VIZIO Licenses Technology From Dolby, Rovi

Irvine-based consumer electronics maker VIZIO has renewed two patent and technology licensing deals it has with Dolby and Rovi Corporation. The two, separate agreements and announcements, cover use of technology in VIZIO's line of products. No financial details of the licenses were announced. In the Dobly deal, Dolby said that VIZIO has licensed its Dolby AC-4 standard for use in televisions for next generation broadcast systems and streaming Internet content. In the Rovi patent deal, Rovi said that Rovi and VIZIO had renewed a multi-year patent license to extend use of Rovi's patent portfolio in its products.