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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Aereo, CEA, Amazon Prime, Avail-TVN, Nook Video, BBC Red Button, Walmart, Boxee, BSkyB, BT Vision, "Cable Interacts," CableLabs

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 headlines format: Controversial TV-Placeshifting Service, Aereo, Wins Support of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Amazon Testing $7.99-per-Month Subscription for Amazon Prime Argentina's Cablevision Taps Avail-TVN for VOD Launch Barnes & Noble in Nook Video Deals with NBCUniversal, 20th Century Fox Home...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): ABC, IntoNow, Aereo, Alticast, AT&T, Xbox, BBC, Olympics, BT Vision, CableNET, Cablevision, CBC,, NeuLion, LaunchFire

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show , we are covering stories in this issue as a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. ABC Taps Yahoo !'s IntoNow for ACR-Powered Second-Screen "Revenge" Promotion Broadcasters Submit Filing in Aereo Case Alticast to Showcase its Windmill End-to-End Interactive TV Ecosystem at Cable Show AT&T Suspends U-verse TV on Xbox in Order to...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Synacor, TiVo, Microsoft, UKTV, BT Vision

--Synacor Taps Michael Bishara to Lead its "TV Everywhere" Efforts
--TiVo, Microsoft Agree to Dismiss their Patent Litigation
--UKTV in Linear-TV and VOD Content Deal with BT Vision
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. Synacor has named Michael Bishara--who at HBO oversaw the development and roll-out of that company's "TV Everywhere" service, HBO Go--VP and general manager of TV Everywhere. "Prior to his current position, Bishara was senior vice president, HBO Broadband/Digital Group where he was responsible for the overall strategy, development and...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Imagine, Microsoft Mediaroom, BT Vision, iThentic, 3 O'Clock TV

--Imagine's ICE Video Platform Certified for Microsoft Mediaroom
--Report: BT Vision to Drop Microsoft Mediaroom
--iThentic, 3 O'Clock TV Launch Interactive Web Thriller, "Guidestones"
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. Digital video solutions provider, Imagine Communications , said Tuesday that its ICE Video Platform IPTV transcoder has successfully completed qualification testing for the Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV middleware and applications platform. The testing was administered by Tech Mahindra, as part of the Microsoft Mediaroom Interoperability and Qualification Lab (IQ Lab...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): BT Vision, Charter, Turner, Eyeview, Hulu

--Report: BT Vision to Add Personalization, Social-TV Features
--Charter in "TV Everywhere" Partnership with Turner
--Personalized Video Advertising Company, Eyeview, Raises $5.2 Million
--Hulu Unveils Original Programming Slate for First Half of 2012
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 (I): Bravo, BT Vision, Canoe Ventures

--New Season of Bravo's "Top Chef" to Feature "Fully Integrated Transmedia Play"
--BT Vision's New Interactive Guide Designed to Give Viewers Impression of Interacting with Real Person
--Canoe Responds to Critical Article in New York Post
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. Bravo has announced that the ninth season of the show, "Top Chef," will feature a Toyota -sponsored "transmedia play" that will allow viewers to follow storylines across multiple platforms. "Original video content on digital platforms will directly impact the on-air storyline, and only by participating on multiple levels will fans get...

BBC iPlayer Launches on BT Vision

Interactive TV News Round-Up

--Bluefin Unveils Tech for Analyzing Real-Time Viewer Response to TV Shows and Ads via Social Media
--New EMEA Hire, Customer Wins for Brightcove
--BT Vision Adds 40,000 Subscribers in Q4
--Cable VOD Offerings Celebrate Black History Month
--Hulu in Content Deal with Viacom
--CEO Kilar Provides Information on Hulu's Growth and Financials
--Kaltura in Broadband Video Partnership with Siemens IT
--MTV Launches Micropayment-Based Online VOD Service
--Russia's IMAQLIQ Integrates Opera's Browser Technology into its IPTV Devices
--Suddenlink Rolls Out VOD in Cabot, Arkansas
--Time Warner's Bewkes Confirms Premium VOD Plans
--Verimatrix Secure's PMT's OViVO Personalized
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue. Bluefin Labs has unveiled technology which it says will "discover and analyze what people say via social media about the shows and ads they watch on television in real time. The technology, currently in pilot with several global brands, agencies and media companies, lets marketers see audience response to mass media, providing insight to develop measurably more...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Boxee, Bravo, Bright House Networks, BT Vision, BlackArrow (SeaChange), Brightcove, CableLabs, Cablevision, Canoe Ventures

[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:

--BT Vision Planning to Launch VOD Advertising
--DirecTV Teams with Panasonic to Launch 3D Channels
--Groups Seek to Expand COPPA to Interactive TV, Other New Media
Here is a round-up of some other recent interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: UK incumbent telco, BT , plans to introduce advertising in the first half of 2011 in association with the VOD programming it offers on its Microsoft Mediaroom-powered hybrid DTT/IP platform, BT Vision, Marc Watson, chief executive of TV and online services at BT Retail, told Media Week last week. "Absolutely we will look to offer...