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IndustryConversational interfaces, search and discovery
HeadquartersAndover, Massachusetts
Key people
Murali Aravamudan (founder and CEO)
Ajit Rajasekharan (founder and Vice President of Technology)
Harris Fishman (Chief Financial Officer)

Veveo is a software company.

Founded in 2004, Veveo’s customers include Comcast, Cablevision, Rogers, AT&T, DirecTV, and Nokia. The venture-backed company is based near Boston, Massachusetts, and has an intellectual property portfolio of fifty (issued or allowed) patents and 80 filed patent applications.[1] On February 25, 2014, Veveo was acquired by Rovi Corporation.[2][3]

Conversational interfaces[edit]

Veveo’s developments in natural language processing and understanding enabled dialog-based real-time conversational interfaces to be introduced in late 2012.[4] These interfaces allow connected devices and applications to be used with natural conversational intelligence applied to voice interfaces. As a result, users can talk to devices with normal language and devices can respond with natural language responses.[5]


  1. ^ Baumgartner, Jeff. "Veveo Locks Up Patent Tied To Speech-Based Navigation". Multichannel News. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Rovi to Acquire Veveo, Inc., and Combine Innovative Search and Recommendation Tools to Create Truly Differentiated Entertainment Discovery Solution". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Rovi Buys Veveo to Enhance TV, Movie Recommendations". PCMag India. 2014-02-25. Retrieved 2018-06-14.
  4. ^ Spangler, Todd. "Talk to the Tube: Will Voice-Enabled TV Catch On?". Multichannel News. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  5. ^ Lawler, Ryan. "Video Discovery Specialist Veveo Launches Voice Search That Actually Works". TechCrunch. Retrieved 19 December 2013.