Santa Clara - 12/17/2007 - Macrovision® Corporation (NASDAQ: MVSN) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of All Media Guide Holdings, Inc. (AMG). AMG is one of the world’s largest providers of information databases and metadata for entertainment products (music, movies, and games) as well as solutions that support the recognition, discovery and management of digital media.
The acquisition extends Macrovision’s solutions for the enhancement and distribution of digital content by empowering consumers to discover, acquire, manage and enjoy digital media. The combined solutions offer consumer electronics device manufacturers the ability to better manage media while putting information about millions of movies, videos and songs within the easy reach of consumers.
With AMG’s comprehensive data, Macrovision will continue to enable content providers, including Hollywood studios, with the ability to easily monetize digital media by making content identification, navigation, recommendation and enjoyment simpler for consumers.
The Macrovision - AMG team will continue to support its current customers, including industry leading brick and mortar retailers, internet retailers and portals, and consumer electronic manufacturers.
About Macrovision Solutions Corporation
Macrovision Solutions Corporation is focused on powering the discovery and enjoyment of digital entertainment by providing a broad set of integrated solutions that are embedded in our customers' products and services and used by end consumers to simplify and guide their interaction with digital entertainment. Macrovision's technologies are deployed by companies in the entertainment, consumer electronics, cable and satellite, and online distribution markets to solve industry-specific challenges and bring greater value and a more robust user experience to their customers. The result of deploying Macrovision's solutions is a simple end user experience for discovering, managing and enjoying digital content. Macrovision provides interactive programming guides, connected middleware, media recognition, copy protection and rich media, data and metadata on music, games, movies and television programming. The company also operates an entertainment portal which can be found at http://www.allmusic.com. Macrovision holds over 4,000 issued or pending patents and patent applications worldwide.
Macrovision 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. More information about Macrovision can be found at www.macrovision.com
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