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Rovi Corporation provides integrated solutions for the discovery and personalization of digital entertainment to service providers and consumer electronics (CE) industry worldwide. The company offers interactive program guides (IPGs), an interactive listing of television or video program information that enables viewers to navigate through, sort, select, and schedule video programming for viewing and recording. It markets IPGs to service providers under i-Guide and Passport brands; and CE industry under the G-GUIDE and HTML Guide brands. The company also offers xD guide, a discovery application that extends the cable video experience from set-top boxes to multiple mobile screens; and Rovi digital terminal adapter guide, which supports cable operators to remove analog channels to reclaim bandwidth. In addition, it provides advertising services; Audience Management Solution, a suite of products combining big data with predictive analytics to provide TV audience insights and advertising campaign management; and metadata pertaining to music, television, movie, book, video games, and other entertainment content, as well as catalog information on celebrities, awards, sports, and other data. Further, the company provides ACP, an analog video content security solution that protects videocassettes and DVDs to CE manufacturers, motion picture studios, and semiconductor companies that supply the CE manufacturers; and VCR Plus+, connected platform, and media recognition products. Additionally, it offers search services to service providers, device manufacturers, and developers to enable their customers to navigate content; and recommendations services, which allow service providers, device manufacturers, and others to offer their customers entertainment choices. The company was formerly known as Macrovision Solutions Corporation and changed its name to Rovi Corporation in July 2009. Rovi Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

1,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/19/15
Founded in 1983

rovi corp (ROVI) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $610.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting ...
Total Annual Compensation: $442.3K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $323.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

rovi corp (ROVI) Key Developments

Rovi Extends Product and Patent License Agreement with Sharp

Rovi Corporation announced that Rovi has renewed its interactive program guide (IPG) product and patent portfolio license agreement with Sharp. The license provides Sharp with access to Rovi's entertainment discovery capabilities worldwide and Rovi's G-Guide HTML in Japanese markets for its AQUOS brand. The new G-Guide HTML features advanced discovery capabilities such as rich metadata, search functionality, and a browser-based interface to help drive a robust consumer entertainment experience across Sharp TVs and DVRs. G-Guide HTML also boasts a sleek TV listing grid designed to showcase rich images including cast photos, as well as Rovi's - six-degrees - discovery capability, to help consumers quickly find relevant content that interests them. Under the agreement, Sharp will have access to a range of Rovi's discovery technologies and solutions, including intuitive search, targeted recommendations services for Japan, and Rovi video metadata for China. This metadata set includes information, images, and editorial content on TV shows, movies, and celebrities. China is one of 70 countries worldwide where Rovi offers its metadata.

Rovi Reportedly Considering Retaining Advisers To Mull Options; Receives Approaches From Private Equity Firms

Rovi Corporation (NasdaqGS:ROVI) is considering retaining a financial adviser to review its options following shareholder pressure and approaches from several private equity firms, sources close to the matter said. A person close to the matter stated that Engaged Capital has held ongoing discussions with Rovi, over its capital allocation and ways to increase its share price, such as getting more money out of its patents. Rovi has a market capitalization of $2.2 billion The sources stated that Rovi has interviewed investment banks in recent weeks to appoint an adviser to help deal with the activist. Two other sources stated that the company has also received interest from private equity firms for its assets in recent months, according to two of the sources. It is unclear if the company is currently open to a sale. Rovi’s shares rose as much as 15% on the news. Sources stated that buyout firms are not interested in Rovi's intellectual property portfolio.

Rovi Corporation Presents at Morgan Stanley 2015 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Mar-04-2015 02:30 PM

Rovi Corporation Presents at Morgan Stanley 2015 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Mar-04-2015 02:30 PM. Venue: The Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States. Speakers: Peter C. Halt, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer.


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