DivX in TVs Made by China’s Skyworth

San Diego-based DivX (NASDAQ: DIVX), which is being acquired by Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC) of Novato, CA, says today that one of the largest TV manufacturers in China, Skyworth, will integrate the DivX codec into its line of 2010 digital TVs. DivX technology allows digital videos to be compressed to a fraction of their original size while maintaining high-resolution quality. DivX says it is now working with the top two Chinese TV original equipment manufacturers, (OEMs), and that DivX technology is in nine of the top 12 global digital TV OEMs. More than 3,000 TV models from major brands are DivX-certified devices.

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