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.*