PR

 

Keep up with the latest news and announcements from DivX and NeuLion.

DivX Launches DivX HEVC End-to-End Solution for Creation, Protected Delivery and Multiscreen Playback of Over-the-Top 4K Video at NAB 2014

DivX LLC, a leading provider of next-generation digital video solutions, today announced the launch of a complete, end-to-end solution to enable over-the-top (OTT) providers to create and deliver high-quality, highly efficient HEVC 4K video for protected playback on multiple devices. The company will be demonstrating all elements of the DivX® HEVC ecosystem at the 2014 NAB show in Las Vegas from April 7-10.

The DivX end-to-end HEVC solution is designed to accelerate the adoption of the latest compression standard across video distribution workflows. For content preparation and creation, DivX’s MainConcept® HEVC SDK adds support for real-time DivX HEVC 1080p software encoding, streamlining the integration of HEVC into video applications and OTT delivery. DivX also offers a number of solutions to drive multi-screen playback of HEVC 4K content, including the DivX Video Service™ and DivX DRM, which has been approved by Hollywood studios and DECE for Ultraviolet. The company also released a new DivX HEVC SDK for IC and OEM devices to support protected streaming and file-based playback of HEVC content.

“For the past year, we have been focused on delivering a complete end-to-end solution to create and deliver high-quality, highly efficient DivX HEVC content to multiple devices. Every piece of that ecosystem is now in place, and we look forward to working with our partners to help power a seamless, OTT video experience for consumers,” said Dr. Kanaan Jemili, CEO of DivX LLC.

DivX HEVC HD and UltraHD Certified Devices 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. To date, over one billion DivX devices, including over 30,000 unique models, have shipped worldwide from multiple major consumer electronics brands. DivX recently received a 2014 Best Ultra HD Codec award from Ultra HDTV Magazine for its DivX 10 software and MainConcept HEVC SDK.

DivX will be exhibiting at the NAB tradeshow in Las Vegas, April 7-10, 2014 at booth SU-9110. The company will be demonstrating a wide range of DivX HEVC solutions, including DivX Live HD adaptive streaming to PC and mobile devices based on HEVC and compatible with MPEG-DASH; 4K hardware encoding powered by the MainConcept HEVC SDK, and DivX HEVC UltraHD playback on leading IC platforms for set top boxes and DTV’s. For all DivX related news from NAB visit: www.divx.com.

###

About DivX LLC

DivX is a leading provider of next-generation digital video technologies for Over-The-Top services from content preparation to protected delivery and multiscreen playback of high-quality video across consumer electronics devices and mobile platforms. DivX, along with its subsidiary MainConcept, is accelerating the adoption of the HEVC/H.265 video standard across the video supply chain with solutions for third-party software integration, transcoding applications, and protected playback on consumer electronics devices.

For DivX:
Tom Huntington
VP of Marketing
858-882-6412