TiVo


TiVo adds ads to DVR recordings

TiVo is testing inserting pre-roll ads on DVR recordings. According to a report from Zats Not Funny, some viewers have begun to see adverts preceding their recorded videos. It is believed that this move is a part of a wider move from TiVo to monetise its platform.  The user cited by the article said that […]

Vodafone Group Introduces TiVo’s Personalized Content Discovery Platform

TiVo has announced that the Vodafone Group is  deploying its Personalized Content Discovery (PCD). Vodafone is introducing PCD as part of the new Vodafone TV service in Portugal, the first country to deploy its new “Intelligent Voice Search” feature. It uses TiVo’s Conversation, a natural language voice solution, that enables users to find and enjoy […]

TiVo hails positive Q2, continues war with Comcast

Newly-instated TiVo CEO Dave Shull has continued the company’s three-year patent war with Comcast during the company’s quarterly earnings call.  When asked about the back and forth between the sparring companies, Shull said that TiVo is “committed to the litigation and Comcast continues to incur liability for their violations of our IP.” Shull continued: “From […]

TiVo signs licencing deal with LG

TiVo has announced a global IP licence agreement with LG. The agreement will expand upon LG’s previous Rovi patent portfolio license to also include the TiVo patent portfolio. Arvin Patel, executive vice president and chief IP officer at TiVo said: “Our licensing agreement with LG further solidifies our long-term partnership with them. We are thrilled […]

TiVo and Comcast both claim victory at ITC over Rovi patents

Both TiVo and Comcast have stated that they are happy with the outcome of the International Trade Commission’s (ITC’s) ruling that states the latter was in violation of one of the former’s patents. As confirmed on June 04, Administrative Law Judge MaryJoan McNamara ruled that Comcast’s X1 platform infringes Rovi’s patents. In specific, it was […]

Dave Shull appointed TiVo CEO

TiVo has made Dave Shull its new president and CEO. Interim president Raghu Rau will become vice chairperson of the firm’s board of directors. “We are thrilled to announce Dave Shull as Raghu’s successor,” said Jim Meyer, chairman of the board of directors. “In addition to Dave’s deep experience in the Pay-TV, OTT and digital […]

TiVo announces integration of key metrics into TV Viewership Data

TiVo is to incorporate demographics, ad airings and mobile devices into its TV Viewership Data product, the company has announced. The product is being expanded to include Kantar ad occurrences, Drawbridge’s Identity Graph and premium demographic attributes. This will give TiVo customers an “expanded data offering with more flexibility to meet the ever-changing needs of […]

TiVo to split into two companies

TiVo is to split into two separate companies, the company confirmed on May 9. In a statement, the company, which became synonymous as a leader in the DVR space in the early-2000s, stated that the board has “decided that separating its Product and IP Licensing businesses is believed to be the best strategy to maximise […]

PVR pioneer TiVo launches legal case against global media giant Comcast

PVR specialist TiVo, acquired by Rovi Corp in 2016, has launched a legal action in the US against Comcast, alleging that the global cable-to-content giant is infringing six of its technology patents with its X1 video recording hardware and software. The claims are the latest in a long battle between the two companies that started […]

1 2 3 23