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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): BBC TV Application Layer, BBC iPlayer, "The Voice," BBC Red Button, S4C, Blip, blurbIQ, Boxee, Brainient, VeNA, Bright House Networks

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 ( June 25th-26th in San Francisco--Early-Bird Registration ends midnight Sunday! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: BBC to Make TV Application Layer Open Source, in Effort to Facilitate Development of Connected-TV Apps BBC Commissions Six Original Dramas Exclusively for BBC iPlayer BBC One Sitcom, "Car Share," to Premiere on BBC iPlayer BBC to Offer...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): Sigma Designs, "The Voice," Time Warner Cable

--Sigma Designs Unveils Reference Design for Ultra-Thin Set-Top Box
--NBC Reality Show, "The Voice," Offers Extensive Social Media Integration
--Time Warner Cable to Launch Version 2.0 of its iPad App Later this Month
Due to the large volume of news generated over the past few days, we are covering today's stories in abbreviated round-up/summary form: Sigma Designs has unveiled a platform reference design for an "Ultra-Thin" set-top box that it claims will enable "an experience only found in devices that are combined with networking gateways" and "will add more fuel to the growing market of set-top-boxes by enabling these products to stream high-definition content from the Web, in...