announced the full integration of Android 11 on the latest Synaptics VS640 SoC.

The bundle combines best-in-class hardware and software. This includes a high-performance, low-power, and cost-effective benchmark platform for Google and Netflix from Synaptics, as well as world-class software components and unmatched integration services from iWedia. The platform enables rapid deployments, even for very complex hybrid operator projects.

Android version 11 includes recent features like Tuner HAL and MediaCAS V2. iWedia takes the opportunity to enable Widevine CAS support and hybrid DVB / IPTV / OTT use cases through its comprehensive product portfolio like ABR media player, IPTV and Broadcast stacks, in addition to its Operator Tier Launcher and Targeted solution Ad.

Based on Synaptics’ popular VideoSmart â„¢ platform, the VS640 features a quad-core media processor with dedicated dual-core audio DSP, integrated processor, GPU and NPU specially designed with AI to enhance user experience. The platform also offers the next-generation AV1 video decoding format – a requirement for future YouTube and Netflix content.

“This early and successful integration of Android 11 strengthens our long-standing relationship with iWedia,” said Siddarth Chandrasekar, Marketing Director at Synaptics. “As an AI-enabled platform, the VS640 opens up new possibilities for operators to innovate with new features and generate new monetization streams.”

Sunghoon Kim, Vice President of Sales at iWedia, said, “Service providers can leverage our co-integration to launch highly personalized set-top boxes or IP streaming devices in record time. effective solutions, while guaranteeing a controlled time to market. “

About iWedia

iWedia SA provides world-class software solutions for connected TV devices. We are pioneers in AndroidTV and support our customers with software architecture and design expertise, field proven products and cost effective engineering services. We are proud to serve leading telecommunications operators, pay TV operators and Tier 1 automotive OEMs with our multimedia solutions.

iWedia provides efficient and scalable software integration services delivered by an experienced team used to enable rapid deployments of high volume consumer electronics devices. iWedia is headquartered at Switzerland with development laboratories Belgrade and Novi Sad, Serbia, and sales and support offices in Brazil, France, Germany, India, Singapore and South Korea.

For more information, please visit www.iwedia.com and contact:

David C. Paul,
Marketing Manager
[email protected]

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About Synaptics

Synaptics (Nasdaq: SYNA) is changing the way humans interact with connected devices and data, creating exceptional experiences throughout the home, at work, in the car, and on the go. Synaptics is the partner of choice for the world’s most innovative intelligent system vendors who integrate multiple experiential technologies into platforms that make our digital lives more productive, insightful, secure and enjoyable. These customers combine Synaptics’ differentiated touch, display and biometric technologies with a new generation of advanced connectivity and AI-enhanced video, vision, audio, voice and security processing.

For more information, please visit www.synaptics.com and contact:

David Hurd,
Public relations
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