TiVo And Roxio Bring TiVoToGo To The Mac Platform
Toast 8 Titanium Extends TiVo Service Capabilities for the Mac, Allowing Subscribers to Enjoy Their Favorite Shows On Their Mac, On DVD, and On-The-Go
LAS VEGAS, NV — January 8, 2007 — TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVRs), in partnership with Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC), the leaders in digital media software announced today the highly anticipated availability of TiVoToGo™ for the Macintosh platform. Through Toast® 8 Titanium, Roxio’s industry-leading Mac disc burning software, TiVo subscribers with broadband connected TiVo® Series2™ DVRs will now be able to transfer their recorded shows to watch on their Mac, burn to a DVD, and enjoy on portable devices such as iPod® or PSP™.
“The demand for TiVoToGo continues to grow rapidly, especially as the use of mobile devices for viewing video becomes more pervasive. Now, through our joint alliance with Roxio, we are able to answer that strong demand by delivering TiVoToGo to the Mac platform,” said TiVo’s vice president of product marketing, Jim Denney. “By extending this capability to the passionate Mac community, TiVo continues to support our idea that ”It’s not TiVo, unless it’s a TiVo"’
“We are proud to be the exclusive provider of TiVoToGo on the Mac, which continues our rich history of enabling ’firsts’ and ’onlys’ for the Mac platform,” said Adam Fingerman, director of product management, Roxio. “Toast pioneered disc burning on the Mac, and TiVo revolutionized the way people watch TV, so we are thrilled to combine these strengths to provide new entertainment options for the Mac community.”
The TiVo service with the exclusive TiVoToGo feature provides subscribers with the easiest way to place-shift their favorite television programs from their TiVo box to their computer so that they can watch what they want to watch, when they want to watch it, and wherever they go.
Roxio is the official provider of TiVoToGo for the Mac through Toast 8 Titanium, the standard for Mac disc burning. Toast 8 makes it easy to transfer shows from your TiVo DVR to your Mac, either one episode at a time or automatically as soon as the TiVo DVR has recorded them. Extending the TiVoToGo experience further, Toast 8 allows users to view shows on the Mac in windowed or full-screen mode, archive their programs to CD, DVD or Blu-ray Disc, burn programs to standard DVD, or enjoy on an iPod or PSP or other mobile devices.
For more information about TiVoToGo for the Mac OS visit www.tivo.com/mactivotogo. The suggested retail price is $99.99. Owners of previous versions may be eligible for special upgrade offers from Roxio.com or for in-box rebates. T oast 8 Titanium is available now for direct purchase and download from Roxio at www.roxio.com, and will be widely available from retailers and retail outlets later this month.
To celebrate the arrival of TiVoToGo for the Mac OS, courtesy of TiVo, customers who purchase Toast 8 Titanium either at Macworld Expo booth #314 or through www.roxio.com/macworld can receive a FREE TiVo Glo remote, a $49.99 value. This offer is for a limited time while supplies last.
Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions, develops and markets the best-selling digital media software in the world. Roxio offers award-winning software products for CD/DVD burning, photo editing and video editing and has an installed base of over 350 million users. Roxio distributes its products globally through strategic partnerships with major hardware manufacturers, through leading retailers, through Internet partnerships and through direct sales at www.roxio.com . Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC ; http://www.sonic.com ) is the leader in digital media software and provides a broad range of software tools and applications for creative professionals, business and home users, and technology partners. Sonic’s products range from professional DVD authoring systems and interactive content delivery technologies that are used to produce the majority of Hollywood movies released on DVD to the award-winning Roxio- and Sonic-branded CD and DVD creation, playback and backup applications that have become the premier solutions for consumers and business users worldwide. Sonic’s AuthorScript is the de facto standard for CD and DVD burning and formatting and has been licensed by major software and hardware manufacturers, including Adobe, Broadcom, Microsoft, Scientific-Atlanta, Sony, and many others. Sonic Solutions is headquartered in Marin County, California
Sonic, the Sonic logo, Sonic Solutions, Roxio, and Toast, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sonic Solutions or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. All other company or product names are trademarks of their respective owners and, in some cases, are used by Sonic Solutions under license. Specifications, pricing and delivery schedules are subject to change without notice.
About TiVo Inc.
Founded in 1997, TiVo (NASDAQ: TIVO) pioneered a brand new category of products with the development of the first commercially available digital video recorder (DVR). Sold through leading consumer electronic retailers, TiVo has developed a brand which resonates boldly with consumers as providing a superior television experience. Through agreements with leading satellite and cable providers, TiVo also integrates its full set of DVR service features into the set-top boxes of mass distributors. TiVo’s DVR functionality and ease of use, with such features as Season Pass™ recordings and WishList® searches and TiVo KidZone, has elevated its popularity among consumers and has created a whole new way for viewers to watch television. With a continued investment in its patented technologies, TiVo is revolutionizing the way consumers watch and access home entertainment. Rapidly becoming the focal point of the digital living room, TiVo’s DVR is at the center of experiencing new forms of content on the TV, such as broadband delivered video, music and photos. With innovative features, such as TiVoToGo™ transfers and online scheduling, TiVo is expanding the notion of consumers experiencing “TiVo, TV your way.®” The TiVo® service is also at the forefront of providing innovative marketing solutions for the television industry, including a unique platform for advertisers and audience measurement research. The company is based in Alviso, Calif.
TiVo, TiVoCast, ’TiVo, TV your way.’ Season Pass, WishList, TiVoToGo, Series2, Series3 and the TiVo Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of TiVo Inc. and its subsidiaries worldwide. © 2006 TiVo Inc. All rights reserved.
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