Rovi, TuneIn Deal on Metadata18 Dec, 2013 By: Chris Tribbey
Digital technology company Rovi has licensed its metadata to streaming live radio service TuneIn, allowing for more information on artists and music tracks on mobile devices and online.
TuneIn is licensing the data for its service in North America, Europe and the United Kingdom. The data covers more than three million albums and nearly 30 million tracks.
“We are constantly looking for new ways to enhance the listening experience for our 40 million monthly listeners,” said Kristin George, VP of product at TuneIn. “Rovi’s expansive library of music data is a natural fit for our global music offering.”
Bob Shallow, SVP of sales and marketing for Rovi, added: “As TuneIn provides the ability for listeners to connect to music streaming from around the world, our music data adds another layer of interaction. Because Rovi’s database provides wide coverage of global music, we can help enable services, such as TuneIn, offer a more entertaining online music discovery experience.”