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Nero and KiSS to release DVD player supporting AVC/H.264

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 02 Sep 2005 3:27 User comments (2)

Nero and KiSS to release DVD player supporting AVC/H.264 Nero, leaders in digital media technology, and KiSS technology, one of the worlds leading manufacturers of consumer electronics products will introduce a new Nero Digital AVC capable High Definition Media player. The DP-700 is to become the first consumer electronics device to playback Nero Digital AVC files. MPEG-4 AVC (Advanced Video Coding), ITU-T H.264, or AVC more than doubles the compression efficiency of earlier standards.
"This is a significant step in the evolution of Nero Digital™, and KiSS has provided the vehicle to deliver this innovative technology to the consumer," said Jim Corbett, Executive Director of Nero AG. Finally end users can experience high quality AVC files on consumer electronics devices." KiSS is also proud to be producing a player with support for Nero Digital.

"Nero Digital™ AVC is the top of the line when it comes to quality, compression and innovation," said Martin Manniche, COO KiSS. "KiSS customers will be given the tools and technology to create their own Nero Digital™ AVC files, experiencing first hand this next generation technology." Along with the DP-700, 30 day trials of Nero Recode, Nero Showtime and Nero MediaHome will be bundled.

Nero Digital™, co-developed by Nero and Ateme, is a standard based audio and video solution featuring superior quality MPEG-4 video and AAC audio. By offering chapters, subtitles and multi-channel surround-sound support, Nero Digital™ represents one of the very few 'all in one' solutions in the World of audio and video compression.

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2 user comments

13.9.2005 3:48

Hope kISS can do a better job than what they have done with they previous products (i.e. firmware for DP500, 508, etc.); there is still a lot of people (myself included) waiting for kiss firmware that could make our players work without problems.

25.9.2005 22:26

it would be top notch if it could play DivX also (the new v6 with menus and such)

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