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Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Red Bee Media, Civolution, FX UK, Revision3

--Red Bee Media Launches Social Media-Enabled Programming Discovery Platform, RedDiscover
--Red Bee Teams with Civolution on ACR-Powered Second-Screen App for FX UK's "The Walking Dead"
--Revision3 Says Revenues Up 53%, Views Up 359% Year-Over-Year
Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): ES3, Pelmorex, Microsoft, Playcast, Bouygues Telecom, Revision3

--ES3, Pelmorex Launch The Weather Channel/MeteoMedia App for Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV Platform
--Playcast Powers Cloud-Based Interactive TV Games Service for Bouygues Telecom
--Revision3's New HTML5 Player Already Carrying 10% of Company's Video Views
Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: 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...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- eBay, PayPal Enable Tcommerce Function in iPad App -- Revision3 Embraces Flash -- Netflix Revives 'Arrested Development' -- Panasonic Expands Connected TV Apps -- Optimedia: Social TV Buzz May not Drive Ratings

Revision3 Says It Enjoyed Strong Growth in 2010, Achieving Profitability in Q4

--Secures Investment from Internet-TV Skeptic, Mark Cuban
Revision3 --a company which bills itself as "an actual TV network for the Web," and which produces its own original, broadcast-quality programming for distribution on the Web, mobiles, and connected-TV devices--has announced that it achieved profitability in Q4 of 2010, and grew its year-over-year revenues by 80%. It also says that it grew its roster of advertisers to over 60, including such Fortune 500 companies as Verizon, Ford, HP, EA, Sony and HP; and that...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VIII): Revision3, Roku, Rovi (FourthWall Media), S3 Group, Samsung, ScreenReach, SeaChange International (icueTV), On Demand Group, Showtime Networks


[itvt]'s daily news coverage went on hiatus October 18th in order to allow our editorial staff to work full time on TVOT NYC Intensive . This issue contains a round-up of some of the major interactive TV-related news stories that have broken since then. Due to the volume of news we are covering in this issue, our summaries of each item are somewhat more abbreviated than usual (note: extensive background information on most of...

Taboola's Video Recommendations Prove Effective for Revision3

Taboola , a New York-based provider of video recommendation engines, said Wednesday that Revision3 --a company which bills itself as "an actual TV network for the Web," and which produces its own original, broadcast-quality programming for distribution on the Web, mobiles, and TiVo and other connected-TV devices--has been using its EngageRank engagement-based video recommendation technology for the past month or so, with what Taboola describes as "extraordinary" results.

According to Taboola, Revision3...

Video of Comic-Con Demo Provides Closer Look at Google TV

--Digg Founder, Kevin Rose, Argues that the Apple iTV "Will Change Everything"
The blog, StuffWeLike , has shot and published a video of a demonstration of the new Google TV platform--working in tandem with DISH Network's pay-TV service--that the search giant gave at Comic-Con in San Diego last month (note: for more on Google TV, see the article published on itvt.com, May 24th). The demo showcases, among other things, the Android-based platform's Universal Search experience, its bookmarking feature, its integration of YouTube, and its Google Queue menu...

Revision3 to Premiere Interactive TV Reality Show, Starring YouTube Celebrity, Dan Brown

--Show Will Allow Viewers to Determine Brown's Everyday Decisions for a Year
Revision3 --a company which bills itself as "an actual TV network for the Web," and which produces its own original, broadcast-quality programming--said Monday that it has signed up YouTube celebrity, Dan Brown , to host a new, interactive reality TV show, entitled " Dan 3.0 " that will premiere August 2nd. The show will see Brown--who gained online fame from an instructional video he created on how to solve the Rubik's Cube--allowing viewers to vote...

News Round-Up (V): Rentrak-Turner, Revision3, Robyn's Interactive Video

--Rentrak Extends VOD Measurement Agreement with Turner Broadcasting
--Revision3 Launches iPhone App, User Profiles
--Robyn Releases Twitter-Powered 3D Interactive Video
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 apologize for any inconvenience to our readers. We will resume our regular format and publishing schedule tomorrow (Tuesday). Multiscreen media measurement and research company, Rentrak , has announced the renewal of its longstanding agreement with Turner Broadcasting System for its VOD measurement service, OnDemand Essentials. "Last year, Turner Broadcasting and Cox...

Revision3 Says It Now Supports HTML5 for iPad Playback

Revision3 --a company which bills itself as "an actual TV network for the Web," and which produces its own original, broadcast-quality programming--said Monday that it now supports playback of its videos on the Apple iPad , thanks to its decision to embrace the HTML5 spec. "As many of you may be aware, the emergence of the new HTML5 spec allows for much richer video support natively within HTML," the company wrote on its corporate blog...

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