Entries Tagged as 'Rovi'

Roku Licenses TiVo Patents For Future Enhancements

April 12th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, electronic program guides, Live OTT services, News, Satellite TV, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHDTV

                                                                                         Roku just upgraded the firmware in its media player and Roku TV operating system to monitor what users watch on live TV to help make meaningful recommendations for over-the-top (OTT) streaming programs, but a new patent licensing agreement with TiVO revealed Wednesday indicates even more robust capabilities could be the way. TiVo (formerly known […]

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TiVo Unveils 3 TB Bolt+ OTT 4K/HDR Cable DVR

September 12th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, HDMI, HDR, News, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

TiVo officially unveiled the latest edition of its Bolt set-top box, just in time for this week’s CEDIA Expo 2016 in Dallas. Called the Bolt+ (available starting Sept. 15, 2016 at a $499 suggested retail), the latest set-top DVR with up to 4K over-the-top streaming functionality is very similar in appearance and speed to the […]

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Rovi Completes Acquisition Of TiVo, New TiVo UX Interface Revealed

September 9th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, Cable TV, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, electronic program guides, News, search and recommendation, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Rovi, the giant of on-screen program guide technology and search and recommendation tools, completed its $1.1 billion cash and stock acquisition of digital video recorder (DVR) pioneer TiVo, Thursday, and in an unusual turnabout, the buyer said it has changed its name to that of its new asset. Shortly after the acquisition announcement, the […]

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