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New Interview with S-Curve CEO, Steve Greenberg, on Andy Grammer's New Interactive Video

[itvt] has just published an INTERVIEW with Steve Greenberg , founder and CEO of S-Curve Records (the record label responsible for "Who Let the Dogs Out," and "Stacy's Mom").

Greenberg discusses the recently released interactive music video for S-Curve artist Andy Grammer's single, "Keep Your Head Up." The video, which is distributed through Vevo, is powered by technology from Interlude, an Israeli company in which S-Curve holds an equity stake. It invites...

Pandora's Personalized Internet Radio Service Now Available on TiVo Premiere DVR's

DVR vendor/service provider, TiVo , continues to add to the line-up of OTT content that can be accessed through its broadband-connected set-tops. The company said Monday that Pandora 's personalized Internet radio service is now available on all broadband-connected TiVo Premiere DVR's. "Just as TiVo revolutionized your television and personalized your viewing content, the Pandora application brings additional music customization to the all-in-one TiVo box," Jim Denney, TiVo's VP and general manager of product marketing,...

New iTV Doctor Column Focuses on ICE's Interactive TV Commerce Solution

[itvt] has just published the latest edition of Rick Howe 's regular column, " The iTV Doctor Is In! " THIS EDITION focuses on ICE Innovative Technologies , a company which has developed a solution that uses music-recognition technology to enable interactive TV commerce on DVR-recorded and VOD programming.

News Round-Up (III): Bluestreak, Kaonmedia, Cablevision, Coincident TV, MTV

--Bluestreak Launches Integrated Flash/HTML5 Application Platform, Secures Deal with Kaonmedia
--Cablevision Launches Mobile App for Remote DVR Management
--Coincident TV in Interactive Video Deal with MTV
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a couple of days for us to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue,...

Vevo Launches Localized, Social Media-Enabled Music Video App for iPhone/iPod touch

Vevo , the music video joint venture between Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and Abu Dhabi Media, on Wednesday launched a free iPhone/iPod touch app for US and Canadian users.

According to Vevo, the new app--which it bills as "brought to you exclusively by our fine friends at AT&T"--allows users to: access Vevo's entire catalog of 20,000 music videos from around 7,000 artists and bands; enjoy such special features as exclusive...

News Round-Up (V): RTE (MHEG), Music Choice, NDS

--MHEG Selected as Interactive Middleware for Ireland's National DTT Service
--Music Choice Launches "Back 2 School" Programming Promotion for its Interactive Channel, SWRV
--NDS Says New Hire Heralds Increased Focus on Advanced Advertising Solutions for Asia Pacific
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering recent news stories in summary/round-up form. We anticipate that it will take a few days for us to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us. We apologize...

News Round-Up (VII): Music Choice, Cox, NDS, Ooyala

--Music Choice Rolls out "Largest HD Music Video-on-Demand Library" to Cox Customers
--NDS Bolsters its Senior Management Team for China Expansion
--Ooyala Supports Dynamic Insertion of IAB-Standard Ads for iPhone, iPad
The [itvt] editorial team is currently on the road, so we are covering most stories in round-up/summary form, and we anticipate that there will be some additional interruptions of our regular news publishing schedule beyond that. It will likely take a short while for us to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your...

MOG to Offer its Digital Music Service on Roku OTT Devices

Web-based on-demand music listening service, MOG , said Tuesday that it has secured its first consumer electronics partnership--with OTT specialist, Roku (note: last week, Roku--which also offers Pandora's linear streaming music service--announced a deal with Clearleap to bring cable operators' VOD services to its set-tops, and also announced the launch of five new channels on its platform--see the articles published on itvt.com, June 25th and 27th). According to the company, starting later this summer, Roku...

News Round-Up (I)

--ADB Supplying Interactive TV-Enabled HD Set-Top Boxes to Poland's INEA
--AFDESI Announces New Board
--Amino Reports "Record" H1 Revenues, Secures IP Set-Top Deal with Romtelecom
--BBC to Offer Extensive Red-Button Coverage of Glastonbury Festival
The [itvt] editorial team will be on the road this week and next, so we will be covering most stories in round-up/summary form, and we anticipate that there will be some additional interruptions of our regular news publishing schedule beyond that. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience to our readers. ADB has announced that it is supplying Polish cable operator, INEA , with two interactive TV-enabled HD set-top boxes: the ADB-5810CD and the ADB-5810CDX...

ITV to Offer Two-Screen Interactive TV Application, ITV Live, in Time for 2010 World Cup

--App's Social TV Elements Will Also Be Available through the Red Button
--Karaoke Channel Launches on Virgin Media's VOD Platform
UK commercial terrestrial broadcaster, ITV , last week launched a two-screen interactive TV service, called " ITV Live ," that will reside on its ITV.com Web site.

According to ITV, the service--which will initially be offered in conjunction with the broadcaster's coverage of the upcoming soccer World Cup --will be customizable, allowing each viewer to "take their pick of which interactive tools they use to enhance their viewing experience." Features of...

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