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DivX, Inc. certifies Panasonic's UniPhier technology

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 13 Jan 2008 20:14

DivX, Inc. certifies Panasonic's UniPhier technology DivX, Inc. has announced the DivX Certification of Panasonic's UniPhier System LSI. The "UniPhier" is an integrated multimedia chip platform that enables high-quality video solutions such as DivX playback in a number of product categories. The UniPhier (Universal Platform for High-quality Image Enhancing Revolution) is the first chip platform to integrate DivX technology into Blu-ray products using a hardware solution.
Over 100 million DivX Certified products have been shipped into the market, including DVD players, mobile devices and more. "The DivX Certified 'UniPhier' System LSI offers our customers a rich and flexible platform for enjoying high-quality video in a broad range of device categories," said Akito Miyamoto, General Manager of Software and Solutions, Semiconductor Company, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.

Miyamoto added: "The ability of our solution to support DivX decoding, in addition to many other audio and video formats, highlights the power and flexibility of the 'UniPhier' architecture." Products that bear the DivX Certified logo have undergone a rigorous testing program to ensure a high-quality DivX media experience that includes reliable video playback, excellent visual quality and interoperability with other DivX Certified devices.

"The DivX Certification of Panasonic's 'UniPhier' will provide cutting-edge media capabilities to our mutual partners and enable consumers to enjoy DivX content on new Blu-ray devices," said Kevin Hell, CEO of DivX, Inc. "By working together with Panasonic, we can improve the media experience and expand consumers' options for enjoying digital video on a variety of consumer electronics products."

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