Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 3/3/15 (V): Nickelodeon, Nielsen, YuMe, Nintendo, Ooyala, Optus, Nokia, Panasonic, RDK, DVB, Rentrak, Roku, Rovi, Lionsgate, Samsung, Telltale Games

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2015 (June 23rd-24th in San Francisco -- purchase your Early-Bird tickets here !), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): DramaFever, DVB, Interactive Emmys, Envivio, Espial, Sharp, Samsung, RDK, HbbTV, ESPN, Google, Expect Labs

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 2014 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period, we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke). We expect it will take us a few weeks to catch...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): Concurrent, Cubiware, TiVo, Disney/ABC, Ray Dolby, DVB, Elemental Technologies, Comedy Central, Emmys, Brian Seth Hurst, Equilibrium, Ericsson

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2013 ( December 11th in New York City ), and because of the huge volume of news generated by the IBC and IFA conferences, we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format (note: if you have sent us a press release or briefed us about a piece of news, and don't yet see it covered here, please bear with us): Portuguese...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Appear TV, Avira, Labwise, BBC, CBS, DTG, DVB, Edgeware, Entropic, Rovi, GlobalSat, EchoStar, IP4.tv, TiVo

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)--and because of the large volume of news being generated by the IBC--we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format. We anticipate that it will take us a couple of days to catch up with all the recent developments, so if you have sent us a press release or...

News Round-Up (I): 3view, MaxLinear, Hulu (ASq), AT&T U-verse TV

--3view, MaxLinear Launch Hybrid IPTV/DVB-T2 HD DVR for the UK Market
--Multiple Web Video Sites to Launch Hulu-Developed Choose-Your-Own-Ad Format, ASq
--AT&T's New U-verse Mobile App Lets Customers Download Shows to iPhone
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...

Verimatrix Teams with I-Systems to Deploy DVB-C/IPTV Hybrid Pay-TV System for Chilean Operator

--Deployment Also Employs GoBackTV Middleware and VOD Servers, Xavi Set-Top Boxes
Content security specialist, Verimatrix , said Tuesday that it has teamed with Santiago, Chile-based systems integrator, I-Systems , to deploy a hybrid DVB-C/IPTV system for Chilean operator, Gtd Manquehue. According to the company, I-Systems is using its Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS) for DVB as part of a digital TV platform that includes middleware and VOD servers from GoBackTV and hybrid set-top boxes from Xavi.

Gtd Manquehue's new hybrid TV service...

News Round-Up (III)

--Cox Unveils Cisco/tru2way-Powered "Plus Package," Featuring Frog-Designed/NDS-Built "Trio" Guide
--DISH Network, Univision Partner on National RFI Interactive TV Advertising Product
--DVB Completes First Live Transmission Using New DVB-C2 Standard
--Ensequence Partners with Softel, S&T, VDS to Offer Single-Source Interactive TV Platform
The [itvt] editorial team is currently on the road, so we are covering today's stories in round-up/summary form. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience to our readers. Cox Communications has announced a new "TV experience," called the Plus Package, that is based on tru2way-powered Cisco 8642 HD/DVR and 1642 HD receivers. While the new offering features, among other things, whole-home DVR functionality and an expanded line-up of HD channels, what Cox calls its "crown...

Digisoft Unveils Support for Hybrid DVB/IP Personalized Digital Video Services

At the NAB show in Las Vegas, Monday, Cork, Ireland-based digital TV technology provider, Digisoft , announced the general availability of its DigiHost Service Delivery Platform and Java-based middleware for the delivery of advanced, hybrid DVB/IP personalized digital video services. The company says it will be demo'ing the solutions, together with various "revenue-generating" applications and services, in the NAB's Destination Broadband Pavilion (Upper South Hall, Booth SU9506D).

According to Digisoft, the DigiHost...

Multiplatform/Interactive TV News Round-Up (III)

--Deutsche Telekom, DISH Network, Google TV, Dreampark, DVB, Ensequence, Entone, Envivio, Epix, Ericsson, Espial, FCC, Freeview NZ, Frontier Communications
Since February 3rd, [itvt] Daily News has been on hiatus, while the [itvt] editorial team produced the TV of Tomorrow Show 2010 --and then took a few days off to recover. This is the third of eight round-up articles, in which we are covering some of the more significant developments in the multiplatform/interactive TV space that took place during our hiatus: Deutsche Telekom has announced the winners of its 2009 Deutsche Telekom Interactive TV Award...

Icareus Delivers Range of Interactive TV Solutions to Radio Television Brunei

Helsinki-based interactive TV company, Icareus (note: the company's offerings include a range of authoring and delivery solutions for MHP, OCAP/tru2way, MHEG and other platforms, as well as an extensive catalog of off-the-shelf interactive TV games and other applications), contacted [itvt] last week to let us know that it has delivered a range of interactive TV solutions to Bruneian national broadcaster, Radio Television Brunei (RTB) . The broadcaster--which operates five digital TV channels, RTB 1 and...