Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 8/28/14 (II): Clearleap, Scripps, clypd, Deal ID, Comcast, ContentWise, ADB, Minerva Networks, RDK, DirecTV, Dish Network

Eventbrite - TV of Tomorrow Show NYC 2014

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2014 (December 9th in New York City--purchase your Super-Early-Bird tickets here!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

  • Multiscreen Video Technology Provider, Clearleap, Signs Multiyear Contract Renewal with Scripps Networks Interactive; Will Continue to "Process, Manage and Distribute Programming" for HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, Cooking Channel and DIY Network
  • Clearleap Makes Push for Latin American Pay-TV Market
  • Clearleap Names Industry Veteran, Jeff Allen, VP of Business and Corporate Development (July 10th)
  • Programmatic TV Advertising Specialist, clypd, Announces "Industry's First Implementation" of Deal ID for TV Media Sales
  • Comcast Bills NBCU's Emmys Coverage as "Most Social Event Ever"
  • Comcast Targets Millennials with Xfinity on Campus Offering; Service Delivers Live and On-Demand Content to IP-Connected Devices
  • Milan-Based Personalization, Discovery and Recommendations Company, ContentWise, Names Ex-TiVo Exec, Pancrazio Auteri, CTO
  • Brazilian Operator, TIM Brasil, Taps ContentWise to Power Personalized Search and Recommendations for its New "Live TIM Blue Box" Hybrid-TV Platform (July 9th)
  • ContentWise in Global Business-Development and Technology Partnership with ADB (April 9th)
  • ContentWise Tapped to Power Personalization and Video Recommendations for Nordija's fokusOn IPTV Middleware Platform (April 8th)
  • ContentWise Powers Personalized Recommendations on Landing Page of Minerva Networks' New Minerva 10 Platform (April 7th)
  • Minerva Networks Tapped to Power TIM Brasil's "Live TIM Blue Box" Service (June 9th)
  • Minerva Unveils RDK-Compliant IP/QAM Solution, Based on its Minerva 10 Platform (April 29th)
  • Minerva Unveils Minerva 10 Platform, Billed as "a Highly Responsive, Extensible and Customizable Pay-TV Service Management Solution Featuring a Unique Distributed Architecture and a Portfolio of Optimized Native and HTML5-Based Clients," as well as "Real-Time Granular Analytics Tracking and Reporting" (April 7th)
  • DirecTV and Dish Network Offering Political Campaigns Ability to Send Ads that Are Targeted in Accordance with a Household's Political Views
North America