Leading Supplier of TV Application Solutions Integrates DivX® OmniView™ to Demonstrate Secure Playback of Catch-Up TV Across Multiple Screens
SAN DIEGO, CA, September 11, 2014—DivX, LLC, a leading provider of next-generation digital video solutions, and Accedo, the global market leader in TV application solutions, are showcasing a technology demonstration of DivX® OmniView™ with the Accedo VIA™ reference applications at IBC 2014. Designed to enable over-the top (OTT) services to provide secure, high-quality DivX video playback on multiple devices, including a DivX Certified® Samsung SmartTV , the collaboration will be on display September 12-16 at the DivX stand in Hall 5.C10 and the Accedo stand in Hall14.E14.
“Accedo is well established as a leading developer of multi-screen video applications for some of the largest and most successful pay TV operators and broadcasters in the world,” said Dr. Kanaan Jemili, CEO of DivX, LLC. “The combination of DivX® OmniView™ and Accedo VIA™ will enable OTT services to further differentiate their video offering and increase audience reach to the vast DivX Certified® device footprint.”
Accedo is the partner of choice for pay TV operators and media companies who offer their audiences on-demand access to premium VOD and catch-up TV on popular consumer electronic devices. DivX OmniView enables video distribution and playback across multiple screens, including Android, iOS, Web, PCs, Smart TVs and set-top boxes. Integrated DivX DRM means that OTT services can scale securely across all popular device platforms and support multiple usage and purchase models.
With support for 4K and advanced streaming features, such as multi-language subtitles and audio tracks, chapter points and more, DivX enables OTT services to differentiate their experience, as well as reduce operating costs using HEVC, 4K and DASH. In addition, with major IC and CE manufacturers consistently licensing the latest DivX technology, DivX OmniView enables operators to extend audience reach.
“DivX® OmniView™ enables an advanced and differentiated streaming experience, industry-best 4K video quality, and the ability to deploy quickly to multiple devices and platforms thanks to the widely adopted DivX Certification program,” said Michael Lantz, CEO of Accedo. “These are all important features that are highly valued by our customers, and we’re excited to work with DivX to demonstrate an advanced video experience that’s consistently stunning across screens.”
Visit DivX at IBC 2014 in Hall 5, stand C10 to see the combined demonstration from September 12 through September 16, and visit www.divx.com/solutions/multi-screen-video for more about DivX OmniView.
About DivX, LLC
DivX, LLC is leading the way to 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 1 billion DivX enabled devices have shipped worldwide from major manufacturers and DivX consumer software products have been downloaded over 1 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.
Accedo is the market leading enabler of TV application solutions. Accedo provides applications, tools and services to media companies, consumer electronics and TV operators globally, to help them deliver the next-generation TV experience. Accedo’s cloud-based platform solutions enable customers to cost-efficiently roll out and manage application offerings and stores for multiple devices and markets. Accedo is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with branch offices in London, Madrid, New York, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Sydney, Santiago de Chile, and Cologne. For more information, visit www.accedo.tv