Digital TV Labs

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Civolution, Vetrya, Comcast, Outdoor Channel, Cox, Digital TV Labs, DirecTV, Fox, Dish, Entone, European Commission, Eyepartner, Get This, Golf Channel

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco-- special $300 discount on tickets ends midnight April 30th! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format. Italian Social-TV Channel, La3, Taps Civolution and Vetrya to Power New "HyperSync" Broadcast-Synchronized Interactive TV App; App Employs Civolution's SyncNow ACR Technology Civolution's SyncNow ACR Technology Powers "Horse Tracker" Second-Screen Interactive TV App for...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Access, Vestel, ACTV8.me, Fox, Agama, Microsoft Mediaroom, GCI, TiVo, Apple, BBC, Bottle Rocket, WWE, CBS, Grubwithus, Digital TV Labs, HbbTV

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): CableLabs tru2way Interop, Eric Elia, Digitalsmiths, Digital TV Labs, Disney/ABC, Comcast, Espial, Imagine Communications, FourthWall Media, Microsoft Advertising

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

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Capablue, Digital TV Labs, DISH Network

--Capablue Launches Suite of Connected-TV Solutions
--Digital TV Labs Launches Interoperability-Testing Solution for OTT, Hybrid-TV, HbbTV
--Dish Whole-Home HD DVR Service, Offering 2,000 Hours of Storage, Now Commercially Available
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. Capablue , a provider of content and commerce solutions for connected-TV devices, on Thursday unveiled its "Connected" suite of connected-TV products. "Connected Plus, Connected Lite, Connected Commerce and Connected Companion will enable brands and broadcasters to connect with consumers by removing the complexity of today's TV ecosystem," the company states...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Canoe Ventures, Comcast, Opera, Digital TV Labs

--Canoe Ventures Continues Hiring Spree, Outlines How New Hires Will Support its Strategy
--Comcast Casts Light on its Connected-TV Plans
--Opera Using Digital TV Labs' Ligada Test Tool to Facilitate HbbTV Browser Integration
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. Canoe Ventures has appointed David Kelly as VP of affiliate relations, reporting to CFO, Neil Schaffer. The company has also provided more information on its recent hires and promotions of industry veterans Chris Pizzurro, Jonathan Bokor and Sanjay Patel (see the article published on itvt.com, September 15th), explaining how they will...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Digital TV Labs, httv, Metalligence, Massive

--Digital TV Labs Automates HbbTV Consortium Test Suite
--httv Integrates its New httvBOX Solution with Metalligence Set-Top
--Massive Launches Cross-Platform UI Development Toolkit for IPTV, Online Video and Mobile TV
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA and IBC trade shows--and 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): ClipSync, RealNetworks, CTAM, Canoe, Digital TV Labs

--Social-TV Company, ClipSync, Receives Investment from RealNetworks
--Deadline for Entering CTAM/Canoe Ventures "ITV Idol" App Contest is This Friday
--Digital TV Labs to Highlight HbbTV Solutions at IBC 2011
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: RealNetworks has made an undisclosed investment in San Francisco-based social-TV specialist, ClipSync , a company with which it has been working closely for some time now. "For the second consecutive year, ClipSync is the exclusive viewer engagement platform for SuperPass, the online video and VIP premium programming service from RealNetworks," RealNetworks...

Digital TV Labs Launches CI+ Test Tool to Ensure Interoperability of CI+ Interactive Applications

Digital TV Labs , a company which provides conformance products and services for DVB-based markets, and which was formed in 2005 by a group of former executives of Cabot Communications (see the article published on itvt.com, December 20th, 2005), contacted [itvt] Tuesday to let us know that it will launch its new CI+ Test Tool for developing, testing and debugging CI+ implementations on host receivers at the IBC in Amsterdam later this week (booth 2.C27)...

News Round-Up (V): Digital TV Labs, Envivio, Epix, Charter

--Digital TV Labs to Launch CI+ Test Tool at IBC
--Envivio Secures $15 Million in New Funding, "Strengthens" Management Team
--Epix's Online Video Service Now Available to Charter Customers
The [itvt] editorial team is currently on the road, 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. It will likely take a short while 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 Round-Up (III)

--Delivery Agent Appoints New CFO
--Digital TV Labs Approved as First Test Facility for Freeview Australia EPG
--DirecTV Launches Whole-Home DVR Service
--Invidi Awarded US Patents for its Addressable Advertising Technology
The [itvt] editorial team will be on the road this week and next, so we will be 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. Delivery Agent , a company that specializes in developing what it calls "shopping-enabled" entertainment (i.e. ecommerce marketplaces) for entertainment/media companies (note: for more on...