|[December 06, 2012]
Veveo Extends IP Portfolio with Award of 31st Patent for Semantic Search and Personalization Technologies Used in Video, Television and Mobile Services
ANDOVER, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
Veveo, a leading provider of semantic technologies to bridge the
usability gap in connected devices and applications with intelligent
search, discovery and personalization solutions, announced today the
issuance of a new patent application, bringing its total count of issued
patents to 31 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Veveo has filed more than 67 patent applications to date for advanced
technologies that support more than 100 million connected devices and
televisions globally through Tier-1 operators and device OEMs in the pay
television and mobile sectors.
The new application entitled: METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR UNIFIED
SEARCHING ACROSS AND WITHIN MULTIPLE DOCUMENTS was filed in 2008 and
assigned USPTO number: 8,296,294. This patent covers the
notion of a single unified interface that enables search to be performed
seamlessly within a document and across multiple documents.
"While our patent portfolio represents the seminal technologies we have
invented for the next generation of search, personalization and
intelligent usability of products and services for connected devices and
three screens, it means more than that to us as an innovation company,"
said Murali Aravamudan, Fouder and CEO of Veveo. "Our solutions based
on these technologies are making lives easier for hundreds of millions
of users around the world, and allowing Tier-1 operators and OEMs to
bring to market advanced usability solutions to help make their products
and services more successful."
Veveo's customer segments are Tier-1 operators in Pay TV (Cable, IPTV (News - Alert),
Satellite), wireless operators, handset and consumer electronics device
OEMs. Its technologies are applicable to various emerging market
categories of wearable computing, automotive telematics, enterprise and
others, into which the company is expanding. Veveo's customers include
Comcast (News - Alert), DirecTV, Cablevision, Rogers, and AT&T, as well as the
announcement of an IP licensing agreement with Verizon earlier in the
year. Veveo's semantic solutions are designed to provide natural,
intuitive and efficient usability of products and services, particularly
for smart-connected devices with limited user input capabilities.
Veveo is pioneering technologies that bridge the semantic gap in
usability for connected devices and applications based on its
proprietary Knowledge Graph semantic database. It's SmartRelevance™
Conversational Platform is a comprehensive technology stack built on the
Knowledge Graph. This platform is used by Tier 1 service providers in
North America and major smartphone manufacturers globally for
intelligent search, personalization, and recommendation solutions on
more than 100 million devices.
Veveo's semantic solutions are designed to deliver rich,
hyper-personalized user experiences that anticipate user intent towards
driving higher engagement, content consumption, and monetization of
products and services for device vendors, service providers and
enterprises, across platforms of smartphones, tablets, TVs, and set-top
boxes. Veveo has a growing intellectual property portfolio of more than
67 patent applications, with 33 issued and allowed patents. Veveo's
customers include Comcast, Cablevision, Rogers, AT&T, DirecTV, and
Nokia (News - Alert). The venture-backed company was founded by serial technology
entrepreneurs and based in Boston, MA. For more information, visit www.veveo.net.
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