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Our look back out to California to the all things digital conference where my -- -- -- Josie is joined.
What -- special guests mr.
-- -- Eric Strauss well it's a company name that's turned itself into a -- it just -- it.
We're joined now by the CEO you know Tom Roger is happy to have you here today in -- -- yeah.
Have -- -- easy to get you into a nice place like this right well it's great to be here thank you let's -- talking about the numbers two weeks ago you announced your best and most profitable.
Quarter that you've seen your company's history.
But -- the company overall still edging towards profitability subscriber growth seems to be going in the wrong direction.
What is the road ahead look like for T.
Well we had -- -- a great quarter.
Major infusion of cash one of the big lawsuit.
-- we have a agreed opportunity in terms of continued enforcement of our patent technology.
And on the subscriber -- -- we've entered into a number of deals with cable satellite operators both in the United States and worldwide.
And that's -- fuel all of awful lot of growth for -- when you say the subscriber numbers are going in the wrong direction that is.
DVRs from TiVo's first incarnation which obviously have been churning off their standard definition TV but are.
New HD digital platform which gives you so much more than just recording device but.
Access to seven million pieces of content and entertainment that.
Satellite and cable don't -- you that's a growth platform force our cable satellite deals -- growth platforms for us as well.
You talk about the settlement with dish you also have -- litigation patent litigation against some of the attendees at this year's conference AT&T Verizon Microsoft.
How important is it to pursue these efforts.
What is your what what's your outlook on all of this right now.
Well we yielded over 600 million dollars from one Patton one defendant.
We have a very substantial patent portfolio -- over a hundred patents.
We have sued AT&T Verizon Microsoft for infringement of three of those patents tools which we did not have at the time that we.
Filed suit against -- We think that AT&T and Verizon have basically built their television business.
Off the back of DVR claims saying that they have a DVR capability that the cable industry doesn't have.
We decided that we needed to enforce our -- there we think there's substantial upside for shareholder -- Is there possibility this is distracting the company because often times legal.
In that moments like this can distract you from pursuing a more aggressive growth strategy.
Well it hasn't distracted the company or we have very few people are actually devoted to these people enforcement of our patents.
It's been an overhang on the company's stock which was one of the reasons that we settle the case when we did.
Took in the -- that looked.
We now have -- clearly established that we have lots of value in our patents.
We want to go often continue to enforce them and hopefully that create some clarity over time in -- to the market's perception of us.
From an operating point of view not a distraction at all we have ten seconds before we go what's -- next thing we can expect out of -- now.
Well we are pushing really hard to make sure word that you can get anything you want when ever you want it to your television set.
The television set doesn't look like the iPad doesn't look like a Smart -- it hasn't been updated in twenty years.
We the people that are going to be updating its with a look and feel the TV is commensurate with those other devices people look at and use every day.
And that is certainly the very much -- theme of this year's all things digital conference as well its contents anywhere -- any way you can get it Tom Rogers CEO TO happy to have you.
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