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The iTV Doctor Is In!: What Do the Operators Do Now?

Dear Readers : When I started on this column last week, we hoped to publish it on Monday night (for a Tuesday morning audience). Because of the heavy news load on Monday and again on Tuesday, we're now publishing on Wednesday night--just after the news about Canoe surfaced. In a press announcement today, newly appointed Canoe CEO Joel Hassell said, "Canoe will conclude its national interactive TV initiatives. Cable's ITV business will continue through the...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Red Bee Media, Civolution, FX UK, Revision3

--Red Bee Media Launches Social Media-Enabled Programming Discovery Platform, RedDiscover
--Red Bee Teams with Civolution on ACR-Powered Second-Screen App for FX UK's "The Walking Dead"
--Revision3 Says Revenues Up 53%, Views Up 359% Year-Over-Year
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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Ubuntu TV, ConnecTV, Civolution, Dijit

--Canonical to Showcase "Ubuntu TV" Concept at CES
--ConnecTV Integrates Civolution's ACR Technology
--Dijit Launches iPad Version of its Content-Discovery/Remote-Control/Social-TV App
Due to the large volume of news being generated by this 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 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 (II): Broadcom, Sling Media, Myriad, Civolution

--Broadcom Integrates Sling Media SDK into New Set-Top Box SoC's
--Broadcom Partners with Myriad to Bring Android Apps to TV
--ACR Company, Civolution, to Debut Real-Time Content-Triggering Service for App Developers at CES
Because of the volume of news already being generated by next week's 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and because the [itvt] editorial team has a backlog of news to cover following TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 and our post-event vacation, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a...

Ensequence Adds Audio Detection Capabilities to iTV Manager Platform

-- iTV Provider Demonstrates ACR Integration at TVOT NYC Intensive
Ensequence said that it has added audio detection capabilities to its iTV Manager interactive platform which it says will allow programmers and advertisers to provide a more immersive viewing experience to viewers using smartphones and tablet computers. The company made its announcement at the TVOT NYC Intensive on Monday, where it is demonstrating interactive TV enhancements that take advantage of Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology. Its workshop on "Devising a Truly Multi-platform Strategy" begins at...

Ensequence to Integrate Civolution Watermarking Technology

-- Deal Could Allow Cable Programmers to Sync Content with Mobile Phones and Tablets
Cable programmers will be able to deliver interactive content to mobile phones and tablets that is synced to TV shows, under an agreement that Ensequence announced with Civolution Wednesday. The companies said that they will integrate Ensequence's iTV Manager platform with Civolution's VideoSync product, which uses automatic content recognition technology to identify programming that is being watched on a TV or PC. In addition to using Civolution's ACR technology to deliver second-screen content during live...

Ensequence, SeaChange International, Splat Interactive, Nielsen, BlackArrow and Civolution Join Canoe Ventures, Softel, Nagra, Rovi, RCDb, HSN, Visible World, Zeitera and Breakaway Communications as Sponsors of TVOT NYC Intensive 2011

[itvt] is pleased to announce that Ensequence , Splat Interactive , Nielsen , BlackArrow and Civolution have joined Canoe Venture s, Softel , Nagra , Rovi , RCDb , HSN , Visible World and Zeitera as sponsors of TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 (Monday, December 5th at 730 Third Avenue in Midtown Manhattan).

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): BBC Red Button, Channel 4's 4oD, Civolution

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through September 12th
--October 7th Transponder Closure to Result in Reductions in BBC Red Button Service
--Channel 4 Relaunches 4oD Catch-Up Service with New Personalization Features
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. We anticipate that it will take us several 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 news covered in this issue, please bear with us. The BBC has...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Civolution, Ex Machina, Miso, Vejo Park, Google TV

--Civolution Teams with Ex Machina, Miso, Vejo Park to Demo its New ACR Technology at IBC 2011
--Schmidt: Google TV to Launch in UK and Continental Europe Early Next Year
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. We anticipate that it will take us several 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 news covered in this issue, please bear with us. Civolution , a...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Cablevision, Civolution, Clearleap, LG Electronics

--Cablevision Launches Live Streaming App for iPhone, iPod touch
--Civolution Announces its IBC2011 Exhibit Plans
--Clearleap, LG Partner to Enable Operators to Deliver Programming OTT to LG Connected TV's
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several 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 news covered in this issue, please bear with us. Following its launch...

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