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Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): TiVo, PayPal, ONO, Com Hem, thePlatform, RCN, Viaccess, Orca Interactive, Function(x) Viggle, Verizon, Visiware

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...

Orca Interactive to Present Workshop on Content Discovery at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012

[itvt] is pleased to announce that Orca Interactive will present a workshop/seminar on content discovery at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 (note: to view the full TVOT Schedule of Sessions, click here ; and to purchase tickets to the show, click here ): 10:45-11:55AM, Wednesday June 13th
Workshop: Seminar on Content Discovery, Led by Dr. Ofer Weintraub, CTO of Orca Interactive This seminar--led by Orca Interactive CTO, Dr...

The iTV Doctor Is In!: Searching for Guidance

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Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Rogue Paper, Sky, Viaccess, Orca Interactive, zeebox

--Rogue Paper's White-Label Second-Screen Platform Launches Content and Advertising Synchronization
--Report: Sky's New Formula 1 Channel to Offer Extensive Interactive TV Features
--Viaccess, Orca Interactive to Demo Multiscreen Solutions at Mobile World Congress
--zeebox Hosts Second-Screen TV Event at Pinewood Studios
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Rogue Paper , which offers a second-screen companion-app development platform, called TV Tune-In, for media companies (note: the company's customers include MTV, whose WatchWith app is based on the platform--see the article published on itvt.com, January 30th, 2011), said Tuesday that it has released new "Content Sync" and "Advertising...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Orca Interactive, Philo, LocalResponse, PlayLater, Prescreen, Red Bee Media, Scripps, SeeSaw, thePlatform, TiVo

In order to catch up with the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past two weeks at IBC, IFA, CEDIA, IDF and beyond, we have prepared a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. Silknet to Launch IPTV Service Based on Orca 's RiGHTv Middleware, Compass Content Discovery Social-TV Check-In Company, Philo , Acquired by Social Advertising Company, LocalResponse PlayLater "DVR for Online Video" Launches Prescreen...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Music Choice, Nielsen, Cablevision, Time Warner Cable, Orca Interactive, Viaccess

--Music Choice Sees Record VOD Views in July
--Nielsen Partnering with Cablevision, Time Warner Cable to Measure Live TV Viewing on iPad Apps
--Orca Interactive, Viaccess to Launch "TV Everywhere" Solution at IBC 2011
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks--as well as 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 a few more 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...

Orca Interactive Launches Compass Trax to "Engage Viewers in the Content Discovery Experience"

--Teams with Viaccess, SoftAtHome and Pace to Power Hybrid TV Service for Sweden's Boxer
IPTV middleware and content-discovery company, Orca Interactive , says that it will launch a new module for its Compass content-discovery platform at the IBC in Amsterdam later this week. According to the company, the new module, dubbed Compass Trax, offers viewers an "enriched" experience and a compelling way of exploring content, based on a range of "content tracks"; and "lets users enjoy and immerse themselves in the discovery experience on the way to finding the...

News Round-Up (VII): Orca Interactive, Alpha Networks, YouGov, YouTube

--Viaccess's Orca Interactive Teams with Alpha Networks to Demo turnKeyTV IPTV Solution at IBC
--New YouGov Survey Appears to Show Significant Consumer Interest in Interactive TV
--Report: YouTube in Negotiations to Launch Streaming VOD Service
Due to the large volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Our regular news coverage will return shortly. Viaccess and its IPTV middleware and content-discovery subsidiary, Orca Interactive , have announced that they will demo a white-label IPTV solution in Orca's booth (2.B40) at the IBC in Amsterdam next month. The "turnKeyTV" solution, which employs set-tops from China's Yuxing and service...

Australia's FetchTV Selects Orca Interactive IPTV Middleware

Israeli IPTV middleware and applications provider, Orca Interactive , said Wednesday that Australia's FetchTV (note: the Australian FetchTV is not related to the UK service of the same name) is using its RiGHTv IPTV middleware platform to power its wholesale subscription TV service, which is set to launch shortly.

FetchTV, whose content is secured by Verimatrix, plans to offer the full range of Australia's free-to-air digital channels, along with subscription channels, new-release...

Orca's Compass IPTV Content Discovery Solution Integrated with Trusted Opinion

--Orca Tapped by Vestitel to Power "Partnership IPTV" Service
At the IPTV World Forum last month, IPTV middleware and applications provider, Orca Interactive (note: the company was acquired last year by Viaccess--see [itvt] Issue 7.77 Part 1), announced the integration of its Compass personalized programming recommendation platform with social networking portal, Trusted Opinion. The company says that the resulting joint social TV solution will allow viewers to share personalized content recommendations with friends and family over the Web and to the TV. Orca bills...