Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 2/17/15 (III): Concurrent, SeaChange, Delivery Agent, DISH, Sling TV, DLNA, Epoxy, Facebook, FCC, FourthWall, Fullscreen, Google, Grapevine

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2015 (June 23rd-24th in San Francisco --purchase your Super Early-Bird tickets here !), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Former Rivals, Concurrent and SeaChange, Announce "Collaborative Partnership to Supply Software and Content-Delivery Network Technologies to a Leading Video Service Provider in North America"; Partnership Sees SeaChange Reselling Concurrent's UpShift Unified Content Delivery Solution and Object Storage...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 9/25/14 (III): Cisco, A+E, Nielsen, Civolution, Cubiware, DirecTV, Univision, Dish, Scripps, Disney, DLNA, Edgeware, Elemental, Endemol, Entone, Envivio, Ericsson

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2014 (December 9th in New York City--purchase your Early-Bird tickets here !), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Cisco, A+E Networks Trumpet Successful Integration and Testing of Nielsen ID3 Tagging Cisco Expanding its Videoscape Virtualized Video Processing (V2P) Solution "to Virtualize and Orchestrate all Functions Required to Produce and Deliver Multiscreen Video" ACR Specialist, Civolution, Powering Broadcast-Synchronized Second-Screen ITV...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 3/24/14 (II): Boxfish, Broadpeak, CableLabs, Canal+, Cartoon Network, Cisco, RDK, Comcast, Comigo, Dish, DLNA, DTVKit, Ericsson, Facebook, 20th Century Fox

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014 (June 10th-11th in San Francisco-- purchase your tickets here !), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Content-Discovery Company, Boxfish , Raises $7 Million in Series-B Funding Round Led by Atlantic Bridge and Including Samsung ; Company's Technology Analyzes Speech across Multiple Channels to Generate Detailed Real-Time Data on Programming Content Broadpeak Teams with Eutelsat to...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): Comcast X1, DLNA, Cox, Cisco, ThinkAnalytics, Tribune Media Services, Disney/ESPN, NFL, CBS, CNET, Dish Hopper, Envivio, Google TV, Epix

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period--as well as the huge volume of news generated last week by CES 2013--we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VIII): PlayJam, Rovi, Sagemcom, RVU, DLNA, Softel, Tapcast.TV

--PlayJam Names Games-Industry Figures to its Board, Receives Investment from LVP
--Rovi in DivX Plus HD Deal with Sagemcom
--RVU Alliance Remote User Interface Included in DLNA Interoperability Guidelines
--Softel CEO, Sam Pemberton, to Present at NAB
--TapCast.TV Launches Social-TV Platform
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. Interactive TV games company, PlayJam , has added three senior games-industry executives to its board and advisory board: Tony Bartel, president of GameStop; Charles Huang, co-founder of Red Octane; and Chris Lee, co-founder of FreeStyleGames and Media Molecule. The company has also received an investment from London Venture Partners...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): CNN, DLNA

--CNN Launches "TV Everywhere" Service
--CNN Says Over 10 Million Consumers Worldwide Have Downloaded its Mobile Apps
--DLNA Sees "Unprecedented Growth" in Connected-TV Space
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: Time Warner-owned CNN has become the latest cable network to launch a "TV Everywhere" service (note: the "TV Everywhere" programming distribution model, which was originally championed by Time Warner chairman and CEO, Jeff Bewkes, seeks, via authentication technology, to make programming that pay-TV customers have already paid for through their cable,...

Cable Operators Test Sharing of Premium Content on Home Network Devices

CableLabs said it recently hosted a demonstration that saw 10 industry technology suppliers showing how they could share premium content from a DVR on a home network, shuttling the content to connected TVs and other devices. It also demonstrated how to use a mobile phone to select content form a home network device, and control playing that content on another device such as a TV set. Several pay TV providers have already deployed applications for...

News Round-Up (II): Bravo, Groupon, CableLabs (tru2way), Citrus Suite, Project Canvas

--Bravo Launches Two-Screen Social/Interactive TV App for iPad, Partners with Groupon
--CableLabs Interop Demo's Sharing of DVR Content Between tru2way STB's and DLNA-Certified Devices
--Citrus Suite Tapped to Develop Interactive TV Application for Project Canvas
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 anticipate that it will take a few 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, please bear with us. We apologize...

Open IPTV Forum Forms Working Relationships with DLNA, DVB, ETSI

-- LG, Samsung, Sony Pictures, Valens to Form HDBaseT Alliance
The Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) --an industry group that is attempting to bring together telcos, consumer electronics manufacturers, and network infrastructure providers, in order to develop specifications for an open, end-to-end solution that will facilitate development and deployment of interactive, personalized IPTV services (note: the organization, whose founding members include Ericsson, FT Group, Nokia Siemens, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony and Telecom Italia, recently published the Architecture Specification for IPTV infrastructure elements and services to be...