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Apple iPad TV and Video News Round-Up

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Here is a round-up of recent announcements and news related to the Apple iPad which [itvt] readers might find of interest: Apple has published a list of Web sites that offer iPad-compatible video. The sites include CNN.com, Reuters.com, Vimeo.com, TED.com, MLB.com and NHL.com, among others. Spin Media has announced that it will use Brightcove's new Brightcove Experience for HTML5 solution to deliver video to the iPad, as well as to the Apple iPhone and iPod...

Yahoo!'s Head of Connected TV, Patrick Barry, to Step Down

Patrick Barry --VP of connected TV at Yahoo! , who has become the public face of that company's OTT/TV widget efforts (note: in January, the company announced deals for its TV widget platform with TV manufacturers LG Electronics, Samsung, Sony and Vizio)--is leaving the company "to move on to new projects and aspirations." The following email from Barry, in which he announces to his staff that he will resign his position at the end of...

Sonic Solutions to Launch Yahoo! TV Widget This Fall

Sonic Solutions announced Monday that it plans to launch an interactive TV widget for its Roxio CinemaNow service (note: the company acquired the pioneering broadband VOD service last November and subsequently added the name "Roxio" to its branding). The widget, which is slated to launch in the fall, will be available on Internet-connected TV sets equipped with the Yahoo! TV Widgets service. "Whether on the go or in the home, consumers are increasingly looking to...

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