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ActiveVideo Eyes First Monthly Payment from Verizon

-- Court Denies Request to Stay Royalty Payments

Verizon Ordered to Pay ActiveVideo $11 million Monthly

-- Following Patent Infringement Ruling, Court Tells Verizon to Find Alternative Interactive TV Technology by May 23
A U.S. District court ordered Verizon to pay ActiveVideo nearly $11 million monthly to continue using technology in its FiOS TV service that it found infringed on the company's interactive TV patents. The injunction issued Wednesday by U.S. District Court Judge Raymond Jackson is a big score for ActiveVideo. The ruling will likely force Verizon to strike a licensing deal to use ActiveVideo's CloudTV technology, since Jackson said the telco has until May 23 to...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- Sling Media to let Users Watch Video through Facebook -- LG Reportedly Developing Google TV -- Zeebox Enhances ‘Desparate Scousewives’ for Channel 4 -- Rovi Licenses DivX to China’s Shenzhen Jiuzhou Electric -- ActiveVideo Names Serada CFO
Sling Media says it will soon let users that buy its place-shifting set-top to watch videos while logged into Facebook. In a demo video of its SlingPlayer for Facebook app posted by the company on YouTube, Sling shows how viewers can watch video in partial or full-screen mode, and tell Facebook friends about what they are watching. But Sling users can’t yet share any images or video clips from the shows they are watching with Facebook friends. Engadget has more .

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo, CIMM, A&E, Scripps, Rogers, Concurrent

--ActiveVideo to Showcase CloudTV Platform's HTML5 Support at IBC 2011
--A&E, Scripps Join CIMM
--Rogers Deploying Concurrent's Media Data and Advertising Solutions (MDAS)
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, Roku, ActiveVideo, P&F, Philips, Amazon

--Accedo Broadband Launches Interactive TV Casual Games on Roku 2
--ActiveVideo's CloudTV Technology and TAG Games Now Available on Philips Connected-TV Sets
--Amazon Instant Video Now Offers 100,000+ Titles, Amazon Prime 9,000+ Titles
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks--as well as 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 a few more 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo, Verizon, Avail-TVN, Univision, Stingray Digital

--ActiveVideo Networks Files for Injunction against Verizon
--Avail-TVN in Video Distribution Services Agreement with Univision
--Avail-TVN Expands Relationship with Stingray, Launches Managed MPEG-4 Delivery Solution
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, 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. Cloud-based interactive TV...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo, BBC iPlayer, BigBand, Clearleap, CableLabs

--ActiveVideo Demo's Delivery of HTML5 Interactive TV Apps by its CloudTV Platform
--BBC iPlayer's Global Roll-Out to Begin in Western Europe
--BigBand, Clearleap Team on IP Video Delivery Solution
--CableLabs Updates Technical Report on Converged Cable Access Platform
Due to the large volume of news being generated this week by the Cable Show, we are covering today's stories in abbreviated round-up/summary form: ActiveVideo Networks has announced that it will demo at the Cable Show this week (Suite ES-8) how its flagship CloudTV platform can be used to deliver HTML5 applications to any digital set-top box or streaming decoder. "The role of HTML5 in enabling many of the most compelling user experiences delivered by...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- ActiveVideo Touts CloudTV, iVOD -- BlackArrow Powers Multiplatform Advanced Advertising -- Arris Demonstrates Home Gateway, ConvergeMedia Platform -- AltiCast Pitches tru2Way, EBIF Solutions
ActiveVideo Networks said it will demonstrate at The Cable Show in Chicago next week how cable operators can use its CloudTV platform to improve the viewing experience for watching video-on-demand content on multiple screens. The company, which supplies interactive TV technology to Cablevision Systems Corp. , will tout its "iVOD" platform, which can enable cloud-based navigation on televisions and broadband connected devices in a subscriber's home. ActiveVideo said its exhibit will show how CloudTV can...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- Comcast Reaches 20 Billion VOD Views -- Court Invalidates Verizon ITV Patents -- AT&T Serves French Open Multiview -- DirecTV Expands Interactive French Open Coverage -- Zodiac Interactive Supplies Games to Videotron

VOD Technology Veteran Don Gordon Joins BlackArrow

--Former ActiveVideo, Microsoft and Diva Executive Named Senior VP, Technology
Advanced advertising technology provider BlackArrow named former ActiveVid eo Networks and Microsoft Corp. executive Don Gordon senior VP, technology. Gordon, an inventor who is named on 70 pending patents, is a veteran of the VOD technology sector. He was the first employee at Diva Systems Corp ., which began selling VOD technology to cable operators in the mid-1990s. He later served as director of development at Microsoft TV's TVD venture, and was most recently the...

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