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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Accedo, Foxtel, ActiveVideo, Comcast, Adap.tv, AFDESI, Alloy Digital, Clevver Media, BBC, Boxee, Brightcove, BrightLine, The CW, DirecTV

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting has been on hiatus for the past few weeks, because our editorial team has been working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We plan to cover the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and then to resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a couple of weeks to catch up with...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo, Audible Magic, Coincident, Avail-TVN, On Demand Group, LGBT Pride, Casa Systems, Civolution, SeaChange

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show, we are covering stories in this issue as a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources.\ New Version of ActiveVideo 's CloudTV Platform Aims to Help Cable Operators Migrate to IP Audible Magic 's SmartID and SmartSync ACR Solutions to Be Integrated with Coincident 's ScreenSync TV Second-Screen Tech VOD Content Aggregator, Avail-TVN ,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Comcast, TiVo, Trendrr, Verizon, Cisco, Ericsson, ActiveVideo

--Comcast Xfinity On Demand Launches on TiVo Premiere in SF Bay Area
--Trendrr: Three Quarters of All Social-TV Engagement in March Stemmed from Twitter
--Verizon Taps Cisco, Ericsson to Redesign its VOD System, Following Patent Case Loss to ActiveVideo
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. TiVo and Comcast announced Monday that they are offering San Francisco Bay Area TiVo Premiere DVR customers who are also Comcast customers access to Comcast's Xfinity On Demand VOD service. "Beginning today and over the next few weeks, existing TiVo Premiere and Comcast customers in the Bay Area will...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo, Rogers Communications, Akoo, Audible Magic, TMS

--Report: ActiveVideo CTO, John Callahan, Stepping Down for New Role at Rogers Communications
--Shopping-Mall Interactive TV Company, Akoo, Awarded Japanese Patent
--ACR Specialist, Audible Magic, Partners with Metadata Specialist, Tribune Media Services
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Cable-technology veteran, John Callahan , is stepping down as CTO of cloud-based interactive TV specialist, ActiveVideo Networks , to join Canadian cable operator, Rogers Communications , Light Reading Cable's Jeff Baumgartner reported Thursday. While his title and start date are "not immediately known," Baumgartner wrote, he will apparently be...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ABC, Oscars, ActiveVideo, Aereo

--ABC Trumpets Usage Figures for its Multiplatform Coverage of the Oscars
--ActiveVideo Networks Unveils its Exhibit Plans for the Cable Congress
--Aereo Responds to Broadcasters' and Station Groups' Copyright Lawsuits
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. ABC has released usage/viewing figures for its cross-platform coverage of the recent Academy Awards . Among the highlights trumpeted by the broadcaster (which says that figures for online usage were provided by Adobe SiteCatalyst, Omniture and YouTube; and figures for social-TV usage were provided by Trendrr): "1) Oscar.com and...

The iTV Doctor Is In!: What Do the Operators Do Now?

Dear Readers : When I started on this column last week, we hoped to publish it on Monday night (for a Tuesday morning audience). Because of the heavy news load on Monday and again on Tuesday, we're now publishing on Wednesday night--just after the news about Canoe surfaced. In a press announcement today, newly appointed Canoe CEO Joel Hassell said, "Canoe will conclude its national interactive TV initiatives. Cable's ITV business will continue through the...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): BBC, Hulu, Brightcove, Cablevision, ActiveVideo

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through February 25th
--BBC Worldwide in Japan Deal with Hulu, BBC Reveals Multiplatform Plans for "The Voice"
--Brightcove Raises $55 Million via NASDAQ IPO
--Cablevision Subs Playing 10 Million ActiveVideo TAG Games Each Month
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. The BBC has released the schedule of programming and interactive content that will be available via the BBC Red Button service through February 25th. In other BBC news: 1) The corporation's commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, says that it has become the first UK distributor to license content to Hulu...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Shazam, Grammys, Turner, Verizon, ActiveVideo, Viggle

--Shazam Teams with The Recording Academy to Bring ACR-Powered Interactivity to the Grammys
--Report: Turner Set to Roll Out ACR-Powered Interactivity on Tablets and Connected TV's
--Verizon Files Final Brief in Appeal of ActiveVideo Patent-Infringement Rulings
--Social-TV Loyalty App, Viggle, Adds Interactivity to the Grammys; Has Seen 1.4 Mil Check-Ins To Date
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Automatic content recognition (ACR) specialist, Shazam , teamed with The Recording Academy to add interactivity to last night's 54th Annual Grammy Awards . "When viewers use Shazam during the live broadcast of the awards ceremony," Shazam states in its press materials, "they can: 1) Look up the nominees in...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Broadcom, Comcast, tru2way, Cisco, ActiveVideo, Coincident

--Broadcom Integrates Comcast's RDK and tru2way Guides into its Set-Top Platforms
--Cisco's Videoscape to Enable "Video in the Cloud" Services, via Technology Licensed from ActiveVideo
--Coincident Launches ScreenSync TV Second-Screen Broadcast-Synchronization Solution
Due to the large volume of news being generated by this week's 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 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 (I): ActiveVideo, Audible Magic, Miso, yap.TV, RCDb

--ActiveVideo Unveils HTML5-Enabled CloudTV H5 Platform
--ActiveVideo to Demo Voice-Controlled TV Navigation for Cable at CES
--Audible Magic Launches Live TViD Solution, Partners with Miso
--Audible Magic in ACR Partnerships with yap.TV, RCDb
Due to the large volume of news being generated by this week's 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 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...

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