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Santa Clara, CA, United States, 2009/08/25 - Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) announced that Kenwood Corporation has selected the LASSO® media recognition solution for Kenwood’s best-in-class, multimedia GPS device, an all-in-one AV integrated HDD car navigation system HDD[Smá:t]Navi. NASDAQ: ROVI
Rovi Corporation today announced that Kenwood Corporation has selected the LASSO® media recognition solution for Kenwood’s best-in-class, multimedia GPS device, an all-in-one AV integrated HDD car navigation system HDD[Smá:t]Navi - AV Master -HDV-909DT and the Kenwood Music Editor software.
With LASSO, Kenwood’s in-car navigation system provides consumers with access to more extensive entertainment data for finding and listening to music. The in-car navigation system pulls the information from Rovi’s database, which includes highly descriptive information such as track and artists’ names as well as details on other performers that have influenced the artist and other artists within the same genre. Kenwood’s Music Editor GPS software also incorporates Rovi’s acoustic fingerprint recognition capability that uses a unique identifier created from an acoustic analysis of each audio track to identify and tag music files.
LASSO can also recommend playlists to suit moods and reflect user tastes, delivering on the HDV-909DT product concept of “Smart Operation — easy operation by anybody through universal design” and providing a more enjoyable in-car entertainment environment. HDV-909DT is on sale from June 2009.
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 over 4,000 issued or pending patents and patent applications worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with numerous offices across the United States and around the world including Japan, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom.
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