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Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): LG, Miso, DirecTV, MobiTV

--New LG PenTouch TV's Let Viewers Interact with the Screen via a Stylus
--Miso Teams with DirecTV to Launch Broadcast-Synchronized Social-TV App
--MobiTV Planning IPO
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. LG Electronics has...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Civolution, Ex Machina, Miso, Vejo Park, Google TV

--Civolution Teams with Ex Machina, Miso, Vejo Park to Demo its New ACR Technology at IBC 2011
--Schmidt: Google TV to Launch in UK and Continental Europe Early Next Year
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. Civolution , a...

"Social TV and its Impact on the Marketing, Monetization and Experience of Television" at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2011

[itvt] is pleased to present a video of "Social TV and its Impact on the Marketing, Monetization and Experience of Television," a panel session at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2011 (took place May 17th-18th in San Francisco). The panelists for the session were: Todd Greene , CEO, Loyalize Amber Harris , Director of Social Media, Discovery Communications Fraser Kelton , COO, GetGlue Ryan Lawler , NewTeeVee (Moderator) Somrat Niyogi , CEO, Miso Will Wright...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Imagine, Miso, Motorola, Music Choice, Verizon FiOS

--Imagine Launches ICE Streaming System for Multiscreen Video
--Miso Lets Sports Viewers Check-in to Specific Games
--Motorola Launches Medios Xperience Platform for Personalizable and Interactive TV
--Music Choice Launches Interactive TV Widget on Verizon FiOS TV
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: Imagine Communications has announced that it is entering the "TV Anywhere" market with the launch of the new ICE Streaming System , which it says is currently in beta testing with several North American service providers. The company--which bills the new solution as "allowing service providers to deliver uncompromised video quality...

t-Bone TV Building Social TV Platform

-- Anthony Rose, BBC iPlayer Developer and Former YouView CTO, Leads Startup

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- DirecTV Shoots 3D Series on Women Surfers -- GetGlue Reaches 1 Million Users Milestone -- Miso Upgrades Social TV App for iPhone -- Hillcrest Raises $5.5M for Motion-Control Technology -- Synacor Teams with Akamai on TV Everywhere Demo
DirecTV is banking on 3D video of women surfers to help differentiate its programming lineup from pay TV rivals. The DBS provider signed Union Square Agency to produce a 3D TV series that will take viewers behind the scenes of the professional female surfing circuit. "Gone Until December" is scheduled to debut this summer on n3D, DirecTV's 24-hour 3D network. More After hitting the milestone of 1 million users, social-TV check-in service GetGlue is comparing...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- Mixed Reaction to Google's YouTube Plan
-- Cablevision iPad App Gets 50,000 Downloads
-- IntoNow Upgrades Social TV App
-- Miso Lands HLN's "The Joy Behar Show"

Google Ventures, Hearst Interactive Media Invest in Social TV Start-Up, Miso

--Miso Partners with Oprah Winfrey's OWN, Launches API
Social TV "check-in" service, Miso , said Tuesday that it has just closed its Series A funding round, raising an additional $1.5 million. The round was led by Google Ventures and also saw the participation of Hearst Interactive Media . Miso says that it plans to use the money to hire more engineers, and that while last year it "was focused on building a 'check-in' foundation," in 2011 it will "create more ways for people...

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...

Social TV Services, Clicker Social and Tunerfish, Launch Awards for Checking into Showtime Series

--Clicker Social Launches Comments Feature, Miso Launches Android Version of its Service
Last month (see the article published on itvt.com, August 2nd), online video content discovery specialist, Clicker Media , announced the launch of a social TV service, called Clicker Social, which it billed as "allow[ing] people to discover, share, rate, discuss, and check-in to shows on Clicker and third-party partner sites."

On Monday, the company announced the launch of a new Comment feature which it says allows Clicker Social users to "share...

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