Rovi has said it expects a fall in revenues of around $20 million after it experienced delays in adding new patent licences to service operators in Europe and in the US around the TV Everywhere concept.
Rovi is continuing its court case against Ziggo, according to the IPO prospectus of the Dutch cable operator.
Dixons Retail, the electronics retail group that owns Currys, PC World and Dixons, is launching a movie-rental service called Knowhow Movies on Thursday, March 1.
Rovi has unveiled TotalGuide G2, its second-generation content discovery and access solution for consumer electronics manufacturers.
A study into the use of connected devices by UK consumers has found owners to be primarily young and affluent males.
Rovi has released DivX Plus, its streaming solution for the delivery of premium digital entertainment to connected devices, including HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc Players, smartphones, game consoles, PCs, Macs, and cable set-top boxes.
The Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal by Gemstar TV-Guide international in response to the patent case brought against Virgin Media.
M7 Group, the operators of DTH platforms including the Dutch CanalDigitaal and Czech CS Link, has signed up to a multi-year agreement with Rovi on a series of EPG patents.
Rovi has announced a new version of its TotalGuide EPG, designed to enable operators to take the multiscreen experience from set-top boxes to mobile devices including tablets and smartphones.
Rovi has unveiled a new suite of cloud-based web services including advertising, metadata, recommendations, search, media recognition, and user and device management capabilities.