Sonic Solutions' OTT platform RoxioNow built into new SoCs from Renesas Electronics

Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC) says its RoxioNow entertainment platform will be available on new system-on-chips from Renesas Electronics Corp., which will allow consumers to stream a broad catalog of premium digital entertainment, including the newest movie releases, on next-generation connected HDTVs and Blu-ray Disc players from a range of manufacturers.

The RoxioNow platform has been selected to power digital entertainment delivery for a range of companies including Best Buy, Blockbuster, Dell, HP, Lionsgate, and Sears/Kmart, and is available on a broad variety of consumer electronics devices.

SoC devices for digital home electronics is a key area of focus for Renesas Electronics, said Masao Hirasawa, associate general manager of Home Multimedia SoC Business Division, Renesas Electronics Corporation. "Our SoCs enable a range of device controls, audio/video functions, as well as Internet connectivity capabilities, which will be further enhanced with the integration of direct support for digital entertainment services powered by RoxioNow."

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