Rovi in Deal with TiVo6 Aug, 2009 By: Chris Tribbey
Rovi and TiVo have inked a multi-year deal that will bring Rovi’s TV, movie and music metadata to TiVo’s DVRs.
“It is important for TiVo to be able to provide our subscribers and technology distributors worldwide a broad range of data,” said Joshua Danovitz, GM and VP of international at TiVo. “Rovi’s data solutions give us the ability to provide even more movies, music and TV show information to them.”
Rovi offers media guide data on more than 400,000 movie titles, 13 million songs, and more than a million TV episodes dating back to 1954.
“The digital entertainment transformation means that consumers today have a nearly infinite amount of digital content to navigate,” said Frank Johnson, VP of global data solutions sales for Rovi. “Our data solutions provide consumers with deep and comprehensive information on a myriad of genres to help them find and discover vast entertainment possibilities.”