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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Comcast, Network DVR, Concurrent, Cox, Digital Rapids, Ericsson, Eyepartner, Fanhattan, Floats

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 ( June 25th-26th in San Francisco -- Super-Early-Bird Registration ends midnight Thursday!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Comcast Exec. Casts Light on MSO's Next-Generation "X2" Cloud-Based Guide; Guide Will Offer Personalized Recommendations and Content "Collections," "Stronger Editorial Voice" Report: Comcast Seeking Architect to Build Network DVR for its X1 Platform Concurrent Trumpets Deployment of...

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...

News Round-Up

--AirTies, GooMe Interactive in OTT Partnership
--Brightcove Tapped to Power New Finnish Broadband TV Service
--Analyst: EchoStar May Buy TiVo
--Google Launches Search Stories Video Creator
--Juniper to Acquire Ankeena
--Telstra in OTT Deal with LG Electronics, ABC (Australia) in OTT Deal with Sony
--Netflix's New Deals with Fox, Universal Impose 28-Day Delay on Streaming New Releases
--ninemsn Launches Catch-Up TV Service
--Visible Measures to Support HTML5 Video Measurement
--Wowza, Digital Rapids in Three-Screen Video Partnership
Here is a round-up of some other recent interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: AirTies and GooMe Interactive have announced a joint OTT solution, consisting of 1) an AirTies set-top box with advanced graphics capabilities, supporting pause-live-TV and progressive download via Flash memory (i.e. without the need for a hard drive), and 2) GooMe's M Cube platform, which the company bills as "a content management system that allows the...