DivX, Hauppauge Launch Set-top Box6 Mar, 2008 By: Billy Gil
DivX Inc. has announced an agreement with Hauppauge Digital Inc. to release a home multimedia box based on the DivX Connected platform.
DivX Connected can be embedded into consumer electronics devices, allowing for streaming media from Internet to the home. Hauppauge develops and manufactures analog and digital TV receiver products, and will release the DivX device in the second half of the year.
“DivX Connected is a key platform that bridges the gap between the PC and living room in a seamless, high-quality way, and we're very pleased to partner with Hauppauge to bring a new device to customers,” said Kevin Hell, CEO of DivX.
Ken Plotkin, president of Hauppauge, said: “We are excited to offer our consumers a DivX Connected box, which will play high-definition recorded videos in the living room.”