tivo Stories January 11

Ahead of CES 2019, TiVo was one of the latest big names to be in talks for work with Android TV. At the show, I was able to stop by TiVo’s suite and take a look at what the company is doing with Google’s increasingly popular platform. Here’s how Android TV looks with the new TiVo platform.

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tivo Stories December 19, 2018

Android TV has seen a ton of expansion in the past year or so, and a large part of that growth has come from corporate sources. This week, an FCC filing strongly hints that Tivo is prepping an Android TV device of some sort, and the timing suggests it could arrive at CES 2019.

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tivo Stories September 30, 2014

Today, TiVo announced an update for its Android app that adds streaming support for live and recorded TV shows. This brings the Android application up to speed with its iOS counterpart, which received this functionality nearly a year ago. Compatible with most mobile gadgets running Jelly Bean or later, this software won’t work with Intel’s chips.

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tivo Stories April 30, 2012

Google Chrome’s Matt Frost will give keynote at Streaming Media East 2012

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StreamingMedia.com just announced that Google Chrome’s Senior Business Product Manager Matt Frost would give a keynote speech during the 15th annual Streaming Media East conference in New York, which is occurring between May 15 and May 16 at the Hilton. Frost’s presentation will discuss device, operating system, and browser deviation and how it impacts the video-sphere, as well as what producers can do to establish a uniform user-experience. The press release elaborated:

Frost’s keynote will also cover Google’s direction for online media technology and he will address audience questions in a Q&A session after the keynote.

The annual event is also offering presentations by over 100 industry executives including: Google TV, YouTube, Samsung, Roku, EPIX, Boxee, EVO, TiVo, HBO, MTV Networks, Starz Media, AOL Video, CBS Interactive, Hearst Interactive Media, and more.

(Press release)

tivo Stories January 6, 2012

TiVo and non-TiVo customers can now experience DVR on their Android-powered devices with the first—and free—TiVo application. Vice President of TiVo User Experience Margret Schmidt tweeted the release of the new app early Jan. 6.

“You can search, browse, discover and share without ever interrupting the show you’re watching,” announced the app’s description on the Android Market. “Quickly surface new content, view guides, schedule and manage recordings, get recommendations, or dig deeper into a particular actor’s entire resume—all using intuitive, gesture-based interaction.”

The app features many options, including: access to the channel guide and ability to record shows without exiting a running program; advanced screening of shows 14 days early; management and scheduling preferences for recordings; and, access to TV, Netflix, Amazon, and Blockbuster streaming content in an integrated view…

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