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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): SnagFilms, Xbox Live, Softel, Harmonic, "TV Fairy," TF1, TouchFrame, Endemol, 51 Minds Entertainment, "Braindex," Google, Vevo, Videofutur, Philips

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period--as well as the huge volume of news generated earlier this month by CES 2013--we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): HbbTV 1.5, Icareus, Comcast, HBO Go, Xbox Live, Jasmine V, IE

--Version 1.5 of the HbbTV Hybrid-TV Specification Released
--Icareus Expands its Portfolio of HbbTV Solutions
--Comcast to Give Subscribers Access to HBO Go on Xbox Live
--Jasmine V Partners with Microsoft Internet Explorer on Interactive Video
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. The HbbTV Consortium (note: HbbTV--short for "Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV"--is a pan-European hybrid-TV initiative that aims to harmonize the delivery of broadcast and broadband content through connected-TV devices) has published version 1.5 of its HbbTV specification. "Version 1.5 of the HbbTV specification notably introduces support for HTTP adaptive streaming...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer, Xbox Live, Brightcove, NBC

--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through March 24th
--BBC iPlayer Launches on Xbox Live
--Brightcove Powers NBC's New Emmy-Screener iPad App
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. The BBC has released the schedule of programming and interactive content that will be available via the BBC Red Button service through March 24th. In other BBC news: 1) The corporation has announced the launch of the BBC iPlayer on Microsoft's Xbox Live free platform--meaning that the online catch-up...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): ABC, Xbox Live, AT&T U-verse, BBC Red Button

--ABC Promotes "The River" via Interactive Experience on Xbox Live
--AT&T Launches U-verse iPad App
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through February 12th
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. ABC recently offered a Kinect -powered interactive experience on the Xbox Live platform, in order to drive interest in the series premiere of its show, "The River." "'The River' experience on Xbox Live allows viewers to go behind the scenes and uncover clues related to the disappearance of Dr...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Coca-Cola, YouTube, Espial, KPU, ESPN, Xbox Live

--Coca-Cola Promotes NOS Energy Drink via Interactive YouTube Video
--Espial Powers VOD for KPU Telecommunications
--ESPN Revamps its ESPN on Xbox Live Service
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. Coca-Cola's NOS Energy...