DivX and MtekVision ink licensing deal


MUMBAI: DivX has inked a licensing deal with Mtekvision Co. to grant DivX Mobile Certification to a new media processor chipset used in a variety of mobile platforms.
The MtekVision MV8722, part of the Maple family of media processors, will enable mobile devices which incorporate the new chipset to seamlessly playback high-quality DivX video at resolutions up to 720×400. These mobile devices will join over 100 million other DivX Certified devices shipped by DivX’s licensees into the market, including DVD players, digital cameras, video game consoles, digital televisions, and mobile phones. DivX Certification enables a premium visual experience and interoperability among an expanding ecosystem of devices and platforms.
“Mtekvision is dedicated toward creating mobile solutions that foster a rich multimedia experience and allow users to benefit from superior portable technology,” said MtekVision Canada CEO Simon Morris. “Offering DivX Mobile Certification enables us to provide our partners and customers with a valuable feature for ensuring the highest quality video possible across mobile devices.”
“MtekVision’s MV8722 illustrates DivX’s commitment toward expanding an ecosystem of devices that operate with a common media language,” said DivX vice president and group business manager, media languages Patrice Lagrange. “With consumers continuously on the move, it is important to offer mobile solutions that maintain the entertainment standards set by the living room and provide a seamless experience between the myriad of devices used daily.”
Products that bear the DivX Certified logo have undergone a rigorous testing program to ensure a high-quality DivX media experience, including reliable video playback, interoperability with other DivX Certified devices and the visual quality users expect from DivX.