Rovi Corporation

Rovi Corporation is a United States-based company that provides guidance technology, entertainment data, copy protection, industry standard networking and media management technology for digital entertainment devices and services. Its customers include consumer electronics manufacturers, cable television and satellite television operators, movie studios and online entertainment portals and content distributors.

Rovi was known as Macrovision Solutions Corporation (Macrovision) until it changed its name in July 2009.

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... Analog Copy Protection (ACP), the encryption technology created by Rovi Corporation (formerly Macrovision), is designed to thwart users' attempts to reproduce content via analog cables ... a DVD is played through an analog video cable and recorded using a VCR, Rovi's ACP technology will distort the copy partially or completely ... Rovi Corporation uses these blank lines to implement its ACP technology ...
Rovi Corporation - Acquisitions - As Rovi
... On March 16, 2010, Rovi acquired Recommendations Service MediaUnbound ... On December 23, 2010, Rovi announced its intention to acquire Sonic Solutions ... On March 1, 2011, Rovi acquired SideReel ...
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... On July 15, 2009, Macrovision Solutions Corporation was renamed Rovi Corporation ... According to the company's website, "Rovi Corporation is focused on revolutionizing the digital entertainment landscape by delivering solutions that enable ... Rovi holds over 4,000 issued or pending patents and patent applications worldwide, and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with numerous offices across the United States and around ...

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