SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2013) - TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in advanced television services and the creator of digital video recorders (DVRs), today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its latest innovations, both the TiVo Roamio™ Pro DVR in the Home Audio-Video Components category, and the TiVo App for iOS in the Software & Mobile Apps category. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories.
TiVo® Roamio Pro
The watch-anything, go-anywhere TV solution. The TiVo Roamio Pro gives you the power to watch any show, anywhere, anytime. Stream shows directly to your iPad® or iPhone® to watch around the house, or even take your shows to go. Plus, you no longer need to switch inputs to access all the cool stuff happening on the web. The powerful TiVo Roamio Pro serves up TV and entertainment apps from a single menu, with one remote. Built with the one-of-a-kind features that make TiVo users passionately loyal, the powerful Roamio Pro records six shows at once and up to 450 hours of HD programming.
TiVo Smartphone and Tablet App for iOS
The TiVo App is a groundbreaking way to use your TiVo DVR -- whether you are at home or remembering to record your favorite show at work or even streaming shows from a hotel in Denmark. Browse and schedule recordings from wherever you happen to be. With a Roamio Plus or Pro, you can even stream your shows around the house or load them up and take them to go.
"Being honored with the CES Innovations award for two of our latest TiVo innovations is a great honor," said Jim Denney, Vice President, Product Marketing at TiVo. "We developed the TiVo Roamio Pro, as well as the complete TiVo Roamio family (TiVo Roamio Pro, TiVo Roamio Plus, TiVo Roamio), to create the ultimate entertainment experience -- from anywhere in the home or anywhere in the world -- for our loyal users and are thrilled to be recognized for this achievement. Paired with the TiVo App, TiVo users can have access to the best TV experience available."
The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the producer of the International CES, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology, and have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.
The TiVo Roamio Pro DVR will be displayed in The Venetian at the 2014 International CES, which runs January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Honorees will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Media Event of the International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 5 in South Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.
The Innovations entries are judged based on the following criteria:
- Engineering qualities, based on technical specs and materials used
- Aesthetic and design qualities, using photos provided
- The product's intended use/function and user value
- Why the product deserves the Innovations award, including specifics regarding its unique/novel features and features that consumers would find attractive
- How the design and innovation of this product directly compare to other products in the market place
Products chosen as an Innovations honoree reflect innovative design and engineering of the entries. Examples may include the first time various technologies are combined in a single product or dramatic enhancements to previous product designs.
Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on CESweb.org/Innovations, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.
Founded in 1997, TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) developed the first commercially available digital video recorder (DVR). Today TiVo is a global leader in advanced television service for virtually any platform or device. TiVo offers its service directly to consumers, and 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. 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 www.tivo.com.
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