Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 9/11/14 (VII): S&T, Simplestream, Siemens, Snipper, Vidigo, Sony, Viacom, Suddenlink, Disney, TiVo, ThinkAnalytics, Thuuz, Thomson,, Juventus, Armstrong

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2014 ( December 9th in New York City -- purchase your tickets here! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Strategy & Technology (S&T) Takes Sole Control of Synapse TV and VuTV, its Joint Ventures with Simplestream; Both Ventures Are Focused on Delivery of OTT Services to Connected TV's S&T, Alticast Team on Demo of ATSC 2.0-Powered Interactive TV...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Rentrak, Screen Australia, STV, Spoke, Suddenlink, TiVo, Syfy, Taboola, Tanlines, OKFocus, The Creators Project, Technicolor, Tata Sky, Thinkbox

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco--Super-Early-Bird Registration ends next Thursday!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Rentrak's New 28-Day "Total Audience Viewing Report" Combines DVR/VOD Viewership Info with Info on Live TV Viewing; Finds "Significant Lifts" for Many Programs when Time-Shifted Viewing Taken into Account Screen Australia Planning to Distribute Aus$30 Million in Funding over Next...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Simulmedia, SoftAtHome, Suddenlink, TiVo, Samsung, Tesco, ThinkAnalytics, TWC, Twitter, Western Digital, YouTube, Freesat, zeebox, Viacom, NBCUniversal

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: TV Ad-Targeting Company, Simulmedia, Raises an Additional $5 Million SoftAtHome Integrates Microsoft's Smooth Streaming Technology into its SoftAtHome Operating Platform (SOP) Suddenlink Launches TiVo Mini to Support Multi-Room DVR Service Telemundo Internacional in Deal with Samsung LatAm to Launch VOD App on Connected...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Shazam, MLB Advanced Media, Sky, Starz, Cox, Suddenlink, TiVo, Toys"R"Us, Rovi, Viaplay, Philips, YouTube, Revision3, zeebox, Viacom, ShowCaster

Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City) , we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format: Shazam Partners with MLB Advanced Media to Enable ACR-Powered Second-Screen Interactive TV for Major League Baseball's Postseason Ryder Cup Coverage Generates Record Usage for Sky's Multiplatform TV Service, Sky Go; 174,000 Sky Customers Accessed Interactive TV Coverage of the...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): TiVo, AT&T AdWorks, Suddenlink, thePlatform

--TiVo in Data Licensing Agreement with AT&T AdWorks
--Suddenlink Rolls Out TiVo Premiere in Four More Communities
--thePlatform Promotes Three
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. TiVo said Monday that it has entered into a licensing agreement with AT&T's advanced advertising arm, AT&T AdWorks , that will "enable TiVo to improve elements of their research and advertising inventory offerings by incorporating anonymous and aggregate AT&T U-Verse and TiVo households viewing data...This arrangement empowers innovation while maintaining...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): S3 Group, Suddenlink, Umami, Visible World

--S3 Group Launches StormTest Decision Line
--Suddenlink Doubles its VOD Capacity
--Umami Secures $1.65 Million in Seed Funding for its iPad-Based Interactive TV App
--Visible World Enables True HD Addressable Ads on HD Networks
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks--as well as working on our second annual TVOT NYC Intensive event--we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us a few more days to catch up with all the recent news: 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 (VII): Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable, Vision IPTV

--Suddenlink Trumpets Success of its "TV Everywhere" Service
--Time Warner Cable Taps Ex-Joost CEO to Head Web Services and Technology
--Vision IPTV Launches White-Label Video App for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: Cable operator Suddenlink is trumpeting the success of its "TV Everywhere" service, Suddenlink2Go, which launched just last month. "Suddenlink customers streamed video content through Suddenlink2GO more than 630,000 times last month, for a weekly average of nearly 160,000 streams," the company states in its press materials. "In addition, the number of...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Shazam, Syfy, Suddenlink, SyncTV, DLE

--Shazam's Automatic Content Recognition Technology to Enhance New Syfy Series, "Alphas"
--Suddenlink Launches VOD in Auburn, California
--SyncTV, DLE in Deal to Bring Japanese Animation to US Connected-TV Platforms

Interactive TV News Round-Up: BBC, SeeSaw, HBO, Hulu, Rovi, Suddenlink, Cogeco, Shaw

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through July 4th
--Criterion Capital Partners Set to Acquire SeeSaw
--HBO Go to Offer Preview of "True Blood" Episode
--Hulu Considering Sale
--Rovi in TotalGuide Deals with Suddenlink, Cogeco
--Shaw Launches Gateway in Edmonton
Here are some other stories we didn't have room for in this issue: The BBC has released the schedule of programming and interactive content that will be available via the BBC Red Button service through July 4th. Criterion Capital Partners , the company that acquired the struggling social media service, Bebo , is set to buy SeeSaw , the broadband TV service from UK broadcast transmission company, Arqiva, according to a report in The Guardian...

Suddenlink Rolls Out TiVo Premiere-Based Hybrid TV in Three More Texas Cities