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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 (VIII): Shazam, ITV, Technology Strategy Board

--Shazam, ITV in Exclusive Partnership for ACR-Powered Second-Screen Interactive TV Advertising
--UK Government Agency Launches Interactive TV Prototyping Contest
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): Shazam, TWC, Blue Wave Media, Unicorn Media, Viggle, USA

--Shazam's ACR Technology Powers Interactive TV for "American Idol"
--Time Warner Cable's TWC TV App to Offer Live Video Streaming on ICS Android Devices
--Blue Wave Media Taps Unicorn Media to Deliver Content to Connected TV's and Mobiles
--USA Network Offers Viggle-Powered Second-Screen Experience for "To Kill a Mockingbird"
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. Automatic content recognition (ACR) specialist, Shazam (note: the London-based company is best known for offering a mobile application that consumers can use to identify music, as well as unlock supplemental content associated with TV shows--a process it calls "tagging"), announced Thursday that the rest of the current season of...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Shazam, Social-TV Investment, Sony, Google TV, Triveni, BCM

--Shazam Releases Update to its ACR Technology, Allowing Faster "Tagging" of TV Shows
--All Things Digital's Kafka: Investment in Social TV Still "Fairly Modest"
--Report: European Launch of Sony Google TV Devices Pushed Back to September
--Triveni Digital, BCM to Partner on Interactive TV Demo at NAB
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. Automatic content recognition (ACR) specialist, Shazam (note: the London-based company is best known for offering a mobile application that consumers can use to identify music, as well as unlock supplemental content associated with TV shows--a process it calls "tagging"), has released Shazam 5.0, which it bills as a "major...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): SeaChange, Shazam, NBC, Red Bull Supernatural, SocialGuide

--SeaChange to Sell its Broadcast Server and Storage Business
--Shazam to Provide ACR-Powered Enhancements for NBC's Coverage of Red Bull Supernatural
--SocialGuide Launches Social-TV Analytics Product, SocialGuide Intelligence
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. SeaChange International said Wednesday that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its broadcast server and storage business--a move that it says will allow it to focus on its core software and services operations, including its backoffice, video-streaming, gateway-software and advertising solutions. "The sale to a group of...

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...

The iTV Doctor Reviews: Second-Screen Apps at the Oscars

Dear Readers: As promised, this week's column is a review of second-screen (iPhone) apps that complemented the February 26th Academy Awards broadcast on ABC. We'll be looking at Shazam, Miso, Viggle and ABC's in-house iPhone experience. The overall domestic Oscar audience was pegged at 38 million viewers, significantly less than the 44 million viewers for the Grammys, and only about a third of the Super Bowl audience.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): S3 Group, Centum, SeaChange, Procter & Gamble, Shazam, S&T

--Centum Taps S3 Group for Automated Testing of IPTV, Connected-TV and Hybrid-TV Devices
--SeaChange Releases First in Series of Four White Papers on Cloud-Based Video Services
--Procter & Gamble Taps Shazam for ACR-Enabled Commercial During Oscars Telecast
--S&T Trumpets its Role in CableLabs' Recent ETV Interop
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. S3 Group , a Dublin-based provider of automated testing solutions for digital TV content delivery platforms and devices, says that engineering company, Centum Solutions , has chosen its StormTest Development Center as its multiplatform automated test solution. "Today, Centum Solutions is using StormTest Development Center for the automated testing of...

The iTV Doctor Reviews: Second-Screen Apps at the Grammys

Dear Readers: Last week we looked at the iPhone apps that Shazam did for the 111 million viewers of the Super Bowl. This week we'll look at more iPhone providers for a slightly smaller (44 million viewers) audience: the Grammys that aired on CBS Sunday, February 12th. We'll take a look at the work of GetGlue, IntoNow, Miso, Shazam and Viggle .

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Shazam, Grammys, Turner, Verizon, ActiveVideo, Viggle

--Shazam Teams with The Recording Academy to Bring ACR-Powered Interactivity to the Grammys
--Report: Turner Set to Roll Out ACR-Powered Interactivity on Tablets and Connected TV's
--Verizon Files Final Brief in Appeal of ActiveVideo Patent-Infringement Rulings
--Social-TV Loyalty App, Viggle, Adds Interactivity to the Grammys; Has Seen 1.4 Mil Check-Ins To Date
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. Automatic content recognition (ACR) specialist, Shazam , teamed with The Recording Academy to add interactivity to last night's 54th Annual Grammy Awards . "When viewers use Shazam during the live broadcast of the awards ceremony," Shazam states in its press materials, "they can: 1) Look up the nominees in...

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