Rovi and Broadcom announce that Broadcom latest IPTV platforms will support DivX Plus Streaming. Lightweight and easy to implement, DivX Plus Streaming brings features historically associated with Blu-ray discs to the over-the-top entertainment experience. The joint solution will help media player manufacturers to optimize the development and launch of products that offer advanced transmission experience.
The Adaptive streaming, DivX Plus Streaming solution not only dynamically adjusts streams to provide maximum visual quality based on available bandwidth, but it also offers an advanced feature sets with support for 1080p, subtitles, multiple language tracks, and features such as smooth fast forward and rewind trick play. DivX Plus Streaming extends the value of the already popular program of certification DivX Plus HD, which brings these same advanced multimedia features for video 'Download to own' content.
"As the consumption of digital media is rampant, consumers demand increasingly easier and transmission of media experiences, regardless of the high quality network infrastructure", said Stuart Thomson, senior director of marketing of product, Broadcom. "By supporting the latest in DivX Plus Streaming capabilities, Broadcom continues to deliver the next generation in digital lifestyle – allowing users to easily download, disseminate and enjoy content virtually anywhere, anytime."
"We are pleased to say that Broadcom will integrate DivX Plus Streaming on their platforms and start to support to manufacturers and retailers that combine to provide consumers with a high-quality experience entertainment," says Matt Milne, Executive Vice President sales worldwide and marketing, Rovi Corporation. "For manufacturers of consumer electronics, as well as the owners of content and retail, Plus DivX Streaming offers a real solution end-to-end secure encoding, delivery and consumption of high-quality streaming video content;" "However, ultimately, it is offering a better product that drive increased utilization and improved customer satisfaction."
Characteristics of platform of Broadcom BCM7241 IP set-top box, a high performance CPU that supports content, over-the-top (OTT) and delivery services with a complete suite of applications and Internet-based frameworks. Other key features include powerful 3D graphics, high speed and low power memory performance to comply with the new code of conduct requirements.
To develop Plus Streaming DivX, Rovi is based on DivX core technologies recognized by millions of consumers around the world to provide interoperability multi-screen, high performance video and visual quality.
Broadcom Corporation is an innovative and global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications solutions. While Rovi feeds the discovery, delivery, display, and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for manufacturers of consumer electronics, suppliers of services, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment that they love. The company has approximately 5,200 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.