TV Everywhere

Bottle Rocket Names Scott Maddux General Manager of its New AWE Division

--Company's AWE Platform Powers Apps for Showtime, Discovery, and the WWE
Mobile application developer, Bottle Rocket , has appointed Scott Maddux as general manager of its new AWE business division.

[itvt] Presents...TVOT NYC Intensive 2012

East Coast "TV of Tomorrow Show" Event Will Feature Three Tracks, over 100 Expert Speakers and Panelists, Hands-On Workshops, the Return of [itvt]'s Popular Holiday Party, and Much More Tickets on Sale Now: Special Early-Bird and Group Rates Available [itvt] is pleased to announce that our third annual TVOT NYC Intensive will take place Monday, December 10th at 730 Third Avenue in Midtown Manhattan . As its name implies, TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 will pack...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Netflix, The Weinstein Company, Revision3, Time Warner Cable, Fox News

--Netflix in Multi-Year Output Deal with The Weinstein Company's RADiUS-TWC
--Revision3 Updates its Viewing Platform Line-Up
--TWC Launches "TV Everywhere" Access to Live Streams of Fox News, Fox Business on iOS Devices
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (we'll be announcing the date and location soon!), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format: Netflix has signed a multi-year output deal with RADiUS-TWC , the new multiplatform distribution label from The Weinstein Company. According to the companies, the deal will give subscribers to Netflix's instant streaming service access to a range of...

DISH Network CES News Round-Up

--Launches Whole-Home HD DVR Solution with 2,000-Hour Storage Capacity
--Adds VOD Streaming Support to DISH Remote Access App for iPad
--Partners with Thuuz on Google TV App that Offers Sports Fans Alerts Based on "Excitement"
--Signs Multiplatform Distribution Deal with Univision
--Gives Prospective Subscribers "TV Everywhere" Access to a Selection of its Programming
--Expands On-Demand Access to HBO Programming
--Adds 3,000 On-Demand Children's Titles to its Blockbuster @Home Entertainment Package
DISH Network generated a fair amount of news over the past couple of weeks at CES and beyond. Here is a round-up of recent major announcements from the company: Most significantly, the company has unveiled a whole-home HD DVR system consisting of two devices--the Hopper and the Joey--and providing the ability to store up to 2,000 hours of programming (thus giving it the ability to function as a catch-up service for primetime programming--see below). "The...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- BigBand Builds Virtual Zoning App for Targeting Ads to IP Devices -- U.S. Telcos Deploy Stringray's Galaxie Digital Music Service -- MobiTV Develops TV Everywhere Product -- Time Warner Cable Turns to Cloud-based Navigation Interface

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Roku, HBO, Sling Media, TiVo

--Roku Launches $49.99 Streaming Player
--HBO's "TV Everywhere" Service, HBO Go, to Launch on Roku
--Sling Media Launches SlingPlayer for Android Tablets
--TiVo Announces Availability of its $500 Premiere Elite DVR
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. OTT TV specialist, Roku , has launched a $49.99 streaming player, called the Roku LT. "The Roku LT streams 720p high‐definition video and features built‐in wireless," the company states in its press materials. "It will be available from Roku.com, Amazon.com and in retail stores nationwide beginning in early November. The Roku...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): SeaChange, Showtime, CTAM "iTV Idol," Sony Movie Channel

--SeaChange Launches Podcast Series on Multiscreen Video Opportunities and Challenges
--Showtime Networks Wins CTAM's "iTV Idol" Contest
--Sony Movie Channel Launches "TV Everywhere" Service
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. Multiscreen video technology specialist, SeaChange International , has produced a three-part podcast series on the opportunities and challenges facing multiscreen video service providers. The series features SeaChange president, Yvette Kanouff, in conversation with DTV Europe editor, Stuart Thomson. The three parts of the podcast are: 1) "The opportunities and challenges of...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Synacor, Grande Communications, UltraViolet, LodgeNet

--Synacor Targets Smaller Operators with "TV Everywhere for Everyone" Campaign
--Synacor to Power "TV Everywhere" for Grande Communications
--Consumers Can Now Set Up UltraViolet Accounts
--LodgeNet Joins DECE, Announces "Four-Track" UltraViolet Strategy
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. Synacor , which claims to power programming portals and "TV Everywhere" services that reach over 30 million high-speed Internet customers around the world, has launched what it calls its "TV Everywhere for Everyone" (TVEE) campaign. The company says that the campaign sees it investing in a platform that will enable independent...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): adBrite, Jivox, ADB, AT&T, Showtime Networks

--adBrite in Interactive Video Advertising Partnership with Jivox
--ADB in Gateway Deal with Lithuanian Triple-Play Provider, TEO
--AT&T U-verse TV Customers Gain Access to Showtime's "TV Everywhere" Web Site
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. Independent ad exchange provider, adBrite , said Thursday that it is partnering with cross-platform interactive video advertising company, Jivox , to offer advertisers video ads that incorporate Jivox's interactive and social-sharing capabilities. According to the company, the partnership will allow end-users to: "1) Share ads on popular social networks. 2) Watch...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Facebook, TiVo, Hulu, Netflix, Google TV

--TiVo, Hulu and Netflix to Support Facebook's New Social-Viewing Features
--Report: New Version of Google TV to Feature "TV Everywhere" Apps
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. TiVo , Hulu and Netflix on Thursday announced support for new social-viewing features on Facebook that were unveiled by the social-networking site's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, Thursday, and that will allow users to see what their friends are watching in real-time and then watch with them: 1) TiVo says that it will...

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