RMI Creates Platform for Personal Media Players and Digital Media Products with High-Quality DivX Video
Raza Microelectronics, a leading chip manufacturer, and DivX, Inc. (Nasdaq:DIVX), the digital media company that created the DivX media format, today announced that the RMI Alchemy Au1200(TM) Processor has received DivX Certification. Devices built upon the RMI platform will be able to take advantage of the processor's low-power and high performance solution to provide an easy design path for portable media players, automotive devices, and digital media adapters. All such devices will be able to decode high-quality DivX video.
The RMI Alchemy Au1200, a leading processor in the worldwide Personal Media Player (PMP) market, enables users to download media quickly and to enjoy high-quality video efficiently delivered at full-frame rates, with low-power, and with ample product features. The chip's integrated Media Acceleration Engine is capable of decoding DivX media files with up to D1 resolution at 30 frames per second. RMI provides DivX decode support on both Linux and Windows CE based SDKs.
"DivX is very happy to partner with RMI to bring DivX Certified solutions to consumer electronics OEMs around the world," said Kevin Hell, CXO at DivX, Inc. "RMI's adoption of DivX decoding technology will provide significant value to OEMs looking to implement a full-featured, high-performance mobile devices that enable consumers to enjoy their DivX format videos."
"RMI is pleased to have DivX decoding capabilities on the cutting-edge Alchemy Au1200 processor, continuing to give us a powerful position in this rapidly growing market," said Mike Wodopian, vice president and general manager, Alchemy Solutions at RMI. "DivX is among the world's most popular video compression technologies with over 180 million downloads worldwide, and supporting this feature enables us to expand our leadership in the evolving digital environment."
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 hardware devices from a variety of manufacturers have been shipped worldwide.
For more information on DivX Certification, see http://www.divx.com/certification/