Hillcrest Labs

Hillcrest Labs Launches Kylo Web Browser for Consumers Who Connect their Computers to their TV's

--Browser Immediately Blocked by Hulu
Hillcrest Labs , a company best known for its Freespace in-air pointing and motion control technology and its Loop pointer ( see, for example, the article published on itvt.com, November 11th ), on Monday launched a free Web browser targeted at consumers who connect their PC's or Macs to the TV. Dubbed Kylo and competing in the emerging OTT market against Boxee, among others, the browser is designed to provide a "10-foot"/"lean-back" surfing/viewing experience. It...

News Round-Up II: Miscellaneous

--Concurrent Forms Advisory Board to Provide Counsel on Cross-Platform Strategy
--DirecTV to Launch Three 3D TV Channels
--DISH Network, EchoStar Announce "TV Everywhere" Products
--Hillcrest Labs Integrates Freespace with Broadcom's Bluetooth Chipsets
--iN Demand Names Bob Benya President and CEO
--ThinkAnalytics Joins NDS's Recommendations Engine Partner Program
--NDS to Offer End-to-End e-Publishing Solution
--Sky Says its 3D TV Service Will Be Compatible with Sets from LG, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony
Here is a brief round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: VOD and advanced advertising technology provider, Concurrent , has announced the establishment of an advisory board. According to the company, "media industry leaders Chris Bowick, William Markey and Vin Bisceglia will serve on the board to provide third-party counsel on Concurrent’s cross-platform strategy and execution." DirecTV has announced plans to launch three 3D TV channels in...