PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

More news: Software
Written by / Agency / Source: Rovi Corporation

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Rovi Acquires Content Discovery and Navigation Innovator Fanhattan - Enhances Rovi’s Entertainment Discovery Solutions and Accelerates Cloud Platform Availability for Content and Service Providers - Fan.TV /
Rovi Acquires Content Discovery and Navigation Innovator Fanhattan


NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Santa Clara, CA, United States, 2014/11/03 - Enhances Rovi’s Entertainment Discovery Solutions and Accelerates Cloud Platform Availability for Content and Service Providers - Fan.TV / NASDAQ: ROVI

Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Software Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


Rovi Corporation, a leading provider of advanced entertainment discovery, data analytics, and monetization solutions, announced today that it has acquired Fanhattan, a venture-backed startup, in an all-cash transaction. Fanhattan pioneers innovative ways to discover media and entertainment on any screen, from any source, through its cloud-based Fan TV branded products.

This acquisition accelerates Rovi’s vision to deliver next-generation guidance and discovery using advanced cloud, user interface and hardware technologies. Fan TV seamlessly integrates different sources of programming, such as linear television, video on demand (VoD), and over-the-top (OTT) video into an elegant consumer experience. Fanhattan founders, Gilles BianRosa and Olivier Chalouhi, will continue to drive their vision forward as part of the leadership team in Rovi’s Discovery Products Business Group.

“Rovi prides itself in realizing innovations before the industry demands them, and we are excited to augment our next-generation guidance and discovery solutions with an award-winning unified entertainment experience,” said Omar Javaid, SVP and GM of Rovi’s Discovery Group. “We believe the Fanhattan technologies and team will complement Rovi’s advanced metadata, semantic discovery, and predictive analytics capabilities to offer truly differentiated solutions to our customers.”

Combining Rovi and Fanhattan capabilities, the company will offer customers faster time-to-market and improved flexibility deploying next-generation discovery and media experiences across multiple screens. The combined solution enables a scalable and modular cloud-based platform supporting IP and hybrid STB boxes, DVR functionality and personalized interactive user-interfaces through reference design hardware and a software development kit.

“We’re excited to take Fanhattan’s vision to the next level,” said BianRosa. “By combining our technology with Rovi’s expansive offerings and established relationships with content and service providers, we can significantly accelerate our goal of bringing next-generation entertainment discovery experience to the world.”

About Rovi Corporation
Rovi ( is leading the way to a more personalized entertainment experience. The company’s pioneering guides, data, and recommendations continue to drive program search and navigation on millions of devices on a global basis. With a new generation of cloud-based discovery capabilities and emerging solutions for interactive advertising and audience analytics, Rovi is enabling premier brands worldwide to increase their reach, drive consumer satisfaction and create a better entertainment experience across multiple screens. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

About Fanhattan
Fanhattan’s Fan TV (Fan.TV) is the simplest way for people to discover, watch and share the movies and shows they love. Fan TV combines live TV, video-on-demand and streaming services in a seamless discovery experience through one device with a touch remote. Fan TV is also available for free on the web and through its award-winning iOS app, giving customers an easy way to discover more than one million movies and shows. Fan TV also delivers a universal WatchList that brings together dozens of streaming services, as well as critics' reviews, friends’ recommendations and a daily magazine.

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-Q for the period ended June 30, 2014 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at 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.

Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Software Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


Written by / Agency / Source: Rovi Corporation


Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)


Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker


Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

# # #
Software Warnings - IMPORTANT:
Always be aware/cautious about what you download on your computer/mobile! PURCHASE SOFTWARE related keywords / Banner Ads. Click HERE for details!

  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Software articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!

Rovi Acquires Content Discovery and Navigation Innovator Fanhattan

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

Publisher Contact: Kristin Hehir - 
408-764-5313 kristin.hehir[.]
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Rovi Corporation securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Software via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Read Latest Articles From Rovi Corporation / Company Profile

Read Software Most Recent Related Newswires:

SBI SECURITIES Works with IBM to Test Blockchain Technology for Bond Trading Platform
Yellowfin Top Ranked for Usability in Ventana Research’s 2016 Mobile BI Value Index
Subex to Host 13th Global User Conference At Jaipur, India
Yellowfin Named A Leader in Fourth Consecutive Nucleus Research Value Matrix for Business Intelligence & Analytics
Altitude and Comways Partner to Deliver New Contact Center Solutions for High Growth Companies in Benelux
Gartner Positions Kentico Software in Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals
The Weather Company Launches its Signature WEATHERfx Ad-targeting Platform in Germany with BurdaForward
Infor Named on the Constellation ShortList™ for Global HCM Suites and Enterprise Cloud Finance
Valenta Pharm Optimizes Budget Management with Infor BI
NAKIVO Decreases Backup Administration Time by 50% and Storage Space by 30% for FEhS Institute
Rocket Software Business Intelligence Increases the Value of Cognos TM1 Investment
Greater Edmonton Foundation Centralizes Operations with Yardi Voyager
OneLogin Pioneers First-Ever HR-driven Identity Integration with Namely
IBM and Quest Diagnostics Launch Watson-Powered Genomic Sequencing Service to Help Physicians Bring Precision Cancer Treatments to Patients Nationwide
Bomgar Demonstrating Benefits of Chat, Integrated Remote Support At TSW 2016

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns

NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.


  ©2016 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (