SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/12/13 -- TiVo Inc., a leader in advanced television services and the creator of digital video recorders (DVRs), announced today that the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded the 2012-2013 Emmy Award for Technical and Engineering Achievement for Personalized Recommendation Engines for Video Discovery to TiVo.
The Emmy honors the interactive TV and whole-home experience that users will find with their TiVo® Premiere DVR, TiVo Mini and TiVo Stream. TiVo is a digital platform for interactive TV that delivers a superior TV user experience allowing consumers to search the best of live TV and the Web, coordinate TV viewing between multiple digital screens, and access interactive content related to what you're viewing. TiVo also conveniently categorizes "Emmy Award Winners" in their renowned collections to make it quick and easy to find, record, download or stream Emmy winning shows from any year -- something no other cable DVR or set top box can do.
"At TiVo, we don't innovate to win awards -- we do it because we love television and believe that consumers deserve a better experience," said Margret Schmidt, Vice President of Design & Engineering, Chief Design Officer at TiVo Inc. "We are thrilled to win an Emmy for the TiVo Premiere and consider it further validation of the incredible work so many people at TiVo have put into creating the best interactive TV and whole-home experience on the market today."
"We congratulate TiVo on being recognized as one of the select few to be honored with the Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering for 2013," said Malachy Wienges, the Chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. "The National Awards Committee's Engineering Achievement Committee seeks out the best technology to give viewers the ultimate television experience and, this year, we are happy to see TiVo among our distinguished honorees."
This award is TiVo's 4th Emmy Award since it was founded in 1997.
•2001 Emmy Award for Pioneering the Development of Personalized In-home Digital Video Recorder (DVR) and accompanying personal television service (Jim Barton and Mike Ramsay, co-founders, TiVo Inc.) •2006 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Television (TiVo Service) •2007 Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for Outstanding Innovation and Achievement in Advanced Media Technology (TiVo Interactive Advertising Platform) •2013 Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for Personalized Recommendation Engines for Video Discovery (TiVo Interactive TV and Whole-Home Experience)
The Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards will be presented at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on Thursday, January 9, 2014, in Las Vegas.
About TiVo Inc.
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. More information at: www.TiVo.com.
TiVo and the TiVo logo are registered trademarks of TiVo Inc. and its subsidiaries. Emmy is the trademarked property of The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
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