Bright House Networks

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): BBC TV Application Layer, BBC iPlayer, "The Voice," BBC Red Button, S4C, Blip, blurbIQ, Boxee, Brainient, VeNA, Bright House Networks

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 ( June 25th-26th in San Francisco--Early-Bird Registration ends midnight Sunday! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: BBC to Make TV Application Layer Open Source, in Effort to Facilitate Development of Connected-TV Apps BBC Commissions Six Original Dramas Exclusively for BBC iPlayer BBC One Sitcom, "Car Share," to Premiere on BBC iPlayer BBC to Offer...

Canoe Ventures Closes its Interactive TV Operations, Will Focus on VOD and TV Everywhere Advertising

--120 Employees Laid Off, Including CEO Timko, CPO Orduna, CMO Lins, GM of Interactive TV Bokor
--Joel Hassell Named CEO, Company Will Now Be Headquartered in Denver

Canoe, ANA Release Interactive Advertising Research Results

-- 18 percent of TV Enthusiasts ages 18 to 49 said "Yes" to Interactive Offers
About 18 percent of adults 18 to 49 in a research panel said "yes" when prompted to use their remote controls to respond to interactive ads, according to Canoe Ventures and the Association of National Advertisers . Looking to drive interest in interactive ads such as RFI spots, Canoe and ANA released initial findings from their CEE MEE initiative, which is focused on studying how the "Connection, Emotion and Experience of advanced television solutions, including...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Boxee, Bravo, Bright House Networks, BT Vision, BlackArrow (SeaChange), Brightcove, CableLabs, Cablevision, Canoe Ventures

[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 the...