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08.02.2011 - Rovi Introduces Leading Edge Smart TV Field Trial Advertising Program in Canada



View rovi-corporation related news. Santa Clara, Calif. - 8/2/2011 - Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced the Canadian launch of the Rovi Smart TV Field Trial Advertising Program, which enables companies to develop and introduce innovative campaigns across HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc players, and other Internet- connected devices. As part of the Field Trial introduction, Rovi will work with BMO Bank of Montreal to deploy, manage, and evaluate BMO campaigns across next-generation devices from leading manufacturers and enable the company to engage the rapidly expanding base of consumers that is accessing entertainment via a broadband connection.
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07.20.2011 - Rovi to Power CinemaNow Launch in Canada



View rovi-corporation related news. Santa Clara, Calif. - 7/20/2011 - Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced a new multi-year agreement to power the Canadian availability of CinemaNow. The digital entertainment service, expected to launch in September through Best Buy Canada and Future Shop, will be available initially online and then expand to offer access through a range of Internet-connected consumer electronics devices. Powered by the RoxioNow™ platform and cloud services from Rovi, CinemaNow will allow Canadian consumers to easily stream an extensive catalog of premium entertainment including new movie releases and next-day TV shows. The RoxioNow platform currently powers the CinemaNow service for Best Buy in the U.S.
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07.20.2011 - Rovi to Power HP MovieStore on HP TouchPad



View rovi-corporation related news. Santa Clara, Calif. - 7/20/2011 - Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced its RoxioNow™ platform is enabling on-demand access to movies and TV shows via a new HP MovieStore application for HP TouchPad. Available July 1, HP’s first webOS tablet adds to a range of HP notebooks and desktop PCs that are already powered by the RoxioNow entertainment platform. Under the terms of a new licensing agreement, Rovi is providing content licensing and infrastructure services that include a cloud-based movie and TV locker that provides HP customers persistent access to movie and TV content across HP devices.
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07.12.2011 - Rovi and Toshiba Sign TotalGuide License Agreement



View rovi-corporation related news. Santa Clara, Calif. - 7/12/2011 - Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) and Toshiba Corporation have signed a multi-year agreement for use of Rovi TotalGuide and its interactive program guide (IPG) patent portfolio in Toshiba televisions, Blu-ray players and recorders, as well as mobile and tablet devices in the United States and Europe, expected to be sold in Spring 2012.
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07.07.2011 - Rovi Corporation's Q2 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call Scheduled for August 9, 2011



View rovi-corporation related news. Santa Clara, Calif. - 7/7/2011 - Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) announced today that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 on August 9, 2011 after the close of market.
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07.07.2011 - Charter and Rovi Sign TotalGuide Solution Agreement



View rovi-corporation related news. Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced an agreement with Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) enabling Charter to distribute Rovi TotalGuide Solution on Charter’s set-top boxes (STBs), mobile and tablet devices and the Web. In addition, the multi-year agreement includes a license to the Rovi Remote Record Scheduling Application for i-Guide and Passport Guide and for the use of the Rovi interactive program guide patent portfolio across STBs, Web, and mobile products.
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06.22.2011 - Rovi and LG Expand Relationship with DivX Licensing Agreements



View rovi-corporation related news. Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) and LG Electronics have signed multi-year licensing agreements that expand their relationship and provide further integration of DivX® technology into a wider range of consumer electronics devices. LG’s latest agreements support its plans to continue to promote the technology on devices beyond Blu-ray Disc players, to ultimately include HDTVs, in-car players, set-top boxes, tablets and mobile phones.
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06.15.2011 - Rovi Announces New Guide Agreement with Suddenlink



View rovi-corporation related news. This week at The Cable Show, Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) and Suddenlink, the seventh largest cable operator in the United States, have announced that the two companies have agreed to collaborate to bring Rovi TotalGuide Applications -- including TotalGuide for set top boxes (STBs) and TotalGuide xD -- to market. The agreement between Rovi and Suddenlink includes a multi-year license for the distribution of i-Guide interactive program guide, on top of which the Rovi TotalGuide Applications would be integrated and tested.
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06.14.2011 - Rovi Technology Innovation Showcased at The Cable Show 2011 Takes Cable Entertainment Experience to New Heights



View rovi-corporation related news. This week at The Cable Show, Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), exhibiting in booth # 603, will showcase its new technologies and solutions for cable service providers — from advanced user interfaces featuring search, discovery and recommendations to multi-device IP video distribution. Rovi solutions enable cable operators to bring a more robust entertainment experience and easier access of content anytime, from multiple sources to their subscribers.
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06.14.2011 - Rovi Unveils Multi-Device Video Distribution Solution



View rovi-corporation related news. This week at The Cable Show, Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) unveiled a new Video Distribution Solution for service providers that will enable cable subscribers to access TV and Video On Demand (VOD) entertainment virtually anywhere through a range of connected devices including PCs, tablets, and smart phones. The solution is based on a cost-effective, end-to-end platform that uses Rovi Cloud Services, RoxioNow™ and DivX® technologies, and offers content preparation, cloud hosting, and multi-format IP delivery, as well as support for subscriber authentication.
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06.14.2011 - Rovi Brings Cutting-Edge Search and Discovery TotalGuide Application to Legacy Set-top Boxes



View rovi-corporation related news. This week at The Cable Show, Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) unveiled the Rovi TotalGuide Application for Set-top Boxes (STBs), an advanced media guide that simplifies content discovery and access to subscription services. The application is designed to initially work alongside Rovi i-Guide, one of the industry’s most widely deployed on-screen cable guides, to smooth the adoption of a more in-depth user experience that includes advanced search, recommendations and rich metadata. The announcement builds on the earlier launch of Rovi TotalGuide xD, a white-label search and discovery application that extends and connects the cable experience to tablets, smart phones and PC devices. Rovi TotalGuide Applications are a unique approach that Rovi believes will help service providers scale deployment based on user behaviors and preferences and enable their subscribers to become more comfortable with the new technology at their own pace.
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05.10.2011 - Rovi Corporation Reports First Quarter Financial Performance



View rovi-corporation related news. Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) announced today that it had first quarter 2011 GAAP revenues of $161.5 million, compared to $129.4 million for the first quarter of 2010. First quarter 2011 GAAP net income was $17.0 million, compared to $68.1 million for the first quarter of 2010. In 2010, the first quarter included a $108.5 million tax benefit primarily as a result of entering into a closing agreement with the Internal Revenue Service related to the 2008 sale of the TV Guide Magazine business. There was no comparable benefit in 2011. GAAP diluted net income per common share for the first quarter of 2011 was $0.15, compared to net income per common share of $0.64 for the first quarter of 2010.
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05.09.2011 - Rovi Collaborates with Sony to Launch Rovi Advertising Service on Sony BRAVIA® TVs



View rovi-corporation related news. Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) and Sony Electronics today announced that Sony has launched Rovi Advertising Service, part of Rovi Cloud Services, on connected Sony BRAVIA® TVs in the US, providing greater opportunities for brands to reach consumers. Under this new relationship, Rovi will sell and deliver advertising to the latest line of connected Sony BRAVIA TVs.
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05.04.2011 - Rovi Signs Intellectual Property License Agreement with Funai



View rovi-corporation related news. Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced that Rovi has entered into a patent license agreement with Funai, the manufacturer of LCD TVs. The agreement provides Funai with a license to the Rovi interactive program guide (IPG) and parental control patent portfolio.
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04.19.2011 - Rovi Corporation's Q1 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call Scheduled for May 10, 2011



View rovi-corporation related news. Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq: ROVI) announced today that it will release its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 on May 10, 2011 after the close of market.
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04.05.2011 - Rovi Launches Smart TV Field Trial Advertising Program



View rovi-corporation related news. Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced the Rovi Smart TV Field Trial, an initiative created to explore new and emerging advertising opportunities on television and other devices connected to the Internet. The program enables companies to test campaigns across a wide variety of platforms including TVs, Blu-Ray Players and other devices. By participating, the companies will not only obtain access to campaign metrics and learn about consumer behavior in the living room, but Rovi estimates it may potentially receive tens of millions of ad impressions during the course of the trials through the Rovi Advertising Network. Carnival, Brightline and Brightline’s clients have all agreed to participate in the North America trial, and Rovi plans to launch additional Field Trials in the United Kingdom and Canada in the second half of this year.
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03.28.2011 - M7 Group Joins Rovi EPG Patent Licensing Program



View rovi-corporation related news. Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced that M7 Group S.A. (M7) has entered into a multi-year agreement whereby M7 will license Rovi electronic program guide (EPG) patents. M7 is the leading satellite TV provider in the Netherlands operating a satellite DTH platform under the brand name CanalDigitaal.
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03.21.2011 - Rovi Signs IPG Intellectual Property License Agreement with Videotron



View rovi-corporation related news. Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) announced today that Rovi has entered into a multi-year agreement with Videotron whereby Videotron has licensed the interactive program guide (IPG) patent portfolio owned by Rovi. The agreement provides Videotron with a license to Rovi patent intellectual property for IPGs across multiple platforms including certain set top box, online and mobile platforms.
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03.15.2011 - New Roxio Game Capture Products from Rovi Let You Share Your A-Game



View rovi-corporation related news. Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today unveiled Roxio® Game Capture and Roxio PC Game Capture, two affordably priced products that offer a straightforward way for gamers to quickly and easily capture and share PC and console game play videos.
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03.08.2011 - Roxio Toast 11 Now Available



View rovi-corporation related news. Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), today launched Roxio® Toast® 11 Titanium for Mac®. Toast 11 is a major update that helps extend Mac OS and iLife® applications with new capabilities and feature enhancements for capturing, copying, converting and enjoying personal digital media and entertainment. Toast 11 serves as a powerful media hub that makes it simple to take virtually any piece of digital media - regardless of format or where it resides - and share and enjoy it practically anywhere and on any device.
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