) and Samsung Electronics
) have teamed to develop a TiVo-ready HD PVR set-top for digital video broadcasting (DVB) operators. Samsung has licensed TiVo's Hardware Porting Kit and will work with TiVo to build a TiVo verified platform. The integration of TiVo's interactive TV software with Samsung's solution is intended to help decrease development complexities, improve time to market and reduce implementation costs. The initial implementation is expected to support an advanced HD PVR for European DVB networks, and the two companies may add non-PVR devices and additional platforms worldwide.