DLNA-Compatible 2009 Samsung HDTV's Will Have DivX Support
It seems that if your home theater gadget doesn't support the DivX codec these days, you're doomed to failure. Pretty much ubiquitous in Blu-ray and DVD players, the next logical step for DivX is to move their codec support right into HDTV's. Earlier this week, the company reached a multiyear agreement with Samsung to do just that. A line of DLNA-compatible digital TV models from Samsung, expected to see worldwide release in early 2009, will support DivX playback either from a direct USB or Ethernet connection. That's the extent of the details available at the moment, but I'll all but guarantee we'll find out more come CES next January.
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Posted by Justin Davey at October 16, 2008 8:42 AM
I would be extremely careful with Samsung DLNA TV. They are selling one already more then 1 year: LE-40 A859S. The only compatibility with DLNA I found is the DLNA label. TV DLNA is working only with special Samsung SW on your Windows machine. All other DLNA devices like MCI500, Hifidelio, etc. are causing crash of the TV or errors ...