BOSTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zenverge Inc., a leading developer of Advanced Content Networking ICs, and TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), the creator of and a leader in advanced television services including digital video recorders (DVRs), announced TiVo® Stream, a revolutionary product enabling streaming to tablets and smartphones with the same rich TV viewing experience TiVo customers know and love.
Based on the industry leading Zenverge TransAll ™ Transcode engine, TiVo Stream will allow a viewer to seamlessly stream or download multiple live or recorded shows from a TiVo Premiere DVR to multiple devices like iPads or iPhones simultaneously. Its unique fast side-load capability is a critical element of a true on-demand experience and allows users to quickly download favorite shows to their tablets for later viewing.
This product takes advantage of the Zenverge TransFormat™, TransRate™, and TransScale™ functions to convert broadcast content into the format supported by tablets and smartphones. TransZip™ allows side-loading DVR content at a high speed into mobile devices for sync-n-go. Lastly, TransCrypt™ ensures that live and DVR content can be securely distributed in the home.
"Cable MSOs are keen to extend the whole home experience beyond the TV to include mobile devices," said TiVo's David Sandford, Vice President and General Manager, Service Provider Business. "Using the unprecedented quad HD transcoding capabilities of the Zenverge ZN200, we are bringing the unique TiVo experience that consumers love to the mobile screens.""We're excited to work with TiVo on extending their premium TV viewing experience to second screens as they pioneer yet another blockbuster entertainment product following their success with the DVR," said Zenverge's Raghu Rao, Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development. " TiVo Stream will enable service providers using TiVo's innovative advanced TV solutions to create a compelling anywhere, anytime, any device experience for their customers." Zenverge's Advanced Content Networking ICs are the preferred transcoding solution for operators and box manufacturers for devices such as Gateways, DVRs, and IP/Broadcast streaming adapters.