Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Cablevision, CBS Connect, CrestaTech, Discovery, Revision3, EchoStar, EpicTV, Tvinci, Accedo, Barry Frey, Chyron, Comcast, OneTwoSee

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show, as well as moving to a new office (note: our new mailing address is 1274 35th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122), we are covering stories in this issue as a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources.

  • CEO Dolan: Cablevision to Deploy "Highly Graphical," Cloud-Based EPG
  • Launches "CBS Connect" Social Media Hub, Enabling Real-Time Conversations across all CBS Programs
  • "Smart Tuner" Provider, CrestaTech, Raises $13 Million
  • Discovery Communications to Acquire Online Programmer, Revision3
  • EchoStar Launches "World's Slimmest DVR" for UK's Freeview DTT Service
  • EpicTV Taps Tvinci, Accedo to Power OTT/Connected-TV Adventure-Sports Service
  • EVP of Advanced Advertising, Barry Frey, Leaves Cablevision
  • Chyron Shout Facilitates Incorporation of Social Media into Live Broadcasts
  • Report: Comcast to Debut X1 Cloud-Based Video Platform in Boston
  • Comcast Sports Taps OneTwoSee for Second-Screen Interactive TV
North America