However, the latest news involving South Korean manufacturers may end the good momentum achieved by both. Samsung and LG have just been sued by DivX, the famous American company responsible for developing video processing technologies, and possibly famous for its strong participation in DVD advances.
According to the developer, Samsung and LG, in addition to Realtek, one of the main chip suppliers for the manufacturers, allegedly infringed four DivX patents related to adaptive bitrate streaming technology, as well as techniques to establish a more secure and encrypted connection. . Three of these patents were reportedly filed last year, taking about 18 months each to be approved, while the latest date in 2011, with approval in September 2014.