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News Round-Up (V): Netgem, Microsoft, Opera, Oregan, Widevine

--Netgem Integrates Microsoft Silverlight and Play Ready, Launches New Range of Internet/TV Adapters
--Opera Launches Multiple Solutions for Connected/Hybrid TV
--Oregan Taps Widevine for OTT Adaptive Streaming and DRM, Debuts Motion-Sensing Remote
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a few more days for us 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,...

News Round-Up (I): Accedo Broadband, Widevine, ActiveVideo Networks, Cisco, Alticast

--Accedo Broadband in OTT Video Partnership with Widevine
--ActiveVideo Networks Teams with Cisco to Demo Cloud-Based Interactive TV
--Alticast Demo's Range of Interactive TV Products at IBC
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a couple of days for us 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,...

News Round-Up (VI): Sony, Google TV, Strategy & Technology, Widevine

--Sony Demo's Google TV Device at IFA
--S&T to Launch HbbTV Version of TSBroadcaster, Player App for MHEG IC and CI+ Markets
--Widevine Allowed Patent on Transcoding Broadcast Content for Internet Delivery
Due to the large volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IFA and the run-up to the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a couple of days for us 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...

Best Buy Taps Widevine to Provide Video Optimization and DRM for its Insignia Connected-TV Devices

Content protection and video optimization specialist, Widevine , said Tuesday that electronics retailer, Best Buy , has tapped it to be a "preferred" provider of adaptive streaming, virtual DVD-like controls and digital rights management (DRM) for its Insignia-branded connected-TV devices, which include television sets, Blu-ray players and media players. According to the company, its video optimization and DRM technologies will enable content owners and service providers to deliver content directly to Insignia devices in an...

Widevine to Provide Boxee with Adaptive Streaming and DRM

Content protection and video optimization specialist, Widevine , and OTT specialist, Boxee , said Wednesday that they will collaborate to make Widevine's adaptive streaming, virtual DVD controls and DRM technologies available in consumer electronics devices containing Boxee's software platform. As a result, the companies say, Boxee customers will be able to access more high-quality, premium content than ever before. "We are excited to work with Boxee, one of the most innovative media center platforms available...

Widevine to Protect Content on EchoStar STB's Equipped with Sling Media's TV Placeshifting Technology

Content protection and video optimization specialist, Widevine , said Tuesday that EchoStar's EchoStar Technologies and Sling Media subsidiaries have selected its DRM solution for the protection of content delivered by EchoStar's SlingLoaded set-top boxes (i.e. set-tops equipped with Sling Media's TV placeshifting technology, which allows users to watch and control their home TV remotely via desktop PC, Mac, laptop and a range of smartphones). Earlier this year (see the article published on itvt.com, May 5th),...

News Round-Up (IX): Tunerfish, WGBH, Widevine, Sonic Solutions, Saffron Digital, Hisense

--Tunerfish Launches iPhone/iPod touch Version of its Social TV Service
--WGBH Appoints Former ABC Digital Media Exec as VP of Broadband and Interactive Media
--Widevine in Deals with Sonic Solutions, Saffron Digital, Hisense
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering recent news stories in summary/round-up form. We anticipate that it will take a few days for us 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. We apologize...

News Round-Up (X): theChanner, Turner, Adobe, FreeWheel, Verizon, Widevine, LOVEFiLM, mgMEDIA

--theChanner Launches Social Music TV App for iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
--Turner Teams with Adobe, FreeWheel on "TV Everywhere" Solution for Verizon FiOS TV Online
--Widevine in OTT Deals with LOVEFiLM, mgMEDIA
The [itvt] editorial team is currently on the road, so we are covering most stories in round-up/summary form, and we anticipate that there will be some additional interruptions of our regular news publishing schedule beyond that. It will likely take a short while for us 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...

Brightcove Powers Video for New iPad-Ready Web Site from Bell Canada's Sympatico.ca

--Widevine Announces Support for Dolby Digital Plus
Broadband video platform provider, Brightcove , said Monday that it is powering video for a new iPad-ready Web site from Sympatico.ca , Bell Canada 's consumer portal. According to the company, Bell Canada is the first Canadian media company to implement the Brightcove HTML5 solution (note: the solution is also used by the New York Times and the Financial Times, among others): the solution allows Sympatico.ca's news and entertainment video portal to be viewed on...

News Round-Up (IX): Tremor Media, Two Way Media-Betfair-Samsung, Ustream, Verizon FiOS TV, Videotron, Widevine-Samsung, Yahoo!-Sony

--Tremor Media Names Ex-Googler, Matthew Corbin, VP of Global Platform Solutions
--Two Way Media Develops Connected TV Betting App for Betfair and Samsung
--Ustream Live Mobilizer Enables Brands, Artists to Launch Custom Ustream iPhone Apps
--Verizon FiOS TV Launches Zona Latina Interactive TV Widget
--Videotron Launches Broadband TV Service
--Widevine in Global Connected TV Deal with Samsung
--Yahoo! Expands Availability of its Interactive TV Widget Platform on Sony Bravia TV's
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering recent news stories in summary/round-up form. We anticipate that it will take a couple of days for us 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. We...

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