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Rovi and Sagemcom Launch the First DivX Plus HD Certified Set-Top Box for European Market - IP&TV World Forum - a leading STB manufacturer in Europe selects DivX® technology to deliver high-quality consumer video experience (NASDAQ: ROVI) - Sagemcom.com / Rovicorp.com
Rovi and Sagemcom Launch the First DivX Plus HD Certified Set-Top Box for European Market

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - London, United Kingdom, 2012/03/20 - IP&TV World Forum - a leading STB manufacturer in Europe selects DivX® technology to deliver high-quality consumer video experience (NASDAQ: ROVI) - Sagemcom.com / Rovicorp.com. NASDAQ: ROVI

   
 
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Sagemcom, a leading provider of set-top boxes in Europe, and Rovi Corporation today announced that the Sagemcom BPRSI88-250 HD TNTSAT set-top box (STB) has integrated DivX Plus® HD, the premium level of DivX certification. The DivX Certified® STB is currently available in France and is the result of a DivX technology licensing agreement between Rovi and Sagemcom. Rovi will be demonstrating DivX Plus HD at IP&TV World Forum, March 20 to 22, 2012 (Stand 199).

"By achieving DivX Plus HD certification, Sagemcom's STB is bringing more flexibility for consumers, who will be able to enjoy their personal content collections on their set-top box," said Olivier Taravel, deputy CEO, Sagemcom. "In addition to experiencing high-quality video playback, the viewers can now benefit from the many special features enabled by DivX Plus HD such as smooth trick play, multiple audio tracks, and various subtitle options."

Whether the content is on optical disc, USB drive, or streamed wirelessly between devices over a home network using DLNA, devices certified for the DivX Plus HD profile can easily play back personal and protected Hollywood entertainment in DivX (.divx and .avi) and DivX Plus HD (.mkv) formats. DivX Plus HD certification offers stunning visual quality and supports video resolutions up to 1080p. DivX Certified devices contain digital rights management technology to enable the secure playback of premium content in the DivX format, making it easy for consumers to enjoy video entertainment across an extensive, multi-manufacturer ecosystem of consumer electronics devices.

"Sagemcom is elevating the viewer experience to a new level by adding DivX Plus HD functionality to its top-of-the-line device," said Matt Milne, executive vice president, worldwide sales and marketing, Rovi. "DivX technology unlocks a number of rich features that enhance people's enjoyment of their personal and premium videos, and it gives consumers access to their collections from the device they use most often to control their entertainment experience."

In addition to being DivX Plus HD Certified, the Sagemcom STB includes a 3D Blu-ray player and 250GB hard drive, and it offers the reception of all DTT free channels broadcast over satellite with TNTSAT. Also CANAL READY certified, the Sagemcom BPRSI88-250 HD allows viewers to subscribe to CANAL+ channels and/or CANALSAT bouquet, and to access CANALPLAY, the VOD platform from CANAL+ Group.

About Sagemcom
A French high-technology group with an international dimension, Sagemcom (sagemcom.com) operates on markets of broadband (digital home, digital set-top box, broadband and residential terminals), telecom and energy (M2M, telecommunications infrastructure, smartgrid and metering), and management of documents (printing terminals, software and solutions, digital production workflow).

With a turnover of about 1.5 billion Euros, Sagemcom employs 6,000 people on five continents; already a European leader in most of its key markets, Sagemcom aims to become a world leader in high added value communicating terminals. Sagemcom is strongly committed to sustainable development through the life cycle of its products: eco-design, energy consumption, ethical code of all its suppliers.

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 approximately 5,100 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with numerous offices across the United States and around the world including Japan, China, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom.

Forward Looking Statements
All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words "will" or "is expected to," or similar words that describe the Company's or its management's future plans, objectives, or goals, are "forward-looking statements" and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company's most recent report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2011 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at sec.gov/). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

For more information, contact:
Chris Fallon, Ruder Finn for Rovi Corporation
P: +1 917-974-1667 - E: fallonc[.]ruderfinn.com.

Sagemcom
Aurore Chiquot
P: +33 1 53 32 11 83 - E: aurore.chiquot[.]linkrp.eu.

Vincent Samuel
P: +33 1 53 32 11 85 - E: vincent.samuel[.]linkrp.eu.

 
 
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