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Rovi and STMicroelectronics to Accelerate HEVC Adoption Across Digital Entertainment Ecosystem

Companies Demonstrate DivX HEVC at IBC

Amsterdam, IBC 2013, 9/17/2013 – Driving digital entertainment innovation, Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) and STMicroelectronics today announced they are working to help service providers recognize the benefits of High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC/H.265). ST is integrating HEVC decoding support for both streaming and downloadable content into its set-top box System-on-Chip (SoC) families, codenamed ‘Cannes’ and ‘Monaco’, while Rovi is delivering an end-to-end solution for the creation, secure delivery, and playback of HEVC.

Rovi and ST are planning to enable secure delivery and high-quality playback of HEVC content for device manufacturers and service providers through the latest compression technology, which offers the same visual quality as Advanced Video Coding (AVC) or H.264/MPEG-4 at about half the bandwidth. With the integration of DivX® HEVC technology into set-top box SoC platforms, service providers would be able to utilize the benefits of HEVC to deliver high-quality video more efficiently to their customers. The DivX HEVC solution is designed to provide storage and bandwidth cost savings to service providers while enabling the deployment of new, enhanced services to their subscribers.

“We believe that HEVC will be a catalyst in accelerating high-quality video experiences across multiple screen devices from set-top boxes, TVs and PCs to smartphones and tablets,” said Dr. Kanaan Jemili, senior vice president, product management at Rovi. “With our DivX HEVC solution integrated in SoC platforms for set-top boxes, we believe it will benefit service providers and operators looking to expand their capabilities, enabling the transition to IP video services in a more cost effective and scalable way.”

“Our vision of the next-generation consumer entertainment experience is aligned with Rovi’s mission to drive an interoperable multi-screen HEVC ecosystem forward for consumers’ enjoyment of high-resolution content,” said André Bertrand, strategic marketing director, Unified Platform Division, STMicroelectronics. “Interoperability with HEVC technology on our set-top box devices showcases advanced video-processing functionality and sets the bar for high-quality entertainment features on devices.”

ST and Rovi, at their respective stands at IBC 2013, are demonstrating Rovi’s HEVC encoded streams on ST’s set-top box platforms, showcasing the ability for service providers to implement high quality for an advanced consumer entertainment experience.

Earlier this year, Rovi rolled out the HEVC Development Program designed to allow companies participating in the digital video value chain to utilize the latest compression standard to reduce storage and bandwidth costs and deliver optimized, high-quality viewing experiences for consumers even in bandwidth-constrained environments. Rovi’s end-to-end solution accelerates the adoption of HEVC technology across the entire video distribution system. Rovi’s end-to-end solution comprises new MainConcept® encoding SDKs for professional content creators; the DivX Video Service™ with proven DivX DRM for protected content delivery for service providers, mobile operators and content retailers across multi-screen devices; DivX software tools for PC-based content creation and playback, and an extension to the DivX Certification program to allow IC and OEM customers to quickly bring to market mobile and consumer electronics products that support high-quality HEVC playback.

About Rovi Corporation
Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.

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All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words “will” or “is expected to,” or similar words that describe the Company’s or its management’s future plans, objectives, or goals, are “forward-looking statements” and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company’s most recent report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2013 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at http://www.sec.gov/). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

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Rovi Celebrates 1 Billion DivX Device Milestone at IBC

Showcases New Generation of DivX Video Technologies Driving Advanced HEVC and 4K-Enabled Multi-Screen Content Services

Amsterdam, IBC, 9/12/2013 – Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, today announced the company has achieved a significant industry milestone with 1 Billion DivX® devices shipped worldwide. Representing multiple major consumer electronics brands and over 30,000 unique models, DivX supported devices include everything from digital TVs and set-top boxes to smartphones and tablets. Importantly, this vast device footprint helped produce an entertainment ecosystem that gives consumers an extremely flexible and high quality video experience, while offering service providers a turnkey solution to securely deliver entertainment to a massive audience.

“This amazing achievement was only possible with the continued support of leading consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, and a passionate audience of consumers. Together, we helped pioneer advanced multi-screen video entertainment,” said Bob Shallow, SVP, product sales & marketing at Rovi. “We are now focusing our broad range of new and existing DivX video technologies and long-standing device certification program on accelerating HEVC adoption, as exemplified by our demonstrations and announcements at IBC.”

At the Consumer Electronics Show in January, Rovi announced an end-to-end High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265) development program designed to enable companies participating in the digital video value chain to take advantage of the latest compression standard to reduce storage and bandwidth costs, and deliver an optimized high quality viewing experience. Highlighting the significant progress Rovi has made since CES, the company is demonstrating at IBC a range of new products and updates that incompany the new compression standard, and hosting live demonstrations of HEVC solutions in collaboration with other industry leaders.

Introduced at IFA and offered as a free download for Windows and Mac, DivX 10 is an innovative consumer software application that allows consumers to easily convert videos to the new DivX HEVC-based format. With built-in support for MPEG-4, H.264 and now HEVC video, DivX 10 enables consumers to easily convert videos to HEVC for playback across multiple screens, including personal computers, consumer electronics and mobile devices.

Released in June, the MainConcept® HEVC SDK was one of the first broadly available solutions for streamlining the integration of H.265 into video applications and services in multiple environments. As well as working to continue to improve HEVC format quality and bitrate savings, the SDK v1.1 update adds real-time 4K decoding and support for HM 11 anchor streams. These enhancements are designed to increase the ease with which high-quality video content is delivered through existing cable, Internet and wireless channels, as well as dramatically reducing content conversion times.

Other HEVC related demonstrations at IBC include DivX Plus Streaming™, Rovi’s adaptive streaming solution, which is being used to showcase the delivery of protected HEVC content to mobile devices. DivX Plus Streaming has been adopted by services around the globe to add advanced features, such as 5.1-channel surround sound, multi-language subtitles and audio tracks, to IP-delivered entertainment and is also part of a new generation of DivX solutions helping add to the 1 billion DivX device ecosystem.

As well as viewing Rovi’s end-to-end solution for HEVC, visitors to IBC can see live demonstrations of Rovi’s other solutions driving the advanced discovery and monetization of digital entertainment at Stand 5.A31, September 13-17, in Amsterdam. For an overview of Rovi activities during IBC and to access the latest show announcements, visit Rovi’s online press kit at http://www.rovicorp.com/dm/rovi-at-ibc2013.htm.

Expected to have a significant impact on video distribution and consumption, HEVC is designed to offer almost double the compression efficiency of H.264 and therefore reduce storage and bandwidth costs, as well as support higher resolutions such as 4K.

About Rovi Corporation
Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.

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All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words “will” or “is expected to,” or similar words that describe the Company’s or its management’s future plans, objectives, or goals, are “forward-looking statements” and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company’s most recent report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2013 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at http://www.sec.gov/). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

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Kinema-Junposha Selects Rovi DivX Video Service to Power Premium Entertainment Content Service in Japan

Companies Enable Seamless Delivery of Premium Movie Titles to Japanese Consumers Across a Wide Range of Connected Devices

Amsterdam, IBC, 9/12/2013 – Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq: ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, today announced that Kinema-Junposha.Co.Ltd has selected Rovi’s DivX Video Service™ to power Japan’s first DivX® premium online video store. Kinema-Junposha, one of Japan’s most distinguished entertainment publishing firms, will use Rovi’s end-to-end video solution to provide high-quality video services on a wide range of connected devices.

Building upon core DivX video streaming and download technologies, and DRM (digital rights management), as well as MainConcept® professional encoding tools, the DivX Video Service offers components for managing the entire video distribution chain from creation of video and enablement of secure delivery to multi-screen playback across PC, mobile and CE devices. These components help video services quickly scale services and offer consumers a high level of consistency, flexibility, and interoperability. The DivX Video Service includes Rovi’s DivX Plus Streaming™, enabling a “Blu-ray-like” experience in a streaming environment with support for 1080p high definition, multi-language subtitles and audio tracks, quick start, resume playback across devices, smooth fast-forward/rewind, and future support for High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265).

“By using Rovi’s DivX technologies, Kinema-Junposha is able to provide tremendous value by delivering an enriched experience to our customers,” said Katsuyuki Shimizu, president of Kinema Junposha. “Through Rovi’s technologies, we are able to expand our video distribution models and support a range of viewing options for our customers.”

“We are pleased to team with Kinema-Junposha and provide support for its new digital entertainment delivery service, which brings premium movie titles to consumers in Japan,” said Bob Shallow, SVP, product sales & marketing at Rovi. “Rovi is dedicated to providing high-quality solutions to enable our clients to deliver and display video and that set the stage for seamless integration of advanced technologies like HEVC and 4K. We look forward to continuing our collaboration with Kinema-Junposha to further fuel the market for advanced digital entertainment.”

Supporting a range of entertainment distribution models including digital downloads and connected-device streaming, DivX Video Service features studio-approved DivX® DRM (digital rights management). The DivX DRM includes a system of measures that authenticates content, users and devices in order to safeguard premium content, while at the same time providing consumers a flexible, multi-screen entertainment experience. The solution is also built to be capable of supporting the creation, secure delivery and playback of HEVC and 4K video across multiple screens. The DivX DRM solution, when used in DivX Plus Streaming, was also recently approved by the DECE (Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem consortium).

DivX Plus Streaming has been approved by studios and adopted by companies helping to drive over-the-top entertainment distribution. The advanced adaptive streaming format has gained the support of integrated circuit (IC) vendors including Broadcom, MediaTek, MStar, and Qualcomm, and has been selected to power video delivery for a range of online entertainment services.

Visitors to IBC in Amsterdam, September 13-17, can view live demonstrations of DivX Video Service along with Rovi’s complete range of solutions driving the advanced discovery, delivery, and monetization of digital entertainment at Rovi’s Stand 5.A31. Also on display at the show is Rovi’s end-to-end solution for HEVC.

About Kinema-Junposha.Co.Ltd
Kinema-Junposha provides high quality movies and information throughout Japan and contributes to entertainment fans through its movie related media including the movie magazine “Kinema Junpo” launched in 1919 and the history of movies web service “KINENOTE”.

About Rovi Corporation
Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.

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All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words “will” or “is expected to,” or similar words that describe the Company’s or its management’s future plans, objectives, or goals, are “forward-looking statements” and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company’s most recent report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2013 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at http://www.sec.gov/). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

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Top TV Manufacturer in China and Third Largest in the World Selects DivX Plus Streaming

Rovi’s Advanced Adaptive Streaming Format to Power High Quality Entertainment Experiences on TCL TVs Shipping Globally

Berlin, Germany, IFA 2013, 9/7/2013 – Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, today announced that it is collaborating with TCL, the number one LCD TV manufacturer in China and third largest in the world,* to integrate DivX Plus® HD and DivX Plus Streaming™ into its new range of TVs. The combination can enhance the consumer digital entertainment experience by enabling the high quality playback of protected premium content from any one of the many services around the globe that supports Rovi’s advanced adaptive streaming format.

“DivX Plus Streaming is an ideal complement to the cutting-edge feature set of our TVs,” said Stan Hu, Director of Overseas Product Planning Department in TCL. “Integrating support for DivX Plus Streaming is one of the ways we are continuing to anticipate and adapt to evolving consumer entertainment needs and serve the market with “truly smart” TVs that deliver premium entertainment experiences.”

DivX Plus Streaming brings a cutting-edge feature set to streaming media that is typically characteristic of the Blu-ray Disc consumer experience including enabling multi-language subtitles and audio tracks, trick-play track for smooth fast forward and rewind, chapter points for quick scene navigation, and resume playback across devices. In addition, to help eliminate buffering or the “spinning wheel”, DivX Plus Streaming includes Dynamic Resolution Scaling. Providing smooth and seamless transitions between different resolutions, Dynamic Resolution Scaling helps consumers enjoy quick start times and continuous play even in low or fluctuating bandwidth environments.

“Rovi is extremely pleased to be working with innovative manufacturers such as TCL, and support their objective of offering consumers feature-rich, high-quality playback of a range of entertainment content,” said Bob Shallow, senior vice president, Product Sales & Marketing at Rovi. “As a leading manufacturer of LCD TVs, we believe TCL’s selection of DivX® further validates our video technology and reinforces our shared dedication to deliver an advanced viewing experience.”

DivX Plus Streaming has gained the support of IC vendors, consumer electronics device manufacturers and studios. The advanced adaptive streaming format is also rapidly gaining the support of entertainment service providers on a worldwide basis. DivX Plus Streaming has been adopted by Dixons, Sainsbury’s and Media Markt in Europe, and selected by Mei-ah, a film production company in China that recently launched an on-demand entertainment offering for mobile users in collaboration with China Mobile (Hong Kong). Rovi anticipates announcing additional DivX Plus Streaming agreements with entertainment service providers before the end of the year.

Visitors to IFA in Berlin, September 6-11, can view live demonstrations of DivX Video Service with DivX Plus Streaming along with Rovi’s complete range of solutions driving the advanced discovery, delivery, and monetization of digital entertainment at Rovi’s Hall 25, Stand 151. Also on display at the show is Rovi’s end-to-end solution for High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265).

*Based on NPD Display Search report – June 2013 (Quarterly Advanced Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report.)

About TCL
Established in 1981, TCL Corporation is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances. TCL employs more than 60,000 people in over 80 operations, including 18 R&D centers, 20 manufacturing bases, and more than 40 sales offices around the world.

About Rovi Corporation
Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.

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All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words “will” or “is expected to,” or similar words that describe the Company’s or its management’s future plans, objectives, or goals, are “forward-looking statements” and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company’s most recent report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2013 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at http://www.sec.gov/). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

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World’s First TVs with DivX Plus Streaming Now Shipping from Toshiba

Range of Toshiba DTVs Now Providing Consumers in Europe Access to High Quality Entertainment Services Powered by Rovi’s Advanced Adaptive Streaming Format

Berlin, Germany, IFA 2013, 9/6/2013 – Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, today announced the availability of a range of Toshiba DTVs that use Rovi’s cutting-edge DivX Plus Streaming™ technology. In the UK, Toshiba DTVs are enabling consumers to enjoy a high-quality entertainment experience when using Dixon’s Retail’s KNOWHOW Movies, one of the many services around the globe now supporting Rovi’s advanced adaptive streaming format.

“Today, consumers in the UK are able to experience our advanced adaptive streaming solution first hand, which is a true testament to our success in rapidly taking DivX Plus Streaming from market adoption to consumer availability,” said Bob Shallow, SVP, Product Sales & Marketing at Rovi. “Thanks to our collaboration with leading IC and CE manufacturers, we are realizing our vision for delivering a better consumer streaming experience.”

DivX Plus Streaming brings a cutting-edge feature set to streaming media that is typically characteristic of the Blu-ray Disc consumer experience including enabling multi-language subtitles and audio tracks, trick-play track for smooth fast forward and rewind, chapter points for quick scene navigation, and resume playback across devices. In addition, to help eliminate buffering or the “spinning wheel”, DivX Plus Streaming includes Dynamic Resolution Scaling. Providing smooth and seamless transitions between different resolutions, Dynamic Resolution Scaling helps consumers enjoy quick start times and continuous play even in low or fluctuating bandwidth environments.

“We are pleased to expand our relationship with Rovi and collaborate with them to deliver a high quality entertainment experience to consumers,” said Glenn Zanoni, Senior Product Manager, Toshiba Information Systems (UK) Ltd. “Hollywood tested and UltraViolet approved, DivX Plus Streaming delivers an advanced entertainment experience that supports the range of purchase and use cases that consumers demand today.”

DivX Plus Streaming has been approved by studios and adopted by entertainment service providers helping to drive advanced digital entertainment distribution. The adaptive streaming format has gained the support of IC vendors, consumer electronics device manufacturers and studios. In addition to powering video delivery for KNOWHOW Movies, DivX Plus Streaming was selected to power services in China for STM, as well as Mei-Ah, a film production company that recently launched an on-demand entertainment offering for mobile users in collaboration with China Mobile.

DivX Plus Streaming is a component of DivX Video Service™, which offers a solution for powering the video distribution chain from creation of video and enablement of secure delivery, to multi-screen playback across PC, Mobile and CE devices. These components help video services quickly scale offerings and provide consumers a high level of consistency, flexibility, and interoperability. In addition to Rovi’s DivX Plus Streaming, DivX Video Service includes DRM (digital rights management), as well as MainConcept® professional encoding tools.

Visitors to IFA in Berlin, September 6-11, can view live demonstrations of DivX Video Service with DivX Plus Streaming along with Rovi’s complete range of solutions driving the advanced discovery, delivery, and monetization of digital entertainment at Rovi’s Hall 25, Stand 151. Also on display at the show is Rovi’s DivX® 10 Consumer software, the first to market application supporting DivX HEVC video, as well as additional components of Rovi’s end-to-end solution for High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265).

About Rovi Corporation
Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.

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All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words “will” or “is expected to,” or similar words that describe the Company’s or its management’s future plans, objectives, or goals, are “forward-looking statements” and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company’s most recent report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2013 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at http://www.sec.gov/). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

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Rovi Powers New Online Video Service from Leading Provider in China

STM Licenses DivX Video Service with DivX Plus Streaming to Enable Premium Entertainment Access at Internet Cafés

Berlin, Germany, IFA 2013, 9/6/2013 – Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, today announced STM Holdings Limited (STM) has chosen DivX Video Service™ to power its new video-on-demand service in China. As part of the licensing agreement STM will use DivX Plus Streaming™, Rovi’s advanced adaptive streaming format with DivX® DRM, as well as Rovi TotalCode, a professional quality video encoding solution. These solutions will initially be deployed to power a new STM service that will offer access to premium video entertainment in over 20,000 internet cafés in Greater China.

“As a company that already has a track record of supporting digital video services in the region, Rovi was a natural choice to support our efforts to provide digital entertainment access to millions of café visitors,” said Helfand Mao, EVP, Sales & Operations at STM. “DivX video technologies will not only enable us to securely deliver our entertainment libraries, but more importantly, also help power exceptional viewing quality.”

Building upon core DivX video streaming, download, and DRM (digital rights management) technologies, as well as MainConcept® professional encoding tools, the DivX Video Service offers components for managing the entire video distribution chain from creation of video and enablement of secure delivery to multi-screen playback across PC, Mobile and CE devices. These components help video services quickly scale services and offer consumers a high level of consistency, flexibility, and interoperability. The DivX Video Service includes Rovi’s DivX Plus Streaming, enabling a “Blu-ray-like” experience in a streaming environment with support for 1080p high definition, multi-language subtitles and audio tracks, quick start, resume playback across devices, smooth fast-forward/rewind, and future support for High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265).

“Our collaboration with STM is a showcase of the breadth and depth of Rovi technologies for enabling the digital entertainment value chain from content creation through consumption,” said Bob Shallow, SVP, Product Sales & Marketing at Rovi. “As the STM service highlights, Rovi technologies can provide an end-to-end solution and enable a variety of video distribution use cases.”

DivX Plus Streaming has been approved by studios and adopted by companies helping to drive over-the-top entertainment distribution. The advanced adaptive streaming format has gained the support of integrated circuit (IC) vendors including Broadcom, MediaTek, MStar, and Qualcomm, and has been selected to power video delivery for a range of online entertainment services. The DivX DRM solution, when used in DivX Plus Streaming, was also recently approved by the DECE (Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem consortium). With the approval, DivX Plus Streaming may be easily used by UltraViolet retailers to deliver a consistently high-quality over-the-top video streaming experience.

Visitors to IFA in Berlin, September 6-11, can view live demonstrations of DivX Plus Streaming along with Rovi’s complete range of solutions driving the advanced discovery, delivery, and monetization of digital entertainment at Rovi’s Stand 151 in Hall 25. Also on display at the show is Rovi’s end-to-end solution for High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265).

About STM
STM is a leading digital media entertainment service operator offering high-quality digital content with a cinema-like “home entertainment” experience through emerging new media channels such as Internet-café, O2O (Online-To-Offline) e-kiosk, smart-STB (Set-Top-Box), mobile devices and tablets. With a focus in greater China and Asia market, STM is partnering with leading international and local movies studios to securely deliver premium live and VOD digital content to Chinese consumers through an advanced technology platform (supporting HD, Ultra-HD & 3D content), at affordable prices, to even the remotest suburban and rural areas with limited bandwidth. To learn more about how STM is revolutionizing the digital experience of consumers, please visit www.stm-digital.com.

About Rovi Corporation
Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.

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All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words “will” or “is expected to,” or similar words that describe the Company’s or its management’s future plans, objectives, or goals, are “forward-looking statements” and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company’s most recent report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2013 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at http://www.sec.gov/). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

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Rovi Launches DivX 10

Innovative Consumer Software First to Enable the Creation and Playback of DivX HEVC

Berlin, Germany, IFA 2013, 9/5/2013 – Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, today unveiled DivX® 10, the first consumer software application to enable the free creation and playback of DivX video in the new High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265) standard. This innovative software application puts the power of HEVC – a standard expected to deliver up to double the compression of H.264 – into consumers’ hands for the first time with DivX. Rovi is demonstrating DivX 10 at IFA this week in Hall 25, Stand 151.

DivX 10 is the latest in a long line of DivX consumer software that collectively has been downloaded close to 1 billion times. Available via www.divx.com as a free download for Windows and Mac computers, DivX 10 lets consumers easily create DivX HEVC video up to 1080p for high quality playback across multiple screens, including personal computers, mobile phones and tablets, and consumer electronics (CE) devices.

“We believe DivX 10 is an application that will help fuel HEVC content availability and generate demand for playback support to be integrated into consumer electronics devices,” said Kanaan Jemili, senior vice president, product management, Rovi Corp. “A first of its kind, DivX 10 is one element of a broader DivX HEVC ecosystem spanning software, hardware, content and services that could help companies realize new cost savings and improve the video entertainment experience for consumers.”

DivX 10 enables consumers to play, create and stream the video formats that matter, including new HEVC video. Other features include:

New DivX HEVC profiles supported across DivX Converter, DivX Player and DivX Web Player
Real-time decoding of HEVC video up to 1080p on Intel Core i5
Encoding of HEVC HM11 video up to 1080p with AAC, MP3, or AC3 audio
Optimized playback with reverse/forward seek, pause, and play
Efficient HEVC streaming in the browser with DivX Web Player
Powerful MKV container to deliver subtitles, chapters, and compatibility with existing toolsets
High-quality DivX and MKV video for viewing on DivX supported computers and consumer electronics devices
Creation of MP4 video for playback on iOS
Available in 11 languages, including new support for Italian, Korean and Russian
DivX 10 is part of a significant effort by Rovi to accelerate HEVC adoption across the video industry. In early 2013, Rovi rolled out an HEVC Development Program to allow companies to take advantage of the latest compression standard to reduce costs and deliver optimized viewing experiences even in bandwidth constrained environments. During IFA, Rovi is showcasing its end-to-end HEVC solution line that, in addition to DivX 10, includes new MainConcept® encoding SDKs for professional content creators; the DivX Video Service™ with proven DivX DRM for protected HEVC content delivery across multiple screens, and an extension to its DivX Certification® program that allows integrated circuit (IC) and CE device customers to quickly bring to market mobile and consumer electronics products that support high-quality HEVC playback.

About Rovi Corporation
Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.

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All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words “will” or “is expected to,” or similar words that describe the Company’s or its management’s future plans, objectives, or goals, are “forward-looking statements” and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company’s most recent report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2013 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at http://www.sec.gov/). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

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Rovi and Freescale Semiconductor Unveil Android Integrated Circuit Chipset Certified for DivX Plus Streaming

Chipset Will Enable Android-based Mobile Devices and Digital TV Products

Santa Clara, Calif. – 7/11/2013 – Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, today announced that Freescale® Semiconductor is releasing an Android™ chipset certified for DivX Plus Streaming™. The Freescale i.MX 6Quad applications processor with Android Integrated Circuit (IC) is designed for use in a broad range of consumer electronics (CE) products running the Android operating system and provides a path for the secure over-the-top delivery of HD content.

“IC Certification is a vital early component of the DivX® ecosystem, and Freescale’s certified Android chipset marks a significant milestone in the adoption of DivX Plus Streaming as a premier streaming solution,” said Bob Shallow, SVP, Product Sales & Marketing at Rovi. “Streaming is an increasingly significant feature in the consumer electronics arena, and we are pleased that the next generation of connected devices will enable DivX Plus Streaming across a variety of platforms and devices.”

Through support of DivX Plus Streaming, Freescale will help enable its customers to deliver a consistent, high-quality experience across multiple devices. DivX Plus Streaming brings a cutting-edge feature set to streaming media including support for 5.1-channel surround sound, multi-language subtitles and audio tracks, trick-play track for smooth fast forward and rewind, chapter points for quick scene navigation, and resume playback across devices. In addition, to help eliminate buffering or the “spinning wheel”, DivX Plus Streaming includes Dynamic Resolution Scaling. Providing smooth and seamless transitions between different resolutions, Dynamic Resolution Scaling helps ensure consumers enjoy quick start times and continuous play even in low or fluctuating bandwidth environments.

“Freescale is delighted to deliver an Android chipset supporting DivX Plus Streaming,” said Ken Obuszewski, Freescale’s director of business development for consumer, industrial and automotive microprocessors at Freescale . “By achieving this level of certification, we believe we are addressing an industry-wide need for chip-level support of advanced entertainment services.”

DivX Plus Streaming helps content service providers address the challenge of delivering a consistently high-quality experience across a vast multi-screen and platform device ecosystem. The advanced adaptive streaming format has been approved by studios and adopted by companies helping fuel over-the-top entertainment distribution. DivX Plus Streaming has gained the support of the IC vendors and has been selected to power video delivery for UK-based Dixons Retail’s KNOWHOW Movies, German retailer Media Markt’s Videodownloadshop, and a Mei-Ah and China Mobile powered services that provides 4G LTE and 3G service subscribers instant access on their Android mobile devices to on-demand, catch-up TV. The DivX DRM (digital rights management) solution, as used with DivX Plus Streaming, was also recently approved by the DECE (Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem consortium).

About Rovi Corporation
Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.

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All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words “will” or “is expected to,” or similar words that describe the Company’s or its management’s future plans, objectives, or goals, are “forward-looking statements” and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company’s most recent report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2013 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at http://www.sec.gov/). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

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Rovi and Broadcom to Enable HEVC Playback Across Multiple Screens

Companies Work Together to Enable the Secure Delivery and Multi-Screen Playback of High Quality Entertainment Based on the Latest Compression Technology

SANTA CLARA, Calif., and WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Cable Show 2013), 6/10/2013 – Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, today announced it is working with Broadcom to enable device manufacturers and service providers to utilize the benefits of High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC/H.265) to deliver an enhanced entertainment experience. Rovi is planning to drive 4K content creation and, through its DivX® HEVC Certification Program, the market availability of compatible devices. Broadcom plans to support the playback of DivX HEVC streaming and downloadable content in the company’s recently announced BCM7445, an Ultra High Definition (UltraHD) home gateway chip. UltraHD quadruples the resolution of today’s 1080p HDTV displays and HEVC provides the necessary efficiencies to reduce the bandwidth required by up to 40% as compared to the previous H.264 standard.

“We believe HEVC is set to redefine video experiences in the living room and across a multi-screen ecosystem,” said Simon Adams, SVP, Sales and Marketing, Consumer Electronics, Rovi Corporation. “Our DivX HEVC solution will connect Broadcom’s HEVC-enabled technologies to help fuel higher quality video resolutions in those solutions.”

“Broadcom is working with Rovi to set the stage for the delivery of 4K content to UltraHD TVs in the home,” said Richard Nelson, Broadcom’s Senior Vice President of Marketing, Broadband Communication Group. “We are also positioning our customers to leverage HEVC’s bandwidth-saving capabilities to deliver more content at lower bandwidths without sacrificing picture quality, or deliver higher quality video without incurring more bandwidth costs.”

Earlier this year, Rovi rolled out the HEVC Development Program designed to allow companies participating in the digital video value chain to utilize the latest compression standard to reduce storage and bandwidth costs and deliver optimized, high-quality viewing experiences for consumers even in bandwidth-constrained environments. Rovi’s end-to-end solution comprises new MainConcept® encoding SDKs for professional content creators; the DivX Video Service™ with proven DivX DRM for protected content delivery for service providers, mobile operators and content retailers across multi-screen devices; DivX software tools for PC-based creation and playback, and an extension to the DivX Certification program to allow IC and OEM customers to quickly bring to market mobile and consumer electronics products that support high-quality HEVC playback.

Broadcom’s BCM7445 enables TV manufacturers to bring UltraHD TV to market with the performance and picture quality needed for the evolution in multi-screen connected home entertainment. Based on 28nm process technology, the BCM7445 features the new 21,000 DMIP CPU, four 1080p30 real-time transcoders and HEVC compression that delivers resolution up to 4096x2160p60. The encoding solutions are capable of simultaneously delivering four transcoded HD video streams over IP for content on any screen and enabling UltraHD (4Kx2K resolution) TV into the home for dramatically improved picture quality on big screens.

Rovi will be showcasing HEVC solutions at stand 3007 during The Cable Show, June 10-12, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

About Rovi Corporation
Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.

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All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words “will” or “is expected to,” or similar words that describe the Company’s or its management’s future plans, objectives, or goals, are “forward-looking statements” and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company’s most recent report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2013 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at http://www.sec.gov/). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

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Toshiba and Rovi Team to Launch World’s First TVs Certified for DivX Plus Streaming

Will Enable the Advanced Adaptive Streaming of Premium Entertainment from Digital Storefronts and Service Providers

Santa Clara, Calif. – 5/7/2013 – Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, today announced that Toshiba Corporation is launching a range of DTVs Certified for DivX Plus Streaming™. The latest agreement will help increase the reach of Rovi’s advanced adaptive streaming format and enable Toshiba DTVs to support high-quality entertainment services from over-the-top providers such as KNOWHOW Movies by Dixons Retail in the UK.

DivX Plus Streaming brings a cutting-edge feature set to streaming media that is typically characteristic of the Blu-ray Disc consumer experience such as multi-language subtitles and audio tracks, trick-play track for smooth fast forward and rewind, chapter points for quick scene navigation, and resume playback across devices. In addition, to help eliminate buffering or the “spinning wheel”, DivX Plus Streaming includes Dynamic Resolution Scaling. Providing smooth and seamless transitions between different resolutions, Dynamic Resolution Scaling helps ensure consumers enjoy quick start times and continuous play even in low or fluctuating bandwidth environments.

“We are pleased to continue our relationship with Rovi and integrate DivX Plus Streaming to add to the high-quality viewing experiences that we offer,” said Takahiro Uchida, Deputy Senior Manager, TV Products Dept., Products Management Div., Toshiba Corporation Digital Products & Services Company. “By integrating services such as KNOWHOW Movies with DivX Plus Streaming and enabling entertainment experiences that are flexible, convenient, and feature rich, we are providing even greater value to our customers.”

KNOWHOW movies is powered by Rovi Entertainment Store, a technology solution that includes white-label storefront and playback client SDKs, cloud services, as well as content licensing, management, and marketing services. Rovi Entertainment Store, which is helping a range of retailers, service providers, CE manufacturers, content owners, and PC OEMs to drive revenue from over-the-top (OTT) storefronts and cloud-based entertainment, has adopted DivX Plus Streaming as its preferred method of content delivery.

DivX Plus Streaming has been approved by studios and adopted by companies helping fuel over-the-top entertainment distribution. The advanced adaptive streaming format has gained the support of IC vendors including Broadcom, MediaTek, and MStar, and has been selected to power video delivery for UK-based Dixons Retail’s KNOWHOW Movies, German retailer Media Markt’s Videodownloadshop, and Mei-Ah and China Mobile powered services that provides 4G LTE and 3G service subscribers instant access on their Android mobile devices to on-demand, catch-up TV. The DivX® DRM (digital rights management) solution, as used with DivX Plus Streaming, was also recently approved by the DECE (Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem consortium) for use in the UltraViolet ecosystem.

“Our collaboration with Toshiba results in new products for consumers that provide optimized, high-quality playback of streaming entertainment in the living room,” said Simon Adams, SVP, Sales and Marketing, Consumer Electronics, Rovi Corporation. “This product launch extends our long-standing relationship with Toshiba and adds to the growing industry support we are receiving for DivX Plus Streaming.”

Toshiba’s DTVs Certified for DivX Plus Streaming with KNOWHOW Movies is expected to be available to consumers later this quarter in the UK.

About Rovi Corporation
Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.

Forward Looking Statements
All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words “will” or “is expected to,” or similar words that describe the Company’s or its management’s future plans, objectives, or goals, are “forward-looking statements” and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company’s most recent report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2013 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at http://www.sec.gov/). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.