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PRNewswire: Liberate and TiVo Partner to Offer Interactive TV Services on Open Linux-based Platform

“Liberate Technologies…and TiVo…announced that they have
signed a definitive licensing agreement to incorporate Liberate’s
TV Navigator(TM) on future versions of TiVo’s Personal TV reference
platform….”

“AOL looks forward to a partnership with TiVo where AOL will
enhance AOLTV by incorporating Tivo’s best of breed Digital Video
Recording (DVR) features with future versions of AOLTV,” said Barry
Schuler, president, AOL Interactive Services. “TiVo’s decision to
partner with Liberate to integrate Liberate’s TV Navigator software
to the TiVo open Linux platform is fundamental to our efforts to
enable these features.”

TiVo’s technology is built on the “open source” Linux
operating system and is currently licensed royalty free to
manufacturers who want to deliver TiVo’s Personal TV Service.

The partnership between Liberate and TiVo will enable network
operators to deliver multiple services — including interactive TV
and TiVo’s service — to subscribers.”


Press Release