Macrovision Closes Acquisition of All Media Guide Holdings, Inc.
Macrovision® Corporation (NASDAQ: MVSN) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of All Media Guide Holdings, Inc. (AMG). AMG is one of the world’s largest providers of information databases and metadata for entertainment products (music, movies, and games) as well as solutions that support the recognition, discovery and management of digital media.
The acquisition extends Macrovision’s solutions for the enhancement and distribution of digital content by empowering consumers to discover, acquire, manage and enjoy digital media. The combined solutions offer consumer electronics device manufacturers the ability to better manage media while putting information about millions of movies, videos and songs within the easy reach of consumers.
With AMG’s comprehensive data, Macrovision will continue to enable content providers, including Hollywood studios, with the ability to easily monetize digital media by making content identification, navigation, recommendation and enjoyment simpler for consumers.
The Macrovision - AMG team will continue to support its current customers, including industry leading brick and mortar retailers, internet retailers and portals, and consumer electronic manufacturers.
Macrovision provides a broad set of solutions that enable businesses to protect, enhance and distribute their digital goods to consumers across multiple channels. Macrovision solutions are deployed by companies in the entertainment, consumer electronics, gaming, software, information publishing and corporate IT markets to solve industry-specific challenges and bring greater value to their customers. Macrovision holds approximately 270 issued or pending United States patents and more than 1,200 issued or pending international patents, and continues to increase its patent portfolio with new and innovative technologies in related fields. Macrovision is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, U.S.A. with other offices across the United States and around the world. More information about Macrovision can be found at www.macrovision.com.
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This press release may contain “forward-looking” statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the financial impact of the transaction described herein. A number of factors could cause Macrovision’s actual results to differ from anticipated results expressed in such forward-looking statements. Such factors are addressed in Macrovision’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2006, which is on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (available at http://www.sec.gov/). Macrovision assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
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