TiVo (/ ˈ t iː v oʊ / TEE-voh) is a digital video recorder (DVR) developed and marketed by Xperi (previously by TiVo Corporation and TiVo Inc.) and introduced in 1999.TiVo provides an on-screen guide of scheduled broadcast programming television programs, whose features include "OnePass" schedules which record every new episode of a series, and "WishList" searches which allow the user to ...
- History and development
TiVo was developed by Jim Barton and Mike Ramsay through a...
- TiVo digital video recorder
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- TiVo in the cloud
On January 4, 2018 TiVo announced its next-gen platform, a...
- History and development
TiVo Inc. was an American corporation whose primary product was its eponymous digital video recorder. TiVo primarily operated in the United States , but also operated in Australia , Canada , Mexico , New Zealand , Puerto Rico , Taiwan , the United Kingdom , and Western Europe . 
- Legacy products
TiVo Corporation, formerly known as the Rovi Corporation and Macrovision Solutions Corporation, was an American technology company. Headquartered in San Jose, California, the company is primarily involved in licensing its intellectual property within the consumer electronics industry, including digital rights management, electronic program guide software, and metadata. The company holds over 6,000 pending and registered patents. The company also provides analytics and recommendation platforms fo
Macrovision Corporation was established in 1983. The 1984 film The Cotton Club was the first video to be encoded with Macrovision technology when it was released in 1985. The technology was subsequently extended to DVD players and other consumer electronic recording and playback devices such as digital cable and satellite set-top boxes, digital video recorders, and portable media players. By the end of the 1980s, most major Hollywood studios were utilizing their services. In the 1990s, Macrovisi
Rovi provides guides for service providers and CE manufacturers. 1. TotalGuide xD, a white-label media guide for mobile devices for finding, managing, and watching TV shows and movies. This also controlled the set top boxes. 2. TotalGuide CE, a media guide for CE manufacturers th
Rovi provides entertainment metadata for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, retailers, online portals and application developers around the world. The company has over 50 years of metadata for video, music, books, and games covering more than 5 million movies
Rovi Search Service allows consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, and developers to provide solutions that enable consumers to search for and access desired content. Rovi Recommendations Service is a cloud-based service that offers consumers entertainment choices
The company historically developed technologies and products that helped protect content from being pirated. Its two core legacy products were called RipGuard and ACP.
- Other hardware
- TiVo app
TiVo digital video recorders encompass a number of digital video recorder models that TiVo Corporation designed. Features may vary, but a common feature is that all of the units listed here require TiVo service and use its operating system. TiVo units have been manufactured by various OEMs, including Philips, Sony, Pioneer, Toshiba, and Humax. Cisco Systems and Samsung joined forces with pay TV Provider Virgin Media to create the Virgin Media TiVo box. The OEMs license the software from TiVo Cor
Introduced in 2012, Stream is an accessory that enables streaming from TiVo Premiere or Roamio DVRs to mobile devices, including iOS and Android smartphones and tablets using the TiVo app. Stream is a transcoder. It converts recorded MPEG-2 content from the Premiere or Roamio DVR
Bridge is an accessory to connect an Ethernet network to MoCA. It supports Ethernet and MoCA 2.0 connections. The Bridge is most often used to connect a whole-home TiVo DVR + Mini network to the household WAN/LAN router. It can also be used to add MoCA networking to TiVo DVRs tha
TiVo announced an iPad app on November 22, 2010. The app allows customers to manage their TiVos from their iPad. The TiVo companion app for iPad was released in the weeks following its announcement. The app works with TiVo Premiere, Premiere XL, Premiere 4, Premiere XL4, and Roamio boxes. Limited functionality is also available for Series 3 devices. TiVo also released apps for the iPhone and Android devices. TiVo's Director of Retail and Channel Marketing, Bard Williams, stated the app: "...offe
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