Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Open IPTV Forum, PlayJam, Smartclip, Rentrak, Rovi

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.

--Humax, Saudi Telecom, Jersey Telecom Join Open IPTV Forum
--Open IPTV Forum Completes Interoperability Event at Orange Labs
--PlayJam in Connected-TV Advertising Deal with Smartclip
--Rentrak Launches "Studio Share" Module for OnDemand Essentials
--Rovi Launches Rovi Analytics Reporting Tool to Quantify Advertising Effectiveness and ROI on STB's and Connected-TV Devices
--Rovi's DivX Plus Streaming Tech to Be Integrated into MStar's Connected-TV SoC's
--Rovi Says Set-Top Data Reveal Continued Consumer Reliance on EPG's
--Rovi Research Finds High Demand for Video Content Apps on Connected TV's

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