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DivX Inc. and Sony Pictures announce agreement

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 10 Jan 2008 17:17 User comments (1)

DivX Inc. and Sony Pictures announce agreement DivX Inc. and Sony Pictures Television Inc. have announced an agreement that will permit online video download sources to sell content from Sony Pictures using the high quality DivX format. Sony Pictures produces TV series, telefilms, theatrical releases and family entertainment for network and Cable Television, as well as first-run and off-network series for syndication.
"We are dedicated to finding legitimate outlets for our content and to that end are excited to be working with DivX to provide retailers with an expanded ecosystem for the digital distribution and playback of our digital media," said Michael Arrieta, Executive Vice President, Digital Distribution & Mobile Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television.

Downloads in this format will be compatible with DivX Certified players, which are produced by a wide variety of manufacturers. "This milestone agreement lays the foundation for Sony to offer high quality video content in the DivX format to its retail partners for playback on next-generation DivX Certified devices," said Kevin Hell, CEO of DivX, Inc.

Hell added: "Consumers want the flexibility and choice to enjoy high-quality video content from a range of retailers across a variety of devices. We are very pleased Sony Pictures Television recognizes the value of the DivX digital media solution and look forward to working together to offer a great experience to consumers."

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121.1.2008 6:56

Divx is the way to go their codec is the best out there.

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