Rovi and Freescale Android chipset for DivX

Rovi Corporation, driving digital entertainment innovation, has announced that Freescale Semiconductor is releasing an Android chipset certified for DivX Plus Streaming.  The Freescale i.MX 6Quad applications processor with Android Integrated Circuit (IC) is designed for use in a broad range of consumer electronics (CE) products running the Android operating system and provides a path for the secure over-the-top delivery of HD content.

“IC Certification is a vital early component of the DivX® ecosystem, and Freescale’s certified Android chipset marks a significant milestone in the adoption of DivX Plus Streaming as a premier streaming solution,” said Bob Shallow, SVP, Product Sales & Marketing at Rovi. “Streaming is an increasingly significant feature in the consumer electronics arena, and we are pleased that the next generation of connected devices will enable DivX Plus Streaming across a variety of platforms and devices.”

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