Entries Tagged as 'search and recommendation'

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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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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