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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): HyperTV, Intel, iStreamPlanet, ivi, Motorola Mobility, UltraViolet, nangu.TV, Netflix, Ocean Blue, Opera, Oregan

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: Second-Screen Interactive TV Company, HyperTV, Says it Is Ready to Target US Market Report: Intel's Media Group on "Hiring Spree" to Prepare for Launch of its Internet TV Service iStreamPlanet/TDG Survey Finds 75% of Pay-TV Subscribers "Highly Likely" to Use a Multiscreen,...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Accedo, Filmin, Samsung, AFDESI, Visiware, BBC Worldwide, UltraViolet, "Boxee TV," Civolution, HyperTV, Sky Italia, CodecSys, Comcast RDK, Digitalsmiths

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: Accedo Tapped by Spanish VOD Provider, Filmin, to Develop Apps for Multiple Connected-TV Platforms; First App Launched on Samsung Smart TV's and Blu-ray Players Wiztivi, Dotscreen, Nickelodeon, Stingray Digital, TDF/France TV, Visiware, nacamar, httv Win AFDESI's International Interactive TV...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Fox, UltraViolet, FX, "Sons of Anarchy," Magic Ruby, Delivery Agent, Google+ Hangouts, Intertrust, KIT digital, Channel 4, LG, Martha Stewart, Hulu, AOL On Network

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)--and because of the large volume of news being generated by the IBC--we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format. We anticipate that it will take us a couple of days to catch up with all the recent developments, so if you have sent us a press release or...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Univision, CIMM, Vision247, Racing UK, Walmart, UltraViolet

--Univision Joins Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM) --Vision247 Powers Interactive Horse-Racing Channel, Racing UK, on Freeview --Walmart Embraces UltraViolet via New "Disc-to-Digital" Service
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. The Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM) , a group that seeks to promote innovation in audience measurement for TV and cross-platform video, and that is backed by 22 TV programmers, media agencies and advertisers, said Tuesday that US-based Spanish-language broadcaster, Univision Communications , has signed on as a...

Samsung CES News Round-Up

--Launches AdHub Interactive Ad Platform for its Smart TV's, Partners with Rovi and YuMe
--Redesigns Smart Hub UI with "Smart Interactions" Voice- and Motion-Control, and Other New Features
--Reveals Plans to Future-Proof its Connected TV's via "Smart Evolution"
--Launches Camera System that Brings Connected-TV Functionality to Regular HDTV's
--Expects to Achieve 20 Million App-Downloads Milestone this Month
--Launches New Family-Focused Apps
--Partners with Rovio to Bring "Angry Birds" to its Connected TV's
--Partners with DirecTV to Enable "Boxless" Viewing
--Will Offer UltraViolet-Powered "Disc to Digital" Feature on its Blu-ray Players
--Demo's Pay-TV Apps from Comcast, TWC
Samsung generated a fair amount of news at CES. Here is a round-up: The company has launched Samsung AdHub , an interactive advertising platform for its Samsung Smart TV platform. "Through the newly announced AdHub service, brands can deliver 3D, video and interactive advertisements into the living room via Samsung's market-leading Smart TV's," it states in its press materials. "Samsung AdHub allows delivery of advertisements to the front page of Samsung's Smart TV interface, with...

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 (VII): Screenz, Sony, Warner Bros., UltraViolet, Wal-Mart

--New Venture, Screenz, Seeks to Transform TV Shows into "Multiscreen Events"
--Sony, Warner Bros. to Offer their First UltraViolet-Enabled Movies by Year's End
--Report: Wal-Mart "Very Close" to Adopting UltraViolet
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. Israeli broadcaster, Keshet Broadcasting , and international content and advertising company, The Box , have launched a joint-venture, called Screenz, that will specialize in cross-media products for TV production and distribution companies. The company bills the products as being designed to transform TV shows into "multiscreen events." "Screenz brings together the...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Current TV, Digital Rapids, DTS, UltraViolet, Edgeware, Ericsson, Eyepartner, Haier, Harmonic

In order to catch up with the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past two weeks at IBC, IFA, CEDIA, IDF and beyond, we have prepared a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. Current TV Names News Veteran, Shelley Lewis, EVP of Programming Digital Rapids Previews Hybrid Live Encoder for Multiscreen Delivery and "Traditional" Television Digital Rapids, DTS Unveil UltraViolet Tools Edgeware Launches Convoy VDN...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Rovi, Samsung, MTC, Softel, Nexidia, Solekai, DECE

--Rovi in DivX Licensing Deals with Samsung, MTC
--Softel-Nexidia Partnership Results in Two New Subtitling/Captioning Solutions
--Solekai Systems Tapped to Help Create Compliance Verification Program for UltraViolet
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA and IBC 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 yet...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): CBS Interactive, Clikthrough, Gucci, Hearst, DECE

--CBS Interactive's New "Star Trek" iPad App Proving Popular
--Clikthrough in Interactive Video Deals with Gucci, Hearst Publishing
--DECE Launches B2B Licensing Program for its UltraViolet Digital Rights Locker System
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: CBS Interactive contacted [itvt] last week to let us know that its recently launched $4.99 "Star Trek PADD App " for iPad (see the article published on itvt.com, July 11th) is proving successful. Although "it's only been available for two days, in the US it's beamed up to the #1 Paid...

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