Cisco to acquire KiSS Technology A/S
Cisco has announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held KiSS Technology A/S of Hørsholm, Denmark. KiSS are perhaps best known for their DVD players with built in DivX playback, but they also manufacture DVD recorders with PVR capability and also an IPTV set top box.
This acquisition for the Linksys division means it is likely we see an expansion of its range of networked entertainment devices, especially in the area of video distribution. The full Cisco press release can be found at http://cisco.newsroom.com.