The Filter

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 2/26/14 (III): Qplay, Roku, Rovi, Veveo, SeaChange, ThinkAnalytics, TiVo, Evolution Digital, TMS, The Filter, NCM, Twitter, Intel, Wowza, WWE, MLBAM, TheFineBros

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014 ( June 10th-11th in San Francisco --purchase your Super-Early-Bird Discount tickets here! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: TiVo Co-Founders, James Barton and Mike Ramsay, Launch Internet-Video Company, Qplay ; Company Promises to Let Users "Curate Internet Video across the Web and Enjoy Highly Personalized Streams of Content Called Q's"; Qplay System Consists of... to Use Video Recommendations Technology from Peter Gabriel-Backed The Filter

--Microsoft Files Patent for TV Recommendations System
The Filter , a white-label provider of video recommendation and relevance systems that is backed by rock musician, Peter Gabriel, announced last week that it has been tapped by NBC (which will be its biggest client to date) to power short-form video recommendations for the broadcast network's Web site. According to the company, its technology will bring to the fore relevant video selections from NBC's catalog (which includes clips from such shows as "Chuck," "30...