As digital home entertainment networks become more prevalent, consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers are faced with meeting the demand for digital home entertainment software technology and products that support network connectivity. Rovi builds digital home entertainment software technology solutions and products that sync with each other, enabling consumer electronics manufacturers to connect consumers to digital entertainment content across multiple digital home entertainment solutions.
Enhance the consumer experience and drive revenue with advanced multimedia features
Today's consumers expect streaming video in more places than ever before, and they also expect it to perform incredibly well. Rovi offers DivX® Plus Streaming in response to these demands. DivX Plus Streaming is an end-to-end solution for secure adaptive streaming for over-the-top content service providers that offers high quality video experiences on multiple platforms with advanced multimedia features that consumers love. Unlike other solutions, DivX Plus Streaming is feature-rich yet lightweight, so it can be scaled across a range of CE devices easily and inexpensively.
High quality playback of the world’s most popular digital video formats
The DivX Certified® Program lets consumer electronics manufacturers differentiate their products and assure consumers of high quality, reliable DivX® video playback—anytime, anywhere—across all their devices that bear the DivX logo. DivX Certified devices give consumers the freedom to take videos from their computers to watch in the living room or on the go. With a phone, tablet, television, digital media player or other device that has been certified by DivX, consumers can count on a variety of ways to enjoy their personal and premium DivX videos beyond the PC. Rovi offers a comprehensive digital entertainment solution, from DivX software for consumers to create, play and stream video, to more than 750 million DivX Certified playback devices from the world’s most popular brands.
Drive new revenue by offering digital copies alongside physical DVDs and Blu-ray Discs
Rovi Digital Copy Solution is an offering for connected Blu-ray® Disc players and PC applications that enables CE Manufacturers, retailers and content owners to instantly recognize, authenticate and sell digital cloud-based copies of physical DVD and Blu-ray Discs. With Rovi Digital Copy Solution, you can differentiate your products and generate new revenues, while providing an easy, inexpensive way for consumers to purchase "digital copies" of their existing DVD and Blu-ray Disc collections.
Advanced entertainment discovery solution
With TotalGuide™ TV programming guide, CE manufacturers can increase customer satisfaction by offering simple, centralized and intuitive access to multiple content types: broadcast, premium, Internet-based and personal. In addition, TotalGuide enhances the consumer experience through rich TV listings, enhanced data and imagery, as well as extended multimedia. With the latest in TV programming guide search and recommendations technologies, TotalGuide helps consumers find favorite TV programs and discover new programs in a number of ways.
Built on proven technology, Rovi Entertainment Store (RES) provides retailers, service providers, CE manufacturers, content owners, PC OEMs and developers with a powerful solution to drive revenue from over-the-top (OTT) storefronts and cloud-based entertainment. RES combines Rovi's award-winning guidance and connectivity capabilities with a robust interactive advertising footprint, as well as our extensive entertainment metadata library. With Rovi Entertainment Store, you can quickly launch OTT storefronts that help consumers discover, purchase, manage and enjoy entertainment on multiple platforms and connected devices.
Discover, manage and enjoy digital media across multiple platforms and devices
Rovi Data Service provides one of the world's largest collections of entertainment metadata available, offering a comprehensive catalog of high- quality editorial, descriptions and rich images—all optimized for multiple platforms. CE Manufacturers, service providers, developers and online retailers and portals can easily integrate Rovi Data Service to differentiate their products and encourage continuous content discovery and consumption by consumers. With Rovi Data Service, you have immediate access to extensive content to create a unique, engaging experience that helps consumers better discover and enjoy entertainment media.
Drive sales and consumption with advanced media search capabilities
Rovi Search Service allows CE Manufacturers, service providers and developers to differentiate their offerings, drive consumption and revenues by enabling better search and discovery interactions for consumers across multiple platforms and media types. Rovi's Essential and Advanced Search Services combine powerful search algorithms, personalization capabilities and extensive catalogs of entertainment metadata—providing the most accurate and relevant search results possible.
Differentiate offerings and drive consumption with relevant music, movie and TV recommendations.
Rovi Recommendations Service can help you capture and keep the attention of consumers with music, movie and TV recommendations that enable them to discover content and personalize their experiences across multiple devices. Our music, movie and TV recommendation engine blends powerful algorithms, an unparalleled entertainment database and media analysis to help ensure high quality and provide fast, accurate results.
Monetize offerings and increase revenue with interactive, advanced advertising
With the continuing convergence of TV and internet, an opportunity has emerged to drive revenue while delivering dynamic advertising that also engages the consumer. Rovi Advertising Service helps CE manufacturers, service providers and application developers create new and recurring revenue streams by incorporating interactive, advanced advertising into connected products and services.
Incorporate comprehensive and engaging sports, celebrity, movie and TV data, imagery and rich media into your offerings with greater ease
The leading database for international TV, movie and celebrity metadata, Rovi Video provides standardized, structured data on more than 4 million programs, including theatrical, DVD and Blu-ray releases. With 14-day advance TV listings and channel lineups for interactive program guides, deeply descriptive editorial information, and premium imagery plus interactive features that keep consumers engaged, Rovi Video can help you differentiate your products and encourage continuous discovery to drive consumption and sales.
Discover, manage and enjoy digital music across multiple platforms and devices
Today, consumers expect complete control of their music – immediate access to the songs that match their mood, suggestions for albums they might like, and information, images and audio samples for the artist performing now. They enjoy the discovery experience itself – and they demand seamless media delivery and integration with their digital entertainment lifestyles. With Rovi Music, consumers gain all of this and more.
Gaming metadata that drives consumer engagement and purchasing
Rovi's Games Data is one of the most comprehensive video games database. Our video games database service provides comprehensive information on more than 65,000 video games and includes detailed video games descriptions, genre and style classifications, in-depth editorial reviews, video game cover images and screen shots, themes, trailers, accessory support and relevant links to similar video games.
Incorporate comprehensive, descriptive books data into your offerings with ease
Rovi's Books Data is one of the largest metadata repositories of books information. Covering over 8 million in-print and out of print book titles, our books metadata service enables businesses to increase revenue on books and related products, to drive consumers to internet and social networking sites, and to sustain customer loyalty through value-add services.
Scalable, server-distributed encoding solution for high volume content creation and delivery
With consumer demand for content "anytime, anywhere," the ability to address the latest digital delivery formats, unique bandwidth limitations and codec requirements is essential. And, if you have high volume production requirements, an enterprise-class encoding solution is a critical part of your production workflow. TotalCode Enterprise™ by Rovi supports a wide range of digital delivery formats, including UltraViolet CFF, and provides the tools you need to set up an efficient private or public cloud-based production environment. A highly scalable solution, TotalCode Enterprise integrates with existing workflows effortlessly.
Professional encoding for multi-format delivery, including UltraViolet, DVD and Blu-ray Disc
TotalCode™ Professional is one of the world's most comprehensive professional video encoding solutions for multi-format delivery, including UltraViolet, DVD and Blu-ray® Disc. Used by leading Hollywood production facilities, TotalCode Professional features stunning, cinematic-quality encoding; advanced segment re-encoding; UltraViolet CFF support; support for all four Blu-ray Disc video codecs; unparalleled parameter control and stream legalization; built-in video processing from Digital Vision; exclusive ExpressQC™ and StreamData™ encoding technologies; and network distributed encoding.
Professional desktop encoding for a broad range of digital distribution and broadcast formats
Whether your content is consumed on tablets, smartphones, TVs or set-top boxes - or if it's delivered through different channels, such as broadcast, cable, satellite, the internet or IPTV - TotalCode Studio has you covered. TotalCode Studio can help post-production studios, broadcasters, non-linear editors and DVD and Blu-ray® Disc authors succeed with efficient workflows and stunning video quality.
Rovi's G-GUIDE® TV programming guide is the standard for electronic programming guides (EPGs) in Japan. The G-GUIDE electronic programming guide covers all terrestrial and satellite data broadcasting in Japan - achieving 100 percent of the TV audience household coverage rate. The G-GUIDE electronic programming guide is used in more than 20 million consumer electronics devices and personal computers in Japan.