Xperi Expands Vewd OpX For TV Operators

Xperi Holding Corp. announced today at IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12) the launch of Vewd OpX for Android TV Operator Tier. With this version, Vewd OpX — a cloud-managed, operator-grade set-top box (STB) experience that integrates pay TV services with OTT content — is made available as a custom launcher and TV app for […]

Xperi Acquires CTV Software Firm Vewd For $109 Million

TiVo parent company Xperi Holding Corp. said it acquired Vewd Software Holdings Ltd. for $109 million in cash and debt, a move designed to bolster TiVo as a smart TV middleware provider at a time when connected-TV viewing is growing. Vewd software has shipped on some 450 million connected-TV devices.

TiVo Aims To Bridge CTV And Linear For Marketers

TiVo parent Xperi has said it expects connected TV and TiVo to bolster its growth in 2022, and during the upfronts the company is sending the message that it can bridge the gap of CTV and linear worlds for marketers.

Q&A WITH JON KIRCHNER

Xperi’s Kirchner Finds TiVo Synergies

A little over a year ago, TiVo, one of the bigger technology brands in the video business, announced plans to separate its products business from its more litigious intellectual property operation. But very suddenly, former CEO Dan Shull pivoted, leading the company into a $3 billion merger with Xperi, a technology better known for things like car audio. Jon Kirchner, the executive leading the combined company talks about the synergies and the plan behind the corporate marriage.

TiVo Buyer Xperi Gets Takeover Bid

Tossing a possible monkey wrench into its proposed merger with TiVo, Xperi Corp. says it has received an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Metis Ventures to acquire the outstanding equity of Xperi for $23.30 per share in cash, or about $1.16 billion. Metis Ventures said the offer represents a 33% premium to the 30-day trading average of Xperi shares prior to its proposed offer, and an 11% premium to Xperi shares as of Dec. 18, 2019, the last trading day prior to the announcement of the Xperi-TiVo merger.

TiVo To Merge With Xperi In $3B Deal

TiVo has scrapped plans to split itself into two separate companies, and instead announced a $3 billion merger with Xperi, a company that sells audio, imaging and computing technology products.

Three Tech Companies Join NAB’s Pilot Iniative