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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 7/28/14 (III): Beamly, Android TV, Brightcove, Rovio, CBS, Cisco, Civolution, SyncScreen, Tagvance, Xaxis, Talpa, Comcast, Lionsgate, TiVo, comScore

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT 2014 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period, we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke). We expect it will take us a few weeks to catch up...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Accedo, Deluxe Digital Distribution, Adap.tv, Nielsen, Adobe, AT&T U-verse, Disney/ABC, BBC, BlackArrow, Clearleap, Brightcove, Akamai, Rovio

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 ( June 25th-26th in San Francisco ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format. Due to the volume of news generated by the NAB and MIPTV shows, we anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all recent developments--so if your company has briefed us on an announcement or sent us...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): BBC Red Button, Beenius, Dune HD, CableLabs, Civolution, Comcast, Rovio, comScore, Dailymotion, Deutsche TV-Plattform, Digisoft.tv, Hambisana, Dish Hopper

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 ( June 25th-26th in San Francisco ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: BBC Releases Red-Button Interactive TV Schedule through March 23rd Beenius, Dune HD Extend their Partnership to Embrace Social TV CableLabs Taps HP Veteran, Christian Pape, to Lead its Silicon Valley-Based Innovation Group France Televisions Editions Numeriques Integrates Civolution's SyncNow Automatic Content Recognition...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III): Gravidi, Ridley Scott, Machinima, mirada, Nielsen, Netflix, NeuLion, Rovio, SeaChange, VOO, Squawka, CNN, Takes, Teleste

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Gravidi iPad App Combines Broadband VOD, Interactive Enhancements, Social TV and Tcommerce Director Ridley Scott Teams with Machinima to Develop Sci-Fi Web Programming mirada's Iris Platform Powers DVR Features for Mexican Operator Cablecom's "Digital 3.0" Service Nielsen Finds Significant Growth in "Zero TV" Households...

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...

Roku Scores Angry Birds

-- Rovio Strikes First Licensing Deal to Deliver Casual Game to TV
Roku struck a deal that will make the over-the-top video provider the first company to deliver Rovio 's popular Angry Birds game to the TV. Landing Angry Birds could help Roku market its Internet video set-tops, and the agreement opens a new distribution outlet for Rovio, which already has one of the hottest casual games on Apple 's iPhone, Google Android phones and other mobile devices. But Rovio hasn't yet reached deals to distribute Angry...