DivX Plus(R) Streaming to Feature on Broadcom’s Latest Platforms for Set-top Boxes and DTVs
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 9, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IBC — Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) today announced that it is working with Broadcom to integrate its recently unveiled DivX Plus Streaming technology into Broadcom’s System-on-a Chip (SoC) platforms for set-top boxes and connected Digital TVs. Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq:BRCM) is a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Lightweight and easy to deploy, DivX Plus Streaming offers support for 1080p video resolution, subtitles, as well as a range of smooth trick-play capabilities that have historically only been associated with Blu-ray Discs. DivX Plus Streaming complements the advanced digital entertainment feature set of Broadcom’s platforms and is designed to enable service providers and consumer electronics manufacturers to deliver a full-featured over-the-top movie and TV entertainment experience. Rovi will be demonstrating DivX Plus Streaming ported to a Broadcom platform at the Rovi booth at IBC 2011 in Hall 5, Stand A31.