LAS VEGAS, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE: LSI), a leader in innovative digital media processing technologies for the Digital Home, and DivXNetworks, Inc., the company that created the patent-pending DivX(R) video compression technology, today announced that LSI Logic's third-generation DoMiNo(TM) 8603 (DMN-8603), will be one of the first DivX Certified single-chip DVD recorder system processors to enable DivX encoding and playback. DivX encoding enables up to 12 hours record time on a single DVD disc and is one of the new features expected to help drive the high-growth DVD recorder market. Announced today, the DMN-8603 is part of the new DiMeNsion(TM)-3 solution that will be demonstrated this week in the Central Hall, booth #14938 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
"LSI Logic has established a strong position in the DVD recorder market, and their early adoption of DivX encoding technology will provide significant value to OEMs looking to implement a full-featured, high-performance DVD recorder solution that enables consumers to create and playback DivX video," said Bill Holmes, director of product management, Consumer Electronics at DivXNetworks, Inc. "Additionally, consumers will benefit from the increased recording capacity enabled by DivX Certified encoding solutions."
Representing a breakthrough in DVD recorder features, the DMN-8603 integrates a wide variety of technologies and features, including DivX encoding and playback, SACD and DVD-Audio, SD-to-HD upconversion, HD-JPEG, YesDVD(R), Direct Digital Dub(TM) technology, and DoMiNoFX(R) proprietary pre- and post-processing technologies. For more information on the DMN-8603, visit www.lsilogic.com/ces2005news.
"LSI Logic is pleased to have one of the first DivX encoding capabilities on a single-chip DVD recorder processor, further validating our leadership in this rapidly growing market," said James Fox, director of DVD product marketing, LSI Logic's Consumer Products Division. "DivX is among the world's most popular video compression technologies with over 160 million users worldwide, so we're pleased to support this feature in the evolving digital home."
DivX video technology includes a complete Digital Rights Management (DRM) system, enabling new business models such as video-on-demand for content providers, consumer electronics companies and retailers. Only DivX Certified consumer electronics products have the capability to play rented and purchased DivX video content. The DivX Certified Partner Program was created to enable the development of official DivX-enabled consumer electronics products to meet the global demand for high-quality DivX convergence devices. For more information on DivX certification process, visit http://www.divx.com/certified.
LSI Logic's Consumer Products Division provides innovative digital media processing and silicon solutions to industry-leading, worldwide consumer electronics manufacturers. With a complete line of cutting-edge products for DVD, DVR, EVD, video game, digital TV, HDTV, set-top box, and professional video production/broadcasting devices, LSI Logic delivers entertainment into and throughout the Digital Home.
About LSI Logic Corporation
LSI Logic Corporation focuses on the design and production of high-performance semiconductors for Consumer, Communications and Storage applications that access, interconnect and store data, voice and video. LSI Logic engineers incorporate reusable, industry-standard intellectual property building blocks that serve as the heart of leading-edge systems. LSI Logic serves its global OEM, channel and distribution customers with Platform ASICs, standard-cell ASICs, standard products, host bus adapters, RAID controllers and software. In addition, the company supplies storage network solutions for the enterprise. LSI Logic is headquartered at 1621 Barber Lane, Milpitas, CA 95035. http://www.lsilogic.com.
DivXNetworks is a consumer-focused video technology company positioned at the center of multimedia convergence. The company's core offering is the DivX (R) video codec, among the world's most popular video compression technologies with over 160 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.