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Tokyo, Japan, 2010/05/24 - Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) announced that SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation became the first Japanese Pay TV operator to join Roviís patent license program for interactive program guides (IPG) used in SKY PerfecTV! branded set-top boxes (STB). NASDAQ: ROVI
Rovi Corporation today announced that SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation became the first Japanese Pay TV operator to join Roviís patent license program for interactive program guides (IPG) used in SKY PerfecTV! branded set-top boxes (STB).
ďAs viewing preferences become diversified, more TV viewers are demanding channels that broadcast their favorite sports teams or artists,Ē said Akitaka Nishimura, senior vice president of Asia Pacific, Rovi Corporation. ďResponding to this growing demand, we are pleased that Japanís largest multi-channel operator SKY PerfecTV! has signed on as a part of our patent licensing program for its use of IPG technology to help consumers sort and find content.Ē
About Rovi Corporation
Rovi Corporation (rovicorp.com) is focused on revolutionizing the digital entertainment landscape by delivering solutions that enable consumers to intuitively connect to new entertainment from many sources and locations. The company also provides extensive entertainment discovery solutions for television, movies, music and photos to its customers in the consumer electronics, cable and satellite, entertainment and online distribution markets. These solutions, complemented by industry leading entertainment data, create the connections between people and technology, and enable them to discover and manage entertainment in an enjoyable form.
Rovi holds over 4,400 issued or pending patents and patent applications worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with numerous offices across the United States and around the world including Japan, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom.
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