Divx: Studio push or consumer pull?

Misek, Marla
December 1997
EMedia Professional;Dec97, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p15
Academic Journal
Focuses on the mixed reactions to a system which Digital Video Express LP (Divx) launched to provide copyright protection for movies released on Divx digital disc. Rage of some enthusiasts against the anticipated release of Divx-equipped players and hundred of movie titles in 1998; Studios that will be releasing Divx-encoded movie titles on Digital Video Disc (DVD); Operation of the Divx system.


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