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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...

News Round-Up

--Report: Google CEO, Schmidt, Championing "Interactive Video Ads"
--Reports: Hulu Planning International Hulu Plus Launch, Is in Talks about Launching on US Cable VOD
--MTV Acquires Social Gaming Company, Social Express
--Panasonic in VieraCast OTT Deal with AceTrax
--PlaySpan Launches Micropayments Service for Broadband Video
--USPTO Suspends DISH Network's Application to Trademark "TV Everywhere"
--Comcast Attempting to Register "DVR2Go" with USPTO
--Visiware Develops Multiplayer Skill-Based Internet Games for France's TF1
--YouTube Announces 4K Support, Partner Grants Program
Here are some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: Google is championing "interactive video ads," the company's CEO, Eric Schmidt, told the Wall Street Journal's Jessica Vascellaro at Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference last week. "Such ads, which could appear anywhere on a Web page, not just inside a video, would be like mini-Web pages," Vascellaro writes. "That means they could allow Web users to watch a video,...

Visiware Launches Interactive TV Games Packages on Telus Satellite TV

Paris-based interactive TV games company, Visiware , announced Wednesday that its ITV games are now available on Telus Satellite TV in British Columbia and Alberta. The company says that customers can subscribe to its games packages through authorized Telus dealers, by calling 310-MYTV, or by going to telus.com.

The Visiware interactive TV games packages that are now available to Telus customers are: Playin'TV, which provides unlimited access to 14 family-oriented games for...

Visiware Deploys Interactive TV Games on Microsoft Mediaroom-Powered Infostrada IPTV Platform

Paris-based interactive TV games specialist, Visiware , announced Tuesday that its Playin'TV games are now available on Infostrada TV, a Microsoft Mediaroom-powered IPTV platform operated by Italian telco, Wind Telecommunications.

According to the company, six games from its Playin'TV catalog that have been adapted for the Mediaroom platform--"Solitaire," "Reversi," "Tactic 2 Vitamin," "Twin Match Ocean," "Tweezle Lab" and "Buzzbee"--are now available free of charge in Infostrada TV's "Extra" section.

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Visiware Launches iPhone/iPod touch Version of its "A Tweezle Lab" Interactive TV Game

Paris-based interactive TV games company, Visiware (note: the company's ITV g ames channels, which include Playin'TV, Playin'Casino and MiniKids TV, have been deployed on around 30 cable, satellite and IPTV networks around the world, including DISH Network, Bell TV, Wind, Videotron, Canalsat, TPS, Numericable, Sky Italia, UPC, Nova, Multichoice, Dish TV India, StarHub, True Visions, Austar, Foxtel and Sky New Zealand), continues its expansion into multi-device gaming (note: see, for example, the article published on...

SoftAtHome Says Multiple Companies Developing for its Convergent Applications Platform

--Companies Include Accedo Broadband, httv, Punchcut, Visiware, Zappware
--Also Announces VOD Partnership with Anevia
SoftAtHome , a company created by France Telecom-subsidiary, Orange, with the stated goal of helping service providers deliver convergent applications for the digital home, announced Thursday that a number of companies--including such European interactive TV stalwarts as httv, Accedo Broadband, Visiware and Zappware--are "investing resources" in its SoftAtHome Operating Platform, and/or using the platform's free software development kit to build applications for it. SoftAtHome bills its platform as containing "all the features and API's necessary...

Visiware Launches Interactive TV Games on Videotron's illico Cable Platform

--Recently Launched Spanish-Language ITV Games on DISH Network
Paris-based interactive TV games company, Visiware, announced late last month that it has launched its Playin'TV games offering on the illico digital cable platform of Quebec-based MSO, Videotron, as well as on Videotron's Web site. The service, which on the illico platform is accessed through the illico interactive TV portal (customers access the portal by pressing the "A" button on their remote, and then access the games by going to the portal's "TV-Web Games" section),...

Visiware Launches New Version of its ITV Games Portal on Numericable

--Launches Games for Apple iPhone and iPod touch Paris-based interactive TV games company, Visiware, recently contacted [itvt] to let us know that it has launched a new version of its Playin'TV games portal on the networks of French cable operator, Numericable. According to the company, the portal--which is offered on Numericable channels 58 and 180 for a monthly fee of 5 Euros--now features a "more appealing" design, that can be adapted for occasions such as...

Visiware Launches New Version of its ITV Games Portal on Numericable

Paris-based interactive TV games company, Visiware, recently contacted [itvt] to let us know that it has launched a new version of its Playin'TV games portal on the networks of French cable operator, Numericable. According to the company, the portal--which is offered on Numericable channels 58 and 180 for a monthly fee of 5 Euros--now features a "more appealing" design, that can be adapted for occasions such as Christmas or Valentine's Day; a simpler and more...

Visiware Launches Interface & Design Department

--Forms Partnership with SoftAtHome
--Launches Promotional Offering on Bell TV

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