Rovi Advances Digital Entertainment With Technology Showcase at SCTE 2012

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ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, will showcase its latest product developments at this year's SCTE Cable Tec Expo 2012, taking place on Oct. 17-19, 2012 at the Orange County Convention Center. Technologies on display at Rovi's booth (#1921) will include recently announced customer implementations of Rovi's adaptive bit rate streaming technology, expansive guide innovations for multi-screen ecosystems, and advanced discovery features and capabilities that enable the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of cable video entertainment.

These latest advancements further promote the development of multi-platform, multi-device digital ecosystems that provide cable TV service providers with the ability to extend the merchandising of cable video subscription and connect consumers to entertainment they love, anytime and anywhere. Rovi's suite of products and solutions offer cable TV service providers the foundational capabilities that are prerequisite for developing intuitive, personal and quality entertainment applications, uniquely showcasing content and making it easily discoverable on future and deployed devices.

At the show Rovi will have on display:

  • Rovi's TotalGuide™ STB with implementations on Motorola and Pace STBs, and TotalGuide xD for iOS platform with integration with Azuki for live video streaming. Rovi TotalGuide provides in-depth, rich entertainment discovery solutions that enable service providers to scale from legacy technologies to IP based multi-screen, multi-device offerings.
  • DivX Plus Streaming™, adaptive bit rate streaming technology, delivered in a customer implementation that offers a high quality video viewing experience in both connected and unconnected environments. DivX Plus Streaming brings back the experience of enjoying content with the ability to fast forward/rewind, jump chapters, close captioning and subtitles in a streaming format.
  • Guidance capabilities – integrated search, Remote DVR and Multiroom DVR – for i-Guide® and Passport® Guide, as well as a simplified guide for deployment on digital transport adapters (DTAs). These advanced features enable service providers to deliver a better entertainment discovery experience for devices deployed in homes today.  

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 approximately 5,200 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.

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All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words "will" or "is expected to," or similar words that describe the Company's or its management's future plans, objectives, or goals, are "forward-looking statements" and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company's most recent report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2012 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at www.sec.gov). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

For more information, contact:

Linda Quach
Rovi Corporation
+1 (408) 562-8504