Top TV Manufacturer in China and Third Largest in the World Selects DivX Plus Streaming

Top TV Manufacturer in China and Third Largest in the World Selects DivX Plus

Rovi's Advanced Adaptive Streaming Format to Power High Quality Entertainment
Experiences on TCL TVs Shipping Globally

BERLIN, Sept. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IFA 2013 -- Rovi Corporation
(Nasdaq:ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, today announced that
it is collaborating with TCL, the number one LCD TV manufacturer in China and
third largest in the world,* to integrate DivX Plus^® HD and DivX Plus
Streaming^™ into its new range of TVs. The combination can enhance the
consumer digital entertainment experience by enabling the high quality
playback of protected premium content from any one of the many services around
the globe that supports Rovi's advanced adaptive streaming format.

"DivX Plus Streaming is an ideal complement to the cutting-edge feature set of
our TVs," said Stan Hu, Director of Overseas Product Planning Department in
TCL. "Integrating support for DivX Plus Streaming is one of the ways we are
continuing to anticipate and adapt to evolving consumer entertainment needs
and serve the market with 'truly smart' TVs that deliver premium entertainment

DivX Plus Streaming brings a cutting-edge feature set to streaming media that
is typically characteristic of the Blu-ray Disc consumer experience including
enabling multi-language subtitles and audio tracks, trick-play track for
smooth fast forward and rewind, chapter points for quick scene navigation, and
resume playback across devices. In addition, to help eliminate buffering or
the "spinning wheel", DivX Plus Streaming includes Dynamic Resolution Scaling.
Providing smooth and seamless transitions between different resolutions,
Dynamic Resolution Scaling helps consumers enjoy quick start times and
continuous play even in low or fluctuating bandwidth environments.

"Rovi is extremely pleased to be working with innovative manufacturers such as
TCL, and support their objective of offering consumers feature-rich,
high-quality playback of a range of entertainment content," said Bob Shallow,
senior vice president, Product Sales & Marketing at Rovi. "As a leading
manufacturer of LCD TVs, we believe TCL's selection of DivX^® further
validates our video technology and reinforces our shared dedication to deliver
an advanced viewing experience."

DivX Plus Streaming has gained the support of IC vendors, consumer electronics
device manufacturers and studios. The advanced adaptive streaming format is
also rapidly gaining the support of entertainment service providers on a
worldwide basis. DivX Plus Streaming has been adopted by Dixons, Sainsbury's
and Media Markt in Europe, and selected by Mei-ah, a film production company
in China that recently launched an on-demand entertainment offering for mobile
users in collaboration with China Mobile (Hong Kong). Rovi anticipates
announcing additional DivX Plus Streaming agreements with entertainment
service providers before the end of the year.

Visitors to IFA in Berlin, September 6-11, can view live demonstrations of
DivX Video Service with DivX Plus Streaming along with Rovi's complete range
of solutions driving the advanced discovery, delivery, and monetization of
digital entertainment at Rovi's Hall 25, Stand 151. Also on display at the
show is Rovi's end-to-end solution for High Efficiency Video Coding

About TCL

Established in 1981, TCL Corporation is a global leader and technology
innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances.
TCL employs more than 60,000 people in over 80 operations, including 18 R&D
centers, 20 manufacturing bases, and more than 40 sales offices around the

About Rovi Corporation

Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital
entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics
manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers
and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The
company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is
headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be
found at

*Based on NPD Display Search report – June 2013 (Quarterly Advanced Global TV
Shipment and Forecast Report.)

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Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any
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report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2013 and such other
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CONTACT: Chris Taylor
         Rovi Corporation
         (+1) 408-562-3077

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