Open IPTV Forum

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): NDS, Accedo, Netflix, never.no, VidiGo Graphics, Open IPTV Forum, HbbTV Consortium, Ooyala, Playcast Media, QuickPlay, Microsoft Mediaroom

Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City)--and because of the large volume of news being generated by the IBC--we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format. We anticipate that it will take us a couple of days to catch up with all the recent developments, so if you have sent us a press release or...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): AT&T U-verse, Facebook, Comcast, Ericsson, Flipboard, Hillcrest Labs, Ooyala, Pac-12, Open IPTV Forum

--AT&T U-verse Launches "Facebook on TV" App
--Comcast Applies for Network DVR Patent
--Ericsson Finds 62% Use Social Media While Watching TV, Up 18 Percentage Points from Last Year
--Flipboard Launches Curated Video Sections
--Hillcrest Labs Launches Freespace MotionEngine Lite Gestural-Control Solution for Connected TV's
--Ooyala Powers Pac-12 Now App for iPad
--Open IPTV Forum Adds Five More Members
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City) , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format: AT&T U-verse on Wednesday unveiled an interactive/social TV app, dubbed Facebook on TV, that allows customers to access the social network while watching programming. "The Facebook on TV interactive app delivers an even better way to watch TV," the...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Open IPTV Forum, PlayJam, Smartclip, Rentrak, Rovi

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

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Movea, Music Choice, NimbleTV, Open IPTV Forum

--Movea Unveils "Chemistry of Motion" Technology for Rapid Prototyping of Motion-Controlled ITV
--Music Choice Unveils "Interactive Onscreen Design" for its Music Channels
--NimbleTV Unveils Cloud-Based, Social-TV Enabled "TV Everywhere"-Type Service
--Open IPTV Forum Adds Four New Members, Following Implementation of New Tiered Fee Structure
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 ( discount registration ends midnight next Monday! ), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Due to the volume of news generated by the NAB Show last week, we anticipate that it will take us a few more days to catch up: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an...

OIPF Publishes Release 2 of its End-to-End Specifications for IPTV

--Singapore Government Project Recommends OIPF Specs
The Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) --an industry group that is attempting to bring together telcos, consumer electronics manufacturers, and network infrastructure providers, in order to develop specifications for an open, end-to-end solution that will facilitate development and deployment of interactive, personalized IPTV services (founding members include Ericsson, FT Group, Nokia Siemens, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony and Telecom Italia)--on Tuesday announced the publication of Release 2 of its global end-to-end specifications for IPTV. According to the...

Open IPTV Forum Forms Working Relationships with DLNA, DVB, ETSI

-- LG, Samsung, Sony Pictures, Valens to Form HDBaseT Alliance
The Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) --an industry group that is attempting to bring together telcos, consumer electronics manufacturers, and network infrastructure providers, in order to develop specifications for an open, end-to-end solution that will facilitate development and deployment of interactive, personalized IPTV services (note: the organization, whose founding members include Ericsson, FT Group, Nokia Siemens, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony and Telecom Italia, recently published the Architecture Specification for IPTV infrastructure elements and services to be...

PCCW, Allion Join Open IPTV Forum, Bringing Membership Tally to 60

The Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) --an industry group that is attempting to bring together telcos, consumer electronics manufacturers, and network infrastructure providers, in order to develop specifications for an open, end-to-end solution that will facilitate development and deployment of interactive, personalized IPTV services (note: the organization, whose founding members include Ericsson, FT Group, Nokia Siemens, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony and Telecom Italia, recently published the Architecture Specification for IPTV infrastructure elements and services to be...

D-Link, DTS Digital, Dolby, SecureMedia Join Open IPTV Forum

--OIPF Recently Published Release 1 of its IPTV Solution Specifications
The Open IPTV Forum (OIPF)--an industry group that is attempting to bring together telcos, consumer electronics manufacturers, and network infrastructure providers, in order to develop specifications for an open, end-to-end solution that will facilitate development and deployment of interactive, personalized IPTV services (its founding members include Ericsson, FT Group, Nokia Siemens, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony and Telecom Italia)--announced last month that it had added four high-profile companies to its membership roll: D-Link Corporation, DTS Digital,...