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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): FremantleMedia, Google, MPEG LA, Harmonic, HbbTV, News Corp., Disney, Hulu, Imagine Communications, Innovid, Xbox 360, blinkbox, Netflix

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: FremantleMedia Names Keith Hindle CEO of Newly Created Digital & Branded Entertainment Division Report: Original, Gay-Themed Dramas Flourish on Internet TV Google Secures License Deal with MPEG LA Covering its VP8 Web Video Format Harmonic Launches Cloud-Based Video-Transcoding Service Harmonic Completes Sale of Cable...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Netflix, Xbox 360, Sainsbury's, Rovi, TV Guide

--Netflix on Xbox 360 Adds "People Search" Functionality
--News Corp. Chief Digital Officer, Jonathan Miller, to Step Down
--UK Supermarket, Sainsbury's, Selects Rovi Entertainment Store to Power New OTT Video Service
--TV Guide Launches TV Companion App for iOS Devices
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (we'll be announcing the date and location soon!), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format: Netflix on Thursday announced that its recent update for the Xbox 360 added a new "People Search" functionality, in addition to a "Just for Kids" section (see the article published on itvt.com, August 9th). "Search is an important...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Amazon.com, MGM, Lovefilm, NBCUniversal, Xbox 360, Paramount, Beenius, Broadcast International, TechnoTrend Goerler, Vestel

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting has been on hiatus for the past few weeks, because our editorial team has been working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We plan to cover the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and then to resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a couple of weeks to catch up with...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Univision, Xbox 360, Wiztivi, SmarDTV, HbbTV, Toshiba, YuMe, zeebox Australia

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting has been on hiatus for the past few weeks, because our editorial team has been working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We plan to cover the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and then to resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a couple of weeks to catch up with...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Cable Show's "Imagine Park," Ceton, Comcast, Skype, eBay, Entone, Foxtel, Xbox 360, IAB, Mass Relevance, Motorola, Nagra-OpenTV

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show , we are covering stories in this issue as a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. Cable Show 's "Imagine Park" to Feature Interactive TV Apps, App-Development Contest, and More Ceton Launches Companion App Comcast Launches TV Skype App eBay -Commissioned Conlumino Research Finds that 1 in 4 People Will Use Interactive TV...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): HBO, Xbox 360, Miso, USA Network, MobiTV, Texas Instruments

--Report: HBO Go to Launch on Xbox 360 April 1st
--Miso-Powered Second-Screen Experience for USA's "White Collar" Features "Superfans"
--MobiTV Teams with TI on Multiscreen HD Video Streaming
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 ( note: early-bird discount registration ends tonight! ), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. At an HBO event in San Francisco Monday, the company's co-president, Eric Kessler, revealed that it will shortly launch its "TV Everywhere" service, HBO Go, on the Xbox 360 , according to a report in Engadget. The launch is scheduled for April...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Netflix, BBC Worldwide, Xbox 360, NetUP, OWN, Media-Sync

--Netflix Original Series, "Lilyhammer," to Launch February 6th
--Netflix Secures Licensing Deal with BBC Worldwide, Launches Xbox 360 Experience
--NetUP Launches Android-Based Television Set
--Oprah Winfrey Network Launches Media-Sync-Powered Second-Screen App for iPad
Because the [itvt] editorial team has a backlog of news to cover following TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 and our post-event vacation, 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,...

Sesame Workshop, NatGeo to Supply Interactive Kids Programming for Microsoft Xbox

-- Xbox to launch Kinect Sesame Street TV and Kinect Nat Geo TV
Microsoft is teaming up with Sesame Workshop and National Geographic to develop interactive kids programming for the Xbox 360 that will allow kids to use Kinect motion-sensing and voice recognition technology to interact with educational programs. It also announced a deal with Disney Pixar to develop games based on Up , Toy Story 3 , Cars 2 and other movies. The Sesame partnership is a big lift for Microsoft, the Xbox 360, and its Kinect...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Microsoft, Roku, Facebook, BYUtv

--Report: Microsoft to Launch Zune-Branded VOD Service for Xbox 360
--Roku Updates its Facebook Photos App with Video Support, Other New Features
--BYUtv Channel Launches on Roku
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: Microsoft is planning to launch a subscription VOD service for the Xbox 360 under its Zune brand later this year, according to an article in The Daily. In a posting on its corporate blog last week, OTT specialist Roku announced that it has revamped its Facebook Photos app ("channel") and added...

Syabas Taps RealD to Bring 3D Functionality to its PopBox OTT Set-Top Box

--Boxee Integrates with Google Buzz
--MediaMall Technologies' PlayOn OTT Service Switches to Subscription Model
--Foxtel's Pay-TV Service to Launch on Xbox 360
--Sky Player Launches on IP Vision's FetchTV SmartBox Freeview+ STB
Syabas , a Fremont, Calif.-based company that specializes in over-the-top set-top hardware and software, said last week that it is partnering with 3D technology provider, RealD , to equip its new PopBox OTT set-top box with the ability to display high-definition 3D content (note: for more on the device, which features a user interface design from Moxi UI designer, Dewey Reid, see the article published on itvt.com, January 5th). According to the company, the partnership...

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