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Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Alticast, BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer

--Alticast Launches Windmill End-to-End Interactive TV "Ecosystem"
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through March 10th
--BBC's Daniel Danker Calls for Simplified Connected-TV Experience
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. Interactive TV software company, Alticast , has unveiled Windmill, which it bills as an end-to-end digital interactive ecosystem for TV operators, that offers support for cable, satellite, digital terrestrial, IPTV and hybrid-TV systems. "Alticast's Windmill ecosystem builds on the company's longstanding expertise in open, standards-based software, providing an intuitive...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): BBC iPlayer, BeeSmart, Icareus, Bravo, Chase

--BBC Trust Publishes Final Version of BBC iPlayer Syndication Guidelines
--BeeSmart Taps Icareus to Develop Social-TV Apps for its Middleware Platform
--Bravo Partners with Chase to Enhance New Culinary Competition Series
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 Trust has published the final version of its guidelines for syndication of the BBC iPlayer to third-party platforms and devices (note: for background on the guidelines, see the articles published on itvt.com, January 12th, February 23rd and November 9th, 2011). "Stakeholders raised some concerns about our provisional...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Adobe, BBC iPlayer, Brightcove

--Adobe Unveils "Primetime" Integrated Video Publishing, Advertising and Analytics Platform
--BBC Releases New Version of iPlayer App for Android
--New Version of Brightcove's App Cloud Adds Push-Messaging, Content-Level Analytics
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 ( note: early-bird discount registration ends tonight! ), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Adobe has unveiled an integrated video technology platform, code-named Project Primetime, which it says will enable "smooth, TV-like experiences for ad-supported videos across Web-connected devices," and will work across "all major" platforms, including iOS , Android , desktop operating systems and connected...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Jivox, MC, NBC, Super Bowl, Roku, BBC iPlayer, HBO Go

--Jivox Offering Customizable Interactive Video Ads for Political Campaigns
--Music Choice (MC) Provides Statistics on Usage of its Interactive TV Channel, SWRV
--NBC Provides Usage Statistics for its Live Streaming of Super Bowl XLVI
--Roku Offering BBC iPlayer in UK
--Bewkes Calls on Pay-TV Operators to Offer HBO Go on Roku and Other Connected-TV Platforms
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. Cross-platform interactive video advertising specialist, Jivox , last week announced the release of customized interactive ads for political campaigns. "The Jivox Political Ad Kit enables candidates to embed video messages across multiple screens, including speeches and messages on specific issues, build audiences on social media channels and actively engage...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Azuki, Showtime, BBC iPlayer, Brainient

--Azuki Powers Showtime's New "TV Everywhere" Service for iPad
--Mobiles, Tablets, Connected TV's Drive "Huge Spike" in BBC iPlayer Usage
--Interactive Video Advertising Company, Brainient, Raises $1.8 Million, Plans to Open NY Office
Due to the large volume of news generated by last 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 more 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 (V): Grande Communications, TiVo, BBC iPlayer, TVonics, Vizio, Hulu

--Grande to Use TiVo STB to Combine Linear-TV, VOD, IP Video and Interactive TV Apps into Single UI
--TiVo Reports Higher Revenues and Losses, Beats Guidance, Loses More Subs
--Software Upgrade Brings BBC iPlayer to TVonics HD DVR's
--Vizio's New Tablet Features Hulu Plus
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. TiVo said Wednesday that it has signed a deal with Texas-based cable operator, Grande Communications , under which its TiVo Premiere will be the exclusive DVR promoted by Grande. "As a result of the new relationship, TiVo Premiere DVR's and TiVo's multi-room solution...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer, Coca-Cola, YouTube

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through August 29th
--BBC Worldwide Launches International Version of iPlayer in Western Europe
--Coca-Cola Germany Launches Interactive YouTube Video to Promote Sprite Zero
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks--as well as working on our second annual TVOT NYC Intensive event--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...

BBC iPlayer Launches on BT Vision

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...

t-Bone TV Building Social TV Platform

-- Anthony Rose, BBC iPlayer Developer and Former YouView CTO, Leads Startup

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