Rovi licenses leading interactive programme guide (IPG) and content protection technologies to third parties to facilitate navigation of entertainment media and protect valuable assets.
Rovi's interactive programme guides (IPGs) enable consumers to discover relevant, new content and navigate to the programming that interests them most. Rovi licenses IPG technology to third party guide developers, including cable and satellite providers, consumer electronics manufacturers, set-top box manufacturers, interactive television software providers and programme guide providers in the online, computer and mobile phone businesses.
Rovi ACP technology is the world's leading device-to-device content protection system. Inclusion of ACP technologies within CE, PC and IC products supports the delivery of consumer content to today's digital consumer—and is a necessary step towards compliance with U.S. copyright laws. Rovi technologies also aid in compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and, where applicable, the DVD Copy Control Association's (DVD CCA) Content Scramble System (CSS) licence. Rovi offers both licensing programmes and certification services for the proper incorporation of flexible content protection and management solutions into a variety of hardware devices.