HTML5

Exclusive: Zodiac Delivers its PowerUp HTML5 Platform to Two "Tier-One" North American MSO's

--CEO Brandon Brown Discusses the Deployments with [itvt]
Interactive TV software company, Zodiac Interactive , says that two tier-one North American MSO's have contracted with it for the integration of its PowerUp HTML5 Application and Services platform with their service environments.

The PowerUp HTML5 platform, which launched last spring, is billed as delivering a Web browser presentation engine coupled with a service layer, in order to provide a rich authoring environment with full browser control of all systems and...

Brightcove Targets Android and iOS Developers with App Cloud

-- Pricing for Enterprise Edition Starts at $15,000
Brightcove is expanding from online video to selling software tools and services that can help developers build apps for Android and iOS devices. The company unveiled its Brightcove App Cloud on Wednesday – a content app platform that combines an open HTML5 Web development model with cloud services. Brightcove said more than 1,200 users participated in a beta testing program for App Cloud, and that several apps built with its tools are available through Apple...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo, CIMM, A&E, Scripps, Rogers, Concurrent

--ActiveVideo to Showcase CloudTV Platform's HTML5 Support at IBC 2011
--A&E, Scripps Join CIMM
--Rogers Deploying Concurrent's Media Data and Advertising Solutions (MDAS)
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 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...

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 (VII): Ooyala, Aviesta, Opera, Pace

--Ooyala Powers Online Video for Aviesta
--Opera Launches HTML5-Based Connected-TV App Store Solution
--Pace to Launch Media Gateway at IBC 2011
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. Private sale site,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Netflix, Telemundo, OK Go, Google, Ooyala, Adobe, ODG

--Netflix in Licensing Deal with Telemundo, as it Prepares for Latin American Launch
--OK Go, Pilobolus, Trish Sie Team with Google to Create HTML5-Powered Interactive Music Video
--Ooyala Integrates its Online Video Platform with Adobe's Flash Access Software
--SeaChange's On Demand Group in VOD Deal with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Because the [itvt] editorial team is catching up with a backlog of news--and has also been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. NBC-owned Spanish-language programmer, Telemundo Internacional , has signed an international licensing agreement with Netflix , which it says will see Netflix making content from the Telemundo library available for streaming across Latin America when Netflix launches in that territory later this year. "The...

Interactive TV News Round-Up: Apple, ABC, Hulu, ITV, Kaltura, mgMedia, TotoTV

--Report: Apple Working with Major OEM to Develop iOS-Powered Connected-TV Sets
--"Expedition Impossible" Premiere to Feature Social TV Elements
--Report: Hulu Retains Investment Banks to Help with Possible Sale, Is Being Courted by Yahoo!
--ITV Taps Made By Many to Help Integrate its TV and Online Offerings
--Kaltura Enabling Internet Archive's Video Library to Support HTML5
--Mexico's TotoTV to Use mgMedia's Online Video Platform
--Time Warner Cable, Viacom Put their Litigation over iPad Streaming on Hold
Here are some other stories we didn't have room for in this issue: Citing a "former Apple executive, speaking with us on condition of anonymity," Daily Tech reports that Apple is partnering with a major OEM to develop and sell iOS-powered connected-TV sets that would come bundled with its Apple TV platform and iTunes. Producer Mark Burnett will provide live (on both coasts) commentary via Twitter during today's (June 23rd) premiere of his new reality...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo, BBC iPlayer, BigBand, Clearleap, CableLabs

--ActiveVideo Demo's Delivery of HTML5 Interactive TV Apps by its CloudTV Platform
--BBC iPlayer's Global Roll-Out to Begin in Western Europe
--BigBand, Clearleap Team on IP Video Delivery Solution
--CableLabs Updates Technical Report on Converged Cable Access Platform
Due to the large volume of news being generated this week by the Cable Show, we are covering today's stories in abbreviated round-up/summary form: ActiveVideo Networks has announced that it will demo at the Cable Show this week (Suite ES-8) how its flagship CloudTV platform can be used to deliver HTML5 applications to any digital set-top box or streaming decoder. "The role of HTML5 in enabling many of the most compelling user experiences delivered by...

News Round-Up (III): Bluestreak, Kaonmedia, Cablevision, Coincident TV, MTV

--Bluestreak Launches Integrated Flash/HTML5 Application Platform, Secures Deal with Kaonmedia
--Cablevision Launches Mobile App for Remote DVR Management
--Coincident TV in Interactive Video Deal with MTV
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by 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 your news covered in this issue,...

Google Develops Personalizable Interactive Video to Illustrate Potential of HTML5

In a posting on its corporate blog, Monday, Google announced that it has teamed with writer/director, Chris Milk, and the band, Arcade Fire , to develop a personalizable, interactive music video, entitled "The Wilderness Downtown" (note: the video's soundtrack is the new Arcade Fire single, "We Used to Wait"). The video is designed to showcase Google's Chrome browser, the company's Google Maps service, and--most importantly--the potential of the HTML5 standard and other open Web technologies...

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