Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): SeaChange, Flashlight Engineering, SecondScreen Networks, Smokebomb Entertainment, Simulmedia, Nielsen, Softel, ThinkAnalytics

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 all recent developments, so if you have sent us a press release or briefed us about a piece of news, and don't yet see it covered here, please bear with us.

--SeaChange Launches "Unleash Video Codefest" App-Development Contest
--SeaChange Acquires ITV Software Company, Flashlight Engineering & Consulting; Names Eric Miller VP of Engineering
--Estonian Cable Operator, Starman, Taps SeaChange for VOD
--SeaChange Releases Financial Results for Fiscal Q1, 2013
--Second-Screen Advertising Specialist, SecondScreen Networks, Lands its First European Partnership
--Management Reshuffle of Shaftesbury's Digital Arm, Smokebomb Entertainment, Sees Departures of Co-Founders Sherman and Dales, Appointment of Transmedia Strategist
--Targeted Advertising Specialist, Simulmedia, Expands Relationship with Nielsen and GfK MRI
--Simulmedia Expands Set-Top Data Relationship with TiVo
--Softel Announces its IBC 2012 Exhibit Plans
--TV Search and Recommendations Specialist, ThinkAnalytics, Surpasses 70 Million Licensed Viewers in 16 Countries

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