TiVo and Nero Partner to Deliver the TV Experience to the Personal Computer

Nov 28, 2007, 00:00 ET from TiVo Inc.

    KARLSBAD, Germany and ALVISO, Calif., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
 Nero, leaders in digital media technology, and TiVo Inc. (Nasdaq:   TIVO),
 the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video
 recorders (DVRs), today announced that they have entered into an agreement
 to further enable the connected digital home by integrating TiVo's
 television user experience with Nero's next generation of PC software.
     "The partnership with TiVo extends the TV experience for the connected
 digital home, enabling easy access anytime, anywhere to the most extensive
 TV content," said Richard Lesser, CEO, Nero AG. "Our core technology
 enables the creation of new categories in consumer electronics, changing
 the way that users interact with both hardware and software. Our proven
 technology adds media functionality to the world's leading consumer
 electronics, personal computing and software products."
     Under the agreement, Nero will develop a software solution that will
 bring TiVo features to the personal computer. Capitalizing on the growing
 PC TV tuner market, it will answer the consumer demand for a trusted
 PC-based DVR experience for use with the estimated 50.8 million PC TV
 tuners that will be sold worldwide by 2011, according to In-Stat research
 report published in April 2007.
     "This agreement provides TiVo with an opportunity to deliver its
 interface and differentiated feature set globally via the PC, enabling TiVo
 to use all avenues of mass distribution -- from consumer electronics, to
 cable and satellite boxes and soon, the PC," said Tom Rogers, President and
 CEO, TiVo. "We are thrilled to work with Nero, a highly successful leader
 in software solutions for the PC who has the ability to develop a
 state-of-the-art program centered on the TiVo platform that will bring the
 same personalized entertainment experience to domestic and international
 consumers on their personal computers."
     About Nero
     Nero is a global leader in digital media technology that allows the
 creation and distribution of content between people, devices and locations
 for the personal computer, consumer electronics, and mobile industries.
 Over 240 million units of Nero's award-winning software solutions have been
 distributed globally and are widely used in the home, on the go and
     Nero distributes products globally through hardware manufacturers,
 international partners, retailers, and directly through
 http://www.nero.com. Nero AG is headquartered in Karlsbad, Germany and
 serves the world with regional offices in Karlsbad, Germany (EMEA);
 Glendale, California, USA (Americas); Yokohama, Japan (APAC); and Hangzhou,
 China (China).
     About TiVo Inc.
     Founded in 1997, TiVo (Nasdaq:   TIVO) pioneered a brand new category of
 products with the development of the first commercially available digital
 video recorder (DVR). Sold through leading consumer electronic retailers
 and other distributors, TiVo has developed a brand which resonates boldly
 with consumers as providing a superior television experience. Through
 agreements with leading satellite and cable providers, TiVo also integrates
 its full set of DVR service features into the set-top boxes of mass
 distributors. TiVo's DVR functionality and ease of use, with such features
 as Season Pass(TM) recordings and WishList(R) searches and TiVo KidZone,
 have elevated its popularity among consumers and have created a whole new
 way for viewers to watch television. With a continued investment in its
 patented technologies, TiVo is revolutionizing the way consumers watch and
 access home entertainment. Rapidly becoming the focal point of the digital
 living room, TiVo's DVR is at the center of experiencing new forms of
 content on the TV, such as broadband delivered video, music and photos.
 With innovative features, such as TiVoToGo(TM) transfers and online
 scheduling, TiVo is expanding the notion of consumers experiencing "TiVo,
 TV your way.(R)" The TiVo(R) service is also at the forefront of providing
 innovative marketing solutions for the television industry, including a
 unique platform for advertisers and audience measurement research.
     TiVo, Season Pass, TiVoToGo, WishList, the slogan "TiVo, TV your way.",
 and the TiVo logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of TiVo Inc. or
 its subsidiaries worldwide. (C) 2007 All rights reserved.
     Forward Looking Statement
     This release contains certain forward-looking statements within the
 meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These
 statements relate to, among other things, future development and
 availability of software version of the TiVo service for use on personal
 computers. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the
 use of forward-looking terminology such as, "believe," "expect," "may,"
 "will," "intend," "estimate," "continue," or similar expressions or the
 negative of those terms or expressions. Such statements involve risks and
 uncertainties, which could cause actual results to vary materially from
 those expressed in or indicated by the forward-looking statements. Factors
 that may cause actual results to differ materially include delays in
 development, competitive service offerings and lack of market acceptance,
 as well as the other potential factors described under "Risk Factors" in
 the Company's public reports filed with the Securities and Exchange
 Commission (the "SEC"), including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K
 for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2007 and subsequent reports filed
 with SEC. TiVo cautions you not to place undue reliance on forward-looking
 statements, which reflect an analysis only and speak only as of the date
 hereof. TiVo disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking