DivX, LLC, a leading provider of next-generation digital video
solutions, and MStar Semiconductor, Inc., a global innovation leader in
semiconductor solutions, today announced that MStar HEVC TV SoC will be
the first digital television chip to receive DivX® HEVC Certification,
enabling the playback of highly efficient DivX HEVC Ultra HD (4K) video.
"By delivering the first digital television chip that is DivX Certified®
for HEVC Ultra HD to Smart TV manufacturers, MStar will help accelerate
the transition to 4K video around the world," said Dr. Kanaan Jemili,
CEO of DivX, LLC. "Our DivX HEVC technology provides consumers with an
extremely efficient, superior quality 4K video experience that is ideal
for next-generation digital televisions."
MStar is the worldwide market leader in TV System-on-Chip (SoC), both in
terms of market share and intellectual property. The cutting edge
technologies provided by MStar solutions include an advanced picture
processing engine, integrated all-purpose audio/video codec support,
integrated high-performance CPU/GPU and more.
"We're dedicated to providing manufacturers with a complete 4K offering
for the digital television market, starting with the DivX Certified for
HEVC Ultra HD chip," said Bill Hsiung, the Head of Corporate SW
Marketing at MStar Semiconductor, Inc. "We're pleased to enable one of
the first HEVC decoding solutions to allow playback of the large volume
ofDivX HEVC Ultra HD videos being created by consumers each day."
The DivX end-to-end HEVC solution is designed to accelerate the adoption
of the latest compression standard across the entire video distribution
system. DivX Certified devices for HEVC will support an advanced feature
set for media playback including multi-language subtitles and audio
tracks, trick-play track for smooth fast forward and rewind, chapter
points for quick scene navigation, and resume playback across devices.
DivX recently received a 2014 Best Ultra HD Codec award from Ultra HDTV
Magazine for its DivX 10 software and MainConcept HEVC SDK.
Join DivX at IBC 2014 on September 12-16 in Hall 5, Stand C10.
About MStar Semiconductor, Inc.
MStar Semiconductor, Inc. ("MStar") is a world-class leader in
Application Specific ICs ("ASIC") with a focus on consumer electronic
products and communication applications. Since the inception in 2002,
MStar has established a strong brand and leadership position in LCD
controller, analog and digital TV and set-top box by fully leveraging
its core expertise of cutting-edge design capabilities, continuous
innovation and premier customer-focused services. Headquartered in
Taiwan, MStar has a comprehensive global footprint of international R&D
and customer support centers to provide a full range of total solutions
for various consumer electronic applications. For more information,
please visit www.mstarsemi.com.
About DivX, LLC
DivX, LLC, is leading the way to a better, more seamless consumer video
experience by powering the professional creation, protected
distribution, and high-quality playback of highly efficient video to
multiple devices and platforms. DivX, along with its subsidiary
MainConcept, offers service providers, device manufacturers, and
integrators technologies that address the entire video supply chain with
solutions for software applications, OTT content services, and consumer
electronics devices. Over one billion DivX enabled devices have shipped
worldwide from major manufacturers and DivX consumer software products
have been downloaded over one billion times. DivX is based in San Diego,
CA, with offices across Europe and Asia. For more information on the
company, visit www.divx.com.
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