GoLive Movie to utilize complete DivX solution, including content preparation, DivX DRM and secure multiscreen playback on Android Smart TVs
LAS VEGAS, NV, January 5, 2015—DivX, LLC, a leading provider of next-generation digital video solutions, today announced that GoLive Movie, a new international video entertainment service, has selected its DivX® OmniView™ solution to power the secure delivery of high-quality, on-demand premium movie content to smart TVs. The new GoLive Movie service will first be available on television sets from TCL.
GoLive offers viewers a diverse selection of content, including television programming and on-demand movies for viewing on virtually any connected TV, phone or tablet. By selecting DivX DRM and adaptive bitrate streaming technology, the service ensures an optimized viewing experience to suit a range of Internet speeds. With an initial launch in China, the company plans to further extend the GoLive Movie service to a worldwide audience in 2015.
DivX OmniView technology enables secure video distribution and playback across multiple screens, including Android, iOS, Web, PCs, Smart TVs and set-top boxes. With support for video up to 4K and advanced streaming features, such as multi-language subtitles, chapter points and smooth trick play, DivX enables Over-The-Top (OTT) services to differentiate their experience as well as reduce operating costs using HEVC and DASH. In addition, DivX has been approved by the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) for use with UltraViolet™ services. With a base of over 1 billion DivX Certified® devices, the DivX OmniView solution helps content providers and operators extend the reach of their services to multiple screens and broaden their subscriber base.
“Our secure DivX Plus Streaming® technology coupled with our proven DRM and content preparation tools offer a complete package for GoLive and other OTT service providers interested in launching a multiscreen video service,” said DivX President and CEO Dr. Kanaan Jemili. “DivX® OmniView™ enables customers like GoLive to deliver premium-quality content, securely, to multiple devices,” he added.
“GoLive is pleased to partner with DivX and to employ the DivX® OmniView™ solution to deliver a premium movie experience on connected TVs. Consumers have a desire to watch new movies on their TVs, and DivX® helps us to securely deliver the latest cinema content to homes to meet their needs,” said Reagon Cui, COO of GoLive.
By utilizing DivX OmniView for OTT video delivery, GoLive Movie lets consumers watch new releases at home at an affordable price, while creating a new monetization opportunity for content producers through access to millions of screens. GoLive Movie is the first video service in China to be powered by the DivX OmniView solution.
Visit DivX at 2015 International CES (South Hall, #31650) from January 6 to January 9 to see a GoLive Movie demonstration. DivX will also exhibit at the CES ShowStoppers event, giving editors and industry analysts an exclusive, in-depth look at the company’s product portfolio. ShowStoppers is being held at the Wynn Hotel on Tuesday, January 6, from 6-10p.m.
The 2015 International CES Show will have more than 3,500 exhibitors, including manufacturers, developers, and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, and technology delivery systems. The conference program will include 250 sessions. CES draws more than 150,000 attendees from more than 140 countries annually.
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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/company.
GoLive is a revolutionary international video entertainment platform that delivers a diverse selection of content from all over the world to virtually any connected TV, phone, tablet, or box. Our unique technology ensures an optimized viewing experience that is adapted to suit a range of internet speeds, broadcasting high-quality streams of the programs and events you want on whatever device you choose, whichever country you’re in. GoLive Movie provides a new channel for monetizing content, giving producers access to millions of screens worldwide. Users can view new releases from the comfort of their homes at an affordable price.