Ooyala Teams with WheelsTV to Test "POV Reviews" on eBay Motors

--Google Reported to Be in Discussions to Acquire Brightcove Switches from Silverlight to Flash to Power Online Video
UPDATE: After we went to press, Ooyala contacted [itvt] to let us know that
the launch of "POV Reviews," which was expected to take place today, has
been temporarily delayed. Broadband video platform provider, Ooyala (note: the company claims to have over 140 global media and enterprise customers, including Warner Bros., Electronic Arts and Sybase), said Wednesday that it is teaming with WheelsTV , a producer and distributor of automobile test drive videos,...

HSN Launches "HSN Shop App" iPhone Application

--App Offers Live Video Streaming, Interactive Features
HSN , the home shopping network, which has long been a pioneer in adopting new technologies (its Shop-by-Remote interactive TV application, for example, launched on Oceanic Time Warner Cable in early 2006), announced Monday the launch of a free iPhone/iPod touch application, which it bills as enabling it to offer the ecommerce industry's first "live-video 3-screen experience." According to the company, the new application, which is available for download in both the iTunes App Store...

New Interviews with Hand Eye Technologies' Jonathan Kessler and acrossair's Chetan Damani

--Topics Discussed Include Smartphone-Based Interactive TV and Augmented Reality
[itvt] has just published in-depth audio interviews with Jonathan Kessler , founder and CEO of Hand Eye Technologies, and with Chetan Damani , co-founder and managing director of acrossair. San Francisco-based Hand Eye Technologies has developed a software platform, called Hand Eye Interactive Technology (HIT), which enables viewers to use their camera-equipped smartphones to interact with highlighted hotspot objects on the TV screen (note: according to the company, the technology works with almost any video...

IMG Publishing Deploys KlickableTV's Interactive Video Technology

New York-based interactive video specialist, KlickableTV , announced Tuesday that it has formed a strategic partnership with IMG Publishing , a division of the sports and entertainment company, IMG. The first IMG Publishing property to deploy KlickableTV's technology as a result of the partnership is , some of whose merchandise videos now allow viewers to click within them in order to access additional information on showcased products and links to ecommerce opportunities. IMG says...