Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 2/18/15: 120 Sports, "Modern Family," Apple VR, Genius Digital, Hulu, Netflix, NYT, Nielsen, SeaChange, Sony, Sorenson Media, Videology, SnagFilms

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2015 (June 23rd-24th in San Francisco --purchase your Super Early-Bird tickets here !), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Sports Illustrated's 120 Sports in Deal to Supply its Real-Time and On-Demand Sports Video to FanSided's Network of 300+ Sports Sites 120 Sports Launches on Google Chromecast 120 Sports Launches on Apple TV 21st Century Fox Completes...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): SnagFilms, Xbox Live, Softel, Harmonic, "TV Fairy," TF1, TouchFrame, Endemol, 51 Minds Entertainment, "Braindex," Google, Vevo, Videofutur, Philips

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period--as well as the huge volume of news generated earlier this month by CES 2013--we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Nuance, Samsung, ONO, TiVo, Orange TVCheck, PlayJam, Youda Games, RayV,, Cox, Rentrak, SnagFilms

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. Nuance Powers Voice Control for Samsung Connected TV's Spain's ONO Launches Campaign to Recruit New TiVo Customers Orange Launches ACR-Powered Second-Screen "TVCheck" App in UK PlayJam in Exclusive Connected-TV Games Deal for Youda 's "Governor of Poker" RayV...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Sky, SnagFilms

--Sky to Launch New Internet-TV Service for All UK Consumers
--Sky Go to Launch on Android, Offer More Entertainment Channels
--OTT VOD Company, SnagFilms, Closes New Funding Round
Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and other factors, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue,...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- NBC Nightly News rolls Android App -- SnagFilms Releases 400 Films through Mobile Apps -- Sales of Connected TVs and Devices Double in 2011 -- YouTube Launches Tools for Educators -- Tremor Video Promotes McLaughlin to CMO
NBC boasts that it's the first TV network to launch an app dedicated to its evening newscast. Its app for NBC Nightly news with Brian Williams , which launched Monday on Google 's Android Market, lets viewers watch various segments from each night's show, in addition to the entire broadcast. It also lets users browse story headlines and read a daily blog written by Williams.

News Round-Up (VIII): Sigma Designs, Microsoft, Ski Channel, Comcast, SnagFilms, Verizon, SyFy

--Sigma Designs Launches "Low-Cost" Set-Top Box Solution for Microsoft Mediaroom
--Ski Channel in VOD Deal with Comcast
--SnagFilms Plans to Increase Distribution, Starting with VOD Deals with Comcast, Verizon FiOS TV
--SyFy Launches Three iPhone Apps
The [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week and next, so we are covering most stories in round-up/summary form, and we anticipate that there will be some additional interruptions of our regular news publishing schedule beyond that. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience to our readers. System-on-chip (SoC) specialist, Sigma Designs , has announced the availability of what it describes as a "low-cost" Microsoft Mediaroom -compatible set-top box platform, based on its...