Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Expect Labs, Intel, Samsung, Telefonica, Fullscreen Labs, Google Glass, Harmonic, Hulu, IAB, In Demand, iStreamPlanet, Joyus, Kabillion, Samsung, M-GO

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format. Natural User Interface Company, Expect Labs, Secures Investment from Intel, Samsung and Telefonica Fullscreen Labs Launches "Fullscreen BEAM" YouTube App for Google Glass Harmonic Seeks to Simplify Netflix Video Delivery via Predefined Transcoding Presets for its ProMedia Carbon File-Based Transcoder Harmonic Close to Securing...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): SnappyTV, Sony Pictures, Telefonica, thePlatform

--SnappyTV Launches Pro Editor
--Sony Pictures in Latin American VOD Deal with Telefonica
--thePlatform Launches Hosted Player Service
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): metaio, Morpho, Telefonica, NDS, DOXTV, Philo, TNT

--metaio Powers Interactive Augmented Reality Cover Ad for Popular Science Magazine
--Morpho's ConnectSIM WLAN-Enabled SIM Card to Power Interactive TV for Telefonica
--NDS, DOXTV Team to Bring HD Push-VOD, DVR to China's Hainan Province
--Philo Teams with Shaquille O'Neal and TNT on Social-TV Promotion
Due to the large volume of news generated over the past two days, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up format. Popular Science Magazine has tapped Munich- and San Francisco-based augmented reality specialist, metaio , to power an interactive 3D AR cover ad for the Motorola Xoom tablet and Google's Honeycomb 3.0 operating system. "By simply holding the March issue cover, on newsstands today, up to a Web camera, iPhone or smartphone, users...

Interactive TV News Round-Up

--ActiveVideo Announces its Cable Congress Exhibit Plans
--BBC Releases January iPlayer Usage Statistics, Says New iPlayer iPad App Proving Popular
--Mobile Interactive Group Posts Strong 2010 Results
--Report: NDS Seeking $1.05 Billion in Loans to Refinance Debt
--Rovi Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Sonic Solutions Shares
--Sorenson Media, Kulabyte Team on Cloud-Based Live Video Encoding Platform
--Telefonica Unveils Cloud-Based Multiplatform Apps Environment
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: Cloud-based interactive TV specialist, ActiveVideo Networks , has announced its exhibit plans for this week's (February 15th-17th) Cable Congress show in Lucerne, Switzerland. The company says that it "will demonstrate how its CloudTV Platform can uniformly bring smart-TV functionality and applications to any set-top box or television equipped with CI Plus (Common Interface Plus) modules. During the...

News Round-Up (VII): NBC, Invidi, NDS, Netflix, Oberon Media, DISH Network, Oregan, Telefonica

--NBC Invests in Addressable Advertising Specialist, Invidi Technologies
--NDS Opens Atlanta Office to Expand US Professional Services
--NDS Teams with DOXTV to Bring Push-VOD to China's Sichuan Cable
--Netflix in Expanded License Deal with NBC Universal, Launches Instant Streaming in Canada
--Oberon Media Launches TV-Themed Interactive TV Games Service on DISH Network
--Oregan in OTT Partnership with Telefonica
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on TVOT NYC Intensive (November 18th in New York City), our new show on the national interactive TV platform and the emerging ITV economy, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. We apologize for any inconvenience to our readers. NBC Universal has made an investment in addressable advertising specialist, Invidi Technologies. More . NDS has announced "the expansion of its US professional services team and facilities...