DivX and Warner Bros. Entertai
The wide-ranging agreement covers all titles available for digital distribution in the Warner Bros. catalogue including current and back-catalogue major motion pictures and television programs. All titles offered in the DivX format are compatible with a variety of DivX Certified devices from consumer electronics brands, including DVD players, Blu-ray devices, gaming consoles and more. The agreement allows retailers who sign additional agreements with DivX and Warner Bros. to offer Warner titles in the DivX digital media format.
In related news, DivX and Samsung announced a multiyear agreement to add DivX video playback to a number of Samsung digital television models. The DivX Certified Samsung devices are expected to be available in worldwide markets beginning in early 2009, and will be able to playback DivX media files directly via USB slots or via Ethernet connection certified by DLNA.