Altech joined hands with DivX on 4K STBs

South African set-top box provider, Altech Multimedia, has inked a deal with DivX to integrate DivX Plus HD and DivX HEVC technology into its upcoming 4K-ready set-top boxes (STBs) for the over-the-top (OTT) market.

The STBs will enable playback of 4K video. The first to undergo the DivX Plus HD Certification process will launch in early 2015, with the next to follow in mid-2015.

“We are thrilled to announce this partnership with DivX and to show our operator customers that we are prepared with best-in-class solutions — both AVC and HEVC — for premium over-the-top video services,” said Marco Caputo, VP of sales and marketing, Altech Multimedia.