DivX extends leadership position in emerging mobile video market


MUMBAI: DivX, Inc announced new metrics that reflect the company’s growing penetration of the global mobile video market. Over 60 mobile phones from multiple manufacturers have now achieved DivX Certification, including 15% of all Android devices. In addition, DivX announced a new licensing agreement with consumer electronics manufacturer Pantech, as well as an expanded relationship with Qualcomm to certify the leading Snapdragon IC platform.


DivX technology enables consumers to enjoy high-quality digital video on any kind of device, regardless of connectivity or manufacturer. Over 250 million DivX devices have shipped into the market worldwide, ranging from Blu-ray players to gaming consoles, digital televisions as well as a wide variety of other consumer electronic devices. Additionally, the Company has seen strong traction from both consumers and partners in the mobile phone market since the official launch of the DivX certification program in August, 2007.


All DivX Certified devices support the secure playback of major Hollywood titles from studios including Warner Bros., Paramount, Sony Pictures, Starz Entertainment and Lionsgate


"The explosion of video capability on mobile phones clearly illustrates that consumers are seeking out new devices that will allow them to easily move and share the video content they care about across all the screens in their lifestyle. We believe that mobile devices will play an incredibly important role in the future of video distribution and consumption, and we’re pleased that multiple manufacturers recognize the importance of the DivX brand in providing their consumers a seamless, high-quality video experience," said DivX, Inc CEO Kevin Hell.