Panasonic and DivX announced today that Panasonic will introduce a new line of DivX Certified DVD video players in Latin America.
The DivX Certified Panasonic DVD- K325-PLA model will be available throughout Latin American retail stores in October.
"Our DivX Certified DVD player is versatile and full-featured, giving consumers everything they want in one device, including Karaoke, PAL to NTSC conversion and full playback of all versions of the DivX video format," said Carlos Bethancourt, Marketing Executive for Panasonic Latin America. "This allows consumers to enjoy high-quality DivX video from within the comfort of their homes."
"By incorporating DivX technology in their DVD players, Panasonic is offering consumers a high performance product that provides a truly open and interoperable experience," said Jim Geison, Vice President of Worldwide Sales, DivX. "Panasonic's devices empower consumers to enjoy high-quality DivX video, wherever they might be, easily taking the video from the PC to the living room."
DivX and Panasonic have been partners since February 2005 and are actively engaged in all major regions of the world. DivX is primarily integrated into Panasonic's DVD products from the Panasonic AVC Networks division, including DVD players, recorders (DIGA brand), home theater systems, and in-car DVD receivers.
Products that bear the DivX Certified logo have undergone a rigorous testing program to ensure interoperability, security and visual quality. DivX Certified products enable consumers to create, play and share high-quality video content across a range of devices and platforms. Over 46 million DivX Certified devices from a variety of manufacturers have shipped worldwide. For more information on DivX Certification, visit http://www.divx.com/certification.