cloud tv

News Round-Up (I): Accedo Broadband, Widevine, ActiveVideo Networks, Cisco, Alticast

--Accedo Broadband in OTT Video Partnership with Widevine
--ActiveVideo Networks Teams with Cisco to Demo Cloud-Based Interactive TV
--Alticast Demo's Range of Interactive TV Products at IBC
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a couple of days for us 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,...

New iTV Doctor Column on Interactive TV and "The Cloud"

[itvt] has just published the LATEST EDITION of Rick Howe 's regular column, The iTV Doctor Is In! This week, the good doctor attempts to explain what exactly is meant by "The Cloud" and what its significance is for interactive TV. He is assisted by John Callahan , CTO of cloud-based interactive TV specialist, ActiveVideo Networks , and that company's director of technical business development, Jeremy Edmonds .

News Round-Up (I)

--ActiveVideo Networks Acquires Interactive TV Games Company, TAG Networks
--ActiveVideo Networks Integrates CloudTV Tech with SMiT's CI+ Modules
--ANT Selected by Kathrein for HbbTV Devices
--AT&T Launches U-verse Online Portal Launches Direct-to-Consumer Online Service in Private Beta
The [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, so we are covering most stories in round-up/summary form, and we anticipate that there will be some additional interruptions of our regular news publishing schedule beyond that. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience to our readers. Cloud-based interactive TV technology company, ActiveVideo Networks , has announced that it has acquired TAG Networks , an interactive TV games company with which it has worked very...

New Interview with Clearleap Co-Founder and CEO, Braxton Jarratt

--[itvt]'s Daily News Coverage Will Resume Later This Week
[itvt] has just published a radio interview with Braxton Jarratt , co-founder and CEO of Clearleap , an Atlanta-based company which offers a technology platform for bringing Internet-sourced video content to television sets. Among other things, he discusses his company's cloud-based approach to on-demand and interactive TV; its recently announced project with FourthWall which saw the companies developing a video-centric, unbound EBIF interactive weather application featuring content from The Weather Channel ( see the article...

New Interview on ActiveVideo's Interactive TV Work with Cablevision and Time Warner Cable

--Plus a New Interview on 180Squared's Work on the Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV Platform
[itvt] has just published in-depth interviews with Jeff Miller , president and CEO of ActiveVideo Networks , a company that specializes in technologies for cloud-based interactive TV and whose customers include Cablevision and Time Warner Cable, and with Amir Littman , co-founder and VP of business development at 180Squared , a company best known for providing software and integration services for Microsoft's Mediaroom IPTV platform. Miller discusses ActiveVideo's work with Cablevision and Time Warner Cable;...