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Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Audible Magic, Digitalsmiths, yap.TV, BBC Red Button

--Audible Magic Integrates its ACR Technology with Digitalsmiths' Content-Discovery Platform
--yap.TV Launches Audible Magic-Powered Sync-to-TV Capability
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through April 21st
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. Due to the volume of news being generated by the NAB Show this week, we anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): BBC Red Button, Bravo, Brightcove, NAB 2012, CBS

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through April 14th
--Bravo to Launch "play along" Second-Screen Experience, as Part of New "Digital Passion Point"
--Brightcove Tapped to Power Live and On-Demand Video Streaming of 2012 NAB Show
--CBS Launches "Shoot & Share Week" Social-Media Initiative
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 has released the schedule of programming and interactive content that will be available via the BBC Red Button service through April 14th. Bravo announced last week that it is designating "Digital" as its sixth "passion point" (i.e. key theme of its programming), alongside its existing "passion points"...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Fox, ACTV8.me, ATVOD, BBC Red Button, 2012 Olympics

--Fox Invests in, Signs Second-Screen Interactive TV Deal with ACTV8.me
--Amazon Instant Video App Launches on Sony PlayStation3
--ATVOD Reduces Fees for VOD Providers
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through April 7th
--BBC to Offer 24 HD-Quality Streams of 2012 Olympics Coverage via the Red Button
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. ACTV8.me , the social-TV start-up which earlier this year announced that it had formed a partnership with reality-TV producer Mark Burnett's One Three Television (see the article published on itvt.com, January 3rd), said Tuesday that it has signed an agreement to deploy multiple second-screen interactive TV experiences for Fox...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): BBC Red Button, "Casualty," Chyron, Comedy Central

--BBC to Offer Special Episode of "Casualty" via the Red Button
--Chyron Launches Second-Screen/Social-TV Platform, "Engage"
--Comedy Central's "Indecision" App to Bring Second-Screen Experience to 2012 Elections
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 (note: Spring Discount registration ends midnight Saturday!), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. The BBC has announced plans to offer a special supplemental episode of its long-running primetime medical drama, " Casualty ," via its red-button interactive TV service next month. The episode will explore the military past of one of the show's newer characters, Major...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer, Xbox Live, Brightcove, NBC

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through March 24th
--BBC iPlayer Launches on Xbox Live
--Brightcove Powers NBC's New Emmy-Screener iPad App
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 has released the schedule of programming and interactive content that will be available via the BBC Red Button service through March 24th. In other BBC news: 1) The corporation has announced the launch of the BBC iPlayer on Microsoft's Xbox Live free platform--meaning that the online catch-up...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ADB, mPortal, SeaChange, CableLabs, Aereo, BBC Red Button

-- ADB, mPortal, SeaChange at CableLabs Winter Conference -- Aereo Files Countersuit against Broadcasters -- BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through March 17th
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. A number of companies have contacted [itvt] to let us know about their activities at the CableLabs Winter Conference, taking in place in Philadelphia this week (March 11th-13th): 1) Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) is demo'ing: a) Its Commercial Video Solution, which it says has been launched by two major...

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 (I): Amazon, Viacom, Lovefilm, BBC Red Button, Blip

--Amazon in Instant Streaming Deal with Viacom
--Senior Management Changes at Amazon's Lovefilm
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through February 19th
--Blip Raises $12 Million, Loses ".tv"
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. Amazon.com last week announced a licensing agreement with Viacom that will help significantly expand the programming line-up for the streaming video service it offers to subscribers to its Amazon Prime service (note: for more on Amazon Prime Instant Video, see the article published on itvt.com, February 23rd, 2011). The...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ABC, Xbox Live, AT&T U-verse, BBC Red Button

--ABC Promotes "The River" via Interactive Experience on Xbox Live
--AT&T Launches U-verse iPad App
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through February 12th
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. ABC recently offered a Kinect -powered interactive experience on the Xbox Live platform, in order to drive interest in the series premiere of its show, "The River." "'The River' experience on Xbox Live allows viewers to go behind the scenes and uncover clues related to the disappearance of Dr...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Access, BBC Red Button, BBC News

--Access Launches DLNA-Certified Solution for Sharing Content on TV's, PC's, Tablets and Smartphones
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through February 5th
--BBC News App Now Available for Android Tablets
Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 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...

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