Veveo Adds Three New Patents to Growing Intellectual Property Portfolio

Veveo Adds Three New Patents to Growing Intellectual Property Portfolio 
Inventions Advance Next Generation Search, Personalization and
Intelligent Usability of Products and Services for Connected Devices 
ANDOVER, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/20/13 --  Veveo, a leading provider
of semantic technologies to bridge the usability gap in connected
devices and applications with intelligent search, discovery and
personalization solutions, announced today the issuance of three new
patents, bringing its total count of patents issued by the United
States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to 34. Veveo has filed
more than 67 patent applications to date for advanced technologies
that support more than 100 million connected devices and televisions
globally through Tier-1 service providers, device OEMs and payTV
operators. 
The Veveo application entitled: System And Method For Finding Desired
Results By Incremental Search Using An Ambiguous Keypad With The
Input Containing Orthographic And Typographic Errors, was assigned
USPTO number: 8,370,284. This patent covers the concept of a
computer-implemented user-interface system for incrementally finding,
ordering and presenting one or more items on a display device, when
the input has typing and phonetic errors.  
The application entitled: User interface methods and systems for
selecting and presenting content based on user navigation and
selection actions associated with the content, was assigned USPTO
number: 8,375,069. It covers a user-interface method of presenting a
collection of items in which the presentation is ordered, at least in
part, based on navigation and selection behavior of a user learned
over time. 
The third application, titled: Methods and systems for selecting and
presenting content based on a comparison of preference signatures
from multiple users, was assigned USPTO number: 8,380,726. The patent
covers a method of selecting and presenting a subset of content items
to a user based on content item selections by other users having
similar preferences. 
"Our patent portfolio includes a number of ground-breaking
technologies that Veveo has invented to enable the next generation of
search, personalization and intelligent usability of products and
services for connected devices," said Murali Aravamuda
n, founder and
CEO of Veveo. "Among these, our new conversational interfaces are
receiving tremendous response among Tier-1 service providers, device
OEMs and payTV operators for usability solutions that help make their
products and services more successful in the world of burgeoning
video content. In addition, we're excited that our technologies are
starting to get attention in new market verticals, such as
Enterprise." 
About Veveo
 With more than 100 million deployments worldwide through
leading device OEMs and Tier 1 service providers, and 45 million TVs
supported by leading payTV operators in US and Canada, Veveo is
redefining how users experience connected devices and applications in
natural and intuitive ways. Based on the company's patented Knowledge
Graph semantic platform, Veveo products enable advanced solutions for
search, recommendation, discovery and navigation that offer
intelligent, intuitive and efficient usability. These technologies
further enable the implementation of intelligent conversational
interfaces to bridge the gap in usability for connected devices and
applications with natural language and speech based interfaces.  
Veveo's semantic solutions are designed to deliver rich,
hyper-personalized user experiences that anticipate user intent,
driving higher engagement, content consumption, and monetization of
products and services for device vendors, service providers and
enterprises, across platforms of smartphones, tablets, TVs, and
set-top boxes.  
Founded in 2004, Veveo's customers include Comcast, Cablevision,
Rogers, AT&T, DirecTV, and Nokia. The venture-backed company is based
in Boston, MA and has a growing intellectual property portfolio of
more than 67 patent applications, with 40 issued and allowed patents.
For more information, visit http://corporate.veveo.net or find us on
Twitter, LinkedIn or YouTube.  
For additional information, contact:
Jill Colna or Cheryl Reynhout
SVM Public Relations
401-490-9700
jill.colna@svmpr.com 
cheryl.reynhout@svmpr.com