Rovi is to purchase the NASDAQ-quoted Sonic Solutions in a deal worth $720 million (€548.78m).
Rovi Corporation has announced that BSkyB has extended the term of its existing licence agreement with Rovi for its interactive program guide (IPG) patents.
Unitymedia has signed a multi-year licence agreement for interactive programme guide (IPG) patents held by Rovi.
Rovi has launched its new Personal Media Manager software, an application that enables consumers to clean and update the various entertainment data sitting in media libraries around the home.
Rovi Corporation has announced its support for Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV), the European initiative aimed at standardising access to advanced television services, such as catch up TV and interactive advertising.
Rovi has issued a robust response following Thursday’s High Court decision that ruled three of its Gemstar EPG patents to be invalid.
Virgin Media has succeeded in the patent dispute brought against it by Gemstar TV Guide. The London High Court rulings call into question the ability for intellectual property rights holder Rovi to enforce its patents both in the UK and with operators around the world.
Pace is to integrate the Rovi Connected Platform Solution into set-top boxes deployed in the United States, Canada and Latin America.