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 and FourthWall Media Collaborate on Enhanced TV Platform Solution - The combination of FourthWall’s ETV platform and TV Widgets® with Rovi’s guide offers service providers a solution for standards-based interactive television and applications
Rovi and FourthWall Media Collaborate on Enhanced TV Platform Solution

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Santa Clara, CA, United States, 2010/02/08 - The combination of FourthWall’s ETV platform and TV Widgets® with Rovi’s guide offers service providers a solution for standards-based interactive television and applications. 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!


 

sFourthWall Media (formerly Biap) and Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced that they have signed an agreement to offer an Enhanced Television (ETV) solution to many of Rovi’s Interactive Program Guide customers throughout North and South America. In 2010, Rovi will begin to offer an integrated ETV Platform, including FourthWall Media’s EBIF User Agent, ETV Server, and TV Widgets® as part of Rovi’s guide solutions.

EBIF, or “Enhanced Television Binary Interchange Format”, represents a standards-based platform for enhanced television. By deploying EBIF technology, service providers can easily offer targeted and interactive advertising, and interactive television widgets and applications across legacy and next-generation digital set-top boxes (STBs). Rovi’s ETV Platform is designed to simplify the implementation of new applications, making it easier for service providers to bring more advanced features to consumers. According to analyst research firm, SNL Kagan, by year-end 2011, 89% or 42.9 million digital cable subscriber households in the United States will be EBIF-enabled.

“We are very excited to begin a relationship with Rovi,” said Tim Peters, FourthWall Media CEO. “Its program guide has changed the way consumers watch television. Our integrated cross-platform solution will open the cable environment to further technology advancements. By working together, we can meet market needs to connect advertisers and programmers with their audiences.”

Under the agreement, Rovi will make available seamlessly through its guides an initial set of pre-integrated TV Widgets® from FourthWall. These include eBay on TV, Yellow Pages on TV, News, Weather, and numerous Sports widgets for nearly every major league, team and college. Each TV Widget® can be hyper-personalized turning the television into an interactive, tailored experience for the viewer. In addition, the integrated solution will enable service providers to launch new EBIF applications developed by third-parties.

“Our collaboration with FourthWall enables service providers to deliver a more engaging and data-rich environment for the consumer that can be accessed through the program guide with the click of a remote control,” said Corey Ferengul, executive vice president of product management and marketing, Rovi Corporation. “FourthWall, a leading EBIF platform and interactive applications provider, will help us bring an integrated offering to the market that will enable service providers to drive increased revenue streams through value-added services.”

Rovi program guides with FourthWall’s EBIF platform and applications will be integrated to work on STBs from Motorola, Cisco and Pace. Rovi currently serves close to 500 service providers in North America and South America, many of whom will now have access to this expanded product offering. To learn more about FourthWall Media TV Widgets®, visit fourthwallmedia.tv/Prod-TvWidgets.aspx. To learn more about Rovi’s guide solutions, please visit rovicorp.com/products/service_providers/8660.htm.

About FourthWall Media
FourthWall Media™ (fourthwallmedia.tv), formerly known as BIAP, is an advanced advertising solutions company that is fundamentally changing how television advertising is delivered and measured. This Emmy-nominated media company is leading the interactive television revolution through solutions that break through the ‘fourth wall’ to engage audiences, extend cable subscriber loyalty, and deliver detailed measurement and reporting. The company’s set-top-box EBIF solutions include the Ad Widgets® end-to-end advertising system, AdAim Audience Measurement Suite, a soup-to-nuts audience measurement and behavioral profiling system; TV Widgets® applications such as eBay on TV, Fantasy Football and Yellow Pages on TV; and a technology platform for Cisco/Scientific Atlanta, Motorola and tru2way set-top boxes. FourthWall Media products and technology are distributed by Comcast Media Center, Time Warner Cable, DISH Network, and several other MSOs, and have been deployed in over 24 million set-top boxes.

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 4,400 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.

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 annual report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2008 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.

 
 
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 and FourthWall Media Collaborate on Enhanced TV Platform Solution

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: Linda Quach - Rovicorp.com 
408-562-8504 linda.quach[.]rovicorp.com
 
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:

ForeScout Partners with ServiceNow for Improved Asset Management, Compliance and Security Response
IBM X-Force Red Launches New Services for Automotive Industry and IoT
IBM and University of Alberta Publish New Data on Machine Learning Algorithms to Help Predict Schizophrenia
PTC Named a Global Leader in IoT Platforms by IDC MarketScape
The Weather Company Collaborates with PurpleAir to Provide Community Air Quality Data Across its Consumer Properties
Pegasystems and Accenture Team to Offer Communications Service Providers Intelligent Customer Decisioning as a Service to Improve Customer Engagement
Frost & Sullivan Recognizes eClinicalWorks’ Revenue Cycle Management Services with Leadership Award
London Stock Exchange Group Collaborating with IBM to Develop Securities Data Blockchain Solution for European SMEs
ITEX IT-Service GmbH Achieves Silver Partner Status with NAKIVO
Oracle Named a Leader in 2017 Analyst Evaluation for Digital Process Automation Software
NAKIVO Launches v7.2 Beta with ASUSTOR NAS Support and New Features for Microsoft SQL Server
Splunk and Booz Allen Hamilton Announce Cyber Intelligence Service to Manage Advanced Threats with Greater Precision and Speed
Duke Kunshan University Selects Oracle to Optimize Student Experience
Infor Announces New Collaboration with ADP
SYSPRO ERP Software’s New AI Capabilities for Manufacturers and Distributors Reported by Leading Enterprise Solutions Analyst

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR 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 prtoday.com 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 (usatoday.com)