Company overview: Rovi Solutions Corporation provides solutions that enable businesses to protect, enhance, and distribute their digital goods to consumers across multiple channels in the United States and internationally. Its technologies are deployed by companies in the entertainment, consumer electronics, cable and satellite, and online distribution markets. The company provides connected middleware; metadata on music, games, movies, and television programming; media recognition; and operates entertainment portal, allmusic.com. It also offers anti-piracy and content protection technologies and services, digital rights management products and technologies, embedded licensing technologies, usage monitoring tools for enterprises, and a host of related technologies and services from software installation and updating to back-office license entitlement management. In addition, Rovi markets its Rights products, which enable the sale and security of digital goods and services, such as text, audio, video, streaming media, games, and applications. The company was founded in 1983. Rovi was formerly known as Macrovision Solutions Corporation. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.