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Blonder Tongue, TiVo partner on IPTV tech

Blonder Tongue Laboratories, a designer and manufacturer of video telecommunications, cable, and fibre transmission technologies, and TiVo have unveiled the new Blonder Tongue NXG Cryptolink for TiVo Managed IPTV Service, an OTT Bulk IPTV Video Redistribution Technology for small and medium sized businesses (SMB) and hospitality location deployments of cloud-based IPTV video services. The new […]

March 3, 2022

TiVo launches TiVo Xtend ad solutions

TiVo, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xperi, has announced the launch of TiVo Xtend, a suite of end-to-end advertising solutions built on the foundation of TiVo’s first-party deterministic TV viewership data. As TV consumption shifts away from linear and towards OTT and VOD, advertisers are seeing their reach decline from traditional TV buys. TiVo Xtend aims […]

March 1, 2022

TiVo brings IPTV platform to TIGO customers in LatAm

TiVo, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xperi, is introducing TiVo’s IPTV platform to Latin American subscribers of Tigo, provider of fixed and mobile services in Latin America. Tigo ONEtv subscribers will now be able to quickly find, watch and enjoy the content they want with TiVo’s user interface, across all their devices. TiVo’s IPTV platform is […]

October 6, 2021

Xperi Q2: “Increasingly well-positioned for growth”

Xperi has announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30th 2021. “We delivered strong second quarter revenue and earnings driven by certain deals closing earlier than expected and some expenses shifting to later in the year, increasing our visibility to achieve our full year financial outlook,” said Jon Kirchner, chief executive officer of […]

August 4, 2021

TiVo extends Fox licence

TiVo and Fox Corporation have announced a long-term renewal of their patent licence. The renewal provides Fox with continued and expanded coverage under TiVo’s patent portfolios. “We are very pleased to conclude this agreement with Fox, a producer and distributor of content through world-leading Fox brands,” said Samir Armaly, president, IP licensing of TiVo-owner Xperi. […]

July 15, 2021

TiVo expands IP licence with Google

Entertainment technologist TiVo has agreed a long-term renewal of its patent licence with Google. The renewal provides Google, who has been a licensee since 2012, with continued broad coverage under TiVo’s patent portfolios. “We are very pleased to conclude this agreement with Google, a world leader in OTT video with YouTube and Google TV, and […]

July 8, 2021

HbbTV Association adds 7 new members

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services, has announcd that seven new companies have joined the industry association in the past 12 months. The new members are leading service providers, technology companies and platform operators Fincons Group, FreeWheel (Comcast International France), HiSilicon Technologies, […]

July 7, 2020

Finders are Keepers – the EUROMEDIA UI and Search debate

Viewers have dozens of choices of content providers and thousands of choices of pieces of content. No wonder the quality of the UI and the search and discovery deployed by a provider can be crucial in determining QoE and, thereby, churn levels. What are the remaining impediments – technical and commercial – to universal search? […]

July 1, 2020

Comcast denied TiVo patents review

The US Supreme Court has denied a review requested by Comcast over its long-running patents argument with TiVo/Rovi. The Comcast appeal request was seeking to overturn the decision by a Federal Court in March that endorsed the US International Trade Commission’s (ITC) opinion which ruled that Comcast could not import its X1 set-top boxes – […]

June 26, 2020By Chris Forrester

Xperi, TiVo complete merger

Technology and intellectual property licensing specialist Xperi Holding Corporation has confirmed the completion of the merger of Xperi Corporation and streaming market innovator TiVo Corporation, suggesting the move forms a “unique” digital entertainment technology platform and one of the industry’s largest and most diverse IP licensing platforms. The combined company will operate a number of […]

June 2, 2020