DivX and D-Link Partner to Bring DivX Connected(TM) to U.S. Retail

Mon Jan 7, 2008 8:00am EST

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D-Link(R) DSM-330 DivX Connected(TM) HD Media Player Brings a
 High-Quality Media Experience From the PC and Internet Directly to TV
LAS VEGAS--(Business Wire)--DivX, Inc. (NASDAQ:DIVX) and D-Link Systems, Inc., the end-to-end
networking solutions provider for consumer and business, today
announced the scheduled U.S. release of the D-Link(R) DSM-330 DivX
Connected(TM) HD Media Player in the first half of 2008. As the
world's first DivX Connected consumer electronics device, the DSM-330
initially launched in November 2007 in the U.K., France and Germany.

   The D-Link DSM-330 DivX Connected HD Media Player is a member of
the D-Link MediaLounge(R) family, and enables users to manage digital
media with their remote control, and access high-definition DivX(R)
videos, music, photos and a variety of Internet services from the PC
directly to their living room television. The DivX Connected platform
has drawn rave reviews from the technology press and video community
for its elegant interface, ease-of-use and high-quality multimedia
functionality.

   "As more and more people embrace the DivX platform, we recognized
the growing demand for a media player that supports all the
capabilities that DivX Connected has to offer," said Daniel Kelley,
Director of Marketing, D-Link Systems, Inc. "We believe it is an ideal
solution for anyone who wants to enjoy digital content and
entertainment from the PC and the Internet in the comfort of the
living room."

   "We are very excited to work with D-Link to bring the first
official DivX Connected device to U.S. consumers," said Jerome "Gej"
Vashisht-Rota, Co-founder, Vice President & Group Business Manager,
Media Experience, at DivX, Inc. "Thanks to D-Link, we are now able to
deliver an open, high-quality DivX Connected experience to U.S.
consumers at an affordable price. The DSM-330 truly provides a great
media experience and elegantly brings the power of the Internet to the
living room."

   "The explosion of digital technologies in the home is playing a
crucial role in consumers' day-to-day activities," said Kurt Scherf,
Vice President, Principal Analyst, at Parks Associates. "Companies
that enable easier deployment of high-quality media in any location
throughout the home, regardless of where the content is physically
stored, are playing a critical role in these new experiences for
consumers."

   For more information on DivX Connected, see
www.divx.com/connected. For more information on D-Link and the
DSM-330, see www.dlink.com.

   About DivX, Inc.

   DivX, Inc. is a digital media company that enables consumers to
enjoy a high-quality video experience across any kind of device. DivX
creates, distributes and licenses digital video technologies that span
the "three screens" comprising today's consumer media environment--the
PC, the television and mobile devices. Over 100 million DivX
Certified(R) devices have shipped into the market from leading
consumer electronics manufacturers. DivX also offers content providers
and publishers a complete solution for the distribution of secure,
high-quality digital video content. Driven by a globally recognized
brand and a passionate community of hundreds of millions of consumers,
DivX is simplifying the video experience to enable the digital home.

   About D-Link

   D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for small, medium and
large enterprise business networking. The company is an award-winning
designer, developer and manufacturer of networking, broadband, digital
electronics, voice, data and video communications solutions for the
digital home, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium
Business (SMB), and Workgroup to Enterprise environments. With
millions of networking and connectivity products manufactured and
shipped, D-Link is a dominant market participant and price/performance
leader in the networking and communications market. D-Link Systems,
Inc. headquarters are located at 17595 Mt. Herrmann Street, Fountain
Valley, Calif., 92708. Phone (800) 326-1688 or (714) 885-6000; FAX
(866) 743-4905; Internet www.dlink.com.

   Forward-Looking Statements

   Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical
in nature constitute "forward-looking statements." Such statements
include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the anticipated
benefits of the agreement between D-Link Systems, Inc. and DivX,
DivX's customers and shareholders, activities expected to occur in
connection with the agreement, and the expected increase to DivX's
market opportunity and potential consumer electronics licensing
revenue. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown
risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause DivX's actual
results to be materially different from historical results or from any
results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These
factors include, but are not limited to: risks that the anticipated
benefits of the D-Link Systems, Inc. agreement may not materialize to
the extent expected, or at all; risks related to the uncertainty
surrounding DivX's success in the timely development of DivX Connected
consumer electronics devices; risks related to the anticipated
consumer adoption and benefits of DivX Connected consumer electronics
devices; the risk that anticipated market opportunities for DivX
Connected consumer electronics devices may not materialize at expected
levels, or at all; the risk that customer use of DivX technology may
not grow as anticipated; the risk that the Company's activities may
not result in the growth of profitable revenue; risks and
uncertainties related to the maintenance and strength of the DivX
brand; risks associated with DivX's ability to penetrate existing and
new markets; risks regarding the effects of competition; DivX's
dependence on its licensees and partners; the effect of intellectual
property rights claims; and other factors discussed in the "Risk
Factors" section of DivX's quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with
the SEC on November 14, 2007. All forward-looking statements are
qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. DivX is
providing this information as of the date of this release and does not
undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements
contained in this release as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

DivX, Inc.
Media Contact:
Tom Huntington, 858-882-0672
thuntington@divxcorp.com
or
Investor Contact:
Karen Fisher, 858-882-6415
kfisher@divxcorp.com
or
D-Link Systems, Inc.
Les Goldberg, APR, 800-326-1688 Ext. 6243
les.goldberg@dlink.com

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