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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VI): Shazam, Google+, Social Studios, SPB TV, Synacor, Technicolor, Time Warner, Ball State University, TiVo Research and Analytics, TiVo, TVNZ

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 ( June 25th-26th in San Francisco -- Super-Early-Bird Registration ends midnight Thursday!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: ACR Company, Shazam, Surpasses 300 Million Users, Unveils New User Experience for iPad and Android Tablets; New Features Include Redesigned Home Screen, New Layout for Tag Results, New Streams of Other Users' Tagging Activities, and More Shazam...

Ball State University Center for Media Design to Host TVOT NYC Intensive Workshop Session, "Researching the Second Screen and Social Viewing: Two Recent Studies"

[itvt] is pleased to announce that Ball State University's Center for Media Design (CMD) will be hosting a workshop at TVOT NYC Intensive (December 5th, 730 Third Avenue, New York: view the schedule of sessions here ; purchase tickets here ). Entitled " Researching the Second Screen and Social Viewing: Two Recent Studies ," the workshop will see CMD researchers summarizing the findings from: 1) an eye-tracking study of viewers' distribution of visual attention between...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): HSN, Intel, Intrasonics, Ball State University

--HSN Enables Second-Screen tCommerce via QR Codes
--Intel to Close its Digital Home Group
--ACR-Based Interactive TV Company, Intrasonics, Launches SDK
--Ball State University Center for Media and Design in ACR Partnership with Intrasonics
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. Multiplatform retailer, HSN (which has a history of pioneering interactive TV/tcommerce in the US), debuted Quick Response (QR) codes as a tcommerce mechanism on its HSN HD channel during its recent Innovation Weekend (October 7th-10th). "Reaffirming its position as a leader in transactional innovation, HSN will be the first ever retailer...

News Round-Up (I): Ball State University, Bell TV, Brightcove

--Ball State University Installs Closed-Loop Interactive TV Testing Lab
--Bell TV Launches VOD Service for Satellite-TV Subscribers
--New Brightcove Release Offers More Analytics Tools, Audio Quality Detection
Due to the large volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. Our regular news coverage will return shortly. OEDN (note: the name is an acronym for "OCAP/EBIF Developer Network"), an organization which is attempting to drive application development efforts using the US cable industry's OCAP/tru2way and EBIF middleware standards and whose backers include Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, Charter and Bright House,...