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Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Vevo, Vizio, YouTube, WeVideo, Yahoo!, Vuguru

-- Vevo Revamps its User Experience with New Social, Personalization, and "Long-Play" Features -- Vizio Launches YouTube App -- Collaborative Online Video Editing Company, WeVideo, Launches WeVideo Camera App for Android -- Yahoo!, Vuguru Partner to Develop Original Scripted Programming
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. Online music video service, Vevo (note: the service--which is currently hosted by YouTube--is backed by Abu Dhabi Media, Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group), has revamped its user experience with new social, personalization and "long-play" features. "The new Vevo is a personalized, social, long-play viewing experience," the company...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Vevo, Videoplaza, Innovid

--CEO Caraeff: Vevo Generated $150 Million in Revenue in 2011, Is Profitable
--Videoplaza Raises $12 Million to Continue Expansion into Connected-TV and Mobile-TV Advertising
--Videoplaza Unveils New Interactive Video Ad Formats, Partners with Innovid for Interactive Video Ads
Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and other factors, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: 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,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): eyeSight, Facebook, Vevo, YouTube, Motorola Mobility, ABN

--eyeSight Launches Gesture-Recognition and Hand-Tracking Technology for the Set-Top Box Market
--Report: Facebook in Talks to Take Vevo from YouTube
--Motorola Equipment to Enable Malaysia's ABN to Offer ITV, VOD and Other Advanced Services
Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: 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...

Vevo Launches Music Video Chats in 'Vevo Rooms'

- Users Can Chat in Rooms Dedicated to Katy Perry, Lil Wayne, Snoop Dog
Music video site Vevo is building several "Vevo Rooms" focused on allowing users to chat about videos from various musicians, including rooms dediated to Katy Perry , Lil Wayne and Snoop Dog . The company teamed up with Chill to build its Vevo Rooms project, which could help it increase the amount of time users spend on the site. Vevo viewers must login through Facebook in order to access the Vevo Rooms. Vevo is looking...

Vevo Launches Localized, Social Media-Enabled Music Video App for iPhone/iPod touch

Vevo , the music video joint venture between Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and Abu Dhabi Media, on Wednesday launched a free iPhone/iPod touch app for US and Canadian users.

According to Vevo, the new app--which it bills as "brought to you exclusively by our fine friends at AT&T"--allows users to: access Vevo's entire catalog of 20,000 music videos from around 7,000 artists and bands; enjoy such special features as exclusive...

News Round-Up: Broadband Video and OTT

--NBA Digital to Offer Extensive Cross-Platform Coverage of 2010 All-Star Weekend
--Netflix in Streaming Deals with Multiple Indie Film Distributors
--The Grammys Channel Launches on Vevo
--SmugMug Photos, DreamTV Launch on Roku
--Obama Stresses Support for Network Neutrality in YouTube Interview
--Sungale Redesigns its Kula TV OTT Device
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show (March 3rd-4th in San Francisco) and on our new EBIF Intensive event (March 5th in San Francisco) , we will be covering most stories in summary/round-up form over the next few weeks. Here is a round-up of the latest broadband video and over-the-top (OTT) news: NBA Digital , the new media arm of the National Basketball Association (NBA), has announced its...

UN TV Launches on Broadband Video News Service, Livestation

--YouTube- and Record Label-Backed Music Video Venture, Vevo, Launches
Livestation , a UK-based company that streams live news from a range of international sources via browser and desktop player solutions (note: the company recently announced the launch of version 3.0 of its desktop software-- see the article published on itvt.com, November 24th ), contacted [itvt] Tuesday to let us know that UN TV , the official TV channel of the United Nations, is now available on its service.

UNTV's content line-up...

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