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LG offers its first DivX Certified TVs

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 01 Sep 2007 5:22 User comments (5)

LG offers its first DivX Certified TVs LG Electronics has announced the launch of DivX-certified Time Machine TV Series both in Plasma and LCD models. Joining over 90 million DivX Certified devices in offering superior visual quality and support for the full range of DivX video content, LG's DivX-certified Time Machine TV Series is now available in Europe, China and throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
LG's DivX-certified Time Machine TV Series includes three LCD models – the 47LB5RE, 42LB5RT, 37LB4RT –and two plasma models, the 50PB4RT and 42PB4RT. They deliver remarkable image and audio quality for digital content using much less bandwidth than regular analog devices. The series features a built-in 80 gigabyte hard disc drive for Time Shift function and recording, USB 2.0 port for backing up recorded content and MP3, JPEG and DivX playback capability.

The TVs also include a simultaneous watch-and-record function. "We are very excited about the launch of the DivX-certified Time Machine TV Series," said HeeWon Kwon, Executive Vice President of LG Electronics. "At LG, we're very committed to giving users what they want. The ability to transfer media seamlessly from the PC to the living room while preserving the kind of high-quality, cinematic experience that consumers demand is a key product differentiator among digital televisions."

Products that bear the DivX Certified logo have undergone a rigorous testing program to ensure a high-quality DivX media experience, including reliable video creation and playback, interoperability with other DivX Certified devices. Over 90 million DivX Certified devices have been shipped from major manufacturers around the world.

"The DivX Certified LG 42LB5RT digital television is an example of our efforts to expand the number of ways digital media is consumed in the living room, allowing consumers to access media when, where and how they want to," said Kevin Hell, President, DivX. "DivX is building a common media language designed for true interoperability across devices and platforms, and innovative products like the LG digital television are an important piece of that ecosystem."

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5 user comments

11.9.2007 7:37

This, imo, is awesome.

I would love one of these, need to find out the price...

21.9.2007 18:31

This is very cool i love divx!

32.9.2007 12:12

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USB 2.0 port for backing up recorded content
This is what they call it now, but will they later be calling it piracy?

410.9.2007 0:26

Another great inovation however i wish someone else cam up with the idea.

510.9.2007 11:53

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USB 2.0 port for backing up recorded content
This is what they call it now, but will they later be calling it piracy?
yeah i agree.

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