DIVX CERTIFIED PORTABLE DEVICE LETS USERS WATCH HIGH -QUALITY VIDEOS ON THE GO

The MPM-201, a 30 GB model, and the MPM-202, a 60GB model, include a 3.5-inch LCD screen and S-Video and coaxial outputs.

DivXNetworks, Inc., the company that created the revolutionary, patent -pending DivX® video compression technology, today announced the availability of the MPM -200 portable media player from NH Japan is fully DivX Certified, enabling the playback of all versions of DivX video. The NHJ MPM -200 is among the first generation of portable devices to achieve DivX Certification. DivX, often called the "MP3 of video", is among the world's most popular video technologies with over 130 million global users. The MPM -201, a 30 GB model, and the MPM -202, a 60GB model, include a 3.5 -inch LCD screen and S -Video and coaxial outputs. Additionally, both models have a built -in TV tuner to enable users to record TV content directly to the device. The device also has dual SD/MMC and CompactFlash slots for additional expansion playback, backup or image viewing.


The DivX® Certified portable profile is a formalised procedure for integrated circuit (IC) manufacturers and OEM manufacturers to obtain the DivX Certified logo for the portable media player (PMP) class of devices. The program provides all the tools for a partner to develop and test a PMP product for playback compliance to DivXNetworks' standards for the Portable profile, enabling users to playback all versions of DivX video at the highest level of quality. DivX Certified portable devices offer playback of DivX video at 720X480 @ 30fps, 720X576 @ 25fps.

"There is enormous global consumer demand for DivX Certified portable media players that are compatible with the billions of DivX files that exist today, and the NHJ MPM -200 is an excellent device that meets our rigorous standards for full certification," explained Mark Lawson, Managing Director Europe, Middle East & Africa of DivXNetworks. "Portable media players represent an exciting new category for the next generation of digital video devices, and NHJ has established themselves as an early leader in this market."

"DivX Certification is an absolute requirement for our product, and we're excited to partner with DivXNetworks to bring our users one of the first DivX Certified portable devices," said Maj Harilela, CEO of NHJ Limited. "The MPM -200 series is a truly innovative product line that redefines the portable media experience."
For more information on DivX Certification, visit http://www.divxnetworks.com/solutions/certification. To learn more about the NHJ product line, see http://www.nhjapan.com.

About NHJ
Established in 1999, NHJ Limited designs, manufactures, and markets lifestyle products that are at the cutting edge of technology and at affordable prices. NHJ specialises in Portable Digital Technology (PDT) in the form of three different brands: Che -ez, D'zign, and V@mp, which have all enjoyed strong success in Japan and Hong Kong. NHJ USA was established in the US market early in 2004 as part of NHJ's global expansion. NHJ has a strong financial backing from Harilela Group, the privately owned hotel investment and development company.

About DivXNetworks
DivXNetworks is a consumer -focused video technology company positioned at the centre of multimedia convergence. The company's core offering is the DivX ® video codec, among the world's most popular video compression technologies with over 130 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.

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