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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 4/7/14 (VII): UNIV, Verizon, Vestel, Freesat, Vubiquity, WebTuner, WWE, Xbox, MLG.tv, Linkin Park, Team Dakota, Xstream, Yahoo, YouTube, YouView, YuMe, Zenterio

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: Unified Video Technologies' (UNIV) uVOD OTT Managed Service Selected by Television Jamaica Parent , RJR Communications , to Enable New Linear and VOD OTT Offering, Targeted at Jamaican Expats in North America and Europe Verizon Launches "Quantum...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): Delivery Agent, DirecTV, i.TV, LiveClips, GetGlue, Discovery, Dish Network, Ensequence AdConneqt+, Espial, Fandango, Samsung, Freesat

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 201 3 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...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): ESPN, Eyepartner, ABC, Facebook, FilmOn, FremantleMedia, Freesat, FreeWheel, Google, httv, Irdeto, Kaltura, LiveU, Live Nation Entertainment, Ford

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): ESPN...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): SendtoNews, Civolution, ISC, Comcast, Conde Nast, DG, Edge-Core, Digisoft.tv, Discovery, Elemental Technologies, Float Left Interactive, Limelight, Fox, Freesat

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Digital News Syndication Agency, SendtoNews, Selects Civolution's Teletrax Technology to Monitor Usage of its Sports Video Content on TV Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) Launches Open Home Gateway Forum to Develop Open Source Software for Home Gateways Comcast Launches Technology Research & Development Fund; Initial...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Simulmedia, SoftAtHome, Suddenlink, TiVo, Samsung, Tesco, ThinkAnalytics, TWC, Twitter, Western Digital, YouTube, Freesat, zeebox, Viacom, NBCUniversal

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco) , we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: TV Ad-Targeting Company, Simulmedia, Raises an Additional $5 Million SoftAtHome Integrates Microsoft's Smooth Streaming Technology into its SoftAtHome Operating Platform (SOP) Suddenlink Launches TiVo Mini to Support Multi-Room DVR Service Telemundo Internacional in Deal with Samsung LatAm to Launch VOD App on Connected...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): BBC Red Button, Freesat, BeeSmart, Comcast

--Freesat Viewers Get Fuller Version of BBC Red Button Interactive TV Service
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through February 11th
--Interactive TV Technology Provider, BeeSmart, Trumpets 300% Year-over-Year Growth
--Comcast Launches "Missing Kids On Demand"
Because the [itvt] editorial team was busy last week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. We anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: 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...

News Round-Up (II): BBC iPlayer, LG Electronics, Plex, Miniweb

--BBC Launches New Version of the iPlayer, Says iPlayer Is Coming to More TV Devices
--LG Electronics in Connected-TV Deal with Media Center Software Company, Plex
--Miniweb Enables Broadband Video on Freeview and Freesat HD Devices
Due to the large volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IFA and the run-up to the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a couple of 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...

BBC Red Button Team Announces Open Source Release of its MHEG+ Interactive TV Toolkit

--MHEG+ Programming Language Powers BBC's ITV Services on Freeview and Freesat
In a posting on its Internet blog, Monday, by Mark Hatton, a senior software engineer from the BBC's TV Platforms Group , the BBC Red Button team announced the open source release of its MHEG+ toolkit under the Apache 2.0 license.

According to the BBC, MHEG+ is both a programming language and a suite of tools that was developed in-house by the corporation itself for building interactive TV services on the UK's...

News Round-Up

--Three New EBIF Tutorials Available on OEDN's Web Site
--Leslie Ellis Wins 2010 Women in Technology Award
--EchoStar to Launch "Slingloaded" DVR for UK's Freesat Platform
--never.no Powers Interactive Ad Campaign for Diesel
--PointRoll, Oddcast in Augmented Reality Partnership
--Rentrak Says Deal with Experian Will Enable Advertisers to Better Target TV Viewers
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: OEDN (note: the name is an acronym for "OCAP/EBIF Developer Network"), an organization which is attempting to drive application development efforts using the US cable industry's OCAP/tru2way and EBIF middleware standards and whose backers include Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, Charter and Bright House, has published three downloadable EBIF tutorials on its Web site , which it...

IMPALA Hails Success of UK's MHEG-Based Free-to-Air Satellite TV Platform, Freesat

--Platform Provides Access to BBC iPlayer via MHEG Interaction Channel
--Sagemcom Says its Freesat STB's Now Support iPlayer Access
The International MHEG Promotion Alliance (IMPALA) , an organization that was set up in 2006 by Strategy & Technology, Cabot Communications and EchoStar Europe to promote use of the MHEG middleware standard beyond the UK, has issued a public statement hailing the success of the UK's free-to-air satellite TV platform, Freesat , which has just announced that it has passed the one million customer mark.

Freesat, a joint venture between the BBC...

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