Rovi Signs With Panasonic SoC for First DivX HEVC Technology Licensing Agreement

November 12, 2013

Agreement Includes Support of High-Quality Streaming and Playback of DivX HEVC UltraHD/4K Content

Company Release – 11/12/2013 8:30 AM ET

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and CHIBA, Japan, Nov. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (Inter BEE 2013)  Driving digital entertainment innovation, Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Panasonic Corporation System LSI Business Division (Panasonic SoC) to integrate Rovi’s DivX® HEVC technology into its next-generation digital television and Blu-ray Disc ICs. The announcement marks a significant milestone for Rovi as the first licensing agreement for DivX HEVC technology and will help enable consumer electronics original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to release devices that support the high-quality streaming and playback of HD 720p/1080p and UltraHD/4K HEVC content.

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