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Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): BlackArrow, Rogers Communications, Cable Interacts, Hillcrest Labs

--BlackArrow Powers Dynamic VOD Ad Insertion for Rogers Communications
--Cable Interacts 2012 Speakers Announced
--Hillcrest Labs Targets Smartphone and Tablet Space
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. Dynamic advertising-insertion technology specialist, BlackArrow , will announce today (Wednesday) that Canadian MSO, Rogers Communications , is deploying its Advanced Advertising System to power an advertising marketplace for its VOD services. "BlackArrow's Advanced Advertising System provides cable system operators and programmers with the real-time, multiplatform advertising-management and decision solutions...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ActiveVideo, Rogers Communications, Akoo, Audible Magic, TMS

--Report: ActiveVideo CTO, John Callahan, Stepping Down for New Role at Rogers Communications
--Shopping-Mall Interactive TV Company, Akoo, Awarded Japanese Patent
--ACR Specialist, Audible Magic, Partners with Metadata Specialist, Tribune Media Services
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. Cable-technology veteran, John Callahan , is stepping down as CTO of cloud-based interactive TV specialist, ActiveVideo Networks , to join Canadian cable operator, Rogers Communications , Light Reading Cable's Jeff Baumgartner reported Thursday. While his title and start date are "not immediately known," Baumgartner wrote, he will apparently be...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): SeaChange, Rogers Communications, Sky, S&T, icueTV

--SeaChange Powers Dynamic VOD Ad Insertion for Rogers Communications --Sky Launches "Sky Store" Transactional VOD Service, Replacing Sky Box Office --S&T, icueTV Demo Integration via EBIF-Based "Click-to-Text" App for Political Donations
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. Multiscreen video software company, SeaChange International , said Tuesday that it is helping power dynamic VOD ad insertion, during mid-roll breaks, for Canadian MSO, Rogers Communications . According to the company, Rogers is the first North American MSO to roll out mid-roll dynamic VOD ad insertion. "As one of...

Rogers Says It Will Offer Canada's Highest Capacity HD DVR

--BH Telecom Selects Espial MediaBase to Power its VOD Services
Canadian cable MSO, Rogers Communications , said Monday that it will offer a new line of Cisco HD DVR's (the Explorer 8642HD) that will include a model with the largest DVR hard drive (500GB) in Canada, allowing customers to record up to 62 hours of HD or up to 280 hours of SD content. "We understand that for our customers, entertainment is about the experience for the whole family and at the center of it...