Digital Licensing Technology
Rovi licenses leading interactive program guide (IPG) and digital content protection technologies to third parties to facilitate navigation of digital entertainment media and protect valuable assets.
Rovi's interactive program guides (IPGs) enable consumers to discover relevant, new digital content and navigate to the programming that interests them most. Rovi licenses IPG technology to third party guide developers, including digital cable and satellite providers, consumer electronics manufacturers, set-top box manufacturers, interactive television software providers, and program guide providers in the online, computer, and mobile phone businesses.
Implementing ACP Technology
Rovi Anti-Copy Process (ACP) technology is the world's leading content protection system for program material output via analog video connections. Inclusion of ACP technology within IC devices and consumer products supports the delivery of consumer content to today's digital consumer. Rovi ACP technology also aids in compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), and, where applicable, the DVD Copy Control Association's (DVD CCA) Content Scrambling System (CSS) license, and a wide array of other industry and governmental requirements for protection of video program material. Rovi offers licensing programs and certification services for the proper incorporation of the ACP content protection and management solutions into a variety of IC devices and hardware products.