TiVo has announced that Rovi, a TiVo Company, has renewed its product and intellectual property (IP) licences with Panasonic Corporation, one of the world’s top consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers. Panasonic signed a multi-year extension of the company’s products for the Japan market, including G-Guide, G-Guide HTML and G-Guide xD, enabling Panasonic to continue providing advanced entertainment discovery experiences across its TV, DVR and set-top box products. Additionally, Panasonic signed a multi-year worldwide licence renewal to the entertainment discovery patent portfolio of Rovi.
“Our continued collaboration with Panasonic further reinforces the need for technologies and solutions to power next-gen entertainment services while enhancing the overall user experience,” said Michael Hawkey, senior vice president and general manager of user experience, TiVo. “Our innovative products help companies like Panasonic deliver seamless navigation experiences that help users find the content they want to watch no matter where they are or what device they are watching from.”