Panasonic adds Rovi TotalGuide to connected sets

Interactive TV technology provider Rovi’s TotalGuide solution has launched on Panasonic’s 2012 Smart TVs and Blu-ray  recorders for the European market. Panasonic’s Viera Connect platform on these devices features a customised implementation of TotalGuide for finding and discovering broadcast TV programmes through advanced search and recommendations, rich TV listings and images. TotalGuide enables access to […]

Rovi DivX Plus streaming for Freescale processors

TV technology provider Rovi’s DivX Plus streaming technology will integrated into Freescale’s i.MX 6 series ARM-based processors for tablets and other smart mobile devices. The DivX Plus adaptive streaming solution dynamically adjusts streams to help deliver visual quality based on available bandwidth, and also offers a feature set with support for 1080p, subtitles, multiple language […]

Rovi launches TotalGuide G2

Interactive TV technology provider Rovi has used the CES show in Las Vegas to unveil TotalGuide G2, its second-generation guide targeted at consumer electronics manufacturers. TotalGuide G2 will support personalised search and recommendations, multi-source video access and control, and interactive advertising. The latest solution will use social media commentary to enhance entertainment discovery and enable […]

Rovi unveils Digital Copy solution

TV technology company Rovi has used CES to unveil the Rovi Digital Copy solution. This is designed to enable consumers to access their physical DVD and Blu-ray Disc movie collections via the cloud. Rovi Digital Copy Solution integrates into consumer electronics devices and PC applications, allowing them to recognise a movie on physical disc, authenticate […]

Rovi introduces DivX Plus Streaming and UV support on Store

Interactive TV technology provider Rovi is using the CES show in Las Vegas to unveil an update to its Rovi Entertainment Store, the company’s white-label product for over-the-top storefront creation and management. This new version will offer software development kits to streamline customer storefront launches, features including DivX Plus Streaming to help enhance the consumer […]

Rovi names Carson as president and CEO

Digital technology company Rovi has appointed Thomas Carson as its new president and chief executive following the departure of Alfred Amoroso. Amoroso has been chief executive of the company since July 2005. Carson, who has worked at Rovi since May 2008 and has most recently been executive vice-president, worldwide sales and marketing, will start his […]

Rovi selected for Panasonic connected TV EPGs

Digital TV technology company Rovi Corporation has announced that its TotalGuide will power Panasonic’s next generation electronic programme guide (EPG) for its connected TV and DVD and Blu-ray recorder products in Europe.
 Rovi TotalGuide is a media guide that provides a single destination for finding and discovering various types of content. It includes descriptive information […]

Rovi in Channel 4 connected TV ad trial

Digital TV technology company Rovi is carrying out interactive advertising trials in the UK, using ads from Twentieth Century Fox and Channel 4. The movie studio and UK broadcaster will use Rovi’s advertising technologies to run advertising campaigns on connected TVs, Blu-ray players and other internet connected devices. They will offer interactive capabilities including multimedia […]

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