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New phone chipset receives DivX certification

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 13 Feb 2008 18:46 User comments (2)

New phone chipset receives DivX certification DivX has announced today that they have completed a licensing deal with Mtekvision, a global leader in advanced mobile semiconductor technology that will give rare DivX Mobile Certification to a new processor Chipset that will be used in upcoming mobile phones.
The MtekVision MV8722, which is a member of the Maple family of media processors will allow mobile phone owners with the chip to playback DivX video at resolutions of up to 720x400.

So far there over 100 million devices that are DivX Certified but mobile phones are only just beginning to receive the certification.

"Mtekvision is dedicated toward creating mobile solutions that foster a rich multimedia experience and allow users to benefit from superior portable technology,"
said Simon Morris, CEO, MtekVision Canada Ltd. "Offering DivX Mobile Certification enables us to provide our partners and customers with a valuable feature for ensuring the highest quality video possible across mobile devices."

"MtekVision's MV8722 illustrates DivX's commitment toward expanding an ecosystem of devices that operate with a common media language,"
said Patrice Lagrange, Vice President and Group Business Manager, Media Languages, DivX, Inc. "With consumers continuously on the move, it is important to offer mobile solutions that maintain the entertainment standards set by the living room and provide a seamless experience between the myriad of devices used daily."

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2 user comments

113.2.2008 19:27

Added feature to 3g Iphone?

29.4.2008 1:10

i dont see this as anything special.

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