Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 9/11/14 (IV): Jim Louderback, Discovery, Kaltura, Tvinci, Limelight, Maker Studios, MediaMall Technologies, Metrological Media, Xbox, Nagra, NBC Sports

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2014 ( December 9th in New York City -- purchase your tickets here! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Jim Louderback Steps Down as GM of Discovery Digital Networks; Was Previously CEO of YouTube MCN, Revision3, which Enjoyed Significant Growth under his Leadership and Was Sold to Discovery in 2012; Colin Decker Named as Louderback's Replacement Open Source...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): SendtoNews, Civolution, ISC, Comcast, Conde Nast, DG, Edge-Core,, Discovery, Elemental Technologies, Float Left Interactive, Limelight, Fox, Freesat

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Digital News Syndication Agency, SendtoNews, Selects Civolution's Teletrax Technology to Monitor Usage of its Sports Video Content on TV Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) Launches Open Home Gateway Forum to Develop Open Source Software for Home Gateways Comcast Launches Technology Research & Development Fund; Initial...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Google, SageTV, HBO, Limelight

--Google Acquires SageTV
--App Lets Fans Insert themselves and their Facebook Friends in "True Blood" Video
--Limelight Launches Interactive In-Stream Video Ad Formats for iOS and Android
Due to the large volume of news generated over the past few days, we are covering today's stories in abbreviated round-up/summary form: Google has acquired SageTV , a provider of media center and PVR software for the PC, presumably with the goal of using that company's technology to enhance its Google TV platform. "We're thrilled to announce that SageTV has been acquired by Google," a statement on SageTV's Web site reads. "Since 2002, we've worked...

Ooyala Launches iPhone App for Publishing Video, Brightcove Drops Limelight for Akamai

Online video platform provider, Ooyala , on Wednesday unveiled an iPhone app called OoyalaDirect that it bills as making it easy for video publishers who use its service to record and publish high-quality videos directly from their smartphones.

According to the company, the new app--which Ooyala publishers can download and install directly from the iPhone App store--allows multi-user access in order to make publishing faster and less centralized. A news reporter on...

News Round-Up (V): Limelight, Delve Networks, Motorola, Verizon FiOS TV, Notion

--Limelight Acquires Delve Networks
--Report: Motorola Developing Tablet Device for Verizon FiOS TV
--Ireland's Notion Develops "Meta-Mirror" Concept Platform for Two-Screen Interactive TV
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering recent news stories in summary/round-up form. We anticipate that it will take a few 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, please bear with us. We apologize...