DIVXNETWORKS AND KISS TECHNOLOGY PARTNER TO DEVELOP DIVX CERTIFIED DVD PLAYER OPTIMISED FOR HDTV

High-Resolution Player Will Enable DivX Users to Play Back High-Quality Files on HDTVs

DivXNetworks, Inc., the company that created the patent -pending DivX® video compression technology today announces that it will work with KiSS Technology, Inc., a leading manufacturer of next -generation consumer electronics products, to develop a DivX Certified DVD Player optimised for the high -resolution HDTV playback of DivX video files.


The DivX Certified DVD player from KiSS Technologies will offer the additional ability to playback high -resolution DivX videos optimised for HDTVs. The player will enable DivX users to archive high -definition broadcast content on their PCs and easily playback DivX video encoded from high -definition on HDTVs. Additionally, as a DivX Certified Home Theater device, the KiSS DVD player will support playback of all versions of DivX video, including secure, video -on -demand content from DivXNetworks' content partners.

"DivX video combined with this cutting -edge KiSS DVD player will offer a great technology solution to bring HD content from the PC to the millions of HDTVs in home theatres all over the world," said Mark Lawson, Sales Director, Europe DivXNetworks, Inc. "We look forward to working closely with KiSS Technologies to ensure that its DivX Certified DVD player solution is optimised for HDTV DivX playback."

"There exists a huge addressable market of high -definition televisions waiting for DVD players that are optimised to take advantage of high -resolution video, and we're excited to work with DivXNetworks to bring the first of these devices to market as soon as possible," said Peter Wilmar Christensen, CEO of KiSS Technology.

About KiSS Technology
KiSS Technology A/S was founded in 1994 and has established itself as one of the leading manufacturers of DVD products and DVB -receivers throughout the world. KiSS Technology headquarters is in Hoersholm, Denmark. KiSS Technology A/S has four principal activities: DVD solutions, Plasma and TFT Displays, DVB solutions, and distribution of multimedia products. Please visit the company's web site at www.kiss -technology.com/

About DivXNetworks
DivXNetworks is a consumer -focused video technology company positioned at the center of multimedia convergence. The company's core offering is the DivX ® video codec, among the world's most popular video compression technologies with over 120 million users worldwide. Often called "the MP3 of video," the patent -pending DivX video technology offers DVD -quality at 10 times greater compression than MPEG -2 files, enabling full length films to easily fit on a CD or be delivered over broadband connections. DivX video technology powers a range of applications that span the convergence value chain, from a secure IP -based video -on -demand solution to next -generation consumer electronics products and video software applications. DivXNetworks is headquartered in San Diego, California, with satellite offices in Los Angeles and San Jose, CA, Taipei, Taiwan, Tokyo, Japan, Guildford, England and Dortmund, Germany. For more information, visit http://www.divxnetworks.com.

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