Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Comedy Central, DASH264, DDD Group, Yabazam!, LG, Samsung, Dijit, Miso, Elemental Technologies, Espial, ANT, ETRI, Kaon Media, GetGlue, Hulu

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: Comedy Central Launches CC Studios to Develop Content, Concepts and Talent for Digital Platforms; Will Be Led by Allison Kingsley, Newly Appointed VP of Digital Development DASH264 Implementation Guidelines Now Available for Public Review; Billed as "Defin[ing] an Interoperability Point for Video Distribution Over-the-Top"...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): ATAS, Amazon, Nintendo Wii, ANT, Espial, Apple TV, Vivendi, Arris, Comcast, Motorola, Avail-TVN, BBC, Virgin Media, TiVo, Jonathan Bokor, Starcom MediaVest

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period--as well as the huge volume of news generated last week by CES 2013--we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Accedo, Deutsche Telekom, ANT, BendBroadband, Arris, Comcast RDK

--Accedo Powers IPTV Apps for Deutsche Telekom's Entertain
--Digital TV Software Vendor, ANT, Runs into Difficulties
--BendBroadband Teams with Arris to Launch iPad App for its Alpha Whole-Home Service
--Arris Licenses Comcast RDK, Secures SDV Deployment with Korea's ABN
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format: OTT and IPTV applications specialist, Accedo , said Monday that Deutsche Telekom is using the Accedo Application Sphere solution to power the new TV Apps service on its Microsoft Mediaroom-based Entertain platform. "Accedo Application Sphere...provides a powerful, cloud-based, scalable and...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Abox42, Broadcom, Access, PayWizard, ActiveVideo, Ziggo, CME, Alticast, Anevia, Opera, ANT, Brightcove, Google Widevine

Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City)--and because of the large volume of news being generated by the IBC--we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format. We anticipate that it will take us a couple of days to catch up with all the recent developments, so if you have sent us a press release or...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo, Verizon, ANT, Apple, AT&T AdWorks, Avail-TVN, C-SPAN, Sky, CBS, Shazam, Concurrent, Digitalsmiths, Dish Network

Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/headlines format: US Appeals Court Affirms that Verizon Must Pay ActiveVideo Damages and Royalties in Patent-Infringement Case, but Reverses Lower Court's Injunction against Verizon Digital TV Software Company, ANT , Warns that Revenues and Profits Will Fall Short of Expectations Apple Executive...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ANA, Skyviia, ANT, HbbTV, WOW!, Arris, Moxi

--ANA Study: Advertisers Increasingly Interested in Second-Screen, Connected-TV, Addressable Ads
--Skyviia to Integrate ANT's HbbTV Platform into its New SoC Solutions
--WOW! Launches Arris's Moxi-Based Whole-Home Solution
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 Association of National Advertisers (ANA) recently teamed with Forrester Research on a survey of around 100 national advertisers. Among other things, the study appears to show that advertisers are increasingly interested in broadcast-synchronized second-screen advertising, connected-TV advertising, set-top box data, and addressable advertising. "Compared to 2010, the number...

Smart Electronic Licenses ANT's Galio HbbTV Platform

-- German Set-top Manufacturer Developing Hybrid Boxes
Digital TV software specialist ANT said that it is licensing its Galio Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV platform to German set-top box manufacturer Smart Electronic . ANT said Smart Electronic plans to deliver HbbTV services under the SMART brand to viewers in Germany, using free, over-the-air broadcast signals. Based in Germany's Black Forest region, Smart Electronic is developing interactive services for hybrid set-tops that offer access to a portal featuring Web content, social networks, video-on-demand content...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ANT, eyeSight, Huan TV, Harmonic

--ANT Launches Second-Screen Solution, ANT Galio Move
--eyeSight Partners with China's Huan TV to Enable Gesture-Controlled Interactive TV on Connected TV's
--Harmonic Launches ProMedia Solutions for Optimizing Multiscreen Video Production and Processing
Because the [itvt] editorial team is catching up with a backlog of news--and has also been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. UK-based digital TV software company, ANT , has launched a second-screen solution called ANT Galio Move, which it plans to demo at IBC 2011. "ANT Galio Move enables TV viewers to make the most of their traditional viewing experience, through simultaneous use of...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- AOL Teams with i.TV for Relaunch of AOL TV -- Bravo Pushes Multiplatform 'Platinum Hit' -- Blinkx Builds Video Search App for Roku -- Tvinci Powers Dutch Online Video Portal -- ANT Building Set-Tops with Harvard International
A OL relaunched its site, and teamed up with mobile application developer i.TV to create new apps for Apple 's iPhone and iPad. The new site includes revamped interactive TV listings and increased video. AOL, which recently purchased The Huffington Post , said the redesigned site "furthers its position as a full service TV-viewing companion." More Bravo is banking on multiplatform distribution to drive its new "Platinum Hit" music series, which debuts May 30...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- MobiTV to Distribute Univision Programming -- DirecTV Survey May Hint At New Online Video Service -- Migratory Teams with ANT to Build Apps for HbbTV Devices
Video clips from Univision programming will soon be available on mobile phones, following a deal the top U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster struck with MobiTV Inc. The agreement will allow AT&T , Verizon Wireless , Sprint and T-Mobile subscribers with smartphones and tablets to access Univision content. Several news shows, entertainment programs and telenovelas will distributed by MobiTV, including “Noticiero Univision," “El Gordo y la Flaca" “Asi es la Vida." More DirecTV may be developing a new...