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TiVo to add Rovi licensed metadata

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 08 Aug 2009 17:09 User comments (1)

TiVo to add Rovi licensed metadata TiVo has announced a new deal with Rovi that will bring Rovi TV movie and music data to many of TiVo's DVRs and other services.
The exact terms were not revealed but MCN says Rovi will provide "entertainment metadata including program and movie descriptions, rich-media content, celebrity biographies, original editorial content, cast and credits information, album reviews and other information."

Rovi currently has metadata for 1 million TV episodes, 400,000 movies and 13 million music tracks.

"It is important for TiVo to be able to provide our subscribers and technology distributors worldwide a broad range of data and we are pleased that Rovi's data solutions gives us the ability to provide even more movies, music, and TV show information to them,"
adds TiVo general manager and vice president of international Joshua Danovitz.

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112.8.2009 3:19

I am wondering is this only for the US or does it have a worldwide release. I would love to have more features on my Tivo :)

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