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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): AccuWeather, Aereo, Al Jazeera, BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer, Sky, Capablue, comScore, Current TV

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 --Fall-Discount pricing ends midnight tonight, October 31st!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format: AccuWeather Launches Windows 8 App CCIA, Internet Association Join Public Knowledge in Filing Amicus Briefs in Support of TV-Placeshifting Company, Aereo Aereo Files for Patent for Method of Streaming Local TV Broadcasts to...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Current TV, Fourth Wall Studios, httv, GMI, HbbTV, Televes, Hulu, iN Demand, Motorola Mobility, Comcast RDK, Rovi, Evolution Digital

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for a few weeks, because our editorial team was working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We are covering the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and will then resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a few more days to catch up with all recent developments, so...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Current TV, Digital Rapids, DTS, UltraViolet, Edgeware, Ericsson, Eyepartner, Haier, Harmonic

In order to catch up with the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past two weeks at IBC, IFA, CEDIA, IDF and beyond, we have prepared a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. Current TV Names News Veteran, Shelley Lewis, EVP of Programming Digital Rapids Previews Hybrid Live Encoder for Multiscreen Delivery and "Traditional" Television Digital Rapids, DTS Unveil UltraViolet Tools Edgeware Launches Convoy VDN...

"Social TV and its Impact on the Marketing, Monetization and Experience of Television" at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2011

[itvt] is pleased to present a video of "Social TV and its Impact on the Marketing, Monetization and Experience of Television," a panel session at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2011 (took place May 17th-18th in San Francisco). The panelists for the session were: Todd Greene , CEO, Loyalize Amber Harris , Director of Social Media, Discovery Communications Fraser Kelton , COO, GetGlue Ryan Lawler , NewTeeVee (Moderator) Somrat Niyogi , CEO, Miso Will Wright...

Interactive TV News Round-Up

--Report: Apple May Bring Gaming to Apple TV
--Current TV's Will Wright-Created Interactive TV Series, "Bar Karma," Premieres Tonight
--Court Lifts Stay of EchoStar Patent-Infringement Lawsuit against TiVo
--Envivio: Sales Have Doubled Due to Demand for Multiscreen Video Technologies
--Report: Google "in Final-Stage Discussions" to Acquire Next New Networks
--NCTA Denounces Google-Sony Proposal in FCC's AllVid Inquiry
--Netflix to Redesign its API
--Skype iPhone App Adds H.264 Support to Enable Video Calls to Connected-TV Devices
--Time Warner Cable Launches Standalone Whole House DVR Service for East Coast Customers
--YouView Confirms Commercial Launch Delayed until 2012
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: "New code in the iOS 4.2 beta 3 firmware hints that Apple TV may soon support online gaming," Engadget reported Wednesday. According to the publication, the code contains several references to "ATVGames" and "ATV Thunder" that "point to a controller of some sort, leaderboards (think Game Center), a way to schedule games (multiplayer?), and a store front...

Interactive TV News Round-Up

--Former MSNBC Host, Keith Olbermann, Joins Current TV
--HTC Invests $40 Million in Games-on-Demand Company, OnLive
--iDirect, Sky-Stream Enable Access to On-Demand Programming on Apple TV in Remote Locations
--LodgeNet Releases List of Top-10 VOD Movies on its In-Room Interactive TV Platform in 2010
--Twitpic Launches Video Sharing on Twitter
--Report: Wal-Mart's Vudu OTT Service Could Threaten iTunes' EST and Internet VOD Dominance
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: Current TV , a channel well known for its use of user-generated content and other interactive initiatives (including, for example, its VCAM--or "Viewer Created Ad Message"--program, which invites viewers to upload their own video ads for participating brands; and "Bar Karma," its soon-to-premiere interactive TV series created by "The Sims" creator, Will Wright, and Worldwide Biggies CEO,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Current TV, ESPN, Flingo, Adap.tv, GetGlue

--Current TV Begins Filming its New Interactive TV Series, "Bar Karma"
--ESPN Expands "TV Everywhere" Roll-Out with Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks
--Flingo in Connected-TV Partnership with Adap.tv
--Social-TV Check-In Service, GetGlue, in Partnership with Microsoft Xbox


Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy this week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011 , we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. We anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: 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. Our regular daily news coverage will return shortly.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Coincident TV, MTV, Comcast, Canoe Ventures, Current TV, Delivery Agent

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. Due to the volume of news we are covering in this issue, our summaries are somewhat more abbreviated than usual (note: extensive background information on most of the companies and technologies covered in this issue can be found by using itvt.com's search functionality). We apologize for any inconvenience to our readers: our regular...

News Round-Up (IV): Coincident TV, Comcast Spotlight, Concurrent, TellyTopia, Seth Green, Digital Broadcasting Group, Current TV, Will Wright

--Coincident TV Develops Interactive Video App for Fox Sports North
--Coincident TV Develops iPad and Web Interactive Video Trailers for 20th Century Fox Movies
--Comcast Spotlight's Interactive TV Ads Available in 10 Million Homes, Used by 160 Advertisers to Date
--Concurrent Acquires TellyTopia Assets
--Actor Seth Green, Digital Broadcasting Group Team on Live, Web-Based Interactive TV Reality Show
--Current TV in Interactive TV Partnership with "Sims" Creator, Will Wright
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on TVOT NYC Intensive (November 18th in New York City), our new show on the national interactive TV platform and the emerging ITV economy, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. We apologize for any inconvenience to our readers. Coincident TV has been tapped by Fox Sports North to develop a live-streaming interactive video application called Fox Sports North Prep Zone. "The multi-camera real-time video stream...

News Round-Up (III): ESPN-Xbox, Fox's Bitbop, Current TV

--ESPN, Microsoft in Exclusive Xbox Live Deal, Xbox Live GM Discusses Significance of Kinect for ITV
--Fox's Mobile VOD Service, Bitbop, Officially Launches
--Hollywood Reporter Details "Troubles" Facing Current TV
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering recent news stories in summary/round-up form. We apologize for any inconvenience to our readers. We will resume our regular format and publishing schedule tomorrow (Tuesday). ESPN has announced an exclusive deal with Microsoft to bring a range of content and services to the Xbox 360. "Beginning in November," ESPN states in its press materials, "Xbox Live Gold members...

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