TiVo JOINS MoCA
September 15, 2010, San Ramon, CA —TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in advanced television services including digital video recorders (DVRs) for consumers, content distributors and consumer electronics manufacturers has joined MoCA, the worldwide standard for home entertainment networking, as a Contributor level member.
TiVo pioneered the digital video recorder (DVR) and engages multiple channels for distribution of its products including retail and service provider. MoCA has seen deployment of its technology in multiroom DVR among all three pay TV segments-cable, satellite and IPTV—has product by members on retail shelves, and is working with CEDIA and the professional installer community.
"TiVo has offered multi-room DVR functionality for years and sees the MoCA membership as a potential way to bring home networking to the next level," said Jim Denney, vice president and general manager of product marketing for TiVo. "Integrating MoCA into our products will enable service providers to offer a simple home networking solution that offers unrivalled Quality of Service (QoS)".
"HD DVRs are a vital component of the home entertainment system and TiVo's membership substantiates the standard here in the United States," said Charles Cerino, MoCA president. "TiVo will also expand our reach into Europe and Asia, where we continue to gain traction daily
About TiVo Inc. (www.tivo.com)
Founded in 1997, TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) developed the first commercially available digital video recorder (DVR). TiVo offers the TiVo service and TiVo DVRs directly to consumers online at www.tivo.com and through third-party retailers. TiVo also distributes its technology and services through solutions tailored for cable, satellite and broadcasting companies. Since its founding, TiVo has evolved into the ultimate single solution media center by combining its patented DVR technologies and universal cable box capabilities with the ability to aggregate, search, and deliver millions of pieces of broadband, cable, and broadcast content directly to the television. An economical, one-stop-shop for in-home entertainment, TiVo's intuitive functionality and ease of use puts viewers in control by enabling them to effortlessly navigate the best digital entertainment content available through one box, with one remote, and one user interface, delivering the most dynamic user experience on the market today. TiVo also continues to weave itself into the fabric of the media industry by providing interactive advertising solutions and audience research and measurement ratings services to the television industry. www.tivo.com
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The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®) is the worldwide standard for home entertainment networking. It is the only such standard that appeals to all three pay TV segments—cable, satellite and IPTV. MoCA technology can also be used to extend Wi-Fi connectivity in the home.
MoCA has more than 70 certified products and more than 50 members representing the home entertainment network value chain including service providers, OEMs, consumer electronics companies and chip vendors.