DivX and Aricent Partner to Offer High-Quality Video Solution for Mobile Handset Manufacturers

Friday, August 31st, 2007
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Aricent to provide support for DivX video technology on various mobile platforms

BERLIN, Germany — DivX, Inc. (NASDAQ: DIVX) and Aricent™, the full-service, full-spectrum communications software company, today announced a partnership for porting and optimizing DivX video products onto various mobile platforms for device manufacturers worldwide. This partnership will ultimately enable consumers to view high-quality DivX videos from the PC or the Internet on a wide variety of mobile devices.

Aricent, one of the world’s leading communications software companies, designs, develops and delivers multimedia applications and technologies for mobile phone OEMs including Motorola, Samsung and LG. DivX is a digital media company that has created an interoperable platform for consumers to enjoy high-quality video content on any device. Over 100 million certified devices from major consumer electronics manufacturers currently support DivX technology, including DVD players, digital still cameras and a wide variety of portable products. By offering a DivX technology solution to mobile handset manufacturers, Aricent will allow its clients’ mobile products to support the high-quality playback of DivX video files.

“By focusing exclusively on communications software, Aricent strives to provide the greatest depth and breadth of services and products to meet our clients’ needs,” said Deepak Mehrotra, Vice President, Mobile Terminals, Aricent. “We are excited to be working with DivX to provide a solution for seamless mobilization of high-quality video content across multiple interoperable consumer electronic device platforms.”

“Working closely with Aricent allows us to extend our value deep into the product development process to guarantee seamless integration of the DivX media solution into our partners products and services,” said Patrice Lagrange, Vice President and Group Business Manager, Media Languages, DivX, Inc. “This partnership allows consumers to extend their media experience beyond the PC and the living room to a wide-range of devices for video content on-the-go.”

Products that bear the DivX Certified® logo have undergone a rigorous testing program to ensure a high-quality DivX media experience, including reliable video creation and playback, interoperability with other DivX Certified devices and the visual quality users expect from DivX.