Xperi acquires Vewd in US$100 million-plus deal 

TiVo parent company Xperi has announced the acquisition of Oslo-based Vewd in a deal worth US$109 million. The acquisition, paid for through a mixture of cash and debt, will see Xperi integrate the  OTT solutions provider into the TiVo brand umbrella.  Xperi said that Vewd’s management structure will stay in place, as will the company’s […]

Xperi appoints Davis as CEO of IP business Adeia

TiVo parent company Xperi has announced the appointment of Paul E. Davis as CEO of its IP business Adeia. Adeia is in the process of spinning off as a standalone company, with the process set to complete in Q3. Until the separation is complete, Davis will serve as president of Adeia and continue as chief […]

TiVo Stream OS-powered smart TVs on course for late 2023 debut

TiVo parent company Xperi has said that it is on course to launch the first TiVo Stream OS-powered TVs in late 2023 or early 2024. Stream OS is TiVo’s play to create an aggregation and discovery-oriented rival to the likes of Android TV and Apple TV. It is integrated into its TiVo Stream 4K devices […]

IMAX comes to the living room with Disney+

Disney is partnering with Xperi-owned IMAX to enhance the viewing experience of 13 Marvel movies on Disney+. Starting November 12, 13 movies including Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Avengers: Endgame will be presented in IMAX’s Expanded Aspect Ratio on the streamer.  The IMAX experience on […]

TiVo wins Mobi TV bankruptcy auction

TiVo parent company Xperi is to acquire the assets of pay TV video delivery solutions provider MobiTV following the vendor’s recently announced Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. Mobi TV’s full TV platform encompasses live and on-demand content, along with network recording functionality and transport rights. Xperi said that the MobiTV solution provides an “attractive extension” of […]

Ceasefire declared between Xperi and Comcast as pair announce 15-year patent deal

TiVo owner Xperi and Comcast have come to a truce over their outstanding patent litigation by entering into a new 15-year licence agreement.  The deal is backdated to the end of the prior deal between TiVo and Comcast in 2016, therefore running through to 2031. Since completing their merger in June, Xperi took over the […]

Xperi and TiVo complete merger

Entertainment tech company Xperi and set-top box maker TiVo have completed their merger to create a US$3 billion firm.  The merger, initially announced at the end of 2019, will see the new company adopt the Xperi name, but continue to sell products under the TiVo branding while Xperi’s DTS, HD Radio and IMAX Enhanced brands […]

TiVo and Xperi announce merger

TiVo is merging with entertainment tech firm Xperi to create a new US$3 billion company. The deal will effectively scrap TiVo’s earlier announced move to split its product and licencing divisions into two separate companies. The company will adopt the Xperi name, but continue to sell products under the TiVo branding while Xperi’s DTS, HD […]