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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VII): Univision TV Everywhere, Verismo, Viewbix, Viggle, Wiztivi, Yahoo! Connected TV, Youtoo

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show , we are covering stories in this issue as a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. Univision to Launch "TV Everywhere" Service this Summer Verismo Launches MelaTV App on Multiple Connected Devices in Indian Market Israel's Viewbix Raises $2 Million for its Interactive Video Platform in Canaan Partners -Led Series-A Funding Round Social-TV...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VIII): TV Genius, GfK Media, TVGuide.com, Verismo

--TV Genius Seeks to Enhance its Content-Discovery Platform via Partnership with GfK Media
--TVGuide.com Launches Social Power Rankings
--Verismo Unveils its IBC 2011 Exhibit Plans
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 (V): TV Genius, Red Bee Media, Verismo, Virgin Media

--TV Genius Acquired by Red Bee Media
--Verismo Launches New Business Unit Focused on Entertainment Services
--Virgin Media Launches V Festival Interactive TV App on its TiVo-Powered Hybrid-TV Platform
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, 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 see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us. Media management company,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Twentieth Century Fox, Cablevision, Verizon, Verismo, Verimatrix

--Twentieth Century Fox to Allow Blu-ray Customers to Transfer Movies to Android Smartphones
--USITC Rules in Cablevision's Favor on Four of the Five STB Patents at Stake in Dispute with Verizon
--OTT Specialist, Verismo Networks, Taps Verimatrix for Content Protection
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: Twentieth Century Fox has struck a deal with Google that will enable consumers who purchase certain of its Blu-ray disc movies (starting in October with "X-Men: First Class") to download a digital file of the movie to their PC and then sideload it to their Android smartphone, the Financial Times reported...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): TVO, Verismo, Techstorm, Visiware, Fox, will.i.am, YouView

--TVO's Academic Outreach Efforts Result in Three New Connected-TV Apps for Boxee and Yahoo! TV
--Verismo Powers Connected-TV Programming Service for UAE-Based Techstorm
--Visiware's "Money Drop" Play-Along Game to Premiere Tuesday, February 1st
--will.i.am Launches App Featuring 360-Degree Music Video, AR and other Interactive Elements
--Report: YouView Launch Could Be Delayed into 2012
Because the [itvt] editorial team was busy last week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011 , we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. We anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (X): Two Way Media, Ustream, Verismo, Verizon FiOS TV, VideoClix, Vimeo, Virgin Media (TiVo) Widevine (Google), Yahoo!, YouTube, YouView, ZillionTV

[itvt]'s daily news coverage went on hiatus October 18th in order to allow our editorial staff to work full time on TVOT NYC Intensive . This issue contains a round-up of some of the major interactive TV-related news stories that have broken since then. Due to the volume of news we are covering in this issue, our summaries of each item are somewhat more abbreviated than usual (note: extensive background information on most of the...

Verismo in Over-the-Top-TV Deal with MediaMall Technologies

--MediaMall PlayOn Will Allow VuNow Users to Access Hulu, Netflix, CNN and More
Verismo Networks , a Silicon Valley-based company that offers an over-the-top-TV platform called VuNow (note: the platform has traditionally been offered in conjunction with a small set-top box device called the PoD; however, back in February, Verismo announced the launch of a global OEM initiative targeting consumer OEM's, content aggregators and ISP's-- see the article published on itvt.com, May 8th ), announced Tuesday that the VuNow platform can now play content from, among other sources,...

Verismo Partners with Global Digital Broadcast to Bring its VuNow OTT Platform to the UK

--GDB to Provide Verismo with a Range of IPTV Channels for VuNow's UK Launch Next Month
--Microsoft Announces "Party Watch" Feature for Netflix on Xbox Live
Global Digital Broadcast , a Brighton, UK-based company that provides technical services to broadcasters looking to deliver their channels over IP (note: the company offers what it bills as an end-to-end IPTV solution that includes middleware, an IP set-top box, an online "virtual set-top box" application, secure age verification processes, and an app called MyPVR which allows users to save and access previously viewed programs), and Verismo Networks , a Silicon Valley-based company that offers...

Sherwood Licenses Verismo's OTT Tech to Transform its Audio Receivers into Internet TV Set-Tops

Verismo , a Silicon Valley-based company that offers an over-the-top-TV platform called VuNow (note: the platform has traditionally been offered in conjunction with a small set-top box device called the PoD; however, back in February, Verismo announced the launch of a global OEM initiative targeting consumer OEM's, content aggregators and ISP's--see the article posted on itvt.com, May 8th), said Wednesday that Sherwood , a company best known for its audio receivers, is integrating its platform...

Verismo Launches New Software Release for its VuNow Over-the-Top-TV Platform

--Round-Up of Recent News from Verismo
Verismo, a Silicon Valley-based company that offers an over-the-top-TV platform called VuNow (enabled by a small set-top box device called the PoD), announced Thursday the latest software release for the platform, VuNow 3.0. New features provided by VuNow 3.0, according to the company, include: Support for 802.11n, a format that is billed as significantly increasing wireless performance and range, compared to 802.11g. More wireless security features, including support for security with WPA, WPA2 and WPS...