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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): Motorola, Nagra, Rovi, Nuance, TiVo, Pace

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show , we are covering stories in this issue as a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. Motorola Unveils DreamGallery TV Navigation/Content-Discovery Interface Nagra Launches Broadcast-to-IP Gateway, Enabling Delivery of Live TV to Tablets, Smartphones and Laptops Rovi Teams with Nuance for Voice-Activated Guidance and Content Discovery Rovi TotalGuide Debuts in Pace Set-Top Boxes...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Philips, Rentrak, Collaborative Alliance, Rovi, Mitsubishi, S3 Group, SeaChange, Aprico, Cablenet, ShowYou

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show , as well as moving to a new office (note: our new mailing address is 1274 35th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122), we are covering stories in this issue as a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. Philips ' Smart TV Premium Lets Viewers Stream Content to iPhones and iPads Rentrak Partners with...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Rovi, NDS, Shodogg, Telemundo, Trendrr.TV, Shazam

--Rovi Extends EPG Patent-License Agreement with NDS
--Shodogg Opens Australian Office, Will Launch Consumer-Facing, Social Video-Sharing App in May
--Telemundo Partners with Social-TV Analytics Firm, Trendrr.TV, for Billboard Latin Music Awards
--Telemundo Taps Shazam to Bring ACR-Powered Interactive TV to Billboard Latin Music Awards
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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Rovi, ViewCast, Miranda, Renesas

--Rovi Unveils v9.5 of its MainConcept SDK, Secures Deals with ViewCast, Miranda
--Rovi Unveils v2.0 of TotalCode Enterprise with UltraViolet Support; Signs DivX Plus Deal with Renesas
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. 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 announcement, and you don't yet see your...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Rovi, Sony, SeaChange, ODG, Shaftesbury, The Company P

--Rovi in EPG Technology and Patent License Agreement with Sony
--Interim CEO Rau: SeaChange Looking to Sell Off its VOD Content-Aggregator Subsidiary, ODG
--Shaftesbury, The Company P Co-Developing Participatory, Transmedia Drama Series
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. Rovi said Tuesday that it has signed an EPG technology and patent license agreement with Sony . "The new worldwide agreement provides a license under Rovi's interactive program guide (IPG) patent portfolio and related product solutions to Sony Group's products and services, including online content delivery services and a...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VIII): PlayJam, Rovi, Sagemcom, RVU, DLNA, Softel, Tapcast.TV

--PlayJam Names Games-Industry Figures to its Board, Receives Investment from LVP
--Rovi in DivX Plus HD Deal with Sagemcom
--RVU Alliance Remote User Interface Included in DLNA Interoperability Guidelines
--Softel CEO, Sam Pemberton, to Present at NAB
--TapCast.TV Launches Social-TV Platform
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. Interactive TV games company, PlayJam , has added three senior games-industry executives to its board and advisory board: Tony Bartel, president of GameStop; Charles Huang, co-founder of Red Octane; and Chris Lee, co-founder of FreeStyleGames and Media Molecule. The company has also received an investment from London Venture Partners...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Roku, Rovi, Panasonic

--Roku Seeking to Raise $50 Million for International Expansion
--Rovi TotalGuide Launches on Panasonic Connected TV's, Blu-ray Recorders in Europe
--Report: Rovi Seeking Up to $800 Million in Refinancing Loans
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. Internet-TV specialist, Roku , is hoping to raise up to $50 million within the next three months, to finance its international expansion, founder and CEO Anthony Wood told Reuters earlier this week. The company, which has raised $32.5 million to date, began offering its OTT set-top boxes in the...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Rovi, KnowHow, Freescale, Pantech, RIM, Shazam, Softel

--Rovi Trumpets Customer Wins for Rovi Entertainment Store, DivX
--ACR Specialist Shazam Announces Faster Tagging, Content Sharing via Android Beam
--Softel Publishes "Executive Briefing" on Meeting FCC Mandates for Closed Captioning of Online Video
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 ( note: early-bird discount registration ends tonight! ), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Rovi has generated a fair amount of news at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week (note: more information on Rovi's exhibit at the show is available here ): 1) The company has announced that its DivX Plus Streaming technology will...

Samsung CES News Round-Up

--Launches AdHub Interactive Ad Platform for its Smart TV's, Partners with Rovi and YuMe
--Redesigns Smart Hub UI with "Smart Interactions" Voice- and Motion-Control, and Other New Features
--Reveals Plans to Future-Proof its Connected TV's via "Smart Evolution"
--Launches Camera System that Brings Connected-TV Functionality to Regular HDTV's
--Expects to Achieve 20 Million App-Downloads Milestone this Month
--Launches New Family-Focused Apps
--Partners with Rovio to Bring "Angry Birds" to its Connected TV's
--Partners with DirecTV to Enable "Boxless" Viewing
--Will Offer UltraViolet-Powered "Disc to Digital" Feature on its Blu-ray Players
--Demo's Pay-TV Apps from Comcast, TWC
Samsung generated a fair amount of news at CES. Here is a round-up: The company has launched Samsung AdHub , an interactive advertising platform for its Samsung Smart TV platform. "Through the newly announced AdHub service, brands can deliver 3D, video and interactive advertisements into the living room via Samsung's market-leading Smart TV's," it states in its press materials. "Samsung AdHub allows delivery of advertisements to the front page of Samsung's Smart TV interface, with...

Rovi CES News Round-Up

--Launches Second Generation of its TotalGuide Programming-Discovery Solution for Connected TV
--Launches TotalGuide on New Connected TV's from Toshiba
--Works with Samsung to Bring Interactive TV Advertising to Connected-TV Platforms
--Expands Feature Set, Device Support and Reach of its Rovi Entertainment Store
--Launches Digital Copy Solution to Enable Cloud Access to DVD and Blu-ray Disc Collections
--Adds Twitter Verified Accounts to Rovi Data
--Says Multiple Companies Now Using Rovi Cloud Services to Power Entertainment Apps
--Says Amlogic Will Launch First DivX Plus HD Certified Chipset for Android
Rovi generated a fair amount of news over the past couple of weeks at CES and beyond. Here is a round-up of recent major announcements from the company: The company has unveiled TotalGuide G2, the second-generation of its programming search and discovery solution for connected-TV platforms, which is slated for availability in the second quarter. "TotalGuide G2 will bring together a comprehensive range of Rovi technologies and services such as multimedia-rich and deeply descriptive entertainment...

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