Sharp, TiVo extend interactive programme guide deal | Major Businesses | Business
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Aiming to further power content discovery across entertainment devices and to continue delivering one of the industry's most advanced interactive programme guides to its viewers throughout Japan, Sharp has renewed its technology deal with TiVo.

tivo 14 feb 2018The extension will see Sharp further utilise TiVo's G-Guide HTML across its 4K smart TVs and Ultra HD Blu-ray recorders in Japan, TiVo's G-Guide xD app and remote schedule recording service for its Blu-ray recorders. Sharp Corporation has also signed an expanded multi-year licence to TiVo's patent portfolios enabling Sharp to build customisable content discovery services across its devices.

"Today's renewal with Sharp is a testament to TiVo's customer commitment to their current and future business goals through our technological innovations and the importance of search and discovery for entertainment lovers around the world," said Michael Hawkey, senior vice president and general manager, user experience, TiVo. "TiVo continues to meet the needs of customers worldwide and is recognised for delivering visually-rich, interactive programme guides across devices and platforms that feature streamlined user interfaces and search capabilities."