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Blu-ray Quality Digital Media Hub

The Zii SiVO Media-Rich HUB platform enables OEMs and ODMs to quickly and efficiently bring to market easy-to-use products that enable users to enjoy and share their multi-format media content in the living room in stunning 1080p high-definition. The built-in flexibility of the standard platform enables rapid customization and product differentiation and includes support for the native Linux®-based Plaszma™ OS and the Zii optimized Android™.

Press Release: ZiiLABS and ARM Showcase Next-Generation 1080p Blu-Ray Quality Connected HDTV Home Entertainment

  • Proven low-cost reference platform
  • Compact, customizable design
  • Complete design kit available
  • 1080p Blu-ray quality video playback
  • OpenGL® ES 1.1/2.0 3D graphics
  • 720p simultaneous H.264 encode/decode*
  • Flexible media format support
  • Flexible ZMS-08 media-rich applications processor
  • HDMI 1.3, dual USB 2.0, SD card and IrDA
  • Xtreme Fidelity X-Fi™ audio
  • Linux-based Android™ and Plaszma™ OS
Zii Trinity 3G Phone Platform

The Zii SIVO platform can be supplied to potential manufacturers as a complete design package to take to market as-is or to enable partner customizations.

  • Schematics
  • Gerbers
  • Design Files
  • Bill of Materials
  • Mechanical drawings
  • 3D CAD model
  • Assembled PCBs
  • Board Support Package
  • Operating System, middleware & CODECs

Key Features

  • Multi-format HD video playback at 1080p
  • High-resolution picture viewing
  • Enhanced multi-format audio playback
  • High-quality video conference at 720p
  • High-definition Web 2.0 browsing
  • Advanced 3D UI and gaming
  • Access content from SD or USB devices

Zii SiVO Hardware Platform

  • 512MB DDR2 memory
  • HDMI 1.3a mini port
  • Firmware Boot ROM
  • Dual USB 2.0 type A host ports
  • Power Management Unit
  • High-quality audio DAC
  • External SD/MMC card slot
  • 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack
  • Composite video (via 4 pole 3.5mm plug)
  • Infra Red input
  • JTAG debug port
  • DC 5V input board supply
  • 71mm x 50mm x 12mm

Android and Plaszma OS

Zii optimized Android delivers a richer Android experience that leverages the capabilities of the ZMS-08's StemCell Computing architecture; including seamless OpenGL ES 3D graphics acceleration and high definition video. The Plaszma OS enables native Linux based development via a rich set of highly optimized industry standard APIs.

ZMS-08 Media-Rich Processor

The advanced, highly integrated and low-power ZMS-08 processor delivers the Zii SiVO platforms rich HD experience.

  • Blu-ray quality 1080p H.264 video decode
  • 1080p H.264 video encode
  • 720p H.264 video conferencing
  • Accelerated OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0
  • Xtreme Fidelity X-Fi audio technology
  • Multi format media CODECs
  • ARM® Cortex-A8 at 1GHz
  • Accelerated graphics and compositing
  • Advanced image signal processing
  • Rich peripheral integration & connectivity
  • Dual digital audio output (I2S/PCM)
  • Three SDIO controllers

Flexible Media Processing

The Zii SiVO platforms supports an advanced media framework and a rich portfolio of highly optimized media CODECs, file parsers and streaming protocols.


  • H.264 High-Profile, MPEG-1/2, MPEG-4 (XVid & DivX), WMV9/VC1 (SP/MP), Motion JPEG, H.263, Real Video




  • MP3, WMA8 Std & Lossless, AAC-LC / LTP / HE v1&2, WAV, FLAC, ADPCM, MIDI, G726/722/711, Real Audio


  • Full web 2.0 web browser, internet streaming, video conferencing, Adobe Flash Lite 3.1/Flash Player 10 and AIR


  • The flexibility of the ZMS-08 means that new CODECs, profiles and libraries are always being added to our portfolio. Please check for the latest updates.