DivX Video Encoding Now Available to PLAYSTATION3 Game Developers
DivX, Inc. (NASDAQ:DIVX), a digital media company, today announced the availability of DivX video encoding to PLAYSTATION3 (PS3) game developers, enabling them to create high quality DivX video for PS3 games.
The availability of DivX video encoding technology will enable developers to take full advantage of DivX compression technology while maintaining the integrity of high quality video. PS3 is the first gaming system capable of playing back DivX video.
“We are excited to work with Sony Computer Entertainment to offer DivX video encoding to PS3 game developers,” said Kevin Hell, CEO of DivX, Inc. “PS3 users can already use their PS3s to watch their own DivX videos, and now they’ll also be able to enjoy the quality of DivX in the games.”
Products that bear the DivX Certified logo have undergone a rigorous testing program to ensure a high-quality DivX media experience that includes reliable video playback and excellent visual quality. DivX is currently working to certify PS3 in order to provide a superior digital media experience to PS3 consumers in the near future.
About DivX, Inc.
DivX, Inc. is a digital media company that enables consumers to enjoy a high-quality video experience across any kind of device. DivX creates, distributes and licenses digital video technologies that span the “three screens” comprising today’s consumer media environment–the PC, the television and mobile devices. Over 100 million DivX Certified devices have shipped into the market from leading consumer electronics manufacturers. DivX also offers content providers and publishers a complete solution for the distribution of secure, high-quality digital video content. Driven by a globally recognized brand and a passionate community of hundreds of millions of consumers, DivX is simplifying the video experience to enable the digital home.