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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 2/19/14 (III): NTT, Qualcomm, SeeSpace, Emotiv Insight, Storygami, Thinkbox, RCN, TiVo, Opera, Showtime, Roku, aioTV, TMS, Univision, NUVOtv, Vevo, Virgin Media

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014 ( June 10th-11th in San Francisco -- purchase your Super-Early-Bird Discount tickets here! ), and because we are catching up with a backlog of news (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Japan's NTT Develops Digital Watermarking Technology for ACR-Enhanced TV Broadcasts; Claims that...

Ooyala Launches Localized Version of its Broadband Video Publishing Platform for Japan

--Also Launches Self-Serve Web Site for Japanese Market
Earlier this month ( see the article published on itvt.com, January 12t h), broadband video platform provider, Ooyala , announced that it had entered into a partnership with NTT Smartconnect --a subsidiary of Asia's largest telco, NTT Holdings --to sell a localized, co-branded version of its flagship Backlot video platform in Japan. On Wednesday, the company launched the new Japanese version of the platform, together with a Japanese Web site.

According to...

Ooyala, NTT Smartconnect Partner to Sell Co-Branded Broadband Video Platform in Japan

Broadband video platform provider, Ooyala , will today announce that it has entered into a partnership with NTT Smartconnect --a subsidiary of Asia's largest telco, NTT Holdings--to sell a localized, co-branded version of its flagship Backlot video platform in Japan. According to the company, which says that the deal will establish it as a leading video technology provider in Japan (a market in which rival Brightcove has been enjoying some success-- see, for example, the...

Japan's NTT Signs MOU on Interactive Video with Ooyala

--Companies to Explore Collaboration on Interactive Video Advertising
Japanese incumbent telco, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT), announced Tuesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Silicon Valley-based Ooyala, to launch a "joint exploration of the business potential and technologies related to interactive video advertising." Ooyala, which was founded in 2007 by former Google employees, Bismark Lepe, Belsasar Lepe and Sean Knapp and which last year announced that it had raised $8.5 million in a funding round led by Sierra Ventures,...