Major Media Distribution Company Adopts DivX® HEVC Technology for Video Streaming Application on Mobile Devices
SAN DIEGO, CA, September 11, 2014—DivX, LLC, a leading provider of next-generation digital video solutions, today announced that Mei Ah Digital Technology Ltd., a member of the Mei Ah Entertainment Group, has upgraded its license agreement and will adopt the newly launched DivX® OmniView™ solution to power the delivery of high-quality on-demand DivX® HEVC video streaming to mobile devices.
DivX OmniView 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 OTT services to differentiate their experience as well as reduce operating costs using HEVC and DASH. In addition, with a base of over 1 billion DivX Certified® devices, DivX OmniView enables content providers and operators to extend the reach of their services to multiple screens and broaden their subscriber base.
“Our relationship with Mei Ah showcases the end-to-end support DivX® technologies provide to entertainment service providers, enabling them to deliver a seamless, high-quality video experience to their customers,” said Dr. Kanaan Jemili, CEO of DivX, LLC. “Our award-winning DivX HEVC technology enables incredible visual quality at remarkably efficient file sizes, and our proven DRM and content preparation tools offer a complete package for operators and content providers looking to launch a multi-screen video service.”
“DivX® OmniView™ will enable us give our users a better video experience, with the highest quality content delivered securely to multiple mobile devices,” said Steve Law, Executive Director of Mei Ah Digital Technology, Ltd. “We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with DivX to bring new and innovative technologies to the marketplace.”
Visit DivX at IBC 2014 in Hall 5, stand C10 from September 12 to September 16 to see a demonstration, and learn more about DivX OmniView at www.divx.com/solutions/multi-screen-video.
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/solutions.
About Mei Ah Entertainment Group
Mei Ah Entertainment Group was founded in 1984 and listed at Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1993. Majoring in video distribution, the Group has been actively engaged in film investment and production since 1997, it has produced more than 150 titles to date and has a film library of approximately 600 titles, including many box office hits and internationally acclaimed titles. The Group has also been involved in TV series production and distribution, television channel operational, multi-media development and recently the cinema lines throughout China.