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[itvt] Radio: Orca Interactive's VP of Sales and Marketing, Sefy Ariely

Sefy Ariely , VP of sales and marketing at IPTV middleware and applications provider, Orca Interactive , discusses some of the company's newest offerings. They include an end-to-end hybrid solution for delivering TV over the open Internet, social TV applications, and a personalization capability that makes use of fingerprint-recognition technology. Ariely also discusses Orca's new deployment in Russia, the company's roadmap for the coming year, the significance of IMS for the IPTV space, how the...

AT&T Deploys Wireless Set-top from Cisco

-- WiFi Receiver Designed for Rooms without Cable Outlets
Cisco is supplying a new wireless set-top to AT&T for its U-verse TV subscribers that is designed to be installed in rooms that don't have coaxial cable outlets. The ISB7005 wireless set-top, which is part of Cisco's Videoscape portfolio, receives WiFi signals delivered from its VEN401 Wireless Access Point. "With this new technology, you can watch TV in virtually any room in the home, even rooms not wired for TV -- like the kitchen, basement...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Amino, Apple TV, Arris, BigBand, Avail-TVN, "Big Brother"

--Amino Plans US Debut for its OTT-Enabled IPTV Set-Tops at TelcoTV
--Apple TV 4.4 Released
--Arris to Acquire BigBand Networks
--Avail-TVN Names Laurie Lawrence CMO
--New "Big Brother" Play-Along Game Encourages Viewers to Keep Watching During Commercials
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Amino Communications plans to debut its OTT-enabled IPTV set-top box range in the US in its booth (133) at the TelcoTV trade show later this month. It also plans to debut a new user interface for its Freedom Jump OTT Companion Media Center. "The company's Aminet A140 and A540 DVR devices...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Microsoft, Jinni, MIG, "Big Brother," Netgem, Miso

--Microsoft Licenses Jinni's Semantic Video-Discovery Technology
--Mobile Interactive Group to Power Facebook Voting for "Big Brother"
--Jinni Brings Semantic Video Discovery to Netgem's IPTV Middleware
--Netgem Integrates Miso's Social-TV Platform with its Middleware
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Accedo Broadband, Vestel, ADB, ALi, Cubiware

--Accedo Broadband to Offer Interactive TV Apps on Vestel TV Sets
--ADB Reveals its Exhibit Plans for IBC 2011
--ALi Corporation, Cubiware Team to Target Hybrid Set-Top Box Market
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA and IBC trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Digital TV Labs, httv, Metalligence, Massive

--Digital TV Labs Automates HbbTV Consortium Test Suite
--httv Integrates its New httvBOX Solution with Metalligence Set-Top
--Massive Launches Cross-Platform UI Development Toolkit for IPTV, Online Video and Mobile TV
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA and IBC trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Concurrent, Entone, Anevia, Nordija

--Concurrent Reveals its IBC 2011 Exhibit Plans
--Concurrent Reports Lower Revenues, Swings to a Loss
--Entone Integrates its Hybrid-TV Devices with Anevia's ViaMotion OTT Solutions
--Entone Offers Nordija's fokusOn Widget-Based IPTV Middleware on its Hybrid-TV Devices
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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. Concurrent contacted [itvt]...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Espial, Vodafone Iceland, Flickme, Google, Fox News

--Espial Powering IPTV for Vodafone Iceland
--Flickme Launches Social Streaming Movie Service
--Google Teams with Fox News to Bring Interactivity to September 22nd Republican Debate
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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. Espial has announced...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Amino, Audible Magic, Trident Microsystems, Canoe Ventures

--Amino to Showcase OTT-Enabled IPTV Set-Tops at IBC 2011
--Audible Magic's ACR Tech Integrated into Trident Microsystems' Digital TV Platform
--Canoe Ventures Reorganizes Senior Management Team
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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. UK-based set-top box...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Channel 5, "Big Brother," Entone, TCT, ACA

--UK's Channel 5 Launches iPad/iPhone App for "Big Brother" Shows
--Entone's FusionTV Hybrid-TV Solution Deployed by Wyoming Triple-Play Provider, TCT
--Entone Seeks to Capitalize on Smaller Operators' Concerns about Google's Motorola Acquisition
Because the [itvt] editorial team is catching up with a backlog of news--and has also been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. UK commercial terrestrial broadcaster, Channel 5 , has launched a free iPad/iPhone that will initially feature catch-up episodes from "Celebrity Big Brother," from the upcoming new season of the regular "Big Brother" show and from the "Big Brother" spin-off, "Big Brother's Bit on...

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