Rovi Corporation Acquires Sonic Solutions For $720M

  • Posted on: 28 December 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Rovi Corporation has decided to spread it tentacles wider in the digital home solutions market place with the acquisition of Sonic Solutions. Both companies made the joint announcement last week that the Rovi will acquire Sonics in through a combination of stocks and shares worth about $720 million US dollars. With the acquisition of Sonic Rovi has stepped into the digital video processing, playback and distribution technologies.

Boxee Licensed RoxioNow Platform from Sonic Solutions

  • Posted on: 18 June 2010
  • By: chw staff

Boxee announced that they have licences the RoxioNow entertainment platform from Sonic Solutions.  Boxee said the alliance is to give the public more options to access premium content for a range of connected devices.  The RoxioNow platform will be Boxee’s choice platform to its web-to-TV desktop application, as well as upcoming set-top boxes, mobile devices and TVs.*

Sonic Solutions Adds DTS Sound Quality to RoxioNow Platform

  • Posted on: 11 June 2010
  • By: chw staff

Sonic Solutions has partnered with DTS to bring DTS' highly regarded multi-channel audio format to the RoxioNow premium entertainment platform. The collaboration on the recently release RoxioNow Platform will enable Sonic's retail partners, Best Buy, Blockbuster and others, to significantly enhance the viewing experience for customers for premium movies, next-day television shows, and independent films with richly immersive 5.1-channel surround sound.

Zoran Selected RoxioNow for Connected TV Processor

  • Posted on: 18 May 2010
  • By: chw staff

Zoran has selected Sonic Solution RoxioNow entertainment for it new advanced SupraHD TV processor reference design.  The integration of RoxioNow on the SupraHD TV chip is to allow TV manufacturers to make televisions that will integrate into today’s connected homes.  When connected to other devices, televisions using the SupraHD TV processor will be able to stream different digital content to and from their TVs.