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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): AT&T U-verse, CBS, "Big Brother," Comcast, Scripps Networks, Delivery Agent, History Channel, Elemental Technologies, Hulu, Kinect, MobiTV

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for a few weeks, because our editorial team was working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We are covering the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and will then resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a few more days to catch up with all recent developments, so...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Fathom, History Channel, Facebook, Twitter, IAB

--Fathom Launches Interactive Video Player
--History Channel Makes Extensive Use of Facebook and Twitter to Promote Titanic Programming
--IAB Releases "Video Suite," Updating VAST and VPAID and Adding New VMAP Protocol
--IAB Launches "Rising Stars" Competition to Foster Creativity in Digital Video Advertising
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Digital agency, Fathom , has launched an interactive video player, called Ingage (short for "interactive engagement"), that features embedded clickable buttons which allow users to choose paths to other videos or external Web pages. "On account of the generally more active nature of online video consumption as compared to...

"T-Commerce Deployments: Overcoming Challenges Evolving Best Practices" at TVOT NYC Intensive 2011

[itvt] is pleased to present a video recording of the session, " T-Commerce Deployments: Overcoming Challenges and Evolving Best Practices ," which was one of the highlights of our recent TVOT NYC Intensive event (took place December 5th in New York City). The session was described in the TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 brochure as follows:

News Round-Up (III): Miso, History Channel, never.no, Panasonic, Ubisoft

--Miso in Social TV Partnership with History Channel UK
--never.no to Launch Cloud-Based Interactivity Suite at IBC
--Panasonic Demo's Connected-TV App for 3D VOD, Forms 3D Connected-TV Partnership with Ubisoft
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...

News Round-Up

--Major Broadcasters Form Mobile TV Content Joint Venture
--History Channel Using Foursquare to Promote New Show
--Intel Demo's PVR Concept
--ON24 Launches "Social Webcasting" Platform
--Softel Working to Streamline Closed Caption Workflow on Avid Editing Systems
--Interactive Video Specialist, Veeple, Launches "VeepleTV"
--YuMe Announces Support for Microsoft Silverlight
Here is a round-up of some other recent interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: 12 major US broadcasters-- Belo Corp., Cox Media Group, EW Scripps, Fox, Gannett Broadcasting, Hearst Television, ION Television, Media General, Meredith Corp., NBC, Post-Newsweek Stations and Raycom Media -- have announced plans to form a standalone joint venture to develop a new national mobile content service. According to the broadcasters, the service will use existing...

Ensequence Appoints Two New SVP's

--Round-Up of Recent News from Ensequence
Portland, Oregon-based interactive TV authoring solutions provider, Ensequence, announced two additions to its senior management team last week: Andy Addis--who was formerly EVP of marketing at gestural navigation specialist, Hillcrest Labs, and prior to that, SVP of marketing and new products at Comcast--has joined the company as SVP of marketing and business development; and Tom Epes--who was formerly general manager of US services and support for the communications sector at Microsoft--has joined the company as...