Rovi and LG Electronics have signed multi-year licensing agreements that expand their relationship and provide further integration of DivX technology into a wider range of consumer electronics devices.
LG's latest agreements support its plans to continue to promote the technology
on devices beyond Blu-ray Disc players, to ultimately include HDTVs, in-car
players, set-top boxes, tablets and mobile phones.
The agreement with Rovi enables LG to implement DivX Plus HD, the premium level
of certification available, and will add to home and mobile consumer electronics
devices that have shipped with DivX technology. The newly DivX Plus HD Certified
devices can play back DivX.MKV files up to 1080p and previous versions of DivX