DivX-Certified Devices Will be the First ASUS 3D Blu-ray Players Released in Taiwan, Europe and Mainland China
Company Release – 10/13/2011 8:30 AM ET
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) announced the signing of a new multi-year licensing agreement for DivX® technology with ASUS, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of computing, communications and consumer electronics products. Through the agreement, ASUS plans to integrate DivX Plus® HD, the premium level of DivX Certification, into its new high-end O!Play 3D Blu-ray/HD Media Players, the ASUS BDS-700 and BDS-500, which will be the first ASUS-branded 3D Blu-ray players in the market. The ASUS players further expand Rovi’s broad global ecosystem: more than 500 million devices with DivX technology have shipped worldwide helping consumers to easily access and enjoy the wide range of Internet and Hollywood video entertainment that is available in the DivX format.