Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): BBC, BitTorrent, Vestel, CBS

--Report: BBC Trialing Audio Watermarking-Based Two-Screen Interactive TV
--BitTorrent, Vestel to Showcase Prototype of "BitTorrent Certified" TV Set
--CBS Launches Fall Preview iPad App
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 see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us. The BBC is...

SeaChange to Integrate Civolution's Watermarking Technology into its VOD Solutions

--Companies Say Integration Will Facilitate Launch of Early-Window VOD Services

Civolution Preps OTT Platforms for Premium Content

--By Steve Donohue Civolution took a key step toward allowing movie studios and other content owners to deliver premium content to connected TVs and other devices, integrating its watermark technology with an encoding system from Digital Rapids . The companies said the combination of Civolution's NextGuard watermark pre-processing technology and the StreamZ and StreamZHD encoding systems from Digital Rapids will allow for the delivery of pay-per-view content through over-the-top video services. NextGuard applies a unique...