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Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Amino, Apple TV, Arris, BigBand, Avail-TVN, "Big Brother"

--Amino Plans US Debut for its OTT-Enabled IPTV Set-Tops at TelcoTV
--Apple TV 4.4 Released
--Arris to Acquire BigBand Networks
--Avail-TVN Names Laurie Lawrence CMO
--New "Big Brother" Play-Along Game Encourages Viewers to Keep Watching During Commercials
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. Amino Communications plans to debut its OTT-enabled IPTV set-top box range in the US in its booth (133) at the TelcoTV trade show later this month. It also plans to debut a new user interface for its Freedom Jump OTT Companion Media Center. "The company's Aminet A140 and A540 DVR devices...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ABC.com, ADB, Canal Digital, Amino

--ABC.com Oscar Digital Experience Wins 2011 Interactive Media Emmy
--ADB Delivers Hybrid-TV Solution to Canal Digital
--Amino Unveils New OTT User Interface at IBC 2011
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 (II): Amino, Vidiactive, ATSC, Concurrent, Kabel Deutschland

--Amino Integrates Vidiactive's VideoBee into its Freedom Media Center
--New ATSC Group to Develop Standards for "Next-Generation DTT Broadcast System"
--Concurrent's MediaHawk VX Powers Multiscreen Video Delivery for Kabel Deutschland
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA and IBC 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 yet...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Amino, Audible Magic, Trident Microsystems, Canoe Ventures

--Amino to Showcase OTT-Enabled IPTV Set-Tops at IBC 2011
--Audible Magic's ACR Tech Integrated into Trident Microsystems' Digital TV Platform
--Canoe Ventures Reorganizes Senior Management Team
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 yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us. UK-based set-top box...

Interactive TV News Round-Up

--Amino Reports Higher Annual Revenues, H2 Operating Profit
--Report: BBC to Launch Dedicated iPlayer App for iPad This Thursday
--Rovi Replenishes its Cash Reserves
--Sony Launches Qriocity Connected-TV VOD Service in Canada
--Report: Hybrid TV Set to Strike Deal to Ensure Australians Continue to Receive TiVo Service
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related news stories we didn't have room for in this issue: Cambridge, UK-based IPTV/OTT set-top box company, Amino Technologies , has released financial results for the year ended November 30th: Revenues totaled £44 million, compared to £25.3 million for the prior year; gross profit totaled £12.6 million, compared to £8.3 million; gross margins were 28.6%, compared to 32.9%--largely due, the company said, to adverse foreign exchange markets...

Video Search Engine Company, blinkx, Eyes Connected-TV Space with New TV API

--Company's Connected-TV Partners Include Amino, Miniweb
Video search engine company, blinkx , on Wednesday announced the launch of a TV API, which it says is designed to provide partners in the "fast-growing connected-TV ecosystem"--including CE and set-top box manufacturers, game console vendors and app developers--access to its index of approximately 35 million hours of online video. According to blinkx, the new TV API automatically filters results based on the capabilities of the user's device--such as the video formats that device supports--in...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): AccuWeather, Panasonic, Alticast, Amino, Avail-TVN

--AccuWeather.com Unveils Interactive TV App for Panasonic's New Viera Connect Platform
--Alticast Provides More Detail on its Integrated tru2way/Android Solution
--Vodafone Iceland Upgrades IPTV Offering with Amino A140 Set-Tops
--Avail-TVN Bringing On-Demand Nigerian Movies to US
Due to the large volume of news generated by the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which took place last week in Las Vegas, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up form. Our regular news coverage will return shortly. AccuWeather.com has announced that it will offer an interactive TV application on Panasonic's new Viera Connect platform (note: for more on the latter, see the article published on itvt.com, January 6th). Key features of the new...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Amino, Cablevision, Cisco

--New Amino STB Targets Operators Seeking to Add OTT Functionality to their Pay-TV Offerings
--Cablevision Launches Interactive TV Application for Facebook Photos
--Cisco Unveils "Videoscape" Hybrid-TV Solution
Due to the large volume of news coming out of the Consumer Electronics Show, which kicked off Wednesday in Las Vegas, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up form. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the news generated by 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Accedo Broadband, ADB, AdaptiveBlue (GetGlue), Amino, AT&T, Avail-TVN, Ball State University (OEDN), BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer

[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...

News Round-Up (I): ADB, Alticast, EchoStar, Zappware, Amino, AT&T, Avail-TVN

--ADB to Showcase Virtual Gateway, tru2way Analyzer at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo
--Report Ranks EchoStar-Alticast-Zappware HD DVR Solution Highest in Consumer Usability
--Amino to Debut New Set-Tops at TelcoTV
--AT&T Launches New DVR Management Features on U-verse Online
--AT&T U-verse TV Supports Use of Xbox 360 as Supplemental Set-Top Box
--Avail-TVN to Invest $30 Million in Digital Media Services
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. Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) has announced that it will showcase its Virtual Gateway and tru2way Analyzer products at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo this week. "ADB's Virtual Gateway...

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