The main purpose of the digital certificate is to ensure that the application belongs to the entity to which the certificate was issued. The Sonic Solutions digital certificate does not guarantee that a signed application is safe to run, but rather informs the user that the software was digitally signed by Sonic Solutions and verified by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
Sonic Solutions and all of its divisions are now a part of Rovi Corporation. Rovi will now be able to deliver an end-to-end solution that enables it's customers and consumers to create, discover, manage, acquire, share and enjoy digital entertainment. Sonic adds advanced technologies, from industry leading consumer tools like Roxio Creator and Toast, RoxioNow retail solution, to DivX and MainConcept video playback technology and Sonic Pro tools to the Rovi portfolio. These products complement Rovi guidance, content protection, networking, metadata, media recognition and recommendations technologies expanding the company's offering across the entire digital entertainment ecosystem. www.sonic.com
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“Rovi Corporation is a leader in powering the discovery and enjoyment of digital home entertainment technology - connecting consumers with the best home entertainment experiences possible. We partner with best-in-class companies in the digital home entertainment industry and deliver technology solutions that empower our customers to connect with consumers. Rovi Corporation is focused on revolutionizing the digital home entertainment landscape. Our digital home entertainment technology solutions enable consumers to intuitively connect to new entertainment - from many sources and locations.
Rovi Corporation is a global leader in digital entertainment technology solutions, powering the creation, distribution, discovery, and enjoyment of entertainment at home or on the go. We are revolutionizing the entertainment landscape with an extensive platform of products and services for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, studios, retailers and portals, advertisers, mobile carriers, and STB manufacturers.”