Playcast Media

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...

Multiplatform/Interactive TV News Round-Up (V)

--Nagravision, Samsung, NBC Universal, NDS, ODG, OEDN, Ofcom, Ooyala, OpenTV, Oxygen, PBS, Playcast Media, Press Association, Vizimo
Since February 3rd, [itvt] Daily News has been on hiatus, while the [itvt] editorial team produced the TV of Tomorrow Show 2010--and then took a few days off to recover. This is the fifth of eight round-up articles, in which we are covering some of the more significant developments in the multiplatform/interactive TV space that took place during our hiatus: Kudelski-owned Nagravision has announced that it is partnering with Samsung Electronics America to provide TV...

Playcast Media Launches Platform Enabling "Console-Quality" Games on Cable Set-Top Boxes

--Israeli Cable Operator, Hot, Launches Pilot of the Company's Service
Playcast Media , a start-up with offices in Israel and London that was founded by two Harmonic veterans--Guy De Beer, who previously managed that company's VOD product lines, and Natan Peterfreund, who was previously its principal scientist and who is one of the originators of the H.264 compression standard--announced Monday the launch of what it says will be a large-scale games-on-demand pilot program with Israeli cable operator, Hot. For the first time in pay-TV history,...