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Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Microsoft Xbox TV, MStar, Acetrax, NASCAR, ESPN

--Microsoft's Ballmer Demo's Xbox TV Platform
--MStar Incorporates Acetrax' VOD Service into its Connected-TV Software Platform
--NASCAR Expands Availability of its Interactive Video Product, Brings Content to WatchESPN
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us a few more days 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): ruwido, S3 Group, Broadcom, Teleplan

--ruwido Launches aura Gesture-Based Remote Control to Facilitate Interaction with ITV Content
--ruwido Launches voco media "Ergonomic" TV User Interface
--S3 Group, Broadcom Team to Enable Delivery of Digital TV Content to Multiple Devices
--S3, Teleplan in Exclusive North American Reseller Agreement for S3's StormTest Decision Line
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Hillcrest Labs, httv, SindiTV

--Hillcrest Labs Unveils Next Generation of its Motion-Control Product Portfolio
¬--France's httv, Singapore's SindiTV Form Strategic Partnership to Target Connected-TV Market
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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. Motion-control technology specialist,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): SMK, Movea, Softel, Taboola

--SMK Europe Integrates Movea Gesture-Recognition Tech into New RemoPad Remote Control
--Softel Publishes Guide to Subtitling and Captioning in Complex Workflows
--Video Recommendations Company, Taboola, Raises $9 Million in New Funding
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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. SMK Europe has...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Metaswitch, CableLabs, Oregan, Sharp, Panasonic, Omek Interactive

--Metaswitch Networks Wins CableLabs Innovation Showcase
--Oregan's Onyx Browser Now Available on Sharp Connected TV's in Italy
--Panasonic in Gestural Control Partnership with Omek Interactive
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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. Metaswitch Networks '...

Microsoft Unveils Xbox/Kinect-Based Interactive TV Ad Format, "NUads"

--NUads Enable Viewers to Interact with Advertising via Voice and Gesture
At the Cannes International Advertising Festival, Tuesday, Microsoft unveiled NUads (short for "Natural User-interface Ads"), an interactive TV advertising format that takes advantage of the voice- and gestural-control capabilities provided by the company's Kinect for Xbox 360 offering (note: a number of pay-TV operators are already delivering live and on-demand programming via the Xbox--see the article published on itvt.com, June 20th; Microsoft is also believed to be working on a TV platform, codenamed "Orapa," that brings together Kinect, the Xbox and the Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV platform--see the article published on itvt.com, March 11th).

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Softkinetic, TransGaming, Sony, Time Warner Cable, UltraViolet

--Softkinetic, TransGaming Enable Gesture-Based Gaming on Set-Top Boxes, Connected TV's
--Sony in IPTV Partnership with Time Warner Cable
--Major Studios Pledge Support for UltraViolet
Due to the large volume of news coming out of the Consumer Electronics Show, which kicked off Wednesday in Las Vegas, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up form. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the news generated by the show: 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...

Softkinetic Enables "Gesture-Based TV Experience" on Intel Atom CE4100

Softkinetic , a provider of 3D gesture-recognition software, said Tuesday that it will use the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week to unveil an interactive "gesture-based TV experience" that employs the Intel Atom Processor CE4100. The company says that it has adapted its iisu (stands for "the interface is you") middleware to the CE4100 to enable a "natural gesture experience" for a range of consumer applications, including interactive TV and movie channel navigation,...