Rovi, Sony Renew Patent Agreement20 Jan, 2014 By: Chris Tribbey
Rovi Corp. has renewed its licensing agreement with Sony Corp. that will continue to see Sony using Rovi’s interactive program guide patents and technologies.
“Our continued collaboration with Sony, a leading manufacturer of connected consumer electronics products worldwide, is testament to the value of our discovery technology and patent portfolio on multiple platforms,” said Matt Milne, EVP of worldwide sales and marketing at Rovi. “As consumer demand for access to content continues to grow across devices, we remain committed to working with our customers to make it easy and convenient for consumers to find their favorite entertainment across multiple screens.”
Rovi will also work with Sony on interactive TV advertising on Sony’s connected TVs and Blu-ray Disc players in the United States and Europe.