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Rovi expands relationship with Nuance to advance voice-activated guidance

Rovi Corp. (NASDAQ: ROVI) said it and Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) have expanded their relationship in the area of voice activated guidance and content discovery applications for digital entertainment customers across the globe.

Nuance has signed a multi-year data licensing agreement for Rovi Video and Rovi Music and plans to integrate Rovi´s rich entertainment data for multiple countries with Nuance´s Dragon TV as well as Nuance´s broad mobile voice and language understanding platforms shipping on hundreds ofms of devices, including televisions, PCs, tablets and mobile devices.

With this agreement, Rovi and Nuance are paving the way for service providers, consumer electronics manufacturers, PC vendors, and portal customers to quickly and easily create advanced and innovative services and solutions that access Rovi-indexed data on TV shows, movies, and music via voice.

Nuance Communications is a provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. For more information, visit

Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetisation of digital entertainment. 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


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