Broadcom’s DivX Certified® BCM7440 chip enables Blu-ray manufacturers to include integrated support for high-quality DivX® video. An industry leader, Broadcom is one of the few semiconductor producers to offer a mass-market Blu-ray chipset solution to major consumer electronics manufacturers. New Blu-ray players in development based on the BCM7440 will be able to play back high-quality DivX video burned on Blu-ray discs or saved on USB flash drives. Broadcom’s DivX Certified Blu-ray chip solution significantly contributes to the expanding influence of DivX video within the Blu-ray market and complements its growth in other product categories, such as set-top boxes and digital televisions.
“There is strong consumer demand for DivX and so we are pleased to extend support for DivX on our BCM7440 Blu-ray chipset,” said Dan Eiref, Vice President & General Manager of Broadcom’s Consumer Electronics Group. “Broadcom is dedicated to designing differentiated products for our customers. We believe that the addition of DivX to our product portfolio opens up a compelling new source of content for consumers who increasingly rely on digital solutions for their entertainment experience.”
“Blu-ray has emerged as the clear standard for high-definition video and, through DivX Certified chips such as the BCM7440, DivX is well-positioned to repeat the success it achieved within the DVD market,” said Patrice Lagrange, Senior Vice President, Products, DivX, Inc. “Broadcom’s high performing DivX Certified BCM7440 Blu-ray chip highlights DivX’s prominence within the marketplace as the standard for high-quality digital video and we are pleased to work with Broadcom in offering a premium digital experience within next-generation entertainment platforms.”
Products that bear the DivX Certified® logo have undergone a rigorous testing program to ensure interoperability, security and visual quality. DivX Certified products enable consumers to create, play, and share high-quality video content across a range of devices and platforms.
For more information on DivX Certification, visit www.divx.com/certification.
About DivX, Inc.
DivX, Inc. is a digital media company that enables consumers to enjoy a high-quality video experience across any kind of device. DivX creates, distributes and licenses digital video technologies that span the “three screens” comprising today’s consumer media environment—the PC, the television and mobile devices. Over 100 million DivX Certified devices have shipped into the market from leading consumer electronics manufacturers. DivX also offers content providers and publishers a complete solution for the distribution of secure, high-quality digital video content. Driven by a globally recognized brand and a passionate community of hundreds of millions of consumers, DivX is simplifying the video experience to enable the digital home.
Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical in nature constitute "forward-looking statements." Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding DivX's visibility within the investment community. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause DivX's actual results to be materially different from historical results or from any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to: the risk that customer use of DivX technology may not grow as anticipated; the risk that anticipated market opportunities may not materialize at expected levels, or at all; the risk that the Company’s activities may not result in the growth of profitable revenue; risks and uncertainties related to the maintenance and strength of the DivX brand; risks associated with DivX's ability to penetrate existing and new markets; risks regarding the effects of competition; DivX's dependence on its licensees and partners; the effect of intellectual property rights claims; and other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of DivX's most recent report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 8, 2008. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. DivX is providing this information as of the date of this release and does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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