Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV):, QVC, MediaTek, Opera, Orange Livebox, "Star Trek," Rabbit, Redbox Instant, Samsung, Shazam, Velti, Softel, Sundance, Tool, Team Coco, Telly

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:'s Interactivity Suite Powers Social-TV Ticker for QVC America; Ticker Displays Viewer Tweets and Facebook Comments, Moderated on the Fly Names Jaron Millner VP of Australia and Asia-Pacific Fabless Semiconductor Company, MediaTek, Integrates Opera TV Store into its Connected-TV Chipsets; HTML5-Based App Store...

thePlatform Launches its Next-Generation Multiscreen Video Publishing System, mpx Beta

--Features a Complementary mpx Dev Kit
Comcast-owned white-label video management and publishing company, thePlatform , on Monday evening launched mpx Beta , which it bills as a "radically re-engineered video management system designed to deliver an unmatched combination of efficiency and scalability for publishing online video"; and also unveiled a complementary mpx Dev Kit. The launches were scheduled to coincide with thePlatform's 10th anniversary.

According to thePlatform, mpx Beta incorporates an entirely new and "intuitive" console for managing...