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Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Canoe Ventures, Comcast, Opera, Digital TV Labs

--Canoe Ventures Continues Hiring Spree, Outlines How New Hires Will Support its Strategy
--Comcast Casts Light on its Connected-TV Plans
--Opera Using Digital TV Labs' Ligada Test Tool to Facilitate HbbTV Browser Integration
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. Canoe Ventures has appointed David Kelly as VP of affiliate relations, reporting to CFO, Neil Schaffer. The company has also provided more information on its recent hires and promotions of industry veterans Chris Pizzurro, Jonathan Bokor and Sanjay Patel (see the article published on itvt.com, September 15th), explaining how they will...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Coincident, Comcast, Breastcancer.org, DTG, HbbTV

--Coincident's "Music Explorer" App Wins First Place in Two Categories at Video Hack Day SF
--Comcast Launches Multiplatform TV Campaign to Support Breastcancer.org's Pink Ribbon Campaign
--Digital Television Group Approves HbbTV-Based Connected-TV Spec for UK
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 couple of 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. Interactive...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Digital TV Labs, httv, Metalligence, Massive

--Digital TV Labs Automates HbbTV Consortium Test Suite
--httv Integrates its New httvBOX Solution with Metalligence Set-Top
--Massive Launches Cross-Platform UI Development Toolkit for IPTV, Online Video and Mobile TV
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA and IBC 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 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Hulu, IP Vision, Panasonic, LG, Philips, Sharp

--Hulu Launches Subscription Service in Japan
--IP Vision's FetchTV Service to Be Offered via App on Panasonic's Viera Connected-TV Platform
--LG, Philips and Sharp to Work Together to Define Common Standards for Connected-TV Apps
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. As expected (see...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): NDS, BSkyB, DirecTV, Opera, CreNova

--NDS Launches VideoGuard Connect Solution for Operators Seeking to Bring Pay-TV to OTT Platforms
--NDS Secures Deals for VideoGuard Connect with BSkyB and DirecTV
--Opera HbbTV Browser Selected by CreNova for Hybrid-TV Set-Top Boxes
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. NDS has launched VideoGuard...

Interactive TV News Roundup (Part 2)

-- Oxygen Teams with Facebook for Paris Hilton Series -- Clikthrough Powers Hugo Boss Campaign -- Brightcove Launches App Cloud -- CableLabs Tests EBIF Apps -- France's Normandie TV Tests HbbTV Standard -- Univision Launches Web Novela -- SeaChange Debuts Advanced Ad Platform
Oxygen built a Facebook application viewers can use during the premiere of its new series starring Paris Hilton. "The World According to Paris," set to debut June 1, will include a live video stream and chat function on Facebook. The Facebook application is an extension of OxygenLive , the network's two-screen experience. More

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- DirecTV, Panasonic Fund Short 3D Films -- Vegas.com Targets UK Viewers with NetplayTV Roulette -- Teveo, Mediapool Market HbbTV Platform for International TV -- Ruwido Touts Haptic Remote Control
Looking to generate content for its new n3D channel, DirecTV is teaming up with Panasonic to supply six independent filmmakers with 3D equipment to create short films. The companies said they will run all six films on n3D, and premiere them this summer at the "DirecTV n3D Film Invitational Presented by Panasonic." The film festival will be held at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles. The winner will receive a $25,000 prize, and...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- MobiTV to Distribute Univision Programming -- DirecTV Survey May Hint At New Online Video Service -- Migratory Teams with ANT to Build Apps for HbbTV Devices
Video clips from Univision programming will soon be available on mobile phones, following a deal the top U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster struck with MobiTV Inc. The agreement will allow AT&T , Verizon Wireless , Sprint and T-Mobile subscribers with smartphones and tablets to access Univision content. Several news shows, entertainment programs and telenovelas will distributed by MobiTV, including “Noticiero Univision," “El Gordo y la Flaca" “Asi es la Vida." More DirecTV may be developing a new...

Interactive TV News Round-Up

--Al Jazeera Launches "Lean-Back" Version of its Web Site for Google TV
--Brightcove Launches "YouTube Sync" Capability
--Cisco's Set-Top Sales Decline 29%
--GetGlue Brings "Check-In"-Based Social TV to the Grammy Awards
--Howard Stern Live-Tweets "Private Parts"
--S&T to Showcase MHEG-IC and HbbTV Solutions at IP&TV World Forum
Here are some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: Al Jazeera , the Qatar-based news network whose coverage of the ongoing Egyptian revolution has been widely viewed and praised, but which has previously faced difficulties getting its Al Jazeera English channel carried by US pay-TV platforms, has launched a "lean-back" version of its Web site for Google TV . Google trumpeted the news, Friday, on its dedicated Google TV...

Tvinci Updates its "Pay-OTT" Platform to Support HbbTV

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