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Ravisent Chosen To Supply DVD Playback Software for Xbox

Microsoft has selected Ravisent, a provider of digital audio and video software solutions, to supply DVD playback software for its eagerly awaited Xbox video game system.

Alex Dunne, Blogger

December 22, 2000

1 Min Read

Under the terms of the five-year agreement, Microsoft is licensing Ravisent’s CineMaster DVD engine for DVD playback on the Xbox. Ravisent’s CineMaster DVD engine is also available for licensing to system designers and platform builders in PC, consumer electronics set-top box, and game console configurations. Ravisent's CineMaster DVD Engine is a cross-platform DVD and MPEG-2 decoding solution designed to decode and playback DVD-Video, MPEG Video and Broadcast MPEG Video content. CineMaster DVD can be integrated with a variety of digital media processing components to support cutting-edge HDTV decoding, as well. CineMaster digital media components meet the requirements of the DVD Forum, the Content Scrambling System (CSS), Dolby, and Macrovision.

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Alex Dunne


Alex Dunne is the executive producer of Gamasutra.

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