DivX, Inc. announced today that Panasonic's Profile 1.1 Blu-ray Disc
player has been certified for DivX playback. The DMP-BD30EG/EE will be released to the European and Russian markets beginning in
DivX, Inc., a digital media company, (NASDAQ:DIVX) today announced the DivX Certification of Panasonic's Blu-ray
Disc (BD) Player (PN: DMP-BD30EG/EE).
The Panasonic Blu-ray Disc player, which joins a number of existing DivX Certified products
from Panasonic, is scheduled to be released beginning in March and is expected to be the first DivX Certified Blu-ray Disc Player
available in Europe and Russia. Like Panasonic’s existing DivX Certified DVD players, the latest DivX Certified Panasonic Blu-ray disc
player enables users to enjoy high-quality DivX video playback.
“In order to give our users access to the extremely popular,
high-quality DivX format, we have introduced the first DivX-Certified Blu-ray Disc Player for Europe and Russia,” said Yuki Kusumi, Group
Manager of Product Technology, Video Business Unit, Network Business Group, Panasonic AVC Networks Company, Matsushita Electric
Industrial Co., Ltd. “The timely launch of this strategic product is a direct response to the strong demand for DivX playback among
consumers. We are very confident this product will be very popular in the European and Russian markets.”
if you'd like
to read more, DivX's entire press release can be found here.