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Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Canoe Ventures, Comcast, Opera, Digital TV Labs

--Canoe Ventures Continues Hiring Spree, Outlines How New Hires Will Support its Strategy
--Comcast Casts Light on its Connected-TV Plans
--Opera Using Digital TV Labs' Ligada Test Tool to Facilitate HbbTV Browser Integration
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Canoe Ventures has appointed David Kelly as VP of affiliate relations, reporting to CFO, Neil Schaffer. The company has also provided more information on its recent hires and promotions of industry veterans Chris Pizzurro, Jonathan Bokor and Sanjay Patel (see the article published on itvt.com, September 15th), explaining how they will...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): ruwido, S3 Group, Broadcom, Teleplan

--ruwido Launches aura Gesture-Based Remote Control to Facilitate Interaction with ITV Content
--ruwido Launches voco media "Ergonomic" TV User Interface
--S3 Group, Broadcom Team to Enable Delivery of Digital TV Content to Multiple Devices
--S3, Teleplan in Exclusive North American Reseller Agreement for S3's StormTest Decision Line
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): ruwido, Mediaset, S3 Group, Spike TV, Loyalize

--ruwido's New Companion Box Connects Smartphones to TV to "Personalize the Viewing Experience"
--Mediaset Selects S3 Group's StormTest as its Multiplatform Test-Automation Solution
--Spike TV Taps Loyalize to Add Real-Time Interactivity to "Deadliest Warrior" Season Finale
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several 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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Ocean Blue, Access, RVU, S3 Group

--Ocean Blue, Access Team to Target Connected-TV, Connected-Home Markets
--Companies to Showcase New RVU-Based Products at IBC 2011
--S3 Group to Showcase its StormTest Solutions at IBC 2011
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several 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...

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...

Interview: S3 Group's VP of TV Technology, Philip Brennan, on the Company's New Deal with Canoe Ventures

S3 Group , a Dublin-based provider of automated testing solutions for digital TV content delivery platforms and devices, announced Monday that Canoe Ventures has chosen its StormTest Development Center as the automated testing solution for its national deployment of EBIF-enabled interactive TV applications. According to S3, StormTest Development Center will enable Canoe to test multiple set-top boxes from multiple vendors, across different operator networks, seamlessly and from a single testing platform.

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News Round-Up (I): Ball State University, Bell TV, Brightcove

--Ball State University Installs Closed-Loop Interactive TV Testing Lab
--Bell TV Launches VOD Service for Satellite-TV Subscribers
--New Brightcove Release Offers More Analytics Tools, Audio Quality Detection
Due to the large volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. Our regular news coverage will return shortly. OEDN (note: the name is an acronym for "OCAP/EBIF Developer Network"), an organization which is attempting to drive application development efforts using the US cable industry's OCAP/tru2way and EBIF middleware standards and whose backers include Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, Charter and Bright House,...

Digital TV Labs Launches CI+ Test Tool to Ensure Interoperability of CI+ Interactive Applications

Digital TV Labs , a company which provides conformance products and services for DVB-based markets, and which was formed in 2005 by a group of former executives of Cabot Communications (see the article published on itvt.com, December 20th, 2005), contacted [itvt] Tuesday to let us know that it will launch its new CI+ Test Tool for developing, testing and debugging CI+ implementations on host receivers at the IBC in Amsterdam later this week (booth 2.C27)...

Cisco Taps itaas to Provide Enhancements and Support for SARA EPG

itaas , an Atlanta-based company that provides a range of software development, integration and testing services for interactive TV (including ETV/EBIF, tru2way and IPTV solutions), announced Wednesday that it has secured an agreement with Cisco that designates it as the source for ongoing enhancements to and support for the existing Scientific-Atlanta Resident Application (SARA) viewing guide for Cisco's Explorer set-top box platform.

Under the terms of the deal, itaas says, it will...

OpenTV Partners with Coverity to Enhance its Middleware Testing Environment

Kudelski -owned interactive TV and advanced advertising technology provider, OpenTV , on Wednesday announced a partnership with Coverity , a provider of "software integrity" solutions, that it says will complement its middleware testing environment.

Starting this month, OpenTV says, it will begin offering Coverity Static Analysis software models to its integration and development customers and partners. According to the company, these Coverity models will help those customers and partners enhance the quality...

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